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.

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


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


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


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


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

Meet the Dragon Ball Xenoverse antagonist the Demon God Démigra


In the upcoming Dragon Ball Xenoverse, history is being rewritten. The outcome of battles in the Dragon Ball universe have been changed as the Z fighters have become evil. Enemies that once were defeated have been powered up thankstothe handiwork of two villains, Towa and Mira. In a new scan from … Continue reading

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 shows off Tashigi, Smoker, Buggy and Mihawk


The third installment of the One Piece Pirate Warriors series will be released on March 26th in Japan for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. Players will once again relive and recreate classic battles from the One Piece anime/manga series in this hack and slash adventure. Bandai Namco … Continue reading

Dragon Ball Z’s Vegeta FiguartsZERO figure does his iconic Galick Gun attack


Relive one of the most explosive Dragon Ball Z moments from the first battle between Goku and Vegeta with the new Vegeta FiguartsZERO from Bluefin Tamashii Nations. In this new pre-posed statue, Vegeta is shown ready to destroy the Earth and Goku with his most powerful attack, the Galick Gun, which is … Continue reading

Digimon’s Metal Garurumon is getting an S.H. Figuarts this summer


Digimon Adventure Tri will have you returning to the digital world this spring. Set three years after the events of Digimon Adventure 02, Taichi (Tai) is now 17 years old and the whole team will have to face a new threat only they can solve with the help of their … Continue reading

PS Vita’s ‘htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary': When the light and dark worlds collide


htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary puts you in control of Mion, a young girl who awakens in the depths of a labyrinthine ruin with no memories of who she is or how she arrived in the ruin. Mion meets two fireflies, and by using their powers, she can shift between the world of shadows and the … Continue reading

Truforce Collectibles launches Mega Man X figure’s Kickstarter campaign


Back in October, Mega Man fans were introduced to a futuristic Mega Man X figure being developed by TruForce Collectables, a new face in the figure market. What began as an amazing drawing from Mega Man Powered Up and Maverick Hunter X Illustrator Keisuke Mizuno has become something Capcom fans have been going … Continue reading

Dragon Ball Xenoverse adding Season Pass and crazy stories


Dragon Ball Xenoverse is looking to be the one Dragon Ball game fans have been looking for. With the ability to create your own fighter, each will have their own unique fighting style and look as you help Trunks deal with Mira and Towa. The two are somehow manipulating history and powering … Continue reading

First 4 Figures’s Ganon statue gets menacing


First 4 Figures has been on a roll with releasing statues from many popular franchises like Mega Man, Sonic, Kirby, Castlevania and the Legend of Zelda series. If you follow its Facebook page, it has released some amazing Zelda pieces from Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask, Twilight Princess and even have a … Continue reading

Meet Shallistera from Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea


On March 10th, the final chapter of the Atelier Dusk series will be released on the PlayStation 3. Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea will feature two protagonists, Shallotte Elminus and Shallistera. Tecmo Koei America has released a few new videos that introduce Shallistera, also known as Shallie. She is the daughter … Continue reading

DmC Definitive Edition gameplay video running at 60fps


On March 10th, Capcom’s DmC Definitive Edition arrives on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Filled with all the original DLC which includes costumes, weapons, Vergil’s Downfall and Bloody Palace, the Definitive Edition also adds new modes, new costumes and rebalances the combo system, making it more challenging to reach those SSS combos. … Continue reading

The CPU goddesses will debut on Steam starting January 28


Originally released for the PlayStation Vita, Idea Factory International announced that Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 will be arriving on Steam starting January 28th. Neptune is a CPU Goddess who is locked in battle with three other CPU Goddesses who fight for control over Gamindustri. However, the other three goddesses decide to team up and … Continue reading

Citizens of Earth Review – Making them do it all


Citizens of Earth is your wacky, retro-inspired RPG from Eden Industries and published by Atlus USA. You take control of the newly elected Vice President of the World, who after winning his position in office is faced with challenges after challenges. Instead of facing the dangers himself, he does what … Continue reading

EVO 2015 lineup reveal includes Mortal Kombat X, Tekken 7 and Smash Bros.


During the Twitch stream announcing the lineup for Evolution 2015, Evo co-founder Joey “Mr. Wizard” Cuellar announced that eight titles will be focused on at this year’s Evo, which will be held at Bally’s/Paris Hotel Las Vegas in Las Vegas from July 17-19. The eight announced games are:     Ultra Street Fighter 4 … Continue reading

Club Nintendo to shut down in July with new service planned in the future


For over six years now Nintendo has rewarded fans who went out to purchase consoles, handhelds and video games with a special rewards service known as Club Nintendo. Offering tons of exclusive items, fans would register their products online, take surveys and receive coins, which they could use however they want … Continue reading

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow’s Dracula Statue can cause demons to hide


Dracula is coming in limited quantities thanks to First 4 Figures. The piece shows what almost looks like a very bored Gabriel holding a chalice filled with blood. At closer inspection you see a saddened and humanistic expression which has come with his curse that has left him saddened, angry and … Continue reading