Gaming News: Sega releases free games on Apps

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Like Sega games? Do you like free games? Stuck on your phone all the time? I got news for you!

Sega recently announced and started “SEGA Forever”. Based on this news, SEGA will be releasing game ports of Sega video games for free on Android and Apple phones. Games like Sonic the Hedgehog, Altered Beasts, Phantasy Star II and much more now free. Here is the catch though, the games will have ads in it but if you pay for the ads, you can get rid of them and it costs $1.99. The games can also be played with a controller via Bluetooth.

Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite Demo Impression

GameStop describes it:

The epic clash between two storied universes returns with Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, the next era of the highly revered action-fighting game series. Marvel and Capcom universes collide like never before as iconic characters team up for action-packed player-versus-player combat. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is currently in development and will simultaneously release on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windows PC worldwide on September 19, 2017.

Imagined and created through a shared vision between the two companies, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite will feature a variety of exciting and accessible single player modes and rich multi-player content for new players and longtime fans alike. In addition to single player Arcade, Training and Mission modes, a visually stunning and immersive cinematic Story Mode will put players at the center of both universes as they battle for survival against a sinister new threat, Ultron Sigma. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is being built to highlight a combination of iconic locations and fan favorite characters from both universes, including Captain Marvel and Iron Man from the Marvel side, and Ryu and Mega Man X from Capcom.

(no spoilers on story)

(I wasn’t able to record gameplay because the demo would not allow it.)

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Friday Funny 113: Dad wants cars, video games and fishing!

TGIF!

Thank God it’s Friday! Welcome back to another great Friday! In this episode, I am here to give you a post filled with humor and news. This weekend will be busy for some because today is the movie release of Cars 3! Watch as Lightening McQueen suffers a great loss and must learn to get back up and earn back his title. Sunday is Father’s Day and I hope everyone takes a day to appreciate their fathers and give him the best day ever.

Some of you who has been active online may have noticed the new games this week and previous weekend, that’s because E3 recently happened and we got some exciting new game tailors and demos! The competition was pretty intense as companies like Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, EA, Square Enix and Bethseda tried to take the spotlight and win E3 for best performance. I saw some interesting video games that I wanted to get but some won’t be out until 2018 or some time this holidays. After seeing Nintendo’s conference, they convinced me to get the Switch. Which games captured your attention and what is your wishlist? I want to get Spider-Man, God of War, and Star Wars Battlefront 2. I have a lot to list but I don’t want to waste time writing it down, it’s Friday Post for Pete’s sake, I am supposed to talk about Father’s Day and Cars and funny memes and I am talking about E3! To make a long story short and not about E3, an updated Kingdom Hearts III trailer was revealed at the KH Orchestra and the game will have another update in July for D23.

With this out of my chest, let’s begin this silly post! (I hope you like this custom meme picture I made for the featured image)

Here are some video game videos that caught my eyes!

I wish I can add more videos but I am just end it here. I hope you have a great Father’s Day!

News: Kingdom Hearts III and Aniplex USA!

Kingdom Hearts III

Even though Square Enix mentioned that they won’t be talking about Kingdom Hearts at E3, last night we got some in regards to video game news in regards to Kingdom Hearts III.  Premiered at the KH Orchestra -World Tour- at Los Angeles, fans were given a new trailer of Kingdom Hearts III. The trailer revealed Sora using new powers and fighting Heartless at Olympus Colosseum, Maleficent and Pete in search for an item, and a cliffhangar moment in regards to Roxas. There will be more information at the D23 Expo 2017 event on July 15.

Aniplex USA

Gurren Lagann

Announced at the A-Kon convention, Aniplex USA will be releasing a complete Blu-Ray set of the entire anime Gurren Lagann. The set will include the TV series and the movies -Childhood End- and -The Lights in the Sky Are Stars-. The set is to commemorate 10th Anniversary of the anime. THe series is set for preorders on June 12th and the product will be sold on August 8th.

Fate/Grand Order

At A-Kon, Anipkex USA announced that the upcoming app game Fate/Grand Order will be released for iOS and Androids on June 25th in United States and Canada. Besides the game app, they also revealed that they are producing the English Dub to the anime special Fate/Grand Order: First Order at Anime Expo.

News: New DBZ game and American Anime

New Game

Announced today at a conference, Bandai Namco Entertainment announced that they are working on a new Dragon Ball video game that will be set to be released worldwide. This new game is known as a Dragon Ball Fighters “2.5D” fighting game and it will be for PS4, Xbox One and Steam. The game will include 10 different languages as well English. Also mentioned at the conference, the game is being worked by Arc System Works (The team Developer who makes BlazBlue and Guilty Gear).

Game producer Tomoko Hiroki states that the game will include 3v3 matches and unlike most 3D fighting games, the game will be 2.5D; in which means, the game will have anime 2d style animation along with 3D angle and movements which will allow players to recreate moments from the anime.

The game is set to be released in 2018.

New Anime

I found this out in Anime News Network.

In the official website, Animation Studio D’Art teased and releases an trailer for the upcoming American-Anime Indigo Ignited. According ANN, the cast will include the following so far:

Nathan Sharp (NateWantsToBattle;Luck & Logic): Kieran

Sean Chiplock (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic; Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans): The Alderman

Amanda Lee (Rio – Rainbow Gate!; LeeandLie): Galena

A DVD is set to be released on August 8, 2017.

Based on the trailer, the animation and team who worked on anime like One-Punch Man and Tokyo Ghoul will be part of creating this anime. Here is the synopsis of the anime:

Enter the world of INDIGO IGNITED, a post-apocalyptic dark fantasy anime. A shattered world sustained by bloodshed and built upon the remnants of an ancient order that was abolished in their conquest to rid the world of Fear. Driven out of their homeland, KIERAN and his comrades descend into a maddened environment driven by chaos in hopes of being the last ember of light within a darkened world.

Official Website

 

Video Games News: Dissidia major announcement!

Today I woke up to exciting news this morning in regards to Final Fantasy. I want to thank @RedMakuzawa (news writer for Final Fantasy content and social media manager to the project game Lost Soul Aside) and the Square Portal for keeping me up to date on the latest news on Square Enix titles.

It was announced today that Square Enix will be releasing a new Dissidia video game for PS4 titled Dissidia Final Fantasy NT (NT stands could stand for New Tale or New Tournament). This game was developed by Team Ninja who are well-known for games like Dead or Alive, Nioh and Ninja Gaiden.

Team Ninja

The game will include over 20 playable characters (Squall, Cloud, Sephiroth, much more) and amazing summoning characters like Shiva and Ifrit. It will also include team battles like 3v3 matches. You can play as your favorite Final Fantasy character offline and online; however, it is mentioned that there will not be a story mode but it will have some sort of story. The story narrative is done by Kazushige Nojima who worked on titles like Final Fantasy XV and the upcoming games Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy VII Remake.

But wait there is more! Leaked in Amazon (with the price of $60), even though it wasn’t in the recent trailer, it is confirmed that Noctis Lucis Caelum (protagonist in Final Fantasy XV) will be joining the game.

If you are going to E3 2017 (June 13-15), this game will be playable as a demo. The game doesn’t have an exact date but this game will be released for PS4 in early 2018.

If you don’t know what is Dissidia, Dissidia Final Fantasy is a video game spinoff based on the popular franchise Final Fantasy where characters (good and evil) are pitted together and fight each other in a unique fighting RPG video game. The first game was in the PSP called Dissida Final Fantasy and another one was made and titled Dissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy. This game was also on the arcades in Japan.

 

Sources/Credit:

Anime News Network

Square Portal

@RedMakuzawa

Kingdom Hearts/Final Fantasy news: 3 more years?!

According to recent news from Square Enix, the upcoming anticipated video games Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy VII Remake are expected to be released within three years or more. President Yosuke Matsuda states that these games will probably be out in the fiscal year of 2018 or more.

Game director Tetsuya Nomura states that this time span fits in with these games. In his words, they have “still have a way to go”. Square Enix is also recruiting people to help work on the game Final Fantasy VII Remake.

Video Game and Anime news: Sonic Force Character reveal and Fruit Basket Blu-Ray!

Revealed today, Sega releases new information for the upcoming Sonic video game Sonic Force. In the previous trailers, players and fans witnessed a new and original character’s silhouette. Some speculated that it is a new Sonic character joining the series while others joked that it is the retro game character Bubsy from the classic NES and SNES series. Sega has finally revealed that the new character is an original character created by the player!

According to the new information, Sonic Force will allow players to create their own original character and will help Modern and Classic Sonic and fight against Dr. Eggman (or Robotnik). The  feature is called Hero Character Creation and players will be given seven archetypes and each has their own abilities:

  • Bear — Blows away enemies with a homing attack
  • Bird — Flies high with double jump abilities
  • Cat — Keeps one ring after being hit
  • Dog — Restarts with five rings after the player dies
  • Hedgehog — Collects rings when getting damaged
  • Rabbit — Has longer invincible time after receiving damage
  • Wolf — Automatically draws in rings when near them

So far the game doesn’t have a release date but it will come out this holidays for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch.

Fruit Basket

Well-known classic along with YuYu Hakusho and Dragon Ball, FUNimation announced that they will be re-releasing the classic anime Fruits Basket for Blu-Ray in August 1st.

This collection titled “Sweet Sixteen Anniversary Edition” will include all 26 episodes, textless opening and ending credits, 12 art cards, interviews, behind the scenes and much more. Here is the anime synopsis:

Life for 16-year-old Tohru is turned upside down when she suddenly loses her mother. Without a home and unwilling to burden her friends, she’s stuck living in a tent. But what she doesn’t realize is she’s on Souma family property and her life is about to get even more complicated when she gets caught up in their big family secret!

If you love Fruits Basket, you should save up for this set.

NEWS: Fairy Tail Ending! One Piece port! Parasyte Tribute Manga!

Fairy Tail

Even though I haven’t started the series yet, I know that this series is popular for fans. Mangaka Hiro Mashima revealed in his 61st volume of the manga Fairy Tail that the story will be concluding 2 more volumes!

Also mentioned, Mashima also plans tp work on another new series involving new characters and new worlds.

It’s already old news, but the recent Fairy Tail movie Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry website confirmed that the manga is already in the last arc.

One Piece

Announced in the 24th issue of the Japanese Weekly Shonen Jump, the video game One Piece: Unlimited World Red be receiving a PS4 and Nintendo Switch port. The game will also be changed and titled in the name One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition. The game will include all the DLCs in it and an offline 2 player co-op. The game was originally sold in Japan November 2013 for 3DS and June 2014 for PS3, PS Vita and Wii U. The game later later got released for North America in July 14 and Europe got it in June 2014. You can read my old review here. Hopefully we get this game soon.

Parasyte

Manga publisher and license company Kodansha confirmed that they will be releasing the tribute manga to Parasyte called Neo Parayste m (in Japan it’s called Neo Kiseijū). The book is will be out to be sold in November 14 and it will collect 12 short stories done by many authors like Hiro Mashima (Fairy Tail) and Akira Hiramoto (Prison School). Here is the synopsis to the original Parasyte manga:

The manga takes place in a world where alien beings called Parasites come to Earth and start taking over humans by entering in through their noses and ears and attaching themselves to their brains. One alien called Migi is only able to take over high school student Shinichi Izumi’s right arm, and is unable to control Shinichi completely. Migi and Shinichi learn to co-exist, and the two battle other Parasites who see humans only as food.

The manga even got an anime called Parasyte: the Maxim and it was licensed and dubbed for English from Sentai Filmworks.

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue review

Square Enix Store descriptions

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is a compilation of 3 magical KINGDOM HEARTS experiences that no fan should be without.

This collection of adventures features:

KINGDOM HEARTS Dream Drop Distance HD
Originally released in 2012, KINGDOM HEARTS Dream Drop Distance HD is a full-HD remastered version of KINGDOM HEARTS 3D Dream Drop Distance, brought to console for the first time. Series protagonists Sora and Riku take on the Mark of Mastery exam in preparation for coming threats. The signature action of the KINGDOM HEARTS series has evolved, allowing players to experience faster-paced battles and exploration at a blistering pace.

KINGDOM HEARTS χ Back Cover (movie)
A new HD movie that tells the mysterious story of the Foretellers, connecting the earliest parts of the series’ history, showcased in the mobile title KINGDOM HEARTS Unchained χ.

KINGDOM HEARTS 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A Fragmentary Passage –

A completely new playable episode that links to the story of KINGDOM HEARTS III, taking place after the storyline of KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep played from the perspective of Aqua.

(Possible spoilers if you have not played the past Kingdom Hearts games.)

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