The New Super Mario Movie Could Open Doors for More Nintendo Property Films

Super Mario Brothers (1993) is often considered the first proper game-to-film adaptation. While some of the original pitches held much promise, what we ended up with was perhaps the strangest take on … Continue reading The New Super Mario Movie Could Open Doors for More Nintendo Property Films

Sonic Movie 2 Arrives Next Year Sneak Peeks & Thoughts

Right before our world got turned upside down, I caught the Sonic The Hedgehog movie in theaters and (of course) loved it. Unfortunately, it did not have followed the source material down to a … Continue reading Sonic Movie 2 Arrives Next Year Sneak Peeks & Thoughts

Poison Control is the Shooter/RPG Hybrid with Franchise Potential

NIS Interactive may be best known for the Disgaea franchise, among other tactical role-playing games. However, the team isn’t afraid to step outside of this genre, as proven by the recently rereleased Prinny games. … Continue reading Poison Control is the Shooter/RPG Hybrid with Franchise Potential

A Look Back At The Super Famicom

Turkey day is right around the corner, but that’s not the only thing worth celebrating this week. The Super Famicom turned 30 on November 21. While you probably know me … Continue reading A Look Back At The Super Famicom

Crunchyroll and AdultSwim Present Shenmue Anime

In this era Sega isn’t the gaming giant anymore. They are no longer in the console business and sometimes seem barely still in the video game business too. Although they … Continue reading Crunchyroll and AdultSwim Present Shenmue Anime

Iconic Sega Arcade Center Closes Its Doors on August 30

As much as I would like to share some more good Sega-related news, there’s been another unfortunate (and unexpected) bit of bad news. The news is regarding one of the … Continue reading Iconic Sega Arcade Center Closes Its Doors on August 30

Thoughts: Sega’s President Kenji Matsubara Abruptly Resigns

The good news of former Sega superstars Yuji Naka and Naoto Oshima joining forces to bring us an entirely new IP  comes with some bad. As of July 31st, Sega Group Corporation’s … Continue reading Thoughts: Sega’s President Kenji Matsubara Abruptly Resigns

Balan WonderWorld is Sonic Creators’ & Square Enix New Project

Sonic the Hedgehog programmer and co-creator Yuji Naka has remained relatively quiet since leaving his SEGA days behind to form Prope. While he’s produced several games since departing in 2006, none … Continue reading Balan WonderWorld is Sonic Creators’ & Square Enix New Project