Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Erased, Charlotte Dubs to Stream Exclusively on Hulu

The English dubs of Erased and Charlotte anime will be available for streaming exclusively on Hulu.

As reported by Anime News Network, the English dubs of both shows will debut on the streaming service tomorrow, July 1.

Erased, which is based on Kei Sanbe's manga Boku dake ga Inai Machi, tells the story of a struggling manga artist named Satoru who possesses the involuntarily ability to travel back in time, allowing him to prevent tragic events from happening.

For more on the time-traveling thriller from animation studio A-1 Pictures, find out why Erased is one of IGN's top 5 anime of winter 2016.

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Food Wars English Dub Cast Announced

Ahead of tonight's premiere at Anime Expo, Sentai Filmworks revealed the voice cast for the first three episodes of the English dub of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma.

According to the company's announcement, the voice cast includes Blake Shepard as Soma Yukihira, as well as Jay Hickman and Stephanie Wittels, who voice Joichiro Yukihira and Erina Nakiri, respectively.

The English dub is being directed by Kyle Colby Jones, who is also writing the script, alongside Marta Bechtol and George Manley.

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Measuring Wonder Woman’s Comic Book Sales Power

The Wonder Woman movie has raked in $663.6 million worldwide, pleasing moviegoers and painting a bright cinematic future for the character, but what about her performance in the comic book market?

While Wonder Woman’s solo title has taken some breaks and seen five relaunches since its debut in 1942, it is considered to be one of DC Comics’ staple titles due to the character’s importance as a member of the Justice League, being one third of DC’s Trinity alongside Batman and Superman, and her status as a feminist icon and the world’s most popular female superhero. Yet despite all of that, the ongoing Wonder Woman series has never been a sales juggernaut on the level of Batman or Amazing Spider-Man that regularly dominate the monthly sales charts.

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Marvel Legacy Renumbering, First Big Storylines Revealed

New details have emerged regarding Marvel's upcoming Legacy relaunch. A new teaser image reveals which ongoing series will revert to their original numbering, and also the names of the new story arcs beginning this fall.


Marvel's press release also offers new clues as to how the Marvel Legacy #1 one-shot will set the stage for the Legacy relaunch in September. That issue (from writer Jason Aaron and artist Esad Ribic) will introduce the very first team of Avengers, one that hails from the year 1,000,000 BC and includes characters like Odin, Iron Fist, Starbrand, Ghost Rider, Phoenix, Agamotto and Black Panther. The Legacy one-shot will span the history of the Marvel Universe and explore how that prehistoric team is connected to the present-day Avengers and the challenges that lay ahead.

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BioWare Shoots Down Cancelled Andromeda DLC Rumors

BioWare and EA have denied the claims of a company saying Mass Effect: Andromeda DLC it has been working on was cancelled. However, more recent reports suggest that, despite this false claim, there is no single-player DLC planned for the game.

PC Gamer reports these DLC cancellation rumors first started with a now deleted Facebook message (captured by Critical Hit) from a developer called Sinclair Networks, in which the studio claimed it's no longer working with BioWare on three pieces pf planned Andromeda DLC content.

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NVC: Will You Play SNES Again This Fall?

Peer jumps in for our dearly-departed host Jose (he's alive and well, living in a treehouse up north) to host episode 362 of Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN's weekly show for all things Nintendo.

He's joined by Brian, Zach, Andrew, and Sam to celebrate the announcement of the SNES Classic -- including its best and worst (if there is such a thing in this collection) games, and talk about the new and upcoming Pokemon Go updates, the latest game releases for Nintendo Switch, and what it's like to meet grandmaster and end boss of video game design, Shigeru Miyamoto in person. As always, you can watch NVC here on IGN and on our YouTube channel or listen to it on your commute in audio format.

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IGN Prime Giveaway: $10 Worth of Rubies for Clicker Heroes

IGN Prime has partnered with Playsaurus to give away $10 worth of Rubies (in-game currency) for Clicker Heroes on iOS, Android, and PC to Prime members.

Clicker Heroes is the idle clicker RPG that started the subgenre! Embark on your quest and begin a simple, yet incredibly fun adventure.

Tap to attack monsters, hire and level up heroes to unlock their unique abilities. Slay monsters for gold, find treasure, and explore new worlds!

Download Clicker Heroes for free today and claim your $10 in game currency.

Codes will expire on July 7, 2017 so redeem them soon!

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12 Awesome Games You Probably Missed This Month

Tons of awesome games come out every month, but in the shadow of high-profile AAA titles, even the best ones can slip under our radars. Whether you’re a fan of top-down and isometric shooters, mesmerizing puzzle games and weird physics simulators, or experimental takes on classic genres, there’s plenty to love in this month’s roundup.

For more, check out our list on the most-anticipated 2017 indie games, a love letter to the glory of weird, free web games, or dive into last month's must-play games roundup.

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Wonder Woman Now a Bigger Hit Than BvS, Suicide Squad

As it heads into its fifth weekend in release, Wonder Woman has surpassed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, and Man of Steel to become the highest-grossing movie of the DC Extended Universe at the North American box office.

As of Thursday, the Patty Jenkins-directed film has earned $330.5 million, edging past BvS's total domestic haul of $330.4 million. Furthermore, Wonder Woman has earned that after just 28 days in release whereas it took BvS 84 days to make that much.

While both BvS and Suicide Squad enjoyed bigger domestic openings than Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman ultimately managed to avoid the massive attendance drops each successive weekend that befell those two DCEU films.

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