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Between music videos and new animated series announcements, Nintendo is really gearing up for the October 12th release of "Pokémon X/Y." Add to the pile of tie-in events the animated "Pokémon Origins," a four-part series based on the story of 1998's "Pokémon Red Version" and "Pokémon Blue Version."

According to a press release this morning, the feature will follow "the first steps of our hero Red as he sets off from Professor Oak’s laboratory. As he explores the Kanto region, he’ll encounter Team Rocket, battle his rival, and challenge the Pokémon League." You can check out the first trailer after the jump.

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The online video showcase from Machinima and iam8bit kicks off in L.A. the weekend of November 24 and is opening up a competition to offer a development deal to four talented creators.

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I've always thought of Ubisoft's "Rabbids" franchise as cartoon characters in search of an actual cartoon to be in. The ubiquitous minigame collections they starred in, while not always especially fun, were injected with a degree of personality for games of their type--manic, a little weird, and relentless.

Well, the alien rabbits are making their animation debut this weekend in "Rabbids Invasion" on Nickelodeon, and after the jump, we've got a clip from the series.

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Last week during RTX 2013--web series creator Rooster Teeth's celebration of gaming and Internet shorts, features, and their creators--the studio behind "Red vs. Blue" gave attendees their first full look at the anime-inspired "RWBY," which will go live online later this month.

And we've got footage from that panel to share with you.

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Rooster Teeth reveals that yellow is the color of Yang, the latest female badass in the upcoming anime-inspired series "RWBY."

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Siliconera pointed to the super anime/manga crossover, which will bring together heroines from ten series in a strategy RPG for the PS3 and Vita.

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Moetron reports that Arc Systems' magic/science/weirdness-based 2D fighter "BlazBlue" is getting an anime adaptation this fall from teamKG and Hoods Entertainment.

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Animator Dan The Ad Man created this fascinating tribute to "Street Fighter II" as an exercise to teach himself 3D animation programs. His "Street Fighter Mograph" uses a series of geometric and abstracted forms to evoke Guile, Chun Li, and Ken.

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The anime based on 2009's "Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor" will launch this week in Japan, and this promo gives you a look at the adaptation in action.

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"Ruby?" Is it pronounced "Rewby," maybe? The latest web series from Rooster Teeth, directed and co-written by their lead animator Monty Oum, is like a flashback to 2007. Check out the trailer for the cel-shaded action anime "RWBY."

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