People who have been lurking around social media or browsing Steam might have noticed an indie suddenly making a name for itself. Helltaker has been growing in notoriety, partially because the Lukasz Piskorz title has some tight puzzles that really make you think. But another big part of it comes down to the heart of the game. Namely, the Helltaker characters are all pretty lovable, and even the general purpose of the game leads to a refreshingly positive harem.
The Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Japan debut has been dated. People in that region will be able to begin gathering myrrh on August 27, 2020. The Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 versions will each cost 4,800円 (~$45), while the Android and Apple iOS versions will be 2,820円 (~$26). [Thanks, Resetera!]
It’s been a while since we have seen or heard anything about Square Enix’s Marvel’s Avengers. After the January 2020 delay announcement that bumped it out of May 2020 and into September 2020 and confirmations about its special editions in February 2020, we didn’t hear too much. But now we know when we’ll get to see some Marvel’s Avengers gameplay footage again on June 24, 2020.
Back in January 2020, Sony brought the PlayStation 4 Back Button the the world. This accessory would allow people to add extra remappable buttons to the back of their DualShock 4. There would also be game-relayed information appearing on the peripheral’s OLED screen. It ended up becoming relatively hard to find. Now, Sony has announced a PS4 back button restock for the United States.
Anime Expo won’t be happening in 2020 as originally planned, as the event was one of many canceled due to the pandemic. However, an Anime Expo Lite event will be occurring online July 3-4, 2020. The key art collaboration has been revealed on Twitter, and it’s an eye-catching one. The World End With You characters appear in the image.
Technological journalist and Famitsu columnist Zenji Nishikawa revealed via a livestream on his personal Youtube channel that next week’s issue of Famitsu will feature a “major scoop” related to Sega. It will supposedly “take the games industry by storm.” [Thanks, Game’s Talk!]
Dead or Alive Xtreme: Venus Vacation‘s English version just added Misaki’s older sister, Nagisa. While Nagisa cares a lot about her younger sister, she can be a bit overprotective at times and she certainly shows that side to the Owner.
Square Enix has really opened the floodgates on its music catalog lately. May 27, 2020 is the official release date for the Final Fantasy VII Remake soundtrack, and the physical Special Edit Version for sale on the Square Enix store is already on waitlist. However, if you aren’t willing to wait for a physical version to become available again, Square Enix has also dropped the multi-disc album on multiple digital music marketplaces. You can get the Final Fantasy VII Remake soundtrack on the Amazon Music store, the Google Play store, and iTunes. It’s also available to stream if you have an Apple Music subscription. Spotify is left out here, but newer soundtracks typically show up there after some time has passed.