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NetherRealm to retire some “Mortal Kombat” characters due to cultural appropriation concerns

Say your final farewell to those ninjas, fighting game fans… In a recent interview with German outlet Das Voxel, NetherRealm Studios creative directer and Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon suggested that many mainstays of the fighting series’ roster will finally be retired after Mortal Kombat 11. According to Boon: “At the beginning, we just threw whatever we had against the

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SEGA’s “G-LOC Air Battle” now available for Nintendo Switch in Japan

The dogfighting arcade classic SEGA Ages G-LOC Air Battle has landed on the Nintendo Switch and is available now via the Japanese eShop for ¥999 (about $9). Remember, the Switch is region-free, so even if you’re in a western territory you can create a Japanese account and download the game. You can check out the launch trailer below, which is

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“Megadimension Neptunia­ VII” coming to the Japanese Switch eShop 19 March

Earlier this week, Compile Heart announced that Megadimension Neptunia­ VII for Nintendo Switch will release on the Japanese eShop on 19 March. So far, there has been no confirmation of an English language release on Switch. Originally developed by Idea Factory for the PC and PS4, Megadimension Neptunia­ VII is the latest installment of the long-running JRPG series featuring characters

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“Panzer Dragoon” Saturn trilogy coming to VR, includes rare “Panzer Dragoon Saga”

To mark the 25th anniversary of Panzer Dragoon‘s Japanese release, SEGA made a surprise announcement for Panzer Dragoon Voyage Record, a virtual reality-enhanced re-release of all three SEGA Saturn titles (Panzer Dragoon, Zwei, and Saga). Hold the phone! Panzer Dragoon Saga?! The highly sought-after RPG title that really doesn’t make much sense to release in VR? That’s what the official

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