1 Sep 2014

New Nintendo 3DS Preview Video

Last Friday, Nintendo make a big step by announce the new Nintendo 3DS type. This new 3DS present a lot of new feature compare than the existing 3DS.

On saturday, Nintendo publish the New 3DS preview video that uploaded on Nintendo YouTube channel. The video with duration 99 seconds, reveal the comparison between the new and existing 3DS.
Not just about software and hardware that added to the new 3DS, but also about design. On the New 3DS, you can customize your 3DS cover with 3DS cover plates that priced 1000 Yen.

You can pre order New 3DS Japan ver starts from now via Play-Asia .

New Nintendo 3DS Preview Video


 
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30 Aug 2014

Nintendo Amiibo Open Pre Order at $ 12.99

amiibo nintendo


The upcoming figurine line from Nintendo, Amiibo will be priced at $ 12.99 and available this 2014 holiday season. The first wave characters coming to Amiibo will be twelve figure characters. They are Mario, Peach, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Kirby, Fox, Marth, Villager, and Wii Fit Trainer, as reported by Polygon.

The first game that compatible with amiibo is Wii U Super Smash Bros which sheduled to release this holiday. More upcoming game like  Mario Kart 8, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Mario Party 10 and Yoshi's Woolly World also will support amiibo functionality. The functions detail for this tool is still not clear.

The New Nintendo 3DS that just announced by Nintendo on Friday, also will support amiibo with their new feature called "NFC feature".

You can pre order it via Amazon  for $ 12.99 each figure.

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29 Aug 2014

Nintendo Announced New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL

New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL



Big news from Nintendo especially for Nintendo 3DS user, because today August 29, 2014 they announce to release a new type of 3DS system family that called "New Nintendo 3DS" and "New Nintendo 3DS XL".

Many different for the New and the Existing 3DS, especially on the button. The New 3DS will get new C-Stick, ZL button and ZR button. Not just for the hardware, a new function called “Super-Stable 3D” will be added to make players more comfortable when use 3D mode and also a new “NFC feature” will be added to use the amiibo.

The color varian for these new systems also revealed, the New Nintendo 3DS will get White and Black, while the New Nintendo 3DS XL will get Metallic Blue and Metallic Black.


New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL front color


The systems will be worth 16,800 Yen and 18,800 Yen for suggested retail price and scheduled to released on October 11, 2014 in Japan. While for the Europe and US region, confirmed will not release this year.

For the complete feature, you can see the comparison table below.


New Nintendo 3DS XLNew Nintendo 3DS
Size93.5mm high, 160mm wide,80.6mm high, 142mm wide,
21.5mm thick (when closed)21.6mm thick (when closed)
WeightApproximately 329 grams (including Battery Pak, stylus and Micro SD Memory Card)Approximately 253 grams (including Battery Pak, stylus and Micro SD Memory Card)
Upper Screen4.88 inches (diagonal)3.88 inches (diagonal)
Wide-screen LCD display showing approximately 16.77 million colors with 800 x 240 pixel resolutionWide-screen LCD display showing approximately 16.77 million colors with 800 x 240 pixel resolution
400 pixels are allocated to each eye to enable 3D visuals400 pixels are allocated to each eye to enable 3D visuals
Lower Screen4.18 inches (diagonal)3.33 inches (diagonal)
Touch-screen LCD showing approximately 16.77 million colors with 320 x 240 pixel resolutionTouch-screen LCD showing approximately 16.77 million colors with 320 x 240 pixel resolution
Battery DurationApproximately 3.5 to 7 hours when using Nintendo 3DS softwareApproximately 3.5 to 6 hours when using Nintendo 3DS software
Approximately 7 to 12 hours when using Nintendo DS softwareApproximately 6.5 to 10.5 hours when using Nintendo DS software
* Depending on the brightness of the screens, the battery duration varies. When the “automatic brightness adjustment” is on, the brightness of the screens changes automatically in accordance with the brightness of the surroundings and, therefore, the battery duration becomes longer in dark places and becomes shorter in bright places. Also, when the “energy saving mode” is on, the battery duration becomes longer.* Depending on the brightness of the screens, the battery duration varies. When the “automatic brightness adjustment” is on, the brightness of the screens changes automatically in accordance with the brightness of the surroundings and, therefore, the battery duration becomes longer in dark places and becomes shorter in bright places. Also, when the “energy saving mode” is on, the battery duration becomes longer .
* The above Battery Durations are rough indications and can be shorter depending on the status of use.* The above Battery Durations are rough indications and can be shorter depending on the status of use.

You can see more appearance of the New Systems on the Nintendo 3DS Direct video below





So, if you have 3DS right now, you will buy this new 3DS ? Let me see your opinion for this hot news from Nintendo with comment it on the comment box.

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26 Aug 2014

Viz Media Announces Blood Lad Anime Limited Edition Blu-Ray & DVD Combo Pack - Press Release

An Otaku Vampire Obsessed With The Human World Falls For a Pretty Girl That Becomes A Ghost; 10-Episode Anime Series Also Features Talented English Dub Cast


San Francisco, CA, August 25, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, gives fans and viewers the opportunity to add BLOOD LAD to their personal home media collections as it announces the release of the complete anime series as a special Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, and also as a Standard Edition DVD set, on September 2nd. VIZ Media is the exclusive North American master licensor for the BLOOD LAD anime property.


The 10-episode paranormal action comedy about a nerdy vampire that is obsessed with the human word is rated ‘TV-14’ and will be offered as a Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack with an MSRP of $69.99 U.S. / $89.99 CAN. The special set comes packaged in a full-color chipboard box featuring 4 discs containing the entire series as well as the BLOOD LAD “BLOOD LAD-EX” OVA short film and a 96 page premium art booklet featuring episode guides, art, interviews and more. Other combo pack bonus features include an interactive art gallery,  nearly a half-hour of English dub session outtakes, an Anime Central convention chalk art video along with series trailers and clean opening and ending segments.

©2013 Yuuki KODAMA /Kadokawashoten / BLOOD LAD Partners  

The Standard Edition 2-disc DVD set for BLOOD LAD features the complete series and OVA film and will be offered at an MSRP $44.82 U.S. / $43.24 CAN. The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and standard DVD set both feature English dubbed and original Japanese stereo audio selections (with English Subtitles).


The Demon World: a place where it's good to be bad. Werewolves, zombies, and even the Abominable Snowman fight day and night for the title of Territory Boss. The vampire Staz, however, finds the whole thing to be a serious pain. He spends his time watching anime, playing video games, and daydreaming about going to the Human World. That all changes when he meets Fuyumi, a human girl who instantly wins Staz's heart but subsequently loses her life to a man-eating plant. Staz refuses to give up on the girl of his dreams and travels across the Demon and Human Worlds in search of a way to bring Fuyumi back to life by any bloody means necessary.


The English dub cast for BLOOD LAD notably stars Bryce Papenbrook as Staz and Xanthe Huynh as Fuyumi and also features talented voice actors such as Johnny Yong Bosch, Kyle Hebert, Cristina Vee and Wendee Lee in key supporting roles.


“BLOOD LAD was adapted from Yuki Kodama's bestselling manga series and offers a hilarious, action packed story featuring plenty of adventure and laughable situations, and fans won’t want to miss the chance to own the complete series as a special Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack,” says Charlene Ingram, Senior Animation Marketing Manager. “The combo pack also features a wealth of entertaining bonus material including the BLOOD LAD OVA which picks up right after the series’ final episode and follows Staz and Fuyumi as they journey to the Demon Acropolis. Don’t miss this special release coming next month!”


For more information on BLOOD LAD, or other award-winning anime titles from VIZ Media, please visit www.VIZ.com.
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23 Aug 2014

Viz Media Releases The Art Of Princess Mononoke - Press Release

Studio Ghibli Library Imprint Celebrates Hayao Miyazaki And His Groundbreaking Animated Film In A Gorgeous Hardcover Art Book That Features A New Translation


San Francisco, CA, August 20, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, captures the attention of anime fans and collectors with a special new edition of the acclaimed art book, THE ART OF PRINCESS MONONOKE, which features a new translation and beautiful hardcover presentation. The edition will debut on August 26th.


VIZ Media’s Studio Ghibli Library imprint celebrates the work of iconic Japanese film director Hayao Miyazaki and his famed animation studio. The imprint has collected and released a substantial catalog of full-color art books, film comics, children’s picture books and other releases for Studio Ghibli films such as Princess Mononoke, Howl’s Moving Castle, Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, NausicaƤ of the Valley of the Wind, and The Wind Rises.


THE ART OF PRINCESS MONONOKE · MSRP: $34.99 U.S. / $39.99 CAN ·

Available August 26th


This new hardcover edition features insightful interviews, concept sketches, character art and finished animation cels from the critically acclaimed fantasy action film by Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki. Released in 1997, Princess Mononoke was the first Hayao Miyazaki film to break into the American mainstream. The journey from initial idea to the big screen is captured here in stunning detail and also includes a look at Miyazaki’s original concept art and the use of computer graphics technology in the film’s production.


“We are very proud to expand our Studio Ghibli imprint with THE ART OF PRINCESS MONONOKE and invite devoted fans and serious collectors to savor the gorgeous artwork and updated translation it features,” says Masumi Washington, Senior Editorial Director. “PRINCESS MONONOKE was a groundbreaking achievement for Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli and became the film that firmly established him on the international stage. THE ART OF PRINCESS MONONOKE is a beautiful testament to this creative visionary and his unique film.”

For more information on Studio Ghibli Library titles, please visit: www.viz.com.


Princess Mononoke
Mononoke Hime (Princess Mononoke) © 1997 Nibariki - GND
All drawings and image art © 1997 Nibariki
All rights reserved. © 1997 Studio Ghibli

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