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Anime NYC Interview: Mayumi Shintani

Our interview with the Japanese voice actress for FLCL's Haruko Haruhara and Kill la Kill's Nonon Jakuzure has finally arrived! Learn about Mayumi Shintani's thoughts on returning to Haruko after so many years and her frame of mind when voicing Nonon...

Rumor: Next Assassin’s Creed Game Takes Place in Viking Age

The next Assassin's Creed game could take place in in the Viking Age. A Youtuber finds an easter egg that could possibly hint at where the Historical series could go next. Nothing, however, has been confirmed. After setting their last game in Ancient...

Nintendo Labo VR Support Coming to Two Major Switch Games

For fans of Nintendo Labo VR, two universally-acclaimed games will eventually be added to its cardboard-style fun. Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will feature Nintendo Labo VR support in a free update coming April 25t...

Hearthstone Expansion Rise of Shadows Rolls Out April 9

Hearthstone's Rise of Shadows expansion is almost here! Blizzard has now unveiled all the Rise of Shadows cards. Hearthstone players await the latest expansion with bated breath. Hearthstone is a collectible card game that enthralls millions of playe...

Borderlands: The Handsome Jack Collection Free this Weekend

Borderlands has been on a tear lately. Borderland: The Handsome Jack Collection will be free to play for Xbox and PC owners this weekend. One can also purchase games for $15 at retail and digital storefronts. There's been a lot of Borderlands&nbs...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #48

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. Yet another busy week has landed as the games industry ...

Mario and Sonic Heading to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The last time Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics was 1964. Mario and Sonic haven't been to the Olympics since 2016 in Rio. Sega announced they're once again pitting Sonic against Mario in their motherland with Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2...

Borderlands 3 Announced, More Information To Come Next Week

Gearbox has finally announced the long-awaited third Borderlands game after an hour of the most awkward boring nonsense I've ever experienced. The trailer for Borderlands 3 looks great though. After an hour of intense boredom, technical errors and th...

Final Fantasy VII on Switch suffers from Bugs

The Nintendo Switch version of Final Fantasy VII is suffering from an audio bug. Overworld theme will reset after encounters. Initially found in the PC Version. Today, Final Fantasy VII was released on both the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. This...

Soccer pro Dele Alli partners with Secretlab

It's no secret that soccer star Dele Alli enjoys gaming during his downtime. It's only natural that he would want to sit down in only the absolute best gaming chairs have to offer and that's where Secretlab comes in. English Premier League football s...

EA Lays Off 350 Employees in Marketing and Publishing

2019 has been a rocky year for gaming companies so far. EA has announced that it is laying off four percent of its 9,000-person staff in marketing, publishing, and other departments. They said the move has been made as part of a plan to address the c...

Five Nights at Freddy’s and Iron Man Coming to PSVR

Yes, you read that right. The beloved (and infamous) franchise, Five Nights at Freddy's, is getting yet another sequel, this time built for PSVR. An Iron Man game is also in the works for PSVR. Along with other announcements and updates, PlayStation&...

Shantae 5 Announced for Late 2019 Release

The next installment of the cult-favorite Shantae series is coming to consoles and PC this year. The official announcement was made on Twitter by the series' developer, WayForward. A specific release date was not established, but was stated to releas...

Nintendo is Whipping Out Two New Switch Models

The Nintendo Switch has been going strong these last couple of years. Now, Nintendo is planning on releasing two new models of the console, each of them tailored for two groups: serious gamers and casual gamers. One version will be more powerful than...

One Piece: World Seekers DLC Not Coming to U.S.

DLC for One Piece World Seekers will not be coming to the U.S., Bandai Namco confirmed with Twinfinite. It will, however, be available for other regions outside Japan. The decision to restrict it may stem from graphic content. U.S. owners of One Piec...

Konami Anniversary Collections Coming this Year

Konami is bringing three anniversary collections to all modern platforms this spring and summer. The first will be an arcade collection, featuring 80s arcade classics such as Gradius and Salamander etc. The second and third will bring eight games fro...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #47

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. We've had a busy week with the announcement of Google S...

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