Konami Making a New & Exciting Baseball Video Game with the World Baseball and Softball Confederation

Konami is developing a baseball video game with unlimited potential in partnership with the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) alongside an international esports competition.

Nothing much has been revealed yet, except with the development of this video game, the goal is to allow baseball to continue to grow globally and to address an audience that has not yet been reached.

This game will allow the global baseball community, National Federation, and gamers worldwide to participate in a potential newly/jointly created WBSC esport international baseball competition.

The game will lean heavily into this competitive side making it a “global esports initiative”.

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Wii U and 3DS eShop now Approach Endgame as Nintendo Confirms Closure Date

Nintendo 3DS & Wii U eShop are being discontinued permanently as of March 2023.

In the west, it will close on March 27, 2023, and in Japan on March 28, 2023.

Users will no longer be able to make new purchases after the service shuts down & Gamers will not be allowed to use a Nintendo eShop gift card to add funds to their account as of August 29. 

The good news is they can still redownload any previously purchased games, receive software updates & use online features for any games on both systems.

So that’s it then, folks!!

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Own an Alphonse Elric Helmet Replica From ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Now!!

Fans can now get a life-size 1:1 reproduction of Fullmetal Alchemist deuteragonist Alphonse Elric’s Helmet. It weighs a whopping 11 kilograms & comes with a hefty price tag of US$1,206.43.

It’s made in IRON FACTORY’s Castem factory, known for its “precision manufacturing technology” and 52 years of expertise.

The helmet features detachable eyes and a faithful long hair band coming out the top of the helmet. The first 50 customers will receive the product in a limited wooden package. It is a made-to-order product and will take approximately three months to ship.

You can buy it on IRON FACTORY’s website.

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“Drifting Home” a New Anime Coming Soon on Netflix

Coming this September on Netflix is “Drifting Home”, the third feature film by Studio Colorido nominated for The Best Animation at the 42nd Japan Academy Film Prize.

Drifting Home follows sixth-graders Kosuke and Natsume who grew up in the same apartment building as childhood friends. During summer break, while playing in the apartment building that is set to be demolished, they find themselves caught in a strange phenomenon. All they can see around them is a vast sea. Will Kosuke and the others make it back to their world?

Join this “Journey of Farewells in Summer” on Netflix on September 16th.

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Sony Acquires Esports Tournament Platform Repeat.gg and Welcome It into the PlayStation Family

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced the acquisition of one of the biggest esports tournament platforms in the world Repeat.gg as part of their ongoing PlayStation esports-focused expansion.

Repeat.gg helps users compete in free and paid entry tournaments for popular games like Fortnite, Call of Duty Warzone, League of Legends, PUBG, Dota 2 & much more. They have so far put on more than 100,000 tournaments, boasting over 2.3 million participants. PlayStation is very excited about adding this experience to its team.

Following the acquisition, Repeat maintained that its platform will continue to support PC, mobile and other consoles alongside PlayStation.

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Mod turns Battlefield 3 into An Unrecognizable Ruthlessly Demanding Realistic Military Shooter

After seven years of work from more than 80 contributors, the Battlefield 3 Reality Mod is here to provide complete gameplay and UI overhaul that creates a more tactical and meaningful experience for you in a realistic setup.

It draws inspiration from the successful BF2 “Project Reality” mod.

It adds plenty of impressive new mechanics and visual improvements to the game from dynamic weather to real-time day-night cycles, the team was careful to note that this is a starting point. Future releases will polish these mechanics while adding new game modes, custom maps, and other playable units.

Play RM now!!

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