This Week in CRNews: Super Bowl Ruckus Edition

Hot news, big features, and stories you may have missed!

It's the Super Bowl! That means you're either like "It's the Super Bowl!" or, dismissively, perhaps even with an audible groan, "It's the Super Bowl…" Whether you're elated or deflated, you should find this week's recap of news a soothing salve. Let us know how you're celebrating, or avoiding, the Super Bowl in the comments! 


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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Win Prop Cosplay Swords from “Sword Art Online”

World Vocaloid Convention 2013 to be Held in Japan on June 8-9

AKB48 Idol Shaves Head, Posts Apology After Sex Scandal

Discotek Announces "Tenjho Tenge" Anime Complete Collection



Swimsuit Tsunade Slated for European "Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3" DLC

"Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix" Screens Focus on Organization XIII

TV Anime Series to Adapt "Gundam: The Origin"

New "Code Geass" Ads in Akihabara and Ikebukero

Nintendo Sets Dates for 30th Anniversary Wii U Virtual Console Games

Pentax Japan Announces "Evangelion" Themed Cameras

Retailer Lists North American Release for "Summer Wars" Manga

Limited Edition "One Piece" Marine Watch Salutes Three Admirals

"Metal Gear Rising" Amazon Pre-orders Give Raiden Inferno Armor

Crunchyroll Adds "Arakawa Under the Bridge" to Anime Catalog

"Muramasa: The Demon Blade" Heads to PS Vita in North America

Cartoon Network Plans More "Power Puff Girls" and "Teen Titans"

"Scott Pilgrim" Author Tweets "Sailor Moon" Tribute

Poll Ranks Top Dropped Series of 2012

"Code Geass: Akito the Exiled" Episode Two Gets New Art and Release Plans

Happy Birthday to Megurine Luka

Have a Manga Dream with Manga Pillows

“Maoyu” Exhibit in Akihabara Puts Demon King on Display

Soundtrack to Fan-Made "Chrono Trigger" Sequel Lands on Bandcamp

Doll Up with "Evangelion" False Eyelashes

Web Browsers Reimagined as "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" Stands

Garnet Red PlayStation 3 Bundle Includes Every "God of War" Game

"Steins;Gate" Movie Has an Official Release Date

"Gundam" Artist Illustrates Awesome "Gurren Lagann" Tribute

"Warcraft" Movie Finds Director

BETA Monster from "Total Eclipse" Anime Becomes a Scary Hoodie

"Resident Evil" Returning to its Survival Horror Roots

"Super Smash Bros. Melee" Will be the 8th EVO 2013 Title

AKB Group Manager Answers Tough Questions About Apology Video

Japanese Men Pick Top 10 Anime Characters with Twin Tails

"Love Live" Dance Reproduced With Stop Motion "Gundam" Mecha

City of Takayama Distributing “Hyouka” Location Maps




"Natestalgia!" -- OAV Oasis: Revisiting Forgotten Classics

A Survey of 2013 Manga Taisho Award Nominees

Fanart Friday, 10-Yard Fight Edition



"Bioshock Infinite" Trailer Schools Us on Its Floating City

"Fire Emblem: Awakening" Trailer Digs into Jobs and Skills

Trailer Confirms "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game" Online DLC

Otaku Idol Shokotan Loses Control Voicing "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods"

"One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2" Extended Preview

Disney’s Oscar Nominated “Paperman” Animated Short Posted Online

CG "Captain Harlock" Update Planned for Fall 2013

Blitz of "A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of Endymion" Anime Movie Promos

Sony Teases Something Big for February 20



Buy one year of PlayStation Plus, get three months free [Destructoid]

'Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut' Dated for April, Shows Off Gameplay [MTV Multiplayer]

God of War: Ascension's First 30 Minutes Show Off Kratos' New Moves [Siliconera]


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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.

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