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One of the two guys behind the original Toejam & Earl game wants to make a new one, via Kickstarter.

Kotaku - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 23:45

One of the two guys behind the original Toejam & Earl game wants to make a new one, via Kickstarter. The "ultimate Toejam and Earl sequel that the fans have been asking for all these years".

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Shinji and Kaworu Revisit Primary School for Kids Clothing Collaboration

Anime News Network - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 23:45
Japanese kids clothing store StompStamp and children's fashion brand GeeWhiz are collaborating with the Evangelion Tokyo store to create a line of children's...
Categories: General Anime

FiveThirtyEight are in the middle of a fantastic look behind the scenes at EA Sports.

Kotaku - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 23:15

FiveThirtyEight are in the middle of a fantastic look behind the scenes at EA Sports. One particularly cool bit is a series of sliders that let you assemble your own Madden rating, based on your own terrible athletic skills.

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Mary Poppins gets death metal makeover

Metal Insider - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 23:14
Andy Rehfeldt is at it again! The same guy that’s made death metal version of Bing Crosby, mashed up A Flock of Seagulls and Black Sabbath, and done easy listening versions of Metallica songs has now taken on Mary Poppins.  In his “Mary Poppins Sings Death Metal” clip, Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke’s version of “Supercalifragalisticexpialidocious” is […]
Categories: Music

​Spider-Man's Dead Girlfriend Is a Kick-Ass Superhero Now

Kotaku - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 23:00

Spider-Gwen is a weird title for the newest heroine to swing through the Marvel Universe. Technically, she's a Spider-Woman. But the 'Gwen' part of her moniker highlights the most potentially exciting aspect of her: she's an alternate version of Gwen Stacy, a character most famous for how she died.

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California's Anison USA Festival Welcomes Singer, Voice Actress Halko Momoi

Anime News Network - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 23:00
Organizers of California's first Anison USA festival announced that they will host Japanese voice actress and singer Halko Momoi during their March 13-14...
Categories: General Anime

In the meantime, Wrong sound exactly like Helmet

Metal Insider - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 22:41
Starting next week in their hometown of Miami, Torche will be heading out on the road with Nothing and fellow Floridians Wrong. Aside from the fact that it’s kind of awesome “Nothing Wrong” are opening for Torche, Wrong have premiered a song from their first-ever EP, Stop Giving. The band formed from the ashes of Capsule, […]
Categories: Music

Co-Creator Attempting to Bring Back Toejam and Earl Through Kickstarter - News

gamrFeed - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 22:38

Kickstarter has helped give life to various otherwise dead franchises, including Shadowrun, Wasteland, Dreamfall, Elite, Leisure Suit Larry, and many more.

Now the co-creator of the Toejam & Earl franchise - Greg Johnson - also hopes it can help bring back his beloved franchise. That brings us to his Kickstarter, Toejam & Earl: Back in the Groove, which is seeking a total of $400,000 in funding.

It will be close in style to the original game, but will contain some elements from the sequel, including hidden presents, coin meters, and Jam Out.

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Co-Creator Attempting to Bring Back Toejam and Earl Through Kickstarter - News

Seven Seas Adds The Testament of Sister New Devil, My Monster Secret Manga

Anime News Network - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 22:35
First volumes planned for January, February 2016
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Elite: Dangerous Players Are Making Creepy Urban Legends

Kotaku - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 22:30

Watch as one Elite: Dangerous player finds out first-hand just how terrifying exploring deep space can be.

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Mod Turns Skyrim Into A Full-Blown Pirate Game

Kotaku - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 22:15

I just got done reading Red Seas Under Red Skies, so I'm super stoked on pirates right now. Luckily, I stumbled across a new Skyrim mod that turns Bethesda's nigh-immortal fantasy role-player into a surprisingly robust pirate game. You get a ship, a crew, open seas to sail, and all sorts of loot to pillage.

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Compile Heart Announces MeiQ no Chika ni Shisu PS Vita Game

Anime News Network - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 22:00
Game developer Compile Heart's countdown website and this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation magazine are revealing the company's latest game title is...
Categories: General Anime

Bandai Namco, Experience Collaborating on Ray Gigant Game

Anime News Network - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:30
Atsushi Abe, Wataru Hatano, Yoshino Nanjou star in dungeon RPG
Categories: General Anime

Dragon Quest Heroes Coming Westward on PS4 - News

gamrFeed - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:24

It's been a quite some time since a Dragon Quest game (not on iOS/Android) was released outside of Japan - 2011 to be exact, but that drought is soon to be over. No, we aren’t getting DQX, or the 3DS's remake of DQ7, but we are getting the Dynasty Warriors spin-off Dragon Quest Heroes.

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The game will be releasing in both US and Europe in 2015 for the PS4. It will be available at retail and digitally from the PSN store. So far Square Enix has said nothing about the PS3 version and its chances of being localized. 

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Dragon Quest Heroes Coming Westward on PS4 - News

Fan-Made Final Fantasy Mystic Quest 'Remake' Seems Like A Scam

Kotaku - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:19

Over the past few days, you might have seen rumblings that Final Fantasy Mystic Quest, a game released for the Super Nintendo back in 1992, is getting an official remake. Turns out that's not entirely true.

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VR Demo Brings Shark Nightmare To life

Kotaku - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:19

I'm tremendously excited about virtual reality's potential. We'll be able to visit far-off worlds and have experiences that haven't even been dreamed up yet! If I was making a top ten list of things I wanted to better understand through VR, however, a shark attack wouldn't be on it.

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Is Century Media about to be acquired by a major label?

Metal Insider - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:06
Century Media has been an independent label since 1988, but according to some rumors, the label may soon be acquired by one of the big three major labels. Sony is believed to be in the lead, and founder Robert Kampf would continue to be responsible for the day-to-day management. Contacted by Blabbermouth, who broke the […]
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"I swear I'm the only one who plays Diddy Kong."

Kotaku - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:00

"I swear I'm the only one who plays Diddy Kong." Competitive Smash-er and YouTuber The Dandy Keef has a clever spin on the "shit people say" template that's all about Super Smash Bros. jokes and memes. Enjoy.

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Elsa From Frozen Is Pretty Much Mewtwo

Kotaku - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 20:49

Here's a kind of mind-boggling comparison. Ever notice how similar Mewtwo from Pokémon is to Elsa from Frozen?

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