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FINAL FANTASY XV INTERVIEW

We had the honor to Interview FINAL FANTASY XV cast members, RAY CHASE & ROBBIE DAYMOND aka Noctis and Promto! Check out our interview below, make sure to end til the end to learn how to enter into our FINAL FANTASY XV autograph giveaway!


I would to personally thank, Ray and Robbie; for accepting our interview request, Alondra; for being an awesome assistant, Gregorio Escalante Gallery; for letting us film on location and finally, special thanks to YouTube Channel, Pauly Mike for providing the in-game footage used in our interview. Thank Everyone!


Check these awesome photo taken by our lovely photographer, Alondra!


FINAL FANTASY XV autograph giveaway!

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Share, comment, & subscribe to our channel and you may have a chance to win THIS autographed print from Noctis and Promto!

Deadline Jan.10th 2017!


Speaking of SQUARE ENIX related giveaways, we are giving this one-of-a-kind, Life Is Strange VideoPak STRAIGHT from the Los Angeles SQUARE ENIX OFFICES!

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This is a reusable mini tablet with 2 pre-loaded Life Is Strange videos. You can use a standard USB charging cable to charge and add limited videos of your own via your PC!

CLICK HERE TO LEARN HOW TO ENTER!

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Giant TRACER Statue on Hollywood Blvd!

This beautifully well-made Tracer statue appeared on Hollywood Blvd on May 21st!

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Placed there by the Overwatch team at Blizzard ent. This statue weighs about 3 tons and according to Twitter user, @The_bluejacket it took 3 forklifts to set up this amazing statue!

In total, there are 3 Overwatch  figure statues around the world, standing around 15 feet tall! Characters & locations are as follows:

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Location
TRACER Hollywood & Highland, CA
GENJI  The Centre Pompidou; Paris, France
PHARAH Busan, Korea

We currently have no information as to when will the statues be gone, If you want to visit this awesome statue, do so by going to Hollywood & Highland  (Or the other locations depending where you are). If you live in the Los Angeles area, there will be a fan gathering being planned on Tuesday; May 24 FROM 5 PM – 8 PM, check out the facebook event page for more details.


Enjoy our slideshow of the photos I took during my visit to see the TRACER statue!

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If you visit and take a selfie with the statue, post it on our FACEBOOK WALL, we’d love see it!

KINGDOM HEARTS World Tour!

Originally announced on April 28th 2016, the  KINGDOM HEARTS World Tour has been the best thing announced since KINGDOM HEARTS Unchained (North America) & Final Fantasy XV!

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According to the announcement, The concert is split into two parts. Beginning in August 11th 2016, with KINGDOM HEARTS  -First Breath (Brass concert), which is an exclusive concert in Japan ONLY. The second part, KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra -World Tour (Orchestra concert) will begin in Japan on, March 10, 2017.

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Fans can purchase the presale tickets to KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra -World Tour via Wildfaery or wait until all tickets go on sale starting May 14, 2016. Please note that only 150 VIP tickets available at each World Tour concert for $189 and will include a meet and greet with Yoko Shimomura.

Check below for a list of the current pricing for each World Tour concert:

Concert Location + Date Pricing
March 10, 2017
Tokyo International Forum Hall A (Japan)
TBD
March 18-19 2017
Salle Pleyel (France)
VIP – $189
Gold – $133
Category 1 – $77
Category 2 – $49
March 24-25 2017
Central Hall Westminster (United Kingdom)
VIP – $184
Gold – $128
Category 1 – $78
Category 2 – $56
May 6-7 2017
Esplanade Concert Hall (Singapore)
VIP – $190
Gold – $139
Category 1 – $78
May 28 2017
Mercedes Benz Arena (China)
TBD
June 10/14 2017
Dolby Theatre (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
TBD
June 24, 2017
United Palace Theatre (New York City, NY, USA)
VIP – $189
Gold – $134
Category 1 – $109
Category 2 – $79
Category 3 – $59

(Source: KHInsider)

For more information visit the KHInsider.com

Borderlands 3 CONFIRMED

Giants over at Gearbox Software officially announced Borderlands 3!

At the most anticipated convention PAX East the company unveiled the title to the public and the awaiting fans. CEO and President of Gearbox Randy Pitchford, holding a panel for the company informing everybody on the situation. Randy states: “obviously theres going to be another borderlands”. the room being lit with cheers and pure excitement randy continued: “There is already a lot of easter eggs in Battleborn for Borderlands although it is from past borderlands games. We will continue to finish borderlands once battleborn and its DLC is completed”. CEO shocking the series saying “Borderlands 3 will NOT be the title of the game. For all we know it could be borderlands 4”.

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Battleborn, also being a Gearbox Software game for PlayStation 4, Art Director Scott Kester attended the panel informing the public he will also be doing the art for the well awaited Borderlands 3.

Kingdom Hearts: Unchained X Android/iOS US release

In 2002 the wonderful minds at renowned video game development studio, Square Enix and the most famous cartoon movie creators of all time, Disney, teamed up to create a game, that has both inspired and shape the gaming industry as well as fans. That game was Kingdom Hearts.

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With multiple games under the series’ belt, the gaming giants at SQUARE ENIX announced, in 2013, the making of Kingdom Hearts: X , but has since kept quite. That is until 2015 when they officially announced the western release date for the game. The game itself is the first game in the series exclusively for iOS and Android!

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SQUARE ENIX made the announcement on April 4th, 2016 on their official US website.

The game follow the same genre and a turn-based battle system (much like SQUARE ENIX’s Final Fantasy series). According to SQUARE ENIX, Unchained X is designed for fans and for those who are not familiar with the series.image

The game takes place hundreds of thousands of years before the time we know, Users can play as customized avatar keyblade wielder which user customized a name . There are five keyblade UnionUnicornis, Anguis, Leopardos, Ursus, and Vulpeus all led by a Foreteller. At the beginning of the game you’ll pick a keyblade master to train you and follow throughout the game. As a keyblade wielder, You have a job to master and unlock the full power of the keyblade while at the same time driving the darkness away from the world. You can use cards to attack much like the battle system in Kingdom Hearts: RE Chain of Memories.You’ll be able to use the medals’ power “warriors beyond your time” to call upon them from the future to aid you in your endeavors.

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The game is considered to be CANNON or part of the original stoyline.

For newcomers this game represents “the beginning of the beginning”. The game explains everything from the “Tome of Prophecy” all the way to “The Ancient Keyblade War” that is continuously referred to in the series. This game also answers all questions left throughout the series up until the the title Dream Drop Distance.

 

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Image by: Tetsuya Nomura

 

Along with the release of the game, Creative Director & Head Artist, Tetsuya Nomura had something to say to the fans:

I hope fans and newcomers alike will find
themselves absorbed in the brand new
adventure that reveals the origins of the
Kingdom Hearts Series.

 

SQUARE ENIX released the game on April 7, 2016 and is available on Android/iOS!

Head over to the PLAY STORE or APP STORE now!

Here’s a sneak peek of the game’s prologue:

 

Final Fantasy XV: Anime, Movie and Game

Final Fantasy XV fans have alot in store for 2016! From the game itself to a full CGI movie! The following the latest newest and info on Final Fantasy XV:

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  • Final Fantasy XV 
  • Originally announced at E3 2006,  Square Enix announced the released for its most anticipated game, Final Fantasy XV! The goes live on September 30th, 2016 (Worldwide) for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
    • A Deluxe Edition:  This edition will be available for $89.99 and will include steelbook packaging, bonus outfit, weapon and skin for Noctis’ car.
    • An Ultimate Collector’s Edition: This edition will be available for $299.99, and will include a hardcover art book, a soundtrack, an exclusive Play Arts Kai Noctis figure, plus the same bonus content as the Deluxe Edition, exclusive sixth episode of Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV the animated series and four in-game item packs. (limited to 30,000 units worldwide). This edition can only be bought on the Square Enix Online Store.

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  • Final Fantasy XV: Brotherhood The Anime Series
  • You read right! An anime based on the game is now available on YouTube for FREE!
    • According to IGN, the series was produced by A-1 Picture and The anime will focus on how Noctis became friends with the other characters in Final Fantasy XV. All five episodes will be available online for free, with episode one available today.  All of episodes the will air before Final Fantasy XV comes out this fall with the sixth episode only available on the An Ultimate Collector’s Edition of the game.

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    • Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive
    • Unlike the game and anime series, this movie will NOT focus on Noctis & hgis friends, instead it will focus on the kingdom they left behind while on their adventure.
      • The cast includes
        • Aaron Paul as Nyx Ulric, a member of Regis’ Kingsglaive guard and the film’s main protagonist
        • Sean Bean as Regis Lucis Caelum CXIII Noctis’ father and King of Lucis, and guardian of the crystal.
        • Lena Headey as Lunafreya Nox Fleuret Noctis’ childhood friend and fiancée, and an Oracle from the autonomous imperial province of Tenebrae.
    • According to Square Enix and Sony Pictures this is the synopsis:
      • The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the hallowed Crystal, but the menacing empire of Niflheim will stop at nothing to make it theirs. War has raged between the two for as long as most can remember.
        King Regis of Lucis commands an elite force of soldiers dubbed the Kingsglaive. Wielding their king’s magic, Nyx Ulric and his fellow glaives stand before the crown city of Insomnia, fighting to stay the inexorable advance of Niflheim’s imperial army, Before the overwhelming military might of the empire, King Regis can only salvage his kingdom by accepting anultimatum—he must cede all lands outside the crown city, and see his son, Prince Noctis, wed to Lady Lunafreya, the former princess of Tenebrae now captive of Niflheim.
        As the war of wills rages, the machinations of Niflheim transform Insomnia into an awe-inspiring battleground, pulling Nyx into a struggle for the very survival of the kingdom.
    • Watch the trailer here:

Toys“R”Us Pokemon Day…Again!?

That’s right, Toys“R”Us will be having another POKEMON DAY on

Saturday; April 2nd!
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In an official statement, The Pokémon Company, announced that Toys“R”Us will be participating in a Pokemon themed-event where you can trade-and-collect cards,free giveaways & more! The event will last from 12pm-2pm According to Pokemon.com, attendees can get free Clefairy and Meowth Pokémon TCG cards, plus a Pokémon-themed activity book! You can also enter for a chance to win an awesome Pokémon plush.

As part for this event, every Pokémon item in store will be  “buy one, get one 40% off” all day long!

 Visit your local Toys“R”Us to attend this awesome event!


Missed our previous Japan LA Pokemon 20th Anniversary video? Watch it here:

POKEMON 20th Year anniversary

Just a week after GameStop’s Anime Day, stop by your local ToyRUs for: POKEMON!

February 27th marks 20th anniversary of the very first Pokemon games to be released in Japan!

In celebration, The Pokémon Company International is cooperating with Toys R Us to celebrate the occasion. Fans who visit participating stores can receive special foil Pokémon TCG cards from the new Generations expansion that feature Pikachu and Magikarp, a Pokémon activity book, and a poster of the original 151 Pokémon.

as part of this celebration, ToyRUS will also have an exclusive Generations-themed folio binder available for those who purchase the new expansion. Visit TOYS R US feb 27! Hurry while supplies last.

GameStop will also participate by offering a Mythical Pokémon poster with purchase of any Pokémon product while supplies last. An exclusive Mew plush is also available for purchase. Finally, all Pokémon fans are invited to Nintendo NY located at Rockefeller Center in New York City on February 27 for a Pokémon 20th celebration.

GameStop hosting Anime Day!

Yes, that’s right, If you love anime then stop at GameStop
on Feb 20th. GameStop will be having all their Anime related items and
games at discounted price!

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The one day event will have some GameStop exclusive Pop! Vinyl figures, Kurama Mode ($17) and Hollow Ichigo ($11), will be released. GameStop will also offer a buy 2 get 1 half off deal on ALL Pop! Vinyl toys.

The discounted anime-themed video games are listed below.

Sword Art Online: Lost Song – $40 (was $60)
Dragonball Xenoverse XV – $20 (was $30)
Tales of Zestiria – $30 (was $40)
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 – $30 (was $40)

This event will be hosted all across all US store locations.

for more anime related stuff on GameStop, visit:
http://www.gamestop.com/anime

Meitantei Pikachu: Shin Konbi Tanjo other wise known as Great Detective Pikachu: Birth of a New Duo. The newest addition in the Pokemon spin-off series. Oringinally, revealed in October 2013 during an episode of the Japanese television show, The Professionals.

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The game follows a talking Pikachu who is intelligent and claims to be a great detective. One day he meets a boy named, Tim Goodman, who is able to understand what he is saying, the two then, begin to solve mysteries together.

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The game has since been on the Nintendo 3DS in Japan only.

As if a talking Pikachu wasn’t already weird, Pokemon fans in the U.S. want Pikachu to be dubbed by Hollywood Actor, Danny DeVito! There’s a petition already set on Change.org. The petition has nearly 45,000 signatures in an attempt to have Nintendo of America cast Danny DiVeto!

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Sign the petition here

Have another voice actor in mind? Let us know in a comment below.