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.

Mad Catz releases the Ultra Street Fighter IV TE2 Fightstick

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Back in June, Mad Catz announced the TE2 (Tournament Edition) FightStick for both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360. While the PlayStation 4 doesn’t have any fighting games available at the moment (aside from the PlayStation Now version of Ultra Street Fighter IV), owners can use the fightstick on their PlayStation 3 … Continue reading

Square Enix trolls fans with Final Fantasy VII for PlayStation 4

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Square Enix has trolled the world. During the PlayStation Experience held over the weekend, Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy VII would be coming to the PlayStation 4. While fans and the Internet anticipated seeing one of the most iconic games from the PlayStation One era, fans soon were immensely disappointed … Continue reading

Street Fighter V coming exclusively for the PS4 and PC

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Capcom Cup will take place in San Francisco, California, next week as the top 16 players from around the world will compete for a split at a $50,000 prize pool and the title of the Ultra Street Fighter IV Champion. The tournament will also feature Street Fighter IV Omega Edition … Continue reading

Power Rangers Super Megaforce Finale wasn’t as super as it could have been

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I might be a bit late to the game, since I only just finished watching the Power Rangers Super Megaforce finale a week after it was aired. After watching it I felt underwhelmed and a bit cheated out of something that has been receiving so much anticipation and publicity for the last year. … Continue reading

A look inside the Final Fantasy Eorzea Cafe

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A very common thing found in Japan are themed cafes. You’ve heard of maid and host cafes but there are also video game and anime themed ones that open from time to time. One I wanted to visit was the Final Fantasy XIV-themed cafe Eorzea. Located in Akihabara, the Eorzea … Continue reading

Final Fantasy Artnia store and cafe in Japan

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While in Japan I decided to visit Square Enix’s Artnia store and cafe located in Shinjuku. As a long-time Square Enix fan, this was a must-do on my list while out here and it was worth it. Located a short walk away from the Shinjuku station, the egg-shaped store/cafe is … Continue reading

Digimon All-Star Rumble Review (Xbox 360)

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Although not as big as Pokemon, Digimon has shown itself to be quite a property. The franchise includes video games, anime, and manga. Now they have a fighting game called Digimon All-Star Rumble, featuring 12 playable Digimon monsters. The game is set in a time of peace, where Digimon have been … Continue reading

Senran Kagura Bon Appétit Review (PS Vita)

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The previous Senran Kagura games mixed action and fan-service, creating a nice balance between fun and visually appealing for gamers who enjoy clothes tearing and breasts being exposed. (The fan-service doesn’t go too far.) In Senran Kagura Bon Appétit the girls have put aside their weapons and ninja skills and traded them … Continue reading

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric glitch lets players beat game in under an hour

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Tuesday was the official release date for Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, and a well known Sonic speedrunner known as DarkspinesSonic aka DSS has already found a few glitches in the game. The game-breaking glitch is found via pausing the game as Knuckles is jumping via his … Continue reading

Mario, Luigi and Pikachu-themed Gamecube controllers for Wii U

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We’ve seen Nintendo announce that there were many ways to play the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Wii U. Players can select their controller of choice from the Wii U Gamepad, Wiimote with or without nunchuk, classic controller and even Gamecube controllers with the help of the Nintendo … Continue reading

Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Vol 1 review – Fight the power!

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Last year, Aniplex released the complete Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Complete Box Set. It was a pretty cool set since it contained all 27 episodes, both movies, Parallel Works, OVA episodes and a lot of extras. The only problem is that the pricing is pretty steep, retailing for around $600. … Continue reading

‘Witch and the Hundred Knight’ Metallia PVC statue looks amazing

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Earlier this year we were introduced to ‘Witch and the Hundred Knight’ for the PlayStation 3 thanks to NIS America. The game focused on the Hundred Knight who was forced to do the bidding of the evil swamp witch Metallia (known as Metallica in the Japanese version), but now thanks to Good … Continue reading

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Special Edition headed to Europe

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D is coming in Spring 2015. Nintendo of Europe released a second trailer for Europe which announced a Special Edition which includes a few extra goodies such as a special Pin Badge featuring Majora’s Mask, a Steelbook, a double sided folder and a copy … Continue reading

Microsoft and 343 launch Halo Championship Series

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With the popularity of eSports and the fanbase of the Halo franchise, it only makes sense that Microsoft and 343 Industries are planning to create a Halo Championship Series that will put the best of the best against each other for glory and big pay outs. Twitch is joining in on … Continue reading

Mario and Luigi cat forms coming to Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is no stranger to special outfits or guests in the game, but this one might take the cake. Iconic Nintendo characters Mario and Luigi will be joining the game in creepy yet adorable feline forms, wielding large mallets and amazing mustaches. No date has been announced for the … Continue reading

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D coming to 3DS in Spring 2015

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After releasing The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D for the Nintendo 3DS, fans have been anxiously awaiting for Nintendo to release the followup title, Majora’s Mask. Nintendo has hinted at releasing the game a few times, but during the November 5th Nintendo Direct event, it was announced that the … Continue reading

Meet the cast of Code Name S.T.E.A.M.

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During Nintendo Direct, Nintendo released a new trailer of the upcoming tactical action game titled Code Name S.T.E.A.M. Developed by Intelligent Systems, players take control of a special forces unit that has been assembled by Abraham Lincoln to face off against dangerous enemies using the power of steam. Players will be able to fight … Continue reading

Nintendo Direct reveals the world of Xenoblade Chronicles X

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According to Nintendo, President Satoru Iwata announced that Xenoblade Chronicles X is still on track for a 2015 release. He showed off new gameplay footage of the upcoming Wii U-exclusive RPG. The home base shown was known as “New Los Angeles,” where players will be able to freely explore outside, where players … Continue reading