About Chris Del Castillo

Growing up Chris watched a lot of the original Saturday morning cartoons and developed a love for arts and animation. Growing up he tried his hand at animation and eventually script writing, but even more his love of video games, anime and technology grew.

Kotobukiya reveals Street Fighter’s Juri bishoujo statue

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Last time we saw the Juri Bishoujo statue from Kotobukiya, it was displayed unpainted at San Diego Comic-Con. Today Kotobukiya shows off the fully-painted statue, and I just have to say, “Wow!” Shunya Yamashita does a great job making Juri look dangerous and sexy at the same time. The statue … Continue reading

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelist Alliance – Pendulum Monsters, SatellarKnights, and Shaddolls


Two weeks ago Konami released the newest Yu-Gi-Oh! set Duelist Alliance. This heavily changed the game in a matter of time and includes new monsters, deck types and more Pendulum monsters. You’ll engage the newest method of summoning Pendulum, which allows you to special summon monsters from your hands (you’ll need the … Continue reading

Outcast Odyssey interview with artists Chuck Pires and Warren Louw


Later this year, Bandai Namco Games will be releasing Outcast Odyssey, a brand new free-to-play mobile card game for Android and iOS devices. Developed by Magic Pixel Games, players build powerful decks and evolve their cards to create the ultimate deck while exploring the world and creating powerful strategies, which will be helpful … Continue reading

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX trailer shows off new features


Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX makes its way to North America on December 2nd and Europe December 5th. Square Enix has released a new trailer which shows off all the new features including the HD update that all three Kingdom Hearts games will feature. Featuring tons of new bosses for … Continue reading

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2 Sisters Generation coming early 2015


Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 just released in North America and Europe earlier this week, and Idea Factory International has already announced that Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2 Sisters Generation will be arriving to PlayStation Vita in early 2015. The game shifts attention from the CPU Goddesses to the CPU Candidates who must save the captured … Continue reading

MegaMan X4 and MegaMan X5 to arrive on the PlayStation Network next month


Capcom will be adding MegaMan X4 and MegaMan X5 to the list of PlayStation One classics next month. MegaMan X4 will arrive on September 2nd and will include anime cutscenes, voice acting and the infamous Zero “What am I fighting for!!” scene. It’ll be followed by MegaMan X5 a week later … Continue reading

PlayStation All-Stars, Velocity and TxK are free for PS Plus members in September


Sony announced today the free games that are going to be available for next month’s PlayStation Plus subscribers via a new trailer. PlayStation 4 owners will be get the arcade style shooter Velocity and Sportsfriends, while PlayStation 3 owners will get Hoard and PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royal. Last but not least … Continue reading

Natural Doctorine preview – Prepare to die a lot


In late September NIS America’s Natural Doctrine will be arriving for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The game will have a large single player campaign that will be like a combination of Fire Emblem and Valkyria Chronicles with a bit of chess. In Japan the game was pretty difficult … Continue reading

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham releasing November 11th

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced that LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham on November 11, 2014. The Caped Crusader will be teaming up with super heroes of the DC Comics universe to stop Brainiac from destroying Earth and shrinking the rest of the universe. To do that, the gang will travel to different worlds and collect … Continue reading

Own your very own ‘Merc with a Mouth’ ArtFX+ statue from Kotobukiya


At San Diego Comic-Con Kotobukiya had the Marvel Now Deadpool ARTFX+ statue on display. Kotobukiya has announced that the “Merc with a Mouth” will be arriving in March 2015 with a price tag of $59.99. It’s probably better that Deadpool will be released as a statue, because if he was the … Continue reading

Power Morphicon 2014 – The perfect place for the Ranger in you


Power Rangers fans from all over the world gathered at the Pasadena Convention Center in California to attend the fourth Power Morphicon. The three-day event was filled with cosplaying, special guests from the different Power Ranger and Super Sentai series, Power Rangers card game, autograph sessions and panels. The main attraction of Power Morphicon … Continue reading

Power Morphicon 2014 teams up with Make-A-Wish Foundation


Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Saban Brands 2014’s Power Morphicon gathered Power Ranger fans from all over the world at the Pasadena Convention Center from Friday August 23rd until Sunday August 24th. For three days fans had the chance to meet their favorite Power Rangers actors from every series … Continue reading

Sekai Project to release Clannad: Full Voice Edition for Steam


During Japan Expo, Sekai Project announced it would be bringing visual novel Clannad: Full Voice Edition over to the North America via Steam. Developed by Key, Clannad is a very touching story that has also seen releases as an anime series in 2007, and a follow up series Clannad after story in 2008. … Continue reading

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment (PS Vita review)


It’s definitely nice to see more video games based off of anime series being localized in the West, especially for popular anime series like Sword Art Online. Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment is designed for fans who know the story as well as the characters and continues off where the first arc should have … Continue reading

Watch gameplay of Adachi, Marie and Margaret in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax


At Wednesday Night Fights had Atlus showcasing the current build for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The community got a first-hand chance to play at the soft opening at Super Arcade in Walnut, California. Atlus had an extra surprise as it premiered the first ever playable trailers for Adachi and Marie, letting players see just … Continue reading

Azure Striker Gunvolt will include free 8-bit title The Mighty Gunvolt


Azure Striker Gunvolt has gotten a little more interesting. Inti Creates announced that everyone who buys the game during the first three months when it launces on the Nintendo eShop will be getting the 8-bit title Mighty Gunvolt for free. Beck from Mighty No. 9, Gunvolt from Azure Striker Gunvolt, and Ekoro from Gal Gun will all be … Continue reading

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 (PS Vita review)


This isn’t the same Hyperdimension Neptunia you played three years ago on the PlayStation 3. Idea Factory has gone and given the original Neptunia game a whole new look and story while incorporating game mechanics from Hyperdimension Neptunia mk 2 and Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory. New and returning players to Gamindustri will be able to … Continue reading

Mega Audino joins the Mega Evolution team in Pokémon


A few days ago a leaked image showed off what the Mega Evolution forms of what Audino and Slowbro looked like in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. Today Nintendo released a new trailer that introduces Audino’s Mega evolution into Mega Audino. Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire are set to release … Continue reading

Azure Striker Gunvolt arrives on the 3DS eShop on August 29


Inti Creates announced that Azure Striker Gunvolt will be available in North America on August 29th on the Nintendo eShop for $14.99, the week after the game releases in Japan.  Directed by Keiji Inafune, Mega Man fans will enjoy a new side-scrolling action title developed by the same team that worked … Continue reading