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A few weeks ago, some Kingdom Hearts III rumors about a Monsters, Inc. world started popping up. The rumor seemed mostly credible, with screenshots to back it up, but some fans remained skeptical and waited for official word from Disney or Square Enix. Luckily, they didn't have to wait too long.

D23 is currently going on in Japan, and Disney revealed two brand new trailers for Kingdom Hearts III. Head inside to check them out!

Attention PlayStation Plus subscribers! Your new free games for February are here, and featured among this month's lineup is Tequila Works' RiME, an adventurous indie puzzle game with gorgeous visuals released just last summer on the PlayStation 4. In it you play the role of a young boy, washed ashore on a mysterious uninhabited island with environmental puzzles to solve across five wide-spanning areas, themed after the five stages of grief.

Hit the jump for more info on this month's PS Plus offerings.

EA's Star Wars Battlefront II drew widespread backlash last year for its predatory "pay to win" implementation of in-game gambling, with the selling point multiplayer mode's progression system, high cost of unlocking popular franchise icons, and sparingly awarded rewards all revolving around loot-boxes and microtransactions. The controversy on Electronic Arts' hands grew so dire, to the point it attracted both media and government attention, that the publisher suspended in-game payments before the game's public launch.

Unfortunately, the possibility of Battlefront II's microtransactions returning since remained, and now it's official. Hit the jump for more information.

These aren't your grandparents' cartoons, kiddos.

Developer TheMeatly Games gained notoriety last year with the release of Bendy and the Ink Machine, an episodic first-person horror game that tells the sad tale of an abandoned animation studio crawling with ink-form demons. While the game's story has yet to see completion, theMeatly announced on YouTube yesterday that Bendy and crew will soon be coming to home consoles later this year, thanks to a partnership with Rooster Teeth Productions, LLC.

Hit the jump for the reveal trailer and more details!

When it comes to tight, difficult platformers, Super Meat Boy may be the most prominent example, but there are others just as worthy of the descriptor. One such game is Celeste, a full-fledged adventure from Matt Thorson (of Towerfall fame) and Noel Berry. You may be familiar with an earlier PICO-8 game of the same name, also by Thorson and Berry, and it is this version that serves as the foundation on which Celeste is built.

Come journey with me up a mountain as I discuss why Celeste is one of the best platformers I've played in years.

For the third year running, SEGA will be touching down at Austin, Texas and making another appearance for their mascot franchise at South by Southwest in March. "Gotta Go Fast: The Official Sonic the Hedgehog Panel" is where Sonic fans and SXSW attendees can get the world-exclusive first look at the roadmap for the Blue Blur in the year ahead, citing that "Sonic is back, and ready to take 2018 by storm."

Read on after the jump for more info.

Destiny 2 launched last fall to near-unanimous praise from critics, several accolades, and high anticipation from fans of the original 2014 game, but several incidents have plagued Activision and Bungie's latest project since its release. With the game's fanbase revolting against the Eververse store and Bright Engram loot-boxes, it's hard to argue against the notion that Destiny 2 is pushing hard for uncapped monetization schemes first and player enjoyment second.

With several controversies already under the Destiny sequel's belt, Wall Street analyst Doug Creutz penned a report citing that the game is "not in a good place." Read on after the jump for more details.

What began as smack talk between prolific voice actors quickly spiraled into one of the most highly anticipated brawls in fighting game history. On this, the eve of the release of Dragon Ball FighterZ, famed Dragon Ball VAs Sean Schemmel and Christopher Sabat are throwing down tonight to finally settle the score as to who is the superior Saiyan: Earth's mightiest hero, Goku, or Vegeta, the Prince of All Saiyans.

The "Super Saiyan Showdown" kicks off right now, featuring matches between players Perfect Legend, Nakkiel, Tatsu, LordKnight, NerdJosh, and Bardock Obama, building up to the final confrontation between the two Dragon Ball stars. Watch the livestream with us inside!

One of my most anticipated games of the year, the new God of War, is set to bring a fresh take on the franchise as it transitions from Greek to Norse mythology. While some may be skeptical of this decision, I'm excited to see what new life it brings to the franchise. Luckily, God of War fans like myself won't have too much longer to wait. God of War launches on PlayStation 4 on April 20th!

Head inside to see the new trailer and to find out about the special editions!

We've been given a few tidbits of information about Kingdom Hearts III over the years. Most recently, a world based on Toy Story was announced, along with a 2018 release date. However, Square Enix is keeping this title under wraps as much as they can, so rumors have been running rampant.

Head inside to check out two new rumors for the game!

It's fine now. Why? Because All Might is here!

My Hero Academia: One's Justice has been confirmed for a 2018 release, coming worldwide to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and—exclusively to the West—Xbox One and PC platforms. The upcoming video game adaptation of Kōhei Horikoshi's manga pits heroes against villains in a 3D arena brawler, with Izuku Midoriya, Katsuki Bakugou, and Tomura Shigaraki confirmed as playable characters so far.

However, a My Hero Academia game would be incomplete without the series' acclaimed "Symbol of Peace," and so Weekly Shōnen Jump has announced this week that All Might himself will be joining the fray. Read on after the jump for more details!

After the numerous spinoff titles that were spawned from Persona 4, many fans were expecting the same treatment for Persona 5. These expectations became reality when Atlus announced Persona Q2, which will use the cast of Persona 5, and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night, a rhythm game similar to 2015's Dancing All Night. On top of this, the company surprisingly announced Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night, which will coincide with the release of Dancing Star Night.

Both dancing titles are set to release in Japan on May 24th, so promotion for the games is ramping up. A batch of brand new screenshots and a tracklist for both games has been revealed. Head inside to check them out!

Back in 2014, Ubisoft decided to release two brand new Assassin's Creed games on the same day. Assassin's Creed Unity was released on the brand new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 systems and was widely received as a colossal failure. This overshadowed the release of the other game, Assassin's Creed Rogue, which featured the popular pirate gameplay from Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and released on the older Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles.

If you missed Rogue because it had to live in the shadow of Unity, you're in luck. Ubisoft is remastering the game for PS4 and Xbox One, even though it's only been a little over three years since the original game launched. Head inside for more!

Santa Monica Studios' God of War franchise is best known for its brutal take on Greek mythology. Though the Greek era has come to an end, Kratos is once again returning to the fight, this time taking on Norse deities. While this is a dramatic shift in the series, God of War director Cory Barlog has recently indicated that it may become all the more common for Kratos, possibly taking on Egyptian or even Mayan mythologies in the future.

Head inside to find out what he had to say!

While I didn't play all the major games that released in 2017, I did get to finish every single one that I had been anticipating since announcement. Gigantic franchises such as Persona, The Legend of Zelda, and Resident Evil received new installments this year. However, a smaller title told a story of sixteen high school students and a demonic teddy bear in 2017, and it was the most captivating experience I've had with video games all year.