'Yakuza 6' makes its belated appearance on PS4 today

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'Yakuza 6' makes its belated appearance on PS4 today

After a few bumps in the road, Yakuza 6, the latest entry in Sega's long-running gangster series is finally available for purchase in the US. That means you can finally take a stroll down the game's fictional recreation of Tokyo's Kabukicho for yourself. The game was released in Japan last December, but given how story-heavy it is, it took awhile to localize all the voice and text for Western audiences. That's fine though -- early word is that the narrative is one of, if not, the best, in the franchise and a fitting send-off to protagonist Kazuma Kiryu.

'Kingdom Hearts III' will feature retro games within the game

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'Kingdom Hearts III' will feature retro games within the game

Kingdom Hearts' long-awaited sequel comes with a surprise for anyone fond of those old LCD games from the '80s. At the first official Kingdom Hearts Union χ convention, Square Enix has premiered a new Kingdom Hearts III trailer showing retro style games within the game based on classic Disney cartoons and 1980's handheld consoles. You can start spending your time playing black-and-white virtual handhelds instead of the actual game once Sora gets the machine in Twilight Town. And, yes, you control a small black-and-white Sora!

What's on TV: 'Westworld,' 'God of War'

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What's on TV: 'Westworld,' 'God of War'

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are in full swing, the big events won't arrive until this weekend. On Friday we'll see the debut of God of War on PS4 and Nintendo Labo for Switch, before the season premiere of Westworld (no spoilers, please) on HBO Sunday night. Hulu streams The Looming Tower season finale and ABC calls it a wrap for Scandal. Look after the break to check out each day's highlights, including trailers and let us know what you think (or what we missed).

'Sonic the Hedgehog' and other Sega classics are coming to the Switch

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'Sonic the Hedgehog' and other Sega classics are coming to the Switch

Sega's latest nostalgia trip isn't limited to a mini Genesis and Shenmue ports. In the wake of a Japanese announcement, Sega has confirmed that it's releasing a swath of classic Master System and Genesis games on the Nintendo Switch in North America and Europe this summer. The titles will fall under the Sega Ages bundle, and most of the initial roster are titles you'll recognize: Sonic the Hedgehog, Phantasy Star, Alex Kidd in Miracle World, the arcade version of Gain Ground and Thunder Force IV. The new series should ultimately include over 15 titles.

'Terraria' developer cancels the sandbox adventure's sequel

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'Terraria' developer cancels the sandbox adventure's sequel

Terraria made quite a splash when it launched in 2011, that its creators ended up releasing it on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U and even on mobile platforms. The 2D sandbox action-adventure title was so warmly received that indie developer Re-Logic announced that it's working on a sequel three years ago. Sadly, you'll have to make do with the original game, because Re-Logic has decided to cancel Terraria: Otherworld's development.

'Sea of Thieves' updates will focus on new maps, not perks

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'Sea of Thieves' updates will focus on new maps, not perks

Ask a Sea of Thieves player for complaints and they'll likely have one common theme: there's not enough to do. You can only dig up so many treasures on the same islands. And Rare knows it. The developer has detailed content plans for the first several months after launch, including a shift in priorities. While Rare had talked about adding pets and ship captaincy early on, those features are "on the back burner" as the company focuses on adding more raw gameplay, including maps, enemies and events.

'Underworld Ascendant' teaser reveals a reborn dungeon crawler

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'Underworld Ascendant' teaser reveals a reborn dungeon crawler

Ever since veteran developers successfully crowdfunded their spiritual successor to Ultima Underworld, there's been a looming question: how would the prototypical 3D action RPG translate to the 21st century? You now have an idea. OtherSide and 505 Games have released a teaser trailer for Underworld Ascendant that illustrates how the reborn dungeon crawler will work. More than anything, it's clear that this isn't just a hack-and-slash. You'll be rewarded for ingenuity and stealth, such as building bridges from magic-laced barrels, or using a water arrow to shoot out a light Thief-style. There's even some wall running for Mirror's Edge fans.