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E3 2014: Tales of Xillia 2's Emotional E3 Story Trailer Highlights the Power of Choice

Tales of Xillia 2's Emotional E3 Story Trailer Highlights the Power of Choice

Good or bad

Following Ubisoft's E3 2014 press conference, we thought we had seen all the heartbreaking trailers that we could possibly handle for one expo. However, it seems as though we need room for one more, as the latest trailer for upcoming PlayStation 3 JRPG Tales of Xillia 2 comes complete with a wealth of emotions. Showing the struggles of...

News: Remember Lloyd and Colette with These Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Trailers

Remember Lloyd and Colette with These Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Trailers

The chosen ones

If you experienced Tales of Symphonia back on the Nintendo GameCube or even the PlayStation 2, then these character trailers for the JRPG's heroes should fill you with nostalgia – just listen to that good old battle theme. Still sporting his incredibly red outfit, we witness Lloyd Irving's bold attitude and reckless fighting...

Review: Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers (PlayStation 3)

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers (PlayStation 3)

Seiya ain't so

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers is almost the very definition of 'anime fighter'. It's chock full of colourful playable characters, crazy storylines, and over-the-top voice acting. If you've ever tried a Dragon Ball Z or Naruto brawler, then you'll generally know what's in store here – even if the original anime never quite caught on...

Review: SoulCalibur II HD Online (PlayStation Network)

SoulCalibur II HD Online (PlayStation Network)

A tale of souls and swords, eternally re-bought

When the original SoulCalibur II appeared on the PlayStation 2, it was universally praised for its fantastic 3D fighting engine, its diverse cast of characters, and its plethora of modes. Even today, Namco's brawler is remembered fondly by many as the series' greatest achievement. SoulCalibur II HD...

News: Here's Everything That You Could Ever Want from a Shin Gundam Musou Trailer

Here's Everything That You Could Ever Want from a Shin Gundam Musou Trailer

Eight minutes of explosions

We're well adjusted to the mayhem that's typically found in Dynasty Warriors games, but through this newest Shin Gundam Musou trailer, we've learned that the series' unadulterated chaos can be taken one step further. Stretching on for almost nine minutes, the vast video covers everything from the storylines that make...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: God Eater 2 Bursts onto the Scene with PS Vita TV

Japanese Sales Charts: God Eater 2 Bursts onto the Scene with PS Vita TV

Tuned in

You may be forgiven for thinking that the PlayStation 4 was the only new gaming hardware launch last week – but you’d be wrong. While our friends in Japan are forced to wait until February to get their hands on the next generation console, they at least have a new toy to fill the time in the form of the PS Vita TV. The diminutive...

News: Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Collector's Edition Is Battling Its Way to North America Next Year

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Collector's Edition Is Battling Its Way to North America Next Year

Get your wallets ready

Last month, Namco Bandai released a brand new trailer for its upcoming HD compilation of classic titles Tales of Symphonia and its successor, Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World. The collection is being released to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the series. The company has revealed that there will be a special...

News: Shin Gundam Musou Looks Like Absolute Carnage

Shin Gundam Musou Looks Like Absolute Carnage

Mega mecha

It's no secret that this particular writer is an obsessed fan of anything Gundam related, and this newest trailer for Shin Gundam Musou has certainly got the hype levels rising thanks to its seemingly unending lust for total mech mayhem. Currently only set for release in Japan, Western fans will know the title as the next instalment in...

News: Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Brawls Online with First Translated Trailer

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Brawls Online with First Translated Trailer

Lloyd Irving, wake up!

Regarded by many fans as the best game in the Tales series, Tales of Symphonia first launched in Japan in 2003 and the following year in western territories for the Nintendo GameCube. Despite releasing to decent sales and general critical acclaim, the title was also ported to the PlayStation 2 after a short while in Japan in...