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Mighty No. 9 might not even be out the door, but Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune is already looking for your help with a new project -- and this one is considerably more ambitious. His studio has launched crowdfunding for Red Ash, a project that combines both an open world action game (The Indelibl...

July 5th 2015 at 2:13pm 0 Comments
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"This town's like a great big chicken, just waiting to get plucked." That line is one of the more unintentionally funny results of cleaning up 1983's notoriously blue Scarface for cable, and new insight from Disney Research could make awkward redubs like that a relic of the past. By using an autom...

April 20th 2015 at 7:58pm 0 Comments
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We've got good news for you... though it may actually be bad news, depending on how you feel about Hollywood anime adaptations. That live-action Robotech movie might actually happen now that Sony Pictures has officially fished it out of limbo and snapped up its rights from Warner Bros. In fact, th...

March 26th 2015 at 4:47am 0 Comments
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Sorry, European gamers: the Wii U's TVii service won't reach your corner of the globe. Nintendo has dropped plans to bring the personalized streaming media guide to the region due to the "extremely complex" task of accommodating multiple services in numerous countries across the continent. The Eur...

February 16th 2015 at 4:45am 0 Comments
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There's something very apt about a half-operatic, half-rock ballad for a Disgaea opening, and for me this one is a decent track too. Also, is that Psyduck in demon form at 0:54? So anyway, Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance hits Japan on March 26 and the West sometime this fall. [Image: Nippon Ichi...

January 8th 2015 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Thousands of hours of anime are now available on Wii U consoles via the Crunchyroll app on the eShop, Nintendo and Crunchyroll have announced. The app, which hosts shows like Naruto Shippuden, One Piece and Sword Art Online, features sample videos for free, but if you want total access, you'll need...

December 27th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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If you love anime, Joystiq Deals has an offer you won't want to miss. This week, we're giving our members a 30-day Crunchyroll membership, free of charge. Crunchyroll offers over 10,000 hours of content across hundreds of available anime titles streamed via your Internet browser, mobile device, or...

December 26th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Back in August, Perfect World Entertainment announced that it planned to shut down story-driven action MMO Rusty Hearts come mid-September, and that date has now come and gone. Last night was the game's final evening, and players gathered to say farewell without much fanfare from PWE, which has not...

September 16th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Star Clash is an exciting puzzle combat game with a gorgeous anime art style. You connect stars to form shapes you can use to attack opponents with or heal yourself. There are a number of special stars which help players, but the challenge is to not cross lines when making a shape and avoiding bad...

September 8th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been going only for three years, but the action MMO Rusty Hearts is being brought to an early end. Perfect World Entertainment announced today that it will be ending the game's run on September 15th. If you're not playing and were hoping to check Rusty Hearts out before it ends, you're alread...

August 4th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Aura Kingdom has been playable for some time now, but if you're one of those digital platform snobs who refuses to play anything that's not offered, you've previously been out of luck. This has all changed this week, as Aura Kingdom passed the Steam Greenlight process and has become available throu...

July 6th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Following earlier reports that hyper-kinetic anime fighter Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution would be hitting Western shores, Bandai Namco has made things official by announcing that the game will reach the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC platforms on September 16. To celebrate t...

July 4th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments