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Aztech Forgotten Gods Blends Mexican Storytelling With Anime-Inspired Action-Adventure
Aztech Forgotten Gods Blends Mexican Storytelling With Anime-Inspired Action-Adventure
"There’s such a rich history behind the Aztecs". Another title revealed during today's Nintendo Indie World Showcase, Aztech Forgotten Gods is a new "cyberstone colossus fighter" from Mexican studio, Lienzo. Launching on Switch later this year, the game follows soon-to-be heroine Achtli as she joins her archaeologist mother Nantsin on an unsanctioned dig.
Anime Sure Makes Dandruff Exciting
Anime Sure Makes Dandruff Exciting
This is, perhaps, the most exciting dandruff ad made in the history of the entire world.
Tattoos Removed For Anime's Chinese Release
Tattoos Removed For Anime's Chinese Release
In the anime The Way of the Househusband, the main character, former yakuza boss Tatsu, is covered in tattoos.
Rhythm game Unbeatable has a demo and it slaps
Rhythm game Unbeatable has a demo and it slaps
Often I'll judge an anime by the quality of its opener, so if I think "Hmmm, yes, this bangs", as characters soar across the sky and swing swords at clouds, then I know I'll like it.
After Decades Of Conflict, We're Finally Getting Official Macross Releases In The West
After Decades Of Conflict, We're Finally Getting Official Macross Releases In The West
Macross is one of the finest and most influential anime of all time, but for over 20 years the international distribution of the series’ later instalments—basically everything made after 1999's Macross Plus—has been held hostage by a fierce legal struggle between several companies. Read more...
Robot games: 11 of the best mech games on PC
Robot games: 11 of the best mech games on PC
What are the best robot games on PC? Strapping into an overpowered robot filled to the brim with rockets and lasers is a power fantasy as old as anime itself.
Unbeatable is an anime rhythm game where music is illegal, coming to Steam
Unbeatable is an anime rhythm game where music is illegal, coming to Steam
Unbeatable - a game where music is illegal, and you do crimes - is quick to make an impression.
FFXIV devs bring back old hairstyle, internet explodes
FFXIV devs bring back old hairstyle, internet explodes
Final Fantasy XIV is once again making it rain for fans of extremely anime hair - and even as a fledgling FFXIV player, I'm confident in saying that everyone in this game is a fan of extremely anime hair.
Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth review
Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth review
The '80s and '90s live on in a new game based on the classic novel, RPG, and anime series.
Valheim players turn it into One-Punch Man
Valheim players turn it into One-Punch Man
A pair of Valheim players have turned it from a Viking game to an anime game, by recreating One-Punch Man, superpowers, costume, and all.
New Info About NEO: The World Ends With You Expected To Be Revealed Next Week
New Info About NEO: The World Ends With You Expected To Be Revealed Next Week
Before the first ep of the anime. It's been quite some time since we got an update on NEO: The World Ends With You and it looks like next week we'll finally get to learn more about this new entry. According to the producer Tetsuya Nomura, new information is coming on 9th April, prior to the first episode of The World Ends With You Anime airs in Japan.
Endure a pop-culture nightmare in this bizarre Seinfeld horror game
Endure a pop-culture nightmare in this bizarre Seinfeld horror game
You're trapped in a hellish sitcom world, with a heavy dose of anime, in Sinfeld Remastered.
Dota 2 Dragon Knight Pick Rate Increased Following Netflix Show
Dota 2 Dragon Knight Pick Rate Increased Following Netflix Show
The pick rate for Dragon Knight in Dota 2 has increased following the launch of Netflix's Dota anime.
Netflix show boosts Dragon Knight’s pick rate in Dota 2
Netflix show boosts Dragon Knight’s pick rate in Dota 2
There's now an animated Dota show - no, Netflix, I will not call it an anime no matter how stubbornly you insist it is one - and judging by the revamp to Dota 2's new player experience, Valve is hoping a whole lot of newbies will hop in as a result.
Mech Mechanic Simulator's methodical machinery repair is available now
Mech Mechanic Simulator's methodical machinery repair is available now
Hayao Miyazaki once wrote that he didn't like mech anime because he thought the person who builds the machine should be the hero, not the person who pilots it.
This anime rhythm adventure looks Unbeatable
This anime rhythm adventure looks Unbeatable
The game hits Kickstarter with a free demo next week.
Anime Tokyo Babylon 2021 Canceled Due To Plagiarism But New Version Planned
Anime Tokyo Babylon 2021 Canceled Due To Plagiarism But New Version Planned
Originally scheduled for this April, Tokyo Babylon 2021 was delayed last December after the anime had apparently based character designs on a promotional photo of K-pop star Yeri from Red Velvet as well as another source without permission.
Paradox fans are desperate for the new grand strategy game to be Victoria 3
Paradox fans are desperate for the new grand strategy game to be Victoria 3
As you may remember, during Paradox Interactive’s recent Paradox Insider event, the company announced that a brand new grand strategy game was going to be announced during the annual PDXCon event in May.
RTS game Shadow Tactics is getting a standalone expansion – Aiko’s Choice
RTS game Shadow Tactics is getting a standalone expansion – Aiko’s Choice
Shadow Tactics, Mimimi Games' 2016 stealth-focussed strategy hit, is among the best RTS games on PC by our reckoning, and it's getting even more content later this year.
Famed Anime Studio Wit Made A Stop-Motion Anime And It's Very Cute
Famed Anime Studio Wit Made A Stop-Motion Anime And It's Very Cute
Wit Studio, perhaps best known for the Attack on Titan anime, is expanding its repertoire.
Dota 2 gets a “comprehensive update” to its new player experience for anime launch
Dota 2 gets a “comprehensive update” to its new player experience for anime launch
Today is March 25, which means one big thing for Dota 2 fans: the launch of Netflix's Dota: Dragon's Blood anime series.
Dota 2 is getting a huge update to help new players
Dota 2 is getting a huge update to help new players
It’s timed to coincide with the Dragon’s Blood anime.
Australian Government Official's Anime Figures, Joker Statue Declared A
Australian Government Official's Anime Figures, Joker Statue Declared A "Psychological Hazard"
An Australian government official’s display of pop culture, comics and anime figurines in their office has been declared a ‘psychological hazard’, according to a statement from the Comcare government agency. Read more...
Dota 2 community tutorial now live ahead of anime release
Dota 2 community tutorial now live ahead of anime release
Earlier this month, we shared the news of the Dota 2 community coming together in order to build a community tutorial to help guide new players ahead of the Dota: Dragon’s Blood anime debut on Netflix.
Netflix posts “Dota fans only” clip to get Dota 2 lovers on board for the anime
Netflix posts “Dota fans only” clip to get Dota 2 lovers on board for the anime
If you're a Dota 2 fan, you'll know it's a very big week for the MOBA game's universe.
Dota fans made an unofficial tutorial to help anime viewers start playing
Anime App Funimation Launches On Nintendo Switch In The UK And Ireland Today
Anime App Funimation Launches On Nintendo Switch In The UK And Ireland Today
With more countries to follow. The Nintendo Switch Funimation app is launching in the UK and Ireland today, it's been confirmed. After initially launching on Switch in the US and Canada last December, the anime app will be fully functional across the UK later today.
Steam Flat-Out Refuses To Sell Sleazy Pick-Up Game Super Seducer 3
Steam Flat-Out Refuses To Sell Sleazy Pick-Up Game Super Seducer 3
The third game in dating guru and author Richard La Ruina’s Super Seducer series of full-motion-video dating sims will not be releasing on Steam, because the service does not “ship sexually explicit images of real people,” just tons and tons of anime porn.
Anime-Themed Gaming Chair Has A Katana Holder
Anime-Themed Gaming Chair Has A Katana Holder
Forget a place to hold your drink or snacks! This Demon Slayer-themed gaming chair from Lenovo has a place to store a katana. Read more...
Scarlet Nexus Release Date Trailer and Anime Unveiled; Pre-Order Details
Scarlet Nexus Release Date Trailer and Anime Unveiled; Pre-Order Details
The post Scarlet Nexus Release Date Trailer and Anime Unveiled; Pre-Order Details appeared first on Fextralife. Scarlet Nexus will be releasing on June 25th, new trailer, pre-order bonuses and anime announced, more details here! The post Scarlet Nexus Release Date Trailer and Anime Unveiled; Pre-Order Details appeared first on Fextralife.
Scarlet Nexus launch date announced for June, pre-order bonuses detailed
Scarlet Nexus launch date announced for June, pre-order bonuses detailed
It’s never easy waiting for news on when exactly players will get to use cel-shaded anime women to violently beat enemies to death, but we’ve finally been graced with an answer. Scarlet Nexus, Bandai Namco’s upcoming action RPG will be released on June 25.
PlayStation buys Evo, but they’re still playing Tekken on PC
PlayStation buys Evo, but they’re still playing Tekken on PC
As Microsoft goes around acquiring some of the biggest game studios in the world, it seems Sony is out to acquire… major esports events? Today, PlayStation and a new esports venture called RTS have jointly acquired the Evolution Championship Series - perhaps better known as Evo, the biggest tournament for fighting games out there. Evo Online will take place this year over two stretches, August 6 to August 8, and August 13 to August 15.
Scarlet Nexus arrives in June, and it's getting an anime
Scarlet Nexus arrives in June, and it's getting an anime
Remember that game about sentient flower bouquets with horse legs? Well, you'll soon be able to find out more about these monstrosities for yourself, as Scarlet Nexus has a release date - and there's also news of an accompanying anime.
Scarlet Nexus Gets June Release Date, and a Tie-In Anime Series
Scarlet Nexus Gets June Release Date, and a Tie-In Anime Series
Alongside announcing the release date for Scarlet Nexus, Bandai Namco has revealed that there will also be a tie-in anime series arriving this summer.
Scarlet Nexus Out June 25, Anime To Follow
Scarlet Nexus Out June 25, Anime To Follow
Scarlet Nexus, the “brain punk” action role-playing game from Bandai Namco, will come out on June 25.
The Dota anime tries hard to be Netflix's Castlevania, but it doesn't have the magic
The Dota anime tries hard to be Netflix's Castlevania, but it doesn't have the magic
Dota: Dragon's Blood is generic fantasy, with a few standout action scenes.
Netflix shares a “sneak peak of some new faces” in the Dota 2 anime show
Netflix shares a “sneak peak of some new faces” in the Dota 2 anime show
If you're a Dota 2 fan, you'll know by now that Netflix has an anime based on Valve's MOBA game on the way later this month.
Animator And Character Designer Minako Shiba Dies
Animator And Character Designer Minako Shiba Dies
Today, both P.A. Works and Studio Pierrot announced on Twitter Minako Shiba has died. Read more...
Konami's Big-Headed Baseball Game Is Getting An Anime Adaptation
Konami's Big-Headed Baseball Game Is Getting An Anime Adaptation
You know Power Pros, right? That big-headed baseball game Konami makes that’s hugely popular in Japan.
Leon and Claire fight a zombie outbreak at the White House in Netflix's Resident Evil CG anime series
Leon and Claire fight a zombie outbreak at the White House in Netflix's Resident Evil CG anime series
Leon and Claire fight a zombie outbreak at the White House in Netflix's upcoming Resident Evil CG anime series. Netflix released a full plot description for Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, which is due out at some point this year. "In 2006, there were traces of improper access to secret Presidential files found in the White House's network.
Has the pandemic changed your relationship with games?
Has the pandemic changed your relationship with games?
Remember when the Taiwanese Center for Disease Control reimagined diseases as anime characters? That was only two months ago.
Rainbow Six Siege: Crimson Heist goes full anime
Rainbow Six Siege: Crimson Heist goes full anime
Rainbow Six Siege is delving further and further into its own lore as the seasons wear on, with more extensive backstories and flavour trailers for each of its new operators.
New trailer for Netflix's Dota anime explains what the hell is going on in Dota
New trailer for Netflix's Dota anime explains what the hell is going on in Dota
SirActionSlacks, Sheever, and ODPixel set the stage for Dota: Dragon's Blood
Lo-Fi Chill Beats Anime Girl Now A Collectible Statue
Lo-Fi Chill Beats Anime Girl Now A Collectible Statue
The face of lo-fi chill beats music on YouTube is being turned into a 12 inch collectible statue because if you love something set it free, or in this case make a toy out of it. Read more...
Sega Wants To Know How It Can 'Enhance Your Gaming Experiences'
Sega Wants To Know How It Can 'Enhance Your Gaming Experiences'
Have your say. Hot on the heels of Atlus and its survey asking about your dream Switch ports, Sega has shared its very own set of questions in a bid to learn more about your gaming habits. The company has published a survey made up of 20-or-so questions touching upon topics such as your gaming devices, favourite genres, and even anime.
Square Enix Shows Off New Trailer For The World Ends With You: The Animation
Square Enix Shows Off New Trailer For The World Ends With You: The Animation
Special screening airs later this week. Square Enix will be airing a special "UG Shibuya FES" live stream of the first episode of The World Ends With You: The Animation later this week on 14th March. Ahead of this, it's released the third trailer for the upcoming anime adaptation, which is based on the original 2007 Nintendo DS title.
In Tokyo, Protest At Idol Anime Event
In Tokyo, Protest At Idol Anime Event
Over the weekend, a small group of protestors appeared in Tokyo’s Koganei.
MSI meets Neon Genesis Evangelion in this monitor concept
MSI meets Neon Genesis Evangelion in this monitor concept
Anime games are a dime a dozen, but it's a relatively new trend to see gaming hardware companies debut collections based on popular franchises.
This Japanese indie mech screams with the sounds of 90s anime
Anime fighting game Guilty Gear Strive delayed into June
Anime fighting game Guilty Gear Strive delayed into June
ArcSystemWorks has made the call to delay upcoming anime fighting game Guilty Gear Strive by two months.
Guilty Gear Strive Delayed Until June
Guilty Gear Strive Delayed Until June
ArcSystemWorks' latest 2D/3D anime fighter is taking an extra two months to work on feedback from the open beta.
Expansive JRPG-inspired MMO Zenith is coming to PS VR
Expansive JRPG-inspired MMO Zenith is coming to PS VR
Our team loves anime, MMOs, and VR but there was nothing out there that combined all three for a satisfying experience.
Netflix's Dota 2 Anime Has a Hidden Teaser
Netflix's Dota 2 Anime Has a Hidden Teaser
Internet sleuths have uncovered a secret video for the upcoming DOTA: Dragon's Blood Netflix anime series.
Dota 2 fans find secret trailer for the Dragon’s Blood Netflix anime
Dota 2 fans find secret trailer for the Dragon’s Blood Netflix anime
A group of keen-eyed Dota 2 fans have stumbled across a new, secret trailer for the Dragon's Blood Netflix anime.
The main trailer for the Netflix anime Dota: Dragon’s Blood is here
The main trailer for the Netflix anime Dota: Dragon’s Blood is here
Valve and Netflix have just released the promised main trailer for Dota: Dragon’s Blood.
Robotech: The Macross Saga HD Edition Just Stealth-Dropped On The Nintendo Switch eShop
Robotech: The Macross Saga HD Edition Just Stealth-Dropped On The Nintendo Switch eShop
"Squadron, prepare for battle". Anime fans will have very mixed feelings about the Robotech series; while it served as an introduction to Japanese animation for many during the '80s, it is also seen as a butchering of famous franchises (Macross being one) which is a reminder of how poorly localised anime was handled at one point in time. Whatever your opinion on the series, Robotech: The Macross Saga HD Edition has just stealth-dropped on the Australian Switch eShop.
Review: Azur Lane: Crosswave - Great Anime-Style Design Sunk By Terrible Combat
Review: Azur Lane: Crosswave - Great Anime-Style Design Sunk By Terrible Combat
You sunk my busty battleship. Azur Lane started life on mobile devices as a 2D blend of RPG mechanics and side-scrolling shooting.
Pokémon games for PC: here are our favourite alternatives
Pokémon games for PC: here are our favourite alternatives
Can you play the classic Pokémon games on PC? Err, probably, but we wouldn’t know anything about illegal activities like that.
The best anime games on PC
The best anime games on PC
From great adaptations to games every anime lover should play, here are the best of the best.
Here's what we know about Netflix's Dota anime
Here's what we know about Netflix's Dota anime
What's up with this anime collaboration between Valve and Netflix?
What Are You Playing This Weekend?
What Are You Playing This Weekend?
The weekend is for angling the monitor away from prying eyes while you attempt to use the power of gem-matching to get snarky anime women to agree to participate in group sex.
Broken In An Earthquake? Company Offers To Repair Anime Figures For Free
Broken In An Earthquake? Company Offers To Repair Anime Figures For Free
Whenever there is an earthquake in Japan, inevitably on Twitter there are photos of people’s anime statues knocked off shelves.
First Look At Mamoru Hosoda's New Anime Film Belle
First Look At Mamoru Hosoda's New Anime Film Belle
Announced last December, Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children, and The Boy and the Beast) has a new animated feature coming out this year.
Nintendo Announced A Lovely Looking Summer Game For Japan
Nintendo Announced A Lovely Looking Summer Game For Japan
During the Japanese version of this week’s Nintendo Direct, a pleasant surprise was announced: a summertime game with everyone’s favorite anime five-year-old from the anime Crayon Shin-chan. Read more...
Netflix’s Dota show will have “cursing and naked Davion butt”
Netflix’s Dota show will have “cursing and naked Davion butt”
Dota is getting an animated series - or 'anime', as Netflix insists on calling all its adult-oriented action cartoons.
Dark Souls 2 is much better than you remember
Dark Souls 2 is much better than you remember
Look, Elden Ring is potentially still years away, which means Souls fans on PC could be in the middle of a very long wait for more brutally difficult FromSoftware goodness.
Dragon Knight and Mirana star in Dota 2 Netflix anime series
Dragon Knight and Mirana star in Dota 2 Netflix anime series
Netflix is no stranger to anime video game adaptions.
Dota 2 is getting a Netflix series
Dota 2 is getting a Netflix series
The eight-episode anime series will launch on March 25
Valve's Dota is becoming a Netflix anime series
Valve's Dota is becoming a Netflix anime series
Looks dull compared to Valve's own animated shorts?
This Final Fantasy XIV anime is gorgeous, real, and way too short
This Final Fantasy XIV anime is gorgeous, real, and way too short
Final Fantasy XIV is already pretty much the de facto MMORPG for fans of anime games, but the weebish sensibilities haven't yet translated into a full anime series.
Dota 2 gets an anime Netflix series next month
Dota 2 gets an anime Netflix series next month
More and more of the best PC games are in for animated adaptations, it seems.
Incredible Wooden Statues Of Dragon Ball, Gundam, Attack On Titan, And More
Incredible Wooden Statues Of Dragon Ball, Gundam, Attack On Titan, And More
Wood carvings are one of Vietnam’s traditional handicrafts, but instead of religious-themed works, DWoodart Studio specializes in stunning sculptures of popular anime, manga, and video game characters. Read more...
Valve's Dota 2 gets a Netflix anime with DOTA: Dragon's Blood
Valve's Dota 2 gets a Netflix anime with DOTA: Dragon's Blood
Netflix has announced an anime based on Valve's Dota 2. DOTA: Dragon's Blood is an eight-episode anime series set for global launch on 25th March 2021.
Netflix's DOTA: Dragon's Blood Anime Series Gets a Release Date and Trailer
Netflix's DOTA: Dragon's Blood Anime Series Gets a Release Date and Trailer
Netflix is dropping a new anime adaptation of DOTA, Valve's incredibly popular MOBA game.
Dota: Dragon's Blood is a Netflix anime series premiering next month
Dota: Dragon's Blood is a Netflix anime series premiering next month
Valve is involved in this Dota anime spin-off.
The Ace Attorney prequels have been rated for PC
The Ace Attorney prequels have been rated for PC
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles collects both games with their goggle-hatted anime Sherlock Holmes.
Bandai Namco Switch Sale Discounts Anime And Arcade Games, JRPGs And More (North America)
Bandai Namco Switch Sale Discounts Anime And Arcade Games, JRPGs And More (North America)
Up to 84% off! Once again, Bandai Namco has kicked off a tasty sale on the Nintendo Switch eShop in North America. With discounts reaching as high as 84%, there's hopefully something for everyone in the full list of discounted titles below.
Decades Later, Sailor Saturn's Transformation Scene Appears In Anime
Decades Later, Sailor Saturn's Transformation Scene Appears In Anime
For well over two decades, we haven’t seen the henshin shiin (変身シーン) or “transformation scene” from Sailor Moon’s Sailor Saturn in an anime.
Promised Neverland Fans Aren't Thrilled With Season 2
Promised Neverland Fans Aren't Thrilled With Season 2
If you’ve read The Promised Neverland manga, you might have noticed something missing in the anime’s second season. Read more...
Japanese Politicians Are Sorry For Ripping Off Anime Logo
Japanese Politicians Are Sorry For Ripping Off Anime Logo
Anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is box office smash in Japan.
Here's a new peek at Square Enix's The World Ends With You anime adaptation
Here's a new peek at Square Enix's The World Ends With You anime adaptation
Square Enix has shared a new The World Ends With You: The Animation teaser. Sadly, it's less than a minute long, but it does let us sample the theme - Teenage City Riot by Ali - and gives us a peek at what's to come. "Race through the streets of Shibuya and survive the seven-day Reapers' Game!" teases the description (thanks, VG24/7).
Here are your Humble Choice games for February 2021
Here are your Humble Choice games for February 2021
It's February. Romance is in the air, which means it's the perfect time for the latest Humble Choice bundle to offer up a selection of games about surviving the trenches of anime warfare, confronting Lovecraftian horror, and trying not to die while lost in the Alaskan wilderness.
What Your Genshin Impact Crush Says About You
What Your Genshin Impact Crush Says About You
Anime games are about thirst, and Genshin Impact fans are among the thirstiest.
What makes a great anime game
What makes a great anime game
Big eyes do not an anime game make.
Epic gives away a surprise triple-A free game – next week’s title revealed, too
Epic gives away a surprise triple-A free game – next week’s title revealed, too
By the time you can claim the latest free PC games from the Epic Games Store, the surprise is already gone, since those freebies are typically revealed a week in advance.
Record of Lodoss War is a gorgeous metroidvania featuring a cool elf, her bow, and bullet hell
Record of Lodoss War is a gorgeous metroidvania featuring a cool elf, her bow, and bullet hell
A Japanese indie team dusted off the 30-year-old anime and turned it into a promising action game.
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy review
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy review
If you can embrace the anime, there's plenty to like
Here’s what’s coming to Xbox Game Pass PC in the next two weeks
Here’s what’s coming to Xbox Game Pass PC in the next two weeks
Xbox Game Pass is one of the better ways to play games, even if you don't own a console - the subscription service is also available for PC, where it offers a growing library of games you can play right on your PC.