With Penny Arcade Expo East coming up in just two weeks, lots of hot anticipation as to what to expect this year is engulfing my brain cells. With a long list of exciting developers on hand this year there are huge reasons why you should pay close attention to one of the best gaming conventions to come around our dirty waters.
Without a doubt Asobi Seksu is one of indie rock's best and brightest bands in the business. Formed by vocalist/keyboardist Yuki Chikudate and guitarist/vocalist James Hanna in 2001 the duo -- along with various bassists and drummers -- have been creating sounds and melodies unlike any other group in the last ten years. This year marks the release of their fifth studio album Fluorescence, released on February 15 by Polyvinyl Records, and they start their US tour tomorrow at the Brighton Music Hall in Allston, MA. Via email I had the chance to ask James Hanna about the band's illustrious career.
After watching four episodes of the new anime comedy Beelzebub, I keep finding myself asking the same three questions about this show: Why is the premise done to death, why do I keep watching, and would someone put a freaking diaper on that baby?!
It's only January, but already the B3 crew has bore witness to probably one of the best first-person shooters of the year. From EA, Epic Games and People Can Fly comes Bulletstorm, and from what we've seen in the demo we can just about guarantee every gamer out there that they're in for one hell of a ride!