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Top 5 Reasons to be Watching “Sweetness and Lightning”

Contrary to its Spring counterpart, the Summer 2016 anime season has a stacked lineup of solid shows. But where to start? Well allow us to make the case for why you should be checking out a favorite of ours: Sweetness and Lightning. For those who...


Why Blizzard Should Avoid World of Warcraft Legacy Servers

Last week, a beloved World of Warcraft private server offering players a chance to relive the magic of vanilla World of Warcraft announced their plans to cease operation thanks to legal notice from Blizzard. That server was Nostalrius, and it only lived for about a year....


Why You Should Watch Hellsing Ultimate

This is the beginning of a new series I’d like to call “Why you should watch:…” this is going to be a series based on my personal opinion of anime you should watch and why you should watch them. Do you like blood? Do...


The Attack on Titan Fatigue is Finally Setting In

The manga for Attack on Titan will have been running for six years in Japan as of September 9, but the series didn’t really start to take off until the anime debuted back in 2013, at least here in North America. As anyone in the manga industry...


Whatever Happened to RuneScape?

I’ve played RuneScape on and off over the past twelve years, and I’ve watched as their subscribers slowly dwindled. People always say that World of Warcraft has a tendency to lose subscribers from time to time, but no one pays attention to RuneScape. That’s...


Five Anime You HAVE to Watch Dubbed

Since anime is a Japanese art form, there are a lot of people that insist upon watching it using Japanese audio with subtitles in order to view it closer to how it was originally intended. But for as long as anime has been around in the United...


Adam & Nate Talk About E3 Day 1

It’s E3, and that means there’s a lot of video game news. In this new feature which you’ll only see for the duration of E3, Nate and I delve into discussion about the press conferences and talk about what we liked and didn’t like....


Five Examples of Filler Done Right

Thanks to fan reception pushing the industry to create shorter, more coherent stories, filler is mostly a thing in the past. But it wasn’t always that way, and there are some cases where the filler was actually good. We’ve put together a list of...


Steam’s Free to Play Section Sure Has Changed

Remember when Valve introduced a Free to Play section to their online marketplace Steam? In the past there were only a handful, but as Steam expands, so too does the Free to Play section. That sounds like a good thing — and in some aspects,...


A Year of Anime – A Retrospective

At this time almost exactly a year ago, I took my first huge leap into a medium I wasn’t versed in much at all and with just a simple click of the play button on Netflix. Following my first episode of Attack on Titan, things were never...


Is Nintendo Abandoning the Wii U?

Earlier this week Nintendo announced their plans to move into the mobile space, which prompted some questions as to whether or not they would remain in the business of making dedicated gaming hardware. Obviously, considering their legacy, the answer is yes. Not only did...


Staff Pick: Best Games of 2014

Following the staff pick for our favorite anime episodes of 2014, I figured I’d do something similar for video games. I asked our staff to pick their favorite video games of 2014 and explain why. Here is the list. Bravely Default (3DS) Publisher: Nintendo...