Shakedown: Hawaii launches May 7 for PC, PS4, Switch, PS Vita

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Shakedown: Hawaii launches May 7 for PC, PS4, Switch, PS Vita

VBlank Entertainment have announced the release date for Retro City Rampage’s sequel, Shakedown: Hawaii. The game will launch May 7th for Windows PC (via Epic Game Store), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The 3DS version will launch later at an undisclosed date, but it is promised to “follow shortly”. “It just needs a […]

Puyo Puyo eSports Heads West on May 7

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Puyo Puyo eSports Heads West on May 7

Publisher Sega has announced a western release for Puyo Puyo eSports. The fitness-themed puzzle game is launching across Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch on May 7th, for $9.99. Featured above, you can view the announcement trailer for the western release. Here’s a rundown on the game: Fun, fast-paced, competitive puzzle action! Easy to […]

Limited Physical Version for Lumines Remastered Announced for PS4, Switch

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Limited Physical Version for Lumines Remastered Announced for PS4, Switch

Limited Run Games has announced a limited physical version for Lumines Remastered. The new and limited retail version of the game is coming to PlayStation 4 and Switch via the Limited Run Games online store, on April 26th. Sales go live at 7 AM Pacific / 10 AM Eastern. Here’s a rundown on the game: Lumines Remastered is an HD remake […]

Tokyo Ghoul Creator Announces Girls Opera Game “Jack Jeanne” for Switch

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Tokyo Ghoul Creator Announces Girls Opera Game “Jack Jeanne” for Switch

This is Niche Imports. In this column, we regularly cover games that haven’t been announced for western audiences yet. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s something you want us to cover! Japanese developer Broccoli and Tokyo Ghoul creator Sui Ishida have announced Jack Jeanne. The new otome, opera-themed game is coming to the Nintendo Switch […]

Frost Confirmed for Mortal Kombat 11

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Frost Confirmed for Mortal Kombat 11

Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developer NetherRealm Studios have announced another playable character for Mortal Kombat 11. Frost, the female apprentice of Sub-Zero (who made her debut in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance) is returning in the latest fighting game. Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the new fighter. Mortal Kombat 11 is launching […]

Puyo Puyo eSports Getting Physical Release in Japan for PS4, Switch

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Puyo Puyo eSports Getting Physical Release in Japan for PS4, Switch

This is Niche Imports. In this column, we regularly cover games that haven’t been announced for western audiences yet. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s something you want us to cover! Sega have revealed that 2018’s digital-only Puyo Puyo eSports will be getting a physical release in Japan. The game utilizes both […]

Pokemon-Inspired Retro Monster Catching RPG “Disc Creatures” Heads West on PC

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Pokemon-Inspired Retro Monster Catching RPG “Disc Creatures” Heads West on PC

DANGEN Entertainment have announced they are bringing Japanese indie developer Picorinne Soft’s Pokemon-inspired RPG Disc Creatures to the west. The game was originally released for free in Japan in 2016. There is currently no information on if this game will also be free, or what Windows PC distibution platforms the game will be on. We […]

YIIK Creator: Too Many Gamers “Get Triggered” by Unlikable Main Characters

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YIIK Creator: Too Many Gamers “Get Triggered” by Unlikable Main Characters

We’ve learned of some interesting comments made by Andrew Allanson, the director on YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, over the critical reception to a game. The comments were made back on March 5th on episode 144 of the “The Dick Show” podcast (the interview with Allonson starts at 01:45:47). The two hosts and Allanson talk about the game’s […]

Update 3 Now Available for Underworld Ascendant

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Update 3 Now Available for Underworld Ascendant

OtherSide Entertainment and 505 Games have released another major update to their old school-inspired CRPG, Underworld Ascendant. Underworld Ascendant had a lot of issues at launch, and Update 3 is the next step on OtherSide’s path to making it a better game. Update 3 features a ton of new features, content, bug fixes, and performance […]

Raiden V: Director’s Cut Gets a Switch Port

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Raiden V: Director’s Cut Gets a Switch Port

We’ve learned UFO Interactive is reportedly looking to port Raiden V: Director’s Cut to Nintendo Switch. The Moss-developed shoot ’em up is reportedly (via YouTube, Nintendo Soup) coming to the hybrid console sometime this June, with a retail release as well (includes the game’s soundtrack). Here’s a rundown on the game: Arcade hit Raiden first left its mark on the […]