Capcom has released another character reveal trailer for the highly anticipated Street Fighter V for PS4. R. Mika is the newest character to join the series and gameplay looks outstanding. R. Mika made her first and only appearance in Street Fighter Alpha 3 and now she’s making her triumphant return. As a flamboyant young wrestler, Mika dreamed of one day becoming a star in the ring, much like her idol Zangief. Training under the strict tutelage of her coach, she traveled the world engaging in random matches with street fighters in order to spread her name and popularity.
Check out the reveal trailer above and let us know what you think. Very nice throwback Capcom.
If you’re interested in the outstanding Just Cause series, be sure to check out the video above. This is a developer diary video featuring the upcoming title and it’s worth a watch. The video features a TON of things you can explode. Explosions and destruction in a video game are always fun ventures but this looks to take things to an all new level.
It’s been about two weeks but I am happy to announce that our Mobile Browser Game of The Week feature is back! In case you missed this feature here at MVGN, we have teamed up with Poki to bring you mobile games that you can play directly in your smartphones browser. It’s a nifty little alternative if you need to kill sometime at work (these games also work on your computer) or are in line somewhere waiting to be served. This weeks game is one called Clicker Heroes.
If you are unfamiliar with this game it’s a very basic game that hooks you right in and becomes quite addicting even though you literally press one button. Click, click, and click to defeat every evil creature! This one-button action game features extremely simple, addictive battles. You will encounter dangerous tarantulas, bees, mushrooms, and other foes in the forest. Spend gold on additional heroes to aid you in battle.
Sound too simple… It is and that’s the thing… This game is almost too simple for its own good but it also is very addicting. I sincerely thought I would never like what’s become known as a “cookie clicker” game but man was I wrong. This simple and addictive game is wrapped in some nice characters and despite not having any “real” gameplay, it scratches an itch that must be embedded in us somewhere. I kept asking myself, why am I still playing this- but I always kept coming back to it. I loved powering up my heroes and hiring new ones despite it being a one trick pony game.
If you have never played a cookie clicker game, expect one thing; to be just clicking the screen as many times as you can. Once you can get past that, you may become as addicted as we are (my son and I). Check it out and let us know what you think.
Here is another episode in my live garage sale gaming pickups video’s. I finally scored a Gamecube along with some games so be sure to give this episode a watch. Check it out and make sure to subscribe to the YouTube channel.
Here are the latest hardware sales (followed by last week’s sales) from Japan. The 3DS enjoys a healthy lead followed by Sony’s platforms. Check out the full breakdown below:
New 3DS LL – 19,960 (30,105)
PlayStation 4 – 14,495 (18,503)
PlayStation Vita – 11,605 (17,400)
Wii U – 11,302 (16,567)
New 3DS – 5,967 (8,326)
PlayStation 3 – 2,549 (3,448)
3DS – 1,557 (2,752)
3DS LL – 795 (1,065)
PlayStation Vita TV – 554 (672)
Xbox One – 160 (195)
Here is the official launch trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The highly anticipated title received a perfect 10 from the good guys over at IGN and we can’t wait to get our hands on it. Check out this excerpt from IGN’s review:
The Phantom Pain is the kind of game I thought would never exist – one where every minute gameplay detail has true purpose.
If that doesn’t get you excited, I don’t know what will.
The Xbox Live Games with Gold promotion for September features some amazing titles for your XBOX home consoles and you can check out the list below. As usual, all games are available only for a limited time, as part of the ongoing Games with Gold program. Here is the full list:
* The Deer God ($14.99 ERP) – Available from September 1-30 on Xbox One
* Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition ($29.99 ERP) – Available from September 16-October 15 on Xbox One
* Battlestations: Pacific ($24.99 ERP) – Available from September 1-15 on Xbox 360
* Crysis 3 ($19.99 ERP) – Available from September 16-30 on Xbox 360
Count us in Microsoft. What are you guys planning on downloading?
Famitsu has released another “most wanted games” list for last week and you can check them out below. As expected, the Japanese really love their RPG’s as we have seen a trend of them sitting on top of the charts for the past couple of weeks.
Check out the list below:
1. [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII – 1,072 votes
2. [3DS] Monster Hunter X – 723 votes
3. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV – 640 votes
4. [PS4] Persona 5 – 541 votes
5. [PS4] Final Fantasy VII – 463 votes
6. [PSV] Tokyo Xanadu – 450 votes
7. [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – 367 votes
8. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III – 331 votes
9. [PSV] Kan Colle Kai – 276 votes
10. [3DS] 7th Dragon III Code: VFD – 269 votes
11. [PS4] Street Fighter V – 261 votes
12. [PS3] Persona 5 – 228 votes
13. [PS4] Yoru no Nai Kuni – 222 votes
14. [PS4] Dragon Quest VI – 212 votes
15. [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes II – 210 votes
Here is the North American commercial for the upcoming Super Mario Maker for Wii U. The Wii U exclusive looks and plays incredibly (I was lucky enough to get some hands on time with the title at Best Buy) and I can’t wait for it’s September 11th release. I would imagine that Super Mario Maker will help shift some hardware units for Wii U so it will be interesting to see how things play out.
Check out the 30 second spot and let us know what you think.
Here is a closer look at the adorable Animal Crossing Amiibo figures. Nintendo popular toys are still selling like hot cakes and we could only imagine what will happen when these cute figures head to retail. The Animal Crossing Amiibo’s are headed to store shelves this Holiday season so make your Christmas list now.
Speaking of Amiibo figures, we are currently giving away a hard to find Ness Amiibo so be sure to click here and enter.