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Could Funimation Be Purchased By Sony?

by Peter Paltridgeon May 4, 2017
The business website Bloomberg revealed today that entertainment giant Sony is considering making a bid to purchase US anime distributor Funimation. Sony isn’t alone either; Universal (a tiny division of Comcast) was also reportedly interested in acquiring Funimation, but has decided not to go through with it. Funi is involved with both companies: Universal is […]

Twin Saga Delivers a Quirky But Welcoming MMORPG – Video Game Review

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison May 4, 2017
Twin Saga’s structure makes it ideal for a stress-free RPG experience that people of any demographic can play together. What’s more despite its imperfections Twin Saga is capable of bestowing the fantasy of imitating an overpowered anime hero, and it’s at times where sustained combat can be found that the gameplay really shines and leaves […]

Happy Cinco De Prey! Celebrate With This Launch Trailer

by Alex Beanon May 4, 2017
“Prey” will be launched tomorrow – May 5, 2017 – the every “Alien”-like video game has you trapped on the Talos I space station as part of a human experiment gone, as usual, awry…. Be our first to comment

Gears Of War Movie In The Works

by Alex Beanon May 4, 2017
Universal Pictures has begun exploring the possibility of making a live-action movie of Microsoft Studios’ Xbox video game franchise, “Gears of War” and have assigned a screenplay writer and producer to the project. Universal and Microsoft announced late last year that it would not merely be a rehash of the “Gears Of War” video game […]

Marvels The Defenders Trailer

by Alex Beanon May 3, 2017
With some help from Kurt Cobain, everybody eventually figures out they are on the same team in the trailer for Marvel’s “The Defenders” series which will debut on Netflix on August 18, 2017. Marvel’s “The Defenders” stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter as Luke Cage and Finn Jones […]

Bandai Namco Releases First English Trailer For Code Vein

by Peter Paltridgeon May 2, 2017
The Dark Souls series is over, but its spirit lives on. If you crave ultra-hard dungeon crawlers, Namco’s upcoming Code Vein may be for you. Though it has role-playing elements, it’s mainly an action game with dark painted visuals wherein you’re a vampire searching to satiate your thirst for monster blood. The first English trailer […]

Nioh: Dragon Of The North DLC Trailer

by Alex Beanon May 2, 2017
Taking on the dragon in “Nioh: Dragon of the North” could or could not be like fighting the Black Knight. Ah, it’s just a flesh wound… Be our first to comment
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Hayao Miyazaki: The Man Who Is Not Done

by Peter Paltridgeon May 1, 2017
Hayao Miyazaki, the most celebrated anime director in modern history, has announced his retirement several times. But he’s always come back to make something new (before announcing his retirement again). More recently he said he would return only to do shorts, such as “Boro the Caterpillar,” something he’s working on for the Ghibli Museum. In […]

We Now Know Why Nintendo Cancelled The NES Classic

by Peter Paltridgeon April 28, 2017
It’s the most baffling mystery of our age: why did Nintendo abruptly cease producing the NES Classic, a machine so hot that its butt never saw contact with a store shelf? Ever since the cancellation earlier this month the media has been begging for answers from the super-secretive company, while putting forth plenty of their […]
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

Review: “Teen Titans: The Judas Contract” – Old Wine, New Label

by Ed Liuon April 28, 2017
The new animated movie Teen Titans: The Judas Contract presents an interesting set of contradictions. It’s an adaptation of a renowned superhero comic book story by Marv Wolfman and George Perez, but its big surprise twist has been known for decades now. It’s also being added to a DC animated universe continuity where nearly all […]