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.

Viz Media launches anime streaming site Viz Anime

As you may have seen, I occasionally post some information about the latest things happening in the anime world, and though most of these are Japanese anime only. This one may appeal to everyone here. Viz Media has launched Viz Anime. This website allows you to view streaming episodes that are already subbed even though the show has only just aired in Japan. Fans of the new Inuyasha or Naruto: Shi...

Sora no Otoshimono Second Season in the works

In fall 2009 AIC anime studio produced Suu Minazuki’s manga into a hilarious harem type anime involving angels from another world coming to one unlucky boy’s home. Though the character types alongside the main characters were vaguely similar to most other animes of this type. The breakout character for me was Ikaros the angel, also termed angelroid. The way that her character was writt...

inXile’s Hunted: The Demon’s Forge to be published by Bethesda

Bethesda announced today that they will be publishing Inxile’s newest game, Hunted: The Demon’s Forge. inXile Entertainment was founded in 2002 by industry veteran Brian Fargo. During his distinguished tenure in the video game business, Fargo has been behind some of the greatest fantasy game franchises of all time including The Bard’s Tale®, Baldur’s Gate®, and Fallout®. Hu...

Gurren Lagann Parallel Works 2 Announced!

Animation company Gainex has announced that they will be releasing a sequel to Gurren Lagann Parallel Works! Gurren Lagann was an extremely popular Mecha anime that is now licensed in the US by Bandai. The show may have ended nearly two and a half years ago, but who says you need to let a finished product stand alone? Gurren Lagann’s story was based upon a desolate world where humans live un...

Final Fantasy XV to be more like an RPG?

I’m sure many of us have either heard or been the source of some of the complaints about FFXIII being extremely linear in the beginning of the game. Being as there are no towns, and no shops at all. Well that may change next time around. Motomu Toriyama, the game director behind the 13 installment, has been quoted saying the following: “Personally, the Final Fantasy games that I have worked ...

Dragon Ball Kai = Nickelodean?

Ah the good old days when you could turn on Cartoon Network and see animated violence. When men could fly in the sky and throw colorful balls of energy at each other hoping to brutally defeat their opponents through giant explosions or by beating them to a pulp? Over the past year Dragon Ball Z has been re-mastered and re-produced in Japan. Cut down from the extremely long 291 episodes, Dragon Bal...

MahJong Anime Game Saki Release Date and Opening Revealed

If you watch anime, then back in Summer of 2009, you probably heard of a certain Mahjong oriented bishoujo anime called Saki. It turns out they are developing a game for the PSP focused directly on Saki and Mahjong. The game is being released March 25th in Japan, and available for importing orders shortly after outside of Japan. Opening video below What’s everyone think of this one ? pretty ...

Japanese Gamers Prefer Subs slightly more than Dubs

Exactly 6,656 were polled over the past two years in Japan, both through online forms and in-game packaging, on whether or not they prefer Subbed video games, Dubbed video games, or had a different choice. For those of you who don’t know, a Dubbed video game is when the original audio was removed from the game, and another language was placed over it. Such as the upcoming FXIII is an English...

Puzzle Bobble Live! Review!

  Puzzle Bobble Live! Publisher: Taito Developer: Taito Platforms: Xbox 360 Release Date: September 30th, 2009 Overview: Puzzle Bobble, or as many other people may know it as, Bust-a-Move! makes a come back with that memorable little dinosaur. Puzzle Bobble Live is a unique puzzle game with not only local competitive play but online play as well. Graphics: There isn’t anything advanced about ...

Zombie Attack! Wave Two Review

  Zombie Attack! Second Wave Review! Overview: Zombies? Check. Survivors? Check. Ray guns and spinning saw blades? Check and Check. Zombie Attack brings to you a tower defense game like no other for the Iphone. You will be building towers to fend off the un-dead hoards from destroying your base. Zombie Attack! Second Wave is the sequel to the first Zombie Attack! and is a tower defense game w...

Original Xbox Live Service Cut

Looks like those of us who still want to play Halo 2 on Xbox Live will soon be disappointed. This news will signify the ending of Xbox Live Service for both any original Xbox games, plus live for the original Xbox starting April 15th. Here is the letter in its entirety: A Letter from Marc Whitten: Discontinuation of Xbox LIVE for Original Xbox Games Dear Xbox LIVE Members, On April 15 we will disc...

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