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The new Humble Manga Bundle lets you read the show

For a self-proclaimed weeb, I don't read nearly as much manga as I think I should. Thankfully, that sad state of affairs is changing, thanks to increased accessibility and dropping costs. And if you're looking for a handful of (digital) man...

 
 
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Review: Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

"What will you do after the end of the world?" This might be the most answered question in contemporary game history, so rife is the medium with stories set after the collapse of civilization as we know it. Beyond being a convenient escape ...

 
 
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What anime are you watching for spring 2019?

Spring has sprung! A fresh new season stretches out before us as we dive into a pile of new anime and argue about what's worth watching and what's worth hate-watching. As always, the new season snuck up on me while I'm rewatching old episod...

 
 
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Persona 5 S gets a teaser site with vague info

Atlus has launched a teaser website for a project called Persona 5 S. Much like how Persona 5 R ended up becoming Persona 5: The Royal, this new project is likely to be another version of the popular JRPG. Whether this will become the rumor...

 
 
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Here's a potential look at the new Yakuza game

Whenever something is announced on April 1, you have to take it with a grain of salt. Lots of publishers and developers like to have fun by announcing things that will never see the light of day, regardless of how cool they may be. Others l...

 
 
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Judgment sells incredibly well, shifting around 97% of stock

During a live stream event yesterday, Sega's chief creative officer Toshihiro Nagoshi spoke about Judgment and the recent scandal with Pierre Taki. Starting things off on a positive note, Judgment has sold through 97% of its worldwide stock...

 
 
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First Ys IX footage shows off expanded traversal options

As announced in early February, Falcom debuted some footage of Ys IX at the Dengeki Games Festival yesterday. It's not as exciting as you'd think, but it does show off the expanded traversal options that Ys IX will have. Adol has something ...

 
 
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Yakuza 5 running on PS4 is a clear improvement

After yesterday's announcement of a release date for Yakuza 5 on PS4, it was only a matter of time that we'd see an official trailer. I was very eager to see how this would run on Sony's current-gen system, considering it ran pretty poorly ...

 
 
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Yakuza 5's PS4 port heats up Japan this June

Japan's Weekly Famitsu magazine has revealed that the Yakuza 5 PS4 port will be hitting shelves on June 20, 2019, for 3,990 yen. Being a mere port instead of a remaster, the game will only update the resolution to 1080p and bring the framer...

 
 
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Review: The Caligula Effect: Overdose

The last time The Caligula Effect was considered a new game release, things didn't exactly go well for it.  But a rather mixed reception didn't stop FuRyu and Aquria from sticking with the brand, and the game is now back, remade for mo...

 
 
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Ys IX gets a Fall release window and new art

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox will be releasing at some point in Fall 2019 for the PS4. Nihon Falcom broke the news on Twitter with a post that revealed some new concept art for the game. I'm not exactly sure if the shadowy figure is series protagoni...

 
 
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Fate/Grand Order VR available free in English on PS VR

Fate/Grand Order just recently debuted a new addition its story with the opening of the Epic of Remnant expansion the other day, but that doesn't mean people with the wisdom not to play the game are left out in the cold. Aniplex h...

 
 
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Review: God Eater 3

Sometimes it's good to be in second place. That's been the case with God Eater, Bandai Namco's would-be challenger to Capcom’s juggernaut Monster Hunter series. Though it never quite left Monster Hunter’s long shadow, God Eate...

 
 
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Falcom will debut Ys IX footage next month

Falcom is set to debut footage of the upcoming Ys IX: Monstrum Nox next month at the Dengeki Games Festival 2019. Falcom president Toshihiro Kondo will be on stage during a special event on March 24 to reveal the first footage of Ys IX alon...

 
 
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Dante's sick ride from Devil May Cry 5 is real

In a pretty awesome marketing stunt, Capcom Japan has partnered with Triumph Motorcycles to create a replica of Dante's sick ride from Devil May Cry 5. Sporting an incredibly slick paint job and custom details like "Ebony & Ivory" on th...

 
 
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Sega Ages Out Run is getting a soundtrack release in Japan

Out Run is an arcade classic with some exceptional music. Its various ports and sequels over the years have only added to that rich musical landscape with new tunes for each game. When it got released on Switch late last year, it came packe...

 
 
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Ni no Kuni is getting a film adaptation in Japan

Warner Bros. Japan is teaming up with developer Level-5 to create an anime film adaptation of the Ni no Kuni games. Featuring character designs by Yoshiyuki Momose and a score composed by Joe Hisaishi, the film is set for a summer 2019 rele...

 
 
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Review: Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition

A couple of weeks ago I speculated in my early impressions that Tales of Vesperia - now available once again in English after nearly a decade mired in a past of Xbox 360 exclusivity and held by a publisher seemingly cold on the idea of...

 
 
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Fate/Grand Order celebrates five million downloads

It will never not be a little weird to me to realize how popular the Fate franchise is, but the truth can't be denied: It's up there. Practically a household name among the nerdy and loaded enough to buy building-sized ads to put up ou...

 
 
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