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Perfume announces 3rd World Tour that includes first US appearance


J-pop fans, this one is for you! Electropop band Perfume announced their third world tour with two of them being held in the United States for the first time! You may have heard some of their songs like “Monochrome Effect” in American Dad and most recently “Polyrhythm” n Cars 2. Produced by Capsule … Continue reading

E3 2014: ATLUS dips in a little bit of everything


ATLUS always has a large presence at E3, and we’re not talking booth size. The past few years, ATLUS has occupied the attendee badges featuring Catherine, Dragon’s Crown and this year, a beary familiar bear we all love, Teddie! We toured ATLUS USA’s booth to get a sneak peek of … Continue reading

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