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Pokémon Crystal VC Announcement Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with an announcement trailer for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console release of Pokémon Crystal.  For those who aren’t aware, Pokémon Crystal was the third game release in the second generation for the Pokémon franchise.  Pokémon Crystal debuted on the Gameboy Color in Japan in 2000 and in the west in 2001.  The game was roughly the same as Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver, however the game did feature some new content. One of the biggest new features that was introduced in Pokémon Crystal is the ability to choose a male or female avatar.  This wasRead More


Build-A-Bear Super Mario Promotion Announced

Build-A-Bear has announced that they will be releasing new plush based on the Super Mario franchise.  Currently they have confirmed four different types of plush and several costumes as well as various accessories. The confirmed plush include: Toad: $10.50 Yoshi: $25.50 Mario Bear: $28 Bowser (Online Exclusive): $35 The confirmed accessories and costumes include: Super Mario 5-1 Sound Box: $7 Bowser 5-1 Sound Box: $7 Super Mario Wrist Accessory Set: $8.50 Red Super Mario Hoodie: $10 Princess Peach Costume: $16 Luigi Costume $16 The plush will be available at physical locations this weekend,Read More


Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory Gameplay Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment Japan has posted a trailer for Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory on their official Youtube channel.  The latest trailer features another look at the game’s story as well as taking a look at the game play.   Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory will be released in Japan on December 14.  The game will later launch for North America and Europe for the Playstation 4 & PSVita on January 19, 2018.    


Detective Pikachu Film Premiere Date Announced

Deadline has reported the premiere details for the upcoming Detective Pikachu film. For those who haven’t been following the film, Detective Pikachu is a live-action adaptation of the Pokémon spin-off game of the same name.  As reported earlier, Detective Pikachu will star Ryan Reynolds as the titular character and he will play alongside Justice Smith and Kathyrn Newton.  Detective Pikachu will premiere on May 10, 2019.    


One Piece: World Seeker Video Game West Release Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced that they will be releasing the One Piece: World Seeker video game in the West.  While there isn’t a whole lot of information about the game at this time it has been confirmed to be an Open World adventure game based on the One Piece franchise.  The game will launch in North America & Europe for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and Steam in 2018. The company also provided some screenshots for the game. The first trailer for One Piece: World Seeker will be revealed at Jump Festa 2018, which will be held on December 16-17.    


Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Intro Cinematic Streamed

The official Street Fighter Youtube channel has updated with the intro cinematic for Street Fighter V Arcade Edition.  The cinematic features a beautiful intro to several of the characters that are featured in the game. For those who haven’t been following, Street Fighter V Arcade Edition will will feature all 28 characters included the newly added characters from both the Season 1 and Season 2 DLC. The Arcade edition of the game will also feature an extra V-Trigger for each character. The game will also feature Arcade mode.  As a reminder those whoRead More


Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Announcement Trailer Streamed

The official Street Fighter Youtube channel has updated with an announcement trailer for the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection.  The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection will include 12 titles, which includes several fan favorites.  The game will feature online multi-player, which will be the first time it was included for Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Super Street Fighter II Turbo, Street Fighter Alpha 3 and Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike. The full list of games include: Street Fighter Street Fighter II Street Fighter II: Championship Edition Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting Street Fighter II: The New Challengers StreetRead More


Romancing SaGa 2 Announcement Trailer Streamed

Square Enix NA has posted an Romancing SaGa 2 announcement trailer on their official Youtube channel. Romancing SaGa™ 2 is coming to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system, Nintendo Switch™, STEAM®, Xbox One and Windows 10 on December 15, 2017. Sit upon the throne of the Varennes Empire and control several generations of rulers in a valiant battle against the Seven Heroes. A dynamic freeform scenario system – a hallmark of the million-selling SaGa RPG series – enables you to take command of a variety of protagonists along theRead More


TGA 2017: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Expansion Pass: DLC Pack 2 The Champions’ Ballad Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has posted a new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on their official Youtube channel.  The latest trailer features a look at DLC Pack 2 – The Champions’ Ballad.  Players who complete the trials featured in the DLC will be able to obtain a new power called the Master Cycle Zero. DLC Pack 2 is currently available and is priced at $19.99.     


TGA 2017: Bayonetta 3 Official Teaser Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has posted a Bayonetta 3 teaser trailer on their official Youtube channel.  The game was first unveiled at The Game Awards 2017.  The game is currently in development and will be set as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for details.  


Devil May Cry HD Collection PS4 & Xbox One Release Date Announced

Capcom has updated their official blog with release details for the Devil May Cry HD Collection.   The Devil May Cry HD Collection will include the original Devil May Cry, Devil May Cry 2, and the Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition.   Originally the Devil May Cry HD Collection was released for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 on April 4, 2012 so it is nice to see that the game will be releasing for the modern consoles. The collection will be priced at $29.99 and will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC on March 13, 2018.  The game will be released both physical and digital releases. For thoseRead More


Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Intro Cinematic Streamed

The official Playstation Youtube channel has updated with intro cinematic for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT.   The intro cinematic features Materia and Spiritus in a clash between the forces of good & evil. The channel also updated with a cutscene featuring Noctis from Final Fantasy XV. Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will be released in Japan on January 11 and wordwide on January 30, 2018.  


Attack on Titan 2 Video Game Release Date Announced

Recently a live stream for Koei Tecmo Game’s  Attack on Titan 2 video game was held that revealed some new details about the upcoming game.  First it revealed the full release date for the game, which will be on March 15, 2018 in Japan. Next a video was posted to the official Famitsu Youtube channel that features roughly 20 minutes of game play and reveals some new characters for the game.  The video also features Hirashi Koinuma (Game Producer), director Hideo Sukuki (Director), Shiori Mikami (Christa Lenz), and Saki Fujita (Ymir). The new playable characters include: Annie Leonhart ReinerRead More


Mega Man 11 Announced

The official Mega Man Youtube channel has updated with an announcement trailer for a brand new Mega Man game. The game was first unveiled during the 30th anniversary live stream for the Megaman franchise.  For those who have been following the game series the last main Megaman title, Megaman 10 was released on March 1, 2010 so it has almost been a decade since the last main series title that starred the Blue Bomber. Unlike the main series game the latest title will feature 2.5D visuals. The brand new game will unsurprisingly be titled, “Megaman 11,” and is set to release for theRead More


Secret of Mana North American Limited Physical Release Announced

Square Enix NA has posted a new English trailer for the upcoming Secret of Mana remake on their official Youtube channel.   The company has also announced that a limited physical release for the Playstation 4 version of the game will be available in North America exclusively at Gamestop.  The Secret of Mana remake will be released for the Playstation 4, PSVita, and Steam on February 15.