Robert Scarpinito

Staff Writer

On the occasions when I'm not talking about how good the Persona series is, I'm probably playing video games. When I'm not playing games, I'm probably talking about them on the Tiny Disc Podcast. I also enjoy practicing my cooking and mixology.


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Shenmue Full Remake Plans Revealed, Scrapped Before HD Remasters

Sega re-released Shenmue I & II HD back in August, but according to a new video published by Digital Foundry, it seems that there were initial plans to fully remaster both games.…

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Fortnite Developer Epic Games Purchases Anti-Cheat Firm Kamu

Epic Games, the studio behind Fortnite, has acquired Kamu, a firm that specializes in security and player management in ongoing online games. The cost of the acquisition has yet to be…

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Twitter Suspends Elite Dangerous Player for Posting Poetry

Social media giant Twitter has banned a Belgian Elite Dangerous player for tweeting a poem in reply to a tweet from the official game’s account. Tim Wellens, the now-suspended Twitter user,…

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Irish Government Declares Loot Boxes Aren’t Affected by Gambling Laws

Since the loot box controversy peaked last year with Star Wars Battlefront II, various governments around the world began taking action against the business practice, with Belgium being one of the…

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Fate/EXTELLA LINK Special Edition Fated To Come Along With Launch in Q1 2019

On Sept. 28, publisher XSEED Games announced that the upcoming brawler Fate/EXTELLA LINK is set to launch in Q1 2019, and PlayStation 4 owners will have the option to buy a newly…

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Nintendo Retains Cloud Saves After Switch Online Subscription Ends

After some confusion, Nintendo has clarified their policy on Switch cloud saves. In the update, they make it clear that any uploaded save data will remain in the cloud for…

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Reports: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to Feature No Campaign; Battle Royale Coming

According to a report from Polygon, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is slated to drop its single-player campaign, a feature that has been a staple of the franchise since…

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Nintendo to Host Super Smash Bros. and Splatoon 2 Tournaments at E3

Come E3 this June, Nintendo will host two tournaments for some of its most competitive games on the Nintendo Switch. A select group of players have been invited to participate…

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Hawaii Proposes Bills to Regulate Games with Loot Boxes

Toward the end of last year, Hawaii state representative Chris Lee started laying the groundwork for taking legislative action against video games that offer loot boxes for sale. Now the…

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[Rumor] Spyro Might Charge Onto PlayStation 4 in 2018

Considering the success of last year’s Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, it isn’t a complete surprise to see another classic PlayStation franchise come back to life on current-generation consoles. According…

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