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It's summer once again with the con season blazing in regards to the heat, especially in the southern part of the US but the cosplayers are looking cool over at this year's Delta H Con in Houston, Texas. I'm back once again t...   read
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  Watch Video 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...   read
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  Watch Video Battle Angel Alita, originally titled "Gunnm" in Japan, is a manga that started way back in 1990 about Alita, an amnesiac robot who is rebuilt after being found in a junkyard and discovers that there is something special abo...   read

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  Watch Video Batman been around for over 75 years, with a few dozen iterations and interpretations of the Dark Knight gracing all forms of media. Now, a new anime interpretation of the caped crusader from the far east surprises everyone ...   read
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  Watch Video 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...   read
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  Watch Video [The Duel starts at 9PM Central!] In 2012, the world was introduced to KURATAS, a giant 9,000 lbs piloted mech robot by Suidobashi Heavy Industries from Japan. The KURATAS was very much a prototype at the time and dubbed mor...   read
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  Watch Video The recent release of  Nintendo's SNES Classic has plenty of gamers and newcomers reliving the '90s all over again with some great games from the era that defined a generation. I thought it would be appropriate to get d...   read

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  Watch Video 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 in...   read
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  Watch Video 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 enoug...   read
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  Watch Video 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 viewe...   read

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  Watch Video 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 ...   read
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  Watch Video 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 fina...   read
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  Watch Video Tony Hawk is a name very familiar to many of those who grew up in the late 90's and early 2000's all thanks to those awesome Tony Hawk Pro Skater games about collecting the letters S-K-A-T-E and pulling off some sick tr...   read

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  Watch 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 Housto...   read

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Review: Fallen Legion

  Watch Video 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 th...   read
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  Watch Video Yesterday, we reported on some great news that the action comedy anime Gintama will finally be getting a "Serious Quality" action game that featured "Super Beautiful Modeling." Less than a day later (which is today), we get a...   read

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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 We...   read
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  Watch Video Live action adaptations are all the rage these days and anime is no stranger to that jump to the realm of IRL. Rurouni Kenshin (also known as Samurai X) received a trilogy of good live action films beginning in 2012, which m...   read

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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 technol...   read

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  Watch Video If you ever watched a lot of Cartoon Network's late night programming block Adult Swim for much of the early to mid 2000s, you may have probably seen an episode or two of the outrageous anime FLCL. This 6-episode anime OVA s...   read

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Review: RPG Maker Fes

  Watch Video 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 i...   read
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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, Reval...   read
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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 da...   read

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  Watch Video 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...   read

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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,...   read
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  Watch 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 ...   read

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Review: Toukiden 2

  Watch Video Games of the hunting genre, often referred to as “Monster Hunter clones,” are still among those foreign video game curiosities that just can't seem to grab western audiences the way it has in Japan. One of the mai...   read
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  Watch Video When I first picked up Atelier Shallie Plus for my review in progress a while ago, I never thought I would ever get into a game that was mostly about making stuff and other secondary activities that lead t...   read
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At first glance, the Atelier games may look like cutesy Japanese RPGs and are often dismissed as something creepy for daring to have pretty anime girls, but there is more to them than what is on the box art. For those un...   read
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  Watch Video So the NES Classic goes on sale this afternoon and many fans of old-school games and lapsed gamers alike are excited to experience the new version of the system that coined the term for video games as "Nintendo." But did you ...   read
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About Red Veronone of us since 11:42 PM on 03.25.2007

My name is Red. I liek gaemz and animu. I write about anime and other Japanese-related curiosities over at Japanator.

I love beat-em-ups and RPGs.
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