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.

WonderCon 2015: Kotobukiya showcases 2015 releases

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Every year at WonderCon, Kotobukiya holds a panel showcasing what fans can expect to this year. Kotobukiya’s Dan Lujan hosted the panel, showcased the upcoming collectibles from a variety of licenses, and also talked about the recent port issues that have caused some delays in releases. For Cardcaptor Sakura fans, … Continue reading

Vote for any third party character to join Super Smash Bros. like Banjo-Kazooie

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During the Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced the Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot that allows fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite characters to join the roster in Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS in the future as DLC. Nintendo has confirmed that any character can be suggested … Continue reading

WonderCon 2015: World of Capcom panel and Ryu statue coming to SDCC

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Capcom was at WonderCon 2015, and fans could visit the Capcom store, Monster Hunter Caravan and autograph signings for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and the Dead Rising Watchtower movie. The first Capcom panel, The World of Capcom, was moderated by Capcom’s Senior Director Marketing Francis Mao. He introduced the other members of the … Continue reading

Jeremy Renner makes an amazing Hawkeye Hot Toys figure

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Avengers: Age of Ultron will arrive in theaters soon, and Hot Toys has something for everyone with an assortment of 1/6 scale figures featuring characters from the movie including this dashing Jeremy Renner/Hawkeye figure. The detail on this piece is amazing from the photos shown, including the facial features. It’s like having your own … Continue reading

Nintendo showcases upcoming Amiibo at Wondercon 2015

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Nintendo’s booth at WonderCon was jam packed full of games to play, including the full version of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros, and a demo of the upcoming Splatoon game. But, the amiibo display case was probably the booth’s biggest draw. … Continue reading

Tamashii Nations set to release Avengers: Age of Ultron S.H. Figuarts line

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The two months leading up to the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron have been filled with some amazing statues and figures being shown from companies like Good Smile, Kotobukiya, and Sideshow Collectibles, and now we take a look at the upcoming S.H. Figuarts Avengers line from Tamashii Nations. The … Continue reading

Beta test the Steam version of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation

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Idea Factory International is looking for a few testers to test out the upcoming release of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation for Steam. The Beta test will run from April 4th until April 20th. So what do you need to apply for the beta test? It’s pretty simple: You must own … Continue reading

These are the Star Wars Play Arts Kai figures you are looking for

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The Square Enix Play Arts Kai line is traveling to a galaxy far, far away to release some amazingly designed Star Wars figures. These will surely have fans joining the Dark Side. Square Enix has released a few images of the upcoming Star Wars figures including the most iconic villains: Darth … Continue reading

Ness is one of three more amiibo confirmed as store exclusives

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No one could imagine the horrors that would come with Nintendo releasing store exclusive amiibo for the Super Smash Bros. line only in North America. First we learned GameStop would be releasing Xenoblade’s Shulk as an exclusive, which made sense since the game was originally released only via GameStop. Rosalina was a … Continue reading

Yoshi’s Woolly World will have Yoshi amiibo made from yarn

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In today’s Nintendo Direct, a whole of assortment of amiibo figures were announced including some really cute and fluffy Yoshi amiibo made from yarn. With the release of Yoshi’s Woolly World, Nintendo thought it would be fun to release these very unique and cute Yoshi amiibo that will work just like … Continue reading

Fatal Frame: The Black-Haired Shrine Maiden coming to North America this year

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Nintendo has confirmed that Tecmo Koei’s Fatal Frame: The Black-Haired Shrine Maiden will be arriving on the Wii U later this year. Using the Nintendo Wii U gamepad as the Camera Obscura, players will be able to find things that can not normally be seen, like hidden items and ghosts. Can you survive? Fatal … Continue reading

Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem has a new trailer

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It’s been awhile since we have heard any news of the Atlus and Nintendo crossover title known as Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem. This would lead one to think it may have been canceled. Well not one to disappoint, Nintendo has finally released a new trailer of the game which is … Continue reading

Atlus’ Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains coming to North America this May

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During today’s Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be available in North America this May thanks to Atlus USA.  Developed by Spike Chunsoft, the same team that created the Danganronpa video games, players will be able to select between characters as they try and stop … Continue reading

Super Smash Bros. wave 4 Amiibo coming May 29

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Amiibo collectors have been wondering just when the next wave of the Super Smash Bros. NFC figures would be, and Nintendo has finally announced a date. On May 29th fans can pick up Charizard, Pac-Man, Wario, Jigglypuff, Greninja, Robin, Lucia and Ness. Now with a date, retailers may start taking … Continue reading

Lucas returns to battle in Super Smash Bros this June

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Nintendo has confirmed that Mother 3‘s Lucas will be joining the fight in Super Smash Bros. for both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Lucas was added after being heavily requested by fans, which also led to Nintendo launching the Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot, allowing fans to vote for what … Continue reading

Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim and Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed heading to Steam

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Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed and Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim will be heading to Steam later this year thanks to XSEEDGames. Originally released last year, Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed will bring the stripping action to the PC, which includes the PlayStation 4 version of the game that has the “Visual … Continue reading

The Legend of Zelda Wii U title pushed back to 2016

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Fans anticipating the upcoming Legend of Zelda game for the Wii U will now have to wait until 2016, after a special announcement video was released by Nintendo from Legend of Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma. Originally planned for 2015, Aonuma stated that since the team has been able to play around with an open … Continue reading

Raise your idols in Omega Quintet with the ‘PVS’ feature

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This isn’t your typical idol group. In Omega Quintet, you lead the Verse Maidens who are tasked with saving the world. Idea Factory International has released a new video which showcases the “PVS” (Promotional Video System) feature in the game. As the manager of the Verse Maidens, your job is to protect the girls … Continue reading

Halo 5: Guardians coming October 27, 2015

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During tonight’s episode of The Walking Dead, Microsoft aired a special live-action video to promote the upcoming Halo 5 video game for the Xbox One. Sadly, no gameplay is shown, but the most important part is that the game now has an official release date of October 27th. Fans won’t have to … Continue reading

Golden Frieza is heading to Dragonball Xenoverse

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The upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ will feature one of Dragon Ball Z’s most deadliest enemies, Frieza, after being revived by the Dragonballs. Seeking revenge against Goku for defeating him on Namek, Freiza trains and unveils his new stronger form known as “Golden Frieza.” Bandai Namco has confirmed in the … Continue reading

Dead or Alive’s Ayane is heading to Senran Kagura: Estival Versus

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The girls of Senran Kagura will have a new challenger joining them in the upcoming Senran Kagura: Estival Versus for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Dead or Alive’s sexy and deadly kunoichi, Ayane, will be a playable character in the game as a downloadable character. She won’t be the only … Continue reading

Pokémon TCG: XY – Roaring Skies arrives May 6th

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On May 6th, the next expansion of the Pokémon Trading Card Game will feature the legendary Pokémon of the skies in Pokémon TCG: XY – Roaring Skies. Pokémon fans can look to add brand new cards to their decks which include Seven new Pokémon-EX Cards for brand new Mega Pokémon-EX cards, and 9 new full-art Pokémon-EX … Continue reading