.hack//G.U. Last Recode American Physical Release Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced that they will be releasing physical release copies of .hack//G.U. Last Recode in North America. For those who aren’t aware .hack//G.U. Last Recode is a HD remaster compilation of the three .hack//G.U. games titled, Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption.   Here is the official announcement details released by Bandai Namco.   BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today confirms that .hack//G.U. Last Recode will receive a physical edition for the PlayStation4 computer entertainment system. This is in addition to the previously announced digital versions for the PlayStation 4 system and STEAM. Pre-orders for the physical edition of .hack//G.U. Last Recode will begin today at…

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SDCC 2017: NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Reveals

Toyark has posted images of the NECA booth at San Diego Comic Con 2017.  At the booth new figures based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise.   NECA revealed that they will be releasing Slash, General Traag, and Granitar as a part of the Dimension X Collection.   The figures are made in a retro game style and will be released in 2018.  The company also teased that will be releasing the Shredder and the Foot Clan in 1/4 scale based on the original live-action movie in 2018 as well, however no prototypes of them are revealed at this time.   Source: Toyark, Toyark 2

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The Drop Episode 7: EVO 2017 Wrap Up

The biggest fighting game event in the world EVO 2017 ran its course this past weekend. During that time news was revealed, friends were made, and a whole lot of video game punches were thrown. In today’s episode of The Drop, I run through the major news that was revealed by Arc System Works, Namco Bandai, Arika, and Capcom. This pertains to the various new characters, and the brand new game that was announced following the tournaments. What was also interesting was that almost each tournament had its own story-lines, or…

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Corocoro Announces Splatoon Anime

Corocoro has announced that they will be streaming a net anime based on the Splatoon manga series. The series will be streamed exclusively on the Corocoro Youtube channel on August 12. The manga series is created by Sankichi Hinodeya and is currently running in the Corocoro magazine.  For those who are unaware, Splatoon is a third person shooter video game that debuted on the Wii U in 2015.  The sequel, Splatoon 2 will be released for the Nintendo Switch on July 21. Source: Ga-m

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Skullomania & Darun Mister Revealed for Arika’s New EX Fighting Game

During EVO 2017, Arika revealed more information about its upcoming fighting game, which is currently being called Fighting EX Layer. However, the game itself is actually nameless at the moment. From this trailer that Arika released, it shows two new characters that are joining the game’s roster. These two characters are Skullomania, and Mister Darun. Fans of the Street Fighter EX series should recognize these characters, particularly Skullomania who has been a constantly requested character for Street Fighter games. Now, since the Street Fighter EX series was developed by Arika they are allowed…

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Arc System Works Adds Jubei to BlazBlue Central Fiction

Following the BlazBlue Central Fiction grand finals at EVO 2017, Arc System Works had a few announcements. One of these announcements was for the new BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle game, which we reported on earlier. However, another announcement was for a new DLC character joining BlazBlue Central Fiction. Yet, this new character is not new to the games, but new to being a playable character as it is Jubei, the One-Eyed Twin Lotus. Now, Jubei or Mitsuyoshi, has made several appearances in the BlazBlue series, with his first appearance in BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger. The…

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Arc System Works Reveals BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle

2018 – FATES WILL INTERSECT –   After the grand finals for the BlazBlue Central Fiction tournament at EVO 2017, an announcement was made for a Arc System Work’s newest game. This new game is a crossover tag team fighting game with the same development team as BlazBlue called, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle. This game will feature characters from BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena, Under Night In-Birth EXE Late, and the Rooster Teeth action series, RWBY. However, at this time only Ruby Rose from the RWBY series is confirmed to be in the…

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Geese Howard DLC for Tekken 7

“The World is too big for you to control. Leave it all to me.”   Following the Tekken 7 grand finals at EVO 2017, and the Dragon Ball FighterZ announcement, director Katsuhiro Harada announced the reveal for the next DLC for Tekken 7. This new DLC would be for new guest character to the game. That character turned out to be none other than Geese Howard from the Fatal Fury, and the King of Fighters series. Along with the character a new stage will be added that looks to be a recreation of…

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Future Trunks revealed for Dragon Ball FighterZ

After the grand finals of the Tekken 7 tournament at the EVO 2017 championships, Katsuhiro Harada, director of Tekken 7, and Dragon Ball FighterZ producer Tomoko Hiroki appeared on stage. The two mentioned that they had a few announcements to make. The first was the reveal trailer for Future Trunks in Dragon Ball FighterZ, which can be seen below. Whereas, the second announcement pertained to the upcoming closed beta for the game. The close beta for the Dragon Ball FighterZ will beginning applications next week on Wednesday, July 26th. Dragon Ball FighterZ is set to release next year in…

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D23 Expo News: Kingdom Hearts III Trailer Streamed

Square Enix Japan has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III. The trailer was first shown during the D23 Expo and it features another look at the battle mechanics of the game.  The trailer also features a look at a new world that will be introduced in the game.  Sora, Goofy, and Donald will be venturing into the world of Toy Story, which will be quite interesting to see in game.  Kingdom Hearts III is set to release for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One in 2018. Source: Square Enix Japan

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