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.

BlazBlue Chronophantasma’s Noel Vermillion 1/7 scale figure review


I love collecting video game figures, and I was thinking about picking up the BlazBlue Chronophantasma – Mu-12 PVC Figure from Good Smile. I instead saw something else that caught my eye from a company called Vertex Dwell. I’ve actually never noticed any of the offerings from Vertex Dwell before at my local anime … Continue reading

Kingdom Heats II.5 HD ReMIX coming later this year


Square Enix plans to release Kingdom Hearts II.5 HD ReMIX later this year in North America. It will include Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, Birth By Sleep and remastered cinematics from Kingdom Hearts re:Coded from the Nintendo DS.  Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix was never released outside of Japan that includes extra boss battles, … Continue reading

Kotobukiya announces Attack on Titan Mikasa Ackerman ARTFX J Statue

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Kotobukiya has released new shots of the upcoming Attack on Titan Mikasa Ackerman ARTFX J Statue, due out in October 2014. The Mikasa Ackerman ARTFX J Statue comes with an amazing looking stand that fans will recognize from the battle in the forest. It also comes with a removable cape. At 1/8 scale, Attack … Continue reading

A much taller Ken Amada and Koromaru join the fight in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax


Atlus has released two news video for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The first trailer shows off the features in Golden Arena Mode which adds an RPG element to the fighting game. As you pick your character you can select your partner, looks and difficulty. As you progress you gain experience points … Continue reading

Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- coming to the West this fall for PS3 and PS4


Aksys Games announced that Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- will be coming to the West this Fall for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles, and it will also be playable at E3. In 2009, Aksys Games released Guilty Gear XX Accent Core which was the last new Guilty Gear games. In … Continue reading

Hyperdimension Neptunia PP – Raise an idol easily (review)


The Goddesses of Gamindustri have started to lose their powers and their shares due to an idol band known as MOB48 (a parody of Japanese Idol band AKB48), which is composed of different monsters the Goddesses have beaten in the past. To regain their shares and powers the Goddesses decide to fight … Continue reading

Nintendo announces a GameCube controller adapter for Wii U

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Don’t put away those Nintendo Gamecube controllers just yet, Nintendo has announced they will be releasing a a Gamecube adapter for the Wii U later this year. The adapter will be connect to your USB slot on the Wii U and allow up to four Gamecube controllers to play at once without any extra … Continue reading

Xseed Games to release next Harvest Moon game under the title ‘Story of Seasons’


in 1997, Natsume released the first Harvest Moon (Bokujō Monogatari) game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment series and from then on has released all the Harvest Moon titles and spin off games, like Rune Factory for the last 17 years, that is until now. XSEED has announced that it will be releasing … Continue reading

1001 Spikes introduces new challengers from familiar indie titles


Prepare to suffer in the upcoming title 1001 Spikes where you’ll get the chance to beat the game with…you guessed it 1001 lives. 2D platformer 1001 Spikes uses an 8-bit artstyle filled with tricky and difficult puzzles where you’ll need to solve puzzles and get past tricky jumps and traps. It also includes three multiplayer … Continue reading

Keiji Inafune will be a Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2014!


Anime Expo 2014 is looking to be one of the best ones yet. Aside from a Kill la Kill special event, a Sailor Moon reunion, and the Sword Art Online II premier event, the anime convention has just announced that Keiji Inafune will be joining as a Guest of Honor this … Continue reading

Nintendo will give out 3,000 wristbands for the Super Smash Bros. E3 Tournament


For the second year Nintendo won’t be holding a press conference at E3. Instead it will be holding an invitational 16-man Super Smash Bros. Tournament on June 10th, which is also the first day of E3 at the Nokia Theater in Downtown LA. What is a tournament without fans in attendance? The … Continue reading

Mugen Souls Z Review – May the Moé be with you


As the self proclaimed “Overwhelming Beautiful Ultimate Undisputed God of the Universe,” Chou-Chou continues her quest to conquer anything and everything she wants in Mugen Souls Z, a sequel to 2012’s Mugen Souls. She has decided that the seven worlds aren’t enough for her and hears about another universe that has twelve worlds. She decides … Continue reading

New Destiny trailer want to ‘rewrite the FPS rulebook’


Releasing on September 9th, Destiny is one of the most anticipated games for 2014 for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Sony and Bungie have released a new trailer that takes a look at what Bungie has planned for the series and how they want to change the genre known … Continue reading

Aniplex will have a Sword Art Online II premiere event at Anime Expo 2014


Anime Expo is less than two months away and already Aniplex has made some big announcements about this year’s guests and special events. Last week Aniplex announced it will be holding a Kill la Kill special event, and now AX 2014 will also be featuring the Sword Art Online II Premiere Event on … Continue reading

YouTube wants to buy Twitch for $1 Billion


When Google bought YouTube, things changed for the better and worse. According to Variety, YouTube plans on acquiring Twitch.tv for more than $1 billion, which has many loyal Twitch fans very nervous. Google originally bought YouTube for nearly the same amount in 2006. The game streaming service currently holds over 45 million monthly users with … Continue reading

Square Enix reveals some new footage for Final Fantasy XV


During Thailand Comic Con 2014, Square Enix took the stage and revealed a very special  Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary trailer. It highlights moments from Final Fantasy to Final Fantasy XIV, and then replays last year’s trailer announcement as Final Fantasy versus XIII became Final Fantasy XV. After the familiar trailer, fans are treated … Continue reading

Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways to Die In the West NSFW trailer


Seth MacFarlane has done some funny stuff including Family Guy, American Dad, and Cleveland. Now he’ll be starring in his own movie called A Million Ways to Die In the West. He’s Albert, a simple sheep farmer, living in the “Wild Wild West”, where people die all the time. He loses his girlfriend to a … Continue reading

Gareth Edwards & Thomas Tull talk Godzilla, King of the Monsters


On Friday, May 16th, Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla arrives to theaters in North America. Directed by Gareth Edwards, this new version of Godzilla has fans around the world excited to see if this movie will live up to the hype. The movie has been getting many positive reviews, including a glowing one from us. … Continue reading

Monster Monpiece is arriving on PSN on May 27th


Idea Factory has announced that Monster Monpiece will be available for the PlayStation Vita at the end of the month. Developed by Compile Heart, Monster Monpiece is a strategic card battle game which allows you to interact and power up your virtual monster girl cards by rubbing the screen which will also bring … Continue reading