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Final Fantasy Explorers TGS 2014 trailer

Square Enix showed off a little more of Final Fantasy Explorers at TGS 2014. Check it out below (trailer courtesy of IGN).

Final Fantasy Explorers is coming out for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan on December 18. No word yet on whether it will be getting a Western release.

  
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New releases for the week of Monday, September 22, 2014

It’s a new week packed with new stuff for those not completely absorbed by Destiny. Disney adds Marvel figures to the toy fest that is Disney Infinity with the new 2.0 version. Football fans (soccer here in the US) can get their fix on consoles, handhelds, and the PC with FIFA 15. There are new ways to die in Dark Souls II with the DLC Crown of the Ivory King. And Zelda fans can get their Dynasty Warriors fix with Hyrule Warriors hitting the Wii U this week. On the home video front, Michael Myers gets a big Blu-ray collection in Halloween: The Complete Collection Limited Deluxe Edition. The Seth Rogen comedy Neighbors comes to the small screen, and the seminal anime sci-fi Ghost in the Shell gets a 25th Anniversary edition...

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Tokyo Game Show 2014 opens this week

The Tokyo Game Show, showcasing the best in Japanese gaming, kicks off this week on September 18 and runs until September 21. Among those showing off their upcoming games are Square Enix, Atlus, Platinum Games, Comcept, and Capcom, along with some new faces. Nearly 80 games have been confirmed to be making an appearance at this year’s TGS, and it’s likely there will be some surprises.

Sony will be showing off games like Bloodborne and LittleBigPlanet 3, though conspicuously absent seems to be the eagerly anticipated Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy XV. Microsoft is making its Japanese debut with the Xbox One and plans on showing off demos for games like Ori and the Blind Forest and Halo: The Master Chief Collection...

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New releases for the week of Monday, September 15, 2014

While we certainly have a varied bunch of games heading our way this week, there don’t seem to be any real big titles. You can get some fighting in with Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution. Or maybe you’d like to spend some time in the kitchen with Cooking Mama 5: Bon Apetit! You can indulge your musical side with Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, or you can dive into the post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 2. On the home video front, one of the biggest summer releases (in more ways than one) comes to your television set in the form of Godzilla. The sleeper hit The Fault in Our Stars also comes to DVD and Blu-ray, along with multiple TV seasons (Big Bang Theory, Castle, Bones, Arrow, Hannibal, Sleepy Hollow, Grimm, Hawaii Five-O, and South Park)...

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Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth character trailers

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth has some new character trailers available for your viewing pleasure. Take a look below (trailers courtesy of IGN).

The spin-off of the Persona series has already been released in Japan, and is coming for the Nintendo 3DS in North America on November 25, November 28 in Europe, and December 4 in Australia. As you can see from the trailers, the RPG from Atlus will feature characters from both Persona 3 and Persona 4.

  
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New releases for the week of Monday, September 8, 2014

This week is pretty much all about Destiny, the online sci-fi shooter from the makers of Halo. Bungie and Activision will definitely be getting a boost this week as millions (basing this on how many participated in the public beta) create their Guardians and head off to battle the Fallen and each other online in the multiplayer modes. For those not spending time shooting alien bad guys there’s NHL 15 for hockey fans and Fable Anniversary comes to the PC. On the home video front, the second highest grossing movie in the US after Guardians of the Galaxy comes out on DVD and Blu-ray. Captain America: The Winter Soldier is one of the best Marvel movies to date, and if you missed it in theaters you can now catch it in the comfort of your own home...

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Citizens of Earth coming from Atlus this November

Citizens of Earth, a downloadable only title from Atlus, is coming to the PS4, PlayStation Vita, PC, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS this November. The retro-RPG has you playing as Vice President of the World, and you need to recruit citizens to help save the planet. Take a look at the trailers below.

As you can see from the trailers, the game has a silly sense of humor. You recruit ordinary citizens like the Town Baker, School Teacher, Homeless Guy, and more to save the world instead of the traditional warriors, mages, etc you’d see in a fantasy RPG. The game is being developed by Eden Industries and published by Atlus, and is being said to deliver around 30 hours of gameplay for the price of $14.99. No specific date beyond November 2014 has been announced. Stay tuned for more details.

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Fantasy Life getting launch day DLC

Fantasy Life, the RPG from Level-5 for the Nintendo 3DS that has you choosing from a dozen different job classes, will have launch day DLC. Called Orign Island, the DLC will have you explore the land of Reveria. Take a look at the trailer below (trailer courtesy of IGN).

Fantasy Life is set for release on October 24.

  
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Watch Dogs gets new single player DLC

Ubisoft announced a new single player campaign DLC pack for their hit game Watch Dogs. Titled Bad Blood, the DLC has you play as Raymond “T-Bone” Kenney for the first time. Check out the video below.

The DLC spans 10 new missions across Chicago and takes place after the main events in Watch Dogs’ single player campaign. Kenney is set to infiltrate Blume but gets side tracked by an old friend needing help named Tobias Frewer. Naturally, a few twists will be in store as things just don’t add up. Bad Blood also introduces “Street Sweep contracts”, which are a new set of side missions that can be played co-op or solo, and also sees the return of the online Hacking and Tailing modes...

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New releases for the week of Monday, September 1, 2014

It’s a new month, and a week with some fresh new releases. The biggest stand-out title this week is probably The Sims 4 bowing on PC and the Mac. For those who like large scale battles on screen there’s Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate hitting the Xbox One and the three Sony platforms. A new Sherlock Holmes title comes to the PC and Microsoft and Sony consoles, and those on PC who hunger for some zombie killing get Dead Rising 3. On the home video front there’s the football drama Draft Day with Kevin Costner, plenty of TV seasons, and the animated movie version of Heavenly Sword. Nothing big hitting theaters this week, just some smaller titles like the drama The Identical, the horror film Innocence, and an action flick Falcon Rising...

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