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“Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed” Headed West this Summer

Publisher XSeed Games has announced that Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed will be receiving a western release in summer 2021 for Steam PC, PS4 and Nintendo Switch, following the Japanese launch on 20 May 2021. Hellbound & Debriefed is an HD remake of the 2011 original on PSP. In addition to a standard release, there will also be a special

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“King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match” Now Available on PS4

On Tuesday, SNK announced that The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match is now available on PS4 for $14.99. While the original KOF 2002 has been available on PS4 for some time as a $7.99 Arcade Archives title, the new Unlimited Match release boasts several new features, which include: Graphical improvements Redesigned character abilities Remastered Soundtrack Rollback Netcode for Online

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“Mass Effect Legendary Edition” Censored According to Developers

Publisher Electronic Arts finally unveiled the first official trailer for Mass Effect Legendary Edition, a remastered edition of the original Mass Effect trilogy that undoubtedly hopes to wash away the bad taste left behind by Mass Effect Andromeda and Anthem. In a recent interview with Metro, members of the MELE development team discussed their approach to updating the games for

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“Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 2” Will “Subvert Expectations”, According to Game’s Producer

As part of an interview held at the Computer Entertainment Developers Conference (CEDEC), Final Fantasy VII Remake co-director Naoki Hamaguchi and producer Yoshinori Kitase discussed their original vision for the project, as well as their plans for the upcoming sequel. During these talks, Kitase mentioned how he hoped to “deceive players in a positive way”, and that he intends for

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Polymega Manufacturer Asks Walmart Customers to Cancel Their Preorders

Despite a few delays along the way, the release of the retro clone console known as the Polymega is nearly upon us. However, the system’s manufacturer Playmaji is asking for Walmart customers to cancel their preorders with the retail giant. Why? Here’s the official statement from Playmaji: “Walmart.com went through a personel change sometime in Q3-Q4 of last year, and

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“Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World” Set for April Release in Japan; New Trailer Revealed

Game publisher G Choice and developer Studio Artdink have announced that Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will launch for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam PC on 22 April in Japan. For western gamers, Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is ambiguously scheduled to release in “early 2021” for the same platforms. If you can’t wait, the Japanese Switch release

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“Habroxia 2” Coming to Steam PC, Consoles in February

Publisher Eastasiasoft and developer Lillymo Games have announced that retro-inspired shoot ’em up Habroxia 2 will be coming 3 February to PC and consoles. Despite its old school aesthetics, Habroxia 2 mixes up the formula by adding both vertical and side-scrolling stages, non-linear progression, and twin-stick aiming controls. There’s also options to upgrade and customize your ship and a New

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Compile Heart Releases New Trailer for “Go! Go! 5 Jigen Game Neptune: re★Verse”

Developer Compile Heart has released a new trailer for Go! Go! 5 Jigen Game Neptune: re★Verse, which is described as its definitive edition of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1+ for PS5. Yeesh, that’s a mouthful. Let’s get on with the trailer! This new version brings with it a number of new features, including: Enhanced game systems Updated UI A new tutorial

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“Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Dry Twice” Coming to Consoles in 2021

On Wednesday, game publisher Assemble Entertainment and developer CrazyBunch announced that their erotic point & click adventure game Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Dry Twice is cumming coming to the PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch in Spring 2021 via each console’s digital marketplace. Physical retail versions will be available in multiple European countries thanks to a partnership with

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Survival Horror “Chernobylite” Coming to Steam PC, Next-Gen Consoles in 2021

Publisher All In! Games and developer The Farm 51 have announced that their upcoming sci-fi survival horror game Chernobylite will release sometime in 2021. In addition to PC, PS4, and Xbox One, All In! Games also confirmed that next-gen versions of Chernobylite are coming alongside the current-gen releases, so we can therefore expect to see the game on both PS5

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Western Release of PS4 Brawler “Uppers” Cancelled; Still Coming to PC

Late last week, publishers XSEED and Marvelous announced that their 3D brawling game Uppers will be headed to Steam PC on 21 October. In addition to the standard edition priced at $29.99, there will also be a Digital Deluxe Edition that includes a digital art book and a 46-track soundtrack for $39.99. Keen readers of The Splintering may recall that

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Backlog Review: “Claire: Extended Cut” (PS4, Vita, PC, Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering‘s Festival of Dread event, our month-long celebration of all things evil and eerie! And hoo-boy, do we have some great evil to discuss today, because we’re going to take a look at Claire: Extended Cut for the PS4 and PS Vita, an atmospheric adventure puzzle game that many might call the most terrifying thing of

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Modus Games Releases Story Trailer for “Remothered: Broken Porcelain”

Publisher Modus Games has released a new story trailer for Remothered: Broken Porcelain that summarizes the events of the previous game, Remothered: Tormented Fathers. Without further ado, here is the new trailer followed by the official breakdown of Broken Porcelain from Modus Games: The synopsis details a young girl named Celeste’s disappearance while summarizing the events within Remothered: Tormented Fathers,

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“Psikyo Shooting Collection” Coming to PS5; Individual Titles Coming to PS4, Xbox One

During the Tokyo Game Show, publisher City Connection and developer Zerodiv announced that Psikyo Shooting Collection (tentative title) will be coming to PS5, though no pricing or release date were confirmed. City Connection and Zerodiv also confirmed that many of Psikyo shoot ’em up titles are coming soon to both PS4 and Xbox One. Several Psikyo shoot ’em ups are

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“Cotton Reboot!” Official Trailer Released

Game publisher Beep has released the official trailer for Cotton Reboot!, a reimagining of the 2-D shoot-em-up originally released in arcades and later on the TurboGraphx CD and the X68000. For those out of the know, original Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams was the first of a multi-game franchise starring a young witch who flys on her broomstick and blasts monsters

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“Aleste Collection” Coming to Switch, PS4 in December

M2 recently announced that Aleste Collection is coming to the Nintendo Switch and PS4 as the part of their “M2 ShotTriggers” line. The compilation will include: Aleste (1988, SEGA Mark III) GG Aleste (1991, SEGA Game Gear) GG Aleste II (1993, SEGA Game Gear) Power Strike II (1993, SEGA Master System) Aleste Collection is currently scheduled to release in Japan

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“Defenders of the Universe” – The Unreleased “Tiny Toon Adventures” Game for PS2, GameCube

Thirty years ago this week (14 September 1990, to be exact), the first episode of Tiny Toon Adventures television show premiered. To commemorate this landmark anniversary, we’re highlighting a piece of Tiny Toons vaporware from the early 2000’s. Tiny Toon Adventures: Defenders of the Universe (also named as Defenders of the Loony-verse and Acme Invaders during development) was announced for

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D3 Publisher Announces Fantasy RPG “Maglam Lord” for PS4, Switch

D3 Publisher has announced Maglam Lord, a new “magic sword creation action RPG” developed by Felistella, who have previously worked on such series as Genkai Tokki and Hyperdimension Neptunia. The game is expected to launch this winter in Japan for both PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Here’s the official breakdown of the game from the Maglam Lord website: Endangered demon lord

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“Blacklisted” horror RPG “Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story” Now on Steam, Coming Soon to Consoles

Successfully crowdfunded in 2018, Suzaku’s Sense – 不祥的预感: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story is finally available for Steam PC and is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS Vita in October 2020. Inspired by retro horror classics Clock Tower and Fatal Frame, Sense is described as a 2.5D horror RPG that blends cyberpunk elements with Cantonese folklore. If you jump

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Bombservice Announces New “Momodora” Game, Trailer for 10th Anniversary

Game developer Bombservice has announced that a new installment of their flagship title Momodora is coming just in time for the series’ 10th anniversary. Momodora is a non-linear action/adventure series sometimes described as a “Metroidvania”. The first Momodora title was released for PC in August 2010, which was followed by three sequels and a “spiritual successor” titled Minoria, which is

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Koei Tecmo Releases “Dynasty Warriors” 20th Anniversary Trailer, Illustration

Publisher Koei Tecmo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Dynasty Warriors series by releasing both a special anniversary trailer and illustration. Yes, it’s already been 20 years. Developed by Omega Force and known as Shin Sangoku Musou in Japan, the first Dynasty Warriors title was released for PlayStation 2 on 3 August 2000. The game was designed to be

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“Moon” for Nintendo Switch Coming West on 27 August

Onion Games has announced that Moon will finally receive its long-awaited western release on 27 August via the Nintendo Switch eShop with a physical version coming 15 October. Originally released for the Sony PlayStation in 1997 and already available on the Japanese eShop (and having nothing to do with the Nintendo DS game by the same name), Moon is a

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“Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy” leaked by Australian Classification Board

Earlier this week, the Australian Classification board looks to have leaked Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy, the sequel to Koei Tecmo’s successful RPG Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (which ultimately became the highest selling title in the Atelier series). Dated 15 July, the listing from the Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development

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Time-Bending RPG “Tower of Time” Now Available on Consoles

Indie game publisher Digerati Distribution and developer Event Horizon have released Tower of Time, a new RPG that puts an interesting time-bending spin on the traditional combat formula. During battles, the player can pause time to better plan a strategy, better control the field of battle, and reposition your party. One example provided by Digerati is the ability to “divide

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“Bloodstained Curse of the Moon 2” Announced for Steam, Consoles

During the New Game+ Expo live stream on Tuesday, Inti Creates announced that Bloodstained Curse of the Moon 2 is coming soon for Steam PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Developed by Artplay and produced by Koji Igarashi, Curse of the Moon 2 brings fans another round of 2D action inspired by the classic Castlevania series. Series protagonist Zangetsu

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Sony Censors “Aokana” on PS4; Nintendo Switch Version to Remain Uncensored

On Thursday, publisher PQube Asia announced that their upcoming game Aokana: Four Rhythms Across The Blue will be censored when it releases on PS4 in the west. Developed by Sprite and localized by NekoNyan, Aokana is a romance visual novel originally released in 2014, and has since been released uncensored across several platforms. However, due to Sony’s censorship policies put

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“Gunman Clive HD Collection” now available on PS4

Well, this is a happy coincidence! We just reviewed the original Gunman Clive game as part of our Monochrome May event, and here comes the Gunman Clive HD Collection for the PS4 courtesy of publisher Flyhigh Works. Created by Swedish game creator Bertil Hörberg, Gunman Clive actually began its life as an Android mobile game. Thankfully, Hörberg ported the game

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Bandai Namco’s “Scarlet Nexus” confirmed for PS4, PS5

Originally announced for PC and Xbox consoles, sci-fi RPG Scarlet Nexus is also coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, Bandai Namco has confirmed. According to Rice Digital, Scarlet Nexus‘ story was penned by the same team responsible for Tales of Vesperia. In Scarlet Nexus, players take control of a psychokinetically-powered soldier named Yuito who must protect mankind from a

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“Ion Fury” Now Available on Switch, PS4, Xbox One

Voidpoint and 3D Realms’ retro-inspired shooter Ion Fury is now on Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One courtesy of publisher 1C Entertainment. Described as a spiritual successor to classic 90’s first-person shooters, Ion Fury runs on a modified version of the classic Build engine, giving the game a distinctive, throwback flair. The Ion Fury developers made headlines in 2019 for

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