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Trial-and-error doesn’t always have to be a dirty word. (Er, words?)

Trial-and-error doesn’t always have to be a dirty word. (Er, words?) It’s gaming’s equivalent of bashing your head against a brick wall, if the wall were insulting your IQ at the same time.In mega-tough platformers like Super Meat Boy, it’s a case of ‘you don’t live, you learn’.

Kahoot! learning game platform closes $20 million series A round

Kahoot! learning game platform closes $20 million series A round The educational game platform Kahoot!has boosted its series A funding round with an additional $10 million.

NieR: Automata Is Getting 2B And Machine Lifeform Figures By Bring Arts

NieR: Automata Is Getting 2B And Machine Lifeform Figures By Bring Arts Square Enix revealed prototype figures for NieR: Automata that is currently being made by their Bring Arts line of figures.It features protagonist 2B and Machine Lifeform (Small Stubby).

Kongregate: HTML5 games can now "compete toe-to-toe with plugins"

Kongregate: HTML5 games can now "compete toe-to-toe with plugins" A post on the Kongregate blog acknowledges the haste with which many declared HTML5 the future, even back when the technology, "was running into headwinds due to issues with performance and compatibility.In 2017, around 55% of uploaded games are HTML5, and that majority was even more pronounced when it filtered for the best games uploaded to the platform i.

Iwaihime: Matsuri Introduces Mayu Hinagata In Latest Character Introduction Trailer

Iwaihime: Matsuri Introduces Mayu Hinagata In Latest Character Introduction Trailer Nippon Ichi Software released a new character introduction trailer for Iwaihime: Matsuri, the upcoming PS4 and PS Vita port of Ryuukishi07’s horror visual novel.Meet Mayu Hinagata.

Yahoo Japan launched web-based Game Plus platform

Yahoo Japan launched web-based Game Plus platform A new games venture centred around browser-based gaming has launched in the East, courtesy of Yahoo Japan.Game Plus is a new platform that offers users HTML5-developed games as well as larger, console-style titles thanks to cloud-streaming, Japan Times reports.

Date A Live: Rio Reincarnation HD’s First Trailer Shows Off Its Collection On PS4

Date A Live: Rio Reincarnation HD’s First Trailer Shows Off Its Collection On PS4 Compile Heart is working on a collection title called Date A Live: Rio Reincarnation HD featuring three titles from the visual novel series on PlayStation 4.Here’s a look at its first trailer.

Bethesda drops premium DLC model for Doom

Bethesda drops premium DLC model for Doom The change to the game's business model comes as part of a new update that resets multiplayer progress, plus a promotional weekend where the 2016 title will be made available to everyone for free, VG247 reports.Ubisoft has seen great success with Rainbow Six Siege after deciding to make all multiplayer DLC free to its community - something the publisher discussed at length with GamesIndustry.

Nippon Ichi Software Teases What Looks Like A New Horror Project For Summer 2018

Nippon Ichi Software Teases What Looks Like A New Horror Project For Summer 2018 Nippon Ichi Software sent out their summer greeting card with  what appears to be a teaser for a new project that is in the works for Summer 2018.While no other details were shared other than the greeting card, it says “new project commenced,” and it looks pretty much like a new kind of horror game.

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Gets Its First Trailer For PS4 And Xbox One

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Gets Its First Trailer For PS4 And Xbox One We recently learned that Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen is headed to PS4, Xbox One, and PC in Japan this October, and Capcom shared a first look with a new trailer for the new port.The new port is part of the series’ 5th anniversary since the release of the first Dragon’s Dogma game in May 2012.

Spire RPG Up On Kickstarter

Spire RPG Up On Kickstarter They do what they can to avoid the light, staying in the twisting corridors in the city of Spire.There, the high elves are the rulers, and have made it so the dark elves are 2nd class citizens.

The Coma: Recut Brings Korean High School Horror To Consoles

The Coma: Recut Brings Korean High School Horror To Consoles The Coma: Recut, an updated version of the 2015  Korean horror game The Coma, will offer more hiding techniques, sharper animations, rebalanced stamina systems, and the same tense, pulse-pounding chases when it comes to PS4 and Xbox One next month.Involving a student suicide and some horrific events, The Coma: Recut will soon have Youngho fleeing through the halls, avoiding a teacher whose howls and shrieks will leave players trembling.

Bayonetta PC Goes 33% Off, Plus Everything RPG Maker On Sale

Bayonetta PC Goes 33% Off, Plus Everything RPG Maker On Sale It’s now 33% off at Bundle Stars through Saturday dropping from $20 to $13.The deal showed up along with a hoard of Degica games yesterday from digital retailer Bundle Stars.

Free Slime-San DLC Adds Aquatic Adventures To The Twitchy, Challenging Platformer

Free Slime-San DLC Adds Aquatic Adventures To The Twitchy, Challenging Platformer Cavernous insides, fleshy barriers, and the various fish it has eaten will all make Slime-san’s life difficult as it platforms its way through its organs, having to move quickly before a sea of stomach acid comes to wipe everything out in each area.Every section is on a strict time limit that allows for few screw-ups, so players will want to rush.

This Nendoroid Of Mercy From Overwatch Just Might Kill You With Cuteness

This Nendoroid Of Mercy From Overwatch Just Might Kill You With Cuteness Blizzard has announced the third Overwatch character to be released in their line of Nendoroid figures.This time, Mercy joins previously-announced Mei and Tracer.

GameStop, Target, And Best Buy Will Be Restocking On Switches This Week

GameStop, Target, And Best Buy Will Be Restocking On Switches This Week Those still looking to get their hands on a Nintendo Switch will have the opportunity to do so at a few retailers across the country this week.Through July 20th, GameStop will have stock available, while both Target and Best buy will be restocked with the console on Friday, the 21st, just in time for the release of Splatoon 2.

Here’s A Look At Harley Quinn’s Lovely New Play Arts Kai Figure Designed By Tetsuya Nomura

Here’s A Look At Harley Quinn’s Lovely New Play Arts Kai Figure Designed By Tetsuya Nomura We’ve seen Kingdom Hearts creator Tetsuya Nomura’s take on various DC Comics characters with Batman, Joker, and Catwoman for Play Arts Kai figures.The latest is for the lovely Harley Quinn.

Nomura On Kingdom Hearts III, Adding Other Square Enix Characters, “Belts & Zippers” In Fan Q&A

Nomura On Kingdom Hearts III, Adding Other Square Enix Characters, “Belts & Zippers” In Fan Q&A D23 Expo took place over the weekend and we’re still getting info from interviews with series director and designer Tetsuya Nomura.What’s unique about those is that they’re not part of a repretoire that you accumulate and choose from.

River City Ransom: Underground Is Getting A New Soundtrack

River City Ransom: Underground Is Getting A New Soundtrack Last week, River City Ransom: Underground was removed from Steam due to a DMCA takedown filed by Alex Mauer.Now, Conatus Creative is commissioning a new soundtrack for River City Ransom: Underground.

Telltale Games Announces New Batman, The Walking Dead, And The Wolf Among Us Installments

Telltale Games Announces New Batman, The Walking Dead, And The Wolf Among Us Installments The Crowd Play functionality, which lets others participate in the adventure, will return in the second season.The Walking Dead: The Final Season will continue and conclude Clementine’s story.