August, 2017

 

Secret of Mana Remake Announced

Square Enix NA has updated their official Youtube channel with an announcement trailer for the remake for the Secret of Mana.  While the trailer only briefly features some footage of the updated version of the game it is awesome to see that this game will be receiving a proper update.  The game will be released for the Playstation 4, PSVita, and Steam in February 15, 2018.  Those who pre-order the game will also receive bonus Moogle Suits & Tiger Suits for Randi, Primm and Popoi.  


Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Mechagodzilla 1974

Following the release of the recent Figure-Oh magazine, Premium Bandai began to list up order pages for their upcoming exclusives. Among these exclusives is S.H.MonsterArts Mechagodzilla (1974) from the original Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. The original Mechagodzilla was a weaponized robot based on Godzilla and created by the Simians; a race of ape-like aliens bent on conquering the Earth before their home-world was destroyed by a black hole. When Mechagodzilla first appears it poses as the King of the Monsters, and defeats Anguirus before being confronted by Godzilla. In the first confrontation,Read More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Jugglus Juggler

Following the release of the recent Figure-Oh magazine, Premium Bandai has began to list up order pages for their upcoming exclusives. Among these exclusives is the S.H.Figuarts Jugglus Juggler (Juggrus Juggler), based on the antagonist from Ultraman Orb. However, Juggler was not always a villain as he was Ultraman Orb/ Gai Kurenai’s one true friend, as seen throughout the series and in Ultraman Orb the Origin Saga. Juggler is considered a fan favorite by many fans due Takaya Aoyagi’s portrayal of the character. Now, as a S.H.Figuarts, Jugglus Juggler willRead More


Metroid: Samus Returns Overview Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with an overview trailer for Metroid: Samus Returns.  The latest trailer features the run down of the game mechanics of the game.    The main game mechanics include: Morph Ball Ice Beam Grapple Beam  Melee Counter Metroid: Samus Returns will also introduce new abilities for Samus Aran called the Aeion Abilities. While these abilities grant Samus great power they use up the Aeion energy meter so players must use them wisely. The abilities include: Scan Pulse: Scan environments for hidden paths Lightning Armor: Generates a protective force-field Beam Burst:Read More


Infini-T Force Anime Film Announced

Tatsunoko Productions has announced that a film based on the Infini-T Force anime series is in the works.  The film is currently titled, “Gekijōban Infini-T Force,” and is set to premiere in Japan in February 2018.  The film will distributed by Shochiku. The following actors will return to reprise their roles in the film. Tomokazu Seki: Ken Washio (Gatchaman) Takahiro Sakurai: Tekkaman/Jōji Minami Kenichi Suzumura: Takeshi Yoroi / Polymar Soma Saito: Tetsuya Azuma / Cassharn The Infini-T Force anime series will debut on the “AnichU” programming block on NTV on October 4 at 1:59 A.M. JST.  The series will also air on YTV, Sapporo TV, Shizuoka Daiichi TV, Hiroshima TV,Read More


Mobile Suit Moon Gundam Manga Announced

Recently a logo for a Mobile Suit Moon Gundam manga series was spotted in the recent issue of the Gundam Ace magazine.  The series will be written by Harutoshi Fukui and illustrated by Takayuki Kosai.  The mecha designs will be illustrated by Ippeo Gyoubu. Currently no other details about the series has been revealed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  The Mobile Suit Moon Gundam manga series will launch in the November issue of the Gundam Ace magazine, which will be released on September 25.  


Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 2 Trailer Streamed

The official Injustice Youtube channel has updated with a trailer for Injustice 2. The latest trailer features what characters will be added in Fighter Pack 2.  Fighter Pack 2 will include Raiden from the Mortal Kombat series, Black Manta, and a surprising guest character, Hellboy.  Those who have the Ultimate Edition of Injustice 2 will receive the new characters in Fighter Pack 2 when it becomes available.  Black Manta will also be available separately for those who have the standard version of the game this September.  The worldwide streaming of Black Manta’s gameplay will start on August 27th at 4 P.M. PST. 


.hack//G.U. Last Recode – Release Date Announcement Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with the release date announcement trailer for .hack//G.U. Last Recode. The game will launch for the Playstation 4 and PC on November 3. The trailer features a short retrospect of the .hack game series and previews a look at thr game’s story. Coming back better than ever, .hack//G.U. Last Recode allows fans to experience the epic second story of the cross-media franchise, fully remastered in HD! Jump into Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption with new system modes that allow you to enjoy the story with Non-Stress Gameplay, such as the Cheat ModeRead More


Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite Gameplay Trailer 5 Streamed

Marvel Entertainment has updated their official Youtube channel with an new trailer for Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite. The latest trailer features a look at Ghost Rider, Firebrand, Dorammu, and Jedah.  While three of the characters are veteran fighters from Marvel vs Capcom 3, it is nice to see more gameplay of Jedah since he is new to Marvel vs. Capcom as a whole. Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite will release for Playstation 4 and Xbox One on September 19.


Gamescom 2017: Splatoon 2 Update Announcement

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new update video for Splatoon 2.  The video features some of the new content that will be added to the game soon. First, a new stage was revealed called the Manta Maria.  The stage will be available for both Turf War & Ranked Battles on August 26. Next, it has been revealed that two new weapons will be added to the game.  The latest weapons are called the Bubble Blower and the Forge Splattershot Pro.  Both weapons will be available on the Friday, September 1. Lastly, a new stageRead More


August Figure-Oh Scans: S.H. Figuarts Reveals

Recently new figure-oh scans have surfaced online, which reveals several new S.H.Figuarts releases that will be released in January 2018 and February 2018. The latest reveals include: Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Hyper Kabuto (Tamashii Webshop Exclusive) Price: 7,884Yen Release Date: February 2018 Parado level 99 (Tamashii Webshop Exclusive) Price: 6,480 Yen Jugglus Juggler (Tamashii Webshop Exclusive) Price: 7,020 yen S.H. Monsterarts Showa Mechagodzilla (Tamashii Webshop Exclusive) Price: 9,720 Yen Kid Goku Price: 5,940 Yen Kingdom Hearts II King Mickey Price: 4,536 Yen Akira Price: 5,940 Yen Akuma Price: 6,480 Yen  


Gamescom 2017: Fire Emblem Warriors Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with the Gamescon 2017 trailer for Fire Emblem Warriors. The latest trailer features a look at several of the game’s characters such as Leo, Takumi, Hinoka, Camilla, and much more.  Fire Emblem Warriors will launch for the Nintendo Switch this Fall.  


Nintendo Arms Lola Pop Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Arms.  The latest trailer reveals a brand new character that will be added to the 3.0 update for the game.  The newest fighter that will be joining the roster is Lola Pop.    


Gamescon 2017: Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with the official Gamescon 2017 trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ.  The latest trailer features a look at several of the fighters and reveals that the game will feature a “Forbidden Story.” Dragon Ball FighterZ will launch for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC in early 2018.  


Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou Anime Visual Revealed

Recently a new visual of the upcoming anime series based on the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou manga.  For those who are unaware the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou manga series is a spin-off series based on the Saint Seiya manga series.  The spin-off series is written by Chimaki Kuori, which debuted in the Champion Red magazine on August 19, 2013. Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou takes place after the Gold Saint Saint Saga where Athena enlists the help of several female Saints. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.