GamingUnion.net http://www.gamingunion.net/ GamingUnion.net is a comprehensive video games resource, covering news and reviews, while also producing exclusive features about the gaming industry. en-us Set Sail With New Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Screenshots And Videos http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11775/set-sail-with-new-atelier-shallie-alchemists-of-the-dusk-sea-screenshots-and-videos/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11775/set-sail-with-new-atelier-shallie-alchemists-of-the-dusk-sea-screenshots-and-videos/ Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:49:46 EST Koei Tecmo's American branch has announced new screenshots and videos for their upcoming PS3 RPG Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea, which releases later this month in North America.]]> Meet Etrian Mystery Dungeon's Hexer Class http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11774/meet-etrian-mystery-dungeons-hexer-class/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11774/meet-etrian-mystery-dungeons-hexer-class/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:28:05 EST Etrian Mystery Dungeon releases in a little over a month in North America and publisher Atlus USA has released some new information about another one of the game's playable classes: the Hexer.]]> March PlayStation Plus Lineup Revealed http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11773/march-playstation-plus-lineup-revealed/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11773/march-playstation-plus-lineup-revealed/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:01:14 EST After a long delay, Sony has finally announced the games that will be available for free for PlayStation Plus subscribers in March. These games are the same for North America and Europe.]]> Kingdom Hearts Union: Episode 76 http://www.gamingunion.net/podcasts/kingdom-hearts-union-episode-76--278.html http://www.gamingunion.net/podcasts/kingdom-hearts-union-episode-76--278.html Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 EST Episode 76 of Kingdom Hearts Union has arrived and Branden is joined by Churro and Sabrina as they bring about the return of Kingdom Hearts University. For this learning lesson, the crew take a look at the browser-based game called Kingdom Hearts Chi. So far this is only available in Japanese, but more and more guides are becoming available to help English users understand what's going on. The topic was recommended by William Helmrich via Patreon and it's perfect considering the connection the game is said to have with Kingdom Hearts 3.]]> Kingdom Hearts Union: Episode 76 http://www.gamingunion.net/podcasts/kingdom-hearts-union-episode-76--278.html http://www.gamingunion.net/podcasts/kingdom-hearts-union-episode-76--278.html Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 EST Episode 76 of Kingdom Hearts Union has arrived and Branden is joined by Churro and Sabrina as they bring about the return of Kingdom Hearts University. For this learning lesson, the crew take a look at the browser-based game called Kingdom Hearts Chi. So far this is only available in Japanese, but more and more guides are becoming available to help English users understand what's going on. The topic was recommended by William Helmrich via Patreon and it's perfect considering the connection the game is said to have with Kingdom Hearts 3.]]> Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster PS4 Release Date And Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11770/final-fantasy-xx-2-hd-remaster-ps4-release-date-and-pre-order-bonuses-revealed/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11770/final-fantasy-xx-2-hd-remaster-ps4-release-date-and-pre-order-bonuses-revealed/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:02:33 EST Square Enix has announced today the release date of the HD remastered versions of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2. The HD collection launches in North America on the 12th of May and in Europe on the 15th of May.]]> Chronicles of the Going Home Club Releases in North America http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11769/chronicles-of-the-going-home-club-releases-in-north-america/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11769/chronicles-of-the-going-home-club-releases-in-north-america/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 20:57:34 EST Today marks NIS America’s release of Chronicles of the Going Home Club in North America! A laugh out loud high school comedy featuring a colorful cast, packaged in NISA's signature premium box.]]> Future Assassin’s Creed Games To Focus More On Modern Day Sections http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11768/future-assassins-creed-games-to-focus-more-on-modern-day-sections/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11768/future-assassins-creed-games-to-focus-more-on-modern-day-sections/ Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:26:09 EST Future titles of the Assassin's Creed series will feature a greater focus on modern day sections, Ubisoft suggested during a Ubisoft community livestream. During the livestream, Assassin's Creed lead writer Darby McDevitt said that the modern timeline for Brotherhood’s town of Monteriggioni was his favourite, and that will inspire him to develop more modern day sections in future instalments.]]> Five New Games Added To PlayStation Now Lineup http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11767/five-new-games-added-to-playstation-now-lineup/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11767/five-new-games-added-to-playstation-now-lineup/ Mon, 2 Mar 2015 19:31:51 EST Just like Sony had promised earlier this year, each month new games are being to PlayStation Now's subscription service. With the start of a new month, Sony has revealed 5 new games that will be available to players in North America tomorrow, March 3.]]> Electronic Arts Details Battlefield Hardline Premium Program http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11766/electronic-arts-details-battlefield-hardline-premium-program/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11766/electronic-arts-details-battlefield-hardline-premium-program/ Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:51:41 EST Electronic Arts has detailed Battlefield Hardline's Premium Program, including its content and price. The Premium Program grants players access to four expansion packs, four extra features, exclusive in-game missions, double-XP events, 12 Gold Battlepacks, among other in-game items.]]> Frozenbyte Announces Trine 3: The Artifacts Of Power http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11765/frozenbyte-announces-trine-3-the-artifacts-of-power/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11765/frozenbyte-announces-trine-3-the-artifacts-of-power/ Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:41:28 EST Frozenbyte has announced today the next title in the Trine series, Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power. The publisher also released a few screenshots and the game's announcement trailer, which gives us a glimpse of Trine 3's colorful visuals and co-op gameplay.]]> New Grand Theft Auto V PC Screenshots http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11764/new-grand-theft-auto-v-pc-screenshots/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11764/new-grand-theft-auto-v-pc-screenshots/ Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:17:42 EST Rockstar Games has released 15 new screenshots of the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V, which will give players an idea of the improvements that will be featured in this release of the game. The publisher has announced earlier this week that the PC version was once again delayed.]]> Payday 2: Crimewave Edition Will Continue To Be Updated With New Content http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11763/payday-2-crimewave-edition-will-continue-to-be-updated-with-new-content/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11763/payday-2-crimewave-edition-will-continue-to-be-updated-with-new-content/ Sun, 1 Mar 2015 20:20:09 EST The recently announced Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will continue to be updated with free content and paid DLC, according to Almir Listo, the game's producer. Listo states that Overkill is looking to update the PS4 and Xbox One versions with new content just as it does on PC.]]> Criminal Girls: Invite Only Review http://www.gamingunion.net/reviews/criminal-girls-invite-only--1022.html http://www.gamingunion.net/reviews/criminal-girls-invite-only--1022.html Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:37:37 EST Most portable JRPGs coming out recently stick to a pretty specific mold, so when NIS America announced that the enhanced PlayStation Vita port of Criminal Girls, given the new subtitle “Invite Only”, would get a western release, it naturally turned some heads. With its mix of partially AI-controlled battles and its infamous “punishment” scenes, does it end up being a good game? That depends on the person playing it.]]> XSEED Announces Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven, Coming This Spring http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11761/xseed-announces-lord-of-magna-maiden-heaven-coming-this-spring/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11761/xseed-announces-lord-of-magna-maiden-heaven-coming-this-spring/ Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:48:54 EST XSEED Games has announced that they will be bringing over Marvelous's Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven to English audiences later this Spring, after rumors of the localization surfaced following a teaser image for some of their 2015 releases.]]> Payday 2: Crimewave Edition Announced For PS4 And Xbox One http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11760/payday-2-crimewave-edition-announced-for-ps4-and-xbox-one/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11760/payday-2-crimewave-edition-announced-for-ps4-and-xbox-one/ Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:20:07 EST Payday 2 will be released on PS4 and Xbox One in June, 505 Games and Overkill have announced. Dubbed Payday 2: Crimewave Edition, this re-release of the cooperative heist game will deliver a more detailed and complete experience than ever seen before on consoles.]]> Microsoft Announces Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11759/microsoft-announces-forza-horizon-2-presents-fast-and-furious/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11759/microsoft-announces-forza-horizon-2-presents-fast-and-furious/ Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:19:31 EST Forza Horizon 2 is getting a standalone expansion called Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, Microsoft has announced. This expansion will be based on the Fast & Furious movie franchise and its upcoming movie Furious 7.]]> Battlefield 4 Double XP Event Now Live http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11758/battlefield-4-double-xp-event-now-live/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11758/battlefield-4-double-xp-event-now-live/ Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:57:30 EST Visceral Games and Electronic Arts have announced that Battlefield Hardline has officially gone Gold. To celebrate, the publisher has decided to hold a double XP event in Battlefield 4.]]> Electronic Arts Details Battlefield Hardline's EA Access Trial http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11757/electronic-arts-details-battlefield-hardlines-ea-access-trial/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11757/electronic-arts-details-battlefield-hardlines-ea-access-trial/ Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:29:47 EST EA Access subscribers will be able to play 10 hours of Battlefield Hardline's trial before the game's launch, Electronic Arts announced. The trial will be available in all regions on the 12th of March.]]> Dragon Quest Heroes Launches In North America And Europe Later This Year http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11756/dragon-quest-heroes-launches-in-north-america-and-europe-later-this-year/ http://www.gamingunion.net/news/11756/dragon-quest-heroes-launches-in-north-america-and-europe-later-this-year/ Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:26:51 EST Dragon Quest Heroes is getting a release is both North America and Europe, Square Enix has announced. Unfortunately, the game will be released exclusively on PS4 in the west, unlike its release in Japan where players can choose between the PS4 and PS3 versions.]]>