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“Welcome to the new ’90s” – Sony insists that XSEED censor “Senran Kagura Burst: ReNewal” in the West (opinion)

In a unsettling turn of events, the release of Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal has been delayed for both PlayStation 4 and PC. Why? According to the game’s publisher, XSEED, Sony has insisted that a feature of the game called “intimacy mode” be removed. XSEED has chosen to do so rather than not release the game in the West, but the

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The ESRB rates survival horror title “Corpse Party: Blood Drive” for the Nintendo Switch

According to a new rating from the Electronic Software Ratings Board (ESRB), Corpse Party: Blood Drive looks to be headed to the Nintendo Switch. Originally released on PlayStation Vita in 2014 (launch trailer below) and mobile platforms in 2017, Corpse Party: Blood Drive is actually the fifth game in the survival horror game series. The first game, Corpse Party Blood

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Soulcalibur documentary released ahead of “Soulcalibur VI” launch; confirmed character roster so far

On Tuesday, Bandai Namco released a Soulcalibur retrospective documentary on their YouTube channel celebrating the legacy of their classic fighting series. The first in a series, the video features several interviews with expert Soulcalibur players and mostly highlights the competitive fighting game community’s engagement with both Soulcalibur I and II. It’s not currently know how many parts the full documentary

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GOG celebrates 10th anniversary by giving away “Shadow Warrior 2” until noon, 6 October EST

Until noon on 6 October (EST), you can download Shadow Warrior 2 free of charge compliments of GOG.com. The occasion? It happens to be GOG’s 10th anniversary, and the folks running the site decided to give an anniversary present to its customers. In the days running up to the anniversary event, GOG ran a poll asking customers which of three

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Inferno confirmed for Soulcalibur VI, but can’t be used in online matches

On Friday, Bandai Namco officially announced that the flaming abomination Inferno would be returning for Soulcalibur VI. As in previous installments of the weapons-based fighting series, Inferno’s powers mimic those of other fighters. The only snag? He can’t be used in online matches. Bandai Namco Europe released a trailer and an official character biography for Inferno, both of which you

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Leak confirmed: “Yakuza Kiwami” and “Bulletstorm” are November’s free PS Plus games

Overnight, an image on the official PlayStation Plus page indicated that November’s free PS4 games would be Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition and Yakuza Kiwami. The image was almost certainly posted in error, as the free game announcements for PS Plus members are not typically announced this far in advance. However, a few hours later, a representative from SEGA confirmed that

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