Mecha Strategy JRPG Relayer for PS5 & PS4 Will Be Presented at Tokyo Game Show

Today Kadokawa Game announced that its upcoming mecha strategy JRPG Relayer will appear at Tokyo Game Show.

A build of the game will be playable for media and influencers at the behind-closed-doors offline portion of the event, while the game will be publicly presented at the Happinet showcase.

The showcase will be hosted on October 1 at 5:00 pm Japan time. You can find it embedded below alongside a poster of the event.

The press release includes a message from director (and Kadokawa Games president) Yoshimi Yasuda who mentions that the team has been working on improving the game’s design and mechanics, and it’s in the process of finalizing the release date and that for the start of pre-orders.

More information about the broadcast will be announced at a later date.

Relayer will be released simultaneously worldwide for PS4 and PS5 in 2021. A few weeks ago, we published an extensive interview … Read the rest

(Videos) AC Milan score quickfire double in two minutes to stun Liverpool in first-half Anfield comeback

AC Milan looked set to go into half-time at least a goal down having come up against an aggressive Liverpool side at Anfield in the opening 45 minutes.

Despite being outplayed for large portions of the first-half, however, Stefano Pioli’s men rallied late before the whistle to fire in two goals in the space of a couple of minutes to lead at L4.

The goals came courtesy of Ante Rebic and Brahim Diaz, with the pair stunning Jurgen Klopp’s Reds to hand the visiting Serie A giants the lead going into the second-half.

You can catch the clips below, courtesy of beINSports and BT Sport:

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“When they copy us, we think it’s something new” – Brazilian manager criticizes Pep Guardiola’s tatics

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has numerous fans in the sport of football due to his playing style. However, one manager in Brazil isn’t entirely impressed with the Spaniard’s ‘tiki-taka’ considering that manager coaches have been doing that in the South American country. 

In an interview with the program Resenha de Primeira (via ESPN Brazil) on YouTube, former Brazilian manager Celso Roth spoke about the Manchester City manager’s style of play and stated that Brazilian coaches have already done the ‘tiki-taka’ in the past, even before Guardiola.

“Guardiola started with a way of playing for Barcelona, ??the “tik-tok,” “tok-tik” (sic), which was originally Brazilian. Everyone thought it was new. We copy others, but when they copy us, We think it’s something new. With all due respect to Guardiola, he left Barcelona, ??went to Germany, and had a problem. He arrived at Manchester (City), had a problem,” Roth said.

Shin Megami Tensei V for Nintendo Switch Gets New Trailer Showing Clotho in Action

Atlus has released another promotional video showing off the gameplay of one of the over 200+ demons that will be featured in its upcoming JRPG Shin Megami Tensei V.

The demon showcased today is Clotho, another demon that has been part of the franchise for quite a while.

You can watch the trailer below.

You can also enjoy the rest of the long-running series of trailers dedicated to demons including Jack Frost, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Amanozako, Angel, Daimon, Mermaid, Mandrake, Arioch, Kumbhanda, Feng Huang, Inugami, Turdak, Fafnir, Mothman, Lilim, Futsunushi, Sraosha, Genbu, Uriel, Orobas, Girimehkala, Horus, Rangda, Arahabaki, Moloch, Preta, Ongyo-Ki, Throne, Silky, Kurama Tengu, Fuu-Ki, Slime, Onmoraki, Cu Chulainn, Scathach, Queen Mab, Kin-Ki, Succubus, Garuda, Archangel, Thor, Erthys, Narcissus, Legion, Hayatarou, Manananggal, Demeter, Anahita, Chironnupu, Shiisaa, Eligor, Basilisk, Pixie, Melchizedek, Cait Sith, Alilat, Lachesis, Power, Asura, Yamata No Orochi, Neko Shogun, Hariti, Hanuman, Naga, Byakko, Orthus, Vishnu, Gabriel, Berith, … Read the rest

Harvey Elliott may play again this season as Liverpool issue positive update

Harvey Elliott may play again this season, after a successful surgery was carried out on the Liverpool starlet’s ankle.

As confirmed by the club in an official statement on their website, the procedure was carried out on the teenager in London on Tuesday.

MORE: Jurgen Klopp believes Mo Salah can emulate Leo Messi: “He has all the things you need” 

Liverpool are reluctant to put a timeline on Elliott’s recovery, as was the case with Virgil van Dijk and co. last season, for obvious reasons.

This news comes as a massive boost to Jürgen Klopp and the rest of the team as the 18-year-old was beginning to cement his place in the Reds’ regular starting XI.

As per the above statement via Liverpool’s official website, Elliott suffered a fracture dislocation of the left joint.

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Former Colombian national team player explains why Everton ace didn’t move to Italy

This summer was terrible for Everton midfielder James Rodríguez considering that the Colombia national team left him off their Copa America squad and didn’t depart from the English club. 

Rodríguez had hoped to depart the Premier League side, but no move occurred. Former Colombian national team player Faustino Asprilla stated to ESPN Colombia (via AS) the reason that no Italian club wanted the 30-year-old.

“This person who has many contacts told me that James was offered in all the teams in Italy, in all, but that the real reason … Read the rest

Melty Blood: Type Lumina Gets New Gameplay Trailer Showing Arcueid Brunestud Vs. Akiha Tohno

Type-moon released a brand new trailer of its upcoming fighting game Melty Blood: Type Lumina, which will soon launch both in Japan and in the west.

The trailer focuses on showing a match between Arcueid Brunestud and Akiha Tohno. This time around, unlike the previous trailer, Arcueid is the one winning this catfight.

You can check it out below.

Here’s how Type-Moon describes Akiha:

“After the death of her father, she inherits the role of leader of the Tohno family, a distinguished house in Souya.
One year younger than her brother Shiki, she arranged for his return from the Arima family.
Her flawless etiquette and bearing perfectly epitomize the daughter of a noble house.
She is strict even on herself, rejecting such things as modern-day amusements and frivolity.
Because of her prideful and strong-willed nature, many find her difficult to approach.
Sensing a mysterious presence in her town, and determined

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GUEST: The shaky – and getting shakier – case for FSG at Liverpool

By Max Gallagher (@maxgallwrites)

The following is a guest article by the aforementioned author – linked above – and is not necessarily a representative of opinions held by anyone at Empire of the Kop…

Recently, I posted a tweet expressing my support for Fenway Sports Group. They are by no means perfect, but I feel they’ve been getting a bit of a hard time lately. The tweet did not go down well. In fairness, I probably deserved more stick. FSG are testing the patience of most Liverpool fans at the moment. And, as we all know, Twitter is the kind of place where if you express your preference for marmite, somewhere a militia will form and threaten to come to your house to cut out your tongue and staple it to your forehead. Nevertheless, I am going to attempt to put an argument together here that John Henry Read the rest

Everton ace named to Colombia national team all-time dream starting eleven

The International Federation of Football History and Statistics published the ideal eleven of several world national teams. One of the countries that the media outlet decided to put together the ideal starting eleven was the Colombia National Team. 

Of course, these stories usually generate controversies and debates, but not so much for this South American country since most of the included players were the best in their position.

This ideal starting eleven for Colombia is a mix of players from different eras, but the majority come from the country’s golden generation, which was the … Read the rest

Shin Megami Tensei V for Nintendo Switch Gets New Trailer Showing Loa in Action

Atlus has released another trailer showing off the gameplay of one of the over 200+ demons that will be featured in its upcoming JRPG Shin Megami Tensei V.

The demon showcased today is Loa, a demon that has deep roots in the history of the franchise.

You can watch the trailer below. Incidentally, this is number 90, and we aren’t even halfway through. This may be the reason why Atlus may have decided to accelerate things and started publishing two trailers a day. I’m fairly sure this doesn’t have many precedents in the history of games.

You can also enjoy the rest of the long-running series of trailers dedicated to demons including Jack Frost, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Amanozako, Angel, Daimon, Mermaid, Mandrake, Arioch, Kumbhanda, Feng Huang, Inugami, Turdak, Fafnir, Mothman, Lilim, Futsunushi, Sraosha, Genbu, Uriel, Orobas, Girimehkala, Horus, Rangda, Arahabaki, Moloch, Preta, Ongyo-Ki, Throne, Silky, Kurama Tengu, Fuu-Ki, Slime, Onmoraki, … Read the rest