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.

CES 2015: Mad Catz


2014 was another strong year for Mad Catz and the e-sports community, especially in the fighting game community. During CES we had a firsthand chance to visit the Mad Catz suite and get a firsthand look at some of the new products fans can look forward to this year. Stepping into the room … Continue reading

Konami to release the Yu-Gi-Oh! The Secret Forces booster set in Feburary


As Duelists find new combinations and strategies for the current format, players look to add the power of the upcoming Secrets of Eternity release. However, Konami has another powerhouse set coming next month. On February 13 Konami will release the brand new Secret Forces booster set which introduces three new monster groups; Nekroz, the … Continue reading

The Venture Bros. ‘All This And Gargantua-2′ airing this Monday


Spend Monday night with Hank, Brock, Dean, Dr. Venture and the rest of the Venture Bros. cast in an all new hour-long special, “All This And Gargantua-2.” The cast heads to space once again, and wherever the Venture family is, trouble is never far behind…nor is Brock to kick it … Continue reading

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. coming March 13, will include Fire Emblem characters


Intelligent Systems’ Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. just got a bit more interesting as it was announced that Fire Emblem’s Marth, Ike, Robin and Lucina will be playable characters. This can be done by unlocking them via their Amiibo figures. The characters won’t affect the story, but if they fall in battle, … Continue reading

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D coming in April


During Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that Xenoblade Chronicles would be coming to North America in April and is being ported over by Monster Games. (Monolith Soft is currently developing Xenoblade Chronicles X for the Nintendo Wii U.) The upgraded version of the game is being developed exclusively for the New Nintendo … Continue reading

Wave 4 and Super Mario Amiibo announced for Spring


During Nintendo Direct, some new Amiibo figures were announced for sometime this Spring. Robin and Lucina from Fire Emblem Awakening, Pac-Man, Wario, Earthbound’s Ness, and Pokemon powerhouse Charizard will round up the next set of releases. That wasn’t all Nintendo announced. Mario Party 10 was also announced for launch in March … Continue reading

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL systems


While the New Nintendo 3DS XL is set for release next month, Nintendo had a few special announcements under its sleeves. First announced was that Majora’s Mask 3D would be released the same day as the New 3DS. What better way to celebrate than releasing a Majora’s Mask themed New … Continue reading

Nintendo Wii games coming digitally to the Nintendo Wii U

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Time to open up some hard drive space on your Nintendo Wii U systems. Nintendo announced it will be adding digital releases of previous Nintendo Wii titles starting today. Wii U owners will be able to download Super Mario Galaxy 2 today, Punch-Out!! and Metroid Prime Trilogy following the week … Continue reading

Free-to-play Pokemon Shuffle game coming in February

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Need more Pokemon games to play? In February Nintendo will release a free-to-play puzzle game called Pokemon Shuffle. The Nintendo eShop exclusive title will have players matching up three similar Pokemon character faces and clear out puzzles. By meeting certain requirements certain Pokemon can Mega Evolve. The game will feature … Continue reading

Hyrule Warriors to add Tingle and Young Link as playable characters


It’s great to see more content still being released for Hyrule Warriors, especially with Majora’s Mask being released next month. During Nintendo Direct it was announced that Tingle and Young Link will be added to the game via the Majora’s Mask DLC pack. It will be available February 5th. Tingle … Continue reading

New Fire Emblem game is in development


To start the first Nintendo Direct of the year, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced that a brand new Fire Emblem game is currently in development by Intelligent Systems. In development for the Nintendo 3DS, Iwata announced that players’ choices will have a bigger impact and will include never-before-seen elements “the likes of which have … Continue reading

Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk now available on PSN

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Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk is now available to download digitally for the PlayStation Vita. The first game in the Dusk series, you play as Ayesha Altugle, a young girl who has taken over the family business after her grandfather passed away. Years ago her younger sister, Nio, … Continue reading

Persona 3 The Movie #2 Midsummer Knight’s Dream coming in March


Aniplex of America has announced it will be distributing Persona 3 THE MOVIE #2 Midsummer Knight’s Dream in both a Standard and Collector’s Edition Blu-ray import versions starting March 11th. A followup to last year’s release of Persona 3 The Movie #1 Spring of Birth, #2 begins at the beginning of Summer for Makoto … Continue reading

Deathwing Polystone Statue from Sideshow Collectibles


“…All will burn beneath the shadow of my wings.” Blizzard fans are in for a huge treat as Sideshow Collectibles will be releasing an amazing World of Warcraft Deathwing Polystone Statue set to be released at the end of 2015. This piece alone is amazingly detailed and combines beauty and terror. … Continue reading

Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct to focus on Spring 3DS and Wii U titles


Nintendo announced that the first Nintendo Direct of 2015 will be streamed on Wednesday, January 14th, starting at 6 a.m. PT. It will focus on Nintendo’s spring releases for both the Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. For the last few days, there have also been rumors thanks to a … Continue reading

Netflix may be losing Doctor Who at the end of January


According to WhatsOnNetflixNow.com, Saturday January 31st will be the last day you can watch your favorite BBC series via Netflix including Doctor Who, Black Adder, Coupling, Primeval and Survivors. Three more weeks and say goodbye. While Netflix hasn’t made any comments, fans have started wondering why would Netflix even think about losing such a popular show. … Continue reading

CES 2015: Sony giving you more 4K than you can handle


Every year during CES (Consumer Electronic Showcase) Sony always has one of the largest presence at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It starts with the press conference the day before CES officially begins. Kaz Hirai opened the event talking about strong sales of the PlayStation 4, and a bit of the PlayStation Now … Continue reading

Atelier Trilogy heading to European PlayStation 3 in March


NIS America announced that in Europe, PlayStation 3 owners will be able to pick up all three Arland games in a single package on March 6th. The “Arland Atelier Triology set” will include Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland (2009), Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland (2010), and Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice … Continue reading