Konami Releases New Metal Gear Solid V Footage

Konami Releases New Metal Gear Solid V Footage

Last night, I stayed up late to watch a livestream that was all in Japanese. My eyes were satisfied to see brand spanking new Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain footage, but my ears were, needless to say, rather confused and lost in (lack of) translation. Thank God for Yongyea.

This new Metal Gear Solid Vfootage comes fresh from…

View On WordPress

Final Fantasy XIII Headed for Steam

Final Fantasy XIII Headed for Steam

The Final Fantasy news just keeps on pouring in during this year’s Tokyo Game Show. Next up, it looks like Square Enix isn’t done with Final Fantasy XII just yet. The most recent console installment from the Final Fantasy franchise (excluding the MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV) and its two sequels are headed to a PC near you. According to Game Informer,the trilogy will make its way into the PC market…

View On WordPress

Destiny: The Pixcelation Review

Destiny: The Pixcelation Review

So Destiny has arrived, and with it, a list of compliments as well as complaints. Destiny is a “shared world shooter” which is just fancy for FPSMMO. This shared world shooter was made possible by Bungie, the guys who revolutionized the FPS genre with the likes of Halo. In my time with Destiny I’ve found myself awestruck, frustrated, confused, and totally addicted.


Glorious artwork for Destiny.


View On WordPress

New Final Fantasy XV Trailer Debuted at TGS

New Final Fantasy XV Trailer Debuted at TGS

At Tokyo Game Show, Square Enix released a brand new trailer to its highly anticipated (understatement of the century) next installment of the Final Fantasy series: Final Fantasy XV.The trailer warns viewers with an intentional or otherwise humble statement that “The following is a sneak peak of a work in progress. We aim to deliver even more with the final product” then proceeds to flaunt Pixar…

View On WordPress

Hatsune Miku Performing on The Late Show With David Letterman Oct. 8

Hatsune Miku Performing on The Late Show With David Letterman Oct. 8

Yes, you heard that correctly. Hatsune Miku will be performing on the Late Show with David Letterman.

Let that sink in.

Okay, let’s continue. It should come as no surprise that Vocaloid has been making its rounds in the West, especially with the recent Western release of Hatsune Miku Project Diva F for the PlayStation 3and PlayStation Vita. Miku herself has even had several performances in major…

View On WordPress

Review: Free! Eternal Summer 2x11

Review: Free! Eternal Summer 2×11

Last time on Free! Eternal Summer!Sousuke dropped LSD… or something. Iwatobi triumphed over Samezuka in the regional medley relay, but not without a heartfelt effort and ugly bishie tears from the latter team. Sure to be the highlight of the season, the sappy display left me with big expectations for the last two episodes. With nationals looming ahead, let’s check up on poor, maladjusted…

View On WordPress

Gurren Lagann to Release on Blu-ray in Five Volumes Starting in November

Gurren Lagann to Release on Blu-ray in Five Volumes Starting in November


In a slew of Aniplex news, the company has announced that the hit Mecha anime Gurren Lagann will be releasing on Blu-ray for the first time (other than the previously available BD Import Set) in 5 volumes set to begin releasing on Nov. 11.

“Each Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Volume will feature 5 episodes in both the original Japanese and English audios with English subtitles.” According to the Aniplex…

View On WordPress

Otorimonogatari Blu-ray Details Announced at Nan Desu Kan

Otorimonogatari Blu-ray Details Announced at Nan Desu Kan

zoom5Aniplex of America announced details regarding the Blu-ray release of Otorimonogatari, the third arc to the Monogatari Series Second Season. According to a Press Release, after Kabukimonogatari released on Aug. 26, Otorimonogatari will be released in a Limited Edition Blu-ray set on Oct. 28.

According to the Press Release, “The OTORIMONOGATARI Limited Edition Blu-ray Set will feature all 4…

View On WordPress

Your lie in April Acquired by Aniplex of America, to Begin Simulcast in October

Your lie in April Acquired by Aniplex of America, to Begin Simulcast in October

imgTop2 Aniplex of America announced today that    they have acquired the title Your lie in April,  which is set to begin streaming via both the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus services, as well as Crunchyroll this October. Based on the original Japanese manga by Naoshi Arakawa, the title will be animated by A-1 Pictures, who was responsible for Sword Art Online, Blue Exorcist, and Magi: the…

View On WordPress