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Resident Evil Revelations coming to PS4, Xbox One, bundle for NS

Current-gen gamers will soon be able to experience an updated port of the original Resident Evil Revelations. Seen as a return to form, Revelations follows Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield as they investigate the infested cruise liner Queen Zenobia. The new version will feature 1920×1080 resolution, an improved framerate, greater environmental detail, refined creature movement, and all previously released downloadable content as unlockable rewards. Raid Mode will also return with online support, along with The Ghost Ship: Chaos, a revamped stage with more powerful weapons, additional upgrade possibilities, and different enemy placement. This version is also going to support four different control schemes, based on titles from throughout the series. Switch owners aren’t being left out, either, as a Revelations 1 and 2 bundle is slated to hit the console in the near future.

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Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age coming stateside

Square Enix has revealed that they will be bringing Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age to North America next year. The game is said to “offer a world of adventure, exploration and instances of heroism” that is “brought to life by the character art of famed manga artist Akira Toriyama and the memorable music of composer Koichi Sugiyama.” A video featuring series creator Yuji Horii, posted below, offers a plushie-slime-filled announcement.

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Dual-field shooter Dimension Drive launching this fall for NS, PC

2Awesome Studio has sent word that they are planning to release Dimension Drive for Switch as well as the PC this fall. A space-based shooter, Dimension Drive has players controlling two games at once on a dual battlefield. The game will support single player as well as local co-op. Gamescom attendees can get a first look at the Nintendo Switch version at the Indie Arena Booth (Hall 10.1 Booth A-020).

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Tokyo RPG Factory’s Lost Sphear launching January for NS, PC, PS4

Tokyo RPG Factory’s next release, Lost Sphear, has been officially dated for January 23. The upcoming role-playing game is set to be released for NS, PC, and PS4, with the NS and PS4 to receive physical versions exclusively through Square Enix Online Store. Gamers who pre-order the physical version will receive two music tracks at release, while digital pre-orders will receive extras for PC (two music tracks, custom wallpaper) and PS4 (two music tracks, Memoirs of the Moon system theme).

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Arc System announces crossover fighter BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle

A new multi-franchise crossover fighter was revealed at this year’s Evo tournament, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle. The brawler is being developed by Arc System Works and has a tentative release date of 2018. Set to be released on unspecified console platforms, the game will include characters from four series: BlazBlue, Persona 4 Ultimate Arena, Under Night In-Birth, and the web-based anime, RWBY. The announced characters from each are Ragna the Bloodedge, Yu, Hyde, and Ruby Rose. Character design is being led by illustrator Konomi Higuchi.

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SNK, Altus bringing $14,000 to Evo for The King of Fighters XIV

SNK and ATLUS will be returning to Evo this year, and bringing some cash with them. The King of Fighters XIV will be one of the tournament titles, and the studios are ponying up $14,000 in pot bonus prize cash. First place will receive $8,000, while second place will take home $4,000 and third place, $2,000. Also on hand, though for bragging rights instead of cash, will be Puyo Puyo Tetris. Attendees will be able to try out the hybrid puzzler at Atlus’ booth.

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap soundtrack out, dated for Linux, Mac

Linux and Mac gamers will be able to try their hands at Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap soon, when it goes live next week on July 18. DotEmu, the game’s publisher, also announced that they have released the game’s soundtrack on Bandcamp and Steam. PS Store should at it shortly, too. The $4.99 download ($3.99 when bundled with the game) features 89 tracks, of which 33 are main tracks featuring live musicians and 56 are bonuses comprising alternative versions and rejected material. A Collector edition is also set to launch alongside a Classic version. Collectors will receive the game, the soundtrack, 10 collectible cards, a 24-page retro-style manual, a poster, and reversible cover with the original artwork.

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NIS announces two new titles, updated release dates for two others

NIS has sent word that have announced two new games as well as updated the release dates for two others. First up is the dungeon-crawler Demon Gaze II, which has been scheduled to launch this fall for PS4 and PS Vita. Next up is Penny-Punching Princess, an isometric brawler for NS and PS Vita, set to be released on March 20. The Longest Five Minutes, a retro-style role-playing game, will go live in early 2018 for NS, PC, and PS Vita. Lastly, Yomawari: Midnight Shadows has been dated for October 25 for PC, PS4, and PS Vita. Trailers for all of the games can be found below.

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Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle delayed until October 10

Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle will be delayed, according to NIS. The upcoming shooter-fighter hybrid, originally scheduled to be released on July 4, is now set to launch on October 10. The release date holds for all consoles, NS, PS4, and PS Vita. The delay is said to allow for the accommodation of the game’s production and manufacturing.

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Switch version of Namco Museum to get Pac-Man Vs.

The upcoming Switch compilation Namco Museum is getting a +1 with the addition of some extra Pac-Man action. Bandai Namco has announced that they will be tossing in the four-player competitive release Pac-Man Vs. In the game, three players take on the role of the ghosts as they work together to hunt down the fourth player, who gets to control Pac-Man. Two Switch units will be needed to play with all four players, though, as the ghosts and Pac-Man each require their own system. Some of the other games in the set include Dig Dug, Galaga, Rolling Thunder, Sky Kid, and Splatterhouse.

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