MSP Comicon 2015

MSP Comicon May 16th-17th 2015: MN State Fairgrounds Grandstand.         would like to thank the MCBA: Midwest Comic Book Association for having us at MSP Comicon 2015.  

Nintendo Just Turned Profitable and Wii U Sales Are Past 7 Million

Wii U sales more than doubled between April and September 2014, bolstered by sales of Mario Kart 8. Surprise, Nintendo just made a pile of unexpected money: 14.3 billion yen in net income, or about $132 million, for the six month fiscal period that ended in September. For the same period last year, the company[…]


Is This Video Game Collection Worth $164,000?

Forget all that mad money, where the heck do you stash over 5,700 video games? How do you value over 5,700 video games, more than 50 game systems, complete Nintendo and Sega game sets, and the ever-indefinite extension in such taglines “more”? I have no idea. I collect rare books and I still haven’t the[…]


Sigourney Weaver: Why I Signed On for Alien: Isolation

This one was different from other game projects she’d been approached for, the actress tells TIME In the 35 years since Alien was released, the classic movie has been the source of inspiration for several video games — butAlien: Isolation, out Oct. 7, is the first one that snagged star Sigourney Weaver to voice the part of Ellen[…]


How Assassin’s Creed Unity Navigates the French Revolution’s Politics

Assassin’s Creed Unity’s creative director explains how the game engages with the French Revolution’s controversial, often lopsided-looking political ramifications. “[Just] as the French revolution … understood itself through antiquity, I think our time can be understood through the French revolution,” said Scottish poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, in a December 2001 Jacket interview. Indeed, the French Revolution is[…]


Why is Microsoft buying Minecraft?

by Ben Gilbert | on | September 19th 2014 at 10:30 am Microsoft announced this week that it’s buying hugely popular game franchise Minecraft for $2.5 billion. For that money, Microsoft gets rights to the game and ownership of its Stockholm, Sweden-based development studio, Mojang. It doesn’t retain the company’s founders or Minecraft‘s infamously outspoken creator, Markus “Notch” Persson. Does that sound like[…]


Have Rage Quit Issues? Stay Away from These 5 Games

BY ALEX WAKEFIELD ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 on Have you ever had your anger transcend from your gaming console to your body? How about thrown your remote? Shut off your game in a fit of fiery hatred? Then these are five games you MUST NOT PLAY. (Note that these are in no particular order.)    […]

The 10 best Tolkien games – one feature to bind them

Now we’re Tolkien! One does not simply become one of the most popular fantasy worlds of all time without inspiring a video game or two. Middle Earth plays host to a multitude of games from humble text adventures to vast, sprawling MMOs, and they show no signs of slowing, with a new instalment just on[…]


New Releases Week Starting 9/1/14

Releases this week are:   Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair for Vita,  Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate for PS4, XBX 1,  The Identical for Theatres, Draft Day for DVD/Blu-Ray       Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Release Date: September 02, 2014 | NIS | ESRB: M for Mature | Vita Jabberwock Island – once a popular tourist destination,[…]


This Is Why Nintendo Will Always Be Great

Time to pay tribute to those who carried the weight of a company on their shoulders. Ever play that game Jenga? I’m sure you probably have, and even if you haven’t’, it’s not very hard to explain. A tall stack of rectangular wooden blocks are stacked one atop the other, forming a massive tower of anxiety[…]


New Releases Week Starting 8/25/14

Releases this week are:   Madden NFL 15 for PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox One,  Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney for 3DS,  Hyperdimension Neptunia Rebirth 1 for Vita, Blended for DVD/Blu-Ray       Madden NFL 15 Release Date: August 26, 2014 | Electronic Arts | ESRB: E for Everyone | PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox[…]


Top 25 Games Still Coming Out in 2014

So many delays, so many games announced for 2015. But these 25 games are still arriving in 2014. Thank the gaming gods! 2014 is well over halfway through, and yet any gamer who’s been paying attention for the last 20 years knows that the best is yet to come. This fall’s loaded release schedule will[…]


New Release Week Starting 8/18/14

Releases this week are:   Tales of Xilla 2 for PS3,  Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition for PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox 1, Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warfare for PS3, PS4.       Tales of Xilla 2 Release Date: August 19, 2014 | Bandai Namco | ESRB: T for Teen | PS3 Tales of Xillia 2[…]


Top 10 Video Game Weapons

Video games can stir many emotions in players, from the jubilation felt after defeating a final boss to the frustration of reaching a point that seems impossible to pass. Few feelings in gaming are better than the excitement that comes with getting to use some type of bad-ass weaponry to slay your foes. Whether it’s a standard-issue piece of[…]


5 Mario Kart Items That Need to Come Back

Over the many courses of Mario Kart’s twenty-two-year circuit, almost nothing has been more important than the items. Sure, the characters are cool and the tracks give the game some flavor, but it’s always been the items that make or break a Mario Kart release. A few times they’ve been fairly balanced, giving the game[…]