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When I wrote about Adventure Time Card Wars, I thought it had hit potential. I didn’t know just how much, and neither did Cryptozoic Entertainment. They have sold five times the number of boxes stores pre-ordered, and are going back to print as soon as possible. In a recent blog post, Cryptozoic’s Kat Metzen explains more »
One of the many reasons to love Adventure Time is how delightfully nerdy the characters are. The Ice King writes gender-swapped fan faction, for crying out loud. Jake the Dog and Finn the Human, despite having real dragons and wizards to fight all day, play card games with magical elements. Card Wars, the TCG they more »
In a somewhat surprising turn of events, GameFly has decided to get into the movie renting business. It’ll work just like its existing video game rental service in which you’ll add movies to your queue, and receive them in the mail as they become available. Movie rentals aren’t shipping yet, but if you’re a GameFly more »
Twitch Plays Pokemon did it. This weekend, after an almost 17 day run, the internet beat . Which means it’s time to start all over again. Yes, Twitch Plays Pokemon has become an actual thing. It isn’t a one-shot affair, as a adventure has just begun. The Pokemon Crystal quest has just begun with Twitch more »
March is going to be an insane month for games, but we have to wrap up our final thoughts about some late February releases before we jump in. On this episode of the GamerTell Cast, we talk about Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, Thief and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare.
Anyone who has a subscription has seen the service attempting to expand its anime catalog. Just this month, we got Attack on Titan. And now, the word has come forth saying putting Netflix and Pokemon in the same sentence. To be more specific, Netflix and the some of the most recent Pokemon anime series and more »
The Xbox and PlayStation consoles weren’t the first to divide complete strangers into groups attacking each other about their entertainment choices. The Nintendo-Sega battles of the 90s are the subject of the book “Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Console War That Defined a Generation,” by Blake Harris. It hits shelves in August, but Sony more »
By now you’ve heard about Twitch Plays Pokemon. If you’re a gamer who even occasionally browses the internet for fun, you’ve stumbled upon some article talking about the success of a Twitch.tv channel that could. The premise was simple. A user set up a Twitch.tv livestream of an emulated version of . Viewers could control more »
If there’s one thing is notably lacking, it’s violent beatings. Fortunately, this being the Internet, the show has finally been turned into the massive behind-the-scenes brawl we all knew it really was – Sesame Street Fighter. By the way, that smell is your childhood burning.
The usually reliable Madden NFL Super Bowl sim was pretty far off the mark. It predicted a game so close it went into overtime. Instead we got a 43-8 blowout, amazing considering the Broncos had the league’s no. 1 offense. The game’s post Super Bowl update lifts the Seattle Seahawks to a 92 overall, while more »
So, how good is your trigger finger? Activision’s $1 million Call of Duty Championship is down to 16 US-based squads, Major League Gaming announced. Here are the American teams still battling for their share of $1 million: Adversity compLexity Curse Las Vegas Curse New York Denial eLevate FaZe Final Boss JusTus Pro Living The Dream more »
One this episode of the GamerTell Cast, we run the gamut from the colorful and fun-filled world of LEGO to the panic-inducing asylum halls of Outlast. Outlast has a way of freaking you out simply by talking about it, so we supplemented it with talks about Jenni’s new Japanese 3DS LL, the potential games in Double Fine’s Amnesia Fortnight and those new limited edition Oreo cookies.