Rita Ora Joins Live-Action Detective Pikachu Film Cast

The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Rita Ora will be joining the cast for the Live-Action Detective Pikachu film, although currently her role in the film has not been revealed. The current cast list includes: Justice Smith Kathryn Newton Ken Watanabe: Detective Yoshida Ryan Reynolds: Detective Pikachu Bill Nighy Chris Geere Rita Ora No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Source: The Hollywood Reporter    

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Attack on Titan 2 Multiplayer Highlight Video Streamed

Koei Tecmo America has updated their official Youtube channel with a multiplayer highlight video for the Attack on Titan 2 video game on their official Youtube channel.  The video features a look at the online system of the game and some of the features that will be available for players, which currently includes online story co-op, scout missions, and annihilation mode.  The Nintendo Switch version of the game will also have local co-op that will allow up to eight players.  Attack on Titan 2 will be released for the Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Steam on March 20. Source: Koei Tecmo America

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Illumination Entertainment to Produce Super Mario Film

Last November it was revealed that Illumination Entertainment was in talks to produce a film based on the Super Mario franchise.  Today Nintendo announced that they have partnered up with the company and the producers for the film will be Chris Meledandri, founder of Illumination Entertainment, and Shigeru Miyamato.   The film will be distributed worldwide by Universal Pictures and will be co-funding by the company and Nintendo. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Source: Gematsu, Nintendo

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Bill Nighy & Chris Geere Join Live-Action Detective Pikachu Film Cast

The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Bill Nighy and Chris Geere have joined the cast for the Live-Action Detective Pikachu film. The current cast for the film includes: Justice Smith Kathryn Newton Ken Watanabe: Detective Yoshida Ryan Reynolds: Detective Pikachu Bill Nighy Chris Geere Currently their characters have not been confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Source: The Hollywood Reporter  

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RRPG’s Golden Sun Retrospective

Hero Club presents RRPG’s Golden Sun Retrospective!   Golden Sun was born from the minds of Hiroyuki Takahashi and Shugo Takahashi; the brothers that would be famous for originally conceiving the Shining franchise of video games for Sega platforms. However, they parted ways with the company to form an endless partnership with Nintendo. From there, Camelot Software Planning would be in charge of all Golf and Tennis games that would have Mario and company’s appearance slapped all over them. Yet, Camelot would also create an original franchise where they retraced…

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Ken Watanabe Joins Detective Pikachu Live-Action Film Cast

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Ken Watanabe is joining the cast of the live-action Detective Pikachu film. For those who are unaware, Ken Watanabe, has starred in various films such as The Last Samurai, Ashita no Kioku/Memories of Tomorrow, and as Dr. Serizawa in the recent Godzilla film by Legendary Pictures.  Ken Watanabe will be playing a new character that be featured in the film named Detective Yoshida.  Detective Pikachu will premiere on May 10, 2019. Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Western Release Announced

Atlus USA has announced that they will be releasing the Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux video game in the West.  For those who are unaware, Shin Megami Tensei: Stranger Journey Redux is and enhanced 3DS port of the Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey video game that was released for the Nintendo DS. The new version of the game was released in Japan on October 26, 2017.  Shin Megami Tensei: Stranger Journey Redux will be released in North America on May 15 and in Europe on May 18. Get your Demonica suits ready, we're entering the black void on May 15th! Check out…

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SD Gundam G Generation Genesis Switch Port Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced during Gundam Game New Year Festival 2018 that they will be releasing the SD Gundam G Generations Genesis video game on the Nintendo Switch.  For those who are unaware, the game is a part of the long running SD Gundam G Generation game series. The game was first released for the Playstation 4 and PSVita in 2016. The game also featured English subs for the PSVita version when it was released in Southeast Asia. The Nintendo Switch port of the game will feature all the previously released DLC that was present for the Playstation 4 and PSVita versions of the game. The Nintendo Switch…

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Detective Pikachu Video Game Headed to the West

The official Pokémon YouTube Channel has updated with a new trailer for Detective Pikachu.  The trailer features a short preview of the game’s story as well as the English cast for the game.  For those who are unaware, Detective Pikachu is a spin-off game based on the Pokémon franchise that was developed by Creatures Inc., and published by The Pokémon Company.  The game features a talking Pikachu who helps the main protagonist named Tim solve cases throughout Ryme City and also discover the whereabouts of his missing father. The game was originally released as a Japanese E-Shop…

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Nintendo Direct Mini 2018 Streamed

Earlier today several new games were revealed for the Nintendo Switch during the Nintendo Direct Mini.  While some of the new game reveal trailers were posted to the various official Youtube channels, however some were still mostly exclusive in the Nintendo Direct Mini. The other new announcements include: The World Ends with You -Final Remix- : Available 2018 Pokkén Tournament DX DLC: Battle Pack 1 – Aegislash (Support Pokémon: Rayquaza, Mimikyu): January 31 Battle Pack 2 – Blastoise (Support Pokémon: Mew, Celebi): March 3 Kirby Star Allies: March 16 Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition: Spring 2018…

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