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Attack On: Fire Emblem Gender-politicking

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The past couple of days have been a strange time to be a Fire Emblem fan. The latest game in the series, Fire Emblem Fates, was applauded by the games press for including homosexual characters without them looking too closely at whatever else is in the game. However, that applause was soon silenced when it was revealed in some way that a lesbian character would be drugged into finding the male protagonist attractive enough to marry. Only, of course, this is a gross exaggeration by the gaming press. As you can tell, the gaming press’ bias towards gender politics and not towards coherent storytelling is at play here when at roughly the same time, multiple outlets cover what looks like … Continue reading

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Steins;Gate Playstation 3 Review

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99% science and 1% fantasy was, according to Wikipedia, the challenge that the developers of Steins;Gate, 5pb and Nitroplus+, had in their mind when creating this amazing piece of Visual Novel literature. Steins;Gate follows the story of a small Otaku club dedicated to creating gadgets to fight the war against ‘The Organisation’, a group that is probably based on more chuunibyou fantasies than reality. However, the group soon unlocks the ability to send messages to the past, and end up in the midst of an international conspiracy. The novel boasts 6 different endings, an interesting cast of characters and a storyline that is based on hard science theories. This is one of the best things that I have ever read … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: [Steins;Gate] – US Release Date Confirmed, Limited Edition Details

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We just finished playing through Steins;Gate. It’s so much better than the anime. In fact, it’s probably one of the greatest Visual Novels that we’ve ever played. We’ll have a review up in a few days, but for now, definitely be interested in this news, US players. — STEINS;GATE US RELEASE DATE CONFIRMED El Psy Kongroo Edition now pre-ordering for North America PQube, Bristol (29th July 2015) – PQube are pleased to announce that MAGES., 5pb. and Science Adventure Team’s critically acclaimed STEINS;GATE for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita systems, will release in the US on the 25th of August. North America will also receive the much sought-after ‘El Psy Kongroo Edition’ of STEINS;GATE. This edition is now available to … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Warhammer 40,000: Regicide Reveals Largest Update yet featuring Raven Guard®

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Raven Guard. I’m sure Warhammer 40K players know the significance here ;). Check out the details below. — Warhammer 40,000: Regicide Reveals Largest Update yet featuring Raven Guard® New factions, environments, gameplay features, and more Sydney, Australia – Monday June 29, 2015 – Warhammer 40,000: Regicide sees the largest update it’s had to Early Access, with the addition of new environments, two new factions, hotseat, and live Multiplayer features. A series of newly released imagery depicts a new battlefield – a ruined Imperial monument surrounded by trees, smoke and motes of ash at the heart of an ancient forest. The addition of the “Raven Guard” Space Marines and “Snakebites” Ork Clan provides a ‘black and white’ set of pieces for … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: [Xblaze: Code Embryo] – Limited Edition Announced Exclusive to Rice Digital

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Are you a BlazBlue fan? Probably, it’s a pretty decent fighter. Now there’s a Visual Novel being announced, released by Rice Digital. Check out the details below. — XBLAZE: CODE EMBRYO Limited Edition Announced — Exclusive to Rice Digital Rice Digital, Bristol (June 29th 2015) — Rice Digital are pleased to announce that Funbox Media, and Arc System Works’ BlazBlue Visual Novel spin-off, XBLAZE: CODE EMBRYO, will be receiving a Limited Edition in Europe – exclusive to Rice Digital. The Limited Edition will be available on both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita formats, releasing the same day as the Standard Edition, 28th August 2015. Rice Digital will be exclusively stocking the Limited Edition which includes; Limited Edition XBLAZE: CODE EMBRYO … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: RABBIDS® APPISODES NOW AVAILABLE ON iOS

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So this seems interesting. Apparently players can interact with TV episodes of Rabbids TV. Check out the details below. — RABBIDS® APPISODES NOW AVAILABLE ON iOS Brand new mobile game concept allows players to interact with episodes from the TV series   Sydney, Australia — June 29TH, 2015 — Today Ubisoft announced that the Rabbids Invasion TV Show has been adapted for interactive play on mobile devices with the launch of Rabbids Appisodes. Developed by Ubisoft Paris Studios, Rabbids Appisodes is now available to download on the Apple App Store.   Rabbids Appisodes is based on the successful Rabbids Invasion TV series created by Ubisoft Motion Pictures and broadcasted in Australia on GO! and Nickelodeon. Launched in 2013, the hit … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Age of Fear: The Undead King (PC) launches today, Friday 26 June 2015

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Over the weekend, Kiss Ltd. released Age of Fear: The Undead King on PC. Check out the details below. — Age of Fear: The Undead King (PC) launches today, Friday 26 June 2015. With E3 already nothing more than a distant memory, it is time to stop dreaming of tomorrow and to focus on the here and now of gaming! First out for the post E3 block is Age of Fear: The Undead King, launching today, Friday 26 June. Buy Age of Fear: The Undead King Appearing on Steam for the first time, Age of Fear: The Undead King is the original game that spawned the successful series.  The story takes place in an untamed fantasyland, where four forces (Human … Continue reading

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