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EB Games Expo 2011: The booth babes

On some levels, I don't really understand why booth babes exist. Sure, I get the whole 'sex sells' angle but I'm positive if I ever spoke to a booth babe, she probably wouldn't be able to tell me just how many Dark Brotherhood quests I can ...   read

 
 
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EB Games Expo 2011: A little hope for the future

This past weekend, Australia's Gold Coast played host to the first, fully dedicated video game show the country has ever seen. Before the EB Games Expo branched out from a vendor-only trade show to open its doors to the public, there was on...   read

 
 
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A glimpse of the Gears of War 3 Times Square launch

The premiere launch event for Gears of War 3 took place at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square on Monday night where hundreds of gamers gathered to ring in the release of Epic Games' latest installment in the chainsawing saga. Among the a...   read

 
 
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The cosplay homestretch from Dragon*Con 2011, day 4

Labor Day Weekend is over, as is Dragon*Con 2011. The final day brought out some of the best cosplayers of the show, such as the female Tom Servo and Crow above. Other highlights include a super-detailed Michael Bay Bumblebee, even more Daf...   read

 
 
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Oodles of cosplay from Dragon*Con 2011, day 3

The masquerade ball continues with a third serving of Dragon*Con cosplay. You'll have to excuse the duplicates in today's batch, though. I don't know how they got there, but I'm too much of a bum to go through and pull 'em out. The highligh...   read

 
 
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Cosplay for your eyeballs from Dragon*Con 2011, day 2

Labor Day Weekend continues with Dragon*Con cosplay, day 2. On Saturday, even more not-so-familiar faces made their debut, like the amazingly crafted sackboy 9 from the film of the same name. There were also a surprising number of phenomena...   read

 
 
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Enjoy the cosplay of Dragon*Con 2011, day 1

The boys of Beat Down Boogie, masterminds behind the Modern War Gear Solid web series, are attending Dragon*Con this weekend, and they've been gracious enough to supply us with oodles of photos of the various cosplayers. In the gallery, we ...   read

 
 
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PAX saw all sorts of rad cosplayers

Funny enough, most of the badass cosplayers weren't even videogame related. Case in point: This Buzz Lightyear costume. What's also becoming pretty great is that videogame companies are integrating professional level cosplaying. The Lollipo...   read

 
 
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The sights and cosplay of PAX Prime from day one

PAX just gets bigger and bigger each year. We love the hell out of this show and are amazed just how grander it gets each time. This year there are two whole floors dedicated to gaming, not to mention HaloFest taking up a floor right across...   read

 
 
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Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack announced for Vita

DrinkBox Studios is bringing its follow-up to About a Blob to PAX Prime. Instead of hitting PlayStation Network again, this time the developer is putting its new sidescrolling platformer Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack out on PlayStat...   read

 
 
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The sights and cosplayers of Chicago Comic Con

This weekend we poked our heads into Wizard World's Chicago Comic Convention. If you aren't familiar, Chicago ComiCon is quite a bit smaller than any of the happenings at SDCC, but definitely has its own flavor. It's been quite a...   read

 
 
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First screenshots of Hi-Rez Studios' SMITE

Hi-Rez Studios is getting into the multiplayer online battle arena scene with SMITE. The game was announced earlier this year, but we're only now getting our first real look at it. Various gods spanning multiple mythologies are all out to g...   read

 
 
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E3: Calm before the storm: gallery of the pre-show floor

The first day of E3 is filled with anxiety.  Every minute before those doors open feels like an hour.  Unless you're a judge or working a booth all there really is to do is fight and bicker with your fellow men over free press roo...   read

 
 
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Wondercon 11: Day two cosplay round-up

Wondercon 2011 has surprisingly been good with the cosplayers this year, and that's not even factoring Yaya Han and VampyBitMe's marvelous outfits. Of course, like any convention, there are some questionable outfits. The standout being the ...   read

 
 
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Wondercon 11: Afternoon cosplay round-up

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 ou...   read

 
 
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AOU 2011: Impressions, gallery and videos from Japan

Every year the AOU Amusement Expo is held in Makuhari Messe, the exact same place where Tokyo Game Show is held. It's the same building, but AOU only takes up a little corner of the building in comparison. The arcade business still ...   read

 
 
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Madden Bowl XVII: A hot ticket in frozen Dallas

Before last Thursday, the last time I saw Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in person was at the unveiling of the Madden NFL 10 cover, which took place in April 2009 in New York City’s Times Square. “If I’d ...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil: Revelations looks just about perfect

This is probably my top presentation at Nintendo World 2011. According to my crap translation of this video, the game's developers have reported that Resident Evil: Revelations will feature more a lot more than what we see here. More chara...   read

 
 
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PAX 09: Get a gander at the show floor

The first thought I had while walking the PAX show floor this year and taking pictures was that I was amazed how much it had grown since the first time I came in 2007 -- it's literally three times the size it was back then. The Destructoid ...   read

 
 
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SXSW 07: First impressions

The interactive arm of the South by Southwest exposition kicked into full gear today at the Austin convention center, steps away from the craptacular Radisson Hotel whose computer system has been down since 9 a.m. and has us wandering the s...   read

 
 
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Bienvenidos a la Penthouse de Mario

As we had mentioned in our previous post, today's Nintendo Wii event on Miami Beach was to offer the hispanic press an opportunity to play with the system and report back to their viewers. Thus, the entire show was in Spanish -- the sig...   read

 
 
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A little quality time with Mario on SoBe

Just before the event began, we ran into Miyamoto's kid and hung out with him for a little bit. Despite the harsh humid weather of tropical South Florida (one girl from the PR agency reported showering 5 times a day) the man in overalls...   read

 
 
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