Hot dogs and hamburgers are great, and all. But wouldn’t a barbecue be even cooler with a comforting flask of estus soup, courtesy of Dark Souls 3?
I’m a terrible assassin.
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In the last couple of years, I’ve developed a strange relationship with JRPGs. I found myself tiring of their beautiful exteriors that lacked heart. Since writing that article about my growing frustrations, I took a break—distancing myself from the genre that dragged me into gaming. It was a necessary betrayal.
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In the English-speaking world, Pikachu is “Pikachu.” In Hong Kong, things are more complex, especially after Nintendo renamed the franchise’s most famous Pocket Monster.
Track: Glider | Artist: The Peggies | Album: New Kingdom
Asus has had a busy morning announcing a slew of new products at the Computex 2016 technology expo in Taiwan. Here are some of the highlights—including a super skinny new MacBook rival and an insanely cute house robot.
In what’s being called a first for the country, the Adult VR Festa gets underway in Tokyo’s Akihabara next month.
From Patlabor to Ghost in the Shell, Mamoru Oshii is one of anime’s greatest directors. Yet, these days he’s switched over to live-action movies. He’s no longer interested in directing anime. Here’s why.
Upcoming JRPG Black Rose Valkyrie has been delayed. The PS4 exclusive was slated for a June 30 release, but that has been moved to July 21. The reason given was to “improve quality.”
It’s only a few seconds, but damn, it just hangs there. You can’t unsee it.
Mt. Fuji from the Hakone Ropeway. Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. By Josip Sore.
That last attempt at an Age of Empires game is not what the people wanted. They want...well, probably something that looks more like this cute little animation by Shankwanger.
Remember that invisible lemur bug in Uncharted 4? Turns out it can also affect Drake himself, making one of the game’s key early scenes play out a little...differently.
As we move further into the hot and empty summer we see less and less big name titles, but still plenty of DLC and indie games. This week we have another expansion to both The Witcher 3 and Hitman. Will you be partaking?
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The quiet, deliberate piano notes drifting eerily. The desert colorful under the setting sun, with a crescent moon on the rise. The walk to a home in ruins. A girl’s intent gaze at her bloodied reflection in a mirror, and the nightmare that follows. All within the first few minutes. Damn. Nicely done, Severed.