Travis Bruno

After playing games since a young age and getting into anime a bit later on its been time to write about a little bit of everything.

Take-Two posts some large profit gains thanks to the outlaws

Looks like Take-Two has a good amount of breathing room as they have announced their second quarter income results. The company has made $268 million in total revenue. They have made a 54% increase over what they had at this same time last year. With Red Dead Redemption selling like hot cakes there is no end to the train of money that these outlaws are providing with 500 million copies already sol...

Clash of the Titans Screens and Release Date

Shown on the silver screen April 2nd, you will soon have the chance to play Clash of the Titans on your own console.  Not the movie of course but the game.  Namco Bandai is bringing Clash of the Titans the game to both the Xbox 360 and the PS3 in the US late next month on July 27th. You will be placed in the boots of Perseus as he makes his adventure through what happened in the movie and journey ...

Don’t cross the Yakuza, they are spreading around the world

If you own a Playstation 3 then you will definitely like the following news.  Sega has announced that Yakuza 4 will be coming to western audiences in Spring of 2011, exclusive to the PS3. Branching off from the previous experiences with Kiryu Kazuma, we are now able to play as three brand new characters; Masayoshi Tanimura, Kazuma Kiryu, and Shun Akiyama. They will each have their own backstory wh...

Confirmation that Index will return for a second season

The Banzai Effect has released their latest edition and guess what they have included? A full page dedicated to the announcement of To Aru Majutso no Index’s second season. Not only that but they have announced that there will be the inclusion of a PSP game dedicated to the series being released at the same time the second season begins to air. No other details are known about the game itsel...

High School of the Dead – Anime Preview

I’m sure nearly every one of us has thought of what would happen in the case of a zombie outbreak. Would you fortify a school? Gather anything you can and hunker down? Or constantly stay on the move? In Madhouse Studio’s Anime adaption of High school of the Dead there has been a mysterious lethal disease that has spread around the world and has caused billions of people to die simply f...

Burn a man’s face in Kane and Lynch 2

Square Enix and Eidos are turning up the heat on the new Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days media blitz.  In an early E3 trailer they have shown just how violent and devoted Lynch can be.  Of course there is your standard bit of gunplay but when the player has the ability to grab a man and push his face down onto a burning stove, then that is brutal. If they incorporate that type of environmental intera...

Vanquish; Japan’s GoW?

What if instead of muscle bound soldiers, they wore full suits of armor making them seem robotic?  What if Gears of War was made by a Japanese company?  Well we might be seeing something quite similar to that in this new game called Vanquish which is being produced by Platinum Games. The game is set for release some time in winter of this year. My biggest notice is that there seems to be a lot mor...

Crime Scene Review

Crime Scene Publisher: South Peak Platform: Nintendo DS (Reviewed) Genre:Puzzle, Detective, Mystery Release Date:2-16-10 Story: You play as a freshly hired forensic detective, Matt Simmons.  The whole problem is, the only reason there was even a job opening in the first place is because the man who did your job before you, is dead.  Not only that but your first case is to figure out exactly what h...

Over 9,000! screenshots for Dragon Ball: Origins 2 (Number may be exaggerated)

Namco Bandai is sticking true to their Dragon Ball game legacy, for they are releasing Dragon Ball: Origins 2 for the DS on June 22nd. This is the sequel to the first game bearing the same name obviously and will continue to follow the story of young Goku as he searched for the dragon balls and comes across many different foes and new allies. In this sequel you will be doing battle against the Red...

Dead Space 2 cover shown, no blood here

Bit of a small post but hey at least we know what Dead Space 2’s box art looks like now. With this we know at least Isaac Clarke will be returning with his suit. This will be coming out next year for all major platforms, minus the Wii, with this boxart being for the Xbox 360. Of course it is subject to changes, and honestly I wish they would change it a bit. The original Dead Space’s c...

Cooking Mama Review

Cooking Mama Publisher: TAITO Platform: iPhone (Reviewed), iPad Genre: Family, Cooking Price: $6.99 – Buy Now! Graphics: Cooking Mama’s graphics are nothing delicious but the bright colors and the design of Mama herself equal out to be quite an appetizer. The game is not graphically impressive as you cook your meals. Everything looks as good as you would expect on the iPhone/iTouch and...

LOTRO becoming a free MMO this fall

After running for two years at a pay to play system, Warner Brothers and Turbine are changing the way the internet will see Lord of the Rings. By making the online MMO Lord of the Rings Online free to play this Fall. You may ask though how either company will profit off of the game now that it has become free to play? The answer is quite simple the original game is free to download and you as a pl...

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