Kingdom Hearts II.5 HD Remix is Just Like I.5 HD Remix, In a Good Way

Much like the previous HD upgrade collection, Kingdom Hearts I.5 HD Remix, Kingdom Hearts II.5 HD Remix takes 3 previous Kingdom Hearts games and gives them an HD bump-up. Square Enix had a playable demo available at this year's Jump Festa 2014, and Kotaku East was there to experience some HD goodness. » 12/24/13 4:00am 12/24/13 4:00am

Look at Awesome Japanese Toys from Jump Festa. Look at Them!

Every year, Japanese publisher, Shueisha, hosts Jump Festa – a convention celebrating its most popular publication, Shonen Jump as a thank you to fans and to give people a little taste of things to come in terms of games, anime, and other assorted media. Also on display (and for sale) are some pretty awesome toys and… » 12/21/13 9:30am 12/21/13 9:30am

Mario Kart 8 Drove Me Up The Walls... In a Good Way

The original Mario Kart on the Super Nintendo was a game that quite literally ended friendships back in the day. Now, over two decades later, the latest addition to the series, Mario Kart 8 is headed for the Wii U next spring, and I got a chance for a little hands-on time at this year's Jump Festa 2014 in Japan. » 12/21/13 9:00am 12/21/13 9:00am

The New Dynasty Warriors... It's Fun For Guys And Girls Alike

Jump Festa is a yearly event hosted by Shueisha, the publishers of the Jump » 12/22/12 7:00am 12/22/12 7:00am line of comics, where -related paraphernalia and games are put on display as well as stage events and announcements. It's also a good event for companies that have -related things out to display some of their own non--related things.

The Figures and Other Loot of Jump Festa 2013 (Giant Luffy Balloon Not…

Jump Festa, Shonen Jump's own convention, is a mix of manga, anime, video games, and card games. There are various events, art galleries, game booths, card tournaments, Jump-themed food stalls, and endless amounts of stage shows. But no matter where you look, there is one thing that permeates the entire show floor: an… » 12/22/12 6:30am 12/22/12 6:30am

One Piece Pirate Warriors 2 Looks To Be More Upgrade Than Sequel (Not…

I guess you could say that I'm a fan of One Piece » 12/22/12 5:30am 12/22/12 5:30am. I don't follow the magazine on a week to week basis in , but I've read all of the manga books. I haven't seen much of the anime, but I've watched a good deal of the movies, including . I haven't played most of the -based games, but one I did play was . The game was…

Tales of Hearts R is Shaping Up To Be The Definitive Version of the Game

After the success of Tales of Innocence R » 12/22/12 5:00am 12/22/12 5:00am in Japan, Bandai-Namco is moving another of last generation's portable titles over to the PlayStation Vita—this time in the form of . Today at Jump Festa 2013, was able to spend some time with the first playable demo of this series remake.

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX Looks Great and Plays Just Like the…

Announced back during this year's Tokyo Game Show, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX » 12/22/12 4:00am 12/22/12 4:00am is a PS3 HD remaster of and its sequel —as well as a collection of CG cutscenes from . Today at Jump Festa 2013 in Japan, was able to get some hands-on time with the first playable demos of the games in this highly anticipated HD collection.