There's a range of miniature, officially licensed arcade cabinet replicas on the way

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New Wave Toys has launched a Kickstarter for its first officially licensed, fully playable miniature arcade cabinet replica, based on Atari's Centipede.

The RepliCade x Centipede cabinet, to give it its full, somewhat unwieldy name, is an "accurately reproduced 1/6th scale" model of the original Centipede arcade cabinet, and measures a small, but far from microscopic, 12-inches in height.

According to New Wave, the Replicade packs a fair amount into its diminutive frames. Each cabinet runs the original arcade ROM of Centipede, as beamed through a 4:3, 3.5" LCD screen, and runs off a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for relatively portable play.

Firaxis offers a closer look at Civilization 6's new Indonesia and Khmer factions

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Firaxis offers a closer look at Civilization 6's new Indonesia and Khmer factions

Firaxis has offered up details on its two new Civilization 6 factions - Indonesia and Khmer - which are due to release later this year.

Khmer, led by King Jayavarman VII, last appeared in Civilization 4 and brings with it a range of unique benefits, including Jayavarman's Monasteries of the King leader ability. This enables holy sites to grab adjacent territory and provide food and housing when built on a river. Khmer's Grand Barays ability, meanwhile, grants farms the power to produce additional food when adjacent to an aqueduct, and for aqueducts to provide faith and an amenity.

Khmer can also access the Prasat unique building, which replaces the temple. Missionaries produced here gain the martyr promotion, and it provides a Relic Great Work slot.

Capcom's Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney revamp on 3DS finally has a release date in the west

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Capcom's Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney revamp on 3DS finally has a release date in the west

Capcom's Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney 3DS revamp will launch in the UK on November 23rd and in the US on November 21st, the company has announced.

This particular Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney is a 3DS update of the fourth game in Capcom's daffy Ace Attorney courtroom drama series - the game which saw rookie lawyer Apollo Justice make his debut as protagonist, following the conclusion of the original Phoenix-Wright-led trilogy.

"Upon successfully completing the game's first case," explains Capcom, "Apollo is asked to join disbarred attorney Phoenix Wright and work alongside Phoenix's adopted daughter, Trucy. The pair go on to solve a series of quirky crimes including the theft of a noodle cart and the disappearance of a pair of magic panties!"

Arms' latest update brings replays and a badge-based achievements system

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Arms' latest update brings replays and a badge-based achievements system

Nintendo's superb fist-banger Arms has received another sizeable update, this time adding an achievements system, a Replay feature, and a mysterious new challenger in solo mode.

Arguably the most interesting addition in Arms' 3.2 update is the achievements system, which unlocks new badges once you've performed certain feats in-game.

Arms doesn't reveal its unlock criteria upfront, so you'll need to figure out feats for yourself - which seems like a slightly missed opportunity to add a bit of guided structure to the single-player experience - but unlocked badges can be displayed alongside your avatar in online matches for a degree of welcome personalisation.

The sad, slow death of Lego Dimensions

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The sad, slow death of Lego Dimensions

Toys-to-life franchise Lego Dimensions has drawn to a close, a year earlier than originally planned.

Publisher Warner Bros. is yet to officially confirm the cancellation, but the writing has been on the wall for some time - and sources close to the company have told Eurogamer the series is no more.

Eurogamer was first to report on Lego Dimensions' original three-year plan before the game launched back in October 2015. It was a blueprint which developer TT Games was able to stick with throughout the game's first year and well into its planning of the second. After that, however, it became clear the game wouldn't last as long as hoped.

Charming RPG shopkeeper game Moonlighter coming to Switch

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Charming RPG shopkeeper game Moonlighter coming to Switch

How generous of Nintendo Switch to provide ways to talk about games we might already have missed. Today's case in point: Moonlighter, now also coming to Switch (as well as PC, PS4 and Xbox One) next year.

Moonlighter makes you the RPG shopkeeper, putting you in charge of supplying adventurers' very demanding needs while gradually upgrading your inventory and shop and hiring help if you need it. But by night you are an adventurer too, delving into dungeons for more loot to sell as well as to find powerful equipment to keep to yourself.

It's all presented in a charmingly retro way that looks like, and looks to play a lot like, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, which is no bad thing at all.

Fire Emblem Warriors review

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Fire Emblem Warriors review

For all its idiosyncratic brilliance, Hyrule Warriors - the first time that Nintendo loaned its characters and mythology to Koei Tecmo in return for a fidgety battlefield opus (this time dressed in felt green) - was an untidy marriage. On home turf, Link is a solitary warrior-errand boy. He typically works alone, and never at the head of a battalion of devoted footsoldiers. By contrast the "musou" genre (roughly and boastfully translated as "un-paralleled") is an impressionistic take on the chaotic medieval mêlée. Nervously shuffling anonymous squaddies crowd the battlefields of these games, ranks through which you and your comrades spin and splice in weaponised pirouettes. Link is no stranger to the 360-degree sword swipe. But, thematically speaking, he's more apt to use it to chop the heads off daisies than murder a mob of military men.

Jelly Deals: Humble's latest bundle celebrates Australia's best offerings

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Jelly Deals: Humble's latest bundle celebrates Australia's best offerings

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. Look out for the Jelly Deals roundup of reduced-price games and kit every Saturday on Eurogamer.

Over the years, Australia has given us many amazing things - Nick Cave, Neighbours and Vegemite, to name just a few. From music and literature to movies and gaming, the rest of the world has a lot to be thankful to Oz for. Don't even get me started on TimTams.

To celebrate the land that gave us the band Men At Work, Humble's latest bundle is gathering together some of the best indie games to have emerged from Oz over the past few years, in what the site is calling the Humble Down Under Bundle.

"We will NOT be selling loot boxes" says Fatshark as first footage of Warhammer: Vermintide 2 airs

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Swedish developer Fatshark has revealed the first gameplay footage for sequel Warhammer: Vermintide 2, confirming Chaos as the new faction though Skaven will return as well.

But perhaps more pertinently Fatshark declared Vermintide 2 will "NOT", capital letters, have loot boxes. "Loot comes from gameplay, not your wallet," Fatshark poster Hedge said on Reddit.

All five heroes from Vermintide 1 will return but this time be able to specialise in one of three 'hero classes'. Think of them as subclasses. Bardin the Dwarf, for example, can be played as a slayer, but while doing so will not be able to use shields.

Jelly Deals: Wolfenstein 2's Collector's Edition reduced a week before launch

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Jelly Deals: Wolfenstein 2's Collector's Edition reduced a week before launch

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. Look out for the Jelly Deals roundup of reduced-price games and kit every Saturday on Eurogamer.

Those of you looking forward to Nazi-punching simulator Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus next week have one more reason to celebrate right now, as the UK version of the game's extra-fancy Collector's Edition has been reduced by £30, bringing the price down to £59.99 on all formats.

The big-box edition features, as you may expect, a copy of the game itself, an exclusive steelbook case, a double-sided poster, a presentation box and, most importantly of all, a 1/6-scale action figure of the game's protagonist BJ Blazkowicz in his full Terror-Billy getup. The figure itself, designed to emulate the Action Man style toys of all those years ago, comes with five weapons including his trusty hatchet, as seen in the game's trailers.