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Looks like that Kotaku source was right: the as-yet untitled full-game sequel to Destiny won't be hitting store shelves until 2017. Bungie confirmed the previously leaked information earlier today in a blog post, stating quite clearly that there will be "a full Destiny sequel in 2017." That's not all though, no, no, no. Bungie also re-emphasized a significant update they've got coming to Destiny this spring, featuring "a significant light increase," some new gear, and new PvE challenges.

More importantly, though, the team is doubling down to produce a new Destiny expansion before the year of 2016 is out, meaning you won't have to wait until next year's full game sequel to see some new content. That's a relief to many, I'm sure.

The full press release is inside.

The weekly hardware and software sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and we have a new champion...sort of. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 on PlayStation 4 took the top spot, but the three different versions of Dragon Quest Builders took second, third, and fourth place, and their combined total easily eclipses the latest Naruto adventure.

In hardware, PlayStation 4 remained the top-selling device, although its numbers slipped a little from last week. Vita's sales were cut nearly in half from last week, allowing 3DS to pass it up for the number two spot if you combine the sales of all of its different models. Wii U, which is reportedly facing shortages in Japan, saw its sales drop all the way down to below 4,000. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below, a Square Enix/Koei Tecmo team-up that blends the world and characters of Dragon Quest with the action-packed battlefields of Dynasty Warriors, has been a massive success. Square Enix isn't wasting any time capitalizing on their new spin-off hit, as they've already got a sequel titled Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End slated to launch on May 27th.

Despite its fast-approaching release date, we still haven't seen anything from Dragon Quest Heroes II, but that's finally changing. Square Enix has announced that the first trailer for the game (which is headed to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita) will drop on February 24th at 3:00 PM Japan time. Additionally, they finally released a batch of screenshots and character art, giving us our first look at the game. You can check them out by clicking below!

One of the most surprising exclusive games on Wii U is the sexy, action-packed, angel and demon-killing, hack and slash adventure known as Bayonetta 2. The original Bayonetta was on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 (but not Nintendo platforms), but when its sequel was on the verge of being cancelled due to a poor financial situation at SEGA, Nintendo swooped in and secured the exclusive title for their new console. The latest episode of Did You Know Gaming digs deep into the story of Nintendo and Platinum's partnership, as well as the history and origins of the Bayonetta franchise. Click below to give it a watch!

TT Games has been developing the LEGO Star Wars franchise for over a decade. And just by looking at the new screenshots for the latest entry in the series, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it's clear how far they have come. These screenshots feature characters from the film, including Han Solo, Chewbacca, Rey, and Finn. Besides the content of the seventh film, this new game will canonically expand the story of The Force Awakens and will also feature some bonus levels from the original trilogy, which you can see in the new screenshots. The game will be released for current and last gen systems on June 28th.

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If you're like me, you absolutely love to see the trailers for upcoming movies, getting a glimpse into the future and an idea of what to expect – and the two new teaser trailers for the new Ratchet & Clank movie do just that. When Insomniac Games first developed the Ratchet & Clank game series, they were aiming for a Pixar-like atmosphere, and the series' new movie adaptation focusing on the origin story of Ratchet & Clank seems to get pretty close. The movie is going to debut in US theaters April 29, 2016, and its video game counterpart will be released exclusively for PlayStation 4 sometime in April as well.

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LEGO is taking a big risk on an unknown property later this year. The independent film Star Wars: The Force Awakens is getting a LEGO game in June despite its measly reputation as only the third highest grossing film of all time. It's great to see LEGO tackle a project as iffy as this one. What's more, the upcoming game will feature six missions that serve as canonical backstory to The Force Awakens, including the mysterious mystery of how C-3P0 got his red arm.

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The weekly hardware and software sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and the latest Dragon Quest spin-off is a huge hit! Minecraft-esque 3DS title Dragon Quest Builders easily debuted at number one on PlayStation Vita, but it also took second place on PlayStation 4 and fourth place on PlayStation 3. In total, it sold over 372,000 copies at launch.

This strong launch (coupled with a few other new releases) gave Sony a nice boost in the region. PlayStation Vita sales skyrocketed from just under 15,000 sales to over 45,000. PlayStation 4 sales also got a boost, jumping from 24,000 to 32,000. 3DS and Wii U sales declined week over week. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

The LEGO games have always been enjoyable, if not overtly simplistic, romps through block-ified versions of our favorite worlds. Regardless of whether you or your children love them, without LEGO Star Wars, they would not exist at all. That's why it is incredibly exciting to report that LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been announced today by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

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Last week, Sony announced that Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and Sony Network Entertainment LLC were merging to become one entity known as Sony Interactive Entertainment. Following the merger announcement, Sony also stated that Sony Interactive Entertainment would be moving its headquarters to San Mateo, California. During Sony's latest quarterly earnings call, Chief Financial Officer Kenichiro Yoshida stated that games will be the main focus of Sony Interactive Entertainment. In addition to the games, Yoshida-san said that music, video, PS Vue, and other mediums will be areas that they would like to expand and develop.

Read why they moved PlayStation to the U.S. after the jump!

Konami has released its financial report for the nine month period ending December 31st, 2015, and despite their controversial actions as of late, the company remained profit positive during the first three quarters of the fiscal year. As such, Konami is anticipating a year-long operating profit of ¥24 billion, or just under $200 million.

The biggest contributor to Konami's financial success was their Digital Entertainment division, which of course includes their video game business. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain was a big profit-driver in that category, and Konami reports that Kojima's final Metal Gear title has now shipped over 6 million copies worldwide since launch.

As February fast approaches us, so too does another lineup of free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Yesterday, Sony revealed the full lineup of six games, which will be available on February 2nd. PlayStation 4 users will be able to download Nom Nom Galaxy and Helldivers: Democracy Strikes Back, which is also compatible with the PlayStation 3 and Vita. If you have a PlayStation 3, you'll be able to grab Grid Autosport and Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. Lastly, Vita fans can claim Nova-111 and Lemmings Touch. You can check out the promo video for the PlayStation 4 lineup after the jump.

The latest weekly hardware and software sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and this time around it was a battle of previously-released games. Yakuza: Kiwami (a greatly expanded remake of the original Yakuza) easily won, taking the top spot with its PlayStation 4 release and the second spot with its PlayStation 3 release. Hyrule Warriors Legends on 3DS (a port of Wii U title Hyrule Warriors with added content) came in third. Just Cause 3 broke the cycle at number four, but the top five was rounded out by another re-release, Resident Evil: Origins Collection. You can check out a full breakdown by clicking below.

PlayStation has for years been run by two separate corporate entities, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and Sony Network Entertainment LLC. However, as of yesterday, both companies are combining into one company called Sony Interactive Entertainment. This company is set apart from Sony, but it is not cutting all of its ties with its parent company just yet. For now not much will actually change with PlayStation, besides the company moving its headquarters to San Mateo, California.

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Activision has shown the first trailer for their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, which is in development for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. The game is developed by Platinum Games, and if the trailer is any indication, they are going to give it the authentic Platinum treatment. What does this mean? In short: there will be a whole lot of fast-paced action, and in this case, that action is done in a cell-shaded comic style, similar to Transformers: Devastation.

You can view the trailer by heading inside, and that's also where you'll find some screenshots!