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Shin Megami Tensei V is an upcoming RPG from Atlus and is the latest installment in the long-running franchise that is set to release on November 11 for the Nintendo Switch. Ahead of its release, Atlus has revealed the English voice cast of Shin Megami Tensei V via a special video, which boasts of an impressive lineup of talents that compliments the Japanese cast. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBjMUHl_Qyo Atlus has brought in a number of well-known talents for the Shin Megami Tensei V English dub like Mark Whitten (Shiden from Scarlet Nexus), Erica Lindbeck (Jessie from FF7 Remake), and Laura Post (Almeidrea from Tales of Arise). For the Japanese, a lot of Genshin Impact talents are here as well, so you can expect some good English and Japanese performances in Shin Megami Tensei V. Without further ado, let’s meet the Shin Megami Tensei V English and Japanese Voice Cast! Shin Megami Tensei V…

Far Cry 6 Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeJ5lbFjQ3I A videogame can be defined not just by its leading heroes but also its villains, and this couldn’t be any truer than for Ubisoft’s Far Cry series. Not only is this succession of first-person shooters known for its open-world gameplay, but also for shining the spotlight on its antagonists, giving them such strong personalities that make them more than simply endgame bosses to beat. It wouldn’t be too far from the truth to say that Vaas Montenegro was a high point in the series, owing a lot to actor Michael Mando’s portrayal of the iconic villain. Fast forward to 9 years later and we have one of the biggest names the series has ever known in Giancarlo Esposito, or Antón Castillo as Yarans would know him by. *Also check out our PC performance review over at our sister site, Gadget Pilipinas. Viva Libertad! Far Cry…

Diablo II: Resurrected Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAIEDm4sUxA Ever since it was announced earlier this year, fans have been waiting in anticipation for the return of what is arguably one of the games that defined the childhood of many. Diablo II is such an icon in the industry that it puts so much pressure on the devs to make a faithful yet good remaster. Luckily for fans, the talented folks at Vicarious Visions (now part of Blizzard Entertainment) were up to the task, to the relief of many. Just last month, a Diablo II: Resurrected Beta opened up the game to the public, giving a peek at what’s in store for brave adventurers before its worldwide release. It felt like the Diablo II that we knew and loved with some much-appreciated quality of life additions, but also with glaring hiccups that needed to be addressed prior to its worldwide release. After a 20…

Sonic Colors: Ultimate Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0GDD2AulY4 “Sonic, he can really move. Sonic, he’s got an attitude. Sonic, he’s the fastest thing alive…” If those first few sentences seem familiar, then you definitely knew Sonic the Hedgehog from his cartoon days back in the 90’s. In my case, my childhood memories of Sonic were from the animated series and the Sega Genesis games, which resurfaced when I got to play Sonic Colors: Ultimate for the first time. Sonic Colors was initially released for the DS and Wii back in 2010, something I never got to play but knew about since it was touted as one of the better games in the long-running franchise. As the opportunity presented itself, I looked forward to checking out its latest release as Sonic Colors: Ultimate, which sports improvements apart from being released on more platforms this time around. Step into a colorful world of fun and…

God of War Ragnarok has been made official (the title, at least) with its reveal during the recently concluded PlayStation showcase, featuring a reveal trailer that is more than just a simple logo but equally as awesome. Just in case you missed the epicness of it all, check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EE-4GvjKcfs At around the same time, some character posters were unveiled and as shared by the IGN Twitter account, we can finally take a first look at the cast of characters for God of War Ragnarok, which features Kratos, Atreus, and even our new antagonists in Freya and Thor. The English voice cast is chock-full of talent coming from a variety of backgrounds that can most certainly bring these characters to life. While most of there are returning since this is a sequel, we get a look at the new characters like Thor and Angrboda as well. Check them out…

Tales of Arise Review https://youtu.be/XrHbTB_M6tQ The Tales series by Bandai Namco may not be as prestigious as Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, but it has been around long enough to be considered a household name worthy of being mentioned in the same breath as these JRPG behemoths. Each new Tales game, beginning with Tales of Phantasia in 1995, offered a different cast of playable characters, a story of epic proportions, and unique elements that made the series memorable. Particularly, its real-time combo-centric combat system has been beloved by many. It’s a formula that has stood the test of time and after a little over 5 years, fans finally get a new entry in the series called Tales of Arise which is looking to bring the franchise back into the spotlight. The timing couldn’t have been more perfect as Bandai Namco Entertainment gets to show the potential future of the series…

Tales of Arise, the latest game in the long-running series, will launch on September 9 to the longing arms of fans worldwide. It’s been a long time coming since the last “Tales of” title for the consoles (not counting the side and mobile releases) and Tales of Arise is looking to fill that gap quite well based on everything we’ve seen so far. Bandai Namco Entertainment has enlisted a great lineup of Japanese voice actors for the game and their resume is pretty impressive, with some standouts like the voice of Caesar Zeppeli from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure and Kirito from Sword Art Online. Meet the Tales of Arise Japanese Voice Cast! Tales of Arise Japanese Voice Cast Takuya Sato as Alphen Notable roles: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure – Caesar ZeppeliRune Soldier – LouieHaikyuu!! – Yasushi KamasakiGundam Build Fighters – Tatsuya YuukiWelcome to Demon School!! Iruma-kun – Sabnock SaburoMoriarty the Patriot -…

We’re almost a month away before the release of Diablo II: Resurrected and given the iconic status of the series, the wait must be unbearable for some ‘old-timers’ who have spent countless hours of playing this game from back in the day. Thankfully, the recently concluded early access beta gave us a glimpse at what to expect before the game launches next month. While there are quite a number of things that still need fixing up (it is still in Beta, so this is understandable), Diablo II: Resurrected looks to be taking a step in the right direction. Welcome back to Sanctuary The Diablo II: Resurrected Beta offers the first 2 Acts of the game for you to play through. In case you’re wondering, you can fully play through the first 2 acts, which take about 5 hours to complete, more or less, which you can work on with other…

NEO: The World Ends with You Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abvu4lE9kcI The World Ends with You (Subarashiki Kono Sekai in Japan) was a shining gem from the Nintendo DS era for its story, characters, gameplay, and soundtrack. Boasting innovative mechanics, you can tell that this action RPG was going to be something special, eventually seeing some re-releases on mobile phones, the Nintendo Switch, and even getting an anime adaptation. As far as the series goes, I consider myself a newbie. I’m familiar with characters like Neku and gameplay mechanics like Pins but haven’t really played the original despite multiple chances to do so. I opted to go into this game blind, all to see how a nearly 14-year-old sequel would look like to a newcomer. After my time with NEO: The World Ends with You, I’d say that the experience was pretty damn amazing. First time? Narratively, NEO: The World Ends with You…

Scarlet Nexus Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdWzjJbc-78 Bandai Namco have dipped their feet into various game genres, each with their own take that have proven to be quite successful, all things considered. God Eater and Code Vein stand out, and over the years they have gone and tweaked the formula, learning as they go, culminating in their latest effort which is the “Brainpunk-RPG” Scarlet Nexus. If your initial impression is that of the game having the usual anime twist, then you aren’t wrong. Scarlet Nexus does have that anime look and feel, and this is Bandai Namco we’re talking about, who have proven to masters at doing just that. They’ve even released an anime to go along with the game, if you’re into that sort of thing. Putting things simply, Scarlet Nexus is a sleek and stylish action RPG that starts as a simple story of a group of individuals with powers wanting…

Guilty Gear Strive Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rbffP5aQoA The Guilty Gear series really needs no introduction, but for the uninitiated, it’s a fighting game series by Arc System Works known for its outrageous character designs, fast-paced and technical 2D fighting action, and a rocking heavy metal soundtrack. It’s no surprise how Guilty Gear was able to endure this long since its release way back in 1998. The series has gathered a strong following of fighting game fans who eagerly anticipate each new mainline entry. After a couple of delays, the latest game in the memorable fighting game series, Guilty Gear Strive, is finally here to rock Heaven or Hell. Hope you like flowcharts Since its full release, and to get the more obvious things out of the way, modes that were not accessible during the Guilty Gear Strive Beta like Arcade and the Story mode are now available for everyone to enjoy. Unique…

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p64jtO9dHU Up until its fourth installment, Persona usually had the Shin Megami Tensei title attached to it, and only recently in Persona 5 do we no longer exactly see it anywhere. The point is, while there’s no doubt how big the Persona series has become, it can be easily overlooked that it is actually just a spinoff. The Shin Megami Tensei series of RPGs was revolutionary for its time. In contrast to many RPGs released back then, the game would usually be set in more modern and urban times. These titles can get pretty dark in their themes, centering on the occult, and there is a lot of religious and mythical imagery mixed in with fantasy elements. There is definitely a strong following for the Shin Megami Tensei series, which is why it has endured this long, partially in thanks to the…

Guilty Gear has managed to make its mark in the fighting game scene with its catchy metal soundtrack and of course, its cast of memorable characters, and we can thank the awesome ensemble of voice actors that have given life to the world of Guilty Gear through these combatants. So before its release on June 11, 2021, let’s meet the Japanese voice cast that make up the playable roster of Guilty Gear Strive. And you might just be surprised to see a few familiar names in there, both in the anime and video game scene: Guilty Gear Strive Japanese Voice Cast Jouji Nakata as Sol Badguy Notable roles: Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie – Balrog (Boxer)Vision of Escaflowne – Folken FanelX: The Movie – Kusanagi ShiyuHellsing – AlucardSgt. Frog – GiroroFate Series – Kotomine KireiOne-Piece – Hody JonesJujutsu Kaisen – Naobito Zen’inTekken/Tekken 2/Tekken Tag Tournament – Kazuya MishimaKingdom Hearts…

We’re going back to the 80’s era with Call of Duty Season Three. With a blend of awesomeness and nostalgia, players will get the chance to play as some of the biggest action movie icons from the 80’s – Sylvester Stallone’s John Rambo and Bruce Willis’s John McClane. See the announcement here in Call of Duty’s aptly named 80’s Action Heroes trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFIU01PqAGc In addition to playing as Rambo and John McClane, Call of Duty has more to offer as per Johanna Faries, General Manager of Duty, saying “In addition to adding Rambo and John McClane, we’re giving our players new weapons, gear, missions, modes, and even a Die Hard-inspired location like Nakatomi Plaza. We’re incredibly excited to offer thrilling content and experiences for Warzone, Black Ops Cold War and Call of Duty: Mobile.” As part of the Season Three Reloaded celebration, the update will also include a new 6v6 multiplayer map Standoff; new Multi-Team Multiplayer map Duga; and new Multi-Team…

The anime and manga world will never be the same again. As reported on Anime News Network, Berserk manga creator Kentaro Miura, 54 years old, passed away last May 6, 2021 due to acute aortic dissection. This sent shockwaves throughout the anime and manga community considering Berserk was such a celebrated title, one whose manga has yet to reach a conclusion. News of the mangaka’s passing has also reached the gaming community, specifically players of the MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. And in a touching display of respect, many have gathered in the area called Ul’dah and lined up with lit fires to play tribute to Miura-san. The spectacle can be seen online, like this one video by Youtube user Artorikus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6D4MAjgcm0 Another clip of the gathering paying respect to Miura-san can be seen here by another Youtube user, SmugAnimeGuy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzbSNEn38eY&t=35s Some of the Final Fantasy XIV players even donned Dark…