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Team Fortress 2’s official short film is both charming and cryptic


I absolutely adore Valve’s Meet the Team series. Quirky, tongue-in-cheek, and full of Easter eggs, they add plenty of personality into Team Fortress 2’s character classes. It demonstrates the incredible potential for animated features from Valve’s animation team that I’d wish they just make a TF2 movie already! Kind of like a … Continue reading

E3 2014: Guilty Gear Xrd- SIGN hands-on preview


We got down and dirty with the PlayStation 4 version of Arc System Works’s newest 2.5D fighting game, Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-. The build we were able to play at E3 had all fourteen playable characters from the arcade version out in the Japan currently, even the boss character, Ramlethal Valentine, herself. When … Continue reading

E3 2014: PlatinumGames brings a new action exclusive to XBOX one


Hideki Kamiya took to the stage at Xbox’s press conference to unveil PlatinumGames new Xbox One exclusive title, Scalebound, to the world. The CG trailer features a lone swordsman that bear an odd resemblance to another demon slaying character that Kamiya has previously worked on except this time, complete with … Continue reading

E3 2014: Tom Clancy’s The Division gets a new MP trailer


During Microsoft’s Press conference today, Ubisoft showed off a five minute multiplayer trailer of The Division. It shows off a group of players capturing a base of operations from a rival faction. The trailer showcases the game’s augmented HUD and interacts with elements of the environment. It was announced with “Coming … Continue reading

Rise of Incarnates goes into Alpha testing tomorrow


Namco Bandai’s newly unveiled 2-on-2 fighting game, Rise of Incarnates, will start its first alpha test tomorrow. Players who signed on the official website have already begun receiving their codes. A new gameplay trailer was also released on YouTube yesterday detailing some of the game’s systems. As an avid player of the Gundam … Continue reading

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax available for pre-order in North America

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Anime fighting game fans rejoice! Japanese developer and publisher ATLUS has finally announced that Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will be making its way to the States this Fall. The new game will feature the exciting conclusion to the first Persona 4 Arena and will come with a plethora of new game … Continue reading

This stunning trailer for live action Akira is as good as it gets


The Akira Project, a passion project by director Nguyen-Anh Nguyen with a team from over 12 countries, launched their concept trailer of Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 legendary manga-turned-anime feature, Akira. The original Akira live action has been in somewhat of a development hell in Hollywood for over 10 years with nothing still set … Continue reading

Nintendo announces Pokemon Sapphire and Ruby


Every few years, Nintendo likes to update their Pokemon games. It started when they released remakes of the originals with Pokemon Leaf Green and Fire Red. Now they’ve announced the next line of remakes for Generation III titles, which they’ve collectively called Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire . Not much details have been released except for a … Continue reading

Get a taste of Shishio’s blade in this new Kenshin movie trailer


The official Rurouni Kenshin YouTube just dropped a brand new trailer for not one but two sequel films to 2012 hit, Rurouni Kenshin, with the new titles: Rurouni Kenshin Kyoto Inferno / The Legend Ends (「るろうに剣心 京都大火/伝説の最期」). Directed by returning director Keishi Otomo, the films will cover the Kyoto Arc of … Continue reading

Aksys Games airdashingly brings Arcana Heart 3 LOVE MAX!!! stateside


Aksys Games announced today that they will be bringing the latest all-girls fighter Arcana Heart 3 Love Max!!!!! to North America. The game brings a full rebalance of all the characters and an updated interface. They previously brought over the original Arcana Heart 3 back in 2011 as a digital-only … Continue reading

Kadokawa buys up Dark Souls developer FromSoftware


It was recently reported by Siliconera that Kadokawa, a Japanese publisher, has purchased FromSoftware, the developers of Dark Souls, Armored Core, and Tenchu series. The deal is set to be final on May 21st, and Kadokawa will acquire an 80% majority of FromSoftware’s stock from its previous owner, Trans Cosmos. They will … Continue reading

Rise Kujikawa makes her debut in upcoming Persona 4 Arena Ultimax sequel


There’s been some rumors floating around, but publisher ATLUS has finally revealed the new character for their upcoming console release of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will be none other than Inaba’s super idol, Rise Kujikawa! Christened as the “Total Pervert Idol”, Rise was added thanks to numerous fan requests, as mentioned by director … Continue reading