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7066 No. 7066 [Edit]
Thread for random video game-related news, so we don't have a bunch of small dead threads
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>> No. 13238 [Edit]
Just Shapes & Beats was released.

It's a bullet hell game with a rythm/mustic focus (similar concept as Thumper), and with a chiptune and drum & bass music score. Unlike most bullet hell games like Ikaruga and Touhou, the hell comes from every direction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esXkLbQS-cw
>> No. 13248 [Edit]
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DOA6
http://jp.ign.com/dead-or-alive-6/25489/preview/dead-or-alive-6
>> No. 13268 [Edit]
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Is this a joke? Overwatch's new hero is a hamster?
https://youtu.be/ZwC1AYAa2H4
>> No. 13270 [Edit]
>>13268
So? I don't see the issue.
>> No. 13284 [Edit]
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monster hunter: world came out on the PC.

as would be expected, the net code is shit and will take a month for Capcom to get it unfucked.
>> No. 13293 [Edit]
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>>13284
>a month for Capcom to get it unfucked

I take that back, Capcom's plan to unscrew the server issues are to wait for the player base to shrink such that their servers can handle it.
>> No. 13314 [Edit]
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adventure Mode ‘World of Light’
RPG in my fighting game?
>> No. 13331 [Edit]
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Warframe on Nintendo Switch? Not sure if F2P.
>> No. 13332 [Edit]
>>13331
it is free to play, and for anyone wondering if it runs well on switch cetus runs poorly but the rest of it was ported so well it caused performance improvements in other versions of the game
>> No. 13346 [Edit]
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Another Switch game I want to try!
In Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, protagonist Travis Touchdown will fight his way through a bunch of different in-universe video games. One of the latest on display in a new trailer is Coffee & Doughnuts, an action-packed side-scroller. Check out a sample ahead of the game's January 18, 2019 launch on Switch below.
>> No. 13362 [Edit]
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Mortal Kombat 11 is coming soon... I would prefer Injustice3.
>> No. 13365 [Edit]
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Catherine: Full Body Opens Its Heart to the West on September 3
Atlus announces a launch date for North America and Europe
>> No. 13379 [Edit]
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DOA6
https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-feature/2019/03/01/dead-or-alive-6-delivers-on-all-fronts-except-one

SRW
https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2019/03/01/bandai-namco-reveals-30-minutes-of-super-robot-wars-t-gameplay
>> No. 13386 [Edit]
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Fans Have Spent More Than $3 Billion on Fate/GO Worldwide

Mobile game Fate/Grand Order has pulled in more than $3 billion in microtransactions worldwide.

The game, while free to play, offers in-game currency and occasional increased chances at rolling higher-class Servants for real money. While not every player throws down real cash, the sales aren't insignificant: last month alone, microtransactions totaled $84.3 million worldwide, making Fate/GO the second highest grossing game of the month worldwide.

Unsurprisingly, the majority of the game's total earnings come from close to home — $2.6 billion (approximately 86% of the total) was paid up by Japanese users. Chinese players contributed about $360 million, with US players coming in third at about $90 million, or 3% of the total. Despite the small percentage by comparison, Sensor Tower pointed out that this is a fairly significant amount of revenue, considering the Fate series is not as well known in North American markets as in Asian.
>> No. 13387 [Edit]
>>13386
That's scary.
>> No. 13396 [Edit]
>>13386
I still don't get why people like that so much, let alone how the hell it's making so much money.
Game mechanics suck, plot sucks, sprites and their animations are lazy, content is lacking, gacha odds are infamously terrible. Outside of grinding in combat there's nothing to do. Last I played it there was no customizable play room/area like many other games have. It also runs like shit and can't be played on rooted phones, older phones, or emulators.
Being a meme shouldn't account for this much success for so long.
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>>13387
>>13396
I guess Japs love grindy mobile games...
>> No. 13436 [Edit]
How do you keep up with vg news?
I used to get all the information I'd ever need just by reading people's opinions on fast imageboards, but due to getting fed up with ford driver bullshit I've been avoiding all popular sites for a couple of years now. I never read any of that scummy paid "journalism" either.
It's like I'm living under a rock, and I miss games and stuff.
Is there any way to stay up to date and in the loop while avoiding normals?
I know it's weird but seriously, I'm such a fucking loser I feel so alien I can't even passively read their opinions and conversations without becoming a sobbing wreck.
>> No. 13448 [Edit]
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>>13425
Woah
https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2019/04/06/fatego-has-earned-in-four-years-what-metal-gear-solid-has-in-32
>> No. 13449 [Edit]
>>13448
Slot machine disguised as shovelware. I will never understand the appeal of gambling.
>> No. 13459 [Edit]
Sekiro is proving to be too hard for gaming "journalists". Haha.
>> No. 13466 [Edit]
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AI KIZUNA guest-stars in Azure Lane?
https://sgcafe.com/2019/04/azur-lane-teases-kizuna-ai-ship-girl-new-collaboration-pv/
>> No. 13565 [Edit]
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Best VR system today~
https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/guidemaster-is-valve-index-the-best-virtual-reality-system-to-buy-in-2019/
Is VR going to changing gaming forever?

Back to FF14...
>> No. 13580 [Edit]
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Streets or Rage 4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nw42STDQKbA
>> No. 13609 [Edit]
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Fate/Grand Order is now 4 years old! And four years on, the game has proven to be one of the most successful Japanese mobile games out there.

In its four-year run, Fate/Grand Order has become the No. 2 ranked mobile game for global revenue at US$84.3 million. It has also become an international success, being one of Japan’s highest selling apps in terms of revenue. It even defeated Fortnite as the most tweeted game of 2018!
https://youtu.be/G9nHP6aRsjE
>> No. 13610 [Edit]
>>13609
Eww. It's like I'm watching cancer olympics.
>> No. 13611 [Edit]
>>13609
I'm filled with mixed feelings. While not everything FGO has brought has been negative, I do sincerely hope it ends sometime soon. Not that I think it will, since it prints money, but oh well.
>> No. 13649 [Edit]
>>13609
Anime for FGO just came out. I doubt its popularity is going to wane anytime soon.
>> No. 13655 [Edit]
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So, DQ11 got released on Switch. I think it was worth the wait. Has a delightful kind of anaesthetic/escapist quality I don't find in enough games. Battle system is kind of anachronistic or 'boring' as usual, but I like that. Besides, you know what you're in for.
>> No. 13656 [Edit]
>>13655
I've really been enjoying it. DQ games have such a wonderful feeling of adventure to me, and the anachronistic battle system combined with the detailed, yet highly stylish modern visuals really draws me in.
>> No. 13657 [Edit]
>>13655
I want to play it but I've been stuck in DQIX for the last months. I don't really like it when the stronger monsters become to easy, the grinding slow but the boss still kicks your ass.
>> No. 13658 [Edit]
>>13657
Yeah, I'm in kind of that part on 11 postgame now. There is an "easy" way to grind to 99 but it involves getting lots of casino tokens which I find I don't have the patience for. Alternatively waiting for three characters to get pepped up which takes ages.
>> No. 13668 [Edit]
The Surge 2 came out a bit ago.

It's pretty damn good, they made some significant improvements to the combat system, the directional parry system was done very well and the way the city ties back into itself with unlockable shortcuts makes things very much like dark souls but on a size that is large enough for you to get lost in.
>> No. 13683 [Edit]
Diablo4 and Overwatch2 were announced. Activision-Blizzard not getting my money though.
>> No. 13698 [Edit]
The asswipes at Valve are about to shart out some bullshit nu-Half Life, this time it's going to be used to peddle currentyear's most garbage gimmick: VR.
LEL just LEL fuck this gay earth.
>> No. 13699 [Edit]
>>13698
Valve is shit, but VR is great!
>> No. 13706 [Edit]
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>>12348
Tekken 7 presents Leroy, Ganryu and Fahkumram.
>> No. 13714 [Edit]
A new Total War Three Kingdoms DLC was announced today, the last one rated horribly as it really didn't introduce anything but a few reskins. It looks like they have not learnt from this as so far they have said there will be 40 new units but the units they have listed look to be reskins as well.
>> No. 13722 [Edit]
Tate No Yuusha now has what looks like an awful RPG maker game. I didn't think it would be official but it looks like it is.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1146100/The_Rising_of_the_Shield_Hero__Relive_The_Animation/
>> No. 13723 [Edit]
>>13722
It's embarrassing for kadokawa, but I've had fun playing rpg maker games before.

Post edited on 27th Dec 2019, 4:41pm
>> No. 13763 [Edit]
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Animal Crossing x Doom fan crossover
https://invidio.us/watch?v=NAeQAuaChQ8
>> No. 13764 [Edit]
>>13763
I'm sick of this gag.
>> No. 13765 [Edit]
>>13764
I'm sick of seeing this crap everywhere (like in that video's comments):

Entity #1: entity #1's thoughts, interpretation
Entity #2: entity #2's thoughts, interpretation

People have to use a template for everything instead of putting some fucking effort into one's posts.
>> No. 13766 [Edit]
>>13764
It really got driven into the ground, didn't it?
>> No. 13767 [Edit]
>>13764
Right? Didn't Mount and blade 2 also come out on the same day?
>> No. 13768 [Edit]
>>13767
A new Half Life game also got released in the same timeframe, but nobody mentions that because it's VR.
>> No. 13769 [Edit]
The rape of X-COM continues.

Firaxis is shitting out a "spinoff" which visually looks like a shitty mod, reusing nuXCOM assets with some absolutely hideous new models thrown in.
It pushes the dumbing down of tactics even further. For context, the design of XCOM2 was skewed towards providing cheap 'awesome' moments. The enemies were spawned in small squads to be conveniently flanked and ambushed by the player, rinse repeat. It was mildly amusing at first but in the end more of a puzzle game than real turn based tactics.
Apparently even that was too complex for the average consumer retard so now every mission will begin with an automatic ambush or "breaching" as they market it. Just place your units in one of the available starting locations and watch as the game practically plays itself in front of your very eyes. Try not to drool on your expensive rainbow LED pro gayming keyboard while awesome things happen on your monitor.
Squad is still 5 units only. And guess what, your units can't die anymore. Seriously. It's game over try again on soldier death now. At most a downed unit will get a temporary injury malus. And there's no recruiting, only a roster of ready made characters.
The cherry on top is the game is being directed by someone possessing the mentality equivalent of a YA fiction writer. The setting is retconned into one where people and aliens live in HAAAAARMONYYYY and must fight together against anti-diversity terrorists. Because it's 2020 and you need amerikan pseudoleftist ideology promoted in video games.
>> No. 13770 [Edit]
>>13769
That story aspect of it feels so artificial that I feel like it has to be a bait and switch. They have ex-ADVENT propaganda people on your team? And a Viper? It feels so wrong that I have to hope it's a trick somehow.
>> No. 13785 [Edit]
The last update for Terraria, Journey‘s End released.
It is massive, the changelog is 40 pages. Modding will also be supported officially.
All in all a great end.
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>>13785
Nice update.
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