Dragon Ball Fighter Z Gets Release Date in Japan

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Bandai Namco shared a few updates on Dragon Ball Fighter Z in the latest issue of V-Jump with a release date for Japan, as well as the reveal of two new characters: Nappa, and Captain Ginyu. V-Jump reveals that Nappa who can summon Saibamen and his Meteor special attack is Kapa, the mouth-energy-beam attack from the show.

The other new character is Captain Ginyu, who comes with the ability to call the members of The Ginyu Force. His Meteor special attack is Body Change, which, similarly to the show, allows him to swap bodies and health with opponents. Dragon Ball Fighter Z releases in Japan on February 1st, 2018, in Japan for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game is expected to release in early 2018 in North America, and Europe.

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Latest on Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters

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Bandai Namco has shared the latest updates on the upcoming PlayStation 4 action-fighting game, Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters. The new updates showed off several new characters for the game with a look at several Riders in Kamen Rider Ryuki, Hibiki, Den-O, W, Ghost, as well as details on its online versus modes.

You can hit the jump to get a look yourself at several new characters, screenshots, and details on the online modes for the game.

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Fortune Street Demo and Theme Now Available

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Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary releases in just a few days in Japan for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and a demo is now available for both versions on the Japanese PlayStation Store.

The demo map is Trodain Castle, and it features Yuna, Kefka, Craver, and Analucia as playable characters. Interestingly, players with the demo will be able to compete online against players who own the full version of the game, also. What’s more, if you’re able to take on S-Rank characters in Fortune Street, you can unlock a special PlayStation theme (seen above).

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Revealed

Capcom has announced Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, an updated version of the fighting game that includes new modes and the first two seasons of downloadable characters, on January 16th, 2018. The new edition of the popular fighting game will add Arcade Mode, Extra Battle Mode and new V-Trigger move. Capcom has also promised a new gallery mode with illustrations, and a completely re-designed user interface for the game.

Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition will be priced at $39.99 on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC. Existing owners of Street Fighter 5 will get Arcade Edition’s new modes and UI improvements, but not its DLC characters.

New Fortune Street Character Trailers

Square Enix has released two new character trailers for Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary. The new trailers give us a look at cute chibi versions of Final Fantasy X’s Yuna and Tidus, as well as Dragon Quest IX’s Erinn and Dragon Quest XI’s Silvia.

Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary releases in Japan on October 19, 2017 for PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. Hit the jump to check out the other trailers.

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Michelle Williams Joins Venom

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Variety is reporting that Academy Award-winning actress, Michelle Williams (Shutter Island, Oz The Great and Powerful) is set to join the cast of Venom, opposite Tom Hardy in the lead role. Williams is set to play a district attorney in the film, and most likely Hardy’s love interest in the film, as well.

Ruben Fleischer is directing Venom, with a script by Scott Rosenberg (Jumanji) and Jeff Pinkner (The Dark Tower). Venom is set to release on October 5th, 2018.

New Trailer for Code Vein

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The Dark Souls-like vampire title, Code Vein, received a new trailer at the Tokyo Game Show showcasing more of its original vampire-filled world, and the story, as the main characters are in search of a new source of food, aka blood, for their people. The character creation alone makes this game worth it, but the gameplay and beautiful visuals just keep selling me more and more on this.

Code Vein is releasing in 2018 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Anubis Zone of The Enders: MARS Coming To PlayStation 4

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It’s officially a great time to be a fan of giant robot and mecha games, as Konami announced during Sony’s Tokyo Game Show conference that a new Zone of the Enders HD update is being released. Titled Anubis Zone of The Enders: M∀RS, the PS4 release includes 4K, new and updated sound design, and PSVR support.

Anubis Zone of The Enders: M∀RS is being developed by Konami and Cygames, and will be released in Japan in spring 2018.

Square Enix Unveils Left Alive

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Square Enix had quite a lot of fantastic announcements during Sony’s Tokyo Game Show conference, with another surprising addition being the announcement of a new IP. The game, titled Left Alive, tasks Yoji Shinkawa of Metal Gear fame with designing the characters, Shinji Hashimoto of Square Enix is producing, and Toshifumi Nabeshima of Armored Cored V is directing.

Quite a dream team for fans of highly detailed mecha games. Left Alive is set to release in Japan next year.

New Shadow of the Colossus Remake Trailer

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During Sony’s Tokyo Game Show conference, the studio unveiling a new trailer featuring new footage of the upcoming Shadow of the Colossus Remake. The remake is in development, with Japan Studio and Bluepoint Games, working to put it in 4K on the PlayStation 4.

The new trailer spotlights new, HD looks at Wander, Agro, and the colossi, as well as giving the game a 2018 release window for Japan.

Final Fantasy IX Available Now on PS4

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Sony had quite a few surprises up their sleeves for the PlayStation 4 at their Tokyo Game Show conference, and one of the biggest shockers was the surprise unveiling and subsequent release of fan-favorite Final Fantasy IX for the PlayStation 4. The game is available in the PlayStation Store globally, currently at a sale price of $16.79 until September 26, when it reverts to its normal $20.99 price.

Final Fantasy IX is an HD update that boosts the quality of cut-scenes to 1080p, gives you trophy support, as well as boosters (essentially cheats) to assist players in maxing their levels and weapons. The game also includes a PlayStation 4 theme, and set of player icons. Hit the jump for the unveiling trailer.

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Dragon’s Crown Pro Announced for PS4

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After rumors of the game’s upcoming HD port began to surface, it was a foregone conclusion that we would see it this week. Now, during their Tokyo Game Show conference, Sony has officially announced Dragon’s Crown Pro, an update to the popular brawler supports 4K and Cross-Play with the PS3, and the PS Vita. The Japanese release also includes the English language voices, and the soundtrack has been re-recorded with a live orchestra.

Dragon’s Crown Pro will be released on January 25 in Japan. There is currently no word on an international release for the game.

Okami: Zekkei Announced

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Capcom has finally confirmed its long-awaited Okami HD/4K remaster with the announcement of Okami: Zekkei for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game releases in Japan on December 21st, with a physical release on the PS4 and PC releasing on December 13th.

Information is still scant on the title, but we know it will retail for 2,990 yen plus tax, with a limited edition version being released for 4,990 yen.

UPDATE: The game is releasing in North America and Europe on December 12th.

Kentucky Route Zero Headed to Consoles

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Considered to be one of the greatest narrative games ever created, PC hit, Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition is finally headed to the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The game is known for its episodic structure, and gorgeous art style, with the fifth episode hitting PC’s in early 2018.

The console version of the game is expected to feature all 5 episodes for new players to enjoy the story from its strange beginnings.

Ph LEVEL Review: Sonic Mania

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To say the hype surrounding Sonic Mania has been considerable, would be quite the understatement. The game started as a fan-game, with a dedicated group of players coming together to take matters into their own hands, and create a true-to-form Sonic the Hedgehog game in the vein of the classics, using new and older content to craft intricate levels, with updated sprites.

However, SEGA got word of the project and it was quickly ordered a cease-and-desist. Except, it wasn’t. Instead, SEGA snatched up the developers and started working together with them, noticing a rare opportunity, and taking full advantage of of the situation to create a great game. Did it work out? Hit the jump to find out.

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