This week's theme was a no-brainer, because Nintendo's Wii U officially launched in North America today! Regale us with tales of waiting in line, ordering on line, or any other launch mayhem you may have gotten into. Let's jam in the comments after you check out the weekly news recap!
Below you'll find a bevy of hot stories, features and video posted throughout the week. But that's not all. We've also compiled a few stories we missed, so be sure to check those out, as well.
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Award-Nominated American Comic Artist Ignites Cosplay Controversy
One Piece Film Z x Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods "Super Collaboration" Teased
Japanese Salarymen Keep Their Farts in Check with Special Undies
Gainax Reacts to "Victoria's Secret" Evangelion "Homage"
"AKB0048" Anime Season Two Kicks Into Gear on January 5
Europe Gets the Pikachu-Zapped 3DS XL This December
Biggest Doujinshi Event "Comic Market" Received Threat Letter
Out of Print "Cowboy Bebop" Soundtracks Reissued
Marvelous Asks If You Want "Half-Minute Hero 2" in the West
Now You Can Buy "Dead or Alive 5" Collector's Edition Swimsuits
"Shonen Sunday" Teases Blitz of Anime Adaptations
Theme Park Namco Namja Town Offers "One Piece" Dishes
BioWare's Reaction to "Mass Effect 2" in "Black Ops 2" PC Copies
"Hyouka" Investigates the Mystery of Rice Promotion
Senran Kagura's Scandalous Ninja Go Mobile
Feast Your Eyes on Japan's "Fire Emblem: Awakening" Art Book
Capcom Promises More "Mega Man" on Consoles and Portables
Barista Tweets Fabulous Anime Inspired Latte Art
First "Chihayafuru 2" Anime Art and Cast News
"Digimon Season 2" DVD Box Set Scheduled
A Fan Art Celebration of Crunchyroll Catalog Classic "Code Geass"
"PlayStation All-Stars" Brawler Adds "Gravity Rush" Heroine as DLC
"Pokédex" Makes Its Way to iOS in Japan
Happy 60th Birthday to Nintendo Legend Shigeru Miyamoto!
Bizarre Hello Kitty Plush Transforms into Cooked Turkey
"Time" Magazine Lists off the 100 Greatest Video Games of All Time
Weekly Pixiv Prime - Counting Time Between Pocky Day and Evangelion 3.0
Romantic Comedy Anime "Oniai" Exhibition in Otaroad
November 13th is Cosplay Appreciation Day~!
Fanart Friday, Happy Derpday Edition
"Gunhed" Model Kits Attack Kotobukiya's Akihabara Store!
"Call of Duty: Black Ops II" Review
"DmC Devil May Cry" DLC Gives Vergil His Very Own Chapter
Cooking "One Piece" Style
TV Anime "Total Eclipse" New OP&ED PV Posted
"InuYasha Final Act" Home Video Set 1 Trailer
France and Japan Team Up to Create Mind-Controlled Robot!
Vocaloid China Project Anime PV 5th&Final Episode
Eva 3.0 Promo Declares "It's Not Anime, It's Evangelion!"
Hikaru Utada Returns for "Evangelion 3.0" Theme
SOME STORIES WE MISSED!
Castlevania: Hymn of Blood web series bares its fangs [Destructoid]
Quantum Conundrum free with PS Plus [Joystiq]
Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden sequel happening [Destructoid]
These Downloadable eShop Games Will Be Available On Wii U Launch Day [Siliconera]
New Live-Action GTO Gets New Years Special [ANN]
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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.