Author: David Lozada

David is a New York City-based writer whose passions include music, anime, cosplay, movies, bike riding, and just being an all-around nerd. He’s always out and about, going to anime and gaming conventions alike across America and posting all of his shenanigans on social media for the world to see. If you bump into him, wherever he may be, don’t be shy to say hello!

Silent Hill – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 9

Silent Hill is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses the survival horror sensation that introduced fans to some of the greatest digital nightmares imaginable. Hear from special guests Steve and Toby from the Pixel Me...

Super Smash Bros – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 8

The original Super Smash Bros is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses the famous Nintendo fighting game that revolutionized a genre and laid the foundation for one of the greatest crossover events in entertainment h...

Nidhogg – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 7

Nidhogg is celebrating its fifth anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses how this addictive two-player brawler stacks up today. Is it worth revisiting with a friend? Also hear our plans for New Year's Eve and what game we'll be talking abo...

Mega Man X – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 6

Mega Man X is celebrating its 25th anniversary! The Time Hop crew speeds through the SNES classic that revitalized the Blue Bomber and helped make him the beloved mascot he is today. Also hear our thoughts on the differences between Japanes...

Doom – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 5

Doom is celebrating its 25th anniversary! The Time Hop crew revisits the title that popularized the FPS genre and helped shape online gaming as we know it today. Also hear our thoughts on Fortnite's recent batch of lawsuits and Square Enix'...

Dragon Ball Super: Broly English Cast Interview

Our massive interview with the English cast of Dragon Ball Super: Broly is here! Read what the voices of Goku, Vegeta, Broly, Beerus, Whis, Bulma, Bardock, and more think about the film and what makes it stand out from others in the franchi...

Sonic Adventure – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 4

Sonic Adventure is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew lets you know if this Sega Dreamcast classic is worth speeding through today given the franchise's return to 2D gameplay in modern times. Also hear our thoughts on the b...

Anime NYC: Fairy Tail’s Cherami Leigh & Tyler Walker

Fairy Tail is set to conclude Natsu's adventures with its final season this year. Listen to the voice of Lucy Heartfilia and the show's ADR director as they discuss all the shenanigans that ensued inside the recording booth. With two featur...

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 3

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew lets you know if this arcade-style Nintendo 64 pilot game is worth playing with more accessible titles like Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and Star Wars Battle...

Anime NYC Interview: Mob Psycho 100’s Setsuo Ito

Our Anime NYC interview with the Japanese voice of Mob from Mob Psycho 100 is here! Learn Setsuo Ito's thoughts on the character, voice acting, and the show's experimental animation style. Fueled by the success of One Punch Man in 2015, man...

Ocarina of Time – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 2

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew lets you know if this supposed Nintendo 64 classic has aged well in the wake of immersive experiences like Breath of the Wild and massive adventure ...

Anime NYC 2018: Back and Better Than Ever

Anime NYC is steadily making a case for itself as a vital anime convention. Though the show wasn't perfect in its second iteration, it improved upon nearly all aspects of the event from last year and managed to present a host of attractions...

Anime NYC: Mob Psycho 100 Season 2 Premiere Review

Mob Psycho 100 isn't the most sophisticated anime out there, but it doesn't need to be. The second season's first episodes suggest the series will remain one of the most visually impressive out there, continuing to serve as a benchmark for ...

Left 4 Dead – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 1

The Left 4 Dead series is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month! On the first ever episode of the Time Hop Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss whether or not the series is worth going back to in an age of stellar zombie games lik...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast E9 – Games We’re Thankful For

On the ninth episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss the games they're most thankful for. Also hear their thoughts on the Diablo Immortal controversy and the state of the Final Fantasy series. Thanksgiving is ...

Mob Psycho 100’s Second Season Set to Premiere at Anime NYC

The second season of Studio Bones' Mob Psycho 100 is set to debut at Anime NYC's Panel Room 1 on Saturday, November 17 at 1 PM. Anime NYC has recently announced that the highly anticipated second season to Mob Psycho 100 is set to premiere ...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast E8 – Doki Doki Destruction

On the eighth episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss games that get them in the autumn mood. Are there any Undertale and/or Doki Doki Literature Club fans out there? We hear those titles are pretty popular. F...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast – Episode 7 – Disgusting Kirby

On the seventh episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss the most disgusting games they've ever played. Maybe Grand Theft Auto IV isn't as great as we thought it was? Also, we say hello to most grotesque Kirby t...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast E6 – Rise of Cowboy Dumbledore

On the sixth episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss the scariest games they've played so far. The elusive Cowboy Dumbledore also makes a surprise appearance. We love that guy. Image courtesy of Touchstone Pic...

Anime NYC to Host Artists Range Murata and Hiroyuki Asada

Anime NYC announced today that anime and manga illustrators Range Murata and Hiroyuki Asada will be attending this year's event at the Javits Center from November 16 - 18. Image courtesy of Range Murata Anime NYC, the annual otaku-centric c...

My Hero One’s Justice Shows off Endeavor and Arcade Mode

Bandai Namco released a handful of screenshots today showing off My Hero One's Justice's fiery pre-order bonus character and a first look at arcade mode. Publisher Bandai Namco has released several new screenshots today showing off the upco...

New Visual Revealed for Fate/stay night Heaven’s Feel Film

The official website for the Fate/stay night Heaven's Feel anime movie trilogy revealed a new key visual for lost butterfly today showcasing fans' first proper look at Saber Alter. In anticipation of the film's upcoming Japanese debut o...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast E5 – Sneak King’s Revenge

On the fifth episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss a litany of popular games they haven't had the chance to play yet. Plus find out whether or not Burger King's Sneak King will be making a comeback anytime s...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast – Episode 4 – Arrival of the Bee™

You like jazz? On the fourth episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lillian, Lindsay, and Tim discuss their most anticipated games for the rest of 2018. Plus find out whether or not Peter Jackson should cast Jennifer Lawrence as Gala...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast E3 – The Chicken Run Incident

On the third episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, we talk about our favorite childhood games. Also hear our thoughts on taffy shortages, a mochi surplus, Minecraft's newest update, plagiarism, and a certain recent incident regarding famed...

Anime Expo 2018 Preview Recap

We got to try out Jump Force, My Hero's One Justice, and Code Vein at this year's Anime Expo! Check out our impressions and let us know what you think! This year's Anime Expo sure packed a wallop on the gaming front. Jump Force, My Hero...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast E2 – Mamma Mia!: The Dating Sim

Here we go again! On the second episode of The Bits and Bytes podcast, we dissect our favorite games in recent memory. Also hear our thoughts on Mamma Mia!: The Dating Sim, bad Fortnite parenting, and suggestions on the next Assassin's Cree...

AX 2018: Code Vein Preview

Code Vein combines the misanthropic aesthetic of the Dark Souls series with a jovial anime look to yield an experience quite unlike anything gaming has seen before. Though its gameplay needs some fine-tuning, this action RPG is set to be on...

Anime Expo 2018: Bringing the Heat

Anime Expo 2018 was nothing short of a treat, even with a massive heat wave looming over the annual event. Though long lines were still prevalent, the wait was almost always worth it. Photo courtesy of LA WeeklyThis year's Anime Expo pa...

AX 2018: My Hero One’s Justice Preview

My Hero One's Justice is in the making to live up to the legacy the franchise is known for, though remains less than perfect for the time being. Aside from manga brawler Jump Force, publisher Bandai Namco allowed fans the chance to play ano...

AX 2018: Jump Force Preview

Bandai Namco's upcoming manga/anime title Jump Force has a lot going for it in the form of an impressive cast of characters and a unique aesthetic. Unfortunately, the same can't be said of its core gameplay for now. Right off the bat, upcom...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast – Episode 1 – Our GOTYs (So Far)

On the first ever episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lillian, and Tyler discuss their favorite games of the year so far. Plus, hear their takes on the latest news the gaming industry has to offer. The first ever episode of The Bi...

AX 2018: Attack on Titan Season 3 Premiere Review

The newest season of Attack on Titan starts with a bang, picking up right where we left Eren and his friends last. Needless to say, this is the series at its finest. The third season of highly popular anime series Attack on Titan will leave...

Super Smash Bros. Veterans Will Be Getting Their Own Amiibos

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be featuring amiibo support for series veterans like Ice Climbers, Snake, Pichu, Pokemon Trainer, Wolf and more, according to Nintendo's official Japanese website. Nintendo's official Japanese website has...

Yuri!!! on Ice’s Film Title and Teaser Visual Revealed

Yuri!!! on Ice the Movie: Ice Adolescence will premiere in 2019 with the return of the anime's original cast. A brand new visual was revealed at the "Yuri!!! on Concert" event in Osaka, Japan earlier today. A few new tidbits regarding the f...

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Ni No Kuni II Gets Update Adding Two New Difficulties

Hit JRPG sequel Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom has gotten two new difficulties, more rare items, and a bunch of bug fixes via a new update released by Bandai Namco. Publisher Bandai Namco has released a new update for thier hit JRPG sequel...

Netflix’s Flavors of Youth to Premiere at Anime Expo 2018

Netflix's newest anime feature film, Flavors of Youth, will premiere at this year's annual anime convention in Los Angeles, California. Anime Expo 2018 will host the premiere of Netflix's newest anime original feature film, titled Flavo...

Kill la Kill: The Game Announced by Arc System Works

Kill la Kill: The Game was announced by BlazBlue and Guilty Gear developer Arc System Works earlier today. Set to be released in 2019, it's currently unknown what platforms the title is being developed for. Famed fighting game developer Arc...

Anime Expo to Host Attack on Titan Season 3 Premiere

Attack on Titan's highly anticipated third season will premiere at the annual Los Angeles-based convention next month. The follow-up to the hit show will then be shown in American and Canadian cinemas across North America. North America'...

Devilman Creator Joins Anime Expo 2018 as Guest of Honor

Acclaimed manga artist and author Go Nagai will appear at this year's Anime Expo in Los Angeles as a guest of honor. For those that don't know, the man is responsible for hit series like Devilman, Mazinger Z, and Cutie Honey. Anime Expo, th...

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