Nintendo and Nicalis has revealed that fan-favorite brawler, Code of Princess is headed to Nintendo Switch. The 3DS action RPG developed by Studio Saizensen, is officially getting an update called Code of Princess EX for this summer.
In addition to new and improved visuals, the game includes several gameplay additions such as local co-op play, improved AI, a new leveling system, and more. Code of Princess EX releases in Summer 2018 for the Nintendo Switch, physically and digitally for $39.99.
Toho Animation and Polygon Pictures today unveiled the first key-artwork, title, and release date for the second film in the animated Godzilla: Monster Planet trilogy. The film is currently titled Godzilla: Battle Mobile Breeding City and will hit theaters in Japan on May 18th, 2018.
While the site is in Japanese, you can head over to the official website for more information, and you can hit the jump for the first official poster for the film, giving us an ominous look at the film’s version of Mecha-Godzilla.
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In what is most certainly a shock for the company, Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter: World has surpassed 7.5 million units sold, making it the companies highest selling home console game of all time. This number beats out the likes of the biggest in the Resident Evil, Street Fighter, and Mega Man series of games.
Good gameplay and a massive online presence built on collaboration has given the game fantastic word of mouth across both the PlayStation and Xbox family of consoles, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down despite competition.
In a surprise anniversary announcement, Grasshopper Manufacture has unveiled an exciting collaboration between their latest free-to-play title on PlayStation 4, and their first game, Killer7, which released in 2005 for the Nintendo Gamecube and PlayStation 2.
The crossover event will begin in Spring 2018, but no details were released as of yet. However, expect things to be ridiculous as Suda51 is known for his insane antics. Let It Die is a free-to-play action game with players attempting to climb the fabled “Tower of Barbs” in Tokyo in the year 2026, in an attempt to obtain the treasure at the top of the tower.
I haven’t covered this game as much as I really should have, but you’ll be happy to know that the cubist gardening game from Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada will be releasing in North America on June 5th for the Nintendo Switch. The game allows players to create a world, adjust the temperature and world around it to create an ecosystem for strange life to form.
Happy Birthdays releases in Europe on June 8th, and a few months earlier in Japan on March 29th. The original game, Birthdays the Beginning, is currently available on PlayStation 4, and PC.
Studio OLM, an animation studio out of Japan has announced that they’re working on a new Zoids animated series titled Zoids Wild that will be released later this year in Japan. In addition, a tie-in game for the series will release on Nintendo Switch, as well.
It’s been a while since our last Zoids animated series, but the fan-base is still very much loyal, and I imagine the excitement should help make this quite a success.
Nintendo has shared the first gameplay trailer for Detective Pikachu, and its English release. The trailer shows off plenty of new gameplay for American audiences, as protagonist, Tim, must join forces with Detective Pikachu to track down his missing Father and uncover the secrets of the mysterious Ryme City.
Detective Pikachu releases in North America and Europe on March 23rd, 2018 for Nintendo 3DS. The game is currently available in Japan, and a film based on the game is set to debut in May 2019.
Warner Bros. Japan has unveiled the first official trailer for the long-awaited live action Bleach adaptation. The first footage gives us great looks at Ichigo Kurasaki, and the hollow CG that will fill the film. The film is clearly taking from the Substitute Shinigami arc, but with success we could eventually see sequels.
Bleach, directed by Shinsuke Sato, will hit Japanese theaters on July 20th, 2018. Sota Fukushi portrays the lead protagonist, Ichigo Kurasaki. Hana Sugisaki portrays Rukia Kuchiki.
Bandai Namco has revealed a second trailer for the upcoming Super Robot Wars X title for PlayStation 4 and PS VITA. The trailer is in Japanese, but the game is confirmed for an English release in Asian territories. You can check out the trailer above to get a lengthy look at the game, as well as reveals of the new protagonists and original mecha designs.
Super Robot Wars X releases on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Japan and Chinese regions on March 29, 2018. The game releases in April 26, 2018 in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia.)
It’s always been pretty unlikely we would ever see it, but NIS America announced during its Press Event 2018 that Suda51’s visual novel adventure game, The 25th Ward: The Silver Case, will release in North America and Europe on March 13th and 16th, respectively. The game is set to release for PlayStation 4, and PC.
It has been five years since the events of 1999’s The Silver Case set in the new 25th Ward that arose in the bayside area of Kanto. In a room of the “Bayside Tower Land” apartment complex, a woman is found murdered under mysterious circumstances. This sets off a series of seemingly random events bridging across multiple protagonists including The Silver Case’s Tokio Morishima. With all viewpoints assembled, a truly shocking pattern emerges…
In anticipation for new skins for Tyrael, Rehgar, and Abathur in Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard has released a new anime-styled animation titled Heroes Mecha Storm. The Line (a studio based in London) and Axis Animation (in Scotland) are responsible for the trailer, which was directed by Wesley Louis. This marks one of the first animations that Blizzard didn’t develop in-house, but the end-result is mind-boggling.
If they’re interested, I think we would all love to see more of this. Even if you decided to bring in some heroes in their non-mecha forms, it would be appreciated.
This is it! The season finale of our King of Fighters: Destiny coverage. I hope you’ve been following along, because this has been a surprisingly great free anime that’s been airing on YouTube for fans of the series.
We’ll be getting a second season later this year, so be sure to catch up if you’re behind. Hit the jump to check out finale, or a list of episodes to catch up with.
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Bandai Namco officially announced in this month’s issue of Famitsu that a new Gundam strategy game will be releasing on April 26th for the Nintendo Switch. SD Gundam G Generation Genesis, will feature all of the released DLC that was available on the PlayStation versions of the game on Nintendo Switch.
The game also includes the Super Famicom title Super Gachapon World: SD Gundam X as a bonus digital title.
It’s been a good year for fans of Go Nagai, and his work. Devilman Crybaby released to much critical acclaim, and now Mazinger Z: INFINITY is headed to US theaters for a special limited release on February 11th and 12th.
The film takes place 12 years after Koji has taken down Dr. Hell, so it’ll be interesting how well it plays for newcomers to the series, as Mazinger has been largely absent from the anime scene for many years. If you’re interested, check out the official site to see if there are any showtimes near you.
One of the most popular staples of Japanese arcades for almost a decade, Border Break is a 10 v. 10 mecha battle game, that allows players to customize mecha, and do battle with each other, with the ability to unlock new upgrades and weapons as they play. It’s been a fan-favorite for many years, and now it would seem is headed to the PlayStation 4.
It’s been announced, thanks to the above trailer, that the game will be launching on PS4 this summer, with an open beta taking place in February. Currently, no release date for the US has been set, but our fingers are crossed.