The New Accel World Episodes Are Little More Than Lighthearted Filler

Late last year, we took a look at Accel World, the sister series to Sword Art Online. But not all the episodes of the series aired on TV. Rather, two extra episodes were released as part of the collector's editions of the two Accel World games: Accel World: Awakening of the Silver Wings and Accel World: The Peak of… » 3/01/13 8:00am 3/01/13 8:00am

Accel World: Awakening of the Silver Wings Is Interesting, But Flawed

Accel World » 10/05/12 7:50am 10/05/12 7:50am is a popular anime series based on a series of popular light novels centering around that gives you startling powers in the real world. While this seems like the perfect setting for a fighting game tie-in, its first game is instead an odd cross between a dating sim and a turn-based RPG. And while the…

Accel World Starts Strong, But Ends Wrong

I have made no secret of how much I have been enjoying Sword Art Online—going so far as to call it the smartest anime in years. When fellow Kotaku East writer Toshi Nakamura told me that there was another anime by the same author also about online games called Accel World, I began watching it as quickly as possible.… » 10/02/12 7:00am 10/02/12 7:00am