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Voice Actress Izumi Kitta to Narrate Buses in Utsunomiya

Anime News Network - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 21:00
Gyōza fan eager to promote gyōza-loving city
Categories: General Anime

This Super Mario 64 Challenge Video Is The Most Joyous Thing Ever

Kotaku - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 20:45

If you didn’t love Super Mario 64 before watching this video, you’ll certainly love it afterwards.

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Luminous Arc Infinity PS Vita Game's Characters Previewed in Videos

Anime News Network - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 20:40
Yu Serizawa, Maaya Uchida, Misaki Kuno, Satomi Arai, Yukana, more play heroines for August fantasy strategical RPG
Categories: General Anime

The Beauty Of The Game Instruction Manual

Kotaku - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 19:30

Kikopa Games has just released a game called Minkomora. It’s an exploratory game, a soft floaty little thing - but the best thing about it is the game manual.

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Offbeat Idol Group Seeks Equally Unique New Member

Anime News Network - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 19:00
The catch? It's got to be a dog
Categories: General Anime

Today's Best Deals: $2 Kindle Books, a Better Toaster Oven, More Deals

Kotaku - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 18:28

Need some new reading material for your Kindle? Amazon's offering dozens of popular thrillers and mysteries for $2 each today, including both books in Alan Russell's popular Gideon and Sirius series. [ $2 Books Sale]

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VGChartz Round-up (5th-12th April)

gamrFeed - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 17:28

We've selected the major sales news & features, new game announcements, and other items of interest that hit the headlines over the last week and collected them all in one place.

Sales/Financial News & Features

  • MLG Viewership Has Grown 253% This Year - Link.
  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Ships 1 Million Copies Worldwide - Link.
  • USA Preorders Chart, 14 March - Link.
  • Ori and the Blind Forest Profitable After One Week - Link.
  • UK PC Digital Market Hit £741 Million in 2014, Retail Market Shrinks - Link.
  • UK Retailers: Physical Releases of PC Games Should Not be Ignored - Link.
  • Grand Theft Auto V Pre-orders Top Steam Chart Ahead of Release - Link.
  • 3rd Super Robot Wars Z Tops Japanese Charts - Link.
  • Battlefield Hardline Remains at the Top of the UK Charts - Link.
  • Report: Crytek's Deal with Amazon Helped Save the Developer - Link.
  • GTA V Cost $268 Million to Make, 5th Most Expensive Product of All-Time - Link.
  • Tomb Raider Reboot Shifts 8.5 Million Copies - Link.


Reviews & Opinion Pieces

  • How Would Single Player Titanfall Work, Anyway? - Link.
  • Why Nintendo Should Have Supported the Wii for Longer - Link.
  • Hektor (PC) Review - Link.
  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (PS3) Review - Link.

New Game Announcements, Reveals & Leaks

  • Monster Hunter Stories Announced for 3DS - Link.
  • Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul Announced, Project X Zone 2 Leaked - Link.
  • Action RPG The Technomancer Announced for PS4, Xbox One & PC - Link.
  • Black Ops 3 Announce, Will be Set in a 'Dark, Twisted Future', Zombies & More Confirmed - Link.
  • LEGO Dimensions Officially Announced - Link.
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Confirmed, Coming to PS4, XO & PC - Link & Trailer
  • Yo-Kai Watch 3 Announced for 3DS & More Level-5 Projects - Link.

 

Items of Interest

  • AMD: 'Enormous Potential of VR Has Created Immense Excitement' - Link.
  • Ken Levine Discusses Character Development in His Next Project - Link.
  • Voice Chat Dropped from Splatoon Over Toxicity Concerns - Link.
  • Rovio: Angry Birds Go Has 'Higher Reach' Than Mario Kart Franchise - Link.
  • Microsoft's Phil Spencer - Virtual Reality Not Yet 'A Thing' - Link.
  • Bloodborne Director Reveals His Favorite 'Souls' Series Boss - Link.
  • Mobius Final Fantasy's Leading Character Deemed 'Too Sexy', Toned Down - Link.
  • Changes to VGChartz - Link.


Key General News

  • Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Game Being Developed by Team Ninja - Link.
  • Rumor: Kojima Was Fired by Konami - Link.
  • Square Enix Teases Another New Project - Link.
  • Zynga CEO Don Mattrick Steps Down - Link.
  • The Witcher 3 Expansions Announced - Link.
  • Nintendo to Publish Yo-Kai Watch in the West - Link.
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Video of First 15 Minutes Released - Link.

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/258692/vgchartz-round-up-5th-12th-april/

Love Live's Maki, Kuroko's Basketball's Kise Tops Most Fashionable Anime Character Poll

Anime News Network - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 17:00
Fashion is a fickle thing. Trends change every season and your favorite color or style can be thrown out as quickly as it was declared "in." Charapedia...
Categories: General Anime

A Drake-Themed Game Doesn't Have To Be Terrible

Kotaku - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 16:55

I’ll admit it, I’ll admit it. I downloaded Runnin Through The 6, a free iOS endless runner made by Nico Uribe, because I’m a huge Drake fan. But it is rubbish.

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Monster Hunter Stories Announced for 3DS

gamrFeed - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 15:55

Capcom has announced a new ‘spin-off’ for its popular Monster Hunter franchise, Monster Hunter Stories.

This new game will be coming to the 3DS and will be released in 2016 in Japan.  MHS will be a RPG (what type of RPG is still unknown) and it will have a distinctly different art style compared to the mainline games. 

You can watch the debut Japanese trailer below:

Full Article - http://www.vgchartz.com/article/258693/monster-hunter-stories-announced-for-3ds/

This Week’s New Releases 4/12 – 4/18; Mortal Kombat X, Grand Theft Auto V (PC)

Just Push Start - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 15:04

gtav finger waving
The week of April 12th through the 18th sees a smaller selection of new releases, including the return of one of the kings of fighting games. Mortal Kombat X will be making its return back into the spotlight with only the current gen (PC, PS4 and Xbox One) releases, as the last gen releases of the same title will be hitting store shelves later this summer. Titan Souls will finally be arriving on Tuesday, bringing with it a difficult series of boss battles and only one arrow to fend them off with. Otherwise, beyond a couple of 3DS titles including a Natsume-developed train simulator, nothing else is arriving on consoles this month. Grand Theft Auto V finally debuts on PC’s, bringing with it a seven DVD install that’s indicative of the amount of content Rockstar has shoved into this release.

Tuesday 4/14

A-Train: City Simulator (3DS)
Grand Theft Auto V (PC)
Mortal Kombat X (PC/PS4/XB1)
Titan Souls (PC/PS4/Vita)

Wednesday 4/15

Avernum 2: Crystal Souls (iPad)

Thursday 4/16

3D Fantasy Zone II (3DS eShop)
Elementary My Dear Majesty! (PC)
Westerado: Double Barreled (PC)

Producer Recreates Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma Recipes

Anime News Network - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 15:00
Junior chef Sōma Yukihira never turns away from a challenge or unique food combinations. In the first episode of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma he creates...
Categories: General Anime

Good Morning, Here Are The Terrible Raps From Trials Evolution

Kotaku - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 14:45

Yesterday I gave you the terrible yet awesome Mickey Rourke raps from Rogue Warrior to lull you through your Saturday. Sunday is a much worse deal.

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