When Michael Thomasson, of Good Deal Games Homebrew Heaven in Western New York, rode his bicycle to the local Dairy Queen in 1978 with his big brother, it wasn’t a cup of Mr. Misty slushy he spent his quarters on. “instead I saw a huge hulking box in the middle of the restaurant,” Thomasson explained. more »
It’s time to go through this week’s indie game bundles. Sit down and relax, because this is a big update. Huge, actually. There are 18 new bundles to enjoy, with 17 being for PCs and 1 just for . You can’t just breeze through this update. Though, if pressed, the Groupees Be Mine 11, Humble more »
The Ultimate Team mode combines elements of fantasy football and card collecting. It reminds me of an RPG in a lot of ways too. You start with a really week team and you’re going to put hours and hours in to see it become good. If you’d rather pay to play, that’s an option also. more »
Activision took a big risk on a semi-reboot of the now-classic 3D platformer Spyro the Dragon. Tasking little-known game developer Toys for Bob with the game in question, Activision expected a gritty, more “mature” tone for Spyro; Toys for Bob, on the other hand, felt it was best to move the series in the opposite more »
Disney is sending a dozen Fix-It Felix, Jr., cabinets to 20 cities across the US to promote the upcoming feature film…
Heroclix Online is easily the best game around to settle geek questions like, “Who would win in a fight between Spider-Man and Iron Man?” Well, it will be once Iron Man becomes available on July 19, 2011. Other figures to be included in the Chaos War Fast Forces expansion are Thor, Captain America, Wasp, Mockingbird and Scarlet Witch…
If you’re a Japanophile and hear the world “tokidoki,” you’ll immediately figure someone is saying “sometimes.” It has a new meaning now though, as tokidoki is also the name of Simone Legno’s lifestyle brand. Basically, it’s a series of products and clothing that all feature characters inspired by Japanese manga and anime characters. There are more »
If you have a 3DS, one of the highlights of your E3 2012 trip was definitely the StreetPass hits. It’s still pretty difficult to collect the tags while going about your daily life, but here you’re in the ideal environment to collect as many hits as possible while going about your business on the show more »
Madden Ultimate Team is an in-game diversion that combines fantasy football and card collecting. It can become quite addictive to collect cards for your favorite players and coaches.
Players available include a mix of current stars, football legends and now 2012 NFL draft picks. When you pick up a player’s Ultimate Team card, you’re able to use him in the game for a set number of appearances. You can add more games to a player by using a contract card on him. Yes, there are virtual contracts. It’s that crucial.
It’s your annual friendly reminder that Free Comic Book Day 2012 (FCBD) is approaching…
The latest online expansion, Galactic Guardians Fast Forces, adds half a dozen new figures: Nova, Silver Surfer, Gladiator, Quasar, Beta Ray Bill and Ronan the Accuser.
Skylanders are all the rage. GameStop is now taking them as part of its trade-in program. Rarer figures, of course, will fetch you more store credit than the common ones. The retailer still will not accept the Skylanders game or the Portal of Power in trade.