More exciting news for Space Dandy in the run up to its January premiere as the official site has announced worldwide simulcast plans for the series, including a second attempt at a weekly TV simulcast, with involvement from Cartoon Network/Adult Swim and FUNimation. Hit the jump for all of the details.
After days of reports, Nintendo has finally acknowledged the Luminose City save glitch found in all copies of Pokemon X/Y. Hit the jump for instructions from Nintendo on how to avoid the issue as well as confirmation of a new patch and save recovery tool coming in the near future.
After first being confirmed earlier this Summer, Aniplex USA has officially confirmed the premiere and screening dates for the third Madoka Magica feature film in Gekijō-ban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica Shinpen: Hangyaku no Monogatari, otherwise known as Madoka Magica The Movie: Rebellion during its New York Comic-Con panel. Hit the jump for the details.
So it seems that the ongoing US government shutdown is also affecting shipments of video games, as stores on military bases are reporting delays in their shipments of Pokemon X/Y. Hit the jump for a picture of one such store notice after the jump.
Following up on the TGS event and previous trailers for Akiba tourism/vampire stripping adventure game Akiba's Trip 2, developer Acquire has confirmed the pre-order bonuses for those that pre-order the games for the PS3 and Vita ahead of their release on November 7th in Japan. Hit the jump for all of the info.
Sony's Shuhei Yoshida opens up further about the forthcoming PlayStation App for smartphones meant to serve as a companion to the forthcioming PlayStation 4, and it sounds pretty useful for a mobile app. Hit the jump for a rundown of features.
After years of anticipation, the official English language version of the Steins;Gate visual novel is coming this Winter from JAST USA. Hit the jump for all of the info on the limited edition, now up for pre-order with the standard digital-only version.
Following the news about SegaSammy purchasing Index Holdings, the CEO of the Digital Media division, a.k.a Atlus has penned a letter to fans and customers about the purchase, which shows that he is elated about where the company is headed now that it will be a part of Sega beginning in November. Hit the jump for the translated letter.
After months of doubt regarding the status of Index Holdings following corporate raids and the subsequent filing for Civil Rehabilitation, Sega Sammy Holdings has emerged as the conglomerate's savior, with $141 million being spent to acquire the embattled holding company and fan favorite developer/publisher Atlus is now set to operate under Sega's control. Hit the jump for the details.
After 6 years of effort, Tokyo, Japan has officially been selected to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Tokyo beat out Madrid Spain and upstart bidder Istanbul, Turkey for the rights to host the games. Despite many outside observers heavily favoring Madrid's bid in the wake of this evening's final vote. Hit the jump for the details.
The Robocop remake now has its first full trailer after months of teasers and a teaser trailer without much substance. Does the new film have what it takes make the same impact the first film did? Hit the jump to watch the new trailer and the trailer for the 1987 film to compare and contrast between the two.
Namco Bandai follows up its second Ace Combat Infinity teaser from early August with a new one focused on a game mode that's heavy on co-op play, but with a slight twist. Hit the jump for the footage.
During his Q&A panel held during Otakon, director Shinichiro Watanabe took the wraps off of one of the worst -kept secrets in anime when he officially announced his latest project in Space Dandy, being handled by animation studio BONES. The series will be a far-future science fiction comedy and will reunite him with key staff from Cowboy Bebop. Hit the jump for all of the details.
During its panel at Otakon, Aniplex USA announced the license to the long-awaited TV anime project from Studio Trigger in Kill-La-Kill. Hit the jump for all of the details.