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SEGA abruptly removes “Judgment” from Japanese shelves, digital marketplaces

SEGA has removed Judge Eyes from all storefronts, both physical and the online PlayStation Store, following voice actor Pierre Taki’s arrest on cocaine charges. Japanese culture is much less tolerant of drug use than even western cultures are, and it is not unusual for entertainment products to be pulled following similar allegations. It’s not known how this will affect western

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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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SEGA’s “Judgment” releases in June, new gameplay trailer released

Sega announced the western release date for Judgment… it’s June 25. Boom! No need to read the rest, right? Narp! SEGA has also revealed a new trailer for Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Judgment, highlighting several gameplay features for the game (below). Give it a look to see these gameplay mechanics in action, such as gathering evidence, going undercover, pinball, Space Harrier, minigames,

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Athlon Games to publish the next “Samurai Shodown”

The next installment in SNK’s weapon-based fighting series Samurai Shodown will be published by Athlon Games. Athlon is a subsidiary of Leyou Technologies, who acquired an 81.25% stake in SNK in August 2015. Athlon Games has previously developed and published free-to-play games for both console and PC, though Athlon confirmed to Gematsu that Samurai Shodown (Samurai Spirits in Japan) will

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“ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove” releases 1 March, presented by McCaulay Culkin

For those who backed the Kickstarter campaign waaay back in 2015 (*raises hand), the long wait for HumaNature Studios’ ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove is almost over. After a turbulent production process, the first aliens of funk make their return to PC and consoles on Friday, 1 March. Getting the final product to gamers has to be both

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“Descent” spiritual successor “Overload” coming to Xbox One, features cross-play with PC

Revival Productions’ spiritual successor to Descent has been available on PC and PS4 since last year, but on 6 March, Overload will also be coming to Xbox One. Made by many of Descent’s original creative team, Overload is a six-degrees-of-freedom sci-fi shooter. Unlike the PS4 version, however, the Xbox One port of Overload will feature cross-play with the PC version. Here’s Revival’s

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Chomp bites one off: ToeJam & Earl… well, just Earl, actually (interview, humor)

Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. Today, Chomp digs deep with Earl from the classic ToeJam & Earl series, which is finally getting a long-awaited sequel with

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