In the United States, the word Otaky has come to mean people fairly obsessed and in love with anime. This E3, Namco Bandai announced a game that is Shonen Jump fanfic come to life: Jump Force. A 3v3 fighter, Jump Force is bringing together your favorite franchises and tugging at your otaku hearts. Every character is pulled from Weekly Shonen Jump, a manga anthology that has been popular in Japan for decades. For Western audiences and particularly those living the united state
Hands-On with SoulCaliber VI at PAX East
by Kate Sanchez It’s been six years since Soulcalibur V was released, and with the exception of a mobile game (Soulcalibur: Unbreakable Soul in 2014) and a free-to-play single player quest game – exclusive to the PlayStation Network (Soulcalibur: Lost Swords) the fighter hasn’t been top of mind for many gamers. There are few fighters that hold my attention, however, the mechanics and character customization (introduced in III) made the
Sometimes to fight in the darkness is the only way to keep the light glowing. When a mysterious darkness falls upon Tokyo, and shadowy creatures begin consuming humans, a war takes place. Men and women battle in the shadows, on the streets affected by the mysterious darkness, for control and order. there are those that seek to stop the chaos and those that seek to take advantage of it. From Arc System Workers and Aksys Games come Under Night In-Birth: Exel Late [st]. Under Ni
After months of waiting, the wait is almost over for fans of Final Fantasy. Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is coming in January 2018 to PlayStation 4 and Steam players, marking one of the first big titles of 2018. To tease us further, Square Enix has released its opening cinematic movie for all to see. The trailer features a long, historical variety of Final Fantasy characters, fighting in an endless bout of good versus evil. The game will encompass the long list of both heroes an
There are few things more satisfying than seeing giant robots fight. Huge, hulking machines, using state-of-the-art weapons, facing off against each other without a care as to what is destroyed around them. Gundam has been a franchise all about these immensely powerful machines. Since its inception in 1979, Gundam has captivated audiences all around the world from the original Gundam to Gundam Wing to the recently released Gundam: Iron- Blooded Orphans. Spanning decades, the
Let’s deal with Dhalsim’s elephant in the room. Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite’s roster is a huge step back from the likes of its 55+ character predecessors. Characters like Jedah and Captain Marvel are certainly great additions, but these are the exceptions and not the rules. The Marvel side of the roster is entirely filled with Marvel Cinematic Universe stars, with no mutants or Latverians in sight. Capcom’s roster, conversely, feels like they pulled punches, with a lot of the
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