Category Archives: Gaming

Cheeky gaming ads: Vintage Japanese flyers

Before the world went nuts and people turned into whiny-ass vanguards of social righteousness, video game advertisements were frequently quite awesome. This is the second post highlighting samples of how the video game industry didn’t take itself so seriously and let their advertisements reflect the spirit of their games… through fun. This is our second go-around, this time looking exclusively

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Harambe’s revenge! “Ape Out” releasing in February for Switch, PC; new trailer revealed

The gloriously violent Ape Out is coming to Nintendo Switch and PC on 7 February. A representative for publisher Devolver Digital has released the following statement (under the false moniker of “CFO” Fork Parker): “Our team is pleased to finally announce a release date for one of our most anticipated titles ever in Ape Out. Frankly, it was a lot

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“King of Fighters XV” in development; planned for 2020 release

A representative from SNK Corporation has announced that The King of Fighters XV is indeed in the works, and it’s expected to hit home sometime in 2020. The announcement came during an investors conference and was later confirmed by Ruliweb. At the moment, there are no other details, so I imagine that some of you may be upset that this

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Limited Run unveils “Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse” collector’s edition for Switch; goes on sale 7 December

Limited Run Games has lifted the veil on the collector’s edition of Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse for Nintendo Switch. Originally released for the Switch in digital-only form earlier in 2018, Limited Run is producing both a standard edition for $34.99 and a pricier collector’s edition for $64.99. Here’s a breakdown of the collector’s edition package from the Limited Run

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“ToeJam & Earl Back in the Groove” to release in March; new gameplay trailer

After a chain of delays, the long-awaited return of Funkotron’s favorite sons, ToeJam & Earl, is finally upon us.* According to the latest backer update from HumaNature Studios, the fourth installment in the classic series, ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove, will land on PC and consoles 1 March, 2019. This news came along with a new gameplay trailer,

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Sony Japan Asia President responds to new PlayStation censorship policies

During a recent promotional event in Japan, a fan asked SIE Japan Asia President Atsushi Morita about Sony’s recent censorship of games with sexual themes and how the company balances freedom of expression in mature games. “About the censorship, we tried to meet global standards,” Morita said. “Regarding the balance of the freedom of expression and safety for children, it’s a

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Altus’ response to “Catherine: Full Body” censorship concerns raises more questions for PS4 owners

Atlus recently responded to fans concerned that the re-imagined Catherine: Full Body would be censored by Sony just as many other risqué titles have in the past few months. One such game is the visual novel Nora to Oujo to Noraneko Heart, in which jarring beams of light cover up many of the sexier images in the PlayStation version of

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