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God Eater 3 Announced

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. has announced that it will be bringing GOD EATER 3, the latest iteration of its popular monster-slaying Action RPG series, to the Americas for home consoles. Team up with other God Eaters equipped with the latest God Arc weapons to take down monstrous new Aragami tearing apart locations around the globe.

Visit the official website here

Here is a quick Overview and the trailer below


After the successful launch of God Eater 2: Rage Burst, leading video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia announces that it will be bringing God Eater 3 that is totally upgraded from last series, the latest iteration of the monster slaying action RPG series. God Eater 3 is developed for home console.

A lot of years have been passed from the last battle. The earth is not anymore the place humans were used to live. The Aragami, terrifying beats are still raging around the world creating misery and destruction. To save the world and re-establish the balance new heroes has been raised – the God Eaters – man who have been gifted or cursed with new version of the God Arc weapons – special implants powered by Aragami cells. Team up with your other God Eaters to take down monstrous new Aragami that are tearing apart locations around the globe. But this won’t be your only mission, something is happening to the God Eaters and the line between dark and light has never been so thin… It’s time to start breaking free from the cursed shackles that bind the soul of the God Eaters while the battle will rush as never before…

Earth no longer resembles the home we know of now. The Aragami, terrifying beasts that live only to consume, are carving a path of destruction and misery wherever they are encountered. To combat this threat an elite group of heroes known as God Eaters are called upon to save humanity. God Eaters are individuals who have been bestowed upon them the ability to wield powerful new God Arcs, special weapons powered by Oracle Cells and the only known weapons capable of destroying the monstrous Aragami. However, another mission is coming into focus; something is happening to the God Eaters and the line between light and dark has never been so thin. It’s time to start breaking free from the cursed shackles that bind the souls of the God Eaters as the battle rages on around them.

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Code Vein battle system details, character creation, and new characters

Bandai Namco has released som e new information and screenshots of Code Vein‘s battle system, character creation tool, and new characters Louis and Io.

Code Vein is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC worldwide in early 2018

You can check out the details below:


■ Battle System

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The battle system of Code Vein is varied and offers many possibilities to players. For example, the Gift system allows players to use up to eight gifts during battles to temporarily increase attacks or defense actions. Some other Gifts are passive and are gained with specific items or equipment.

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With the Stamina Gauge, players will be able to manage all of their actions including attacks, evading, dashing, and Drain. This is crucial to control their actions and they will need to be very attentive to the Stamina Gauge to survive in Code Vein.

With a successful Drain action, the player’s number of Ichor points will be increased, as well as the maximum number of Ichor stock. A Special Drain, performed under special conditions, will not only increase the number of Ichor and the stock, but also cause a massive damage to enemies. The Special Drain action will be possible after a successful parry with the same timing as the enemy’s attack, a successful attack from the back or a combo attack.

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Player character abilities are temporarily increased with the Focus System during battles when they are receive or dodge an attack, and when they are surrounded by multiple enemies. This system allows players to fight back in extreme situations and get power boost when they decide to intentionally place themselves in danger. They can, for example, negate an attack, increase their own attack, and throw enemies in the air!

Partner Actions will also help players during fights. Companions will support players by attacking from the side, enhancing their skills, and sharing Health Points when needed.

■ Character Creation

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Through Character Creation, players will be able to create their own protagonist and choose their gender, body, hair style, and voice of the character.

■ New Characters

Louis (voiced by Kaito Ishikawa)

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The young leader Louis really wants to help Revenants suffering from bloodlust. He ventures into the isolated land of Vein looking for the source of Blood Beads to use it as a substitute for human blood. With his one-handed sword he is a swift attack expert and can elude with the armor type Ogre.

Io (voiced by Lynn)

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Io is a female Revenant who explores with the protagonists. She has no memories about her past, but she knows Vein very well. She will be extremely useful to the player character!

New Dragon Ball FighterZ gameplay has surfaced

Gameplay has surfaced of the new characters for Dragon Ball FighterZ. The latest characters that were announced were,android 16 and Android 18.

You can check out screenshots and the reveal trailer from earlier right here.

Dragon Ball FighterZ is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in February 2018.

You can check out the gameplay below.


Tekken takes a World Tour, Online

Traveling to compete in the Capcom Cup or Evo might not work out for some with work, travel fees, etc.  But Bandai Namco is helping Tekken players out by hosting a World Wide online Tekken tour!  Players can now compete in tournaments from their own couch opening up Tekken to more players.

The Tekken World Tour starts August 13th.

Here are the nitty gritty details:

2017 TEKKEN World Tour Online Tournaments Schedule

Australia:

Bracket play: Sunday, August 13

Finals: Wednesday, August 16

North America West:

Bracket play: Sunday, August 20

Finals: Tuesday, August 22

South East Asia:

Bracket play: Sunday, August 20

Finals: Wednesday, August 23

Europe West:

Bracket play: Sunday, August 27

Finals: Tuesday, August 29

North America East:

Bracket play: Sunday, September 10

Finals: Tuesday, September 12

Europe East:

Bracket play: Sunday, September 10

Finals: Tuesday, September 12

East Asia:

Bracket play: Sunday, September 10

Finals: Wednesday, September 13

Eligibility:

  • Players may only compete in a region they reside in. See eligibility areas below.

  • Players must have a minimum of 3mbps upload speed.

  • Players must have a valid smash.gg account.

  • Players must have access to online services PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Steam.

  • Players must have a valid and active PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Steam account.

  • Only one (1) PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Steam account can be used per player to compete.

  • Wireless connections are prohibited.

Tournament Overview:

Registration:

Players can register for TEKKEN World Tour Online Tournaments at smash.gg/TBA.

Structure:

Each TEKKEN World Tour region will have multiple tournaments to cover the entire region over the course of the series. Dates and times for each sub-region listed are listed in the schedule. Players can compete in tournaments on all platforms within their region.

Format:

All tournaments will be double elimination. All matches will be Best-of-Three, except for Winners Finals, Losers Finals, and Grand Finals which are Best-of-Five.

Tournament Timing:

Each tournament will begin on a Sunday for bracket play. Bracket play is scheduled to begin at 4 PM region-local time.

Top 4 Finals from each tournament will be contested on the following Tuesday or Wednesday night, respectively, depending on region.

Schedule for Top 4 Finals per platform will be;

NA (Pacific Daylight Time) / EU (British Summer Time)

7PM-8PM: Xbox One

8PM-9PM: PlayStation 4

9PM-10PM: Steam

SE Asia (Singapore Standard Time) / E Asia (Japan Standard Time) / Australia (Atlantic Standard Time):

7PM-8PM: Xbox One

8PM-9PM: Steam

9PM-10PM: PlayStation 4

Finals will be broadcasted on Twitch.tv/TEKKEN.

Please follow @levelupseries on Twitter for updates.

Points awarded:

All TEKKEN World Tour Online Tournaments will award points to players placing in the Top 8 of the bracket. Online points are awarded as follows:

  • 1st place: 70 points

  • 2nd place: 45 points

  • 3rd place: 25 points

  • 4th place: 10 points

  • 5th place tie: 5 points (each)

  • 7th place tie: 1 points (each)

Match rules

Online tournaments follow the same match rules as TEKKEN World Tour offline tournaments.

  • Rounds: First-to-Three

  • Timer: 60 seconds

  • Stage Select: Random

For complete rules please see the Rules on tekkenworldtour.com

Additional Rules

Connectivity Issues:

If players cannot connect to each other, the player with the least amount of games lost moves forward moves forward in the Winners bracket. In case of a tie both 1 player is advanced to the Loser’s bracket while the other player advances and then forfeits the next match in the Winner’s bracket, resulting in both players being sent to the Loser’s bracket.

In the event of connectivity issues either player should reach out to the Tournament Administrators, Level Up LLC, to review the situation.

Disputes:

If there is a dispute arising during the Online Event, Players must submit a screenshot or share video footage to Level Up LLC, the administrator of the Online tournament, for review. Disputes will be resolved on a case by case basis by Level Up LLC administrators.

Disqualification:

No-shows and/or late arrivals will be given a loss if they do not report to their match within 10 minutes of being scheduled. If a player no-shows or is a late arrival to their loser’s bracket match, they will be disqualified.

Any player not adhering to the TEKKEN World Tour rules during the course of of the tournament is subject to disqualification at the discretion of Level Up LLC.

Online Tournament Process Guide:

Level | Up’s process guide for TEKKEN World Tour Online tournaments is available at bit.ly/tekken2017

 

Eligibility Areas

Europe East – Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia (except individuals located in Crimea), Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, and Ukraine (except individuals located in Crimea)

Europe West – Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France (not including its overseas collectivities or regions), Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands (not including its municipalities or the other constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands), Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom of Great Britain (not including its overseas territories) and Northern Ireland

North America East – Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

North America West – Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Manitoba, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Oregon, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Yukon.

Southeast Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

East Asia – China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Australia – Continent