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Tales of Zestiria's intro video is the greatest in years! Now help me find my jaw please!

Tales of Zestiria's intro video is the greatest in years! Now help me find my jaw please!

Ron Duwell

Frequent readers might know that I am a huge fan of video game intro videos, and I sometimes lament how this is kind of a lost art that died out once Japan started losing its market share on consoles. Back in the PlayStation era, it was just pleasant to have this perfect video waiting to greet you every time you fired the a game up. The hard rockin’ Soul Blade intro or the slow and...

Pokkén Tournament being tested by Dave & Buster's, "more optimistic" than Tekken

Pokkén Tournament being tested by Dave & Buster's, "more optimistic" than Tekken

Ron Duwell

The Western world is still sitting by and wondering if Bandai Namco’s Pokémon fighting game, Pokkén Tournament, will be brought to shores beyond Japan. Nothing has been officially confirmed about a release, but the Dave & Buster’s chain has announced plans that it will at least be testing the game. Speaking on a Reddit AMA, Dave & Buster’s Senior Vice President of Entertainment...

Tekken 7 localization confirmed, location test areas and first tournament revealed

Tekken 7 localization confirmed, location test areas and first tournament revealed

Ron Duwell

And here is our major July 7 Tekken 7 announcement promised to us by Bandai Namco. The Japanese publisher has confirmed that its arcade fighting game will be localized for foreign shores! Tekken has always proven to be an international franchise, so it was only a matter of time really. Location tests will begin this month in the following locations: Dave and Buster’s New York 234 W....

Digimon Cyber Sleuth confirmed for North American release, first RPG in seven years

Digimon Cyber Sleuth confirmed for North American release, first RPG in seven years

Ron Duwell

It’s been quite a while since Digimon had any real presence in the U.S. 2014 saw the release of the fighting game Digimon All-Star Rumble, but it’s been a full seven years since Bandai Namco decided to localize one of the RPG entries. Not to worry though, because the trend of missing out has officially come to an end with Digimon Cyber Sleuth confirmed for a PlayStation 4 and PS Vita...