February 20, 2012

Long Kindgoms Hearts 3D Trailer is Long

Nearly 10 minutes! Make sure to activate the subtitles. Not only will you be able to understand what's being said, but it'll identify the speaking characters for you which comes in handy considering KH has about 200 major characters. Also, they used the themes from Kingdom Hearts 1 and 2! What does it mean!?

February 19, 2012

Teen Titans return March 3rd!

They're back! The new programming block on Cartoon Network for DC cartoons, DC Nation, will be airing an all new series of Teen Titans shorts featuring the original cast. Can't wait! Maybe if it's popular enough they'll consider a full revival.

February 11, 2012

Kingdoms of Amalur Reckoning: Worth Playing?

Faeblades are really awesome!

My first impression of Kingdoms of Amalur were based on about 90 minutes of gameplay. I've since played for 10 hours and I've realized that this is a game far too massive to do a single writeup for. Instead, the review will come in parts. In this first installment, I'll explain what Amalur is and is not as well as commenting on what works and doesn't at this point in the game.

February 7, 2012

Early Impressions: Kingdoms of Amalur Reckoning

Don't let this picture fool you: Reckoning is full of color!
I've been anticipating this game since the day it was announced. Every piece of information they shared, every screen shot and video they released, make it look like my dream RPG. Action combat! Open world! Color! Now that I've finally gotten a chance to play it... well, it's not quite the perfection I was hoping for. Don't get me wrong, I think it'll be a solid game and a great new IP but it's not the ultimate RPG I was hoping for based on what I played.

February 1, 2012

Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock

I'm not sure if you guys are aware of this, but late last year a new Dragon Ball Project started headed by Bandai, V-Jump and Saikyo Jump. It's called Dragon Ball SSSS, for Saikyo Super Saiyan Secret. Anyway, this is relevant because it's resulting in new Dragon Ball media. The first piece to be released is "Episode of Bardock", an "alternate" take on Bardock's story. I put alternate in quotes because it could very easily be worked into cannon. And when I say Bardock's story, I mean after Frieza destroys Planet Vegeta. The three-chapter manga ran from June to August and flew completely under the radar. It was adapted into a 20 minute anime special released at the end of December under the DB SSSS banner. I just discovered this the other day and now I want to spred the news. It's pretty great. Much more satisfying than the last new piece of animation from 2008. I don't want to spoil anything, but I'll just say that the villain in it was designed by Toriyama himself (though he looks slightly goofy in my opinion).