Spending time offline at Anime California

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  This past weekend, Anime California’s commencement was a great success. Attendance was replete with elaborate cosplayers and affable attendees that crowded the Hyatt’s illustrious lobby floor. For those critics reading this, I have chosen not to write about the hotel’s policy or rules of etiquette and its ultimate decision … Continue reading

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX trailer shows off new features


Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX makes its way to North America on December 2nd and Europe December 5th. Square Enix has released a new trailer which shows off all the new features including the HD update that all three Kingdom Hearts games will feature. Featuring tons of new bosses for … Continue reading

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2 Sisters Generation coming early 2015


Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 just released in North America and Europe earlier this week, and Idea Factory International has already announced that Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2 Sisters Generation will be arriving to PlayStation Vita in early 2015. The game shifts attention from the CPU Goddesses to the CPU Candidates who must save the captured … Continue reading

The League of Legends 2014 World Finals store to feature a new Ahri Nendoroid

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Fans have been begging Riot for licensed figures since season 1. Luckily, the first real figure, Pulsefire Ezreal, was given out to fans at the 2013 World Finals. With the huge rise in popularity, we’re beginning to see some merchandise that’ll have you throwing money at the screen in futile … Continue reading

Joaquin Phoenix finally in ‘final talks’ to play Doctor Strange?

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Yes, it’s like playing yo-yo when we’re discussing casting rumors for Doctor Strange. The names range from Jared Leto to the recent Boardwalk Empire’s Jack Huston. Now it looks like it’s circulating back to Joaquin Pheonix again. According to Collider, Phoenix is in the final talks to portray the Marvel magician. … Continue reading

Bryan Singer sexual abuse lawsuit dropped

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X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer was accused of sexually abusing Michael Eagen when he was a minor. It was pretty bad to the point that Singer promoting the X-Men film was affected and his future of directing X-Men: Apocalypse wasn’t certain. Now the lawsuit has been dropped, according to … Continue reading

Ridley Scott responds to the white washing of Exodus: Gods and Kings


Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings was called racist when it was revealed that he hired white actors to play Egyptian and Hebrew characters; for example Christian Bale as Moses, Joel Edgerton as Ramses, Sigourney Weaver as Tuya, and Aaron Paul as Joshua. Hollywood has been known to cast white actors to … Continue reading

Leaked Doctor Doom photos from Fantastic Four reboot

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Art by Michael Turner A leaked photo of the Thing from Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four reboot has been popping up all over the Internet, but it was quickly taken down due FOX sending out cease and desist orders. Later the actual director tweeted the same photo, which was also taken … Continue reading

Steve Rogers’ story will end in Captain America 3?


Fans have been speculating whether Steve Rogers’ story would end in the third Captain America movie. A big hint was that Chris Evans only signed up for 6 Marvel films. 3 films are already out of the way with Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, and Captain America: The Winter … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: My Space Command journey

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If you’re unaware of the newest film by Marc Zicree, it’s called Space Command and boy does it already have a lot of plans. The project originally started as a Kickstarter campaign, and within days they raised $221,000. It follows the story of different scientists, families, and adventurers who are looking … Continue reading

New-gen game, Lords of the Fallen, gets a ‘World’ trailer

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Bandai Namco Games has just released a new trailer for CI Games’ Lords of the Fallen, an action-RPG game that’s coming to the PS4, Xbox One and PC. Just in time for PAX Prime, the 3-minute trailer gives gamers a glimpse into what they can expect including diverse landscapes. Lords of … Continue reading

MegaMan X4 and MegaMan X5 to arrive on the PlayStation Network next month


Capcom will be adding MegaMan X4 and MegaMan X5 to the list of PlayStation One classics next month. MegaMan X4 will arrive on September 2nd and will include anime cutscenes, voice acting and the infamous Zero “What am I fighting for!!” scene. It’ll be followed by MegaMan X5 a week later … Continue reading

PlayStation All-Stars, Velocity and TxK are free for PS Plus members in September


Sony announced today the free games that are going to be available for next month’s PlayStation Plus subscribers via a new trailer. PlayStation 4 owners will be get the arcade style shooter Velocity and Sportsfriends, while PlayStation 3 owners will get Hoard and PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royal. Last but not least … Continue reading

Natural Doctorine preview – Prepare to die a lot


In late September NIS America’s Natural Doctrine will be arriving for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The game will have a large single player campaign that will be like a combination of Fire Emblem and Valkyria Chronicles with a bit of chess. In Japan the game was pretty difficult … Continue reading

Check out The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 six rebel warrior posters

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Lionsgate released six new posters for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 featuring the rebel warriors. They include District 13′s Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Boggs (Mahershala Ali), Messala (Evan Ross), Castor (Wes Chatham), Cressida (Natalie Dormer) and Pollux (Elden Henson). Synopsis: Katniss Everdeen is in District 13, after she literally shatters the games … Continue reading

Snowpiercer, starring Chris Evans, heads to Blu-ray and DVD on October 21st

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Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS have announced that Snowpiercer will be heading to Blu-ray and DVD on October 21, 2014. Snowpiercer is a unique movie. It’s based on the graphic novel of the same name that takes place in the post-apocalyptic Ice Age where the only survivors live inside a train that … Continue reading

Great Scott! 13 pieces of Back to the Future Art


While I adore The Doctor and his Companion, if you grew up in the U.S. before 2005, your thoughts of time travel probably turned to the temporal adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown. To celebrate Throwback “Thorsday”, I offer you a trip back in time with 13 pieces of Back … Continue reading

‘Hello Kitty is not a cat’ is just an argument in semantics


Few two-dimensional cartoon characters graduate into global stardom like Hello Kitty has. What started off as a way to appease Japanese females by connecting them to British culture, she has become an omnipresent icon raking in tons of money to support her and her London-based family from an enterprise of … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy makes $500 million worldwide and Robert Downey Jr says it’s ‘the best Marvel movie ever’


It’s a good year for Marvel. Not only did it make bank with Captain America: The Winter Soldier, but it also made bank with an unknown property, Guardians of the Galaxy. Walt Disney Pictures has revealed that the James Gunn-directed movie has now surpassed the $500 million mark worldwide yesterday. … Continue reading

Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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If you’re tired of seeing all the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos, then prepare to look away, because we have not one, but two videos of Star Wars actors doing the challenge. Mark Hamill, who will be returning as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode VII, is doing the challenge using … Continue reading