• Opinion: What Happened to Console Demos?

    … Two of the things on my “Things I miss from being a child” list, are toys in cereal, and console game demos. I recently downloaded the demo for Forza Horizon 2 and thoroughly enjoyed it, but it made me think… What happened to game demos? Previous to FH2, I don’t remember the last demo I downloaded onto a console. There was a stage on the Xbox…

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  • Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires demo out next week in Japan

    …PlayStation 4 and PS3 on October 8, Xbox One later. The Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires “Edit Mode” demo will launch for PlayStation 4 and PS3 in Japan next Thursday, October 8, Koei Tecmo announced. An Xbox One demo is also planned, but Koei Tecmo asks that you wait a little longer for the release date. It looks like the demo will also have some sort of save data inheriting, as well. Koei Tecmo says that information is being prepared.…

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  • How to get the Disgaea 5 TGS 2014 demo

    … It'll cost you a small 514 yen, though. The latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation includes a download code for the Tokyo Game Show demo of Disgaea 5. And it’s pretty easy to get, as long as you have about $5 and a Paypal account. Over at Bookwalker, you can purchase the digital edition of this week’s Dengeki PlayStation. To do that, you’ll need…

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  • Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires “Edit” demo due out in Japan next month

    … Koei Tecmo hoping to get it out during the first week. An “Edit” demo for Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires will hit PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PlayStation 3 in Japan next month, Koei Tecmo announced at the Tokyo Game Show. Koei Tecmo hopes to get the demo out during the first week of the month. Given its title, we assume it will let players try out the game’s various editing features The full game is due out in Japan on November 20. Thanks, Re: Zaregoto. …

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  • NIS launches Disgaea 5 demo Twitter campaign

    …Nippon Ichi Software giving away 20 demo download codes. Nippon Ichi Software is giving away product codes to download the Disgaea 5 Tokyo Game Show demo through a new Twitter campaign launched today. To participate, simply follow @nis_prinny on Twitter and retweet this tweet. The demo will be given to 20 random users. The campaign ends September 15. If you don’t win the demo through Twitter, the next issue of Dengeki PlayStation will also include a download code for the trial.…

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  • Super Smash Bros. demo hits Japanese 3DS eShop

    …Super Smash Bros. demo hits Japanese 3DS eShop Mario, Link, Pikachu, Villager, and Mega Man playable. A demo for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is now available on the Japanese Nintendo eShop. Mario, Link, Pikachu, Villager, and Mega Man are playable in the 1016-block demo. It supports both single-player and multiplayer brawls. View screenshots…

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  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call demo launched

    With a story spanning thousands of years, FINAL FANTASY XIII became the first game in the series to unfold its saga as a trilogy. The story’s heroine, Lightning, transforms from a soldier cursed by fate into a warrior chosen by the goddess and finally the savior of the world itself in three distinct chapters.

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