Games @ MCM London – May 2015
This year’s MCM event in London featured several game companies, all showing off their major new and upcoming releases. We didn’t get time to try everything out, but here’s a look at some of the games that stood out during the weekend.
Preview: J-Stars Vs+
The last time J-Stars was a real game (Outside the release of the original Japanese version of this game) this was a Japan only, Smash Bros style brawler for Gamecube and PS2.
Mighty No.9 gets a new trailer and ‘retro’ DLC skin
With the new release date for Mighty No.9 slowly getting closer, Deep Silver have released a new 60fps trailer showing off the different transformations you can use from the bosses you defeat throughout the game.
Preview: Tembo the Badass Elephant
Earlier in the year, we were able to get a first look back at Tembo the Badass Elephant at EGX Rezzed in London just a day after it’s initial announcement.
Review: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
[The PS4 Version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was used for this review] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt picks up from the previous story, with Geralt now alone and searching for Ciri, his adopted daughter, last of the Elder Blood, and general badass.
Otaku Nation UK Episode 55 – Back from MCM May Expo
(Original recording 28th May 2015) This week we watched: Kekkai Sensen Show By Rock We also talk about Aisha and Harriett’s time at the May MCM Expo, the theft of the Splatoon van in the UK and female footballers finally in the next FIFA game http://media.blubrry.
Rewind Review: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
Many things have been said about the Final Fantasy series of late, it is a series that spans twenty years and is considered to be one of the greatest RPG series of all time.
Review: Omega Quintet
As the new generation consoles are still growing, many companies are trying to move on from PS3 & Xbox 360 to the PS4 and Xbox One.
Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed
The ever expanding Neptunia franchise takes on the beat ‘em up genre in Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed, the action-centric spin off from the main series.
Otaku Nation Episode 54 – That’s Amore <3
(Original recording 14th May 2015) This week we watched: Saint Seiya – Soul of Gold My Love Story We also talk about Nintendo, breaking news of Grandia II heading to Steam, new Assassin’s Creed & the upcoming MCM Expo http://media.blubrry.
Press Release: The Disgaea Triple play collection coming to Europe this July
Anyone who hasn’t played the PS3 games in the Disgaea series or wants to revisit those games will soon have a new option for getting the whole set in an easy to obtain package.
The Witcher 3 launch trailer shows you A Night to Remember
With a few days to go until the release of The Witcher 3, a new cinematic trailer has been released to get you ready for the full game’s launch next week.
Press Release: Steins;Gate EU release and limited edition set for next month
It looks like we won’t have to wait much longer for Steins;Gate to arrive on the PS3 & Vita now that pQube have confirmed the final these date of the time traveling adventure.
One month with the PlayStation Now UK Beta – Impressions
After being available in america since late last year, Sony’s game streaming service, PlayStation Now, finally began its closed beta in the UK last month.
A look at the Club Nintendo EU Majora’s Mask Light
Even though it’s still in the process of preparing for the service’s end, the Club Nintendo loyalty program is still adding new rewards for fans who have held on to their redeemed stars so far.
Following on with the Monogatari series, Otorimonogatari revolves around Nadeko, a shy girl that with friends with Koyomi Araragi’s younger sisters. She first appeared in the first season (Bakemonogatari) with the snake spirit taking over her body and close to death at one point.
[Gallery]: A First look at the English localisation of Amnesia: Memories
The ‘Otome’ game, Amnesia: Memories was announced for a western release at Idea Factory’s press event last month, and now they have revealed the first screenshots from the English version of the game.
Castlevania’s Koji Igarashi returns with Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on Kickstarter
What is a backer, but a joyous pile of rewards? After years of seclusion much like the Lord of Darkness Dracula, Castlevania father Koji Igarashi is back with a brand new gothic platform RPG for XboxOne, PS4 and PC.
Review: Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters
In Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, the gameplay is a combination of traditional Visual Novel storytelling and Strategy RPG. Interactions with Characters move the story along at a relaxing pace while you learn more about the Gate Keepers and your team mates.
Project Cars gets a new trailer for its UK Launch
To mark the long-awaited release of Project Cars, Bandai Namco have realved a new trailer for the next gen racing game.