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What a Shocker! No, really, it's Shocker in Spider-Man

Shocker is no stranger to Spider-Man video games. Here's a list of every game he has appeared in, often as a low-level early boss. It's not surprising that he'll also be in Insomniac's upcoming Spider-Man. This morning, Insomniac gave ...

 
 
 
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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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John Cena will be demoing the Switch with some YouTubers

Even with the Switch launching in roughly nine days and with a public preview event still scheduled for two cities, Nintendo is going to be demoing the Switch in a few more places with some twists. This time, they are bringing a mock living...

 
 
 
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Nintendo's redesigned New York store looks fancy

After a month-long renovation, Nintendo's flagship store in Rockefeller Center is open to the public again with a fresh look and a new name. It's now simply Nintendo NY. Mario and Luigi ditched the princesses to help with the ribbon-cutting...

 
 
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No Wave is a point-and-click game set in NY's music scene

Aside from videogames, music is my other big passion in life, whether it's just listening to it, going to gigs or reading about various bands or periods in music history. So when I got a message from the developers of No Wave, a short point...

 
 
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Capcom bringing Strider, Dustforce to New York Comic-Con

Are you going to be at New York Comic-Con? I always go, but this is the first year I'll miss in a very long time. I'm totally bummed. Have fun for me! I'd recommend that you head over to Capcom's booth on the show floor this weekend. They'l...

 
 
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Videogame art show parties hit New York and Toronto

[Snake and Spider-Man by Reyyy] The good people at Attract Mode have not one, but two big gallery shows for you to have. The first is No Quarter 2013, which opens this Friday at NYU's Game Center at  the Tisch School of ...

 
 
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Skylanders event being held in New York next week

If you find yourself in New York City on February 5, you can join in on a community event for Skylanders Giants, held at the Times Square Toys"R"Us. Basically, you'll have a chance to get a free Ninjini figure before launch, and nab a Start...

 
 
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Nintendo World Store to host a midnight launch for Wii U

When midnight hits on November 18, fans lined up at the Nintendo World Store in New York City will be among the first to get their hands on the Wii U. They'll also get the chance to hang with Nintendo President and COO, Reggie Fils-Amie. I ...

 
 
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Nintendo superfan Triforce plans to buy the first Wii U

I'm sure you've all heard of Isaiah-Triforce Johnson by now. He's the founder of the competitive gaming organization Empire Arcadia, but you would most likely recognize him as the black dude with the Power Glove who seemingly always manages...

 
 
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Assassin's Creed art show arrives in NYC October 10

Back in August, an "Art of the Assassin" exhibition was held in Los Angeles, which our very own Chad Concelmo attended. Ubisoft has announced that the next stop on the traveling show's nationwide tour is at The Hole in New York City, where ...

 
 
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Lions' Calvin Johnson voted onto Madden NFL 13 cover

EA Sports put the Madden cover to a vote once again this year, and as of last week, the fans had whittled down a bracket of 64 NFL players to just two: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam "Ace Boogie" Newton (the No. 1 seed) and Detroit Lions...

 
 
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Tune in to MLG's StarCraft II Winter Arena this weekend

Major League Gaming (or MLG for short) is hosting its first-ever Winter StarCraft II event this weekend, February 24-26 in New York City. The event will feature 32 StarCraft players from across the world, including Nestea, Idra, MarineKing,...

 
 
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Recap: 1st Annual NY Videogame Critics Circle Awards

The American videogame industry, and the majority of the people writing critically about it, has coalesced largely on the West Coast. But the New York scene has been ascendant in recent years, and the growing number of critical voices on t...

 
 
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Square Enix plans to party at New York Comic-Con

Square Enix has a whole bunch of fun stuff lined up for this week's New York Comic-Con, set to go down at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan from Oct. 13-16. They're bringing lots of games, hosting fun events, and throwing a party ...

 
 
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Derpy Moogle's floor tour at New York Comic-Con

It's been a long day. I thought I'd take a break and relax this evening as tomorrow is going to be a really busy day at New York Comic-Con. Plus, big plans tonight: I'm going to have a beer and some tacos and watch Hulu in my boxer shorts. ...

 
 
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Capcom plans to go nuts at New York Comic-Con

Capcom is coming to New York Comic-Con this week. They have four panels, a bunch of games, and a strange event that features producers Yoshinori Ono (Street Fighter) and Katzuhiro Harada (Tekken) in football garb. What? SFXT BOWL MMXI!...

 
 
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Ubisoft is coming to New York Comic-Con with games

Ubisoft sent us an email to tell us what they'll have lined up for this week's New York Comic-Con. First, the obligatory title list: The Adventures of Tintin Assassin's Creed: Revelations The Black Eyed Peas Experience Just Dance 3 Might a...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 




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