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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s RAMPAGE Trailer: “Animals Get Me”

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s RAMPAGE Trailer: “Animals Get Me”

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I knew I was forgetting something. Here's the trailer for the upcoming Rampage film, based upon the classic 1986 arcade game of the same title, featuring giant monsters whose objective is to survive against military assaults rightfully protecting cities from their wrath and then reduce said cities to smoldering ruin. In the current cinematic climate, where giant monsters are now fairly prominent and viable as "serious" blockbuster fare, how does one adapt what one couldn't be blamed for thinking was a silly take on the kaiju subgenre? Well, you hire a charisma factory like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, of course. Mission accomplished. In this film that reads like a series of sarcastic late night tweets taken more seriously than intended after too much to drink, the former WWE wrestlin...
[UPDATED] Kamen Rider Climax Fighters Summons the Secondary Riders to Battle

[UPDATED] Kamen Rider Climax Fighters Summons the Secondary Riders to Battle

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Update: Bandai Namco has released the trailer with official English-language subtitles. It can be found below. Our original post follows. It's climaxes all around, as Kamen Rider Climax Fighters gets an extended trailer detailing many of the action game's play mechanics, special features, and character dynamics. Based upon the extensive Kamen Rider superhero franchise, in which cyborgs, revived murder victims, and video game-addicted doctors to name a few, suit up to battle monsters bent upon terrorizing the innocent. This time, the heroes are facing each other, in an all-out brawl of epic proportions. And it's not just the lead heroes of each annual series that have shown up to the party. A host of Secondary Riders is signing up to join the action. Among this colorful crew of s...
Ultraman Fusion Fight: Why Settle For 10 Form Changes When You Can Have 10,000?

Ultraman Fusion Fight: Why Settle For 10 Form Changes When You Can Have 10,000?

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In Ultraman Fusion Fight, the towering monsters of the Ultra Series multiverse and the giant heroes who defend against them are swept up in a battle for supremacy. As modern Ultraman features characters whose strange and varied forms are combined and manipulated into new "fusions", this arcade-style Carddass game capitalizes on that feature to the Nth degree, constantly updating with newer and more bizarre meldings of popular figures from their decades-spanning franchise. Including those of 2017's Ultraman Geed and 2016's Ultraman Orb. If the name Carddass makes you think of aliens from Star Trek rather than the mechanics of the game, fret not. As far back as 1988, toy behemoth Bandai has consistently released new DataCarddass collectible trading cards, based upon many well-known prop...
Kamen Rider City Wars – Don’t Fail This City

Kamen Rider City Wars – Don’t Fail This City

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They're passing out wars like candy these days, aren't they? This time, it's for Kamen Rider City Wars, the new mobile game where you're tasked with building your own city from the ground up, potentially filled with memorable landmarks and totem locations from the decades-spanning Kamen Rider superhero franchise. Heroes and villains from every era are joining the party, from the original Kamen Rider Ichigo to this year's Kamen Rider Ex-Aid and Kamen Rider Build, and the dozens in-between, all fighting to save their city from costumed evildoers. This free-to-play smartphone app proved so popular in pre-registration that Bandai Namco Entertainment is offering 250 Hero Stones, Tech Cards, and bonus gasha, but this gift is only available until December 26. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
City Shrouded in Shadow – Ultraman, Godzilla, & Evangelion Collide!

City Shrouded in Shadow – Ultraman, Godzilla, & Evangelion Collide!

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Ichi City has been set upon by an army of colossal monsters of devastating power. Crawling out of every nook and cranny, from the many different sci-fi, fantasy, and action franchises of Japan, both live-action and animated, comes a fierce wave of kaiju hoping to make dinner out of the denizens of this Japanese metropolis. And while there may be a heroic figure from the Ultraman, Godzilla, Gamera, Evangelion, or Patlabor universes popping up to stand in their way, it's up to the ordinary inhabitants of this fated city to make it out alive. It's the City Shrouded in Shadow... The latest entry in the long-running Disaster Report video game series, City Shrouded in Shadow offers an epic crossover experience for any tokusatsu and anime fan. Putting you right in the middle of those crowded...
HJU Radio (THE RETURN!!!) #62 – The End of Kamen Rider Ex-Aid & The Rise of Kamen Rider Build

HJU Radio (THE RETURN!!!) #62 – The End of Kamen Rider Ex-Aid & The Rise of Kamen Rider Build

We're back on the air and ready to podcast once again! Apologies for the long hiatus, but I've been doing some "wandering of the Earth" and have stories from Japan to bring back as well as how my world of toku has grown since last we recorded. My audio at first is kinda off, cuz my computer is a bit crappy these days. So, at times there's delays between when i say something and when the others respond. That clears up by time we talk about build, so hang in there! In the podcast we do some catching, discussing the past couple years of toku, some passing impressions of Kamen Rider Drive, some Ghost talk as well. And we delve a little into the Ultraman Universe as well. But the main show and what you've been waiting for... is first out discussion of the FREAKING AWESOME Kamen Ri...
Go Go Power Rangers Hyperforce?! The RPG We Didn’t See Coming

Go Go Power Rangers Hyperforce?! The RPG We Didn’t See Coming

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The Power Rangers launch into the world of tabetop RPGs with the new Power Rangers Hyperforce. This new role-playing experience comes to us from Hyper RPG on the Twitch streaming platform, featuring a gaggle of geek-centric talents that many will recognize from both within and without the growing Ranger community. Den of Geek provides a synopsis: Power Rangers Hyperforce is set in the year 3016 at Time Force Academy. A team of Time Force Ranger cadets must band together to defeat an ancient evil who is set on unraveling the very fabric of the universe. Under the leadership of their mentor, Jen Scotts, and with the show’s Game Master, Malika Lim, the newly minted Rangers will cross both time and space to complete their mission while running into many familiar eras (and faces) alo...
Sharpen Your Blades – ‘Sword Art Online’ Gets a US Live-Action Series

Sharpen Your Blades – ‘Sword Art Online’ Gets a US Live-Action Series

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Another beloved Japanese animated title is about to be adapted for American consumption, and so our watch begins. The track record of Hollywood in handling anime properties has not always been the steadiest. Recent efforts like this year's Ghost in the Shell failed to impress while some pray each day that the Akira adaptation never gets motivated enough to actually happen after years driving fans to drink. This is the atmosphere into which Sword Art Online enters. The novel and animated series about people trapped within a virtual reality, living out their lives in a fantasy world of swords and savagery, has built a passionate fanbase over the years, so it seemed inevitable that someone would eventually come knocking on its door. For better or for worse, we'd like to remain positive a...
Have Multiple Climaxes with the Kamen Rider Climax Fighters Video Game

Have Multiple Climaxes with the Kamen Rider Climax Fighters Video Game

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The excitement lasts all night long in the new Kamen Rider Climax Fighters video game, ready to Rider Kick its way into English-speaking homes this winter. Featuring superheroes from across the Kamen Rider television franchise battling it out for supremacy on a grand stage (because reasons), to decide once and for all who really starts on a climax. Take a gander at the sick trailer, featuring the dulcet tones of PANDORA and the Kamen Rider Girls, providing the soundtrack to this epic battle royale. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BVUClirzvo Well, they already had my curiosity, but seeing the video open with Kamen Rider Faiz Axel, now they have my attention. Joining him in this fighting game event are Kamen Rider Den-O, Kamen Rider Gaim, Kamen Rider Double, the new Kamen Rider Build, a...
Crush Your Enemies in the ‘Attack on Titan 2’ Video Game

Crush Your Enemies in the ‘Attack on Titan 2’ Video Game

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Eren Yaeger is back to put the hurt on some Titans in this video game adaptation of the wildly successful anime series Attack on Titan. This western release chronicles the show's second season, furthering the adventures of the last surviving heroes of a race overrun with enormous man-eating giants. Let the chaos begin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzGlOhufQdA&t=1s Those who have never touched greatness and witnessed its majesty should do themselves a favor and check out the anime, based on Isayama Hajime's manga of the same name. This upcoming release takes its cues from the intense second season, dubbed Attack on TItan 2, deepening the mysteries surrounding the Titans and those who fight against them, using their Omni-Directional Maneuvering Gear like ancient Spider-Men, swingi...