Never did get into the Nier game on the PS3 but after playing the demo, I was quite excited about Nier:Automata. The post apocalyptic story is quite silly – aliens sent automatons to Earth and became a threat so big humans had to flee to the moon. Now they have come with a way to transfer their memories between androids to continue the ongoing struggle as the YoRHa resistance to win the planet back.
Don’t know this was a good or bad thing but, saw limited edition steelbook copies of Spirited Away and Laputa on my Twitter timeline and thought I’d splurge out to get them both. Always wanted to own some of my favourite Ghibli movies on blu-ray.
I think the designer did a good job of the front covers on these Zavvi exclusives because they have a small illusion of popout 3D art but also capture the key parts of the movies.
Gravity Rush 2 takes place some time after the prequel. If you haven’t watched the OVA Anime “Overture” then basically Kat, Raven and Syd are caught up in a gravity storm one day while fighting some villains. Now Syd and Kat are separated from Raven and are taken in by a wandering village who mines for a living.
– Added translation of the interview.
Day Persona 5 officially gets released in West! A book has also appeared on Amazon US called “The Art of Persona 5” by Prima Games which might be a localised version of this book so you might want to hold out until June 27th. However, it’s thinner at only 432 pages so we’ll have to wait and see…
Prima Games version of the artbook delayed until September 26th.
Persona 5 Official Design Works is one big heavy artbook… Probably the biggest I’ve seen at 512 A4 pages, 1.6kg. It reminds me of the the free telephone directories that are distributed to homes in the UK but, the paper and print quality’s much better of course. Shows how much thought went into the game and why it’s oozing with quality, enough to play through a second time to platinum it.
Been a while since I last built a Ghibli Minituart papercraft. This time, I’ll be tackling a one star Laputa one model number 19 so it should be quicker. Then again, the first Totoro one was a one star but it still took many hours to put together so wasn’t expecting this to be any easier although it did look simpler.
There are quite a few other harder Laputa models such as the actual castle in the sky but it only looked good in the cover photo. The actual model wasn’t very good when I saw the models in Loft.