Unofficial Mother 4 fangame announced to excitement and worry from fans

An unofficial Mother 4 fangame has been announced to the excitement and worry of fans. While fans are concerned about how Nintendo will respond, the developers appear to have a more optimistic view.

Farming Simulator 22 is off to a great start with over 100,000 concurrent players on Steam

Farming Simulator 22 is off to a great start with over 100,000 concurrent players on Steam. Farming Simulator 22 is the first PC title in the series in three years.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate update 13.0.1 will include “final fighter adjustments”

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate update version 13.0.1 will include the “final fighter adjustments,” according to Nintendo of Europe. Version 13.0.1 is coming soon.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Glow-in-the-Dark Stickers open new design possibilities

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Glow-in-the-Dark Stickers open new design possibilities. From giant windows to rooms covered in custom designs.

Dragon Quest X’s Santa Skirt costume gets a “panty nerf” and fans are dissatisfied

Dragon Quest X fans are not happy about the "panty nerf" made to the game's Santa Skirt item.

Genshin Impact leakers are being sued by the developer miHoYo

Genshin Impact leakers have confirmed rumors that they are being sued by the game's developer miHoYo. miHoYo is seeking roughly $78,400 in compensation.

An Animal Crossing: New Horizons master designer teaches us some tricks for island creation

An Animal Crossing: New Horizons master designer who recreated the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Japan teaches us their island creation process along with some tricks.

Kunio-kun’s Three Kingdoms themed game to release on Dec. 16 in Japan

River City Saga: Three Kingdoms to release on Dec. 16 in Japan (Nintendo Switch). The PS4 and PC (Steam) version of River City Saga: Three Kingdoms (Kunio-kun no Sangokushi dayo Zen’in Shuugou!) will launch in April 2022 or later.

Marvelous unveils the TRYDECK in arcades across Japan

Marvelous unveils the TRYDECK prize machine in arcades across Japan. They describe the TRYDECK as being a successor to the TRYPOD that introduces a new way to use mechanical arms.

Raise a girl to save the world in Sekai no tameno Subeteno Shoujo, an apocalyptic deckbuilding visual novel

Raise a girl to save the world in Sekai no tameno Subeteno Shoujo, an apocalyptic deckbuilding visual novel set to release in Japan.

Shin Megami Tensei V to add FOV options in future patch

Shin Megami Tensei V to add FOV options in future patch. Adjustments will be made to the Demon King’s Castle gimmicks.

Pokémon BDSP’s calculator is behaving strangely, according to user reports

Pokémon BDSP’s calculator is behaving strangely, according to user reports. The behavior seems to change depending on the language settings, so we decided to test it out.

Babylon’s Fall borrows gear assets from FFXIV. Square Enix confirmed

Babylon’s Fall borrows gear assets from FFXIV. Square Enix confirmed it after being pointed out by CBT players.

NEO: The World Ends with You sales underperformed Square Enix’s expectations

NEO: The World Ends with You sales underperformed Square Enix’s expectations, although it was well received by players. NEO: The World Ends with You was released for PS4/Nintendo Switch in July of this year.

Japanese game retailer GEO makes PS5 buyers open and mark packaging as a new measure against scalpers

Japanese game retailer GEO makes PS5 buyers open and mark packaging as a new measure against scalpers. This is likely to clearly delineate the item as not being brand new.

Dragon Ball: The Breakers Steam closed beta test registration has opened

Dragon Ball: The Breakers Steam closed beta test registration has opened. It will take place between December 4 and 5. Become Cell and hunt down survivors.

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid shoot ’em up to release on PS4/Switch March 24 in Japan

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid shoot ’em up PS4/Switch game to release on March 24 in Japan. Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid: Burst Forth!! Choro-gon☆Breath is a videogame adaptation of the popular manga/anime series.

The Steam Autumn Sale is now live. Tales of Arise, Inscryption, Road 96, and others are being discounted

The Steam Autumn Sale is now live. Tales of Arise, Inscryption, Road 96, and others are being discounted. Resident Evil Village, Deathloop, and Cyberpunk 2077 are 50% off.

Meta Knight’s Revenge arrangement gets a nomination at the 2022 Grammys

An arrangement of the classic Kirby song "Meta Knight's Revenge" gets a nomination at the 2022 Grammys. It was performed by The 8-Bit Big Band and features chiptune artist Button Masher.

FFXIV sound director’s commemorative horse race was a big success for fans

FFXIV sound director’s commemorative horse race was a big success for fans. Between Soken mentioning the race and courteous commentary from the announcer, it was a race FFXIV fans are sure to remember.

Pokémon BDSP player performs City Hunter’s “Get Wild” with gym badges

Pokémon BDSP player performs City Hunter’s “Get Wild” with gym badges. Just like in the original Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, each badge is assigned a note, so players can perform music with them.

Nightmarish twin-stick shooter NeverAwake Steam demo now available

Nightmarish twin-stick shooter NeverAwake Steam demo now available. “The girl fights against vegetables, dogs, school friends, and other things she hates.”

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