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Katsuhiro Otomo’s Short Peace Project gets a US and European release

31 Jan

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We’ve already covered the Japanese release of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Short Peace Project on PlayStation 3 few weeks ago. Usually this is something that never make it out of  Japan, but incredibly enough, today we’re here to report you that Namco Bandai has announced a localized release for the US.

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Get ready for Bayonetta anime!

19 Sep

bayonetta bloody fate anime

Good news nerds! Your favourite fictional witch is becoming an anime, and she’s hotter than ever!

Announced today by SEGA and Bayonetta Film Club, the full-lenght movie dubbed Bayonetta Bloody Fate, will hit only ten selected theaters across Japan on November 23 just for a limited two-week run.

Info are scattering through the internet, but for now we’re able to confirm that Bayonetta will be voice-acted by Atsuko Tanaka, that has quite a lot of geek experience in the field, and that the anime is made by the well-know Studio Gonzo.

Let’s hope to put our hands on this as soon as possible. But for now, enjoy the first trailer.

New Pokémon anime follows Red and Green original games and a new Pokémon game on Wii U (?)

17 Aug

pokemon the origin anime

Following the newest trailer published by The Pokémon Company, seems like the upcoming anime series of Pokèmon will follow the original plot of the first two Game Boy games, Red and Green. The series, called The Origin will be just a spin off, but hey, finally we can get rid of Ash & Co. for a while. Enjoy the trailer.

As you can see from the trailer, it will be aired at the beginning of October in Japan.

But we’re not finished yet. Since there’s the Pokémon Game Show going on in Japan right now, we have another news…or better, rumor. In fact seems like Nintendo has some plans for a new Pokémon game, possibly on Wii U. How we know this? Well, they’re teasing this:

pokemon wii u rpg 3d

And here’s the entire video from where this pic has been taken (kinda nostalgic!).

So, what’s that…a long waited home console Pokémon 3D RPG?…Stay tuned!

Senran Kagura: Burst coming to Europe

9 Aug

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More good news for all us European 3DS owners! In fact another great Japanese-only game has been announced for an European release! We’re talking about Senran Kagura: Burst, classic beat’em up from Marvelous AQL, Japanese software house, well known for Harvest Moon and Rune Factory.

The game has been announced for an American release earlier this week, but for us European the news is even better, as our American mates will only get a digital copy, downloadable through the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Unlike them, Zen United (the publisher in western countries) said that we’re gonna get the retail version of the game!

If you don’t know the game, Senran Kagura: Burst is a scroll beat’em up set in a Japanese high school, and follows a number of female students who are secretly being trained in Ninjutsu. As you can tell from the picture above and the trailer below, the main ingredient of the game is: BOOBS.

The release date is set for Q1 2014.

First trailer for J-Stars Victory VS

8 Apr

J-Stars Victory VS

 

Crossovers are a trend nowadays, so after Project X Zone (fighting/action/RPG crossover among SEGA, Namco Bandai and Capcom) and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Stars Battle (fighting with all the characters from the eight JoJo’s series), now it’s time for J-Stars Victory VS.

The game, exclusive for PS3 and PS Vita and now only announced for a Japanese release, should be a fighting game featuring characters from four of the major Shonen Jump series. So it won’t be like Jump Ultimate Stars, but it will feature warriors only from One Piece, Naruto, DragonBall and Toriko.

The game is still in TBA release date and probably will never see the light outside Japan (mainly because of the west-unknown Toriko), but for now enjoy the trailer.

 

New trailer for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: All Star Battle

20 Feb

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: All Star Battle logo

As every well respectable nerd on the planet, beside video games, we also love manga and anime. So when a new video game based on a manga series comes out we are even more excited! Especially if we’re talking about Hirohiko Araki‘s masterpiece: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures.

You might have noticed that there’s a new game scheduled, it’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: All Stars Battle, and it looks pretty awesome.  The fighting game is being developed by CyberConnect2 (known for the .hack series and its not-always-good fanservice products, as all Naruto fighting games) and will be published by Namco Bandai Games only for PlayStation 3 on August 2013 (fuck, this is an exclusive!).

Earlier this week, Namco Bandai released a new trailer for the game, featuring most of the playable characters (from all the 8 JoJo’s series) and quite a lot of gameplay footage. Enjoy.

It’s a real shame this game won’t be multi-platform.