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You Can Buy Replica One Piece Swords for Nearly $1,000

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:00

You Can Buy Replica One Piece Swords for Nearly $1,000

Calling all One Piece fans! (With money to burn.) Now, you can buy some of the most famous swords from the famed manga and anime series.

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Fatal Frame V is a Solid Survival Horror Game

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:30

Fatal Frame V is a Solid Survival Horror Game

I am a long-time fan of the Fatal Frame survival horror series—despite my aversion to scary things. And while I'll be the first to agree the franchise has had its ups and downs, the series' Wii U debut, Fatal Frame V, is a solid outing for the series.

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Amazing Student Project Took Just 7 Weeks to Make

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:00

Amazing Student Project Took Just 7 Weeks to Make

Unreal Engine 4 is capable of some great visuals , but it can't just come up with them by itself. For that, you need some talented individuals—like this seven-student group from Montreal's National Animation and Design Center.

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Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, September 29-October 5

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:40
One Piece sells 2,092 + 1,091, followed by Naruto, Kuroko's Basketball, Kenshin, Itazura na Kiss
Categories: General Anime

Japanese TV Is Actually Pretty Dull, But This Show Looks Interesting

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:30

Japanese TV Is Actually Pretty Dull, But This Show Looks Interesting

Online in Japan, people are calling new children's show Dxuntsukupa: Music Time, well, "odd," "awful," and even "very interesting."

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Anime Hilariously Explores What Makes Something "Romantic"

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:00

Anime Hilariously Explores What Makes Something "Romantic"

You’ve seen the same romantic scene a thousand times in a thousand different movies and, yet, every time it still gets you right in the heart. But what exactly makes it romantic and what would happen if you changed one little detail? In Monthly Girls Nozaki-Kun, the answer is hilarity.

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Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, September 29-October 5

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:50
Lyrical Nanoha box sells 7,930, followed by Love Live, Hanamonogatari, The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior, Saikin, Imōto no Yōsu ga Chotto Okashiin Da Ga.
Categories: General Anime

Tokyo Yamimushi Crime Manga Gets Sequel Film in 2015

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 06:05
Yuuki Honda's story of salaryman dragged into Tokyo's dark underworld
Categories: General Anime

Monogatari Series' 1st 'Final Season' Anime to Air on December 31

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:45
All 4 Tsukimonogatari episodes to run on TV, niconico on New Year's Eve
Categories: General Anime

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor Sells 850K Units Worldwide First Week

gamrFeed - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:29

The Warner Bros. published game Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor launched for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The game sold 849,145 units worldwide combined during its launch. The game sold 362,97 units in the US and 303,802 units in Europe.

The PlayStation 4 version of the game sold the majority of copies with 554,230 units sold worldwide at retail. The Xbox One version sold 265,969 units, while the PC version sold 34,733 units.

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor launched on September 30 in the North America and October 3 in Europe for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game will release for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in November.

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A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/252006/middle-earth-shadow-of-mordor-sells-850k-units-worldwide-first-week/

M17 coming to Australian and New Zealand cinemas Nov. 8th: New theatrical trailer released

BulbaNews - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:10
A recently released theatrical trailer revealed that Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction will be coming to select Australian and New Zealand cinemas beginning on November 8th.
Categories: Pokemon News

Spike Chunsoft Files 'Fushigi no Dungeon' Trademark

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:57
Game developer Spike Chunsoft filed a trademark for "Fushigi no Dungeon" (Mystery Dungeon) in Japan on September 12 and it was made public on October 9....
Categories: General Anime

Netflix Considers Expanding Into Japan, Asian Markets

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:57
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos stated at the MIPCOM trade event last week that the company has plans of going global, with only Asia left for...
Categories: General Anime

Santa Company Anime to Premiere in Tokyo on October 25

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:57
The Kickstarter campaign site for Kenji Itoso's Santa Company anime film announced on Thursday that the anime will premiere at the Tokyo International...
Categories: General Anime

Domain Name arslan.jp Registered on Kodansha's Behalf

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:57
The Internet domain name arslan.jp was registered on behalf of Kodansha Ltd. on October 15. There is currently no website at this domain address. The November...
Categories: General Anime

That Sweet Destiny Stunt Came From The Moon

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:40

That Sweet Destiny Stunt Came From The Moon

You'll need to be a Hunter to pull this off, since the Bladedancer's super is the only way to stay in the air this long, but here you go. People can jump the Hellmouth on the moon. If you haven't played the game, that's a big jump.

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From now until 10am PDT Thursday, you can play Civilization V for free.

Kotaku - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:37

From now until 10am PDT Thursday, you can play Civilization V for free. If you've somehow never picked it up, now's your chance.

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Expelled From Paradise 'Making Of' Footage Streamed

Anime News Network - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:30
Writer Gen Urobuchi, director Seiji Mizushima's film project opens November 15
Categories: General Anime

Forza Horizon 2 Sells 366K First Week, Xbox One Sales up 25%

gamrFeed - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:28

The Microsoft first party title Forza Horizon 2 launched with sales of 366,457 units combined. The game is available for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. The majority of the sales were on the Xbox One where it sold 265,969 units. The game sold 100,488 units on the Xbox 360.

Nearly half of the sales were in the USA where it sold 176,995 units combined. The game also sold well in Europe with sales of 138,260 units.

The Xbox One also saw an increase in sales for the week. The console sold 179,014 units worldwide, which is a 25 percent increase week-on-week.

Forza Horizon 2 launched for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 on September 30 in North America and October 3 in Europe.

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A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/252005/forza-horizon-2-sells-366k-first-week-xbox-one-sales-up-25/