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7:30 AM on 04.16.2014

Nintendo goes to WonderCon with new games to show

WonderCon is set to go down in Anaheim, CA this April 18 through 20, and Nintendo will be there to show off their latest wares. Are you going? If you're going, be sure to check out: Mario Kart 8 Mario Golf: World Tour (I can...

Dale North


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1:55 PM on 04.05.2011

New Destructoid Show: Penisfingers, Ninjas, & WonderCon?!

Congratulations on bearing witness to the 73rd episode of the Destructoid show. On yesterday's episode, we had special guest Jose Sanchez from Electric playground in the studio with us to discuss WonderCon. By which I mean...

Tara Long

11:15 PM on 04.02.2011

Wondercon 11: Angry Birds crap is everywhere

It's subtle.  First, you'll spot a little red cardinal here under a Narutard's arm.  Then suddenly a wookie will be carrying a pig ... and so is Spiderman ... and that hipster girl over there is wearing a shirt that...

Niero Gonzalez

9:15 PM on 04.02.2011

Wondercon 11: Holy improved attendance, Batman!

It is my scientific approximation that there are "hella" lot more people here this year than last year, and the event seems to have significantly expanded to suit.  When I picked up my pass there were a few p...

Niero Gonzalez



Wondercon 11: Afternoon cosplay round-up photo
Wondercon 11: Afternoon cosplay round-up
by Niero Gonzalez

Wondercon would be little more than a nerdy flea market if it wasn't for San Francisco's vivid cosplay crowd.  This year there was noticeable spike in participants and a lot less janky cardboard costumes to boot.  We found ourselves surrounded (and smelling) the usual suspects: Storm Stroopers, Pirates, Ninjas and comic book characters from every mainstream and indie universe. Naturally, Marvel and DC off-the-rack clones were out in full force.  If I had a dollar for every Wonder Woman I bumped into I might be able to afford the gasoline-priced coffee at the convention center.  Eight bucks for a hoagie!  What is this, unicorn meat? 

Look for more photos from the masquerade, hands-on previews, and quirks from the weekend rush in the coming days. Destructoid was lucky to bump into some staple and unconventional cosplayers from the gaming universe. Check out our gallery - can you name them all?  

 

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7:50 AM on 03.31.2011

Wondercon 11: Spider-Man: Edge of Time announced

  Activision couldn't just wait a few days until WonderCon, could it? The publisher has gone ahead and announced Spider-Man: Edge of Time today.  Developed by Beenox, Edge of Time puts players into the web-slinging ...

Nick Chester

5:20 PM on 03.24.2011

Wondercon 11: Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters 3DS

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have just announced their first Nintendo 3DS title. Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters is timed to release on all platforms to tie in with the upcoming film,...

Dale North