JUST CAUSE 3 – DEVELOPER DIARY EPISODE 2

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.

Check it out and let me know what you think.

Here Are The Latest Japanese Hardware Sales

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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)

METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN LAUNCH TRAILER

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.

XBOX Live Games With Gold Games Revealed For September

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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’S MOST WANTED GAMES

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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

SQUARE ENIX’S ANNOUNCES PAX PRIME 2015 LINEUP

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Square-Enix has announced their PAX Prime 2015 lineup and you can check out the list below. the lineup looks pretty fierce and I can’t wait to hear more on nearly every single game. Here is what they will be showing:

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below (PS4)
Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS)
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward (PS4, PS3, PC)
Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae 2.0 (PS4, XBO)
Just Cause 3 (PS4, XBO, PC)
Lara Croft GO (iOS, Android)
Life is Strange (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360, PC)

What game catches your fancy?

Source: Square PR

DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 – TWILIGHT OF THE REPUBLIC TRAILER

The Star Wars Twilight of the Republic Play Set is included in the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack. This Play Set lets players embark on intergalactic adventures with Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and his trusty Jedi Padawan Ahsoka Tano to uncover secret plots, defeat villains and bring peace back to the galaxy. Featuring an original story set in the Episodes I-III timeline, players will travel through four iconic locations, use the Force and Lightsabers in epic battles, and master their combat skills.

JAPANESE HARDWARE SALES

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Here are the latest hardware sales from Japan. The 3DS lead the way (as usual) followed by Sony’s PS4 and PS Vita. The Wii U also enjoyed healthy sales shifting over 16K units as well. Check out the list below:

3DS – 42.248
PS4 – 18.503
PS Vita – 18.072
Wii U – 16.567
PS3 – 3.448
Xbone – 195

CAPCOM’S TGS LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

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Capcom has announced its TGS line up. Check out the full line up from the wonderful people over at Capcom:

Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX (3DS) – Playable
Monster Hunter Spirits (Smartphone) – Playable
Monster Hunter Stories (3DS) – Stage Event, Live Stream
Monster Hunter X (3DS) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Steam
Resident Evil 0 (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Steam
Street Fighter V (PS4, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Steam

I cannot wait to hear more about Street Fighter V and the Monster Hunter stuff should be pretty sweet as well.