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Mazinger Z Interval Peace Manga Ends Next Month

Anime News Network - 2 hours 34 min ago
Manga is spinoff of upcoming anime film
Categories: General Anime

Fire Emblem Warriors DLC Details Released

gamrFeed - 2 hours 38 min ago

Nintendo has released the details on the DLC for Fire Emblem Warriors in North America. This includes the price and release dates.


View the details below:

  • Season Pass (Oct. 20, $19.99): The Fire Emblem Warriors Season Pass includes all three DLC packs, which become available as they release. Each DLC pack is filled with new playable characters and weapons. By purchasing the Season Pass for either the Nintendo Switch or New Nintendo 3DS version, players will receive a bridal costume for Lucina.
  • DLC Pack #1 (Dec 2017, $8.99): The content in this pack is inspired by Fire Emblem Fates.
  • DLC Pack #2 (Feb 2018, $8.99): Many of the characters and items in this DLC pack hail from Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon.
  • DLC Pack #3 (March 2018, $8.99): Fans of Fire Emblem Awakening will love this DLC, as much of the content is themed after the classic game.

Fire Emblem Warriors will launch for the Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS on September 28 in Japan and on October 20 in North America and Europe.

Thanks Gematsu.

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Golf Story Launches for Switch on September 29

gamrFeed - 3 hours 7 min ago

Nintendo announced Golf Story will launch for the Nintendo Switch in North America and Europe on September 28.


Here is an overview of the game:

Golf Story combines the sheer excitement of golf with a serious story that plays out over 8 different courses. Play the story of a golfer who is forced to give up all that he holds dear for one last shot at accomplishing his dreams.

But all is not so simple in the world of golf. To best today’s players you have to be able to keep up with them both on and off the course.

Key Features:

  • Tee up anywhere! You’ll be surprised by how many problems can be solved by hitting a golf ball at them.
  • Explore eight unique environments, each with their own courses, challenges, people and secrets.
  • Play through a dramatic story with a diverse cast of characters.

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Toei Files Trademarks for 'Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger,' 'Kaitō Sentai Lupinranger'

Anime News Network - 3 hours 34 min ago
Toei filed an application on September 11 to trademark "Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger" (Police Sentai Patrolranger) and "Kaitō Sentai Lupinranger" (Phantom...
Categories: General Anime

Idolish 7's Trigger Album Is 1st by Male Characters to Top Weekly Chart

Anime News Network - 4 hours 9 min ago
REGALITY album shipped on September 20, sold 32,000 copies
Categories: General Anime

Misia Sings Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist Film's Theme

Anime News Network - 4 hours 33 min ago
Singer-songwriter inspired by original manga, Ed & Al's bond to pen song
Categories: General Anime

Kadokawa Dwango Head 'Worried' About Kemono Friends Director's Removal

Anime News Network - 5 hours 9 min ago
Notes that discussions are ongoing in Kadokawa, Dwango
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Games to Watch Out for From EGX 2017 - Part 1

gamrFeed - 8 hours 25 min ago

It’s that time of year again, and like clockwork here are my games to watch out for from EGX 2017. These articles cover games that really piqued my interest while scouting the showfloor at this year's EGX in Birmingham, UK.


Off Grid 


It’s a shame that I played Off Grid in a crowded room, so I couldn't fully appreciate it. But what's clear is the amount of detail in the game, from the story to the gameplay mechanics shown off in the demo, is ludicrous. It's a short demo that has you infiltrating an office suite, using the tools in your open source glasses to see messages through walls (showing the locations of guards, for example) or hacking equipment around the office.

Off Grid is scheduled to release sometime next year. You can find out more about it via the game's official website here.




Jettomero is an awesome-looking and incredibly charming indie title that really stands out. You play as the titular Jettomero, a tall rocket man who explores a solar system looking to help the inhabitants of planets he lands on. The catch, which you’ll notice when you begin to wander around, is that he is incredibly unwieldy and also happens to crush everything in his path.

Our adorable hero's little cries of "sorry!" or "I didn’t mean to do that, I was only trying to help!" bellow out, quickly building up the game's sense of charm. At any moment you can hold down the right trigger to explode off into space, hunting down other planets to 'help'. The presentation alone drew me in, but the charm is what had me talking to friends about Jettomero the second I got home. 

Jettomero is already available to purchase via Steam.


Ava Airborne 

Ava Airborne is a remarkably simple but addictive iOS game that has you avoiding obstacles in the air, with the aim of travelling as far as possible through the map, competing against other players to get as far as possible. It reminded me of the infamous Flappy Wings, or the conceptually similar Alto Adventure, and it was interesting to discuss the design process and difficulties with a member of the development team.

These games don't appeal to everyone but I could certainly see Ava Airborne proving to be extremely popular; don’t be surprised if you see it featured on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV in the near future. Ava Airborne is slated to release this November. 

Sonic Forces 

I know, I know, yet another Sonic game. But the franchise could be in for a good run of form, following on from Sonic Mania's success last month. While Mania went to the series' retro roots, Forces builds on the mechanics introduced in Sonic Generations, combining that game's 3D fluidity with modern visuals. The customisation element feels gimmicky, but the gameplay itself had me feeling a glimmer of hope for what could be a good 3D Sonic game. Time will tell when Sonic Forces launches in November.


Aegis M

I’m a sucker for tower defence games. I feel I need to make that clear before introducing Aegis M, the lovechild of a committed developer who has been working on this title in his spare time for the last four years while at the same time holding down a full time job. Aegis M has you controlling a top-down character with its own gun, making your way across a battlefield, placing down turrets, or attacking enemies with your own guns and abilities should you so wish. For every enemy defeated, you’re given a coin, which in turn can be used to purchase ammo or purchase structures. 

If at this point you think you’ve heard it all before, the twist is that this can all be played in a multiplayer environment, and all manner of different co-op modes are available for the game. The developer even showed me at one point a Call of Duty-style zombies mode, where teams of players have to survive as long as possible against an endless armada of zombie enemies. 

Aegis M truly looks set to be an addictive game. You can find out more about it via the developer's website here.

A graduate in Computing, Dan is a games developer and writer. His first game, Twixel, was released for iOS, Android, PC and Mac in 2015, with it being released on Steam November 2016. A lover of all things games, Dan has been writing for for over 2 years, attending conferences and interviewing developers to get the best content for VGChartz readers. His favourite games include Asura's Wrath, S.T.A.L.K.E.R and the Halo Series.

Dan can be followed on Twitter at: @Caesoose

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Dynamic Chord Anime Reveals Character Visuals for apple-polisher Rock Band

Anime News Network - 9 hours 9 min ago
The official Twitter account for the anime of the honeybee black label's Dynamic Chord otome project revealed a new visual for its in-universe group apple-polisher...
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Gundam Wing Endless Waltz: Glory of the Losers Manga Approaches Climax

Anime News Network - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 23:00
Manga began in 2010; adapts TV anime, OVA, manga, novels
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Confirmed: The Hardy Boyz Will Be DLC In WWE 2K18

Just Push Start - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 22:22
Some big news has been confirmed as the popular tag-team The Hardy Boyz have been confirmed as DLC for WWE 2K18. They will be available at a later date. Matt Hardy tweeted out: “WONDERFUL NEWS! @JEFFHARDYBRAND & I are downloadable characters in #WWE2K18. Get us in the Deluxe Edition, Season Pass or our pack. #ad” The Hardy Boyz returned to the WWE back at WrestleMania 33 much to the delight of Attitude era fans around the world. They were wrestling in TNA for the last few years. There’s still no release date for the DLC, but they should become available a couple weeks after the release of WWE 2K18 on October 17th, 2017. Hopefully we see what their character models look like very soon.

DMM's Newest Game Casts Imagines Idioms as Girls

Anime News Network - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 22:15
While DMM's latest anthropomorphization game didn't get off the ground, the company already has a new one lined up for players' mobile devices and its...
Categories: General Anime

NBA 2K18 1.03 Update Patch Notes Released By 2K Sports

Just Push Start - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 22:09
2K Sports has released update patch version number 1.03 for NBA 2K18. It should be rolling out later today on PS4 and Xbox One with the PC and Nintendo Switch versions getting it later. The patch notes were posted over on the official NBA 2K18 Facebook page. You can read them down below. Hopefully all of the issues have been fixed. – Fixed a case where game framerate would drop for the remainder of the game following a called timeout. – Gray indicators have been added underneath the feet of your teammates in the Playground; it is now much quicker and easier to discern your teammates from your opponents. – Global settings/options will no longer reset to default after entering a MyTEAM game. – Users will no longer lose their facial hair when re-scanning their face. – Addressed a case where Draft-and-Stash players in MyLEAGUE/MyGM would be signed to a $0 contract, while simultaneously being duplicated in the upcoming rookie draft (new save required). – Generated prospects in future seasons of MyLEAGUE/MyGM will now always have heights appropriate for their position (new save required). – Free agents 32 years or older will no longer pass up big money offers to sign for the MLE in MyGM/MyLEAGUE. – Users will no longer display negative badge progress following an exceptional performance in MyCAREER. For those currently experiencing this, continue playing and your tally will be incremented towards your next bonus. – Fixed a hang that could occur when the user was scrolling down the list of available shirts in the T-Shirt Kiosk. – Improved framerate in the court area of the Playground when games are being played on most/all of the courts. – Addressed a hang that could occur when bringing up the squad menu in a completely full Neighborhood. – Fixed a soft hang in Live Practice where the ball would not get picked up when using the ball machine. – Fixed an issue where the camera would always point to the middle of the court if the user had the Auto Flip option enabled while in the broadcast camera(s). – (Switch) Improved framerate/audio syncing during tunnel/locker room scenes in MyCAREER. – (Switch) Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented Local Play from commencing when there were four participants. NBA 2K18 is out now for the PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch platforms.

WWE 2K18 PC Release Date Has Now Been Confirmed

Just Push Start - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 22:02
WWE 2K18 has now been announced for the PC, and it’s coming out much earlier than the past few video games that took months to be released. 2K Games announced that WWE 2K18 on PC will release alongside the PS4 and Xbox One versions on October 17th, 2017. This is way earlier than when WWE 2K16 and WWE 2K17 came out on PC. The only thing PC gamers are missing out is the chance to own the game four days earlier. However, the content will stay the same. You still need to pre-order to get access to Kurt Angle plus the Deluxe Edition allows you to play as Batista and RVD. The only release date left to be announced is the Nintendo Switch version. That version is still scheduled to be out sometime in Fall 2017.

English-Subtitled Dies Irae Trailer Streamed

Anime News Network - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 22:00
Crunchyroll to host N. American premiere on Friday
Categories: General Anime

Are you interested in a new Corrosion of Conformity album in January of 2018?

Metal Insider - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 21:44
It’s hasn’t really been that long since North Carolina’s Corrosion of Conformity released an album. Back in 2014, they released IX, a scant two years after their self-titled eighth album that marked the band’s return to their Technocracy era. However, it has been a long time, 2005 to be exact, since  they released an album with Pepper […]
Categories: Music

Prepare for Fall With Attractive Scarecrow Boys

Anime News Network - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 21:15
Plagued by pesky birds eating your crops? Don't want an ugly and creepy sack of straw looming over your field? The Kakashi Zeyo! project may have just...
Categories: General Anime

New Blame! Manga Reaches 'Last Battle' Next Month

Anime News Network - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 21:00
Manga adapts this year's anime film
Categories: General Anime