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Domain Name arslan.jp Registered on Kodansha's Behalf

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:57
The Internet domain name arslan.jp was registered on behalf of Kodansha Ltd. on October 15. There is currently no website at this domain address. The November...
Categories: General Anime

That Sweet Destiny Stunt Came From The Moon

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:40

That Sweet Destiny Stunt Came From The Moon

You'll need to be a Hunter to pull this off, since the Bladedancer's super is the only way to stay in the air this long, but here you go. People can jump the Hellmouth on the moon. If you haven't played the game, that's a big jump.

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From now until 10am PDT Thursday, you can play Civilization V for free.

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:37

From now until 10am PDT Thursday, you can play Civilization V for free. If you've somehow never picked it up, now's your chance.

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Expelled From Paradise 'Making Of' Footage Streamed

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:30
Writer Gen Urobuchi, director Seiji Mizushima's film project opens November 15
Categories: General Anime

Forza Horizon 2 Sells 366K First Week, Xbox One Sales up 25%

gamrFeed - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:28

The Microsoft first party title Forza Horizon 2 launched with sales of 366,457 units combined. The game is available for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. The majority of the sales were on the Xbox One where it sold 265,969 units. The game sold 100,488 units on the Xbox 360.

Nearly half of the sales were in the USA where it sold 176,995 units combined. The game also sold well in Europe with sales of 138,260 units.

The Xbox One also saw an increase in sales for the week. The console sold 179,014 units worldwide, which is a 25 percent increase week-on-week.

Forza Horizon 2 launched for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 on September 30 in North America and October 3 in Europe.

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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. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/252005/forza-horizon-2-sells-366k-first-week-xbox-one-sales-up-25/

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Sales Top 2 Million, Debuts in the West, Pushes 3DS Sales Up 52%

gamrFeed - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 02:56

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS has hit a new milestone as the game launches in the West. The game has now sold more than two million units worldwide, selling nearly one million units in just one week. This sales figures is for the week ending October 4th.

The game launched in both the US and Europe during the week. It debuted at the top of the charts in the US with sales of 558,146 units. In Europe, the game launched at the 5th position with sales of 187,179 units.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS also pushed 3DS sales up 52 percent worldwide to 136,998 units. In the USA sales of the 3DS more than doubled to 44,776 units, while in Europe sales jumped 86 percent to 53,703.

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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. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/252004/super-smash-bros-for-3ds-sales-top-2-million-debuts-in-the-west-pushes-3ds-sales-up-52/

We Need A Hammier Version Of Dark Souls

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 02:30

We Need A Hammier Version Of Dark Souls

Thomas Mahon is an artist and illustrator from London, who through his freelancing has worked in video games and for companies like Mattel.

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Shining Resonance PS3 Game's Additional Cast Revealed

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 02:30
Hiroshi Kamiya, Hideyuki Tanaka, Unshou Ishizuka join "dragon and musical instrument-playing" RPG
Categories: General Anime

Additional demo code distribution methods for US announced: Pokémon newsletter to be delivered ...

BulbaNews - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 02:10
Additional demo code distribution methods have been announced for the US. The Pokémon newsletter for the first method of demo code distribution will be sent out tomorrow.
Categories: Pokemon News

Nana Mizuki Scores 20th Top-10 Single

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 01:30
Actress released 30th single with Cross Ange opening theme on October 15
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The Great Cosplay Road Trip

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59

The Great Cosplay Road Trip

Four of the world's best cosplay photographers, and a bunch of the world's best cosplayers, are teaming up to take the art - normally enjoyed at cons or specific shoots - on a great American road trip.

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Texas' Oni Con Will Host Naruto Voice Actress Junko Takeuchi

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:40
Final Fantasy XIII composer Masashi Hamauzu will also attend event in Galveston on October 31 to November 2
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Now This Would've Made For A Great Mario Movie

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:30

Now This Would've Made For A Great Mario Movie

MARIO (V.O.) (sullen): "You ever feel like you were out of joint with the world, Doc? Like you didn't fit?"

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Indie Dev Threatens Gabe Newell, Has Game Removed From Steam

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:28

Indie Dev Threatens Gabe Newell, Has Game Removed From Steam

If you're a developer selling a game on Steam, it's probably not the best idea in the world to tweet a death threat to the guy who owns Steam.

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Big Strategy Game Fails Kickstarter, Makes Giant Monsters Sad

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:05

Big Strategy Game Fails Kickstarter, Makes Giant Monsters Sad

Human Resources, a strategy game from the same team behind Planetary Annihilation, looked cool! There were giant robots and giant monsters. Despite this, and the studio's previous success using the service, the game's kickstarter has tanked.

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Final Fantasy Composer Nobuo Uematsu's Earthbound Papas to Perform at Kansas' Naka-Con

Anime News Network - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:40
Concert with World of Warcraft's Jason Hayes to be held November 27
Categories: General Anime

​The DualShock 4 Has Become A Pretty Great PC Controller

Kotaku - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:30

​The DualShock 4 Has Become A Pretty Great PC Controller

If you're using a controller to play a PC game—I know, I know, shhh, it's okay—chances are the on-screen prompts you see will match up with an Xbox controller. But you don't have to use Microsoft's controller with your PC; you've actually got a lot of options, including the PS4's DualShock 4.

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33 Years Later, New Donkey Kong Secrets Are Being Found

Kotaku - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:30

33 Years Later, New Donkey Kong Secrets Are Being Found

Despite the fact the game was first released in arcades in 1981, has been ported to hell and back and picked apart on the big screen, Nintendo's original Donkey Kong is still giving up secrets, most recently in the form of "new" music and sound effects.

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​We're All Tired Of Gamergate

Kotaku - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:40

​We're All Tired Of Gamergate

I know many people who don't like Gamergate who are tired of it. They're not alone. I was talking to a Gamergater last week who seemed tired: tired of all the Tweeting, tired of all the arguing. I watched a video of a Gamergater who seemed downright exhausted. And then another: he seemed tired, too.

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