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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
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Viz Media, the anime localization super-giant responsible for bringing both Bleach and Naruto to North America, will continue its cultural conquest of the western continent by releasing Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva in North American markets. The film takes place between the events of Pr...

July 2nd 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Look, we'll admit it: we're spectators when it comes to this Naruto thing. Honestly, it feels like the world is playing a joke on us. Is Naruto a guy? A mythical dragon god beast king? A lunch special at the take-out place around the corner?Jokes aside, another entry in the long-running video game...

June 21st 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Well, it's nice to finally get back to my regularly scheduled columns after attending E3 last week. I have to say, I loved all of the new games and gadgets that I got to check out at the event, but I missed the rhythm of my columns. So this week I decided to get back to Rise and Shiny in full for...

June 19th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Though its title is about as inaccessible as titles get, we're starting to understand Naruto Shippuden: Kizuna Drive thanks to the two gameplay videos posted below. In short: It's Phantasy Star Online, only minus all the technology, and plus a whole bunch of impossible ninja magic.

March 27th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Koei's attempts to infuse Dynasty Warriors gameplay with anime style have met with less than stellar results. Perhaps it'll work better if another company accepts the challenge? We'll find out this fall when Namco Bandai releases Narultimate Impact for PSP in Japan. According to Japanese magazine l...

March 16th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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It was announced at E3 that there would be some kind of "Naruto Shippuden action" game for 3DS. It would have been pretty safe to assume that the popular franchise would show up on Nintendo's new handheld anyway! Now, according to Andriasang, V-Jump magazine has revealed the first details of that...

January 4th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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There's a reason why every PSP game seemingly has four player co-op play nowadays: Monster Hunter. Capcom struck a gold mine by bringing the franchise to Sony's handheld, and Japanese developers have tried -- over and over again -- to replicate that success. Phantasy Star Portable, God Eater and Me...

December 17th 2010 at 7:30am 0 Comments