Final Fantasy VII: ReMake (Preview)

Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to preview Final Fantasy VII: Remake for the PlayStation 4. The game is a remake of the 1997 game Final Fantasy VII for the PlayStation 1.

 

Square Enix “ the company that invented Final Fantasy” plans to release the game in episodic installments, with the first scheduled for release on April 10, 2020. The first installment covers the beginning of the game’s storyline from bombing a Mako Reactor to fleeing The City of Midgar.

 

The protagonists in the first installment are Cloud Strife (an Ex-Soldier turned Mercenary)(Weapon: Buster Sword), Barrel Wallace (the leader of the Rebel Force: Avalanche)(Weapon: Gun-Arm), Tifa Lockhart (Cloud’s childhood friend and a member of Avalanche)(Weapon: Martial Arts), Aerith Gainsborough (a Flower Girl and the sole survivor of an Ancient Race known as the Centra)(Weapons: Staff/Magic) and Red XIII aka Nanaki (a Red Lion/Wolf-like Beast).

 

The antagonists in the first installment are Sephiroth (a Legendary Super-Soldier)(Weapon: Masamune), President Shinra (a tyrannical businessman), Heidegger (President Shinra’s assistant and the Head of Public Safety “a euphemism for the military), Scarlet (the Head of Shinra’s Weapons Development), Palmer (the Head of Shinra’s Space Program), Tseng (the Leader of the Turks “ President’s Elite BodyGuards”), Reno and Rude (Members of the Turks) and Hojo (the Head of Shinra’s Bio-Chemical Research).

 

In conclusion, I strongly believe that this game will surpass it’s PS1 counterpart on a level of global proportions and in turn exceed all expectations, beliefs and ideals concerning the vast world of Final Fantasy VII.

TMNT : Turtles Forever (Review)

Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review the movie TMNT: Turtles Forever. This movie was first released on October 29, 2009. This animated TMNT movie takes place in the 2003 animated series as well as both the 1987 cartoon series and the 1984 Mirage comics series (Turtle Prime).

The protagonists in this movie are the TMNT (2003), TMNT (1987), TMNT (1984), Splinter (2003), Splinter (1987), April O’Neil (2003), April O’Neil (2003) and Casey Jones (2003).

The antagonists in this movie are Shredder (2003), Shredder (1987), Shredder (1984), Krang (1987), Karai (2003), Bebop & Rocksteady (1987) and Hun (Human/Turtle)(2003). 

We also see cameos of the Super Turtles (Leonardo-Graviturtle, Donatello-Shellectro, Raphael-Griddex, Michelangelo-Blobboid), the 1990 Turtles (Live-Action)(1990), the Apocalyptic Turtles (Same As It Never Was), the TMNT (2007)  and the Metal Turtles (1996 OVA).

In conclusion, I found this TMNT movie to be the ultimate, anniversary celebration to Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird’s entire TMNT franchise. Truly a “Turtle Powered/Ninja Timed/Green Machined/Cowabunga” accomplishment on their part.

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(Same As It Never Was)

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(Trailers)

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (Preview)

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Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to preview the upcoming game Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot for the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. This game is scheduled to be released on Friday, January 17, 2020.

 

This game follows the exploits of Goku and his friends as they traverse the Dragon Ball Z storyline. The Dragon Ball Z storyline in this game consists of the Saiyan Saga, the Namek Saga, the Frieza Saga, the Android Saga, the Cell Saga, the Great Saiyaman Saga, the Majin Buu Saga, the Super Buu Saga and the Kid Buu Saga.

 

Unlike other Dragon Ball games, Goku and his friends also partake in actual martial arts training, Goku and his friends also partake in delicious meals, Goku and his friends also relax around a campfire and Goku and his friends also can freely traverse the Dragon Ball Z universe. In this game, you also encounter familiar faces from the original Dragon Ball series such as Nam, Bora and Bora’s son Upa.

 

This game also features a new Ginyu Force character, Bonyu. In my opinion, I do believe that Bonyu is from the same planet as another Ginyu Force character, Jeice due to them having both red skin and white hair.

 

The protagonists are Goku, Piccolo, Gohan (Kid), Gohan (Adult), Krillin, Yamcha, Tien, Chiaotzu, Vegeta, Goten, Trunks (Future) and Trunks (Kid).

 

The antagonists in this game are Raditz, Nappa, Vegeta, Dodoria, Zarbon, Guldo, Recoome, Burter, Jeice, Captain Ginyu, Frieza, Androids 19 and 20 (Dr. Gero), Androids 16, 17 and 18, Cell, Dabura, Babidi, Majin Buu, Super Buu (Original), Super Buu (Gotenks and Piccolo absorbed), Super Buu (Gohan absorbed) and Kid Buu.

 

In conclusion, I strongly believe that this game’s popularity will make it the most “Legendary” game in the entire Dragon Ball franchise.

Pokemon: Sword & Shield (Preview)

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Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to preview the upcoming games Pokemon: Sword and Pokemon: Shield for the Nintendo Switch. These games marks the beginning of the 8th generation in Pokemon games.

 

These games take place in an entirely new region known as the Galar region which was based on the actual United Kingdom.

 

The cast of characters are the main character (gender: Male or Female)(name: your choice),

Leon (the Pokemon League Champion and the strongest pokemon trainer in the entire Galar region),

Hop (Rival/Leon’s little brother),

Magnolia (Pokemon Professor),

Sonia (Magnolia’s granddaughter/Leon’s childhood friend),

Bede (Rival),

Marnie (Rival) and Team Yell (the Galar region’s secret organization).

 

In conclusion, I believe these games will in fact be a new chapter in Pokemon gaming for they will also retain game elements from Pokemon: Let’s Go! Eevee and Pokemon: Let’s Go! Pikachu as well as Pokemon: Sun and Pokemon: Moon. These games are scheduled for release on Friday, November 15, 2019.

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The Galar Region

(Trailers)

One Piece: Stampede(Movie Preview)

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Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to preview the movie One Piece: Stampede. This is the 14th One Piece movie which also commemorates the One Piece series’ 20th anniversary.

This movie takes place during the Pirates Expo ” a festival made by pirates, for pirates where pirates all over the world engage in a big treasure hunt for a long, lost treasure. This time, the treasure that is sought originally belonged to the former Pirate King himself, Gol D. Roger aka Gold Roger.

The main protagonists are the StrawHat pirates (Monkey D. Luffy, Roronoa Zoro, Nami, Sanji Vinsmoke, Tony Tony Chopper, Nico Robin, Franky and Brook).

The main antagonist in this movie are Douglas Bullet (a former member of Gold Roger’s crew).

The World Government officials in this movie are Vice-Admiral Smoker, Captain Tashigi, Fleet-Admiral Sakazuki Akainu, Borsalino Kizaru, Vice-Admiral Monkey D. Garp aka Garp the Fist and CP0-Agent Rob Lucci.

The Seven Warlords in this movie are Boa Hancock, Dracule “Hawkeye” Mihawk and Crocodile.

The miscellaneous cast of characters in this movie are Marshall D. Teach aka Blackbeard (pirate), Buggy (pirate), Alvida (pirate), Perona (pirate), Jewelry Bonney (pirate), Foxy (pirate), Wapol (pirate/royalty), Koby (officer), Helmeppo (officer), Hina (Officer) and Sentomaru (officer).

This movie is scheduled to premiere in select AMC and Harkins theatres tomorrow October 24 to October 31. The subbed version ” Japanese Audio with English Subs” premieres on October 24, 25, 27, 28, 29 and 31. The dubbed version “English Audio” premieres on October 26 and 30.

In conclusion, I believe that this movie will fulfill its role as the One Piece series’ 20th anniversary to both it’s fans as well as it’s creator, Eiichiro Oda.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth-Complete Edition (Preview)

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Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to preview Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth-Complete Edition for the Nintendo SWITCH. This game is scheduled to be released this Friday, October 18, 2019. This game consists of Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth and it’s sequel Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth-Hacker’s Memory.

 

The main cast of characters in Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth-Complete Edition are Takumi/Ami Aiba (Gender: Male/Female “choice of gender”)(Digimon partner: Hagurumon-Virus, Machine type/Palmon-data, Plant type/Terriermon-Vaccine, Beast type “choice of partner Digimon”),

 

Kyoko Kuremi (Gender: Female)(Digimon partner: Alphamon-Vaccine, Royal Knight),

 

Nokia Shiramine (Gender: Female)(Digimon partners: WarGreymon-Vaccine, Dragon type/MetalGarurumon-Data, Android type/Omnimon-Vaccine, Royal Knight “WarGreymon and MetalGarurumon merged together”),

 

Arata Sanada (Gender: Male)(Digimon partner: Keramon-Virus, Unknown type),

 

Yuuko Kamishiro (Gender: Female)(Digimon partner, Samudramon-Virus, Dragon type) and Keisuke Amasawa (Gender: Male)(Digimon partner: Gotsumon-Data, Rock type/Betamon-Virus, Amphibian type/Tentomon-Vaccine, Insect type “choice of partner Digimon”).

 

In conclusion, I found this game to truly celebrate the entire Digimon Story game franchise to its highest degree of praises and honors.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Review)

Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for the Nintendo GameCube and the Nintendo Wii. This game is the 13th installment in the Legend of Zelda game series.

 

The storyline of this game takes place hundreds of years after both Ocarina of time and Majora’s Mask and is set in an alternate timeline from The Wind Waker. In this game, Link tries to prevent the Kingdom of Hyrule from being engulfed by a corrupted, parallel dimension known as the Twilight Realm.

 

The protagonists in this game are Link (main hero)(forms: Hylian/Wolf)(equipment: Sword/Shield/Boomerang/Bow & Arrows),

Princess Zelda (main heroine)(equipment: Magic),

Epona (heroine)(Link’s faithful steed) and Midna (heroine)(Princess of the Twilight Realm).

 

The antagonists in this game are Ganondorf (main villain)(forms: Gerudo/Boar-based Monster)(equipment: Sword/Magic), and Zant (main villain)(the Twilight Realm’s Lord of Shadows)(equipment: Magic).

 

In conclusion, I believe that this game is in fact one of the biggest RPGs in the entirety of the Legend of Zelda franchise.

 

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix (Review)

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Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix for the PlayStation 4. This game is comprised of 6 individual games on 2 discs.

 

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix consists of Kingdom Hearts-Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts-Re:Chain of Memories and Kingdom Hearts-358/2 Days.

 

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Consists of  Kingdom Hearts II-Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep-Final Mix and Kingdom Hearts-Re:Coded.

 

In Kingdom Hearts-Final Mix: Sora’s adventure begins as he joins forces with Donald Duck and Goofy to save all the worlds from the Heartless, Maleficent and Ansem: The Seeker of Darkness.

 

In Kingdom Hearts-Re:Chain of Memories: Sora, Donald Duck and Goofy, adventure continues as they search for their missing friends in the mysterious Castle Oblivion while dealing with their first encounter with Organization XIII.

 

In Kingdom Hearts-358/2 Days: The story takes place from the end of Kingdom Hearts-Final Mix through the entirety of Kingdom Hearts-Re:Chain of Memories. The story centers around Sora’s NoBody, Roxas and his friends Axel & Xion.

 

In Kingdom Hearts II-Final Mix: Sora, Donald Duck and Goofy’s adventure continues as they Face off against the Heartless, NoBodies, Organization XIII, Maleficent and Pete.

 

In Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep-Final Mix: The story takes place 10 years before Sora’s journey began. The story centers around three KeyBlade Wielders in training: Terra,Ventus and Aqua.

 

In Kingdom Hearts-Re:Coded: The story centers around a digital Sora as he helps Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy uncover the mysteries contained within Jiminy Cricket’s Journal.

 

The unique worlds featured in these games are:

Destiny Islands,

Land of Departure/Castle Oblivion,

Hollow Bastion/Radiant Garden,

The World That Never Was,

End of the World,

Traverse Town and Twilight Town.

 

The Disney worlds featured in these games are:

Disney Town/Disney Castle,

Wonderland (Alice in Wonderland),

Olympus Coliseum (Hercules),

Deep Jungle (Tarzan),

Agrabah (Aladdin),

Monstro (Pinocchio),

Atlantica (The Little Mermaid),

Halloween Town/Christmas Town (The Nightmare before Christmas),

Neverland (Peter Pan),

Land of Dragons (Mulan),

Beast’s Castle (Beauty and the Beast),

Yen Sid’s Tower (Fantasia),

Timeless River (SteamBoat Willie),

Enchanted Dominion (Sleeping Beauty),

Castle of Dreams (Cinderella),

Dwarf Woodlands (Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs),

Pride Lands (The Lion King),

Space Paranoids (TRON),

Port Royal (Pirates of the Caribbean),

Deep Space (Lilo & Stitch) and the 100 Acre Wood (Winnie the Pooh).

 

In conclusion, I found this to be the biggest collection of Kingdom Hearts games in one casing thus showing an unbreakable connection in the franchise which in turn should teach us to utilize said unbreakable connection to build strong bonds with everyone around us due to the fact that “our hearts are connected.”

Sailor Moon-Anime Series(Review)

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Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review the anime series Sailor Moon. This series consists of 5 seasons (46 episodes in season 1, 43 episodes in season 2, 38 episodes in season 3, 39 episodes in season 4 and 34 episodes in season 5).

 

Season 1 (Sailor Moon) introduces the Sailor Scouts as they confront the Dark Kingdom (Jadeite, Nephrite, Zoisite, Kunzite and it’s evil ruler, Queen Beryl) as well as the NegaForce, Metallia.

 

The first 13 episodes of Season 2 (Sailor Moon R) showcases the return of the Sailor Scouts after their final battle against Beryl/Metallia, while the remaining 30 episodes features the Sailor Scouts as confront the Black Moon Kingdom (Prince Demande, Saphire, Esmeraude and Crimson Rubeus) well as the Interstellar Spectre, Wiseman/the Doom Phantom). In this season, we are introduced to Sailor Pluto-Crystal Treasure: Crystal Bell).

 

Season 3 (Sailor Moon S) features the Sailor Scouts as they confront the Death Busters (the Witches 5 and Mistress 9 ) as well as the Sovereign of Silence, Pharaoh 90. In this season, we are introduced to Sailor Uranus-Crystal Treasure: Space Sword, Sailor Neptune-Crystal Treasure: Submarine Mirror, Sailor Mini-Moon and Sailor Saturn-Crystal Treasure: Silence Glaive.

 

Season 4 (Sailor Moon SuperS) features the Sailor Scouts as they confront the Dead Moon Circus (Master Zirconia, the Amazon Trio-Tiger’s Eye/Hawk’s Eye/Fish’s Eye, the Amazon Quartet-VesVes/CereCere/JunJun/PallaPalla and Queen Nehellenia). This season is centered around a Winged, Spiritual Unicorn named Helios/Pegasus and it’s magical horn, the Golden Crystal.

 

The first 6 episodes of Season 5 (Sailor Moon Sailor STARS) features the Sailor Scouts as they confront a newly revived Queen Nehellenia, while the remaining 28 episodes features the Sailor Scouts as they confront evil, sailor scouts known as the Sailor AniMates-Sailor Iron Mouse/Sailor Aluminum Siren/Sailor Lead Crow/Sailor Tin Nyanko and their Tyrannical Dictator, Sailor Galaxia. This season also features three new heroic, sailor scouts known as the Sailor StarLights-Sailor StarFighter/Sailor StarMaker/Sailor StarMaker.

 

The protagonists are UsagiTsukino/Princess NeoSerenity/Sailor Moon,

Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury,

Raye Hino/Sailor Mars,

Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter,

Minako Aino/Sailor Venus,

Setsuna Meiou/Sailor Pluto,

Haruka Tenou/Sailor Uranus,

Michiru Kaiou/Sailor Neptune,

Hotaru Tomoe/Sailor Saturn, Chibiusa Tsukino/Sailor MiniMoon and Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask.

In conclusion, I found this to be truly wonderful in terms of Action, Adventure, Fantasy and Romance. Thus I end this Article with an inspirational quote from this series: “the Moonlight is a Messenger of Love”.

 

Workout Songs

            Songs and Music Videos To Work Out With

                                           By Anna P.

 

When I work out I like to listen to music to pump me up and also watch the music videos of the song. Here I have a list of songs to get pumped up for and the music videos that go along with them

Shape of You by Ed Sheeran If you want to get in shape to impress someone or have then love the shape of your body then I recommend listening and watching this music video. The song has Ed sheeran singing about a love interest he has and how hot the person looks like. It’s a good motivation song because it can help motivate someone by exercising to get the shape to impress someone you like. Also the music video involves people exercising so you can  feel like you’re not the only one working out. P.S. However you should never exercise too much that it is unhealthy or trying to have unrealistic standards.

Now this is going to sound strange for a workout song but one workout song that works at least for me is Let It Go. This works because it calms me down to the point that I don’t worry when I am exercising. Sometimes when I work out I look at the clock and get anxious if I am going to finish it or not.Let it go calms down the anxiousness.

The last song is a legend and works for nearly everyone. This song is eye of the tiger. When I listen to the song though I watch it when its on an amv. AMV stands for anime music video and what it is taking certain scenes from the anime shows and put a song over the clips.The best one with eye of the tiger song I recommend is this one. Its goku from Dragon Ball Z he trains to fight his enemies and the action scenes help with getting pumped up.