After owning part of the rights to the franchise as a part of the overall Lucasfilm purchase, Disney has gone a step further and grabbed the distribution and marketing rights to the Indiana Jones franchise from Paramount in a new deal today. Hit the jump for the details.
FUNimation has been going bigger with its limited edition sets as of late, but this latest release just might be its biggest set yet, as it has announced the Kamisama Kiss Goddess Edition for release next February. Hit the jump for all of the details and a picture of the set.
About a month ago, we reported on the Narcissu Steam Greenlight campaign for the visual novel and how the team behind it was working towards the goals of offering an official English translation sanctioned by the Japanese developer and offering the game for free. Good news on the Steam front came down today, so hit the jump for the details.
Classic anime streaming and crowdfunding site AnimeSols has a novel promotion going on for Black Friday weekend that will count single pledges as double for every set in the current lineup, with a focus on five particular titles. Hit the jump for all of the details.
Ahead of the release of the enhanced version of Bravely Default for the Nintendo 3DS in For The Sequel next month, Dengeki Online has decided to publish a free online manga explaining the game for new players, with an appropriately cute interpretation. See the example and link to the manga after the jump!
Big news in the video game world today, as Johjn Carmack, co-founder and lead programmer of Id Software has officially resigned from the company to focus on his duties as the chief technology officer of hardware startup Oculus VR after spending a few months splitting attention between both companies. Hit the jump for the respective statements.
During the Girls und Panzer event held in Oarai, Japan, more details were revealed and confirmed regarding a new Playstation Vita game, the forthcoming OVA and new promotional tie-ins with Mitsubishi Motors and Japanese convenience store chain Circle K. Hit the jump for the details.
Capcom is celebrating its 30th anniversary and the latest brand to collaborate with the storied video game developer is Japanese eyeglass manufacturer Zoff, which is producing a special line of Capcom 30th Anniversary eyeglass frames featuring both the Biohazard (Resident Evil) and Phoenix Wright franchise with unique frame designs. Hit the jump for a look at both designs.
Sentai Filmworks took to its panel at the AniMaine convention to announce a new license rescue and did not disappoint, as the company announced it would release Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water once again while confirming other details, as well as not officially commenting on others. Hit the jump for the info.
Aniplex has announced during Anime Festival Asia in Singapore that the forthcoming Sword Art Online Extra Edition New Year's special will now be simulcast worldwide and Crunchyroll users will be able to join the rest of the world watching the special. Hit the jump for all of the details!
Avex Entertainment has posted a new trailer for the "New Initial D" feature film, now slated for next August in Japan. Hit the jump for the trailer and further details.
Yet another visual novel project launches a Steam Greenlight campaign, as the Sekai Project group have begun their campaign to have their latest project land on Steam in Narcissu, with the dual goals of having the game launch with a new English translation and be available at no cost to players. Hit the jump for the info.
Nintendo has suddenly halted the popular SpotPass service within the SwapNote and FlipNote apps on the 3DS after discovering activity involving explicit image sharing. Hit the jump for Nintendo's full statement on the matter.