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Pour One Out for the Worst Armored Core Arena Pilots

I love the Arena. Almost every Armored Core game features an arena or at least a ranking system, and it's a chance to show off some of the best and most interesting pilots in the Armored Core…

August 23, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Review - Claw Grip Forever

I will go ahead and start this one with a hot take: I do not like the Souls series. Something about it just absolutely does not click with me in any way. However, I am a huge fan of Armored Core,…

August 23, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon TV Commercial Has Giant Mecha & Explosions Aplenty

Today FromSoftware released a brand new TV commercial for its upcoming mecha action game Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon. While the commercial is brief, sticking to the Japanese 15-second format,…

August 19, 2023 | 01:09 EDT

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Armored Core VI Reveals Tons of Awesome Mecha Gameplay Including PvP & Boss Battle

Bandai Namco hosted a new showcase focused on Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon, showcasing plenty of gameplay. We start with an early mission, and a segment showing off some combat against normal…

August 18, 2023 | 09:18 EDT

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New Armored Core VI Gameplay Video Shows Off Tons Of Combat And More

A new Armored Core VI Special Briefing video has been released, and there's tons of new gameplay for dedicated mecha lovers to pore over. Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is due out in just a few…

August 18, 2023 | 08:37 EDT

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Should you play Armored Core VI after Elden Ring? - Low Poly 006

Last year FromSoftware won a record shattering number of Game of the Year awards for Elden Ring, the game that brought the Dark Souls and Bloodborne design philosophy to the wildly popular open world…

August 1, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Reveals Spectacular Gameplay: Massive Enemies, Customization, & More

Today Bandai Namco showcased plenty of new gameplay of the upcoming mecha game Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon. We get to see a mission, starting with your mecha's mobility, including the ability…

July 25, 2023 | 10:13 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Preview - An Iron-clad Resurrection

The return of Armored Core is something that continues to surprise me. How many years has it been since the last entry in the series? Far too many for such a storied franchise considering the last…

July 25, 2023 | 11:12 EDT

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The Fires of Rubicon Burn in New Armored Core VI Story Trailer Full of Cinematic Mecha Action

Today Bandai Namco released a brand new trailer of FromSoftware's upcoming mecha game Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon. The trailer, labeled "story trailer," is perhaps a bit closer to providing…

July 20, 2023 | 10:23 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Reveals Spectacular Mecha Gameplay

FromSoftware and Bandai Namco have released new gameplay footage of Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon. The gameplay, shared by Famitsu, focuses on the excerpt from a mission to capture a massive…

June 14, 2023 | 11:22 EDT

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Elden Ring: The Road to the Erdtree, Vol. 1 Review

I know what you might be thinking: "There's a new Elden Ring DLC out? What is Road to the Erdtree?" No, we've still got an undetermined amount of time before we can play some new Elden Ring content,…

May 27, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Japanese TV Announcer Apologizes After Her Sekiro Livestream Causes Wave of Copyright Claims on YouTube

YouTube's Content ID system can be rather jumpy and today it caused quite a few people a headache following a Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice livestream by a popular Japanese TV announcer.  Risa Unai,…

May 23, 2023 | 12:13 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon & Muv-Luv Plastic Model Kits Announced by Kotobukiya

Today Japanese manufacturer Kotobukiya was at the Shizuoka Hobby Show 2023 and had some interesting gaming-related reveals to share for its plastic model kit line. As revealed on the manufacturer's…

May 10, 2023 | 02:15 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon

Armored Core returns after 11 years with Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon, giving players the opportunity to once again pilot fast-paced fully-customizable mechs. With the discovery of a new…

May 7, 2023 | 09:51 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Gets Release Date, Gameplay Trailer, & Screenshots

Today Bandai Namco and FromSoftware announced the release date of the upcoming mecha game Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon. The game will launch worldwide on August 25 for PlayStation 5,…

April 27, 2023 | 10:19 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Artwork Revealed & It's Beautiful

New artwork for FromSoftware's upcoming mecha action game Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon has been revealed.  The artwork, showcased in the pre-install loading screen, was uncovered by Reddit user…

April 16, 2023 | 02:01 EDT

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Elden Ring Update 1.09 Brings Ray Tracing To The Lands Between

Elden Ring update 1.09 is here, and there's good news if you're playing on Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, or PC. This update adds ray tracing to the Lands Between, which should enrich your visual…

March 23, 2023 | 09:44 EDT

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Elden Ring Infographic Shows Just How Many Malenia Attempts There Have Been

Bandai Namco has shared a new Elden Ring infographic that contains some fascinating stats about the game. If you've played it (and even if you haven't), you'll know From Software's action RPG is…

March 20, 2023 | 09:47 EDT

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Elden Ring DLC Shadow Of The Erdtree Announced

From Software has announced a major piece of Elden Ring DLC. Shadow of the Erdtree is the game's first big expansion, and although we don't know much about it yet, it's likely to add new bosses, new…

February 28, 2023 | 03:23 EST

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Elden Ring Sales Grow To 20 Million Tarnished

Bandai Namco has announced that Elden Ring sales have galloped across yet another major milestone. Many millions of Tarnished have now taken up the reins of Torrent and wandered into the Lands…

February 22, 2023 | 02:56 EST

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Elden Ring Wins Prestigious AMD Excellence Award in Japan; Nominated for Grand Prize

Today the Japanese Association of Media in Digital announced the recipients of its annual Excellence Awards for the 2022 edition of the prestigious AMD Awards.  The awards, sponsored by the Japanese…

February 14, 2023 | 01:42 EST

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Bandai Namco Announces Growing Financial Results Due to Elden Ring's Continuing Strong Sales & More

Bandai Namco announced its financial results for the first nine months of the fiscal year, related to the period between April 1 and December 31, 2022. The results are positive across the board with…

February 7, 2023 | 02:50 EST

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Paper Maps Make Fantasy Games More Immersive

Fantasy is one of the most popular genres of fiction, and at its core, it relies on presenting an alternate world that its audience can become invested in, moved by, and perhaps even escape to.…

February 8, 2023 | 11:00 EST

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon

Armored Core VI Producer Discusses Difficulty, Mech Customization, Action, Online Elements, & More

Today Bandai Namco hosted a livestream from Taipei Game Show in Taiwan, starring Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon producer Yatsutaka Ogura. Ogura-san started by explaining that FromSoftware never…

February 3, 2023 | 10:19 EST

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Bloodborne is a challenging souls-like action RPG where the player takes on the life of a ruthless Hunter searching for answers in an ancient city that a mysterious endemic illness has ravaged. …

January 3, 2023 | 11:54 EST

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Elden Ring Mod Turns It Into A Walking Simulator

Have you ever wished the countless hostile creatures of the Lands Between would just leave you alone? Well, there's now an Elden Ring mod that will make them do just that. Peaceful Ring removes…

December 30, 2022 | 10:43 EST

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Elden Ring Pokemon Mashup Looks Terrifying And Brilliant

Elden Ring is a pretty terrifying game. The Lands Between play host to a number of horrible creatures, including the many-limbed Godrick the Grafted, the screeching Deathbirds, and cosmic horrors…

December 29, 2022 | 10:46 EST

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No, Armored Core 6 Isn't A Soulslike

Despite rumors and whispers to the contrary, Armored Core 6 isn't a Soulslike title. Instead, it's an Armored Core title, which has been in the works since at least 2016. Given that it's been over a…

December 12, 2022 | 11:03 EST

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Announced at The Game Awards

Fulfilling long-held expectations and leaks, Armored Core VI was announced at The Game Awards, with the subtitle Fires of Rubicon. The latest game from the studio FromSoftware, whose Elden Ring…

December 8, 2022 | 10:54 EST

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Elden Ring Colosseum Update Brings PvP Shenanigans

Bandai Namco has announced a new Elden Ring update, so get ready to head back to the Lands Between. The Colosseum Update does exactly what you'd expect: it opens up several colosseums within Elden…

December 6, 2022 | 09:31 EST

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Dark Souls Remastered PC Online Features Return

Dark Souls Remastered PC online features have finally been restored after almost ten months of, well, darkness. Unfortunately, that's not going to come as much relief if you're a Dark Souls: Prepare…

November 9, 2022 | 08:37 EST

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Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition Servers Not Coming Back

Back in January, Dark Souls PC servers went offline across the series. This was due to a discovered RCE exploit (Remote Code Execution) which, through the games' online servers, gave hackers access…

October 25, 2022 | 09:57 EDT

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Elden Ring Update 1.07 Adds Separate PvP Scaling

Elden Ring update 1.07 has been released, and From Software has made a pretty surprising decision in this latest patch. The studio has introduced separate PvP scaling for weapons and skills, meaning…

October 13, 2022 | 08:39 EDT

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Tencent And Sony Buy Over 30% Shares In From Software

Gaming giants Tencent and Sony have purchased more than 30% of shares in Elden Ring and Dark Souls developer From Software. Parent company Kadokawa still has a majority stake, but Sony and Tencent…

August 31, 2022 | 10:26 EDT

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Dark Souls 3 PC Servers Reactivated After 7 Months

From Software has announced that the Dark Souls 3 PC servers are back online after a period of seven months of inactivity. The studio says it's working on reactivating servers for the other two Dark…

August 25, 2022 | 08:32 EDT

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Dark Souls Novel Masque of Vindication Coming From Michael Stackpole

It has just been announced that Michael Stackpole is writing a Dark Souls novel. Who is he? back in the 80's, he was a video game designer for games such as Bard's Tale III, Wasteland, Neuromancer, …

June 17, 2022 | 10:22 EDT

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Elden Ring Dataminers Discover Cut Vyke Questline

The popular RPG Elden Ring is full of content and takes a long time to complete, but it could have been even longer. A dataminer known as Sekiro Dubi has spent hours playing and digging into the game…

June 15, 2022 | 01:59 EDT

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Dark Souls Servers Are Coming Back, FromSoftware Says

Bandai Namco has confirmed that Dark Souls servers are coming back, starting with Dark Souls 3. Unfortunately, it has not yet stated how long it would take to restore online functionality for all…

May 27, 2022 | 01:42 EDT

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Elden Ring Seamless Coop Mod is Releasing Soon

The Elden Ring Seamless Coop mod is releasing on May 27th, 2022 on PC, and adds in a feature that Elden Ring fans have been begging for since release: a way to play unfettered coop with their friends…

May 23, 2022 | 12:11 EDT

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Elden Ring is Now the Best-Selling Game Over The Past 12 Months

US NPD April 2022 sales have revealed that in just under three months, Elden Ring has become the best-selling game over the past 12 months, shipping 13.4 million units and displacing Call of Duty:…

May 13, 2022 | 12:01 EDT

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Elden Ring Invisible Paths Are a Thing, Apparently

At least two Elden Ring invisible paths have been discovered by players so far, highlighting yet another Soulslike tradition that's featured in Miyazaki's latest game. Elden Ring has proven to be…

April 6, 2022 | 03:55 EDT

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Elden Ring Update Restores Some of Radahn's Strength

In the last big Elden Ring update, version 1.03, Radahn-one of the major and most difficult bosses in From Software's latest-was nerfed. Before we get into them, it's important to note that the nerf…

April 4, 2022 | 10:30 EDT

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An Elden Ring Bestiary May Have Been in Development

A dataminer has discovered files that show an Elden Ring bestiary may have been considered at one point in the game's development. Elden RIng has been out for a good few weeks now. To the surprise…

March 28, 2022 | 01:37 EDT

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Elden Ring Speedrun Record Now Sub-25 Minutes

The Elden Ring speedrun record has yet again been shattered, this time by an enterprising Tarnished named Hazeblade. The new record is now 24 minutes and 37 seconds, replacing Distortion2's previous…

March 25, 2022 | 10:32 EDT

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Elden Ring RCE Exploit Claimed to Exist Despite Fixes

A video claims to show an Elden Ring RCE exploit in action, although there is not yet enough convincing evidence to prove that it is genuine. Elden Ring has been the saving grace for Soulslike fans…

March 17, 2022 | 03:57 EDT

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Elden Ring Update Lets You Track NPCs And Adds New Content

A new Elden Ring update is live, and it's a big one. You can now track NPCs on your map, so you should find it easier to keep track of the game's myriad NPC quests. There's also a brand new NPC, new…

March 17, 2022 | 08:20 EDT

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Elden Ring Sales Top 12 Million As Creators Look To Expand IP

Bandai Namco and From Software have announced that Elden Ring has topped 12 million sales worldwide. This news comes as Bandai Namco says it wants to "expand" the Elden Ring IP beyond the game,…

March 16, 2022 | 09:31 EDT

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Some Elden Ring Localizations Are Missing Key Story Elements

Strangely, it's been confirmed that multiple Elden Ring localizations are incomplete at best and very badly translated at worst. This goes for the Latin America Spanish and Portuguese localizations,…

March 11, 2022 | 11:34 EST