Posts From Chris Del Castillo

The Pokémon World Championships begin today and you can watch it live!

The Pokémon 2015 World Championships begin today starting at 9 A.M. EDT / 6 A.M. PDT.  The opening ceremonies kick off everything, followed by a full day of matches featuring the Pokémon

Grandia II Anniversary Edition heading to Steam August 24

Back in May, GungHo Online Entertainment America announced it had plans to release Grandia II on Steam after an overwhelming response from fans.  Well the wait for the game won’t be much longer

Shulk, Sonic and Mega Man will be playable in Super Mario Maker

At E3 we had a first-hand look at the new Super Mario Marker which will release on September 11th in North America. It adds Link and Wii Fit Trainer as

Final Fantasy VII’s Cloud Strife makes a really cute plush doll

Final Fantasy VII’s Cloud Strife is probably one of the most recognized characters in the Final Fantasy video game series, and now he is getting his very own official plush doll

Activision announces Skylanders Battlecast, a card battle game for the IOS and Android

It looks like Activision is taking the Skylanders’ series mobile with a new battle card game called Skylanders Battlecast. Similar to the current Skylanders’ toys-to-life game, the card game will allow players

YouTube exploit lets you bypass Nintendo 3DS region lock

I remember the simpler days when the Gameboy Advance and Nintendo DS were region free. The ability to play games from any region gave me the chance to play Japanese games

Super Star Wars heading to Star Wars Limited Edition PS4

At D23 Expo, Disney announced the release of a Limited Edition Star Wars PS4 featuring a really cool looking Darth Vader image etched on the front of the console. There

D23 Expo: Big Hero 6 is coming to Kingdom Hearts 3

While Kingdom Hearts 3 is still currently in development, it’s always exciting to see which Disney franchises you will get to visit and explore in the game. At D23 Expo, Square

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Playmates Mutations toy review

Growing up in the ’90s, one of my favorite cartoons to watch was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. As a kid I would always want all the cool toys to

Tetsuya Nomura draws a sketch in celebration of Cloud Strife’s birthday

It’s not uncommon for characters in video games and anime to have a birthday, and August 11th is the birthday of Final Fantasy VII‘s Cloud Strife. While Cloud’s birthday was a

Tons of Square Enix titles 50% off on PlayStation Store

This week’s PlayStation Store update included a huge sale coming from Square Enix featuring up to 50% off of dozens of games for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable/PlayStation Vita. PlayStation

NIS America delays Rodea The Sky Soldier until November

While Rodea The Sky Soldier was originally set to release in September, the game has seen its second delay, pushing back the release until November 10th in North America and November 13th

Hatsune Miku joins the cast of Persona 4: Dancing All Night as DLC

While Persona 4: Dancing All Night won’t be released in North America until September 29th, Japan has released a few DLC packs which have included Persona 4’s antagonist Tohru Adachi and Persona 4 Golden’s Marie as

Watch the opening for Blanc + Neptune Vs. The Zombie Army

The next Hyperdimension Neptunia spin-off will be be released in Japan on October 15th under the name Extreme Dimension Tag Blanc + Neptune VS Zombie Army, with Blanc as the main character. The

Hajime Tabata confirms Final Fantasy XV to have same worldwide release

In an interview with Gamespot during Gamescom, Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata confirmed that the game will have a simultaneous global release. While no date was announced, Tabata confirmed that the

Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta starts August 19

Activision and Treyarch have released a new trailer revealing that the Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta will arrive first on the PlayStation 4 running from August 19th until August

Gauntlet: Slayer Edition preview

Recently we had an opportunity to get some hands-on time with Gauntlet: Slayer Edition which is now available today for the PlayStation 4 and PC, an enhanced version of last

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight review

Every time I start a new Etrian Odyssey game, I feel like I’m ready to punish myself over and over again. Not because it’s a bad game, quite the opposite

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance will have season pass

NIS America revealed some new information on the upcoming Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance over on the PlayStation Blog. In the post it was revealed that the game would feature a season pass. The season

Nintendo reveals Mewtwo amiibo at Gamescom

Nintendo has almost released every Super Smash Bros. character as an amiibo figurine, that is except for the DLC characters. While Nintendo has confirmed that it is currently working on