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Comic Covers of the Month – March 2013

Comic Covers of the Month – March 2013

Mar 31, 2013

Guardians of the Galaxy 1 (Phantom variant) by Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado The phantom variants are only available in a small amount of comic shops across the world. This one for Guardians of the Galaxy is an homage to X-Men 141, “The Days of Future Past”. It also features Thanos the cosmic villain, who looks like he’s going to be a huge...

PAX East 2013: Secret Ponchos Preview and Interview

PAX East 2013: Secret Ponchos Preview and Interview

Mar 30, 2013

There seems to be unexpected resurgence in the spaghetti western genre. With Django still fresh in our minds and games like Boothill Heroes hitting the Indie scene, it’s almost as if the wild west is the new flavor of the month. But like with any trend, there is potential for over saturation and you need to be clever and original in execution if you...

PAX East 2013: Photos from the Show Floor

PAX East 2013: Photos from the Show Floor

Mar 30, 2013

From March 22-24  Gamers, Cosplayers, Vendors, and Exhibitors gathered at the Boston Convention Center for PAX East 2013.  Major game studios like Epic Games, Ubisoft, Twisted Pixel and others not only showed off their latest and upcoming games, but others like Gearbox and Capcom made huge announcements. If you were not one of the tens of thousands who...

BioShock Infinite Review

BioShock Infinite Review

Mar 29, 2013

When I first saw imagery of BioShock Infinite, I immediately lost interest. I fell in love with the underwater world of Rapture and I didn’t believe Irrational Games could create an engrossing world out of a handful of buildings in the sky strung together by wire – and after the shocking departures at Irrational and the odd no-show at last...

PAX East 2013 First Look: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014

PAX East 2013 First Look: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014

Mar 28, 2013

There are a few inescapable facts in the Magic world: every summer will bring us a new Core Set and a new Duels of the Planeswalkers game. We got a sneak peek at the game at last weekend’s PAX East convention in Boston. While there, I received an exclusive demo from Wizards of the Coast and Stainless Games, as well as being able to interview them a...

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Review

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Review

Mar 27, 2013

After much delay the Joes are back to fight for freedom whenever there’s trouble against the evil forces of Cobra in G.I. Joe: Retaliation from Paramount Pictures. Roadblock, Flint, Lady Jaye, and Snake Eyes must stop the evil Cobra Commander in his pursuit of world domination. Is this film based on the popular 80’s Hasbro toy line better than the...

PAX East 2013 Cosplayer Photo Gallery

PAX East 2013 Cosplayer Photo Gallery

Mar 26, 2013

Cosplayer (noun): Short for “Costume Play” refers to a person who dresses up like a character from a manga or anime series, a movie, a videogame, etc. If you attend any comic con, video game or movie convention, you’re bound to run into one of these dedicated people who love to dress up as their favorite characters. PAX East is no exception....

How to Unlock BioShock Infinite’s 1999 Mode

How to Unlock BioShock Infinite’s 1999 Mode

Mar 25, 2013

In mere hours, BioShock Infinite will be released for the general public. The amount of positive reviews coming in for the game is nothing short of amazing. Something else that is amazing on a completly different level is BioShock Infinite’s 1999 Mode. 1999 Mode is an unlockable game mode that is essentially a throwback to old-school first-person shooters...

Are Video Games Art?

Are Video Games Art?

Mar 23, 2013

I got heavily involved in this debate way back when it was in its infancy; the teething problems were a heavy burden of the back and forth on the topic then, just as there is now. What I mean is, almost everyone that argues the point lacks one piece of knowledge. This is a piece of knowledge I’ll need to dive into, if I stand any chance of explaining...

Monster Hunter Beginner’s Guide

Monster Hunter Beginner’s Guide

Mar 22, 2013

Greetings fellow monster hunters! It’s always nice to see new faces around the guild hall! So you’re wanting to learn how to hunt monsters? Well you’ve come to the right place, young ones! Let me pass on my tips and tricks that came from countless hunts for the big and the small! Learn Item Combinations This is one of the most crucial elements...