Final Fantasy 15’s chapter tweak adds some political color

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Final Fantasy 15’s chapter tweak adds some political color

Players have already sped through “Chapter 13, Verse 2,” as Square Enix has dubbed its new, long-awaited patch for Final Fantasy 15’s most contentious section. The update didn’t just add more story and less tedium to the chapter, however — it’s also got a little joke that’s sure to catch American players off-guard.

Watch the scene above to hear Noctcis’ bro Ignis say something nightly news-watchers have been hearing a lot lately.

Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey gives cult hit new life on 3DS

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Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey gives cult hit new life on 3DS

Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey is heading to Nintendo 3DS later this fall, Atlus announced this weekend. It’s an enhanced version of the 2009 Nintendo DS game Strange Journey, which won cult acclaim with series fans.

The trailer above teases the improvements to come when Deep Strange Journey is out later this year. These include visual and artistic improvements, like voice acting, cutscenes and more animation, as well as quality-of-life changes for the dungeon-crawling role-playing game.

Lethal League coming to PS4, Xbox One in May

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Lethal League coming to PS4, Xbox One in May

Lethal League, the four-player fighting game that's gotten positive reception since its launch on PC in 2014, launches May 10 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, maker Team Reptile has announced.

“From the moment we started the development of Lethal League some years ago we felt that the ideal way to play this game would be on consoles," the developers said in a statement. "It’s a big milestone for us to finally release our first console title, with Lethal League we believe we will make a solid console debut."

Blizzard is making the original StarCraft free

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Blizzard is making the original StarCraft free

In addition to remastering the original StarCraft and Brood War expansion in 4K ultra high definition, Blizzard is giving some love to the original version of the game. The company announced it was updating StarCraft: Brood War with new features — and will make the real-time strategy game completely free.

Version 1.18 of StarCraft: Brood War will be released “later this week,” Blizzard said in a release. The update to the 1998 game will include a variety of bug fixes and new features, including the ability to rebind keys and an official observer mode.

StarCraft: Remastered coming this summer

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StarCraft: Remastered coming this summer

Blizzard Entertainment will re-release the original StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War as a high-definition remake called StarCraft: Remastered, Blizzard president Mike Morhaime announced during the company’s I <3 StarCraft event in Seoul, Korea today.

StarCraft: Remastered will offer the classic real-time strategy game’s campaign and multiplayer mode updated for “4K UHD” resolution. The remaster will also include StarCraft’s “original soundtrack and dialogue, re-recorded and rejuvenated,” as well as revamped briefings between missions.

NBA Jam’s mythical Michael Jordan version may yet survive

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NBA Jam’s mythical Michael Jordan version may yet survive

The legend of the NBA Jam with Michael Jordan in it will not, and probably never will, die.

The game's creator has again reignited hopes that that a copy of this EPROM, custom-built for His Airness and two other hall-of-famers and shared only with them 24 years ago, may become public. Doing a Reddit AMA yesterday, Mark Turmell suggested he "will try to dig up" anything he still has, and maybe even show it to the general public.

One story of revenge in Eve Online spans four long years

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One story of revenge in Eve Online spans four long years

Eve Online is often described by players not as a game, but as a part-time job. You can do well in the spacefaring MMO, but it takes time and plenty of it. Falling in with the right player-led guild is important, but patience is key.

David “Darvo Thellere” Schmitz proved that a few weeks ago when he made good on a personal vendetta. It’s a tale of revenge four years in the making.

GameStop took a beating in holiday sales, and will close 150 stores in 2017

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GameStop took a beating in holiday sales, and will close 150 stores in 2017

GameStop is going to close about 150 of its stores this year in the wake of slumping holiday sales, according the company's earnings report on Thursday.

The move targets non-productive stores in a strategy announced more than three years ago, GameStop told Fortune in a statement. GameStop's earnings report says it will close between 2 and 3 percent of its stores worldwide. It has more than 7,500 locations in 14 countries currently.

Splatoon 2’s lobby contains a cool musical easter egg

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Splatoon 2’s lobby contains a cool musical easter egg

Today saw the launch of Nintendo’s Global Testfire event for Splatoon 2, which marked the public’s first chance to get their hands on the game — albeit in short, one hour bursts sprinkled throughout the weekend.

While messing around with the glorified beta, we noticed something peculiar: The left analog stick allowed you to bend the pitch of certain sound effects in the lobby’s background music. Upon further examination, we discovered that this is true for the entire face of the controller: The Switch’s left Joy-Con’s D-pad activates various sound effects, and the right Joy-Con’s face buttons activate various vocal samples (which can be filtered by twiddling the right analog stick).