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“Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris” brings back “co-sleeping” events

As part of the “Sword Art Online New Year 2020 Special” livestream, Bandai Namco premiered a first look of the “co-sleeping” events in Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris. This revelation happily contradicts previous comments by Alicization Lycoris producer Yosuke Futami, who previously said the these events would not be included. Throughout the game, the main character Kirito has become quite

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“Half-Life 2” mod “Natural Selection” blamed for school shooting in Mexico

On Friday, an 11-year old boy in Torreon, Mexico shot and killed one teacher and injured six others at his school before turning the weapon on himself and taking his own life. After an extensive investigation lasting a few hours, Miguel Riquelme, governor of the state of Coahuila, commented on the tragedy, noting that the shooter “was well behaved… and

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“To the Moon” remake arrives 16 January for Nintendo Switch; launch trailer released

Publisher X.D. Network has teamed up with developer Freebird Games to remake 2011’s To the Moon, an adventure RPG scheduled to arrive on the Nintendo Switch eShop on 16 January. According to the game’s director Kan Gao, the core theme of To the Moon is “seeking fantasy from reality.” X.D. Network has also released a new launch trailer for To

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“Mary Skelter 2” cleared for release in Australia fully uncensored

Game publisher Idea Factory has confirmed that their upcoming dungeon crawler title Mary Skelter 2 has been cleared for release in Australia by government’s Classification Board. The game was refused classification- effectively banned – last fall. The best part? According to Idea Factory, nothing in the game had to be altered or censored during the appeal process. Developed by Compile

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SEGA’s “Golden Axe: Revenge of Death Adder” finally coming home thanks to Arcade1up

Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Arcade1up announced that a Golden Axe themed arcade unit will be part of their 2020 releases. This machine includes several of SEGA’s “Team Shinobi”-developed arcade classics such as Golden Axe (duh), Shinobi (double-duh), Altered Beast, Wrestle Wars and Golden Axe: Revenge of the Death Adder. **rEcOrD sCrAtCh** You read that last one right.

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“Samurai Shodown” arrives on Nintendo Switch in February

According to a new listing on Nintendo’s website, the Switch version of Samurai Shodown (Samurai Spirits in Japan) will launch on 25 February in western territories. The reboot of SNK’s weapons-based fighter has been available to Japanese Switch owners since December 2019, while the PS4 and Xbox One versions released back in June 2019 (followed by Stadia in November 2019,

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Australian retailer leaks standalone physical editions of “Resident Evil 5 & 6” for Nintendo Switch

Because 4 just isn’t itchy and tasty enough…. Australian online retailer Mighty Ape has listed standalone physical editions of Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 for the Nintendo Switch. Both are listed for a 27 March release. Both RE:5 and RE:6 were part of the Resident Evil Triple Pack, which released this past October in North America and Japan

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