Final Fantasy XV DLC will launch in March, with The Dawn of the Future novel following it in April

The newest Final Fantasy XV DLC Episode Ardyn will come out on March, 26.

In addition to that, Square Enix has released a short animated prologue to the DLC set before the beginning of FF XV. It is called Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn Prologue. This animation will provide some explanation about why Ardyn was so hell-bent on revenge in the game.

What’s even better, Square Enix has announced that The Dawn of the Future novel will come out on April, 25 in Japan. Many Final Fantasy fans were heartbroken when the company decided to cancel The Dawn of the Future DLC. In fact, they even petitioned for the company to not do that. As such, Square Enix decided to do that in their own way – hence, this novel.

Of course, fans will need to wait for the translation, but it sure beats the full cancellation of it. So, hold on your seats and wait for more Final Fantasy goodness.

Tune in for more of gaming news here on SSG!

You can watch Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn Prologue here:


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New Tabletop Tokens will make creating of your DnD maps that much easier

Tabletop Tokens by Geek Tank are moving in to help DMs with their encounter building.

DM’s little helpers

As any DM will tell you, to create maps and environment for encounters, battles and important locations is one of the most tedious and hard parts of preparing your adventure. Especially if you are creating details that would be important for the story without being overt about it. Adding to that small environmental pieces for better immersion, and that task can take hours, if not days.

Of course, in modern days there are digital maps and programs that greatly help with world building. Rendered presets, stock models and digital art – all is within your grasp. But sometimes you just want to have a good old pen & paper session, with drawn maps, handmade environments and marshmallows as monsters. Understanding that need, Geek Tank have created Tabletop Tokens, which are basically pre-made models of various things. Those models are made out of spill-proofed plastic and are optimized for a 1×1 grid paper.

A new challenger appears

All of that became possible after Geek Tank have led a successful Kickstarter campaign to finance their line of new tabletop miniatures.  Nowadays, Tabletop Tokens are available for sale on Geek Tank website.

So far, Geek Tank have 3 sets on sale: Camping set with all the objects that you’ll need for modeling a camp, Castle Furniture set that contains tables, barrels, carpets among the other indoor furniture and Castle Siege set filled with models of cannons, ballistae and siege ladders. All in all, those packs seem like a good alternative to the other miniatures used for same purpose.

As a person interested in DMing himself, I can only welcome more available miniatures to choose from, especially if they are going to make my life easier and my player’s experience more enjoyable.

Stay tuned for more tabletop news on Silver Soul!

The Octoling Boy, Girl, & Octopus Splatoon 2 amiibo Receive Release Dates!

The Nintendo of America Twitter account confirmed release dates for the Octoling Boy, Octoling Girl, and Octoling Octopus amiibo. These were initially revealed at the Splatoon 2 World Championships held at E3 2018–according to NintendoEverything.com.

Nintendo’s American Twitter account confirms the amiibo triple pack will release on December 7th, 2018 for North American consumers.

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Photo courtesy of BestBuy.com

This amiibo 3-pack hasn’t received an official price mention from Nintendo yet, but Best Buy’s webpage for the product says that it will cost $34.99 USD. Keep in mind that the price may change or stay the same as soon as Nintendo confirms it online or elsewhere.

Despite releasing on December 7th in North America; it seems these amiibo are coming out sooner in other countries. According to NintendoEverything.com, this Octoling bundle is set to release on November 9th, 2018 for Europe and Japan. This is quite odd considering how Nintendo’s been generous with its other worldwide releases for games and merchandise.

Not much was shared about what these amiibo will do to enhance your experience with Splatoon 2, but we’ll update you with another article when Nintendo shares more information on these amiibo.

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Ridley, Inkling, & Wolf Amiibo Will Release On December 7th, 2018!

Remember those Ridley and Inkling amiibo that were revealed at Nintendo’s E3 2018 Treehouse event? Those two amiibo alongside Fox McCloud’s rival, Wolf, will be coming to a retailer near you on December 7th, 2018 for $15.99 USD–according to the Nintendo Versus Twitter account.

To get some images of the new amiibo, click here.

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Photo courtesy of Nintendo

The Nintendo Versus Twitter account also shared information concerning the classic amiibo line for the characters who appeared in the latest Super Smash Bros. titles–Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS. Here’s what the Twitter account said,

“Looking for an original Super Smash Bros. amiibo? Many of these will also be re-released starting later this year and will be $12.99”.

With this old and new amiibo announcement coming so soon–it’s possible to expect release date details for the other returning veterans like Snake, Young Link, Pokemon Trainer, etc. to come soon. Not to mention the amiibo for the other newcomers Masahiro Sakurai and his team have yet to reveal.

We’ll keep you updated when the other returning veterans and Smash Bros. Ultimate newcomers receive amiibo news.

What do you think about this news? What amiibo are you pre-ordering or buying? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter, and follow us for more news on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and everything gaming too!

Off The Hook Splatoon 2 Amiibo Release Date and Features Revealed!

Nintendo of America’s Twitter account just revealed when consumers can get their hands on the new Pearl and Marina amiibo for Splatoon 2. The amiibo dual pack is set to release at participating online and offline retailers on July 13th for the price of $24.99 USD.

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Photo courtesy of the Nintendo of America Twitter account

The Nintendo of America Twitter account also shared a few words and screenshots about what consumers can expect when they use these amiibo in Splatoon 2. This is what the Twitter account said,

“With each amiibo you can unlock a unique Octo Expansion themed outfit, and a new visual theme/sound effects for the Squid Beatz minigame!”

Update: According to the Splatoon 2 Japanese Twitter account, you can also take pictures with either Marina or Pearl. According to GameXplain’s recent video, if you use the amiibo during Splatfests–you can take pictures with either Off the Hook member on stage–as shown in the photo above. Check out the other screenshots provided by the Twitter account by clicking here.

The amiibo were initially revealed on February 11th, 2018. Nintendo teased the new amiibo in a brief trailer they uploaded to YouTube. To watch the official unveiling of the amiibo–where Nintendo revealed the price and promised for more information down the line, click here.

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Photo courtesy of the Nintendo of America Twitter account

Based on the information available on Nintendo.com’s amiibo section for Pearl and Marina–you can pick these two up in what they call the “Splatoon series 2-pack set” at these local retailers: Best Buy, Amazon, Walmart, and GameStop.

That’s all the information Nintendo had to share concerning the new amiibo. Based on the information we received today–Nintendo is making sure your purchase is worth something grand. These amiibo carry very interesting weight and the unlockables seem too good to pass up on. We’ll keep you posted if Nintendo has anything else to share about these amiibo.

What do you think about this news? Will you be shopping online or offline for this amiibo dual pack? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter, and follow us for more amiibo news, and everything gaming too!

A Nintendo 2DS Electric Blue System with New Super Mario Bros. 2 Coming Soon!

Nintendo’s American Twitter account just announced that a Nintendo 2DS Electric Blue System with a pre-installed version of New Super Mario Bros. 2 will release this summer. They’re currently pricing the product at $79.99 USD.

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Photo courtesy of Nintendo.com

Not much is known about the product’s release date or shopping location, but according to their website and other products on sale–like the Nintendo 2DS system that comes pre-installed with Mario Kart 7; it seems you’ll be able to purchase the item at your local retailers like Target, Walmart, etc.

We’ll be sure to update this article with more information about the product’s release date and shopping locations when Nintendo releases it to the public.

What do you think about this news? Will you be picking up this Nintendo 2DS Electric Blue System? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter, and follow us for more Nintendo news, and everything gaming too!

Returning Super Smash Bros. Veterans Will Receive Amiibo Says Nintendo Japan!

Although we received confirmation during Nintendo Treehouse Live 2018 that the newcomers for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Inkling, Ridley, and Daisy will receive amiibo; many have wondered about the returning veterans like Pichu and Snake. Well, it looks like they’ll be receiving amiibo too–according to Nintendo Japan.

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Photo courtesy of SmashBros.com

According to NintendoSoup.com“Nintendo confirmed through the official Japanese website there are plans to make amiibo for veteran fighters such as Pichu, Ice Climbers, and everyone else which Nintendo didn’t make an amiibo for, and told fans to “stay tuned”.

With that confirmation, fans of these veterans can now be at ease. Pricing or designs for these amiibo haven’t been shown to the public yet, but when they do, you’ll bet we’ll update you all on the latest news with regards to this game’s merchandise. With that said, NintendoSoup.com kindly listed what characters do not have amiibo yet.

According to their list, the characters are Pichu, Ice Climbers, Snake, Wolf, Young Link, and Pokemon Trainer (Charizard, Squirtle, Ivysaur). That last one is probably a combination of the trainer and the three pokemon. Not to confuse you with the existing Charizard amiibo–which may not work in the iteration possibly.

We’ll update you when images and prices for these characters’ amiibo are shared online.

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