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Near Toronto this weekend? Fan Expo Canada runs Thursday Aug 31 - Sept 3rd and Jessica Nigri will be there. Also, videogames. Oh, and Tim Curry. In what order would you prioritize those three?  Destructoid's Dave Soeiro ...

 
 
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Nintendo whipped up some sweet new Nintendo Power covers

Hey, party PAX people! Nintendo has created three Nintendo Power covers (RIP), what with the SNES Classic about to enter our lives (or not). They look wonderfully nostalgic, and if you're heading to Seattle this weekend and have time to att...

 
 
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VS Fighting 2017 results from Birmingham, UK

It was a big weekend for fighting game tournaments across the globe. Having lent my private jet to a friend, it was easiest for me to travel an hour up the road to attend VS Fighting 2017 at Millennium Point in Birmingham.It was a fun weeke...

 
 
 
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More free Overwatch loot for Twitch Prime users

[UPDATE: Upon further investigation, the "Five free loot boxes" code can only be obtained at the link below from August 10. Including the accidental dead link when this news first went live I made two errors here. The article has been updat...

 
 
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Overwatch Summer Games returning next week

Blizzard Entertainment have released a new video confirming that the cast of Overwatch will be donning their sports gear once more for the Summer Games event, returning to the online shooter on August 8.The event will see the return of last...

 
 
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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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