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TGS 2017: Shin Megami Tensei on Switch: New Details Coming Next Month

New information about the upcoming Shin Megami Tensei game for Nintendo Switch will be shared on October 23.

Atlus teased the forthcoming news during its “Atlus Live Special #1: Megaton Feature” at Tokyo Game Show, Persona Central reports. After showing the same teaser image that was released back in March, Atlus shared the following image, teasing the arrival of new information about the game next month:

TGS 2017: Shin Megami Tensei on Switch: New Details Coming Next Month
Shin Megami Tensei for Switch “Next Information” tease, via Persona Central

It’s worth noting that the “Shin Megami Tensei 25th Anniversary Live – Chaos Side” concert will also be held on October 23. The event will feature special guest performances by Atlus composers Shoji Meguro and Ryota Kozuka.

A new Shin Megami Tensei game was announced for Switch during Nintendo’s reveal e...

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H1Z1 Dev: "There Wouldn't Be PUBG Without H1Z1"

I recently spoke with H1Z1 developer Daybreak about the latest update to its battle royale shooter H1Z1: Kill of the Kill and the runaway success of its competitor PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

When asked how PUBG’s success has affected H1Z1’s development, Game Manager Anthony Castoro told me that “there wouldn’t be a PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds if there wasn’t an H1Z1.” He followed up by saying that “there’s room for this genre to expand,” and believes PUBG is “creating an opportunity” for H1Z1 to reach a larger audience that it otherwise wouldn’t.

I asked Castoro what he thought PUBG did that made it see such a high level of success, and he dismissed it as a “fast follow opportunity” after H1Z1 “pioneered this idea...

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TGS 2017: Left Alive Is Set in the Front Mission Universe

Square Enix’s new survival action shooter Left Alive is set in the Front Mission universe.

As confirmed by Weekly Famitsu (translation via Gematsu), Left Alive uses the same world of the Front Mission series and takes place between the tactical RPG series’ fifth entry and Front Mission Evolved in the year 2127.

“We wanted to make a Front Mission with a new lineup. We started this new title to see Front Mission in a slightly different perspective,” said producer Shinji Hashimoto.

It’s also been confirmed Left Alive will contain three playable characters, which are the three protagonists you see on the game’s key visual. Throughout the story you’ll bounce between each character, as they’re isolated in the city Left Alive takes place in, which is somewhere in Russia.

Front Mission’...

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TGS 2017: Square Enix Reveals Left Alive from Former Metal Gear, Armored Core Devs

During Sony’s Tokyo Game Show conference today, Square Enix teased a new game called Left Alive coming to PS4 in 2018.

A trailer shown during the conference revealed Metal Gear character designer Yoji Shinkawa will handle character design the game is directed by Armored Core director Toshifumi Nabeshima. The trailer featured a futuristic setting.

TGS 2017: Square Enix Reveals Left Alive from Former Metal Gear, Armored Core Devs

TGS 2017: Square Enix Reveals Left Alive from Former Metal Gear, Armored Core Devs


Andrew is IGN’s executive editor of news and gets excited every time he sees the Square Enix logo pop up during a conference. You can find him rambling about Persona and cute animals on Twitter.



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Box Office: Stephen King's IT Scares Off American Assassin, mother!

Stephen King’s IT had a strong second weekend in domestic theaters, retaining its first place position at the box office with an estimated $60 million.

After a record-breaking debut last weekend, New Line’s horror film has now passed the 1986 classic Crocodile Dundee to become the highest-grossing film ever to be released in the month of September (not accounting for inflation). The current domestic total for Stephen King’s IT now stands at approximately $218.7 million.

Meanwhile, American Assassin placed second, earning an estimated $14.8 million in its domestic debut. The Michael Cuesta-directed action thriller had an opening weekend similar to that of John Wick, which pulled in about $14.4 million when it debuted in 2014, but is behind Atomic Blonde, which earned over $18 million ...

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Apple Watch Series 3 Announced

Apple has unveiled the Apple Watch Series 3 during its September 12 event.

Watch Series 3 has cellular built in to this new generation of Apple’s wearables, freeing wearers from needing to carry their phone with them as well. Series 3 will also be able to stream Apple Music directly from the device.

With cellular, the Series 3 will be $399, and without the new Watch will cost $329. Series 1 will now cost $249. Orders will begin on September 15, while the Series 3 will be officially available to buy on September 22.

“We believe built-in cellular makes Series 3 the ultimate expression of Apple Watch,” Jeff Williams said during Apple’s event.

The Series 3 line also has a custom-designed wi-fi chip, which is said to be 50 percent more energy efficient and will deliver 85 percent faster wi-fi...

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New Apple TV With 4K Streaming Announced

Apple has announced its latest refresh of the Apple TV device, which will now feature 4K streaming options.

In addition to 4K streaming support, Apple touted the device will also support High Dynamic Range (HDR). The Apple TV is running on the A10X processor, the same chip that powers the iPad pro, with a reported 2x faster CPU, and 4x faster GPU.

Apple announced that all applicable movies already purchased on your account will be updated to 4K versions to support the new device, and there will be no difference in price between the two versions moving forward.

For the first time, AppleTV will also offer live sports, including the current score of the game on the menu as you’re selecting what to watch.

AppleTV 4K will start at $179 for 32GB and $199 for 64GB and will be available on Septem...

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New Details on Star Trek: Discovery's Behind the Scenes Shake-Up

New details about Star Trek: Discovery have been revealed, shedding light on why Bryan Fuller left the series.

According to the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly (via Trek Core), Fuller pitched to CBS “multiple serialized anthology shows,” with Discovery serving as the start that would then carry on into the Kirk and Picard eras, before extending even further to a time that hasn’t yet been explored in Star Trek.

“The original pitch was to do for science fiction what American Horror Story had done for horror,” Fuller said, adding, “It would platform a universe of Trek shows.” However, CBS wanted to start with a single show and see how it did, and Fuller compromised.

Additionally, Fuller wasn’t on board with the studio’s decision to hire David Semel to direct the pilot, adding further te...

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Hearthstone Patch 9.1 Nerfs Some of Its Oldest Cards

Hearthstone staples Innervate, Fiery War Axe and Hex are amongst a small selection of cards getting nerfed in up-and-coming patch 9.1.

Blizzard announced changes to four original and one new card yesterday in a detailed post to the Hearthstone Forums. Check out the cards and what’s changed in the gallery below:

Check out the developer’s notes and other alternative changes Blizzard considered making on the Hearthstone blog.

In the unlikely event you got all the way to the bottom of this article and didn’t know about them, check out our coverage of the new solo adventures in the Knights of The Frozen Throne expansion or our video diving into all of the cards hidden in the Hearth and Home animation.

John is a freelance writer for IGN UK with a love for all things stealthy, ginny and n...

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Star Wars: Rian Johnson Reveals Who The Last Jedi Is

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has revealed who exactly the title refers to.

Spoilers may follow for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

In an interview with The New York Times, Johnson said the film’s name comes directly from the opening crawl of The Force Awakens and that Luke Skywalker is indeed the last Jedi.

“There’s always wiggle room in these movies — everything is from a certain point of view — but coming into our story, he is the actual last of the Jedi,” Johnson said.

At the end of The Force Awakens, Rey finds Luke alone and away from the life he knew, and the The Last Jedi will explore why Luke isolated himself alongside why he believes “it’s time for the Jedi to end,” as the character said in the sequel’s first teaser.

Johnson also confirmed the heart and...

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