If the collective celebration/freakout in the anitwitosphere is to be believed, Sony won the hearts of online otakudom—and others—at tonight’s E3 press conference about the PS4. Here’s why.
Happy Holidays… and Yay! This is a game for a classical music fan, and for people who love Taiko no Tatsujin, Dance Dance Revolution, Project Diva, or any other rhythm type game, should definitely try out this Square Enix product on the iOS market. Before you purchase the full game of Spymphonica though, people can […]
Anime Diet opens a dedicated gaming section. Riches, fame, and E3 press passes can only follow.
Yesterday was Valentine’s Day and the nice people over at Autumn Games and Reverge Labs have sent over a special treat for all you Anime Dieters eagerly anticipating the release of their fighting opus, Skullgirls … Here comes a new challenger! Valentine is the newest character revealed for Skullgirls. She’s a deadly ninja nurse, and […]
Ever wanted to see Nobuo Uematsu, the legendary soundtrack composer for the Final Fantasy games? Our friends and partners at Dragonfish Films caught him at a Q&A session at Otakon 2011. He was only at the convention for a single day, and this is one of his rare public appearances in America. And now you […]
A few years ago, when I was employed with a video game magazine, one of my more enjoyable duties was meeting and making contacts with new upcoming artists. I would wander the artist alley at different conventions, in search of hot new talent and talk to them about artwork and possibly doing some commissions for […]
When people think about Anime Expo, they think of fans cavorting in cosplay, anime music videos and searching the dealer room for that super rare figurine they need to complete their collection. But Anime Expo is also a place for anime and game companies to show off hot titles and exciting new releases to their […]
Why am I talking about this game on this website? Well, as I wrote previously, Final Fantasy VII played a large role in getting me into the anime scene. The JRPG, especially the Final Fantasy series, is an integral part of otakudom. Plus, I’ve been waiting for this game for months and haven’t been excited […]
YOTSUBANE, makers of danmaku game Crimzon Clover, offer a web demo. The demo was previously released at Comiket 77, and an earlier version was released at Comiket 76. Japanese gamer NGD reviewed an earlier version, suggesting that parts were loud, flashy, or outright ugly, especially during BREAK mode, but admitting that overall it was “surprisingly […]
Anime fandom didn’t lead me to JRPGs. JRPGs led me to anime, a little more than 10 years ago around this time.
Game publisher MangaGamer announced Soul Link CGs would be removed, leading to cries of hypocrisy over their initial plans to produce an “uncensored” version. A total of 6 CGs from the game will be removed due to having an arguably underage looking character naked. Comments so far have been unilaterally negative: “I fear Mangagamer intends […]
The Japan Times Online had an interesting article regarding the attendance and aftermath reaction of this year’s Tokyo Game Show (TGS). I’ll let you guys familiarize yourselves with the article before I share my thoughts on it. http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nc20090930a1.html All done? Cool. So basically the article points out that attendance dropped by almost 10 thousand people […]