Smash Updates And Guys Who Say “Barf” In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon October 1, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS have received the updates that have been hyped for weeks. The all-new Super Mario Maker stage is just a few bucks, and the Pirate Ship Stage from Smash Bros. Brawl is a few bucks more. Even if you buy nothing, you’ll […]
Japanese Teaser For Jessica Jones Shows Different Scene

Japanese Teaser For Jessica Jones Shows Different Scene

by Peter Paltridgeon October 1, 2015
Another new teaser for Marvel’s Jessica Jones, the next show following the megahit Daredevil, has been released this morning — by Marvel’s Japanese arm. We’re sure the American version of this will show up sooner rather than later, but the Japanese version is live NOW, and there’s no dialogue in the teaser, so check it […]


Review: “009 Re:Cyborg (UK Edition)”: A Re:Boot That Needs Re:Considering

by Grant Whiteon October 1, 2015
Fans of Japanese pop culture will likely be familiar with Shotaro Ishinomori, one of the key architects of the framework for many long running superhero works such as Super Sentai and Kamen Rider. One of his only slightly less well known works is Cyborg 009. Sharing themes with Kamen Rider, the story focuses on nine […]

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Today’s XBox One Bundle Is Lego Movie Themed

by Peter Paltridgeon September 30, 2015
All this week Microsoft will be unveiling XBox One bundles that will be available this holiday season. On Monday they announced a bundle that would pack in Rise of the Tomb Raider as well as the original Tomb Raider (the original reboot, that is). Tuesday saw the reveal of a bundle including Gears Of War […]
Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Debuts Its Big Story Trailer

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Debuts Its Big Story Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon September 30, 2015
Yesterday the official Call of Duty Twitter account began sending out fictitious tweets about a terrorist attack in Singapore. It was the kind of stunt that could have easily gone horribly wrong, but in this case, nobody misinterpreted what was a clear advertising ploy, and Activision followed up the tweets with the unveiling of a […]

The Madden 16: Pilot

The Madden 16: Pilot

by Alex Beanon September 30, 2015
Is the world giving you problems? Don’t worry, the marionette puppets of EA Sports’ “Madden 16” are here to rescue you from humanity….
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New 1TB XBox One Bundle Comes With Ori, Rare Replay, Gears Of War

by Peter Paltridgeon September 29, 2015
Today Microsoft announced a new XBox One bundle that looks like their best value yet. The $400 package contains the 1 TB model of the XBox One and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, plus all 30 games in the Rare Replay collection and Ori and the Blind Forest, for a total of 32 games in […]

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“Hotel Transylvania 2” Breaks September Box Office Record with $48.46M Debut Weekend

by Ed Liuon September 29, 2015
Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 2 earned $48.46 million in its debut weekend in theaters, beating out the first Hotel Transylvania movie’s box office take by almost $6 million and setting a new top-grossing record for a September movie premiere. The sequel handily beat the next competitor, Warner Bros’ The Intern, which grossed $17.73M over […]

Toonzone News Interviews Wit Studio’s Kotomi Deai & Hiroshi Shimizu About “The Rolling Girls”

by Grant Whiteon September 29, 2015
This past weekend Wit Studio’s Kotomi Deai and Hiroshi Shimizu attended MCM Glasgow Comic Con to promote their work on the studio’s latest hit The Rolling Girls, licensed by Anime Limited for UK Blu-ray and DVD release in 2016. Collectively the pair have ample experience in the Japanese animation industry and Toonzone News got the […]