Shenmue Anime Adaptation Announced!

Last night, Crunchyroll announced via their Virtual Crunchyroll Expo that an anime based on the beloved SEGA franchise, Shenmue has been greenlit. Now, it is my honor as the resident Shenmue super-fan to bring this news to you, our readers…   The details thus far are that this will be a 13-episode series, and will be animated by studio Telecom Animation Film. Whereas, the series director will be Chikara Sakurai. In addition, the anime will also be a joint collaboration with Crunchyroll and Adult Swim in terms of licensing for…

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Sonic the Hedgehog Live-Action Film Sequel in the Works

Variety has reported that a sequel for the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film is currently in the works at Paramount Pictures. Jeff Fowler will return to the direct the sequel with Pat Casey and Josh Miller returning to write the script. Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher, and Toru Nakahara will also return as producers for the film. Hajime Satomi, Haruki Satomi, and Tim Miller will be working as executive producers. Paramount Pictures provided a description for the original film. The world needed a hero, we got a hedgehog. Powered with incredible speed, Sonic The Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz), aka The Blue…

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March 2020 Nintendo Direct Mini Streamed

Nintendo recently released a new Nintendo Direct Mini earlier this morning that revealed updates on some of the upcoming games that will be released for the Nintendo Switch. Keep in mind due to the current COVID-19, several games shown in this presentation may be delayed. First, Nintendo took another look at Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition. For those who are not aware, the game is an updated port of Xenoblade Chronicles, which was released for the Nintendo Wii in 2012. The updated game will also feature a brand new epilogue titled, “Xenoblade Chronicles Future Connected.” Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive…

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Sonic The Hedgehog Official Trailer 2

Gotta’ go fast this morning heroes, as we have the new trailer for the upcoming Sonic The Hedgehog film. Fans were in an uproar when the first trailer and design for this version of Sonic dropped. However, I can proudly say that Sonic’s design has improved, so much over the past few months. I do hope the animation team will be listened too more often, let alone have enough time to do their job properly rather than being overworked. Then again that is a whole other conversation we could be…

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SDCC 2019: OK KO! Let’s Be Heroes: “Let’s Meet Sonic” Clip Streamed

IGN has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new clip for an upcoming episode of OK KO! Let’s Be Heroes, which was first shown at San Diego Comic Con 2019.The upcoming episode titled, “Let’s Meet Sonic,” will feature cameo appearances of Sonic the Hedgehog and Tails. The episode will air on Cartoon Network on Sunday, August 4 at 4:45 PM (ET/PT). I have to admit I really like the show so far and while it may seem very goofy at times I do enjoy the charm. The previous cameo episode that featured Captain Planet was a blast so it…

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Final Sega Genesis Mini Games Revealed

Sega has recently revealed the final games that will be that will be released on the international release of the mini console. The System will include 40 pre-loaded games and two Wired Control Pads. The system will retail for $79.99 and will be released on September 19.  Additionally, the company also revealed a surprise announcement that the system will include two bonus games raising the total up to 42. The newly announced base games include: Virtua Fighter 2 Alisia Dragoon Columns Dynamite Heady Strider Kid Chameleon Light Crusader Monster World IV Eternal Champions Road Rash 2 The…

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Sonic the Hedgehog Live-Action Film Pushed to 2020

Following the fan backlash towards the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog live-action film due to its animation of the titular character, Paramount Pictures expressed to fans they would be overhauling the design. Paramount’s intent was to drastically change Sonic to look more video game accurate by the time of its November release date. However, it seems the visual effect artists have been given more time, as director Jeff Fowler posted on Twitter that the film has been delayed.   The new intended release date for Sonic the Hedgehog is for Valentines…

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More Sega Genesis Mini Games Revealed

Sega has updated their official Sega Genesis Mini website with the reveal of 10 more games that will be released on the international release of the mini console. The System will include 40 pre-loaded games and two Wired Control Pads. The system will retail for $79.99 and will be released on September 19.  The newly revealed games include: Beyond Oasis Ghouls’ N Ghosts Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Golden Axe Phantasy Star IV Street Fighter II: Special Championship Edition Mega Man: The Wily Wars Sonic Spinball Vectorman Wonder Boy in Monster World The games…

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Sonic The Hedgehog (2019) Trailer Streamed

Paramount Pictures has recently released the first trailer for the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie. The latest trailer features a look at the premise of the film and showcases the main characters. Some of the highlights include the first look at Sonic in action and features the first full look at Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey). The live-action Sonic The Hedgehog film will premiere in theaters this November. Well…. that was something. Not sure exactly how I feel about this film at this time, however it does worry me quite a bit. The overall setting “seems”…

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Sega Genesis Mini Games Revealed

Earlier this year, Sega unveiled that they will be releasing a Sega Genesis Mini. Similar to other “mini” consoles it will be loaded with several games and will feature HD visuals. The game will also include 40 pre-loaded games and two Wired Control Pads. The system will retail for $79.99 and will be released on September 19.  The revealed games so far include: Echo the Dolphin Castlevania Bloodlines Space Harrier II Shining Force Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine Toe Jam & Earl Comix Zone Sonic the Hedgehog Altered Beast Gunstar Heroes Castle of Illusion Starring…

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