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Bandai Namco Files Trademarks

on Mon, Oct 6, 2014 | By Ryan

In a blog post on japanese site Esuteru, a user by the name of Hachima has revealed screenshots showing that Bandai Namco has filed 3 new trademarks related to their famous Tales Of series. These 3 trademarks are for Tales of Orfellia, Tales of Alestria, and Tales of Berseria.   Many are speculating that...

Westone Files Bankruptcy

on Fri, Oct 3, 2014 | By Ryan

Game Watch Impress reported today that Westone Bit Entertainment is filing for bankruptcy after being in operation for the past 30 years. The company has entered liquidation and have since shut down their official website.   The company is most famous for Wonder Boy which was one of the first games to introduce the side-scrolling gameplay. The company also made other games...

Super Smash Bros. Sold Out!?!

on Fri, Oct 3, 2014 | By Ryan

In something that you very rarely here. It appears that Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is sold out in Japan. The game has been out for 4 weeks now in Japan and sold 109,811 copies in it’s third week according to Media Create. While this number is way down compared to 321,363 the week before, stock shortages are the major cause for this.   Nintendo is working as fast as they...

Rovio Hit With Layoffs

on Thu, Oct 2, 2014 | By Ryan

Rovio CEO Mikael Hed announced today that the company will be laying off 16% of it’s workforce, which equals out to around 130 employees losing their jobs. This is most likely due to profits only being half of what was originally forecasted. Hed released this statement…   “It is never easy to consider changes like this, but it is better to do them sooner rather...

South Park Pinball?

on Wed, Oct 1, 2014 | By Ryan

Zen Studios announced today that some more tables will be coming to Zen Pinball 2. In addition to the already available tables such as Guardians of the Galaxy and Plants vs Zombies, South Park tables will be released sometime this month.   Zen Studios did not release any more details, but expect the tables to be priced at $2.99. Share this:Click to print (Opens in new...

Strider 2 Coming To North America

on Wed, Oct 1, 2014 | By Ryan

Capcom announced today that they will be releasing Strider 2 to North America via Playstation Network.   The game will also include the original Strider with the game and will be available on October 7 for Playstation 3, PS Vita, and PSP. Share this:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...

Yet Another Employee Leaves WildStar Team

on Tue, Sep 30, 2014 | By Ryan

Things seem to just be getting worse when it comes to WildStar. Today during their WildStar Nexus Report livestream, Design Producer Stephen Frost announced that he too will be leaving Carbine Studios in the very near future. Below is what he had to say…   “It really pains me to say this, but this will be my last show and my last week at Carbine. I’m off...

Borderlands 2 For Vita?

on Mon, Sep 29, 2014 | By Ryan

It was announced this morning that Borderlands 2 will be released on PS Vita in Japan. The big difference to this version compared to the other releases is that the game will be published by Take-Two Interactive instead of Sony Computer Entertainment. This is rather interesting as the game was developed by a third party production division owned by Sony, and Sony designed the...

Fastest-Selling IP In Europe Is?

on Thu, Sep 25, 2014 | By Ryan

We all know that Destiny has been dominating all the charts in America, but what about Europe? Destiny has been the fastest-selling IP in U.K. as well, but not all of Europe. A spokesperson for Ubisoft revealed a GFK data chart to MCV UK that showed that Watch Dogs is still technically the fastest-selling IP in all of Europe. So what is the reasoning for this? Well the biggest...

QuakeCon 2015 Announced

on Thu, Sep 25, 2014 | By Ryan

Bethesda Software announced today the details on one of the most famous conventions in America QuakeCon 2015. Next year’s QuakeCon will take place on July 23-26 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas Texas.   This year marks the 20th anniversary of the event and Hilton is already offering packages to those who are attending the event. Prices for a room at the Hilton where the...


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