The New York Toy Fair is currently in full swing. This is the time when companies create booths and give presentations to the press to show up what direction they are heading and what toys are coming out for the year. For toy geeks, it's like Christmas seeing all the new reveals. But one announcement that rocked the toy world was made a couple days prior.
In probably the greatest shock to the fandom, it was revealed that Bandai of America and Saban Brands would be parting ways in 2019! After 25 years, Bandai of America will no longer make Power Rangers toys or import items from Toei Co's Super Sentai. Though it should be noted that Bandai of Japan will still continue to support Super Sentai with toys and merchandise. To put this announcement in perspective this would be like Hasbro di...
Like a lot of people, I was stoked about the launch of Halo 5. So when I heard 343 was throwing a launch party in Seattle at the same Microsoft store that they launched Halo 4, I knew I had to attend. The event's festivities started at 6pm on Oct. 26 and thankfully I got off work at 4pm. It took about 45mins to drive around Lake Washington to the event which was being held at the University Village location. This is my story.
This week we travel all the way back to the year 2012. The sequel to the popular Kamen Rider All RiderGeneration game released on the Nintendo DS the year before. This side scrolling adventure features just every Kamen Rider up through Kamen Rider Fourze. But is this Japanese import a game you should track down and add to your collection? Grab your controller and hit "Start" to find out!
In January of 2010 the worlds of anime and fighting games collided with the release of Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars. Does this game deserve to be in the same class as other Capcom fighting games, or is it just another in a long list of shovelware titles for the Nintendo Wii? Grab your controller and hit START to find out! (more…)
Released in October of 2007 for Power Ranger's 15th Anniversary, Power Rangers Super Legends for the DS is a side scrolling action game. So should you grab your morpher and answer the call to action, or just sit this one out? Grab your DS and let's find out! (more…)
This week's review was supposed to be on the PlayStation 2 Kamen Rider Kabuto released in 2006, but it seems I did not write a review back then, nor can I find my copy of the game for the life of me. So instead, this week's TBT Retro review will be an updated look at the PlayStation 2 Kamen Rider games. Have they held up in the almost 10 years since they've been released? Grab your controller and let's find out! (more…)
HJU is back again this week with our Throwback Thursday game review series. This week we take a look at my old review of Kamen Rider Hibiki on PS2 from 2006. Did Hibiki continue the tradition of Kamen Rider fighting games, or did Bandai improve? Read on to find out! (more…)
Continuing the Throwback Thursday game review series, this week we take a look at my old 2005 review of Kamen Rider Faiz on the PS2. What did I think of the game and is it worth tracking down? Read on to find out!
It has been eight years since the last attack on Earth, but we knew the fight wasn't over. As a member of the Earth Defense Force (EDF) you will be put to the test, defending our planet from giant bugs, aliens, UFO's, and robots. Do you have what it takes to save the world?
The sequel to the popular game Earth Defense Force 2017, Earth Defense Force 2025 once again has you defending the Earth using one of four solider classes. Each class has distinct abilities that will aid you in your fight against the invasion. But don't think you are alone in this fight! Grab a friend for some offline 2-player co-op or go online for up to 4-player co-op and kick some butt!
Check out this all new and never before seen trailer and multiplayer screenshots! (more…)