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Game Bytes: To Supreme Mini-Arcade or not to Supreme?
The latest in mini-console trying to ride the wave of nostalgia and grab a slice of the console pie is this Supreme Edition Galloping Ghosts Mini-Arcade. Youtube video from Fantasy Amuse Creative Shop. Currently marketed from the Philippines, these machines are essentially miniaturised arcade boxes running on emulators. While this version appears
Game Bytes: New Street Fighter movie in the works
A trailer for an upcoming 2020 movie Street Fighter: Genesis was released to mixed reception. Fans of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) were excited to see retired MMA veteran Seth Petruzelli (Sagat) and One Championship fighter Sage Northcutt (Ken) while others pointed to Machinimai’s web series Assasin’s Fist as vastly superior. Curiously Street
Game Bytes: Persona5 The Royal release date unveiled
The next exciting chapter to the Persona JRPG franchise is coming to the PlayStation. Persona 5 The Royal will feature a previously untold third school semester and will launch first in Japan on 31 October. Persona 5 The Royal will come in Standard Edition at 8,800 yen (US$78.75) and Limited Edition
Game Bytes: Relive your eraser-playing school days
Before the era of Beyblade and mobile games the hottest competitive schoolyard games were fighting spiders and country-flag erasers. Yes the humble rectangular rubber with a country’s flag was prized for both its collectibility and prowess in battle. Thanks to indie game developer Linteractivity, we can relive those childhood memories
Game Bytes: Doraemon Story of Seasons coming to SEA this fall
Doraemon Story of Seasons is set for an Autumn/Fall 2019 release for the Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam) in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia), according to Bandai Namco Entertainment’s latest Facebook page. While Japan gets dibs on the game on 13 June, it will be well worth the wait
Game Bytes: Shadowverse celebrates 21 million downloads
In less than 3 years, strategy card game Shadowverse released their 12th expansion card set Steel Rebellion last month and has amassed an impressive 21 million downloads on mobile and computer platforms. To celebrate this milestone, Cygames announced a special set of rewards for players from 25 April, 1pm PT to 5
Game Bytes: Another Avengers crossover for Fortnite
What better time to announce another Avengers collaboration than the week Avengers: Endgame opens in cinemas worldwide? Dropping 2 tantalising tweets – one of Captain America’s shield, the other of Thor’s Stormbreaker – has certainly whipped up the Fortnite community into a frenzy. Well played Epic Games. This will be the
Game Bytes: New Brave Frontier x The King of Fighters event
Mobile JRPG Brave Frontier has announced a special Summer collaboration with fighting game The King of Fighters (KOF)! From 24 April 24 to 22 May, players will get the chance to acquire 4 new KOF characters as well as those from the previous collaboration. The 4 new KOF characters are:
Game Bytes: Invasion of the Crab Tanks
Taking hobby models to a whole new ocean level is Iwashi Kinzokuka, which literally translates to ‘metalising sardine’. Jaw-dropping images of these hand-crafted crab tanks have surfaced on Facebook and Twitter attracted thousands of ‘Likes’ and comments ranging from disbelief (“Is that a real crab?”) to admiration. The 49-year-old Japanese man
Game Bytes: Let’s go on a One Piece Bon! Bon! Journey!!
Hot on releasing the 4v4 multiplayer action mobile game One Piece Bounty Rush earlier this year, Bandai Namco Entertainment is hitting us with another One Piece game soon. The very first Match-3 puzzle game in the franchise One Piece Bon! Bon! Journey!! solves the mystery of what that European trademark filing earlier