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The Boruto Movie And Manga Are Almost Here

by Peter Paltridgeon March 24, 2017
Naruto, one of the most famous (not to mention stubborn and loud) ninjas in the world, has now grown up, married Hinata and achieved his dream of becoming Hokage of the Hidden Leaf Village. Now he’s got a son, Boruto, and the English translation of his offspring’s adventures is about to premiere. The bestselling NARUTO […]

Take On This Contest From A Music Video Legend with FlipaClip

by Peter Paltridgeon March 24, 2017
Two of the most famous bits of animation created for music were a-Ha’s “Take On Me” video and Paula Abdul’s “Opposites Attract,” and they were both made by the same man: Michael Patterson. He’s done others, but those are the biggest on his resume. He’s currently a┬áprofessor of animation at USC. Now Patterson is teaming […]

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Switch Owners Can Preview Splatoon 2 For Free This Weekend

by Peter Paltridgeon March 23, 2017
If you’re one of the 2 million people who were lucky enough to find a Nintendo Switch at launch, you’ll soon have more to do than just explore Hyrule. A free demo version of Splatoon 2 will go live this weekend only, filling screens across the globe with Inkling ink. The original Splatoon was offered […]

The New Mystery Science Theater 3000: Video Footage At Last

by Peter Paltridgeon March 22, 2017
The future is not too distant now. The first new season for Mystery Science Theater 3000 since the late 90’s is about to premiere. All the episodes show up on Netflix April 14, and today the streaming company released its first trailer. You’ve got Jonah Ray as the Satellite of Love’s new prisoner, Felicia Day […]

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Every Captain Planet Episode Coming To Digital Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 21, 2017
Cartoon Network and Turner Broadcasting announced today they’re about to release all 113 episodes of the 1990 environmentally friendly animated series, Captain Planet and the Planeteers. iTunes, Vudu, Playstation, XBox, Amazon Video and Google Play will all get their own versions, and each season will be sold individually at $9.99 to $14.99 depending on the […]
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Japan Is Getting A Secret Of Mana Collection For The Switch

by Peter Paltridgeon March 21, 2017
Secret of Mana, released in 1993, was one of the best games for the Super NES. Now Square Enix has announced┬áSeiken Densetsu Collection — a re-release for Nintendo Switch that contains Secret of Mana, its prequel (for the Game Boy) and its sequel (also for the SNES). All three are excellent games and this would […]

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Pokemon Developer Game Freak Working On Switch Game

by Peter Paltridgeon March 20, 2017
A call for developers, from the Japanese studio Game Freak, has been posted to the website Indeed. Game Freak is the studio behind the main Pokemon series. Now they’re looking for talent to help them with an unidentified new game on the Switch. What kind of new game? Well, one of the job postings is […]
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Watch The First Trailer For Pixar’s Coco

by Peter Paltridgeon March 16, 2017
Not everything Pixar Animation Studios puts out this year is going to be car-related. This fall they’ll be releasing a new original story, “Coco,” about a boy, his guitar, and the musician he idolizes. Young Miguel loves the licks of Ernesto de la Cruz, but the man has been long dead. The next best thing […]

Capcom Introduces The Disney Afternoon Collection

by Peter Paltridgeon March 15, 2017
Video games based around licensed TV and movie properties are rarely good, and this was especially true in the late 80’s and early 90’s. But one of the exceptions was the output produced by Japanese company Capcom. Their titles based around Disney Afternoon properties (DuckTales, Rescue Rangers, Darkwing Duck) are considered some of the best […]
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Nintendo Reveals How Breath of The Wild Was Made

by Peter Paltridgeon March 14, 2017
Usually, getting secrets out of Nintendo is like pulling teeth — try getting them to admit where the Virtual Console on Switch is — but with the new Zelda game Breath of the Wild, they’ve decided to be completely open. Today the company posted a three-part series of videos on YouTube going behind the scenes […]