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Final Castlevania Anniversary Collection Games Revealed

The official Playstation blog has updated with the announcement of the final four titles that will be released in the Castlevania Anniversary Collection. For those who are not aware, the Castlevania Anniversary Collection was announced alongside the Konami 50th Anniversary Arcade Classics and the Contra Anniversary Collection earlier this year. The collection will also include Each collection will also include a bonus digital book with insights and various other never before seen content. The Castlevania Anniversary Collection will be priced at $19.99 and will be released digitally for the Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PCRead More


Super Smash Bros Ultimate Ver 3.0 Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ulimate, which features the new content that will be released in the 3.0. update for the game. First, the trailer featured the first in game footage of Joker from Persona 5, who is the first DLC character in the Fighters Pass. The trailer reveals that Arsene will be the main focus in Joker’s attacks and also reveals that his Final Smash will be based on the All Out Attack finisher from Persona 5. When attacking or being attacked, Joker will be able to charge up RebellionRead More


Konami 50th Anniversary Arcade Classics, Castlevania, & Contra Collections Announced

Konami has recently announced that they will be re-releasing several games as apart of the Konami 50th Anniversary Collection. The games will range from several arcade classics, games within the Castlevania franchise, and games in the Contra game series. The games will be released digitally on the Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam priced at $19.99 each. Each collection will also include “… a bonus eBook packed with new information about the titles, including interviews with the development staff, behind-the-scenes insights, and sketches and design documents never before revealed to the public!”  The collections include:Read More


Persona V’s Joker Joins Super Smash Bros Roster as DLC Fighter

Nintendo recently revealed the first DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate during the Games Awards 2018. In a surprising turn of events, the first fighter to be revealed is Joker, the main protagonist of Persona V. For those who are not aware, Persona V is the fifth main title in the Persona series that was released for the Playstation 3 and Playstation 4 in 2016 in Japan. The game later launched worldwide for the Playstation 4 in 2017. Joker along with his associated stage and songs will be available as a single release priced at $5.99. He will also be apart of the FightersRead More


Devil May Cry Animated Series in the Works

IGN has reported that an animated series in in the works based on the Devil May Cry video game franchise. The series will be helm by Adi Shanker, who for those who are not aware, worked on the Netflix Original Castlevania animated series. According to IGN, Adi Shanker confirmed that the series “will join Castlevania in what we’re now calling the bootleg multiverse.” Adi Shanker also posted about his involvement in the project on his official Twitter page. Open for business. pic.twitter.com/TCT5JH9fXz — Adi Shankar (@adishankarbrand) November 16, 2018 No other details are confirmed at this timeRead More


Final Super Smash Bros Ultimate Direct Streamed

Nintendo has recently held their final Nintendo Direct presentation that focuses on Super Smash Bros Ultimate. The direct featured a high amount of content including new character reveals, details about the modes, and more. For those who are interested in viewing the direct can do so with the video embedded below. First, Masahiro Sakurai revealed the final two main characters that will be apart of the main roster. The first character Sakurai revealed was Ken, who will be an echo fighter to Ryu. Incineroar will be the final brand new fighter to the game, which will bring theRead More


Netflix Castlevania Series Renewed For Third Season

Deadline has reported that the Castlevania animated series has been officially renewed for a third season. For those who are not aware the series is based on the Castlevania video game franchise. The first season of the series debuted on Netflix in 2017 and the second season debuted on the service last week. Netflix provided a description for the series. A vampire hunter fights to save a besieged city from an army of otherworldly beasts controlled by Dracula himself. Inspired by the classic video games. The third season of the series is reported to consist ofRead More


Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of The Night And Rondo of Blood Announced

Yesterday, Konami updated their official Youtube channel with an announcement trailer for Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of The Night And Rondo of Blood. As the name suggests the collection consists of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Castlevania: Rondo of Blood. Both games were released for the original Playstation in 1997 and 1994, respectively. Sony has confirmed via the official Playstation blog that this version of the game will include some new features. The new features includes; “4K/1080p upscaling, multiple high resolution backgrounds, different rendering options such as smoothing and full Trophy support.” The game will also use the DualShock 4’s analogueRead More


Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS Canadian Premiere Date Announced

The TV Passport website has revealed that Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS will be premiering on Teletoon in Canada on September 1 at 1 P.M. EDT. The second episode will air on September 2 also at 1 P.M. EDT.   As reported earlier, fans who attended the Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie screening also got the chance to see the first episode of the English Dub for the series. For those who are not aware, Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS is the sixth televised series based on the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise. The series premiered on TV Tokyo and its affiliated networks in May 2016 and is also currently being simulcasted on Crunchyroll. Crunchyroll provided aRead More


SDCC 2018: Viz Media to Release Netflix Castlevania Series on Home Video

Viz Media announced at San Diego Comic Con 2018 that they have licensed the first season of the Netflix original Castlevania series. For those who are unaware, the Castlevania animated series is based on the video game franchise of the same name. The first season launched on the service on July 2017 and consisted of four 30 minute episodes. As reported earlier this July the second season will consists of eight episodes and will premiere on the service on October 26 with a third season still in production. Announcement: Castlevania is coming to home video. More info on Trevor Belmont’s quest comingRead More


Netflix Castlevania Series’ Second Season Premiere Date Confirmed

  Recently, Warren Ellis, the head writer for the Netflix original Castlevania animated series, has revealed the release date for the second season for the series on his official twitter page. The second season for the series will premiere on the service on October 26. As reported, the series will consist of eight episodes, doubling the amount of episodes featured in the first season. Earlier this year it was initially revealed that series would be released this Summer, however due to the lack of details it is not a surprise to see that the season may have been delayed. Read More


E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Revealed

The official Nintendo Youtube channel has updated with the E3 2018 Nintendo Direct reveal trailer for the next installment in the Super Smash Brothers game series.  The latest game is titled, “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,” and is set to be the biggest game in the series yet. During the presentation Masahiro Sakurai revealed that the game will feature the return of every fighter in the Super Smash Bros. series and also revealed two characters.  The latest fighters to join the roster are Daisy, who is an “echo fighter,” and Ridley from the Metroid game series. The presentation also took a look at the previously revealedRead More


Castlevania Animated Series Season 3 In the Works

The Digital Spy has revealed that a third season for the Castlevania animated series is in the works. For those who are aware, the Castlevania animated series is based on the popular video game series of the same name. The first season of the series is currently available exclusively on Netflix with a total of four 23-25 minute episodes.  While the second season has yet to premiere on the platform it is interesting to see that series has been picked up for a third season. Earlier this year it was revealed that the second season will premiere on NetflixRead More


New Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS Cast Members & Theme Songs Revealed

Recently new cast members were revealed for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Vrains anime series along with details about a new ending theme.  The new opening theme titled, “go forward,” will be performed by Kimeru and the new ending theme tilted, “BOY,” will be performed by Uchuu. Both themes will debut in the new season of the series that will premiere in April. The new cast members include: Yuuki Kaji: Takeru Homura/Soulburner Taku Yashiro: Flame Kenji Matsuda: Bowman Ryoko Shiraishi: Haru  


Kimeru Performs Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS Anime’s New Opening Theme

It was revealed in the recent issue of the V Jump magazine that Kimeru will be performing the next opening theme for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Vrains anime series. The upcoming theme titled, “go forward,” will debut in April.    Yu-Gi-Oh! Vrains is currently streaming on Crunchyroll with new episodes being simulcast every Wednesday.