I took the bus into town to buy LocoRoco when it first came out for the PSP, back in - crikey! - 2006. I remember this because I took the bus home, too. And I remember that because halfway through the trip, a grey day with low clouds and the promise of rain, I briefly pulled the LocoRoco box out of the bag to take a look at it - and it was like the sun had risen, all of a sudden, on the top deck of a 46 to deepest Hove. … [Read more...] about The Double-A Team: LocoRoco is a bright and breezy charmer
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The Deadpool artist appears to be leaving the book or at least trading off for a while, as Mike Hawthorne steps in. He's not yet been announced on another Marvel title (unless I'm forgetting one), and so immediately that's where my mind goes--what if the original artist for The Walking Dead were working with the director of Night of the Living Dead on a zombie story? Would that not be a match made in Heaven for Marvel? … [Read more...] about Could “Marvel Of the Dead” Team Zombie Masters George Romero and Tony Moore?
Star Wars fans around the galaxy united last week to mourn the passing of Peter Mayhew, the actor responsible for bringing Chewbacca to life in the original Star Wars trilogy, in addition to appearing in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The actor was 74 years old, with his family revealing that it was a heart attack that resulted in his passing. Many of his co-stars and close collaborators shared fond memories of the performer, including Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Billy Dee Williams. George Lucas recently shared an extended statement to express his admiration for the performer. … [Read more...] about Star Wars Creator George Lucas Pays Tribute to Peter Mayhew
While Pokemon Day has given franchise fans a lot to be excited about, the threat of Coronavirus has resulted in some less than joyful news for fans in Japan. As a result of the virus, The Pokemon Company has cancelled a handful of events at Pokemon Center locations throughout the country. The stores themselves will remain open, but mascot meet-and-greets, workshops, and more will be postponed for the foreseeable future. TCG events have not been cancelled yet, but they will likely face the same fate. Japan has closed schools through the month of March because of Coronavirus concerns, so clearly keeping children away from well-occupied areas remains a focus in the country. … [Read more...] about The Pokemon Company Cancels Multiple Events in Japan Over Coronavirus Fears
The town's museum, meanwhile, will start off with its curator Blathers working out of a tent until you donate 15 items. As we saw in Nintendo's Animal Crossing Direct, many new species of fish and bugs will be included in the game - and one PAX attendee spotted a snapping turtle. … [Read more...] about Animal Crossing New Horizons lets you tilt the camera to how it looked on GameCube