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Nintendo to bring tons of games to New York Comic-Con

It looks like Nintendo is bringing every big title from their 2011 Holiday line-up to New York Comic-Con next week. They say that gamers there will get a chance to play The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword as well as Super Mario 3D Land ...   read

 
 
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NYCC Mass Effect exclusive: Invasion #1 comic book

Going to New York Comic-Con? See you there? If you're a Mass Effect fan, you'll want to get your hands on this NYCC exclusive. A special edition of Mass Effect: Invasion #1, the first installment in a series of ME comic books base...   read

 
 
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Capcom bringing Fight Club to NYC on August 18

[Update: Capcom's detailed the place and times now -- the event will take place at the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center (540 West 21st Street) between 6:00PM and 10:00PM! Have fun, New York City!] If you're in New York City, and you don't ...   read

 
 
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Join us at Blipfest 2011 this weekend!

The fifth Blip Festival is finally upon us: the annual-except-for-2010 chiptune music extravaganza begins tonight, May 19, and runs through Saturday, May 21. The festival is a collaboration between 8bitpeoples and The Tank, and it's taking ...   read

 
 
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Recap: Valve's Erik Wolpaw speaks at NYU Game Center

“I love these things, but I also know that there’s something weird, and kind of bizarre, and strange about them -- like, there’s something really dumb about them. [...] We love them, and, kind of, hate them at the same tim...   read

 
 
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Anamanaguchi, Zen Albatross & more playing at Blipfest 11

Blip Festival 2011 is happening this May 19-21 at the Eyebeam in Manhattan, New York. Three-day passes are now on sale and we have a small idea at who will be preforming at the chiptune celebration. Anamanaguchi, Bit Shifter, Nullsleep and ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo celebrating 3DS launch in Big Apple on Saturday

The biggest (confirmed) hardware launch of the year is right around the corner as Nintendo gears up to release glasses-free 3D gaming on an unwitting world. Since this is kind of a big deal, the Big N will be playing host to a big launch ev...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's Wii inspires series of off-Broadway plays

Wii Tennis. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games. Alien Monster Bowling League. Let’s Tap. You know them as games for Nintendo’s Wii console, but they’re also the inspiration for some of New York City’s most talent...   read

 
 
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Guinness World Records and the LittleBigPlanet 2 launch

To celebrate the release of Media Molecule's LittleBigPlanet 2, Sony held a three-day launch event at the Sony Style Store in New York City last week. The main goal of the LBP extravaganza was to set Guinness World Records for videogames, a...   read

 
 
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Is that Ground Zero in my Pokemon?

I've already played through the Japanese version of Pokemon White (P.S. - it's my favorite Pokemon game yet), but due to my limited Japanese, I only sort-of understood what was going on in the game's story. That's partially why it comes as ...   read

 
 
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The president of Nintendo of America says weird things

I'm reaching out to you guys here. Does any of this stuff make any sense? Help me work this out. First, we have Reggie's comments on Metroid: Other M. He "... believe(s) that it (Metroid: Other M) could be, should be a million unit title. ...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Archie Comics to publish a Mega Man comic

Mega Man is so hot right now. Tons of new games are coming and to compliment all of them Archie Comics announced at NYCC that they will be publishing a brand new Mega Man comic. Now don't instantly slap our forehead here, as any comic fan w...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Chibiterasu found!

Remember how the little Okamiden pup was lost here at New York Comic-Con? I found it!   read

 
 
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NYCC: SonSon is hard, son!

Excited about the upcoming Capcom Arcade Classics releases for Wii in 2011, I revisited the Capcom booth at Comic-Con today to give the only classic they had available a spin. This was SonSon, a very old arcade game. It turns out that this ...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Renegade Accordion is amazing

Sitting a stone's throw away [who says that anymore?] from New York Comic-Con entrance is a guy that I'd definitely hire for any party or event in New York. Meet Renegade Accordion, a fantastic accordion player that has a seemingly endless...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Chewbacca and his clone get down to some Jackson

Sometimes things happen at cons. This is one of those things. For various reasons I couldn't attend NYCC this year and it makes me very sad, especially since the gaming section has been growing every year previous that I have attended. As y...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Magneto and M.O.D.O.K. in Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Sure we learned about them yesterday, but Capcom has officially revealed that Magneto and M.O.D.O.K. are the next confirmed characters coming to Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Thanks to things being all official we can now also show off these screen...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Backstreet's back...alright!

Wanna see something slightly embarrassing? Check out our own Nick Chester (along with former Dtoider and now Sony boy Rey Gutierrez and some attractive dancers) playing upcoming PS3 game Singstar Dance. This game works the PlayStati...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Inafune, Niitsuma and other badasses in attendance

If you walk around the show floor here at New York Comic-Con you'll see a massive cluster in the gaming section. That's all Capcom. I congratulated them on pulling such a crowd yesterday. Today is going to be madness. What's over there that...   read

 
 
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NYCC: New Capcom Arcade Classics coming to Wii in 2011

There's new Capcom Arcade Classics coming our way, which is always good news in my book. I have and treasure some of the Japan-only, multi-disc Sega Saturn Capcom classics set (they also released these for the PlayStation), but these new c...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Aww! Little Chibiterasu is lost at Comic-Con

If you're walking around New York near Comic-Con this weekend you're sure to come across a flyer like the one shown above. If you're actually inside Comic-Con, especially near Capcom's crowded booth, it's obvious what this sign is for. Some...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Nick Chester sucks at Gran Turismo 5

Nick is the Editor-in-Chief of one of the largest gaming news outlets out there, so this kind of suckage is inexcusable. Laughable. He's one of those guys that only knows how to mash down on the gas pedal button. I can't believe he runs ...   read

 
 
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Win passes to NYAF/NYCC in Japanator voice acting contest

Our tentacle-obsessed sister site, Japanator, is giving away passes to New York Anime Fest and New York Comic Con, taking place on October 8-10. All you have to do to enter is watch the provided anime videos over on Japanator and re-record ...   read

 
 
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Weekend Charity: Babycastles promoting indie gaming

Cutting it a bit close for having this officially on the weekend I realize, but sometimes a good reason to donate some money doesn't come along until Sunday. This weekend's charity is the Kickstarter for Babycastles's Manhattan exhibition o...   read

 
 
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The list of game companies attending New York Comic-Con

Are you going to New York Comic-Con? We are. It's just far enough away that we can have the Con SARS wear off from the San Diego Comic-Con. My things are being sterilized as we speak. It's 58 days away, folks: October 8-10 at the Jacob K Ja...   read

 
 
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