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Heroic Legend of Arslan

Classic manga The Heroic Legend of Arslan is getting a Musou game


On PS3 and PS4
May 07
// Chris Carter
[Art by Shinobu Tanno] According to Shonen Magazine, The Heroic Legend of Arslan manga series is getting a brand new Musuo (Dynasty Warriors) game, set to ship this fall in Japan on the PS3 and PS4. For th...
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Dengeki Bunko fighter

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax coming to PS3, Vita


Sega and ASCII Media Works' fighter heads west this summer
Jan 29
// Kyle MacGregor
Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is coming west this summer, Sega just announced. The crossover project celebrates the 20th anniversary of Dengeki Bunko, pitting characters from Sword Art Online, Spice & Wolf,&nb...
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Resident Evil goes manga, serves as a prequel to Resident Evil 6


New title from Viz Media
Oct 17
// Dale North
Resident Evil goes manga in a new series from Viz Media. Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire serves as a prequel to Capcom's Resident Evil 6, created by Naomi Serizawa. The 5-volume series launches November 18 on Viz's Signatur...
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Terra Formars

Roaches beware: Terra Formars title headed for 3DS


This ain't no Bad Mojo
Oct 10
// Brittany Vincent
According to the latest issue of Weekly Young Jump, a Terra Formars game is headed for 3DS, for lots of maximum roach-killing action. It's like a can of Raid, but for your Nintendo handheld. The game, tentatively titled Terra...
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Square Enix

Square Enix is suing SNK Playmore over manga copyright


High Score Girl
Oct 08
// Brett Makedonski
SNK Playmore recently filed criminal charges against Square Enix, citing copyright infringement. The alleged violation stems from Square Enix's use of SNK characters in the manga High Score Girl. In retaliation, Square E...

In honor of Canada Day, a video about Akira.

Jul 01 // Max Scoville
All about Akira:The MovieThe ComicThe Games:The Famicom GameThe Amiga GameThe Playstation 2 GameThe Cancelled Sega and Super Nintendo Games  The Music:Geinoh YamashirogumiKanye West "Stronger"M83 "Midnight City"M83 "Reunion"M83 "Wait"Other Movies:Blade RunnerBrazilChronicle  
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Because "Canada" sounds like "Kaneda"
Today is Canada day. And since "Canada" sounds kind of, sort of like "Kaneda," the hero of Otomo Katsuhiro's groundbreaking cyberpunk manga-turned-anime Akira, that's reason enough for me to put on my favorite red jacket and talk about one of his favorite pieces of media ever... Japanese, Canadian, or otherwise.

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One Piece Unlimited World Red coming to North America


Coming this year to PS3, 3DS, Vita, and Wii U
Mar 13
// Dale North
I hope you didn't miss the first footage of One Piece Unlimited World Red earlier this year. This adventure RPG looks fantastic on any platform, but it's somehow even more impressive on the 3DS. I continue to be impressed by...
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RE6

The Resident Evil 6 prequel manga is getting localized


This might be better than the game
Mar 06
// Chris Carter
Viz Media is bringing over the Resident Evil 6 prequel manga, titled Biohazard: Marhawa Desire. Weighing in at five volumes, the first will drop in November. It'll deal with the C-virus before it became a global incident, and...
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Namco Bandai

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle comes West


Coming 2014
Sep 19
// Dale North
You asked for it! Namco Bandai confirmed at a pre-Tokyo Game Show press event yesterday that manga-based fighter JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle will be coming West. It'll come exclusively to PS3 some time in 2014, presumably to North America and Europe. That's all we know now for now, but what else do you need to know?
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World War Blue

I recommend World War Blue, the console wars manga


It's like Hyperdimension Neptunia, minus the jailbait
Jul 22
// Tony Ponce
WHAT!? Manga!? On my Destructoid homepage!? What is this, Japanator!? Checking the shelves at Barnes & Noble this weekend, I happened upon a manga I had never heard called World War Blue. It caught my interest, so I flipp...
One Piece photo
One Piece

Check out Nipple Lights in One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2


The Mugiwara Pirates are making big waves in the New World!
Feb 25
// Jason Cabral
Strap on your Log Pose, because the crew of the Thousand Sunny is heading for the New World! After their inaugural voyage last year on the PS3, the Strawhat Pirates are coming back with new skills, new allies ...
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Namco Bandai announces Project Versus J


The ultimate shonen game
Dec 05
// Dale North
The latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump has hit shelves in Japan, and in it readers have found the announcement of a new game from Namco Bandai called Project Versus J.  We know next to nothing about the title other than ...
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TGS: Hands on with the Reader app for PS Vita


Sep 20
// Dale North
We got our hands on a Vita running the newly announced manga/comic reading Reader software today at TGS.  The first thing I noticed is how great manga looks on the Vita's OLED screen. Colors seem to pop right off the scr...
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TGS: Reader for Vita lets you read and buy manga, comics


Sep 19
// Dale North
At Sony's pre-TGS press conference today, a new reader and store for manga and comics for the PlayStation Vita was unveiled.  SCEJ president Hiroshi Kawano showed off reading app Reader, which looked colorful and absolut...
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Grandpa Danger for 3DS looks absolutely ludicrous


Aug 22
// Jordan Devore
The less you know about Grandpa Danger going in, the better. Just look at these screenshots and try to comprehend the utter chaos unfolding on screen. This latest installment of the series -- yes, it's a series and has been f...
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Gon Chomp Chomp Adventure reminds me of Tomba


Mar 22
// Chris Carter
It's a little known fact that the best dinosaur ever is Gon. Fans of Tekken may remember his amazing cameo in Tekken 3 (featured above), but most people don't know that he's actually the star of his own manga. While he alread...
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Mega Man Megamix artist now has a deviantART account


Oct 16
// Tony Ponce
I don't know how many of you will care about this bit of news, but it involves one of my favorite manga artists, Hitoshi Ariga, and I'd like to try and share some of my joy with all of you. Ariga has served as a graphic desig...
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You are already Dead Island


Sep 12
// Jim Sterling
Tired of using electrified katanas, burning axes and exploding knives to execute the zombies of Dead Island? You might want to try this PC mod, as it allows you to finish off the horde using the mystical art of Hokotu Shinke...
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Exclusive: Twisted Pixel talks about Manga Comic Jumper


Oct 09
// Max Scoville
Comic Jumper's been available on XBLA since Wednesday, but I've been busy/sick/in Texas, so I've been behind. Here is the belated fourth and final installment of our exclusive preview of Comic Jumper: The Adventures Of Capta...
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Legendary unused Mega Man boss is news to me


Aug 19
// Jonathan Holmes
When Cowzilla posted those mind blowing Mega Man wallpapers last weekend, I double-freaked out. The first freak out was over the quality of the artwork. The second freak out was over the fact that I didn't recognize every cha...
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Fan-made Metroid manga looks freaking fantastic


Jul 03
// Jonathan Holmes
I'm really impressed with this manga. Most of it's in color, and all of it looks awesome. The story is pretty weird; there's a whole lot of words, but nothing really happens. That's OK though. As far as free online comics go,...
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Western Fist of the North Star to be more violent!


Mar 28
// Jim Sterling
As if we needed any further proof that Japan regards Western gamers as bloodthirsty gorehounds, Omega Force producer Hisashi Koinuma has stated that his team is likely planning a more brutal version of Fist of the North ...
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Fist of the North Star gets new screens RAWR!


Mar 19
// Jim Sterling
Fist of the North Star has some new screenshots. You can look at the new screenshots if you want. They are screenshots. Screenshots that are posted on the Internet. For a game. Screenshots.  Dynasty Warriors developer Om...
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Fist of the North Star coming to Europe, gets new screens


Mar 05
// Jim Sterling
Koei Tecmo has today confirmed that Fist of the North Star is coming to Europe. Omega Force's marriage between the popular Manga and Dynasty Warriors' one-against-all gameplay is looking supremely hot, and while a worldw...
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Fist of the North Star has new screens, full of ATATATATA


Jan 08
// Jim Sterling
I promise that this story will not have any references to things being "already dead."  A brand new gallery for Fist of the North Star Musou has recently been revealed and it's already dead. These screenshots, which are ...
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Fist of the North Star Musou gameplay pumps up the JAM!


Dec 29
// Jim Sterling
All it took for people to pay attention to Dynasty Warriors was to replace everything about it with a 1983 Manga featuring exploding human flesh. Why didn't Koei Tecmo think of it sooner, eh?  Yes, people are genuinely ...
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Fist of the North Star Musou trailer is freakin' awesome


Dec 27
// Jim Sterling
As 2010 fast approaches, Koei Tecmo is rolling out the promotion for what could be its biggest game of the upcoming year. Fist of the North Star Musou blends Dynasty Warriors beat-em-all gameplay with the classic Manga and i...
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Even more Fist of the North Star Musou stuff!


Dec 26
// Jim Sterling
Fist of the North Star Musou is looking like one of the best games in the Dynasty Warriors series. The graphics are actually good, the setting is unique, and the gameplay promises plenty of person-exploding fun. It's going to...
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Fan translation of Phantom Hourglass manga is done


Dec 26
// Matthew Razak
Zelda fans it's time to put down Spirit Tracks for a couple of seconds and get some reading done. The manga based on The Legend of Zelda: The Phantom Hourglass has finally been fully translated and can be read at your leisure...
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Fist of the North Star Musou gets Web site ATATATATATATA


Oct 19
// Jim Sterling
Okay, so there's not really a lot to it yet, but if you're eager to suck down more from Koei Tecmo's Fist of the North Star Musou, there's a teaser page up with swooping logos and the promise of a 2010 release date. Your exci...






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