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.

Dragon Ball Xenoverse (PS4 review)

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The Dragon Ball Z Budokai series has been coming out with new games almost yearly since 2002. Some were hits, and other were misses. What can you do to make the game experience something new and refreshing? We’ve seen “what if” stories, original characters, 3-vs-3 matches with online capabilities and traveled … Continue reading

Final Fantasy’s Mystic Quest: HD Remaster coming next month

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Some gamers might remember Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest. Others might have tried to forget about the existence of the 1992 game made by Square Soft (now Square Enix) that was developed to try to introduce Westerners to the Final Fantasy franchise in lieu of translating Final Fantasy V. Final Fantasy: Mystic … Continue reading

Disney Princesses as Final Fantasy classes

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We’ve seen many iterations of Disney Princesses, but nothing like this before. Artist Kal-Ash (previously known as Geryes) has added a Final Fantasy twist to the lovely Disney ladies by designing each Princess with a character class that best represents them. Princesses include Tiana, Mulan, Pocahontas, Jasmine, Snow White, Aurora, Ariel, Cinderella, … Continue reading

Capcom reveals a darker Nash in Street Fighter V

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After the events of Street Fighter Alpha 3, Nash was presumed dead. That was until Street Fighter IV came out, where Abel reveals to Guile that he saw someone with a similar move to his Sonic Boom. Now Capcom reveals the third selectable character in the upcoming Street Fighter V fighting game. Nash, who is sporting … Continue reading

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Vol. 4 & 5 (Blu-ray review)

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The second half of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann was epic in many ways. The series evolved just as the characters in the series have, taking place seven years after Simon defeated Lordgenome. Simon is now the president of Kamina city, and Team Dai-Gurren and the humans have finally settled into living a … Continue reading

Arc System Works hosting three tournaments at Sakura-Con 2015

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If you are planning on attending Sakura-Con 2015 this year and enjoy playing BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma and Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, you might have a chance to show off your skills in a free tournament being officially sponsored by Arc System Works. Attendees are the only ones who can sign up for … Continue reading

Xenoblade faceplate is a Japan-only New 3DS item

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Over the last few days images of a Xenoblade-related item have been released. Today it’s hinted that we would be getting a Xenoblade Chronicles 3D New Nintendo 3DS system. As cool as that could have been, it turns out Nintendo instead will be releasing a Monado-themed faceplate which will be … Continue reading

Golden Mario amiibo looking to be a Walmart exclusive

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When Nintendo released the amiibo NFC line back in November in North America, no one could expect just how sought after the figures would become. With the releases of wave 3, four of those figures would become store exclusives (Lucario, Meta Knight, Rosalina and Shulk), leading prices on those specific figures … Continue reading

Spawn to be in Mortal Kombat X?

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While Spawn still lives on in the pages of comic books, we haven’s seen him in a while since Soul Calibur 2 on the Xbox back in 2003. Recently in an interview with GamerFitnation, Todd McFarlane talked about giving NetherRealm Studios his permission to use the character in the upcoming Mortal Kombat X game, … Continue reading

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 3 coming this summer

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The third installment of the Hyperdimension Neptunia series is heading to the PlayStation Vita this summer for North America and Europe. Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 3 sends Neptuna to an alternate dimension set in the 1980s where Planeptune’s CPU Goddess is a young girl named Plutia. Nobody knows who Neptune is, but she must find a way to … Continue reading

Square Enix to release a Dissidia Final Fantasy arcade game

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In 2009, Square Enix took the Final Fantasy series to a whole new stage in Dissida Final Fantasy for the PlayStation Portable. A prequel would follow two years later which added new playable characters and expanded the story. Since then the Dissidia series has been quiet, that is until now. Square Enix has … Continue reading

Good Smile Company reveals upcoming lineup at Wonfest

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At this year’s WonFest, Good Smile Company revealed their upcoming collection of Nendroids, Figmas, and statues that will be available to purchase later this year. Since not every was in Japan to see it, Good Smile shared many of the pictures via their Facebook Page. We take a look at a few that … Continue reading

The Legend of Zelda to get a live-action series on Netflix?

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Fans of The Legend of Zelda series may have something new to look forward to as Netflix has plans to create a live-action series based on the popular Nintendo franchise, according to the Wall Street Journal. The series is still looking for writers, but Netflix describes the series as “Game of … Continue reading

Persona 4: Dancing All Night coming to Japan in June

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See the characters of Persona 4 like you’ve never seen them before…dancing. Last year Atlus announced Persona 4: Dancing All Night for the PlayStation Vita. It took characters from the game and put them in a dancing rhythm game similar to Sega’s Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA ƒ. Last night during the Persona … Continue reading

Iron Man is looking unique with Square Enix’s Play Arts Kai Variant figure

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Square Enix’s Play Arts Kai line isn’t new to the hero game. What started off with figures released from Square Enix’s franchises like Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts eventually branched out to characters from other video series like Metal Gear, Assassin’s Creed, and Halo. And now Marvel will be adding … Continue reading

The Hulk vs the Hulkbuster statue you want from Kotobukiya

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If Bruce Banner’s alter ego The Hulk were to ever lose control and go berserk, Tony Stark would have a plan for that. Stark created a modified version of the Iron Man armor that could stand toe to toe with the Green Beast dubbed the Mark 44 armor, also known as the Hulkbuster … Continue reading

AOL to shutdown Joystiq and Wow Insider

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There were rumors last week that AOL would be shutting down fellow gaming website Joystiq. Joystiq via Twitter has officially confirmed that AOL will be closing down the site. Not only that, it’s also shutting down Massively, TUAW and WoWInsider, along with UK sites Parentdish and MyDaily, which will be absorbed into Huffington Post’s UK site. … Continue reading

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation review

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Have you ever beaten a video game and thought maybe they could have fixed this part or add this here? Well Idea Factory did that with its previous release of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 with improved battle system, enhanced in-game visuals and animations and more. Now the sequel, Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation, … Continue reading