Nominees For The '11th Cd Shop Awards' Announced

Nominees for the '11th CD Shop Awards' announced

The second group of nominees for the '11th CD Shop Awards' have been announced. 

The nominated works that were announced at this time include original albums released between January 1 to December 31 of last year. Twelve works were selected by 326 sales clerks which brings the total nominated works to 27. 

Final Fantasy Digital Card Game Announced For Smartphones

Final Fantasy Digital Card Game Announced For Smartphones

While card games, even digital ones, have been around for a while now, it seems that in recent times they are starting to catch on in terms of popularity again. We have to wonder if this might have anything to do with the success that Blizzard is seeing with Hearthstone, but since then we’ve seen quite a few card games launch.

Now it looks like Square Enix wants in on the card game genre as well because they have announced the Final Fantasy Digital Card Game which will be launching for smartphones and the PC. As the name implies, this is a digital card game that will be based around the Final Fantasy franchise and will feature characters from the series.

Fujifilm X-t30 Registered Online, Could Be Announced Soon

Fujifilm X-T30 Registered Online, Could Be Announced Soon

If you’d rather not spend money buying one of Fujifilm’s high-end flagship cameras like the Fujifilm X-T3, X-H1, or the X-Pro2, then maybe one of the company’s mid-rangers could be of interest to you. In fact last we heard, the company could be working on a successor to the X-T20 in the form of the X-T30.

Now according to a tweet by Nokishita Camera, it appears that the camera might have already been registered at the Bluetooth website. While the registration does not explicitly mention the X-T30 by name, safe to say that given the rumors, there is a good chance that the camera in question is the X-T30.

Abe: Japan's New Era Name To Be Announced April 1

Abe: Japan's new era name to be announced April 1

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his government will announce the name of the country's new era on April 1st. He said the name will take effect on May 1st when Crown Prince Naruhito ascends the throne.

Abe held a New Year's press conference on Friday after visiting Ise Shrine in Mie Prefecture.

Song Order For '69th Kohaku Uta Gassen' Announced

Song order for '69th Kohaku Uta Gassen' announced

The song order for the '69th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen' has been announced. 

The show will kick off with Sandaime J Soul Brothers from the white team followed by Sakamoto Fuyumi from the red team. YOSHIKI will perform with HYDE for the white team, then with Sarah Brightman for the red team. The last performer will be Southern All Stars. 

Complete Line Up For 'music Station Super Live' Announced

Complete line up for 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE' announced

Additional artists for TV Asahi's 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2018' have been announced. 

At this time, four artists, KICK THE CAN CREW, TWICE, Boyz II Men, and May J., have been added to the line up. With this, the complete line up of 45 artists have been determined. To commemorate its 1,300th broadcast, the upcoming program will feature special medleys and collaborations. 

Tranquil Underwater Indie Abzu Announced For Nintendo Switch

Tranquil Underwater Indie ABZU Announced For Nintendo Switch

We’re not sure what it is about the Nintendo Switch, but the console has managed to attract a fair number of indie titles onto it. These titles come in the form of ports of indie games that have already been launched, as well as brand new titles designed specifically for Nintendo’s latest console.

Now if you’re a fan of indie titles, then you might be interested to learn that ABZU has been announced for the console. The game is developed by Giant Squid, a development team that is made up of developers who had previously worked on Thatgamecompany’s Journey game (which unfortunately is still very much an exclusive to Sony). It also features a soundtrack composed by Austin Wintory who also composed the soundtrack for Journey.

Samsung Galaxy J4 Core Android Go Handset Announced

Samsung Galaxy J4 Core Android Go Handset Announced

While high-end smartphones certainly make for better news and publicity, and also does a good job of showing off a company’s technology, the price of such devices typically means that there are a good number of customers out there who cannot afford them, such as those living in developing countries.

The good news is that if you are in the market for an affordable Android handset that won’t break the bank, Samsung might have something for you in the form of the Samsung Galaxy J4 Core. This is the company’s latest Android Go handset and follows the Galaxy J2 Core that was announced back in August earlier this year.

Three More Resident Evil Titles Announced For The Nintendo Switch

Three More Resident Evil Titles Announced For The Nintendo Switch

Last year Capcom announced that they would be bringing two Resident Evil titles onto the Nintendo Switch. The good news is that if you were looking forward to playing more Resident Evil titles on the console, then you might be interested to learn that Capcom has since announced three new titles that will be making its way to the console.

Stardew Valley Collector's Edition Announced In Japan

Stardew Valley Collector's Edition Announced In Japan

Stardew Valley is essentially a digital game, but for those who really love the game and wouldn’t mind getting their hands on a physical copy of the game, Japanese publisher Oizumi Amuzio has announced that they will releasing a physical Collector’s Edition version of the game that will come bundled with certain goodies.

Borderlands 2 Vr Announced For Playstation Vr This December

Borderlands 2 VR Announced For PlayStation VR This December

If you’ve always felt that if there is one thing the Borderlands series is missing is virtual reality (VR), then you’re in luck because 2K Games and Gearbox Software have officially announced Borderlands 2 VR, which is essentially Borderlands 2 but playable in VR and will be launching for Sony’s PlayStation VR platform this December.

According to the description of the VR version of the game, “Step into the boots of a treasure-seeking Vault Hunter armed with 87 bazillion possible guns on a quest to line your pockets with loot and free Pandora from Handsome Jack’s clutches. Blast bandits with real-world aiming, punch bullymongs in the mouth, find the perfect gun inside a life-sized treasure chest and inspect it from every angle.”