This week the Anivision hosts look at the results of the 2012 Video Game Awards, debate whether or not Gabe Newell is right about TV computers, discuss the ongoing anime we are watching, and ask “Why’d you drop that?”

News Discussion

  • VGA awards and trailers/announcements
    • VGA Winners (Joystiq)
      • Game of the Year: The Walking Dead
        • Best Adapted Video Game
        • Best Performance by a female (Melissa Hutchison as Clementine)
        • Best Downloadable Game
      • Best Xbox 360 Game: Halo 4
        • Halo 4 also won Best Graphics
      • Best PS3 Game: Journey
      • Best Handheld: Sound Shapes
      • Most Anticipated Game: Grand Theft Auto V
    • Last of Us given May 7 release date
    • Dark Souls II, Castlevania 2: Lords of Shadow, and MGS5 announced
  • Gabe Newell, “Living Room PCs will compete with next-gen consoles” (Kotaku)

Quick Hits

  • Bioshock Infinite pushed back to March 26th
  • Dead or Alive 5+ due out next spring for the Vita
  • Megaman x Street Fighter announced
  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon slated for a spring release
  • Nekomonogatari to air streaming on Dec. 31st.
  • The World God Only Knows season 3 confirmed
  • Hanasaku Iroha film to open in Japan on March 30th
  • Evangelion 3.0 sells 2.84 million tickets in 20 days
  • Comiket bans all Koroko’s Basketball items due to threats

Lawl of the Week

  • Star Wars Collection “appraised” at… (Kotaku)


  • Anime Update // Continuing Series
    • Space Bros
    • Saint Seya Omega
    • Hunter x Hunter
    • Sword Art Online
  • Why’d you drop that?