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Review: River City: Rival Showdown

River City Ransom is one of those recognizable names from the NES era that then stood out in the growing beat em’ up genre by using some nifty RPG elements, and is best known for the iconic “Barf” expression that enemies e...

 
 
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Reverie bound for Vita early next year, PS4 soon after

I've only very recently heard of Reverie, a top down 2D action game very much in the style of old school Legend of Zelda with a visual style very closely resembling EarthBound. A bigger surprise with this title is that it was...

 
 
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J-List Snackbox DX: October 2017 - Japanator Unboxing

The recent rise in popularity of all these snack boxes by mail have given people alternatives in their snack game and with plenty of different services out there, there's something for everyone. For people like me who are into things from ...

 
 
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Loot Anime: Work For It! - Japanator Unboxing

If there's one common element in a lot of anime, it's the almost endless struggle to achieve a dream or complete a mission. From training to make oneself stronger to working a job just to make ends meet, anime is crazy enough to mix the mu...

 
 
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Canada gets anime tourism commercial from Your Name creators

Last year marked the release of Your Name, one of the most successful anime films to come out in Japan and worldwide. Your Name wowed audiences with stunningly beautiful animation and evoked many emotions within its viewers while nettin...

 
 
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Review: Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA

Have you ever heard of the name Adol Christin? If not, Adol just so happens to be the hero of the many Ys games since 1987 and he’s an adventurer who keeps finding himself in all sorts of adventures. For those who have no idea on how ...

 
 
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Early Access Review: Fortnite

Did you know that 2011 was six years ago? It was quite a year for gaming. Big games such as Skyrim and Portal 2 came out and made it onto many people’s game of the year lists. It's also when Duke Nukem Forever finally released af...

 
 
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See a bit of cosplay and con with this Delta H Con video

Last weekend I decided to drop by and check out a little bit of Delta H Con, one of the many anime/fandom conventions in the city of Houston, Texas. I was only there for around two hours and had to go home early since Houston weather got r...

 
 
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Review: Fallen Legion

There's usually two sides in a story: there are the good guys, and there are the bad guys. But once you really think about it, it's all perspective. You can be the hero of your story but that doesn't mean you can't also be the bad guy of an...

 
 
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Gintama is finally getting a pure action game

If there is one anime that deserves to have a dedicated action game, it's Gintama. For those unfamiliar with the anime and manga, it's basically a mostly comedic Rurouni Kenshin (Samurai X) but with Space Aliens instead of Westerners ending...

 
 
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Study: Men are working fewer hours now because of video games

A paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research proposes that video games are the reason why men ages 21-30 are working fewer hours than the previous generation. The paper also suggests that the improving technology and quality...

 
 
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Review: RPG Maker Fes

Every other week, it seems like there is at least one game that comes out that was made from one of those readily available game development software that lets almost anyone make a game. The game creation software of choice is usually eithe...

 
 
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New Breath of the Wild amiibo to hit soon

A new set of four amiibo characters from Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been announced and they're also compatible with the upcoming new DLC for the game. The new Breath of the Wild amiibo are based off of Daruk, Mipha, Revali, and Urbosa. ...

 
 
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Core RPG Pokemon title confirmed for Nintendo Switch

As if the heavens have finally opened and Arceus has answered our prayers, The Pokemon Company's Tsunekazu Ishiara has confirmed that they are making a "Core RPG Pokemon title" for the Nintendo Switch. No news of a release date just yet, bu...

 
 
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New Just Dance 2018 to add some K-pop, Miku to the mix

In a dance move that everyone expected, Ubisoft busts out their new Just Dance 2018 announcement with some Tron-esque Mortal Kombat dancers. Their E3 presentation also featured short snippet of "Bubble Pop", a K-pop song from Kore...

 
 
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Review: Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada

I once regarded the Dynasty Warriors series and its many spinoffs as using the same old tired formula "where you press a button repeatedly to win." But after rediscovering my love for the beat-'em-up genre in the last decade, I also started...

 
 
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Embrace the anime in this Anime Matsuri 2017 Video

Last weekend in Houston, Texas, the annual Anime Matsuri convention took place. The convention was held at the George R. Brown center where attendance was a little over 36,000, up from 30,000 last year. I was there to take a look at the fes...

 
 




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