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Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has shipped over 1 Million units

Capcom, via the official Monster Hunter twitter account, has recently come out and confirmed that Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has shipped over 1 million copies worldwide. The game has been out on Nintendo Switch and PC for a little over a week at this point, and it has already doubled the lifetime sales of the 3DS and mobile versions of the original MHS combined. This is a great milestone for a series that we hope continues to grow.

The team even shared a lovely piece of art in celebration:

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Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy XI 20th Anniversary website: We Are Vana’diel

Square Enix has just announced the “We Are Vana’diel” website in preparation for Final Fantasy XI‘s 20th Anniversary. It is a celebration of everything FFXI, and will feature:

  • We Remember Vana’diel: A complete timeline of FFXI‘s history, from pre-release to current day, with developer and player commentary.
  • We Illustrate Vana’diel: A collection of FFXI artwork, new and old, from Yoshitaka Amano, Tetsuya Nomura, and more.
  • We Discuss Vana’diel: Producer Akihiko Matsui will have interviews with guests that have deep ties to FFXI over the years. Starting with Hiromichi Tanaka, the original producer, who worked on the game until 2012.
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Microsoft buying Zenimax was the best possible outcome

Sure, some people still stuck in the console warrior days will gnash their teeth, but lets face facts here: Outside of DOOM, Bethesda has been in a downward spiral. I can’t really blame the development teams, because it’s painfully obvious the problem has been management. Time, budgetary constraints, and trend chasing from upper management has been choking the life out of iconic franchises like Fallout, Wolfenstein, and running Skyrim into the dirt. Is this really the leadership anyone wants making the big decisions on The Elder Scrolls VI? Continue reading Microsoft buying Zenimax was the best possible outcome

Movistar Riders announce departure of their Overwatch team

Yet another organization has pulled out of sponsoring an Overwatch team,  as Spanish Esports Organization Movistar Riders has announced they’re dropping theirs. Uncertainty about the forthcoming Overwatch League was once again cited as the cause. Continue reading Movistar Riders announce departure of their Overwatch team

Activision CEO: We’re ‘experimenting’ with Crash Bandicoot, ‘could lead to other things’

The Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy isn’t Dark Souls, but it has soared to the top of charts since its release on Friday. The nostalgia-inducing platformer beat out Horizon: Zero Dawn as the UK’s number one single-format boxed release of the year. Continue reading Activision CEO: We’re ‘experimenting’ with Crash Bandicoot, ‘could lead to other things’

Sledgehammer Games confirms COD WWII not coming to Nintendo Switch

In the ongoing saga of Nintendo’s quest for Third-Party Support, fans can cross another popular title off the list. Sledgehammer games confirmed in an AMA that Call of Duty WWII will not be coming to the Nintendo Switch. This comes in light of multiple developers either not porting their games to the Switch, or being very careful in doing so. Continue reading Sledgehammer Games confirms COD WWII not coming to Nintendo Switch