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The original “Devil May Cry” coming to Nintendo Switch

Capcom recently announced that the original Devil May Cry is coming this summer to the Nintendo Switch. It’s difficult to gauge the impact of this announcement as details are scant at the moment. After all, it’s quite possible that the Nintendo Switch version of DMC will be little more than a simple standalone port of the game included in the

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The butt is back! Latest “Devil May Cry V” patch reverses PS4 censorship

Last month, an update patch exclusive to the PS4 version of Devil May Cry V “Thanos-snapped” away Trish’s nude posterior in one of the game’s cutscenes. Now, a heroic avenger at Capcom has heard gamers’ cries for justice, and reversed the snap with yet another gameplay patch for the North American version of the game. Hail, conquering hero! We shall

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Mother sues EGM over son’s death 27 years after Sheng Long April Fools joke

In 1992, 13-year old Richard Hunt was awake in his room, well past his bedtime, playing away furiously at Street Fighter II on his Super Nintendo. Richard’s mother, Debra Hunt, recalls walking into his room at nearly midnight. “I was really angry with him,” she says “It was a school night. I remember I threatened to take the TV out

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Sony’s censorship policy hits “Devil May Cry 5” on PS4

Sony’s recently implemented policy of censoring third party games on the PlayStation platform has finally come to a triple-A release. Capcom’s long-awaited Devil May Cry 5 was released last week on all platforms, but the game’s day-one patch on PS4 censors a cinematic scene in the game using, you guessed it, lens flare. Keep in mind that there are slight

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Which “Street Fighter II” characters are least likely to survive their injuries?

Fans of Street Fighter II and other Japanese games may have noticed that a character’s blood type is often listed in their bio. There are some important cultural reasons for this, but could a street fighter’s blood type have real-world effects on their ability to survive all of those hemorrhages and cracked ribs? According to a study published in the

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Want an uncensored “Onimusha” experience? Play with Japanese voices

The HD remaster of Capcom’s Onimusha: Warlords is finally upon us, but those who remember the game’s PS2 release in 2001 may recall that a scene in the western versions of the game was censored when compared to the Japanese original. The scene in question is just before the boss battle against Hecuba, a female demon who transforms, quite dramatically,

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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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