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Below are the news stories that may not have made the headlines today but are worth reading!
Gamers never die…..
Just like the Games of Our Lives…
/// GAMES FEATURED
►Kingdom Hearts III
►Star Wars: Battlefront
►Star Ocean 5
►Batman: Arkham Knight
►Mega Man Legacy Collection
►MGSV: The Phantom Pain
►Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul
/// Kingdom Hearts III and Star Wars: Battlefront will appear at D23 Expo 2015!
In the Hall D23 presentation on Sunday, August 16 at 11 a.m., fans won’t want to miss never-before-seen gameplay, trailers, new reveals and surprises from Disney Interactive’s most anticipated games. Among the games participating in the presentation are: Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, Star Wars™ Battlefront™ from Electronic Arts and KINGDOM HEARTS III from Square Enix. Disney Interactive will showcase more Star Wars characters and Play Sets new to Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition and provide the entire audience with limited-edition giveaways exclusively for Hall D23. Electronic Arts will give guests an in-depth look at Star Wars Battlefront, the authentic Star Wars gaming experience coming November 17. Square Enix will also bring special guests and surprises to Hall D23 to reveal new information from KINGDOM HEARTS III. [Source]
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/// Star Ocean 5’s Battle System Will Be Similar To That Of Infinite Undiscovery!
Tri-Ace are working on the latest installment of their sci-fi RPG series with Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Key developers recently shared more on the game’s development in an interview with 4Gamer.
►In the series’ timeline, there are still plenty of stories that have yet to be told. As a result of looking at what kind of story might be interesting, it was decided to do something that takes place between Star Ocean 2 and Star Ocean 3.
►There are fans that may think that it would be difficult to have a sequel to Star Ocean 3, but they say that if they give it some thought, then it would be entirely possible.
►The story’s concept is in the subtitle “Integrity and Faithlessness”. This subtitle had been decided on prior to prior to the scenario.
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/// 1989 Batman Movie & More New Skins Coming to Batman: Arkham Knight Next Month!
/// Dead Island 2 developer Yager dropped by Deep Silver!
With Dead Island 2, Deep Silver has always been dedicated to delivering the sequel that Dead Island fans deserve. After careful consideration, today we announce the decision to part ways with development partner Yager. We will continue working towards bringing our vision of Dead Island 2 to life, and we will share further information at a later stage.
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/// Mega Man Legacy Collection | Key art from Mega Man 1 and 2!
/// Prototype Biohazard Bundle Quietly Releases on PS4 and Xbox One!
/// Hideo Kojima & His Studio removed from Final MGSV: The Phantom Pain Cover!
/// Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul | Fenrir vs. Dragon Shiryu Gameplay!
/// Arc System Works Want To Make A New Fighter, Following Guilty Gear And BlazBlue!
“We need to establish a new fighting game that follows Guilty Gear and BlazBlue,” says Kidooka when asked about what else is next. “And smartphone games as well. This doesn’t mean that we’re going to become a company that focuses on smartphone games, but I’d like to find a way for it that can successfully be accepted by both the players and the staff.” [Source]
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/// N++ Launches on PS4 July 28th!
/// Earth Wars | Gameplay!
/// Compile Heart Working On A Brand New Title With A Surprising Collaboration!
During the interview, Famitsu points out that it looks like Idea Factory have been putting in more effort in the overseas market recently, and ask if they could share more on that front.
“The Neptunia series is very popular, our staff really understands these games and what’s inside the limited edition versions, and the fans overseas are very enthusiastic about it as well,” says Kochiwa. “Besides that, we’re seeing great numbers from Hakuoki, Steam, and Android.”
/// Metal Gear Rising director: ‘I want to make a Kill La Kill or Berserk game’!
@TheBudgiecat I want to make the KillLaKill or Berserk.
— 齋藤健治 (@PG_saito) July 10, 2015
/// PlayStation Mobile Ending Distribution Tomorrow!
Here’s a reminder that tomorrow, July 15, 2015, will be the very last day for the distribution of PlayStation Mobile content.
That means that no new PS Mobile games will be able to release after tomorrow, and no new purchases can be made. Users will have until September 10 of this year to re-download purchased content before PS Mobile shuts down entirely. In order to play PS Mobile content after September 10, users will have to register their devices.