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Let's check out all the wonderful cosplay from SDCC 2014


San Diego Comic-Con!
Jul 30
San Diego Comic-Con is the biggest convention for all things geek in the world. A ton of cosplay happens at this show -- even celebrities cosplay! Mostly to hide from the public though.  But hey, here's a couple of mont... read
Also, we are eight years old.
Monday is the worst day of the week, so Bill and I are coping with it by drinking blueberry smoothies and talking about wonderful things like superhero nonsense from Comic-Con, Mass Effect's exciting new (old) sharkmobile, Trine 2's awful poetry, Destiny's two unoriginal races, and True Detective, which Bill doesn't like, and therefore isn't allowed to have blueberry smoothies anymore. read feature

Mass Effect 4

There are new details on Mass Effect 4, but all anyone cares about is the damn Mako


It's back, but I wanna see something new
Jul 28
BioWare made an appearance at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend to divulge some of the first details about the upcoming Mass Effect title, but all we really know for sure at this point is that there's going to be a new Ma... read
Oculus Rift

There's a Pacific Rim virtual-reality experience for Oculus Rift


Cool idea, lame video
Jul 28
Legendary Pictures and Reel FX brought a Pacific Rim virtual-reality experience to San Diego Comic-Con last weekend and gee, doesn't that seems like a worthwhile idea for a full game? Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot puts players i... read
Tekken X Street Fighter

Namco: Tekken X Street Fighter isn't canceled, so please relax


It just doesn't sound like it's happening any time soon either
Jul 27
Tekken X Street Fighter is still a thing that's happening, according to statements issued by Bandai Namco producer Katsuhiro Harada at this weekend's San Diego Comic-Con. The crossover fighting game is "still in developm... read
Walking Dead S3

Telltale is making a season 3 for The Walking Dead


Game of Thrones, Tales from the Borderlands, Walking Dead S3 -- so busy!
Jul 26
While we wait for the last episode in season two of The Walking Dead adventure game, Telltale president Kevin Bruner and Walking Dead writer Robert Kirkman have gone ahead and confirmed at Comic-Con (and on Twitter) that there will be a third season.   I wonder if that gives clues on how the last episode might play out.  read
LEGO

Bat-Cow is an udder delight in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham


Blame / praise Hamza for that headline
Jul 25
Now here's a game that really does feel right at home at Comic-Con. TT Games has a new trailer for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham prepared for the San Diego convention and, better yet, images featuring LEGO Bat-Cow, Batman of ... read
The Last of Us

More The Last of Us movie details out of Comic-Con


Game of Thrones' Arya Stark might be Ellie
Jul 25
We already knew that a live-action The Last of Us movie was in the works at Screen Gems, but additional details surrounding the project have been announced today at San Diego Comic-Con. Game co-director and writer Neil Druckm... read
Firefly

Ooh, shiny! Firefly's cast is getting together for Firefly Online


If I were captain...
Jul 25
With Firefly, Joss Whedon created the sort of universe that fans long to jump back into. While it probably won't make a return to the screen anytime soon, there's an MMO adaptation that's coming in the near future, and ... read

Zanzibar gets reimagined for Halo: The Master Chief Collection


Blur does great stuff
Jul 25
Halo's presence at San Diego Comic-Con continued today with some new details on Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The team at 343 and Certain Affinity showed off for the first time the re-mastered Zanzibar map from Halo 2. ... read
Comic-Con print

Olly Moss Last of Us print makes disgusting fungal infections beautiful


By Olly Moss and Jay Shaw
Jul 25
Very nice, isn't it? Olly Moss showed off this classy Last of Us print from Comic-Con, done in collaboration with Jay Shaw. I highly suggest clicking Shaw's linked name and visiting a huge collection of wonderful posters. Give your eyes a treat.  read
Xbox One

There are a ton of collectible Xbox Ones at SDCC


But most of them are ugly
Jul 24
Microsoft has a bunch of custom Xbox Ones on display at San Diego Comic-Con and one of them could be yours. Convention attendees who take a photo of one of the consoles at the Xbox Gaming Lounge need only tweet it out with #X... read
Halo

Here's our debut look at Halo: Nightfall


Digital series streaming this November on Xbox Live
Jul 24
Ridley Scott is executive producing Halo: Nightfall, a live-action digital series that will bridge the gap between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians. The latter game prominently features a new character, "legendary manhunter" Jam... read
Disney Infinity

Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes releasing September 23


Say goodbye to Mickey and hello to Iron Man
Jul 24
Disney Interactive has confirmed that Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes will release to North American retailers on Tuesday, September 23. The sequel to the family IP established last year will expand the platform with the... read
Death Scythe Bats

Final Fantasy director Tetsuya Nomura designed a Batman figure that looks like a Gundam


Death Scythe Batman
Jul 23
Square Enix has partnered WB and DC for a PlayArts Kai line of Batman toys designed by Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura. Not a single zipper in sight. The first prototype, above, is gracing Comic Con and looking a bit like Death Scythe from Gundam Wing (with some Spawn in there, maybe). read
LASER TAG!

Jessica Nigri's hosting a Borderlands laser tag match at SDCC


Go, or risk being a Zer0
Jul 23
San Diego Comic-Con has no shortage of special events to keep con-goers' schedules completely packed. Videogame publishers find the show a perfect opportunity to get their up-and-coming titles in front of a massive audience. ... read
San Diego Comic-Con

This probably isn't what you'll look like doing the Assassin's Creed parkour course


Not that you're bad, these guys are just really good
Jul 18
Let's face it -- you're not a trained parkour expert. (Apologies if you are!) But, if you're attending San Diego Comic-Con next week, Ubisoft's giving you the opportunity to pretend like you know what you're doing when it co... read

Nintendo's Comic-Con lineup includes Super Smash Bros., Hyrule Warriors


Nintendo Gaming Lounge returns
Jul 17
Nintendo is calling their San Diego Comic-Con lineup their biggest ever. To me it looks like they packed up their E3 showing and saved it for SDCC. That's great news as their E3 showing was fantastic.  They're back at th... read
SEGA at Comic-Con

Go play Alien: Isolation at Comic-Con


Sonic and Hatsune Miku, too, I guess
Jul 16
SEGA has announced its plans for San Diego Comic-Con, which is to chill at some place called Nerd HQ ironically held at the San Diego Padre's baseball park.  With how much videogame nerds try to bully sportsters for soci... read
JUMP!

Take an Assassin's Creed Leap of Faith at San Diego Comic-Con


Or just play some videogames
Jul 15
Are you going to San Diego Comic-Con? If so, Ubisoft has some activities planned for you. These aren't your run-of-the-mill "let's go to a few panels" either (although you can totally do that if you want). As promotion for As... read
The Witcher

The Witcher 3 will be at San Diego Comic-Con


See the first 'consumer' preview of the game
Jul 15
CD Projekt RED is bringing Geralt of Rivia to San Diego Comic-Con this year, offering The Witcher fans an opportunity to catch a preview of the long-awaited third installment, Wild Hunt. Next week's events also include an art... read
Mass Effect

More info on the next Mass Effect to arrive at Comic-Con International


Soon.jpg
Jul 15
On July 23rd through the 27th, San Diego Comic-Con will be unleashed again for the masses to attend, which means tons of movie, TV, and videogame news will follow. We can probably expect more on the next Mass Effect ... read
Smash Tourney

Going to Comic-Con? Nintendo's doing a 3DS Smash Bros. tourney


You can stream it if not in attendance
Jul 10
E3 attendees could take part in a t-shirt-prized Wii U Smash Bros. tournament, but it looks like Nintendo's letting the 3DS version strut at Comic-Con (July 25), ahead of its October 3 release.  "Starting at noon, t... read
Pac-Man

This SDCC Pac-Man figure is the stuff of nightmares


A licky boom-boom down
Jun 23
If our attempts at Sonic fanfiction aren't enough to give you nightmares, then perhaps this bizarre Pac-Man figure complete with a segmented tongue can act as today's fuel for the most unsettling sleep of your life. Available... read

All the wonderful cosplay from MCM London Comic Con 2014


Two videos!
Jun 07
MCM London Comic Con is the big convention for those in London, and we have TWO cosplay montages for you all to get a little taste of the great costumes that go on over there. The first video above is a slow motion take, wit... read
Zelda toys

Very nice Legend of Zelda figures coming this July


Twilight Princess Link & Ganondorf, Skyward Sword Link & Scervo
Feb 19
Do you have more money than your know what to do with? Why not buy Zelda toys? Dark Horse's new Zelda line, revealed at Comic Con, was on display at Toy Fair 2014. Twilight Princess Link will be priced at $79.99 and Ganondorf... read
SDCC

Comic-Con will only sell single-day badges this year


It's one solution I suppose
Jan 10
Not unlike PAX, San Diego Comic-Con has in some ways become a victim of its own success. The show has grown so popular that the biggest venues can't contain the amount of people who want to go every year. Drastic measures are... read

A cosplay montage video unlike any other


Will time-lapse be the new fad?
Nov 08
Reader Rob, co-author of the book Cosplay Fever, sent us this cosplay video taken at London MCM Comic Con recently and it's unlike any other cosplay montage video we're used to. This video was created from 4500 still photogr... read
NYCC cosplay

These cosplayers are ready to kick some ass


Part two of our New York Comic-Con cosplay gallery
Oct 15
Here's part two of our cosplay gallery from New York Comic-Con. Photographer Senen Llanos took these photos for us, and what you see in the gallery is a result of Senen emulating the film look to really make these cosplayers shine. Check out part one of our gallery here. What's your favorite outfit from the bunch? read

Troy Baker KILLS it as the new voice of The Joker


Hear him do the monologue from The Killing Joke
Oct 14
Troy Baker is one of the biggest voice actors in gaming these days. He's been the main voices in Saints Row IV, The Last of Us, BioShock Infinite, and will soon play Revolver Ocelot in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. A... read
At the fan's request, of course
All three stars from Grand Theft Auto V were on a panel at New York Comic-Con this past weekend and a fan had a very special request to ask of from Steven Ogg, the actor who played Trevor. The result is, well, amazing. read feature

Photos from New York Comic-Con 2013
Sure, New York Comic-Con 2013 isn't as big as that other Comic-Con, but that's not about to stop people from dressing up as the characters they love. This year Destructoid had photographer Senen Llanos at the show to take pho... read feature







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