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.

Watch SpeedRunners play games and raise money for charity all this week

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Twice a year the Speed Running communities of SpeedRunsLive and Speed Demos Archive come together to raise money for a worthy charity. From June 22nd until June 28th, watch over 140 hours of non-stop gaming all for a good cause, Doctors without Borders. Spend all week with them on twitch.tv/speeddemosarchivesda, watch them play some of your favorite … Continue reading

Special Edition Transformers Dinobots invading San Diego Comic-Con

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Later this week fans will be able to enjoy(?) the new Transformers: Age of Extinction movie in theaters. At San Diego Comic-Con Hasbro will unleash an exclusive Transformers Dinobot set featuring their classic black-and-gold color scheme from the ’80s with Voyager scale Grimlock and Deluxe scale Snarl, Strafe, and Dinobot Slug. The complete set … Continue reading

S.H.Figuarts Armored Black Ranger announced as SDCC exclusive

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Bluefin Tamashii Nations has announced two big exclusives for this years San Diego Comic-Con, first up Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fans will be able to get the Armored Black Ranger S.H.Figuarts which was exclusive to the American Power Rangers TV show at the end of season 1. Wearing the ever famous Green Ranger … Continue reading

SDCC exclusive S.H. Figuarts Vegeta Original Animation Colors

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Dragonball Z fans attending San Diego Comic-Con can pick up the exclusive S.H. Figuarts Vegeta Original Animation Colors. An alternate color to the Vegeta S.H. Figuarts released last year, the Original Animation Colors features Vegeta painted as he first appeared in the series, with reddish-brown hair and a green and orange coloring for his Saiyan combat … Continue reading

Battle Princess of Arcadias – A kingdom ruled by a duck!

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If you love fantasy action games where you get to lead an army and fight gigantic monsters, then Battle Princess of Arcadias is a game to look into. The game focuses on Princess Plume, whose job is to defeat her enemies. She is the strongest member of the kingdom, and she serves … Continue reading

E3 2014: XSEED’s sexy games and Story of Seasons with Yoshifumi Hashimoto

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Right before E3, XSEED Games announced that it would be releasing Marvelous Interactive’s next 3DS farming simulation game under the title “Story of Seasons.” This news surprised the fans of the Rune Factory/Harvest Moon franchise quite a bit, and a chat with producer Yoshifumi Hashimoto gave us some insight on the upcoming … Continue reading

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods red carpet premiere happening July 3rd in Los Angeles

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On Thursday July 3rd, 2014, Funimation Entertainment will be holding a special red carpet premiere of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods. Yup, July 3rd is the first day of Anime Expo, and the event is being held within walking district at the Regal LA Live Stadium 14. Guests to … Continue reading

E3 2014: Square Enix brings the Fantasy

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Another E3 has passed and Square Enix, never one to shy away for an amazing booth, returns with large screen TVs showing off trailers for their upcoming games. Square Enix announced Final Fantasy VII G-Bike for mobile devices, and Final Fantasy Type-0 HD coming for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The … Continue reading

E3 2014: Skylanders Trap Team lets you capture them all…well almost

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This October Activision will release the new Skylanders: Trap Team game for the Nintendo Wii, Wii U, 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. While the game uses a whole new portal (it includes a slot for the trap crystals), you can still use all your collected Skylander figures that … Continue reading

Compile Heart developing Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II for the PS4

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Compile Heart is currently working on two PlayStation 4 games. Omega Quintet was the first RPG announced and now Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II is the second. The announcement came from a very special trailer. Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II will be a sequel to 2012’s Hyperdimension Neptunia V which was released in North America and Europe … Continue reading

Brand new Hyrule Warriors screenshots and character art

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Nintendo and Tecmo Koei’s Hyrule Warriors is coming in the next few months. Nintendo has released some new character and screenshots from the upcoming game, along with the cover of the game. See how some of your favorite and new characters will appear in the game. You can see our impressions … Continue reading

Japan’s Hyrule Warriors Premium Box is filled with a ‘treasure’

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Japan releases a lot of premium sets that are usually exclusive to a particular store or website, so it’s no surprise to see that Nintendo and Temco Koei are releasing a really awesome looking Zelda Musou (Hyrule Warriors) Limited Edition set. The Zelda Musou Premium Box includes an awesome Triforce-shaped clock, a code to unlock … Continue reading

Capcom to be bought out by another company?

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  Capcom could be the focus of many companies after the announcement from Capcom shareholders that their takeover defense strategy (first implemented in 2008) is no longer active. This prevented outside companies from buying Capcom stocks.  This doesn’t mean that Capcom will disappear. The name is too iconic for the gaming industry, especially … Continue reading

E3 2014: Enjoy Sega classic characters on your mobile devices

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During E3 we had a chance to talk with Haruki Satomi, CEO of the Sega Network. Sega, known for their huge library of video games, has brought back some familiar names to the mobile market under the Sega Network to cater to both hardcore and casual players. Some of the new free-to-play titles we … Continue reading

Interview with Wizard World CEO John Macaluso

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When it comes to TV, movies, comic books and pop culture, there is never a better feeling than attending a convention and being a part of the culture, whether you’re waiting in line to meet a special guest, sitting in a panel with other fans, or buying collectibles and wondering … Continue reading

E3 2014: Dragon Ball Xenoverse

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One meeting I was really looking forward to during E3 was with Namco Bandai Games. They had their own private meeting area to showcase some upcoming games like Dragon Ball Xenoverse, which was just announced right before E3. We were shown the recently released trailer for Dragon Ball Xenoverse which is … Continue reading

E3 2014: Hyrule Warriors impressions (with video)

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Since this game was announced, I’ve been a little bit skeptical on the Legend of Zelda universe getting the Dynasty Warriors gameplay style treatment. Don’t get me wrong, I am a huge fan of the Dynasty Warriors franchise for more than a decade, but with so many crossovers, sometimes it just … Continue reading

See five new Mega Evolutions from Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

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While Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire didn’t have a huge showing at E3 this year, Nintendo hasn’t forgotten about the upcoming 3DS game. It released a new trailer showing off the Mega Evolution forms for Mega Sceptile, Mega Swampert and once again introducing Mega Blazkien.  We also get to see the already … Continue reading