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3rd November 2017
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TGS: Thor: Ragnarok Cast Performs Movie Live In Front Of Audience

While many will be crowding into movie theaters this weekend to see Marvel's latest film, Thor: Ragnarok, one lucky audience got a very unique experience when they sat down to watch the film. Instead of Ragnarok, Late Late Show host James Corden appeared on a makeshift stage in front of the screen to introduce the cast of Thor, who then acted the movie out live.Framing it as a 4D experience, it was almost as if Ragnarok was a poorly-produced elementary school play that just happened to cast some of the most famous actors in Hollywood--Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum,…

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11th October 2017
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TGS: Monster Hunter World Offers More Flexibility Than Before

One of the biggest releases in early 2018 is Monster Hunter World, the first new installment in Capcom's long-running franchise to release on a home console since 2010. The move to PS4 and Xbox One has opened up new gameplay opportunities for the series, which we got to see firsthand during New York Comic-Con.The demo on display at Capcom's booth was the same one featured at this year's Tokyo Game Show; you can watch our full playthrough from that event above. The quest we selected dropped us in Wildspire Waste, a sprawling, arid canyon region dotted with marshes. Like other areas, Wildspire Waste…

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11th October 2017
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TGS: New Code Vein English Gameplay: 16 Minutes Of Exploration And The Queen's Knight Boss Fight

Those looking to fill the gaping, Dark Souls-shaped hole in their lives have been keeping a close eye on Bandai Namco's Code Vein. Dubbed "anime Dark Souls" by many, it draws heavy influence from From Software's acclaimed Souls series, most notably in its difficulty. Check out the Code Vein Tokyo Game Show trailer if you want to see how it's also borrowing some of the mood and feel too.GameSpot recently got some hands-on time with the English build of Code Vein, which is similar to the one shown at Tokyo Game Show but features a little extra time to explore and the opportunity to face a boss.…

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25th September 2017
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TGS: Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Says He Is Working On "Very Exciting Things."

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, who left Oculus earlier this year, is staying in the virtual reality industry. Speaking at the Tokyo Game Show this week, Luckey confirmed his new venture but declined to share more details."I have a new company; I can't talk about my projects too much yet, but I'm still working in the virtual reality industry on some very exciting things," he said at an appearance at an HTC Vive event, as reported by RoadToVR.He went on to say that he does not want to be seen "as an Oculus person," because his ambitions are grander than one company alone."Don't think of me as an…

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25th September 2017
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TGS: Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Says He Is Working On "Very Exciting Things"

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, who left Oculus earlier this year, is staying in the virtual reality industry. Speaking at the Tokyo Game Show this week, Luckey confirmed his new venture but declined to share more details."I have a new company; I can't talk about my projects too much yet, but I'm still working in the virtual reality industry on some very exciting things," he said at an appearance at an HTC Vive event, as reported by RoadToVR.He went on to say that he does not want to be seen "as an Oculus person," because his ambitions are grander than one company alone."Don't think of me as an…

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25th September 2017
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TGS: Palmer Luckey: "I Have A New Company"

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, who left Oculus earlier this year, is staying in the virtual reality industry. Speaking at the Tokyo Game Show this week, Luckey confirmed his new venture but declined to share more details."I have a new company; I can't talk about my projects too much yet, but I'm still working in the virtual reality industry on some very exciting things," he said at an appearance at an HTC Vive event, as reported by RoadToVR.He went on to say that he does not want to be seen "as an Oculus person," because his ambitions are grander than one company alone."Don't think of me as an…

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23rd September 2017
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TGS: New Dragon Ball Fighter Z And Other Namco Trailers From TGS

The Tokyo Game Show is happening this weekend, and while the biggest draw might be the cosplay, the other big thing to look forward to are new game trailers. And of course, Namco Bandai are going to deliver. Here are three new trailers released by the publisher during the show. And in case you missed it, we also have a full roundup of all the Sony announcements from earlier this week. Although it doesn't have a presence at the show, Nintendo went ahead and had a Nintendo Direct video presentation last week detailing its remaining 2017 lineup.First up is Dragon Ball FighterZ and it reveals the…

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22nd September 2017
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TGS: Square Enix Talks Talks About Embracing "Games As A Service" Model

Back in May, Square Enix management said the video game industry is heading towards the "games as a service" model, at the time stating that the Final Fantasy publisher "will approach game design with a mind to generate recurring revenue streams." Now, Square Enix president Yousuke Matsuda has doubled down on those comments, saying in a new note to shareholders that the games as a service model is the way forward. "Gone are the days in which single-player games were of primary status and multiplayer games secondary," Matsuda said (via @Nibellion). "Lately, multiplayer games have taken the lead,…

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21st September 2017
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TGS: New Dragon Ball FighterZ Screenshots Show Off Tien, Yamcha, And Original Character Android 21

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer and screenshots for the highly anticipated Dragon Ball FighterZ. Both the video and images showcase the game's three recently announced characters: Yamcha, Tien Shinhan, and the original character Android 21.The trailer, which you can watch above, offers another brief glimpse at the game's "what if" campaign, which follows a "forbidden" story arc in which Android 16 is revived to hunt Goku and the other Z Fighters. It also features the all-new Android 21, who was "supervised" by Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama. Android 21 appears to play a very prominent…

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21st September 2017
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TGS: Full Trailer For Square Enix's New Game Left Alive Released

Following the announcement of Square Enix's intriguing-looking new game Left Alive at Sony's Tokyo Game Show briefing this week, the company has now released a full-length trailer for it.In addition to the trailer, we learned more about the game itself. It's a "survival action shooter" for PlayStation 4 and PC, due out in 2018. You can check out the trailer below.One really interesting part of the announcement is that Metal Gear veteran Yoji Shinkawa is working on the project. His artwork can be seen in the trailer above and is also featured below.Shinji Hashimoto, who has worked on the Final…

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