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Look how happy Mario is kicking Samus in the face!

Bandai's upcoming S.H. Figuarts Mario figure is pretty damn cute. Look at how happy he is! Bandai released a bunch of preview shots, showing Mario with some of the items that collectors can get, such as a turtle shell. We als...   more

Look how happy Mario is kicking Samus in the face!  photo

A better look at Threezero's Titanfall figures

Threezero teased their upcoming Titanfall figure line, and now they've released actual images. The shots come from Thailand Toy Expo, and we get to see a clear image of the Atlas Titan along with a Pilot. The Atlas comes in a...   more

A better look at Threezero's Titanfall figures photo

First 4 Figures' Twilight Zelda can be yours for $349

First 4 Figures has revealed their next entry in their The Legend of Zelda figure line, this one based on Twilight Princess Zelda. The 1/4 scale figure comes in at 17 inches tall, is cast in a high quality polystone, hand pai...   more

First 4 Figures' Twilight Zelda can be yours for $349 photo

More beautiful game-inspired woodblock prints you can buy

We've shown off Jed Henry's Japanese woodblock renditions of game characters before. I'm still in love with that original Samus one. But Henry's catalog is growing, to my wallet's growing concern. Shadow of the Colossus, Fina...   more

More beautiful game-inspired woodblock prints you can buy photo

The Metal Gear series brings out the best in cosplay

First we were treated by cosplayer Kelly Jean's amazing Quiet recreation that was so good you had to do a double take to see which one was the real image. Now continuing the Metal Gear Solid V cosplay goodness is RBF, taking ...   more

The Metal Gear series brings out the best in cosplay photo

The sexiest, stupidest, stretchiest Sonic Boom fan art

The Mario and company Sonic Boom redesign was great, but it was one of many wondrous fan compositions inspired by the redesign. Please post more in the comments. Please.   more

The sexiest, stupidest, stretchiest Sonic Boom fan art photo


The sexiest, stupidest, stretchiest Sonic Boom fan art photo
The sexiest, stupidest, stretchiest Sonic Boom fan art photo
The sexiest, stupidest, stretchiest Sonic Boom fan art photo
The sexiest, stupidest, stretchiest Sonic Boom fan art photo
The sexiest, stupidest, stretchiest Sonic Boom fan art photo
The sexiest, stupidest, stretchiest Sonic Boom fan art photo



Tsume-Art's Chun-Li and Vega figures now up for pre-order

Tsume-Art has opened up pre-orders for their Ultra Street Fighter IV HQF Chun-Li and Vega figures. Both are 1/8-scale, and are made from PVC. Chun-Li is ready to kick someone square in the face, while Vega is about to pounce ...   more

Tsume-Art's Chun-Li and Vega figures now up for pre-order photo

Robot Pyros are coming to get you

First there was Robot Heavy, now there is Robot Pyro. Not much else to share here other than we have an idea of what the Robot Pyro from Team Fortress 2 will look like in color. I certainly think they look better than the rob...   more

Robot Pyros are coming to get you photo

The Clayface toy just wants to be your friend

The latest figure from the Batman: Arkham City lineup is Clayface. The figure comes in at 13-inches tall, making it the largest action figure in the DC Collectibles line. Bigger than Solomon Grundy, Killer Croc, and Titan Jok...   more

The Clayface toy just wants to be your friend photo

The Nendoroid Luigi toy is oddly cute

Good Smile Company has finally revealed their Nendoroid Luigi figure. The toy comes with three faces, a Warp Pipe, Goomba, a Bullet Bill, a set of running and jumping legs, and a dust cloud effect prop. No price or pre-order ...   more

The Nendoroid Luigi toy is oddly cute photo

Hotline Miami co-creator got badass ink of his own game

The first time I met Dennis Wedin, co-creator of Hotline Miami, I could not stop looking at his arms. His body is adorned by awesome unique tattoos, and his latest piece takes the cake. Dennis got a new tattoo on his chest ba...   more

Hotline Miami co-creator got badass ink of his own game photo

Disney Princesses get Final Fantasy jobs

Have you ever been so angry you tackled a horse? Have you ever been so happy you hugged a pigeon? Hello and welcome, ladies and gents, to today's edition of weirdness brought to you by Imgur user GimmeSomthinToShop. Today, le...   more

Disney Princesses get Final Fantasy jobs photo

Peach mourns Mario in this styrofoam chainsaw sculpture

In videogames, and Mario games especially, we rarely think of death in the same way we would in a real world context. Touching goombas may be hazardous to an Italian plumber's health, but even after all lives are lost and the...   more

Peach mourns Mario in this styrofoam chainsaw sculpture photo

Dragon Crown's Sorceress figure is what you'd expect

Following some really, REALLY, bad fan made figures is the official Dragon's Crown Sorceress figure. She originally went up for pre-order in July, but the figure was pulled so her face could be reworked. And now, the Sorceres...   more

Dragon Crown's Sorceress figure is what you'd expect photo

Pokemon grave stone fills me with all the feels

Among the readers here, I'm sure there are a few who are so engaged in videogames that they've effectively become your identity. Will your game-playing habits be what you are remembered for long after you've passed on? A man ...   more

Pokemon grave stone fills me with all the feels photo

The Force is strong with this cosplay

Knights of the Old Republic is easily one of the greatest Star Wars games ever conceived. It took all that we loved with the universe and harkened back on the classic feeling that was desperately void in the cinematic prequel...   more

The Force is strong with this cosplay photo

ThreeA's TF2 Robot Heavy now up for pre-orders

ThreeA's great looking Robot Heavy is now up for pre-order. The figure is a 1/6-scale figure, LED illuminated eyes, and includes a 12 inch minigun. Pre-ordering from Bambaland will also get you an exclusive boxing glove hands...   more

ThreeA's TF2 Robot Heavy now up for pre-orders photo

Archie Mega Man vs. Bad Box Art Mega Man

Archie has released the cover art for Mega Man #33, which immediately follows the "Blackout: The Curse of Ra Moon" arc currently running. What's amazing is not the regular newsstand cover but the variant, featuring the infamo...   more

Archie Mega Man vs. Bad Box Art Mega Man photo

This is the big one, guys: Orioto's Mega Man fresco

I knew it would happen eventually. It was inevitable. Now my wallet is starting to get very antsy. To bring you up to speed, digital artist Mikaël "Orioto" Aguirre has been whipping up tasteful spreads of games like Fina...   more

This is the big one, guys: Orioto's Mega Man fresco photo

Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions

With Archie Mega Man #29, the "Blackout: The Curse of Ra Moon" arc has officially begun. All the world's technology has been disabled by an EMP wave, causing untold collateral damage that could take years to recover from. Meg...   more

Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo


Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo



PAX highlight: Olimeat and Porkmin

I'm slowly recovering from a wild and crazy PAX weekend. I've been to PAX East twice in the past, but this was my first time attending Prime. It was beyond a doubt the most emotionally polarizing con I have ever attended, fil...   more

PAX highlight: Olimeat and Porkmin photo

Next-level art magic: The Super Mario Bros. 3 fresco

Last month, digital artist Mikaël "Orioto" Aguirre made this happen. Now this is happening. Orioto is a classy fellow, and a classy game deserves to be treated like a classy lady. His Super Mario Bros. 3 fresco gives you...   more

Next-level art magic: The Super Mario Bros. 3 fresco photo

I wish these Pokemon X & Y Mega-Evolutions were real

So Pokemon X & Y has Mega-Evolutions. Essentially, certain Pokemon can go Super Saiyan if they are equipped with the right item. We've only seen some of the Mega-Evolution forms, so I'm curious what other Pokemon will have this ability. Dorkly were wondering the same thing, and, well, their vision is quite nightmarish. Most Useless Mega-Evolutions in Pokemon [Dorkly]   more

I wish these Pokemon X & Y Mega-Evolutions were real photo

Inside every Mega Man is a Meat Boy

You've crossed the fans for the last time, Capcom! How DARE you infiltrate the Uwajimaya Asian grocery store in Seattle and reshape the deli meats to resemble Mega Man and Cut Man instead of using all of that wasted time to a...   more

Inside every Mega Man is a Meat Boy photo

Details on Mega Man The Board Game sound wild

While Jasco Games' Mega Man CCG is more or less ready to ship out the door, Mega Man The Board Game is still a work in progress. However, Jasco did go into some detail at Gen Con about how the game will progress and how it ca...   more

Details on Mega Man The Board Game sound wild photo

Mega Man card game will make me even more poor

Jasco Games, the company currently making that Mega Man board game, is using the same license to produce a set of cards as part of its Universal Fighting System line. I say without any sarcasm or cynicism that I think this is...   more

Mega Man card game will make me even more poor photo

Who wants 3D printed Final Fantasy VII figures? ME!

Whoever invented 3D printing deserves to be showered in riches and sexual favors, because the process has yielded some unimaginable delights. Last year, I shared a "Super Mario Mobius Strip" made by Joaquin Baldwin. I also ma...   more

Who wants 3D printed Final Fantasy VII figures? ME! photo


Who wants 3D printed Final Fantasy VII figures? ME! photo
Who wants 3D printed Final Fantasy VII figures? ME! photo
Who wants 3D printed Final Fantasy VII figures? ME! photo
Who wants 3D printed Final Fantasy VII figures? ME! photo
Who wants 3D printed Final Fantasy VII figures? ME! photo
Who wants 3D printed Final Fantasy VII figures? ME! photo



Wily and Mega Man team up in Mega Man #32

This month's Archie Mega Man issue ends with all technology on the planet shutting down. Planes in mid-flight plummet towards Earth, hospital monitoring equipment ceases to function -- we're talking an apocalyptic scenario he...   more

Wily and Mega Man team up in Mega Man #32 photo

Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine

And the world becomes a little bit better. Hot on the heels of NECA's incredible videogame Jason Voorhees, which sold out super fast at San Diego Comic-Con, comes videogame Freddy Krueger. Like his Friday the 13th counterpart...   more

Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine photo


Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine photo
Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine photo
Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine photo
Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine photo
Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine photo
Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine photo



Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28

It's over! It's all over! It's all... PSYCHE! You think I'd stop covering the Mega Man comics just because the crossover is finished? Who do you think I am? Though the evens of "Worlds Collide" are technically canon to the ma...   more

Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo


Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo



The Amazon from Dragon's Crown looks GROSS as a figure

OH GOD MY EYES KILL IT WITH FIRE! [Update: These figures on display are garage kits, so it's all fan made stuff. For official figures, including the Amazon, take a look at this gallery.] Yeah, the Dragon's Crown characte...   more

The Amazon from Dragon's Crown looks GROSS as a figure photo


The Amazon from Dragon's Crown looks GROSS as a figure photo
The Amazon from Dragon's Crown looks GROSS as a figure photo
The Amazon from Dragon's Crown looks GROSS as a figure photo
The Amazon from Dragon's Crown looks GROSS as a figure photo
The Amazon from Dragon's Crown looks GROSS as a figure photo
The Amazon from Dragon's Crown looks GROSS as a figure photo



The tale of Final Fantasy VI in kickass fresco form

If you love videogame art, it would be criminal not to know who Mikaël "Orioto" Aguirre is. He is a French digital artist known for his spectacular renderings of notable videogame scenes painted using the brush of the go...   more

The tale of Final Fantasy VI in kickass fresco form photo

Mega Man to get not one but TWO... nanoblock sets

Day 224 of Mega Man's 25th anniversary new game watch. No sign of movement on the horizon. No... wait... wait! Target in sight! Stations everyone! Stations! Magnify the image! More! More! It's... IT'S... just a pair of really...   more

Mega Man to get not one but TWO... nanoblock sets photo

SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy

San Diego Comic-Con kicks off next week, and UDON will be there with a mountain of convention-exclusive tomes. Being the guy I am, I only have eyes for MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works, the 432-page fol...   more

SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo


SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo



The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31

I've been so busy diving into Sonic and Mega Man's "Worlds Collide" comic mini-series that I've neglected to talk about Mega's post-crossover story arc. How do you raise the stakes after a dimension-bending war against both D...   more

The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo


The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo



Why does Mega Man use a pistol on MM2's cover?

If you were asked to list the worst videogame cover art of all time, the gold-and-blue monstrosity that appeared on the original Mega Man's box would appear undoubtedly be mentioned. Nowhere near as bad but still pretty bad ...   more

Why does Mega Man use a pistol on MM2's cover? photo

Captain N concept art reveals Paperboy as the main hero

Captain N: The Game Master is a show that simply couldn't exist today. A gathering of videogame heroes and villains from all your favorite NES games, of both the first- and third-party variety, interacting and going on advent...   more

Captain N concept art reveals Paperboy as the main hero photo

Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin'

The fourth Smash Bros. was only announced last week, but fans the world over have already contributed a wealth of art based on the three new characters. However, Japanese art community pixiv has taken a particularly big shine...   more

Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo


Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo



Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8

With the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover, "Worlds Collide," I've been doing impressions posts every set of three issues. What I have to say about these works simply cannot be condensed into short three-paragraph news posts ...   more

Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo


Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo



Capcom 30th anniversary encyclopedia coming October

Though I'm not too crazy about a lot of what Capcom has been doing lately -- boy, that's an understatement -- it nonetheless holds a special place in my heart as the first gaming company I truly admired. Games like Mega Man, ...   more

Capcom 30th anniversary encyclopedia coming October photo

Mega Man's robo-dog Rush, now in tissue box form

Amidst Capcom's schemes to appease us with Mega Man-themed paraphernalia in the absence of an actual game announcement, I've more or less remained as reserved as could be. When Mega Man Xbox Avatars appeared, I kept my mouth ...   more

Mega Man's robo-dog Rush, now in tissue box form photo

Sample pages from the Mega Man 25 Complete Works art book

Close enough to taste it, the wait is almost over for the UDON release of the MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works art book. To tide you over, here's some sample pages of the upcoming book by way of Capcom-...   more

Sample pages from the Mega Man 25 Complete Works art book photo

Don't try and censor Deadpool

Deadpool is off visiting the Marvel HQ to promote the Deadpool game. You know, because the Marvel headquarters totally needs to be reminded about his game. Still, it makes for some nice funny bits as he harasses the various ...   more

Don't try and censor Deadpool photo

Mario movie has a pseudo-official comic sequel

The Super Mario Bros. movie 20th anniversary celebration continues! After holding a special midnight screening of the pleasantly schlock film, during which John Leguizamo delivered a special pre-recorded message to attendees,...   more

Mario movie has a pseudo-official comic sequel photo

Too cute! Mega Man, Mr. Saturn, and Samus crotchet dolls

D'AAAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWW!!! Etsy member Sam Wilding loves making pixel art. Sometimes, his partner in crime Natasha will take Sam's pixel art and transform them into "amigurumi," crotchet dolls whose sole purpose is to sit there ...   more

Too cute! Mega Man, Mr. Saturn, and Samus crotchet dolls photo

Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes

Hyrule, its neighboring nations, and its parallel dimensions are filled with no shortage of remarkable enemies, ranging from cute and unassuming to pure nightmare fuel. When you step back and realize just how varied The Legen...   more

Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo


Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo



Hop through time with the fifth Mega Man comic collection

Ladies and gentlemen, a new Archie Mega Man graphic novel is arriving this Wednesday, May 22. I have confirmation from fellow editor Chris Carter that he's been picking up back issues and graphic novels to prep himself for th...   more

Hop through time with the fifth Mega Man comic collection photo

Wii U owners don't know how to play Super Metroid

If you're a jaded hardcore gamer, and if you've ever complained that the new generation of "dumbed down" console gamers are the bane of life, prepare to feel justified. The arrival of Super Metroid on Wii U demonstrates the d...   more

Wii U owners don't know how to play Super Metroid photo

Sonic is a pirate! Covers for Sonic Universe #55

As much as it pains me to say, Sonic and Mega Man's fun times together in "Worlds Collide" won't last forever. But hopefully enough new readers will be ready and willing to stick around for what lies ahead for both heroes. Th...   more

Sonic is a pirate! Covers for Sonic Universe #55 photo

New Jason Voorhees figurine based on his NES sprite

The National Entertainment Collectibles Association, a.k.a. NECA, has just revealed a new San Diego Comic-Con-exclusive figurine of Friday the 13th's Jason Voorhees. Now, why would I be talking about film merch on a videogame...   more

New Jason Voorhees figurine based on his NES sprite photo