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Retro gaming event coming to Manchester next month

The UK's Manchester Museum of Science will be holding an exhibition of classic video gaming in August, celebrating 40 years of gaming with a show full of retro platforms and games for the public to enjoy.The Power UP! festival (previously k...

 
 
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SDCC 2017 had some crazy stuff for toy and figure collectors

We may not equate SDCC with toy collecting, but that would be a mistake. The industry's biggest names are always in attendance; who would give up a chance to market to that many pairs of eyeballs? Indeed, the main reason I used to go to Com...

 
 
 
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Get jazzed up for Anime NYC's Gundam Thunderbolt events

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Season 2 may have ended last week, but its conflict isn't over. As we wait for a sequel to get announced, Anime NYC, New York City's latest anime convention, is holding two events that involve giant robot...

 
 
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Pokemon Go will finally see legendary creatures this weekend

After a year of service and updates that have introduced more features and Pokemon, Niantic will finally be releasing legendary beasts into Pokemon Go. While there isn't a list of which creatures will be appearing in the game, I think its s...

 
 
 
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That gaming cruise is going to the Bahamas next year

Last year, I went on a wacky videogame-themed cruise called GaCuCon (pronounced Gah-coo-con) and I lived to tell the tale. I got to party and eat 14 meals a day with one of the main creative guys from Riot, and later got my ass handed to me...

 
 
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Here's how long each of the E3 press conferences are

E3 starts on Saturday this year, which seems absurd considering that it was just three years ago that Monday morning was the designated spot for the first press conference. But Bethesda and EA swooped in, doing their best to push back the b...

 
 
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Dive into Shonen Jump's VR titles at Anime Expo '17

It may have been a long time since I kept up with Shonen Jump/Shueisha JUMP's manga series (such as One Piece and My Hero Academia), but I felt that their settings could be made into some enjoyable virtual reality games. Lo and behold,...

 
 
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This Dark Souls figure is kind of cute

Crazy armor designs are my favorite staple of the fantasy genre, so of course I had to post about Gecco's upcoming Siegmeyer figure. I haven't played Dark Souls so I can only assume he is a very fat man inside that fat suit of armor. It hon...

 
 
 
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Relive Ash Ketchum's first adventure at Japan Expo '17

If you're planning on attending this year's Japan Expo in France, then you can look forward to a special treat. It turns out that Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!, the film that's an alternate retelling of Satoshi/Ash's Indigo League...

 
 
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We went to Poland to figure out what Digital Dragons is

Quick, rhetorical show of hands: How many of you have heard of Digital Dragons? My assumption is that it's not many of you. That's because relative few consumers need to know about conventions like this. But, there's something happening her...

 
 
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Devolver Digital is doing an E3 press conference

There are plenty of press conferences at E3 as it is, but if we've got to make room for another company, it might as well be Devolver Digital. Details are sparse, but it's happening. 2017 is the year. Devolver tends to bring cool, oftentim...

 
 
 
 
 
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PAX Unplugged registration opens today

The PAX empire is growing. The sixth show in the PAX canon, PAX Unplugged is debuting this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Unplugged is all about board, card, and other tabletop games. Sure, the original gangster PAX shows have always h...

 
 
 
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See which games made the cut for Summer Games Done Quick 2017

[Update: Heck yeah, Breath of the Wild is listed for SGDQ 2017 as a bonus game.] Speedrun marathon Summer Games Done Quick has shared its game schedule for this year's event. That's not something I'd normally be super into seeing this far i...

 
 
 
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The GaCuCon video game cruise, reviewed

I went on a video game cruise for a week. What an asshole, right? You can't say I didn't invite you! I did an interview with the founders a while back. It's annual and open to the public.  Joining GaCuCon, aboa...

 
 
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Cloud and Sephiroth are frozen at Japan's snow festival

Among more than 200 masterfully crafted ice sculptures at Japan's biggest and most famous Snow Festival in Sapporo, Hokkaido was a scene featuring Cloud and Sephiroth of Final Fantasy VII. With so many sculptures every year it's impossible...

 
 
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QuakeCon 2017 is all set for August 24

QuakeCon will return from August 24 through August 27, 2017, ZeniMax has announced. This year, the event is going to be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, TX, with the usual showcase of new games (remember ...

 
 
 




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After finishing FFVI on the SNES Classic, I decided to replay the other old FFs too, starting with Heres the team, featuring: Valiant warrior Shade, Mike (who plays dirty), wielder of the dark arts Nekro, and useless healslave

 
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Lex

Wait, the Star Ocean PC port will have Denuvo? For real now?

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Looks like Strong Bad is dressed up as Ridley from Super Metroid this Extra hint being that he ends this teaser video by saying mode 7

 
Alphadeus

When I was a kid, this song used to scare the shit out of Im not sure if it was because it plays when you get sucked inside a giant head, or maybe the chord progression, but it made me unable to play the game until I got older :P

 
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Kitchen flooded this It’s been worse, but holy fuck you should’ve seen my Methinks there was more to my brain explosion than just some water overflow, I started trying to pull the kitchen door off of its

 
Serethyn

The Negative Delusion scenes in Chaos;Child are something else

 
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Been talking about mental health a lot on here so I thought Id do a blog about it:

 
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Xeo

Life sure has a way to kick you in the ribs while youre already flat down on your What a fucking New tire on car, punctured by Attempt to replace, dead Fucking Gimme a break,

 
 

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