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51st State Ultimate Edition by Portal Games Coming Soon to Gamefound

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Portal Games announced the 51st State Ultimate Edition is coming soon to Gamefound and will included new content with the crowdfunding campaign The campaign launches in February 2022 with component upgrades, reprints of hard-to-find content, and a new expansion, No Man’s Land, designed by Ignacy Trzewiczek. 51st State was originally published in 2010, and was a breakout success for Portal Games. Set in the same universe as the fan favorite Neuroshima Hex , 51st State offered players a new way to fight for resources in the wastelands of America. The release of the 51st State Master Set in 2016 brought together the core game and both the original expansions, Winter and New Era in one box with an all-new look and improved gameplay. Three additional expansions have since been released for the Master Set, growing the line to a fan favorite. Portal Games wants to give players the definitive experience they deserve with the 51st State Ultimate Edition.  The 51st State Ultimate Edition coming

Anime & Manga Releases; June 12th

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Anime Releases Title Publisher Suggested Retail Price Cover Dance in the Vampire Bund  DVD/Blu-ray Combo Funimation $64.98 $34.99 Dance in the Vampire Bund  DVD/Blu-ray Combo Limited Edition Funimation $60.98 $33.99 Demon King Daimao  Complete Collection (Blu-ray) Sentai Filmworks $59.98 $38.99 Demon King Daimao  Complete Collection (DVD) Sentai Filmworks $59.98 $32.99 Fruits Basket  Complete Series Collector's Edition (DVD) Funimation $59.98 $30.99 Last Exile  Complete Series Anime Classics (DVD) Funimation $39.98 $21.99

Wii U Will Not Play DVD or Blu-ray

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Nintendo  Global President  Satoru Iwata  confirmed at a question-and-answer session for analysts during last week's 2011 E3 Expo that his company's upcoming Wii U game console cannot play DVD or Blu-ray Discs. Iwata said that the increased costs that playing video DVD and Blu-ray Discs would add, due to patents, outweigh the benefits. He added that he thinks people who would need to play DVDs and Blu-ray Discs would already have players. Similarly, the current  Nintendo Wii  cannot play DVDs or Blu-ray Discs. Specifications for the console: Launches: 2012 Size: Approximately 1.8 inches tall, 6.8 inches wide and 10.5 inches long. New Controller: The new controller incorporates a 6.2-inch, 16:9 touch screen and traditional button controls, including two analog Circle Pads. This combination removes the traditional barriers between games, players and the TV by creating a second window into the video game world. The rechargeable controller includes a Power button

Voltron Force on Nicktoons

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The American company World Events Productions (WEP) is set to premiere the  Voltron Force  television series on the Nicktoons channel tonight at 8:30 p.m. EDT. The 90-minute debut will run commercial-free. Voltron  Force  will be a sequel to the first series, taking place several years after the final battle between the  Voltron   Force and Prince Lotor. The series reintroduces the original  Voltron  Force team as they are joined by three new cadets. Together, they pilot robotic lions that can combine together to form Vol tron. WEP and the late Peter O'Keefe adapted the first 1984-1985  Voltron  television series from two  Toei Animation   robot anime  King of Beasts Golion  and  Armored Fleet Dairugger XV . The first  Voltron  series ran for 124 episodes (including a season of WEP-commissioned episodes) from 1984 to 1985, and an American computer-animated  Voltron: The Third Dimension  series ran from 1998 to 2000. Toei Animation  is not involved in producing  Voltron