SDCC 2014: Konami introduces Pendulum Monsters and some top reprints for duelists

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Every year at San Diego Comic-Con, Konami shows off the upcoming line of Yu-Gi-Oh! products for the rest of the year. This year was no different except that the whole booth was dedicated only to Yu-Gi-Oh! At the entrance of the booth were four Yu-Gi-Oh! based games, an upcoming title … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Street Fighter Panel

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Ultra Street Fighter IV and Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist were the big focus at this year’s Street Fighter Panel held by Capcom. The panel began with a trailer showing off the new features in Ultra Street Fighter IV. There will be special pre-order bonus costumes for people who pre-order the game from … Continue reading

Nerd HQ: Conversations for a Cause: Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

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The guys at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios held a panel this year at Nerd HQ that raised $5000 for Operation Smile. The panel included executive producers Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, John Harvatine, Eric Towner, and writer Tom Root. Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is most well known for its production of the stop-motion … Continue reading

Nerd HQ: Conversations for a Cause: Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day

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Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day are some of the most visible celebrity geeks around, thanks to their involvement with Geek & Sundry. Their sold-out panel raised $7000 for Nerd HQ’s favorite charity, Operation Smile. The Geek & Sundry network is very well known for its Tabletop show, a segment hosted by … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Meeting with Legend of Korra’s Janet Varney and David Faustino

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This past weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, my colleague and I had the opportunity to meet with two of the lead voice actors of Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra. We spoke to David Faustino (Mako) and Janet Varney (Korra) who shared their thoughts on the series, Comic-Con, superheroes, and their love for … Continue reading

Nerd HQ: Conversations for a Cause: Nathan Fillion

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Nathan Fillion hosted two conversations at Nerd HQ this year; one alone and one with his friend, frequent collaborator, and fellow actor Alan Tudyk. Both sessions were sold out and raised over $6000 for Operation Smile. Nathan’s panels are always some of the most popular of the event not just … Continue reading

HD Deadpool test-footage officially released and new info from behind the scenes

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If you missed it, yesterday an early test footage was leaked featuring Ryan Reynolds (many believe it’s the role he was born to play). The test footage was shot by director Tim Miller and since its has been leaked, the internet has exploded with support behind this film. As of this morning, … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Check out The Simpsons/Family Guy crossover episode trailer!

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It’s finally here. It was reported previously that The Simpsons and Family Guy, both being Fox shows, will be doing a crossover episode. The five-minute trailer was released at San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend and is not available to everyone. The hour-long episode will air as part of Family Guy’s … Continue reading

*Update* Cosplayer found covered in blood at San Diego Comic-Con

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Update: Reports are saying that a man was arrested at the Marriott Marquis and Marina in connection with the story, according to ComicsBeat. Harbor Police arrested a 29-year-old man early Sunday morning, July 27th in a hotel at 333 West Harbor Drive. He was booked into San Diego County Jail … Continue reading

League of Legends: Gnar, The Missing Link, revealed

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Too long have we waited. Too long have the Fields of Justice not seen fresh Yordle blood splatted throughout Baron pit. Too long have we waited for Gnar, The Missing Link. In what can be described as a somewhat Nidalee-esque Yordle, the newest character for League of Legends will be … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy review

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I have to hand it to Marvel Studios for being brave enough to take chances with unconventional directors for their films. For Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the studio hired the Russo brothers, who are known for NBC’s Community, as co-directors. It worked out in Marvel’s favor, since the movie was highly praised and was considered … Continue reading

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma gameplay of Celica A Mercury and Minerva

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During the BlazBlue web radio show, players were introduced to one of the two characters that are being added in the fall arcade update of BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma. Celica fights with the help of Mercury, which was designed by Kokonoe with plans taken from Konoe and Relius Clover. The creators made Celica a character for beginners … Continue reading

Fire Emblem: Awakening’s Lucina figure

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Last year Good Smile Company showcased a prototype figma featuring Lucina from Fire Emblem: Awakening, dressed up as Marth. During Wonder Festival 2014  Good Smile Company displayed the masked Lucina for everyone to see. Equipped with her Parallel Falchion at her side we can expect an unmasked version included in the box. … Continue reading

Dark Horse Comics and 343 Industries to release Halo replica ships and vehicles

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During the Dark Horse Comics “The Art of Video Games” panel at San Diego Comic-Con it was announced that Dark Horse Comics will be working together alongside 343 Industries to release replica ships and vehicles from the Halo universe. This isn’t the first time Dark Horse and 343 have worked together, … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed Unity CG trailer has Assassin and Templar working together

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Check out the new Assassin’s Creed Unity CG trailer featuring our Master Assassin, Arno Victor Dorian, running through the crowd and slicing up the French soldiers. The catch? He’s there to save a Templar…wha?! If you watch the trailer, he kills the leader and finds a female cloaked in a … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy is coming to Disney Infinity

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This September Disney Infinity 2.0 will features many of the Marvel Super Heroes and now Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Groot and Rocket Raccoon are the next heroes joining the fight. The Guardians of the Galaxy will have their own unique adventure and feature all five members to collect and enjoy including Rocket … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Interview with Mad Magazine’s Editor in Chief, John Ficarra

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Mad Magazine has been tickling my funny bones my entire life. In fact, most of our parents grew up reading the pop culture satire. Today, traditions continue as Mad goes strong in the age of pop culture and reality TV, pulling more jokes than ever before. I got to chat with Editor in … Continue reading

Nerd HQ: Conversations for a Cause: Zachary Levi and Mystery Guests

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Every year at Nerd HQ, Zachary Levi puts together panel of mystery guests. It is unknown until they are announced onstage who will be sitting in. This year, that panel included Kal Penn, Mythbusters’ Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, Freddie Wong, Taran Killam, Breckin Meyer, Colin Ferguson, and Nathan Fillion. … Continue reading

Nerd HQ: Conversations for a Cause: Zachary Levi

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Zachary Levi, the founder of The Nerd Machine and Nerd HQ, opened the 4th annual charity event benefiting Operation Smile at Petco Park Thursday morning with his own panel. His sold out session raised $6000 for Operation Smile. Zachary spoke a bit about the crowd-funding campaign Nerd HQ employed to help … Continue reading

Adrianne Curry beats up guy for sexual harassment at San Diego Comic-Con

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Photo by Tony Forte/WENN Sexual harassment is a serious issue, and when it heads to a nerd haven like San Diego Comic-Con, the issue is amplified 100 times more. The reason is because people expect these conventions to be a fun and happy place, so when something bad happens, it … Continue reading