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Sword Art Online Hollow Realization PS4/PS Vita Game's 3rd Trailer Previews Luna Haruna's Theme Song (Update)

Anime News Network - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:48
Game ships in Japan on October 27, Americas and Europe this fall
Categories: General Anime

The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars Gets Iori Minase Character Trailer

gamrFeed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:45

Bandai Namco has released the latest character trailer for The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars.

View the Iori Minase trailer below:

The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars releases for the PlayStation 4 on July 28th in Japan.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/264818/the-idolmaster-platinum-stars-gets-iori-minase-character-trailer/

New Sonic the Hedgehog Announced for 2017

gamrFeed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:37

Sonic Team boss Takashi Iizuka announced during the 25th anniversary celebration stream a new Sonic the Hedgehog will launch in 2017.

 Details on the game will be released at the 25th Anniversary Party in San Diego on July 22nd.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/264817/new-sonic-the-hedgehog-announced-for-2017/

Pierce the Veil to play ‘Conan’ tonight

Metal Insider - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:31
Pierce the Veil will be appearing on Conan tonight, playing “Circles.” The show airs on TBS at 11PM (10pm Central).
Categories: Music

How Star Wars: Battlefront's Beautiful Levels Were Made

Kotaku - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:30

Andrew Hamilton was Lead Environment Artist on DICE’s Star Wars: Battlefront. So if you’ve ever paused during the game just to admire how utterly gorgeous the vegetation and dirt is, he’s one of the main people to thank for it.

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Megadimension Neptunia VII Launches on Steam July 5

gamrFeed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:16

Idea Factory International announced Megadimension Neptunia VII launches on Windows PC via Steam on July 5th. The game will also come in a Digital Deluxe Set. Details will be released at a later time.

The game will be 40 percent off at launch.

The game launches with Japanese audio, Histy’s Beginner Item Set, Histy’s Trial Item Set, and more.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/264816/megadimension-neptunia-vii-launches-on-steam-july-5/

Mainstream outlets single out Vektor, Deftones, Kvelertak, Cobalt as best of year so far

Metal Insider - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:14
For the most part, metal can’t catch a break when it comes to mainstream media. Whether it’s indie rock purists with outdated ideas of what “metal” is, or others that just don’t take it seriously, even though it’s a banner year for metal and hard rock already, you’d be hard-pressed to find metal getting a […]
Categories: Music

New PlayStation Releases This Week - LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Ocean 5

gamrFeed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:09

 Sony has announced all of the games that will be releasing this week on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita in the US. 18 games in total will release this week.


Here is the full list of games:

  • 7 Days to Die, PS4 — Digital, Retail
  • A Boy and His Blob, PS3 — Digital
  • Castles, PS4 — Digital
  • Doodle God, PS4 — Digital 
  • Full Mojo Rampage, PS4 — Digital
  • God Eater Resurrection, PS4, PS Vita — Digital
  • Heart&Slash, PS4 — Digital
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, PS4 — Digital
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, PS4, PS3, PS Vita — Digital, Retail
  • Panda Run, PS Vita — Digital
  • Pharaonic, PS4 — Digital
  • Prison Architect, PS4 — Digital, Retail
  • Resident Evil 5, PS4 — Digital
  • Spy Chameleon, PS4 — Digital 
  • Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, PS4 — Digital, Retail
  • Steredenn, PS4 — Digital
  • The Technomancer, PS4 — Digital, Retail
  • Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma, PS Vita — Digital, Retail

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/264815/new-playstation-releases-this-week-lego-star-wars-the-force-awakens-star-ocean-5/

Pewdiepie: Clickbait Makes YouTube 'Really Unfair'

Kotaku - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:30

YouTube has an enormous “clickbait” problem, and everybody knows it. Even the biggest channels around constantly rely on totally misleading thumbnails and titles that trick you into clicking on terrible content.

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Official Yuruyuri Manga Twitter Account Gets Off to Shaky Start

Anime News Network - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:30
Magazine editor, manga artist apologize for unprofessional tweets
Categories: General Anime

Kodansha Lists School Rumble, Alive, Nodame Cantabile, Princess Resurrection Manga on iTunes

Anime News Network - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:30
1st volumes of manga listed for July 26 digital release
Categories: General Anime

Song premiere: Soulkeeper, “Beloved”

Metal Insider - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:26
Next Friday (8), Minneapolis metalcore band Soulkeeper will be releasing their debut EP, Get Well Soon on We Are Triumphant Records. The quartet combine deathcore, metalcore and a touch of nu-metal. The band’s full-length is currently being worked on, and you’ll get a good idea of the direction of it from “Beloved,” which we’re premiering today. […]
Categories: Music

For Book Readers, Season Six Of Game of Thrones Was Worth It

Kotaku - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:00

The season six finale of Game of Thrones was one of the strongest hours in television history, a relentless episode that burnt up loose ends and set the stage for the show’s future. It capped off an excellent season and spent as little time as possible in Dorne. I’m glad I watched it.

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Flying Witch Petit Short's 8th Episode Shows Sleep Talking Akane & Chinatsu

Anime News Network - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 14:30
7th episode also streamed; total of 8 spinoff shorts to ship with main show's 6 home video releases
Categories: General Anime

The New Witcher 3 DLC Is Hiding A Small Secret That Is Normally Impossible To Find

Kotaku - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 14:00

Blood and Wine, the latest (and final) DLC pack for The Witcher 3, has an easter egg that I am frankly shocked anyone found at all. The secret is remarkably well-hidden, and not accessible through normal means.

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Remember When: Mastodon got murdered in ‘Game Of Thrones’?

Metal Insider - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 13:57
It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]
Categories: Music

Yuki Yuna Is a Hero Franchise Teases Project Announcement in October

Anime News Network - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 13:30
The official websites of visual novel developer Minato Soft and the Yuki Yuna Is a Hero anime both revealed on Saturday that MinatoSoft's "Minato Damashii"...
Categories: General Anime

Street Fighter V's June Story Update Arrives July 1 With Extra Balrog

Kotaku - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 13:04

Street Fighter V’s long-awaited story mode arrives this Friday on PlayStation 4 and PC. In case you need more incentive stay offline to play an extended single-player mode, Capcom’s releasing Balrog as well.

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King of Fighters XIV Game Introduces 'Team Official Invitation' in Video

Anime News Network - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:30
3-on-3 team-based fighting game ships on August 23
Categories: General Anime