I Am Setsuna To Be Day One Nintendo Switch Title

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I Am Setsuna To Be Day One Nintendo Switch Title

I Am Setsuna, the nostalgia-driven JRPG developed by Tokyo RPG Factory, has just been confirmed as a digital launch title for the Nintendo Switch. Square Enix made the announcement in a press release and also mentioned that the Switch version will include an exclusive mode that lets them fight against other players' parties called "Temporal Battle Arena."

Editor Joe Juba reviewed I Am Setsuna for us and was a little let down by it, saying "Even though the combat is entertaining, I Am Setsuna’s characters are dull, the environments are repetitive, and the story is predictable. I would like to see more games inspired by the golden era of 16-bit RPGs, but you can’t recapture the spirit of innovation and experimentation that pervaded those titles through mimicry alone."

The Nintendo Switch launches on March 3, so this version of Setsuna will be available to purchase then as well. Square Enix notes that the game will be "fully playable in on the go in Handheld Mode."

The Next Star Wars Film Is Called 'The Last Jedi'

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The Next Star Wars Film Is Called 'The Last Jedi'

Many Star Wars fans thought Lucasfilm would wait until April's Star Wars Celebration to reveal the official title for Star Wars: Episode VIII, but the studio decided against a dramatic unveiling, and instead revealed the name on Twitter. The film is called Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and it opens in theaters on December 15.

The name is obviously focused on Luke Skywalker, but it also may talk about the path Rey goes on. Is she turning her back on becoming a Jedi, or will she become the last Jedi? If she's the last Jedi, what does that mean for Luke? The film reunites The Force Awakens' cast of Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher, and welcomes Benicio Del Toro and Laura Dern.

The timing of the name reveal may mean a trailer debuts during the Super Bowl on February 5. We'll likely learn more soon. Until then, what do you think of the name?

Mission Select, Custom Difficulty Available Today In Dishonored 2

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Mission Select, Custom Difficulty Available Today In Dishonored 2

A free update is coming today to Dishonored 2, giving players more flexibility on how they play the game. After downloading it, you'll be able to jump to previously completed missions, adjust more than 20 different gameplay sliders, and even take on the new Iron Mode difficulty setting.

It's a free update on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Take a look at our earlier story for a deeper look at what the download includes.

Tekken 7 Gets Release Date & New Trailer

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Tekken 7 Gets Release Date & New Trailer

Bandai Namco has announced the official release date of Tekken 7 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC – June 2.

In advance of the date, you can also check out the new trailer, which dips into the game's story involving Heihachi's wife.

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HBO Documentary Beware The Slenderman Debuts Tomorrow

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HBO Documentary Beware The Slenderman Debuts Tomorrow

Beware the Slenderman is an upcoming documentary about the creepy internet sensation surrounding Slenderman, how it came to be, and the real-life violent acts that were inspired by it. The film premiers tomorrow on HBO.

Slenderman is a fictional character depicted as a tall, faceless man in a suit who traumatizes or abducts his victims, which primarily include children.

Three years ago, two 12-year-old girls stabbed another young girl deep in a forest in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The victim was stabbed 19 times, but managed to recover from her wounds. The two girls behind the violent act were arrested, and they told authorities that Slenderman had told them to commit the crime. This HBO documentary is meant to hone in on this strange and troubling event, as well as look deeper into the digital folklore of Slenderman.

Rogue One Has Surpassed $1 Billion At Worldwide Box Office

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Rogue One Has Surpassed $1 Billion At Worldwide Box Office

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the 28th film and 13th Disney movie to surpass $1 billion at the worldwide box office, according to Variety.

During its weekend debut, Rogue One had already made more than $155 million in a short period of time. Since then, the film has continued to succeed with its immense popularity. Domestically, Rogue One has grossed $512.2 million, and as of today it has grossed $1.011 billion on an international scale.

It is the highest grossing film of 2016 in the U.S., beating out Finding Dory ($486 million) and Captain America: Civil War ($408 million).

Reader Discussion: What Is Your Favorite Resident Evil Game?

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Reader Discussion: What Is Your Favorite Resident Evil Game?

In just two days time, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard will release. For much of its development, Capcom kept its cards close to its chest, revealing few details about the gameplay, but last month we finally got some extended hands-on time.

The Resident Evil franchise has been around since the mid '90s, making major strides in the survival horror genre by propelling it into prominence. One of the biggest debates amongst fans is which entry in the series is the best. Is it the adored Resident Evil 4? Or how about Resident Evil 2, with its refinements over the original?

Out of all the games, which one impressed you the most? In contrast, if you're not a Resident Evil fan, tell us why. 

Latest Boss Keys Video Dives Into The Intricate Simplicity Of Twilight Princess' Dungeons

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Latest Boss Keys Video Dives Into The Intricate Simplicity Of Twilight Princess' Dungeons

After examining in depth the dungeons in the the Oracle games, The Wind Waker, and The Minish Cap, Youtuber Mark Brown examines the dungeons in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, making a case for both the series' decreasing openness, and why that's not always a bad thing.

Brown's chief discovery is that almost all of the dungeons in Twilight princess use a central T-shaped design, wherein you walk up to a central hub area, tackle one spoke to your left, find an item that lets you venture right, then finish the rest of the dungeon. Although it's a far cry from the original games' more open-ended design, it allows them, according to Mark, to introduce some more complex ideas into this simple mix later on, such as the rotating staircase in the Lakebed Temple. Each dungeon also has a distinct personality, and the aesthetics of each are colorful and unique.

You can watch Mark dissect Twilight Princess' dungeons in more depth below.

PC Gaming Market Reaches $30 Billion All-Time High

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PC Gaming Market Reaches $30 Billion All-Time High

While not the towering juggernaut that the console market is, the PC gaming market has been showing steady growth in recent years, and in 2016 reached an all-time highest Total Available Market (TAM, which measures the total revenue made by a kind of product across all competitors) of $30 billion.

Jon Peddie Research (JPR), a technology market research and consulting firm, announced that the PC gaming market breached the new high mark. For JPR, the PC gaming market is "Comprised of pre and DIY built gaming computers, upgrades, and accessories such as input devices and audio/communication systems."

The largest area of growth for the PC gaming market is the Asia-Pacific region, where, according to JPR, "an entrenched PC gaming culture, large population, and a lack of significant console traction" lead to an $11.3 billion TAM last year. While the Asia-Pacific experienced the most growth, North America and Europe lead the market for high-end hardware. As of 2016, entry-level hardware makes up 22 percent of sales, mid-range hardware makes up 35 percent of sales, and high-end hardware makes up 43 percent of sales, making the high-end market (where the fewer purchases lead to more money spent) the most lucrative.