Posts From Chris Del Castillo

TwitchCon 2017 will be held in Long Beach, CA, in October

Twitch has announced that TwitchCon 2017 will be happening in Long Beach, California, from October 20th to October 22nd. The announcement was made over on the TwitchCon website. It’s still

Move over Vans, these retro Super Nintendo sneakers are amazing

Last year, Vans teamed up with Nintendo to release a line of retro-inspired shoes and apparel. Now, a new company, Freaker Sneaks, has just released a pair of custom-made sneakers inspired by the Super

Life-sized Majora’s Mask replica coming from First 4 Figures

First 4 Figures has been on a roll with announcing really amazing pieces back to back over the last few months including Meta Ridley, Saitama, and Sif. Now it adds

Mark Hamill’s Joker returns to read a Donald J. Trump tweet

It began when writer Matt Oswalt posted on Twitter that president-elect Donald Trump’s New Year’s Eve Tweet sounded something like Batman’s arch enemy would say before wreaking havoc on Gotham

Train your Pokémon in preparation for the 2017 Pokémon Regional Championships

Over the course of the next few months, trainers from around the world will face off against each other to compete to see just who is the very best. Starting

PDP adds Link to the Pixel Pals line

At Pepcom, an event held the night before CES, PDP revealed the next character that will be coming to the Pixel Pals line with the Hero of Hyrule, Link! Since

Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale- tickets on sale

Aniplex of America announced that tickets for the upcoming nationwide theatrical release of Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale- will be on sale starting January 6, 2017. Oridinal Scale is set

Sorry, Persona 5 or Yakuza 0 won’t appear on Steam or the Nintendo Switch

You might have heard the rumor somewhere online that Sega might be porting Yakuza 0 and Persona 5 to Nintendo Switch and/or Steam. Well, community manager John Hardin, from Atlus

Mario and Mega Man Pixel Pals get the variant treatment (review)

  It was at the Gamestop Expo last September that I was first introduced to PDP’s newest entry into the collectible market with Pixel Pals. In all honesty, the concept of

Konami brings Rebel Base to life using Star Wars Force Collection cards

To promote the latest update for the Star Wars Force Collection mobile card game app featuring characters from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Konami brought in professional cardstacker Bryan Berg to

Castlevania animated series may be in development from Adventure Time team

Last year, producer Adi Shankar (Dredd, Lone Survivor) posted on Facebook that he was working on a new Castlevania mini-series along with Kevin Klonde and Fred Seibert, the founder and owner of

Hey look, it’s another Mega Man port… for mobile devices

It’s been six years since we’ve had a brand new Mega Man title, with the last two titles in development being canceled (Mega Man Legends 3 and Mega Man Universe). While

Meta Ridley will finally get his respect in statue form from First 4 Figures

First 4 Figures announced its latest entry into the Metroid collection, Meta Ridley. Revealed via Facebook, the Space Pirate Ridley has been a staple enemy in the Metroid franchise and

Heart Forth, Alicia is a must-play Metroidvania game in 2017

Two years ago, a small Kickstarter got the attention of 7,472 backers. While the developer was trying to initially raise $60,000, it instead raised $232,365 and thus began the tale

Dragon Quest VIII 3DS will add Red and Morrie as playable characters

Next month, Nintendo will release Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King on the Nintendo 3DS. The game is an enhanced port of the PlayStation 2 title of the same name

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle is a blast from the past (preview)

Arcade beat em ups where some of my favorite games back in the ’90s. When Bandai Namco Entertainment revealed its upcoming title, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle, I instantly

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy is everything you loved about the original games

He’s Back!!! At the PlayStation Experience, it was revealed that Vicarious Visions is working on a PlayStation 4 remake of the original Crash Bandicoot Trilogy. It was a very pleasant

Is Vicarious Visions working with Bungie on Destiny sequel?

While Vicarious Visions has been working on the Skylanders franchise since 2011, it’s been revealed that the company will be teaming with Activision and Destiny developer Bungie Studios to further expand

Sailor Moon R: The Movie premiere event on January 13

Last month, Viz Media announced it would be teaming up with ElevenArts to hold a special limited screening of Sailor Moon R: The Movie in more than 300 theaters across

GameCube virtual console coming to Nintendo Switch

On January 12th (13th in Japan), Nintendo will hold a special presentation which will reveal more information about the upcoming Nintendo Switch. Nintendo’s next console made its first public appearance