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Here are the nominees for The Game Awards 2014

The Game Awards 2014 creator Geoff Keighley announced the nominees for the awards yesterday, and there's an eclectic mix of titles up for the top honor: Bayonetta 2, Dark Souls 2, Dragon Age:...

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Bravely Default outshines modern Final Fantasy titles by selling one million units

Nintendo 3DS role-playing game Bravely Default has sold one million copies worldwide, placing it ahead of most recent titles in Square Enix's long-lived Final Fantasy RPG series, Dengeki Online...

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Square Enix to renew focus on core gamers, 'heavy JRPGs' thanks to Bravely Default

Driven by the success of Silicon Studio's Nintendo 3DS role-playing game Bravely Default, Square Enix will move forward with an emphasis on creating content for core gamers and "heavy JRPG" fans,...

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Bravely Second will remain focused on narrative

Bravely Second, the sequel to Square Enix's Bravely Default, will expand on the game's world with story-driven gameplay, series producer Tomoya Asano recently told Siliconera. Although Bravely...

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What are your rainy day video games?

Welcome to Friends List! If this is your first episode, Friends List is a daily web series where we have one-on-one talks about a single question related to video games. The goal is to give both...

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Why should you play Bravely Default?

If this is your first episode, Friends List is a daily web series where we have one-on-one talks about a single question related to video games. The goal is to give both Polygon's many team members...

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Bravely Default review: headstrong

Bravely Default recalls RPGs from a simpler time. But, like a nostalgic memory, it only remembers the good parts. Silicon Studio and Square Enix's latest release for the 3DS plays like a...

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Watch Bravely Default's story unfold in new trailer

A new trailer for Square Enix's upcoming handheld role-playing game, Bravely Default, offers a brief look at the game's story. Bravely Default is set in the land of Luxendarc, after its four...

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Bravely Default's Western release tones down its skimpier costumes

The Western localization of Nintendo 3DS title Bravely Default: Flying Fairy includes less-revealing versions of costumes, among other edits made to tone-down the game's more mature content,...

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Bravely Second teaser trailer shows a painted world and a hero

A short teaser trailer for Nintendo 3DS JRPG Bravely Second introduces the world and one of the player characters. The first half of the trailer shows a drawing of a fantasy city with tall spires...