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On The Horizon – May 2011 (Part 1)

Apologies for the lack of previews over the last couple of weeks, but as you all know, life has a habit of getting in the way. Normal service is being resumed, but there’s a pile of editing with my name on it that unfortunately has

Star Driver: Kagayaki no Takuto

Adaptations are becoming a bit of a thorny issue in anime these days, which is a bit odd considering how many are produced every year. The constant conversion of stories from other media is a pretty lucrative business as there’s already an established market for

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Star Driver: Kagayaki no Takuto

[singlepic id=475 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=476 w=320 h=240 float=center] Adaptations are becoming a bit of a thorny issue in anime these days, which is a bit odd considering how many are produced every year. The constant conversion of stories from other media is a

On The Horizon (Pt. 3)

What makes a good game? It’s a question that haunts developers the world over as there is no set production line method to making one, and no mathematical formula that can predict how a title will be received. Unless the game in question is already

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On The Horizon – April-May 2011

What makes a good game? It’s a question that haunts developers the world over as there is no set production line method to making one, and no mathematical formula that can predict how a title will be received. Unless the game in question is already

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Puella Magi Madoka★Magica

[singlepic id=466 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=467 w=320 h=240 float=center] It’s long been the case that specific genres of anime are often intensely focused on certain genders and age groups, and this fact is most apparent when one considers the mahou shoujo category. From Sailor

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

It’s long been the case that specific genres of anime are often intensely focused on certain genders and age groups, and this fact is most apparent when one considers the mahou shoujo category. From Sailor Moon and Tokyo Mew Mew to Pretty Cure and Shugo

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AMV of the week – April 18th – 24th

Sorry for the missing weeks in what I hoped would be a weekly series focusing on AMVs. Unfortunately life has a tendency of getting in the way. The funny thing about AMV’s is that they almost always make anime their basis, and that may be

On The Horizon (Pt. 2)

There’s an ongoing argument in certain circles of the gaming industry about original content, which seems to have been relegated to the realm of the independents. The mainstream industry is rife with variations on themes that may offer some new gameplay features or some stylistic

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On The Horizon – April 2011 (Part 2)

There’s an ongoing argument in certain circles of the gaming industry about original content, which seems to have been relegated to the realm of the independents. The mainstream industry is rife with variations on themes that may offer some new gameplay features or some stylistic