Xavier Woods Joining Super Bomberman R

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Konami has announced that the latest character to join the ranks of Super Bomberman R will be WWE Superstar, and New Day member, Xavier Woods. Woods is also the host of YouTube gaming channel, UpUpDownDown, and a well-known face in competitive gaming. He and his New Day counterparts are taking Kenny Omega and The Golden Elite in a Street Fighter V competition this week at E3.

Super Bomberman R is available now for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC. It will release on Xbox One on June 14th.

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Zone of the Enders: 2nd Runner MARS Hits This September

Konami has revealed that Zone of the Enders: 2nd Runner MARS, the VR port of Zone of the Enders will release in North America on September 4th, as well as Japan and Europe on September 6th, 2018. The game features full VR Support for the PlayStation 4, as well as 4K support, and a new gameplay system spotlighted in the trailer above.

I’ll take any excuse to play an action mecha game, but once you throw me into the cockpit, it gets 100 times more exciting. Especially a game as fast-paced as Zone of the Enders.

Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls Announced

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Konami has announced a new Castlevania title, though it may not be the one you’re hoping for. Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls is a new iOS side-scrolling brawler that supports up to 4 players. The game plays in real-time, with music and characters from past games, as well as a 4v4, and boss rush mode.

In a future where Count Dracula has been completely vanquished, people thought they had finally achieved eternal peace. However, a letter sent to Genya Arikado spelt the end of that peaceful age. “The Grimoire has gone berserk. Count Dracula has been revived.” In order to confirm the message in the letter, Genya Arikado heads to the sender’s location…

There will be a Closed Beta happening soon, with registration open until the end of April over at the game’s main site.

Super Bomberman R Announced For PS4, Xbox One, and PC

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Konami has decided to share the love of Super Bomberman R with the rest of the platforms outside of the Nintendo Switch, as the game has been announced for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Best of all? Each platform will have exclusive Bombers available for each.

Master Chief Bomber will be available on the Xbox, Ratchet & Clank Bomber will be available on PlayStation, and P-Body Bomber (Portal 2) will be available on Steam. Super Bomberman R launches on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 12th, 2018 in the Americas and June 14 globally, and on PC via Steam on June 13 priced at $39.99. Hit the jump for a full look at the new characters, and additional content.

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Metal Gear Survive Launch Trailer

Konami has released the launch trailer for Metal Gear Survive, which is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The trailer gives us a new, albeit late, look at many of the bosses and larger creatures that fill the wasteland of the dystopian world.

The trailer shows plenty of gameplay footage that spotlights playing online with friends, and defending your base from the zombie-like enemies of the game. While not a Metal Gear game in spirit, there appears to be some details that stayed from past games… like balloons? So, check this one out of your own volition.

Metal Gear Survive Gets a Release Date

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Konami has announced a release date for Metal Gear Survive, as well as info on its pre-order bonus that comes with a variety of in-game items, such as gold plated weapons, gestures, gear, and more. Metal Gear Survive will releases in North America on February 20th, Japan on February 21st, and Europe on February 22nd for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Those that pre-order the game will receive the Survival Pack, which includes 4 gold plated weapons, 2 additional gestures, 4 metallic Survival Scarves, Kabuki face paint for your character, a Boxman [The Orange] accessory, as well as a Mother Base nameplate. There will also be a Digital Deluxe edition, which will include a soundtrack, Cyborg Ninja accessory, gesture, and seven-day premium boost.

New Super Bomberman R Updates

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Konami had been teasing news for Super Bomberman R all week, and now we finally have the goods, with the announcement of new characters, and a game mode. First off, the new game mode, which introduces a Grand Prix mode, for 3 vs. 3 battles between players.

Next, the announcement of new DLC skins, with two characters, Anubis and Jehuty from Zone of the Enders, and Reiko Hinomoto from Rumble Roses. Hit the jump to check out all of the new characters. On top of that, the soundtrack for the game will release in Japan this Holiday.

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Castlevania Voice Cast Revealed

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Netflix has revealed the official voice cast for their upcoming Castlevania animated series, from studio Frederator. It’s a smaller cast, but with some pretty great star power behind the iconic characters.

 

  • Graham McTavish: Dracula
  • Richard Armitage: Trevor Belmont
  • James Callis: Alucard
  • Alejandra Reynoso: Sypha Belnades
  • Emily Swallow: Lisa Tepes
  • Matt Frewer: The Bishop
  • Tony Amendola: The Elder

Castlevania hits Netflix on July 7th. Just over a week away.

 

Super Bomberman R DLC Announced

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I knew that I needed to buy a Switch, considering we own Super Bomberman R, but not a Switch (long story). Now, that need has just increased ten-fold. Konami has announced the first DLC characters for Bomberman R, and they include Vic Viper from Gradius, Simon Belmont from Castlevania, and Pyramid Head from Silent Hill 2.

The DLC news hit alongside Patch 1.3 this morning, which includes many fixes, and new arenas and game modes. Hit the jump for a look at the two other DLC characters for this wonderful little game.

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Metal Gear Survive Delayed

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Normally, I wouldn’t really post about this, as this game is a complete cash-grab and mockery of all that makes this series so memorable. But, it’s pretty damn hilarious. Konami has stated to Polygon that Metal Gear Survive has been “pushed back a few months” to allow for more polish on the game.

Metal Gear Survive was announced in 2016, and will have a mysterious single player mode, as well as multiplayer that will pit teams of players against zombie-like enemies. The game is set an alternate universe after the events of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, the prequel to Phantom Pain.