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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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IDW cancels Rocketeer reboot just weeks before release

The upcoming comic book reboot of The Rocketeer has been cancelled by publisher IDW. Rocketeer Reborn was planned as a 5-issue miniseries with the first issue scheduled to release on 26 December. While no reason for the cancellation has been given, it’s possible that IDW simply didn’t receive enough interest (or orders) from comic book retailers, particularly considering the licensing

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“Graveyard Shift” to be published by ALL CAPS COMICS

In a recent livestream on his YouTube channel, comic book artist and Internet talk show host Ethan Van Sciver announced that the Graveyard Shift series would be published by his new publishing company, ALL CAPS COMICS. (I get the joke, but I hate him for putting his company name in “all caps”) Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described

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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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