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In a recent interview with US Gamer, Monolith Soft founder Tetsuya Takahashi sat down to discuss some unanswered questions about last year's Xenoblade Chronicles 2. During their talk, he was asked about the possibility of bringing the 2016's Wii U epic Xenoblade Chronicles X to the Nintendo Switch. While he didn't say much, it sounds like it definitely isn't in their plans.

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If you were looking to pick up a copy of Bend Studio's Days Gone this coming February, we have some bad news. In a recent blog post, Sony announced that they're pushing back the release date of the long-awaited PlayStation exclusive shooter to April 26, 2019.

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Oh, Gary Oak. How we love to hate you. Gary, and his in-game counterpart, "Blue," were total jerks. Armed with a bad attitude and the catchphrase "smell you later," the first generation rival was someone you truly wanted to beat time and time again. These days, rivals in Pokémon games are friendlier and far tamer. Why the change, Game Freak? Producer Junichi Masuda had the explanation in a recent interview.

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Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and artist Kensaku Nabana have been making the rounds in recent weeks, diving into Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee details in near-constant interviews. For their latest stop, the two developers joined Nintendo Minute's Krysta Yang and Kit Ellis to play Pokémon: Let's Go while sharing their thoughts on the games' visuals, the Poké Ball Plus accessory, Meltan, and more.

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Before Spider-Man released on PS4 last month, there was some controversy surrounding a graphical change that removed some details from a previous demo. The main thing most people were concerned with was the size reduction of some puddles. Naturally, a small section of the gaming community was furious with the changes, going so far as to claim Insomniac had falsely advertised the game.

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Some things are just too good to last. Two years after anime streaming services Crunchyroll and Funimation joined forces, the two have announced that they will be separating. As a result, both services will be losing a significant number of shows licensed through the other company, and Funimation will no longer be part of VRV's bundle. However, not every shared show will be disappearing, and there's also some good news as well.

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It's been a long time coming, but you can finally play Dark Souls on the go and die anytime, anywhere. The remastered version of the brutal last gen game was originally slated to launch on Nintendo Switch in May, but after a delay of five months, it's finally here. So too is the Solaire of Astora amiibo. Nintendo celebrated the launch with a new trailer that shows off some of the game's vicious foes, and of course, sun salutations.

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Nintendo is generally thought of as a video game company, but they've been around since 1889, and in recent years they've been on a mission to remind people that they have much more to offer in the field of entertainment. As part of this expansion, Nintendo has teamed up with Universal to create theme parks with Nintendo IP in Osaka, Orlando, and Hollywood. Construction began in Tokyo earlier this year, and now Universal has broken ground in Hollywood as well.

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Last month we reported on the tragic story of Telltale's financial woes and the massive layoffs that followed, leaving hundreds jobless and in dire straits. When a once-prominent developer collapses this dramatically, there are usually many problems at play, and in the case of Telltale, mismanagement of the storytelling is likely a major one. Former Telltale narrative designer Emily Grace Buck recently highlighted some of the problems going on behind the scenes, including some bizarre decisions from upper management.

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GameCube classic Luigi's Mansion is out now on Nintendo 3DS, which means it had to undergo a significant re-working to run properly on the new hardware. Back in March, GameXplain did a comparison based on trailer footage, but now that the game is out, Digital Foundry has taken a deep dive into the finished product to determine just how much has changed and whether we should think of this as a port or a remake.

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Here's how weird things have gotten with the AAA video game market these days: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 made half a billion dollars in its first 72 hours on the market, and investors are unhappy. While $500 million is an insane amount of money, and certainly more than most games make in their opening weekend, it actually marks a bit of a decline for the Black Ops brand, and the result is a 7% drop in Activision stock today.

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Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda recently discussed the endgame content of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee, including battles with elite challengers called Master Trainers. These Master Trainers are each experts in one specific type of Pokémon, and you can claim their titles by defeating them. Masuda's comments left us with a lot of questions, but today a new trailer dropped that answers them all.

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It's been just over 20 years since Game Freak first delighted the world with a strange and exciting new series called Pokémon. All this time later, it's still one of the biggest franchises ever, and it's arguably more popular than ever thanks to the success of Niantic's mobile hit Pokémon GO. Now Game Freak is hoping to bridge the gap between audiences new and old, and if they're successful, it could lead to another 20 years of Pokémon.

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The weekly hardware and software sales from Japan are in, and there's a new chart-topper in town. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 debuted at number one this week, selling 228,775 copies on PlayStation 4, and knocking Super Mario Party down to second place for the week. While it was a slow hardware week overall, Black Ops provided a noticeable bump to the Pro model of Sony's popular home console.

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The Kanto region, first explored in the original Pokémon games on Game Boy, will soon be reborn in HD thanks to Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee. For many players, Let's Go will be their first-ever Kanto experience, while others will be returning to the region they fell in love with as children. Getting the look and feel of the region just right was a crucial point of development, and the visuals almost went in a completely different direction.

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