All I wanted from Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom, the video game adaptation of the action horror anime sensation, was to feel like a badass swinging around town in my 3D maneuvering gear. As long as Tecmo Koei got that right, everything else could be wrong.
Nintendo is streaming a Star Fox anime short on April 20. Titled Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins, it’s a collaboration between Production I.G of the Ghost in the Shell anime fame, WIT Studios of the Attack on Titan anime fame and Shigeru Miyamoto of Shigeru Miyamoto fame.
What could be better than mass murdering titans with swords as you fly around like Spider-Man? Doing it with three other people, of course.
One of the coolest things about Attack on Titan is the 3D maneuver gear and swords. The new game features some pretty cool redesigns of the iconic gear.
If there’s one thing you do a lot of in the new Attack on Titan game, it’s slaughter titans.
Just look at that. Dual controllers shaped like the hand grips for Attack on Titan’s Three Dimensional Maneuver Gear. How cool is that?
The new game based on hit anime Attack on Titan hit Japanese shelves today. So join me and let’s see how it plays.
For this year’s Sapporo Snow Festival, the big centerpiece snow sculpture is Attack on Titan themed.
As far as I know, the only Attack on Titan specialty shop in the entire country is at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka.
There’s a notion that anime (and manga) characters look good in their respective formats because they are so stylized. In real life, this notion goes, they’d look strange. That’s not always true.
The Attack on Titan game has a release window for Japan. It’s heading to the PS Vita, PS3, and PS4 next February. No word yet about its release outside the country.
This evening, the live-action Attack on Titan movie was shown at theaters across North America. Some moviegoers have been waiting for this day. The subtitle screw up, though, they could’ve done without.
The newest Attack on Titan film has earned about half the box office of the previous one in its first two days. Volume 1 racked in 603 million yen (US$5 million), while volume 2 earned 327 million yen ($2.7 million). The number of moviegoers, obviously, also halved. Here is Kotaku’s review of the most recent film.
Here’s a pretty unique Attack on Titan clip from Taiwanese animator Jordan Tseng. It’s a mix of stop-motion and CGI animation, with a Mikasa figure fighting wooden mannequins behind the walls of the human kingdom.
I had hopes! Big hopes! There was potential, I thought, and maybe, just maybe, the filmmakers were going to show me up as an idiot by delivering a first-rate, smart Attack on Titan sequel. I was wrong. They did not.
Making adaptations is tricky! Fans get upset if things are different. Koei Tecmo has a workaround: Don’t change stuff! At least, in the first game.
Koei Tecmo, best known for Dead or Alive and Dynasty Warriors, is making an Attack on Titan game. We know this! But we haven’t really seen much of the game itself, and now, we get a teeny-tiny peek at that.