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Persona 5 Scramble Dominates Japanese Sales Charts

Atlus’ Persona-themed Musou clone has taken the top two slots of this week’s Japanese software sales charts in its first week, selling more copies than all the other games put together. The combined first week sales of 162,410 for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch means that Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers is already […]
Tags: Games, Sales, Rankings, Nintendo, Anime, Atlus, Persona, Famitsu, Atlus Persona


Nintendo Cracked Open Its Secret Game Boy Stash to Help a 95-Year-Old Fan

Nintendo is known for its excellent customer service, but now and then the company will go above and beyond the call of duty for special cases. When technicians couldn’t fix a 95-year-old Japan woman’s dead Game Boy, the company replaced it with a brand new one, leading us to wonder just how many original Game Boys…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Games, Japan, Science, Video Games, Customer Service, Nintendo, Game Boy


Ring Fit Adventure Gains Notoriety in China as a Result of the Coronavirus

Ring Fit Adventure, an exercise game for the Nintendo Switch that has its own unique apparatus, has been swiftly gaining attention in China due to people staying home in order to protect themselves from the Coronavirus. Countless Chinese citizens have retreated to the refuge of their abodes in an attempt to avoid the deadly Coronavirus, […]
Tags: Health, Business, Fitness, China, International, Nintendo, Anime, Nintendo Switch, Coronavirus


This Week In Trailers: Insert Coin, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Bacurau, Scream, Queen! My Nightmare On Elm Street, Charm City Kings

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we look back at an arcade legend, eat the rich, get weird with Udo Kier, realize how wonderfully transgressive Nightmare on Elm Stre...
Tags: Movies, Time, Chicago, Mouse, This Week In Trailers, Nba, Thomas Piketty, Nintendo, Piketty, Movie Trailers, Baltimore, Freddy, Patton, Carmelita, Tyler Jensen, Movie Marketing


StarCraft: Ghost Leaked 14 Years After Cancellation

Vaporware title StarCraft:Ghost has been leaked online 14 years after it was put on “indefinite postponement”. The Blizzard game was first announced in 2006 and was intended for release on the three main consoles of the time: PlayStation 2, Nintendo Gamecube and Xbox. Multiple delays followed and the stealth-action title was put on indefinite postponement […]
Tags: Games, Blizzard, Playstation, Leak, Xbox, Nintendo, Anime, Retro, Starcraft, Stealth, GameCube, PS2


The Best Video Games of the 2010s

Welcome to the second entry in our Best of the 2010s series! Last time we covered the best manga series released in the past decade, and this time we’re talking video games. As with our manga lists, we compiled this list by scoring each title based on how high it appeared on the respective rankings of our three contributors: Evan Minto, Ink, and David Estrella (we’ll post the full lists on our Patreon in a few days). This isn’t an exhaustive list, and for video games in particular our three cont...
Tags: Video Games, The Walking Dead, Nintendo, Super Smash Bros, Anime, Ubisoft, Zelda, Portal, Dlc, Rock Band, Shepard, Bloodborne, David Estrella, Fire Emblem, Evan Minto, Dark Souls


Catherine: Full Body Rated for Nintendo Switch in Korea

It appears that adultery simulator Catherine: Full Body is coming to the Nintendo Switch, after the game was assessed by the Game Rating and Administration Committee of Korea. The Switch’s vast community of port beggars may be pleased to hear that Atlus’s allegedly transphobic puzzle game seems set to come to the Nintendo device. The […]
Tags: Games, Puzzle, Korea, Nintendo, Anime, Ports, Atlus, Catherine, Nintendo Switch, Administration Committee


Nintendo PlayStation Being Auctioned

The world’s only working Nintendo PlayStation is now being auctioned, with bids already in the hundreds of thousands from those eager to have in their possession a part of video game history. Terry Diebold is currently auctioning his Nintendo PlayStation prototype at Heritage Auction after having turned down a $1.2 million offer from a Norwegian […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Money, History, Playstation, Auctions, Nintendo, Anime, Heritage Auction, Terry Diebold


Ani-Gamers Podcast #130 – Three Houses, One Podcast

Golden Deer vs. Blue Lions! Evan and David have both finished Fire Emblem: Three Houses, so it’s time to dig into this tactical RPG behemoth. In this in-depth review, the hosts cover the game’s balance of turn-based strategy combat and social sim elements, its extremely anime story, and the many amazing, memorable characters. Plus: some news about Byleth’s appearance in Super Smash Bros! Topics include: Felix hates everyone, Smash paypigs, and Rhea’s butt. Runtime:  1 hour, 42 minutes D...
Tags: Video Games, US, David, Nintendo, Super Smash Bros, Anime, Rhea, FELIX, Evan, Fire Emblem, Evan Minto, Scott Gratton, Nintendo Switch, Evan David Evan, Evan David Ani, Otaku USA


Prototype Nintendo PlayStation up for auction. Bidding's already sky high.

In the 1990s, Nintendo and Sony collaborated on a new game console. Nintendo quit the deal suddenly, one of the greatest business mistakes in video game history. Sony developed and released its own version of the PlayStation console, to spectacular success. But there was a prototype "Nintendo PlayStation", and the working device is up for auction. It's going to go for a lot of money; bidding is already in the five figures. Nintendo Play Station Super NES CD-ROM Prototype - Sony and Nintendo c...
Tags: Post, Games, News, Heritage, Sony, Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Benjamin Heckendorn


Sonic the Hedgehog Review

Rating: BEGIN SLIDESHOW 5/10 Cast: Ben Schwartz as Sonic the Hedgehog (Voice) Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik James Marsden as Tom Wachowski Tika Sumpter as Maddie Wachowski Adam Pally as Billy Robb Neal McDonough as Major Bennington Directed by Jeff Fowler Written by Patrick Casey & Josh Miller Summary: In another world, Sonic the Hedgehog lives on an island paradise filled with lush wildlife and architecturally pristine landscapes formed to accompany his speedy skills. While free to roam ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Nintendo, Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz, Sega, Tom, Ben, Carrey, Movie News, Robotnik, Jeff Fowler, Patrick Casey Josh Miller, Tom Wachowski, Robotnik James Marsden, Maddie Wachowski Adam Pally


Sonic the Hedgehog Review #2

Rating:  BEGIN SLIDESHOW 7.5/10 Cast: Ben Schwartz as Sonic the Hedgehog James Marsden as Tom Wachowski Jim Carrey as Dr. Ivo Robotnik, aka Eggman Tika Sumpter as Maddie Wachowski Adam Pally as Billy Rob Directed by Jeff Fowler Sonic the Hedgehog review #2: Detective Pikachu, Tomb Raider, Resident Evil, Super Mario Bros. The list of film adaptations of video games goes on and sees a range of strong efforts to true crimes against both film and gamer communities, and the latest comes in ...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Movie Reviews, Nintendo, Pokemon, Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz, Sega, Schwartz, James Marsden, Pikachu, Carrey, ComingSoon, Movie News, Robotnik, Jeff Fowler


Yggdra Union Resurfaces on the Nintendo Switch

Yggdra Union: We’ll Never Fight Alone, a tactical strategy game released for the Game Boy Advance and smartphones a while ago, will soon be gracing the Nintendo Switch, yet another moment for those who thrive off nostalgia to spend their cash and re-experience the past. The tactical RPG had players commanding armies to take down […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, Strategy, Nintendo, Anime, Ports, Announcements, Nintendo Switch, Yggdra Union Resurfaces, Yggdra Union


Theme Park Bits: New FastPass Attractions at Disneyland, Tokyo’s New Monorail, and More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Two Disneyland attractions are getting FastPass. Tokyo Disney Resort is getting a brand-new monorail. And more! At Disneyland, FastPass works in a much different way than it does at Walt Disney World. Once you’re on property, you can sign up for MaxPass and get your FastPasses right through your smartphone. But there’s less planning involved. However, you might want to start putting your planning cap on, because two current attractions at the Anaheim res...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Nintendo, Theme Parks, Iger, Abu Dhabi, Disneyland, Tom Cruise, Tomorrowland, Ferrari World, Hong Kong Disneyland, Mike, Anaheim, Tokyo Disney Resort, Mickey, Universal Studios Orlando


4 US Airports Will Get A Nintendo Popup Lounge This Month

Fortune is reporting that 4 US airports will get a Nintendo popup lounge starting on 2/13. Airports getting a popup lounge: Chicago/ORD (2/13-3/29) Dallas/DAL (2/13-3/26) Seattle/SEA (2/13-3/29) Washington/IAD (2/13-3/29) At the lounge you can pickup a free luggage handle wrap, charge your devices, play on a Nintendo Switch, or order a Switch, though oddly enough […]
Tags: Deals, Games, US, Chicago, Nintendo, Seattle SEA, Points & Travel, Nintendo Popup Lounge This Month, Dallas DAL, Washington IAD


Maybe Microsoft's Xbox Chief Didn't Say the Stupidest Thing About Cloud Gaming This Week

In a quote in Politico’s new technology-focused publication, Protocol, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer said something seemingly earth-shattering for any gamer: It isn’t Nintendo or Sony that Microsoft views as primary competitors in the gaming space, but Amazon and Google. That sounds deeply stupid. Google’s Stadia has…Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Science, Microsoft, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Cloud Gaming, Phil Spencer, Stadia, GeForce Now, Project xCloud


Coronavirus Delays Nintendo Switch Production

Nintendo has blamed the deadly coronavirus for production delays to the Switch and its peripherals, with such an explanation likely to soon be wielded by lazy developers as an excuse to stall for more time. An announcement published on Nintendo’s official site says that the Nintendo Switch will suffer from production delays, along with Joy-con […]
Tags: Health, Business, Games, China, Medical, Nintendo, Anime, Delays, Nintendo Switch


Enter the world of Mario Paint Composer, music made from Mario sounds

From Billie Eilish to meme songs, the 1992 SNES game Mario Paint lives on with it’s colourful sound palette making music around the world. Since Nintendo released the SNES into the world creatives have been making chip-tune music with it’s built-in sound-card and the wonderful array of 16-bit sounds it creates. The internet has bred all kinds of offshoots of this creative musical art-form, the latest based on a 1992 Mario game. 25+ years on from Mario Paint’s release it’s legacy is hear...
Tags: Games, Music, Video Games, Fun, Memes, Nintendo, Mario, Gamers, 16-bit, Billie Eilish, SNES, Chiptune, Video Game Music, Chip Tune, Chip Tunes, Mario Paint


With the next Xbox, Microsoft is done competing with PlayStation: 'We see Amazon and Google as the main competitors going forward' (MSFT)

This holiday season, both Microsoft and Sony are planning to launch next-generation game consoles: the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5, respectively. Though the two consoles compete directly, Microsoft is intentionally moving its Xbox business away from direct competition with Sony. "When you talk about Nintendo and Sony, we have a ton of respect for them, but we see Amazon and Google as the main competitors going forward," Xbox leader Phil Spencer said in a recent interview with Protocol...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Netflix, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Aws, Spencer, Amazon Web Services AWS, Nintendo Wii, Phil Spencer, Xbox Microsoft, Netflixes


Hacker Forced to Pay Nintendo $250,000 May Also Be Jailed for Child Porn

A 21-year-old man from California is likely to be sentenced to three years in prison after investigations of his hacking activities uncovered child pornography. Ryan Hernandez, who also goes by the online handle of “RyanRocks”, was charged with multiple hacking incidents going as far back as 2016, when he used phishing techniques to obtain information […]
Tags: Games, Usa, Crime, Children, California, Hacking, Nintendo, Courts, Pornography, Anime, Nintendo Switch, Ryan Hernandez, RyanRocks


Mecha Action Game Daemon X Machina Coming to Steam

English video game publisher Xseed Games has announced the intense mecha action game Daemon X Machina, first released for the Nintendo Switch last year, will be getting a PC port releasing on Steam next week. Further details on the game along with the Steam launch trailer by Xseed Games: From the visionary minds of producer […]
Tags: Games, Steam, Nintendo, Anime, Ports, Pc Gaming, Mecha, Marvelous, XSEED Games


Finally, a wooden retro gaming console that complements your home!

It feels like gaming central around here with this retro gaming console that just caught my eye! Rafael Rubio’s wood-e is a gaming console created from, well, wood! It’s an emulation system based on Raspberry (though other electronics and systems can be fitted in), which basically means its software has been programmed to operate and behave like the hardware of an older video game system.Inspired by the Nintendo tabletop arcade machines of the ’80s, Rubio wanted to bring back the style of some o...
Tags: Games, Design, Nintendo, Product Design, Rubio, Rafael Rubio, Wood-e, Wooden Gaming Console, Machine CNC, Rafael RubioThis


Fire Emblem Heroes Players Disgruntled Over New Paid Subscription

Nintendo’s top grossing gacha game Fire Emblem Heroes has garnered ire amongst its playerbase due to the introduction of the “Fire Emblem Heroes Pass”, a paid subscription that locks features of the game that some players are demanding to be free instead. The Fire Emblem Heroes Pass made its way around on social media after […]
Tags: Games, Internet, Smartphones, Nintendo, Anime, Fire Emblem, Casuals


Nintendo Forces Go-Kart Company to Pay ¥50 Million

Nintendo has confirmed that the MariCar company, which allowed customers to race around Tokyo in go-karts dressed as Mario characters, will be forced to pay the video game giant ¥50 million for copyright infringement. MariCar (which is now calling itself Mari Mobility Development Inc.) attracted the ire of Nintendo for such stunts as using Mario-themed […]
Tags: Games, Money, Law, Nintendo, Courts, Mario, Tokyo, Anime, Mario Kart, Mari Mobility Development Inc, Nintendo Forces Go Kart Company


Theme Park Bits: Galaxy’s Edge Sporks, Pokemon in Universal Studios, and More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Buy a spork at Galaxy’s Edge. Get ready for the Food & Wine Festival at Disney California Adventure. Pokemon may be coming to Universal. And more! If you have a hankering for merchandise, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge has you covered. Yes, they’ve got everything from puppets to droids to lightsabers to…sporks. Yes, you read that right, there are sporks that you can now buy at Galaxy’s Edge, if you’re so inclined. Now, here’s the interesting twist: these spor...
Tags: Theme Parks


The Outer Worlds lands on Switch in March, but sequels could stick to Xbox

The Outer Worlds hits the Nintendo Switch on March 6, and could be the only game in the franchise to do so.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Xbox, Nintendo, Switch, Obsidian, Outer Worlds


Nintendo Has Raked in $1 Billion From Mobage

Nintendo’s foray into the smartphone game market has turned out highly successful as they have acquired $1 billion in revenue, perhaps a predictable outcome given the profitable (and predatory) nature of smartphone games combined with Nintendo’s indistinguishable renown. According to Sensor Tower, Nintendo’s six mobile games have secured 452 million downloads worldwide, 54% of which […]
Tags: Games, Money, Sales, Smartphones, Nintendo, Anime, Gacha, Casuals


The Morning Watch: ‘Legend of Zelda’ in the Style of Studio Ghibli, ‘The Gentlemen’ Scene Breakdown & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a fanmade trailer for a Legend of Zelda movie in the style of animated movies from Studio Ghibli. Listen as director Guy Ritchie breaks down a scene from The Gentlemen with the film’s cast, and Saturda...
Tags: New York, Movies, Nintendo, Snl, Charlie Hunnam, Aidy Bryant, Zelda, Vanity Fair, Cecily Strong, Studio Ghibli, Guy-Ritchie, The Legend Of Zelda, Michelle Dockery, Bryant, Ritchie, Kate McKinnon


Pokemon Home Paid Premium Milking Players For All They’re Worth

The Pokemon Company and Game Freak have elaborated on the functionality of the Pokemon HOME cloud service for the Nintendo Switch, attracting attention of the negative sort as fans have expressed dissatisfaction for having to shell out yet more cash. The cloud service will allow those in possession of a Nintendo Switch and owners of […]
Tags: Games, Nintendo, Pokemon, Anime, Announcements, Pokemon Company, Game Freak, Nintendo Switch


Nintendo to Stop Repairing Wiis

Nintendo has admitted that they will soon stop repairing Nintendo Wii consoles in Japan, the rapidly developing nation no longer seeing a need to fix such ancient outdated technology. Repairs of the 13-year-old console will stop on March 31st, according to Nintendo’s recent announcement. The company justified its decision by citing a lack of replacement […]
Tags: Games, Japan, Nintendo, Anime, Announcements, Wii, Cancellations, Nintendo Wii



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