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Following their recent bankruptcy, some papers filed to the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday has revealed some interesting insight. Famous North American anime distributor 4Kids is planning on selling all of their Yu-Gi-Oh! related assets to KidsCo Media More >
Continuing our reviews on the new Mythbusters season, I present you with episode 172, “Newton’s Crane Cradle”
With the new season starting only last week, the Mythbusters have decided to take one of their biggest build yet. They have decided to build a super-sized Newton’s cradle out of wrecking More >
Earlier today, Bethesda has announced a collector’s edition for their highly anticipated Elder Scroll V: Skyrim. the Collector’s Edition will cost $149.99. It will be made available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC Here is what the game will come with:
- Alduin Statue: Created in conjunction More >
Kotaku has recently released some GameStop internal memo about the new “K” model of the PS3 coming to store shelves. According to the memo, the new model will support only HDMI cables for all high-definition display, and that component cables will no longer work. Luckily, this is only partially More >
Puella Magi Madoka Magika, one of the more popular titles of the past year, is coming state side. Aniplex of America has announced last Friday at Anime Expo that they will be bringing Puella Magi Madoka Magika and Blue Exorcist to the US on home video. Details about the release of Puella magi More >
Unlike last year, Aksys Games did not have many titles to reveal to us, fans, but that does not mean the games made us any less excited.
As their first announcement, Aksys Games confirmed that they will be bringing the Japanese only title Fate/Extra to America. At the Aksys Panel on the second day More >
Otomedius Excellent, the game where Konami decided to combine the two loves of an otaku, side scrolling shoot ‘em up games and anime girls in sexy outfits.
For the first time, we are getting a special edition that is worth being excited over. This special edition will come with the standard art More >
A lot of people, myself included, grew up playing, or at least watching others play Pokemon games. To us, Pokemon are the pets that our parents never allowed us to have, and the adventure we were not allowed to go on. Now more than ever, Pokemon has evolved into a highly competitive, and strategic More >
Following the tradition of making collector’s edition for hardcore fans, EA games has announced the content for the collector’s edition of the highly anticipated Mass Effect 3, and it is truly out of this world.
The collector’s edition will retail for $79.99, and it will contain all of the More >
The E3 Trailer for Prototype 2 has just been released, and the game looks more bad ass than ever. Now with more blood, more mayhem, new abilities, and renewed graphics, Prototype 2 looks to be better than the original.
IGN has also released an exclusive interview with the developer talking about More >
A few days ago, Kotaku broke the story about the page source code on Sony’s website about a product named “PS Vita”, article here. Now, we are all waiting for the Sony press conference that is going to happen today, June 6th at 5pm and wait for their formal announcement of the name change from NGP More >
After almost 30 years, Tetris has become one of the most well known video games of all time. Many versions of Tetris have existed down the long line of Nintendo handhelds. This October, we get to add another one as the 3DS will be getting its own Tetris release.
The Tetris Company has confirmed More >
After being taunted by Square Enix with a Japanese PSN release, and an announcement for the European release, an ESRB rating has revealed Square Enix’s intention of bringing this game to North America.
While it never made it to America in it’s original SNES format, this game was released as part More >
A few days ago, Kotaku reported that a French writer from the French site, Le Mag Jeux Video, had received a plastic ocarina and a wooden (maybe wood-patterned) pen as their press kit for the up coming The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D.
The french version looks like this:
Earlier today, the More >
Since its initial launch earlier this year, Ubisoft’s motion picture department is not wasting any time in getting some of their biggest franchises onto the silver screen. 3D feature movies for Assassin’s Creed, Splinter Cell, and Ghost Recon are all currently in the works.
Ubisoft has been trying More >
Your Wii Virtual Console will get a blast from the past this week with the release of the 1995 classic Chrono Trigger.
Being one of the best RPG’s of all time, Chrono Trigger will sure bring back a lot of old memories for you guys. It’s not that Square Enix doesn’t release good games anymore, but More >
When the 3DS launched, the online store was not ready for business quite yet. With the original intention of releasing the internet browser along with the launch of the online store, Nintendo has just announced that they will be pushing back the launch of the online store to June 7th for Japan and More >
The fourth and final Assassin’s Creed game featuring Ezio, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, is due out later this year. Since this is the last game in the Ezio trilogy, it is only fitting to have the game about Ezio’s final days in the world. Yes, that means you will play as the old Ezio.
As More >
The North American anime company Funimation has confirmed to be releasing an English dub version of the widely popular movie Trigun: Badlands Rumble. The cast list is as follows:
- Johnny Yong Bosch as Vash The Stampede
- Luci Christian as Meryl Stryfe
- Trina Nishimura as Milly Thompson
- Brad Hawkins More >
Last year, Square Enix decided to release a Japanese RPG game to the Apple app store. Released on the iOS devices, Chaos Rings is a turn-based dungeon crawler that was priced at a whopping 13 dollars last year. The original game features four teams of two character in grand arena battle.
The latest More >
At recent conference, Sony announced that they will be putting out two tablet devices this coming Fall. Sony has today unveiled its two tablet devices that will be capable of (officially) playing PlayStation games, currently known as the S1 and S2 internally.
The S1 tablet, which is powered by More >
According to a recent issue of the Dengeki Nintendo DS magazine, they will be making an announcement next month about a new Pokemon game. A Japanese Pokemon blog has broken the news earlier this week, click here for the blog page.
The next issue of Dengeki Nintendo DS magazine won’t be released More >
As you can see from the picture, this memo has instructed all stores to remove display boxes as soon as More >
Aniplex has confirmed on Monday, April 11th, that the Persona 4 will be getting a official anime adaptation.
The game, originally released in 2008 for the Playstation 2, has been widely popular among JRPG fans. It’s predecessor, Persona 3, has inspired the creation of Persona -trinity soul- which More >
Yoshiki, leader of the Japanese rock band X Japan, has recently announced that he will be holding a series of celebrity auctions on Yahoo! Japan. All proceedings of this auction will be going to the Japanese Red Cross for the relief of victims of the recent earthquake disaster in Japan. How does More >