Tales of 20th Anniversary Animation appears to continue Zestiria

It’s pretty hard to believe, but Bandai Namco’s Tales is coming up on its 20th anniversary. (Maybe because it took so long for the series to become commonplace outside of Japan?) Anyway, as befitting such a major milestone, the company is celebrating, and one of the big events is a Tales of 20th Anniversary anime more »


Celebrate Marvel Heroes 2nd anniversary with Doom, you impudent whelp

Dr. Doom could obliterate you with a single thought, but at least have some birthday cake first. The second anniversary of Marvel Heroes calls for something big, like perhaps the in-game debut of comics’ greatest villain who is sometimes heroic. Doctor Doom himself has arrived, and for $19.99 you can get the Lord of Latveria’s hero pack. more »


DC themed MOBA Infinite Crisis is shutting down months after official launch

That was faster than a speeding bullet. After a year of open beta, Infinite Crisis officially launched in March. It will shut down in August, according to an announcement from its community manager. The game will remain completely free until then, and Steam customer support will refund any customers who purchased either the starter pack more »

Sailor Moon cast reminisces at ACEN 2015

She is the one, Sailor Moon. Or, rather, in the case of Anime Central 2015’s press interview session with part of the cast of the Sailor Moon redub and Sailor Moon Crystal, they are five strong, capable women who are voicing iconic characters that have made a lasting impact on multiple generations of anime fans. more »

Richard Epcar talks anime and games at ACEN 2015

Richard Epcar talks anime and games at ACEN 2015 Despite having voiced over 400 characters, this marked the first appearance of Richard Epcar at Anime Central, one of the Midwest’s largest anime conventions. If you’ve played a video game, watched an anime, or even grown up with cartoons, odds are you’ve heard Epcar before, whether more »

Madden NFL 16 unveils first trailer, new features

Now that the official cover reveal is out of the way, it’s time to find out a little more about what’s in Madden NFL 16. This year’s theme is “Be The Playmaker,” focusing on the battle for aerial supremacy. Amazon already has its listing, and from it we’ve gleaned some info about the new features. Total Control more »

Odell Beckham Jr. is Madden NFL 16 cover athlete

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. capped off one of the best rookie campaigns in NFL history by earning the cover of. ESPN announced the news on its flagship program, Sportscenter. Beckham defeated New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski in the final vote, sparing EA from a year of deflated football jokes. Beckham earned more »

It’s Goku Day, so go play some Dragon Ball games

It’s Goku Day, so go play some Dragon Ball games Do you know what May 9, 2015 is? Well, the Japan Anniversary Association today Goku Day, in honor of the hero of Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball. Now it’s sounding more familiar, right? As well it should. Everybody knows Dragon Ball, even if you don’t watch more »

Iconic puzzle game ‘Myst’ headed to Hulu

Look, many video game to movie or TV projects are born bad. There’s little story beyond the kidnapping of a princess, or a martial arts tournament. But an adaptation of could go almost anywhere, and potentially be a fascinating ride. Hulu seems to be in agreement. Deadline reports that Hulu has landed  the rights to more »

It’s Adventure Time in LittleBigPlanet 3

Adventure Time, one of Cartoon Network’s lead series, is getting the LittleBigPlanet 3 treatment later this week. Indeed, Sackboy is going to the Land of Ooo, Community Coordinator Steven Isbell wrote on the PlayStation Blog, and meeting up with its iconic inhabitants along the way. The Adventure Time level kit DLC introduces a wealth of objects to LBP3, including: 16 more »

Dragon Ball Super airs in Japan this July

Dragon Ball is back. No, I’m not talking about Resurrection ‘F’, the movie that’s already debuted in both Japan and North America. Akira Toriyama and Toei Animation have revealed Dragon Ball Super. Set after the events of Z, it will follow another, original storyline from Toriyama after the Majin Buu battles. Goku and his family more »


Naruto’s greatest mystery revealed – Kakashi’s face

Ready for some super big deal, perhaps even shocking, information? Throughout the entirety of Naruto‘s run, Kakashi’s face has been hidden by his mask. It’s a running gag throughout the series, and some throw-away episodes and chapters in the anime and manga have even shown Team 7 attempting to find out what their teacher looks more »