January, 2018

 

Power Rangers: Shattered Grid Covers Revealed

IGN has recently revealed the covers for the upcoming issues of Boom Studios’ Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic series. For those who haven’t been following the comics, the comic series will be heading into the “Shattered Grid” storyline in 2018.  The “Shattered Grid” will introduce several other power rangers teams, which include: Dino Charge/ Dino Super Charge, RPM, Time Force, Ninja Steel, and Dino Thunder.   The first two chapters of the “Shattered Grid” storyline will be released in April 2018.  The first issue will be Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #26.  The comic will feature the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers teaming up with the Time Force Rangers in order to helpRead More


Seven Deadly Sins – Story and Features Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia video game . The latest trailer features a look at the game’s story and mechanics.  The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia will be released for the Playstation 4 on February 9. While traversing the lands of Britannia, players can jump into multiple game modes to test their strength. Fight the enemies of the Kingdom of Liones while collecting rumors and power ups to help on your journey. Plus, unlock new quests and battles, so you tooRead More


Mazinger Z: Infinity Fathom Events Trailer Streamed

Viz Media has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the Mazinger Z Infinity film.  The trailer features a preview of the film’s setting and reveals that the film will have a limited theatrical release in North America via Fathom Events. The film will be screened in theaters on February 11–February 12 and will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Fathom Events also provided a synopsis for the film. Ten years ago, the villainous scientist Dr. Hell led his wicked followers, known as the Underground Empire, in a struggle to destroy all of humanity.Read More


Dragon Ball FighterZ – Beerus Character Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new character trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ.  The latest trailer features a look of the God of Destruction, Beerus. Dragon Ball FighterZ will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam in North America & Europe on January 26.  The game will later be released in Japan on February 1. Source: 


Detective Pikachu Video Game Headed to the West

The official Pokémon YouTube Channel has updated with a new trailer for Detective Pikachu.  The trailer features a short preview of the game’s story as well as the English cast for the game.  For those who are unaware, Detective Pikachu is a spin-off game based on the Pokémon franchise that was developed by Creatures Inc., and published by The Pokémon Company.  The game features a talking Pikachu who helps the main protagonist named Tim solve cases throughout Ryme City and also discover the whereabouts of his missing father. The game was originally released as a Japanese E-ShopRead More


Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger Cast Revealed

Today, Toei held the official press conference for the 42nd Super Sentai series, Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger. Now, as we have reported countless times Lupinranger VS Patranger will be the first time a Super Sentai series focuses on two different teams. The first team, the Lupinrangers, are thieves named after Arsene Lupin, and seek to acquire the Lupine Collection, powerful items that can shape or destroy the world. The Lupinrangers hope that the acquisition of the Lupin Collection will allow them to save someone they lost. The second team, the Patrangers, are apart of the International Special Police Organization seeking to protect the LupinRead More


Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay Voice Cast Announced

The Hollywood Reporter has recently revealed the voice cast for the upcoming DC animated film, “Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay.”  For those who haven’t been following the project, Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay will be the next animated DC film, which will be released after Batman: Gotham by Gaslight. The film will feature the secret team founded by Amanda Waller named Task Force X, which consists of Deadshot, Bronze Tiger, Killer Frost, Captain Boomerang, Harley Quinn and Copperhead.  The team is sent to retrieve a powerful mystical object, however they soon they get confronted by other villains who areRead More


Nintendo Direct Mini 2018 Streamed

Earlier today several new games were revealed for the Nintendo Switch during the Nintendo Direct Mini.  While some of the new game reveal trailers were posted to the various official Youtube channels, however some were still mostly exclusive in the Nintendo Direct Mini. The other new announcements include: The World Ends with You -Final Remix- : Available 2018 Pokkén Tournament DX DLC: Battle Pack 1 – Aegislash (Support Pokémon: Rayquaza, Mimikyu): January 31 Battle Pack 2 – Blastoise (Support Pokémon: Mew, Celebi): March 3 Kirby Star Allies: March 16 Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition: Spring 2018Read More


The King of Fighters: Destiny – 2 More Seasons & Film Announced

The official iDRAGONS website has updated with an announcement that two more 24 episode seasons of The King of Fighters: Destiny animated series have been confirmed.  The two seasons will tie into a film that will serve as a finale to the series. The new seasons will be based on the stories featured in The King of Fighters ’94 – The King of Fighters ’97.  The seasons will mostly focus on the Orochi story arc. The first season is now stated to have 24 episodes instead of the previously announced 20. For those who haven’t been following the project,Read More


Dragon Ball FighterZ Hit Trailer Streamed

Yesterday, Bandai Namco Entertainment America updated their official Youtube channel with a new character trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ. The latest trailer features a look at Hit.  Those who haven’t been following Dragon Ball Super, Hit is a warrior from the 6th Universe that was originally hired by Champa to participate in a small tournament between Universe 6 and Universe 7. Dragon Ball FighterZ will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam in North America & Europe on January 26.  The game will later be released in Japan on February 1.  


Dark Souls: Remastered Teaser Trailer Streamed

It was recently announced during today’s Nintendo Direct Mini that Dark Souls will be receiving a remastered version. For those who are unaware, Dark Souls is the second in the Souls series of games.  The game was made to be a spiritual successor to FromSoftware’s Demon Souls. The game originally launched in Japan for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 in September 2011 and was released worldwide by Namco Bandai Games in October 2011. Dark Souls also was released for the PC in August 2012. Bandai Namco Entertainment America posted the trailer to their official Youtube channel.   DARK SOULS: REMASTERED will beRead More


Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Nintendo Switch Release Announced

Nintendo recently revealed during today’s Nintendo Direct Mini that Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA will be released for the Nintendo Switch. For those who are unaware, the game was developed by Nihon Falcom and is a part of the long running Ys game series.  The game was originally released in Japan exclusively for the PSVita in July 2016 and was later released worldwide in 2017 for the Playstation 4. The game will also be receiving a PC port later this month. The trailer was posted to the official NIS America Youtube channel. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA will launch for theRead More


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 41 Review

This episode got off to a strong start with a longer than average pre-title sequence. Rather than taking down the Crux System’s shield with the click of a Kyutama, we actually see the effort it took to get in position and activate everything. I love how competent the Kyurangers are as a team and this opening does a good job of showing them planning a mission and executing it perfectly. There’s some really cool time-jump stuff here too, where we’ll see the action spliced with flashbacks to when the planRead More


Krypton Trailer #1 Streamed

SYFY has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Krypton. The latest trailer features a look at the setting of the film and previews some of the characters. For those who are unaware, Krypton will be set two generations before the destruction of planet Krypton.  The series will feature Kal El’s grandfather as he struggles to redeem his family’s honor and save the planet. Krypton will premiere on SYFY on March 21.   


Power Rangers Ninja Super Steel Premiere Date Announced

 Neo-Saban Power Rangers Youtube channel has recently updated with a trailer for Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel. The trailer features a look at some of the upcoming power ups the team will be receiving this season along with the premiere reveal date.  The first episode of Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel titled, “Echoes of Evil,” will premiere on January 27.