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Sonic Frontiers Director Tries To Explain Its 'Open Zone' Gameplay, Just Describes An Open-World Game

Sonic Frontiers Director Tries To Explain Its ‘Open Zone’ Gameplay, Just Describes An Open-World Game

Screenshot, Sega Morio Kishimoto, longtime Sonic Team dev and director of Sonic Frontiersrecently did his best to clarify what Sega means when it hypes up the game’s “open zone” mechanics, But his explanation seems to confirm the phrase is just a trumped-up marketing term rather than some sort of indication that Frontiers is substantially different …

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Kojima Studio Confirms 'Good Relationship' With Sony After Xbox News, Angry Fanboy Reactions

Kojima Studio Confirms ‘Good Relationship’ With Sony After Xbox News, Angry Fanboy Reactions

Image, Kojima Productions Do you hear that? Out in the distance, you can hear thousands of angry fanboys continuing to fight online in the endlessly sad console war. The latest battle involves Metal Gear and Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima and his independent studio deciding to do business with Microsoft and work on an Xbox-exclusive …

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Three Hopes Is The Most Exciting Fire Emblem In Years

Three Hopes Is The Most Exciting Fire Emblem In Years

Screenshot, Nintendo / Kotaku Despite public cynicism about musou games, which seem like straightforward hack-and-slash fests against armies of faceless foes amid chaotic battlefields, I’ve long felt that this style of gameplay could bring out Fire Emblem‘s best war-simulating potential. Two months ago, I wrote about how Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes could actually be …

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Looks Like Street Fighter 6's Entire Roster May Have Already Leaked

Looks Like Street Fighter 6’s Entire Roster May Have Already Leaked

Jamie, Chun-Li, Luke, and Ryu got official reveals, but their fellow fighters can’t wait to be seen.Image, Capcom The most recent State of Play included a brief look at Street Fighter 6, which is currently set for a 2023 launch. But a new Capcom fighting game often means we’re in store for some Capcom fighting …

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Street Fighter 6 Gameplay Shows Off Chun-Li, Open-World Exploration

Street Fighter 6 Gameplay Shows Off Chun-Li, Open-World Exploration

Screenshot, Capcom Following up on its previous promise of a summer reveal, Capcom joined PlayStation during today’s State of Play to share more footage of Street Fighter 6which launches next year. Street Fighter 6‘s roster expands with the addition of roster mainstay Chun-Li, newcomer Jamie (who appears to utilize some sort of drunken fighting style), …

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River City Girls Sequel Aims To Perfect That Juicy Fusion Of Anime And Wrestling

River City Girls Sequel Aims To Perfect That Juicy Fusion Of Anime And Wrestling

The girls (and boys) are back. Image, wayforward As an otaku, wrestling mark, and a gamer, my disparate interests rarely align neatly into one medium. While I’ve seen games, wrestlersand anime cheekily reference one another, the overlap usually ends there without fully committing to crafting the perfect gumbo chock full of the high-octane action from …

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Glass-Cannon Elden Ring Player Bonks Every Main Boss With A Single Hit

Glass-Cannon Elden Ring Player Bonks Every Main Boss With A Single Hit

Elden Ring is full of hard bosses, many of whom have no problem quickly showing you the nearest gravesite if you’re lost, and defeating them is often a matter of slowly whittling away at their lengthy health bars until you breathe a huge sigh of relief as the The words “Enemy Failed” finally appear. One …

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