Monthly Archives: May 2015

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold Release Date Revealed

Atlus has announced that Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight will come out August 4.

The dungeon-crawling RPG for Nintendo 3DS is a remake of the DS title, boasting a new standalone story with voiced characters. There's also a classic mode in Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold, with 13 different classes to choose from.

Other improvements for Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold include new dungeon layouts and enhanced visuals. Stay tuned to IGN for more on the Atlus handheld RPG, including a review in the future.

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The Whispers: Why You Should Beware Imaginary Friends

Debuting this Monday, ABC’s new series The Whispers follows the mysterious events that occur when a group of children begin talking to an “imaginary friend” who is somehow real – and causing some very dark events to occur.

During a visit to the show’s Vancouver set last year, the show’s star, Lily Rabe (American Horror Story), remarked, “The precious and beautiful thing in the whole world is a child's imagination and you want to protect and cultivate that as a parent. And then for that to become this vessel or thing that can exploited or taken advantage of… I think it's being in the balance of that, figuring that out. I think that's a wonderful thing about this story. What is real to a child is something that you always want to believe in and lean into. But of course that can become dangerous.”

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Concept Art for Boss Key’s Project BlueStreak Revealed

New concept art for Boss Key Productions' upcoming game, currently dubbed Project BlueStreak, has surfaced online, showcasing weaponry, armor, environment designs, and more.

Studio head Cliff Bleszinski made mention of the new art in a post on Twitter, directing fans to Boss Key's official ArtStation page, where an entire gallery is available for your viewing pleasure. Below you can see one of the studio's environment concepts for Rushmore Station, a potential multiplayer map.


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New English Translation Coming for Hollow Fragment on PS4

In response to fan complaints, Bandai Namco has announced Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment will have an updated English translation on PlayStation 4.

Additionally, Sword Art Online: Lost Song will have subtitles in several languages on its physical release when it comes out on PlayStation Vita this year.

"We've heard your feedback! Sword Art Online: Lost Song will come out physically with Japanese voices and English, German, Italian, Spanish & French subtitles," read Bandai Namco's announcement on Facebook." And the digital version of Re: Hollow Fragment on PS4 will have its English translation redone!"

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New Pac-Man Game Set to Release This Summer

To celebrate its thirty-fifth anniversary, Bandai Namco has announced a new Pac-Man game based on the infamous level 256 glitch.

Called Pac-Man 256, the game features classic Pac-Man gameplay in which Pac-Man eats his way around a board while being pursued by the ghosts Pinky, Blinky, Inky, and Clyde. Additional power-ups and features will also be introduced to Pac-Man's classic mechanics.

Pac-Man 256 is developed by Crossy Road studio Hipster Whale and is expected to launch on Android and iOS in Summer 2015.

Pac-Man will be seen munching his way through city skyscrapers this summer in the film Pixels. For more on Pac-Man, check out IGN's overwhelmingly positive Pac-Man Championship Edition DX review.

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New China, IL Clip is All About Life Coaching

IGN has a new exclusive clip from Adult Swim's animated series China, IL. In this Sunday's episode, the gang decides to become one another's life coaches - which is probably not a great idea. Check out the video below.

The series, now in Season 3, takes place at the "Worst College in America," where the school's poor reputation is celebrated by the uncaring faculty and staff.

China, IL airs Sundays at 11:30pm ET/PT on Adult Swim.

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Reynolds Says Deadpool Is Finished Filming

Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds has stated that filming for the Merc with a Mouth movie has finished.

The 38-year-old actor confirmed the milestone for Deadpool on Twitter. "Deadpool has been a privilege to make," Reynolds wrote. "And we got to make this film because of you. Gonna eat a samich now. #wrapped"

This isn't the first time Reynolds has unveiled big news regarding the Deadpool movie. He confirmed the Marvel and 20th Century Fox film would sport an R rating last month and showcased the first look at the antihero's costume in March.

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App Store Update: May 29

Every day hundreds of new apps make their debut on the App Store, and hundreds more are updated or reduced in price. We have sifted through the noise and highlighted those select few that might be worth your attention.

Note: The prices and deals compiled below are accurate at the time we published this story, but all are subject to change.


Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions – ($4.99)

Insanely psychedelic arcade action awaits you in the new Dimensions being explored in this latest Geometry Wars sequel:

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The Ultimate Wave 4 amiibo Hub

Today's the day! Amazon's new amiibo system kicks off at 2:00 pm PT, and this page has everything you need to keep track of the figures you want. Prepare to refresh!

Update: It's Wario time!


Each Wave 4 amiibo will be dropping at random times within its 30-minute window, so keep an eye on this page for updates on when to get your favorite characters.

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