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RansomSummer

Howdy y’all! Ransom aka Aria’s squeeze here, back with a vengeance! We’re planning on picking the site back up full steam ahead to bring YOU the coverage you deserve of the newest and hottest news in gaming! Of course we’ll have our fair share of throwback pieces to keep even the most jaded gamer happy as well!  With us expecting Baby Arsom into the ranks soon, naturally we’re keeping ourselves busy, but are planning on keeping you all up to date!  So buckle up kiddies, it’s gonna be a WILD RIDE.

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Jul 30

AidenPhenix

GungHo Online Entertainment Releasing Dokuro Free to Playstation Plus Subscribers

Playstation Plus has released a solid library of games for their Playstation plus subscribers, making Playstation plus a very profitable popular subscription to have. The newest in the releases, free of charge is a Puzzle Platformer by GungHo Online Entertainment titled Dokuro, a spooky adventure that will capture the hearts of puzzle game lovers as well as lovers of the platformer genre.

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Dokuro is an Action Puzzle game that takes advantage of the Vita’s front touch screen, and rear Touch Pad, to manipulate the environment around the protagonist. The Hero is also switched between two forms, a fast-moving nimble skeleton, and a dashing prince, who’s differing abilities will be needed along with manipulation of the environment, to progress and help the princess escape the spooky fortress she and the protagonist are trapped in. Dokuro has won countless awards from the industry including “Best PS Vita Puzzle Game” and “Original Game of the Year” making this puzzle title with over 150 levels of escalating difficulty one of the top games to check out on the Playstation Vita.

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GungHo Online Entertainment is releasing Dokuro free to Playstation Plus Subscribers from July 30th to August 27th so that fans of the action puzzle game will be able to enjoy it on their Playstation Vita systems as long as they like. So what are you waiting for? If you are a Playstation Plus subscriber, go check out Dokuro and save the princess from the dark lord and make your way out of the dark fortress!

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Feb 23

KitsuneKyon

Dawn of the Undead

Hello, fellow BlargNauts. This Monday, at the usual BlargHour of 5PM PDT, Aria will be playing through Undead Empire: Hellfire, the sequel to Undead Empire. Throughout her broadcast, we will be giving away two codes of the game, so be sure to tune in to watch how to win these exclusive codes.

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Developed by Big Rook Games, the Undead Empire series is an action survival-horror game, which, is the first of its kind in presenting an online, top-down zombie shooter. The game features up to 4 player offline/online Co-op and multiplayer in where you must survive the seemingly unending swarm of zombies with a taste for human flesh. Offering gamers a robust story mode, a brutal survival mode and an online scoreboard to see where you rank up with friends, this game offers a variety of features that’ll keep you coming back for more!

You can buy both Undead Empire, and Undead Empire: Hellfire on the XBox Live Indie Games right now for 80 MSP ($1.00) each.

 

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Feb 14

KitsuneKyon

2013: Year of the Luigi

Hello fellow BlargNauts, KitsuneKyon here. As many of you know, today is Valentine’s (or Single’s Awareness) day and Nintendo’s President, Satoru Iwata celebrated the romantic holiday by delivering the company’s usual Nintendo Direct. Entitled Year of Luigi, a Luigi cap wearing Iwata started us off with a brief history lesson of the younger Mario brother, and his many supporting (and starring) roles in various games over the years. Being the loving holiday that it is, Nintendo showered our beloved number two player with lots of love by announcing what they had in store for him.

The first title discussed was the 3DS exclusive, Luigi’s Manson: Dark Moon. Appearing to discuss the game for the first time ever on Nintendo Direct was Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of many beloved Nintendo franchises such as Mario, Zelda and Pikmin. In this segment, he gave us a developer’s view on what they wanted to do with the title and how they approached it. Notable inclusions he talked about were the upgrades to the Poltergust 3000, the newly added multiplayer mode and of course, the fact that there will be multiple mansions to explore.  Luigi’s Manson: Dark Moon will hit store shelves March 24th.

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The next title discussed was the grand unveiling of the next installment of the handheld Mario & Luigi RPG series. Entitled Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, the game will be centered around a sleeping Luigi, and presumably the majority of the game will take place within his dreams. The only feature shown for the upcoming title was the ability to play around with Luigi’s face on the bottom screen in order to solve puzzles within his dream, a nod to Mario 64′s title screen. As always, more details about the game will come in due time, but until then, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team will have a release date of sometime this summer.

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Being the ever talented Mario Bros, the next game discussed was another unveiling of the Mario Sports series: Mario Golf World Tour for the 3DS. Although this doesn’t specifically star Luigi, he is nevertheless a main character in it. Not much else was revealed besides the title, and a tentative release date of sometime this summer.

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To the surprise of many, Iwata also announced that New Super Mario Bros U will be getting its first major DLC. Entitled New Super Luigi U, the DLC will transform the 80+ levels into an entirely new game for our lanky green plumber to explore. Given that this is the first DLC of its kind to make such drastic changes, Iwata noted that it is being treated as a new game, and is currently slated for release on the Wii U eShop sometime this year.

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As is accustomed in their Nintendo Direct, Iwata took some time out to unveil a new feature that will be implemented in the Wii U starting today. Noting that there were no communities for unreleased games, Iwata announced a Legend of Zelda open community, a community which is not tied to a specific game, but instead, a brand in general .

Despite Luigi being the main star of Nintendo Direct, other notable mentions were made for the remainder of the broadcast.

-Animal Crossing for the 3DS stars the player as a mayor of their own town. A few new features noted during the conference were the home showcase, and the ability to customize even further than previous installments of the series. The game comes to retail June 9th.

-Lego City Undercover for the Wii U will come to retail March 18th. Similarly, Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins (which features the same world, but different story) for the 3DS will come to retail April 21st.

-Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move, the action-puzzle game series, comes to the eShop in the near future

-Donkey Kong Country Returns will be heading to the 3DS sometime this summer

Sounds off below or within the forums on what you thought about Nintendo Direct’s latest installment!

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Feb 05

KitsuneKyon

Aria toils in the burgeoning Edge of Space this Tuesday [UPDATED]

Hey Blargnauts! This Thursday Tuesday, at the usual BlargHour of 5PM PST, Aria will be playing Edge of Space, one of the more promising hats thrown into the ring of Steam’s GreenLight program. She’ll be joined by Edge of Space’s Community Manager, Lady Aijou in some co-op space romping.

Devleoped by HandyMan Studios, Edge of Space is multi genre game which features survival, exploration, terraforming, crafting and building. The game places you, an ArkCo recruit, in a dynamic open-world sandbox where you must build, create, mold and work to survive in the “unknown” universe.

[This event was moved from Thursday the 7th to Tuesday the 12th due to exploding computers.]

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Jan 14

KitsuneKyon

Two Year Blargaversary!

Hello fellow BlargNauts, KitsuneKyon here. As many of you maybe aware of, this particular month is a very momentous occasion for us here on Ariablarg.tv. As of January 1st, Aria has officially been streaming on JTV, since split as Twitch, for two years now!

 

We here at Ariablarg.tv cannot be more happy celebrating this huge milestone with her! Not just as fans of her stream, as staff for the site, but more importantly, as friends. Together, we have met many wonderful people and did many incredible, if crazy, things throughout this ongoing, crazy journey we call life. The staff here as well as Aria herself would like to personally thank every one of you for supporting her on her livestreaming journey.

 

 

Thusly, to celebrate this momentous occasion, Aria will be giving away a medium-sized painting to someone within our community. Not only that, but we will also be doing our annual large-sized painting raffle for our PAX trip. (details on how to win each are below) If you have any ideas on how to celebrate along with our ideas/memories of her journey, please don’t hesitate to leave them in the comments below or email us about it. Once again, we like to thank every one of you and hope to continue this journey well into the future.

So again you can win paintings by doing one or both of the following:

1: Win a medium-sized painting by subscribing to Ariablarg.tv this month
2: Every $5 to our PAX East fund grants you a raffle ticket to win a large-sized painting

 

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Jan 08

KitsuneKyon

Get Ready to Catch em All For the Sixth Time!

Hello fellow BlargNauts, KitsuneKyon here. On Tuesday morning, Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata held the company’s standard Direct conference, which is a known platform for its official statements. Entitled Pokemon Direct conference, Iwata officially revealed to the world the existence of the sixth generation of Satoshi Taijri’s Pokemon!

However, that wasn’t the only big reveal that Iwata had to offer. For the first time in the history of this franchise, Pokemon will engrave its legendary name into the very exclusive club of games that were given a simultaneous world wide release! To achieve such a historic milestone, Iwata noted that it took the development team behind Pokemon seven long years of collaboration to make a simultaneous worldwide release a reality. The sixth generation, entitled Pokemon X and Y, will hit store shelves sometime around October for the Nintendo 3DS handheld.

As is accustomed to Pokemon’s reveals, Iwata showed off some of the notable improvements for the next title in the franchise. What we know at the moment is that X and Y will be done in a full 3D scale with CG cel shaded graphics, notably adding in details such as being able to swing from vines, and traverse the Paris inspired landscape with rollerblades. This conference also gave us the reveal of our three starter Pokemon, in addition to the two legendary Pokemon. The starters are named Chespin (grass), Fennekin (fire), and Froakie (water), and I am sure that more details will be released in the very near future. At the moment, we do not have the names for the legendary Pokemon, but screenshots of them can be found below (in addition to the starters).

 

 

 

 

 

The staff here is very excited for what new adventures await us in the sixth generation of Pokemon. Sound off in the comments below or in the forums on your thoughts and feelings of today’s reveal.

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