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Kickstarter project Mighty No. 9 generated an incredible amount of hype (and funding) three years ago, but a long wait made longer by multiple delays (when the base game was said to be complete over a year ago) has left a bad taste in the mouth of fans and backers. Unfortunately, faith in the game waned even further when publisher Deep Silver released a new trailer full of cheesy dialogue, bad jokes, and unconvincing explosions.

It looks like potential customers aren't the only ones disappointed with the new trailer, as Inti Creates CEO Takuya Aizu has taken to Twitter to criticize it. Inti Creates co-developed the game with Comcept (director Keiji Inafune's team), but Deep Silver is publishing, and that apparently includes handling the trailers. After watching the trailer, Aizu tweeted out that it was "crappy" and "unforgivable," specifically calling out Deep Silver. Hopefully this means that the trailer isn't representative of the spirit of the actual game.

The popular RPG series Dragon Quest turns 30 years old today, and publisher Square Enix is in celebration mode! As part of the festivities, they have announced that Dragon Quest Builders is coming to North America and Europe. The top-selling spin-off game blends the world and RPG elements of Dragon Quest with block-building mechanics that will make Minecraft fans feel right at home. You'll be able to buy it on PlayStation 4 (in stores) and Vita (digital only) this October. In the meantime, Square Enix has released a new trailer to accompany the localization announcement, and you can check it out by clicking below.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was one of the biggest movies in the world last year, and soon it will be the latest in the lineup of popular LEGO video games. Releasing on June 28th, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens lends the constructive fun of LEGOs to the iconic characters and settings of Star Wars, and it will even include new story information that wasn't in the movie! Warner Bros. recently kicked off a new series of character vignettes with a video that starred Poe Dameron, and today they're back with a new video that focuses on Stormtrooper-turned-rebel Finn. You can check it out by clicking below!

It's been a long time in the making with multiple delays along the way, but Mighty No. 9 finally has a (hopefully) concrete release date of July 21st. Developed by Mega Man co-creator Keiji Inafune and his team at Comcept, Mighty No. 9 aims to be a worthy spiritual successor to the Blue Bomber's series. Ahead of its release next month, publisher Deep Silver has released a new "Masterclass" trailer that focuses on the game's dash mechanics, combos, and upgrade system. You can check it out by clicking below!

The weekly hardware and software sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and it was a pretty disappointing week overall. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End retained the top spot for the week (despite selling only just over 20,000 units), and no new titles were able to break 10,000 sales. DOOM debuted at number seven with just over 6,000 sales, and Battleborn came in eleventh place with just over 5,000.

Hardware sales were equally disappointing this week, as nearly every console sold less than the previous week. In fact, there wasn't a single console that managed to sell 20,000 units this week. PlayStation 4 retained its spot atop the charts with 18,430 units sold for the week. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

Popular Japanese gaming publication Famitsu has released its latest batch of review scores, and there were two big performers this week. As always, Famitsu had four different editors review each game, assigning them a 1-10 score for a highest possible score of 40 points. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End from Sony and Dragon Quest Heroes II from Square Enix were this week's top performers, pulling in three 10/10 review scores and one 9/10 review score each, giving them both a near-perfect score of 39/40. You can check out the full list of Famitsu scores from the week by clicking below.

For the last decade, NIS America published games that were made by Atlus in Europe. However, the two companies ended their relationship with each other in late April, leaving many people in Europe wondering if they would be able to play upcoming Atlus titles. Recently, SEGA Senior Vice President of commercial publishing John Clark stated that the company would be "very interested" in publishing future games from Atlus. Hit the jump for more details!

After the PlayStation Network was hacked at the beginning of the year, Sony has been running regular maintenance work on the service. The company has announced that the Network will be taken offline again on Wednesday next week (May 25th). The maintenance will last for two hours from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM PST, but you'll still be able to sign into your account and play games. However, you won't be able to access the PlayStation Store, Account Management, or PlayStation Video.

Back in February we learned that blockbuster film Star Wars: The Force Awakens is getting its own LEGO game. The upcoming game (which launches on June 28th) will allow players to experience the action and story of the movie in a way only the LEGO games can, while also expanding on the story with new scenes that weren't in the film. Warner Bros. kicked off a new series of character vignettes today with a trailer focusing on hotshot pilot Poe Dameron. You can check it out by clicking below!

Koei Tecmo recently launched a video game adaptation of the popular manga/anime series Attack on Titan in Japan, and A.O.T.: Wings of Freedom (as it's known in Europe) is slated to come to North America and Europe in August. The game features all of the locations and events from the first season of the anime. To raise hype ahead of its launch, Koei Tecmo Europe has released a pair of new videos. The first is an action-packed 30 second ad, while the second one focuses almost exclusively on the fragile but brilliant Armin Arlert. You can check them out by clicking below!

Disney Infinity is ending its run—Disney will not make any more games, future figures and all that have been cancelled, and Disney as a whole has decided to no longer make self-published video games. Being one of the biggest players in the toys-to-life market, Disney Infinity's end may be a major sign of trouble for other game makers; and here on the Nintendo Week podcast, we're curious about its effect on Amiibo.

This was one of the talking points on this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia. Check out the discussion video after the jump for our full thoughts, or keep reading for a brief, brief summary.

The weekly software and hardware sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and it was a good week for Sony. After setting franchise sales records at launch in the UK, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End debuted at number one in Japan as well. Naughty Dog's final Uncharted game sold 128,725 copies at launch, and no other titles managed to sell even 25,000 copies this week.

PlayStation 4 retained its spot as the top-selling hardware, but despite Uncharted 4's strong opening, Sony's home console actually saw its numbers decline from last week. In fact, every console and handheld across the board (with the single exception being Xbox One) saw its numbers decline from last week's report. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

Though it seems that Nintendo is not holding a press conference at this year's E3, their main competitors are certainly not passing up the chance to show off their plans for the future. Sony has confirmed this today, as they have officially dated their E3 press conference for 6:00 PM PST on Monday, June 13th. The venue for this conference will be the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, a place they also used for their 2014 press conference. Microsoft will also be holding their press conference on this day, starting at 9:30 AM PST.

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Last year, Koei Tecmo and Square Enix teamed up to blend the action of Dynasty Warriors with the world and characters of Dragon Quest, and Dragon Quest Heroes was a smash hit. The two are wasting no time capitalizing, and Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End launches in Japan on May 27th. We recently got a look at tons of new footage, but if you're looking for more, Square Enix has released the game's action-packed opening cinematic. You can check it out by clicking below!

Disney announced last week that they were shutting down their self-published console game business, therefore ending the Disney Infinity series. Despite being number one in the toys-to-life genre, Disney did not believe that this department was earning them enough revenue.

Before the cancellation, however, various sources have revealed that there were major plans for Disney Infinity going forward. Some of the new figures and play sets were going to be based on upcoming films such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Cars 3, Star Wars Episode VIII, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The content for Rogue One was scheduled to be released later this year, while the other content would launch alongside Disney Infinity 4.0. Read more after the jump!