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Chappie Censored in Japan, Director Wasn't Told

Kotaku - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 08:00

When Chappie was released in the U.S., it was a R-rated film. But for the movie’s upcoming Japanese release, Sony decided to edit the film for kids 12 years-old and up. Here’s where things get really awkward.

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One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Game's English 'Friends Forever' Trailer Streamed

Anime News Network - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 07:15
Game for PS4, PS3, PS Vita, PC gets Western release in August
Categories: General Anime

Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains Game's Features Trailer Posted

Anime News Network - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 06:45
Atlus USA to release 3DS game digitally in May for N. America, Europe
Categories: General Anime

Tales of Zestiria RPG's English-Dubbed Trailer Streamed

Anime News Network - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 06:15
Dual audio tracks confirmed for game shipping in the West this fall
Categories: General Anime

Haiyore! Nyaruko-san F OVA's New Trailer Streamed

Anime News Network - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 05:35
Poster visual revealed for theatrical screening starting on May 30
Categories: General Anime

GTA V Already (Kinda) Working With The Oculus Rift

Kotaku - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 05:16

It’s not perfect VR, as in this case the headset is simply recreating the mouse/thumbstick view from the regular controls (and not giving you full and proper VR support), but still. This motorbike ride looks like a lot of fun.

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Samsung Gear Fit: the lightweight and inexpensive Smart Watch option!

New on Play Asia - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 04:31
SAMSUNG GEAR FIT (BLACK)Battery: 210 mAh Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.x CPU: 160 MHz Display: 1.8", 432x128 Pixels, AMOLED touchscreen Capacity: 4GB Weight: 27 grams OS: Samsung ProprietaryThe Gear Fit is a lightweight and inexpensive watch designed to be worn in your every day life. Its curved display contours to your wrist, making it a functional and stylish accessory you'll be eager to show off at both work and the gym, as well as everywhere in between. S Health™ puts the fit in 'Gear Fit' by tracking your steps and heart rate. Set a personal best with real-time coaching and then beat it! Despite the name the Gear Fit is much more than just a fitness band, you can check your emails, texts, dismiss calls and alarms with a single tap, and even customize your screen, third-party apps, and alerts.Compatible Devices: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), Galaxy NotePRO, Galaxy TabPRO Samsung GALAXY Grand 2, K zoom, Mega, Note 3, Note 3 Neo, Note II, S III, S4, S4 Active, S4 Mini, S4 Zoom, S5.Samsung Gear Fit (Black) Android    US$ 89.99 48h © 2015 Play-Asia.com. OK to reproduce if copyright note stays intact. ...[more]

2K Australia, a veteran studio that’s worked on everything from Freedom Force to Tribes to BioShock

Kotaku - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:08

2K Australia, a veteran studio that’s worked on everything from Freedom Force to Tribes to BioShock to Borderlands, was shut down today. Kotaku Australia has the story.

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Read-Only Memory, the guys behind the excellent Sega Mega Drive book from last year, are back with a

Kotaku - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:04

Read-Only Memory, the guys behind the excellent Sega Mega Drive book from last year , are back with another project. This one’s about the Bitmap Brothers (Speedball, Chaos Engine), and it looks/sounds just as good.

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PC Game Officially Runs At 12K Resolution

Kotaku - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 02:00

The idea of 12K (11520×2160 resolution) gaming is nothing new. Even Microsoft has been talking about it for a couple of years now. But it’s one thing to demo it as some pie-in-the-sky ideal of a brighter future, and another for an actual game to officially support the ludicrous resolution at launch.

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Oha Suta: Neuer Trailer zum Hoopa-Kinofilm und neue Short-Anime-Serie

Filb.de (German Pokemon Fan-site) - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 01:44

In der heutigen Sendung von おはスタ (Oha Suta) wurde ein neuer Trailer zum kommenden Kinofilm ポケモン・ザ・ムービーXY 光輪の超魔神 フーパ Pokémon The Movie XY: Ring no Chōmajin Hoopa gezeigt. Der Film läuft am 18. Juli 2015 in den japanischen Kinos an.

Im neuen Trailer werden nicht nur weitere Szenen aus dem Film gezeigt, man hört auch erstmals einen Ausschnitt des Titelsongs „Tweedia“ von Künstlerin 安田レイ Rei Yasuda (Homepage).

Weiterhin wurde heute bei Oha Suta auch eine Short-Anime-Serie angekündigt, die ab nächster Woche dann wöchentlich in der TV-Sendung zu sehen sein wird. In dieser Mini-Serie spielt Hoopa dem Anime-Helden Satoshi und seinem Pikachu, passend zur Fähigkeit „Schabernack“, jedes Mal Streiche, indem es mit seinen Ringen verschiedene Pokémon erscheinen lässt. Ob diese Reihe auch online kostenlos zu sehen sein wird, ist noch nicht bekannt.

Unter „Weiterlesen“ findet ihr Ausschnitte aus der Sendung.

Neuer Trailer zu „Pokémon The Movie XY: Ring no Chōmajin Hoopa“©Nintendo·Creatures·GAME FREAK·TV Tokyo·ShoPro·JR Kikaku ©Pokémon. Vorschau auf die Short-Anime-Serie mit Hoopa©Nintendo·Creatures·GAME FREAK·TV Tokyo·ShoPro·JR Kikaku ©Pokémon.
Categories: Pokemon News

Valve Rejected Some Really Cool DOTA 2 Mods

Kotaku - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 01:30

In another dimension, people are playing DOTA 2 as a giant ice cream cone wielding a nacho glaive.

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Vigilante Kamen Rider Battles Drunk Drivers on Fukuoka Streets

Anime News Network - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 01:30
The roads of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka are a safer place thanks to one masked vigilante. The stalwart superhero is none other than Kamen Rider 1. Riding about...
Categories: General Anime

Grandmaster Caught Cheating On iPod During Chess Tournament

Kotaku - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 01:00

Gaioz Nigalidze, 25, is Georgia’s current chess champion. He’s also now facing a ban of up to 15 years from the game after being caught cheating during a tournament by looking at an iPod.

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The Best Fan-Made GTA V Movies (So Far)

Kotaku - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:47

PC players have been making good use of GTA V’s Rockstar Editor this week, a feature that lets people make their own movies inside of the game.

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EA Is Closing The Only F2P Game I Ever Loved

Kotaku - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00

While most free-to-play games are garbage, regardless of the platform, sometimes one of them sneaks past your defences and actually finds its way into your spare time. Even I, as hostile as I am to the business practice in general, have my weaknesses.

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Xenoblade X Intro Video Shows Off Gameplay, Customization

Anime News Network - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:30
Game ships for Wii U on April 29
Categories: General Anime

Here’s the first English trailer for Tales of Zestiria, which is now slated to come west this fall.

Kotaku - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:07

Here’s the first English trailer for Tales of Zestiria, which is now slated to come west this fall. (It was previously scheduled for summer.) It’s for PS3 only, sadly—keep that DualShock 3 charged until then!

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Three Bloodborne Enemies Who Are Just The Worst

Kotaku - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:00

Each enemy in Bloodborne is a jerk in its own way, but some are worse jerks than others.

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Darth Vadar Goes Back to His Samurai Roots for New Doll

Anime News Network - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:00
The 300-year-old Tokyo-based Yoshitoku doll company brought back its Darth Vader musha ningyō (armored samurai dolls) for the Children's Day holiday next...
Categories: General Anime