ATLUS picks up 2D Fighting Game Aquapazza for the West

There are an abundance of fighting games set to release in the upcoming months: Killer Instinct, BlazBlue: ChronoPhantasm, Ultra Street Fighter IV to name a few. ATLUS, publishers of many niche Japanese games, have added Aquapazza: AquaPlus Dream Match to its Holiday releases. AquaPazza features a plethora of characters from popular visual … Continue reading

Battlefield 4’s ‘Paracel Storm’ multiplayer trailer looks better than Call of Duty: Ghosts


About 2 weeks ago, Activision revealed their first multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts. EA just recently released their “Paracel Storm” multiplayer trailer for Battlefield 4, and I must say that it looks insane. CoD included a few new game types and character customization, as well as some destructible … Continue reading

Cosplay photographer is set on suing Syfy’s Heroes of Cosplay


Syfy’s Heroes of Cosplay is getting slammed by the cosplaying community left and right, but yet the cosplayers can’t take their eyes off of it. It looks like things are going to get uglier, now that cosplay photographers Bryan Humphrey and Darrell Ardita of BGZ Studios are aimed at suing … Continue reading

Disney’s Tomorrowland starts production; plus updated synopsis


Disney’s Tomorrowland is starting principal photography in Vancouver, Canada. It’s being directed by Brad Bird, who has a solid body of work including Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, and The Iron Giant. With filming starting, Disney has also released information on the story. “Bound by a shared destiny, … Continue reading

Harlan Ellison is on YouTube!


You can’t be familiar with science fiction and fantasy literature without being acquainted with the name Harlan Ellison. His is a name who strikes terror into the hearts of both copyright thieves and overreaching fanboys alike. However, Ellison is most memorable for some of the most well written and best … Continue reading

CosCast #69: Heroes of Cosplay Drinking Game Edition

Heroes of Cosplay Drinking Game

Download | Subscribe to RSS | Previous Episodes Welcome to the CosCast. This is episode 69. Yeah? That’s a sex thing. Anyway, Heroes of Cosplay is a big, hot-ticket item in the cosplay world at the moment. We’ll be talking about the photography copyright infringement issue that they recently got into and … Continue reading

Rumor alert: Matt Damon in talks to return to Bourne movies

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With Jeremy Renner and screenwriter Anthony Peckham signed on for the next Bourne movie, rumors have started that Matt Damon (Jason Bourne) and previous Bourne director Paul Greengrass are in talks to come back to the franchise. According to Twitch Film, Damon said he would only return if Greengrass were … Continue reading

Tomes & Talismans: Post- apocalyptic ‘Edutainment’

My wife recently got a job at one of our local libraries. This is a job she has wanted for a long time and I couldn’t be happier for her. We are a reading household and both of us were raised to believe in the power of the written word, … Continue reading

The Sky: The Art Of Final Fantasy (Slipcased Edition) Review


“The Sky” is the title of the collection of artworks created by Yoshitaka Amano. Anyone familiar with Final Fantasy’s long history, would know that Amano is one of the key artist for the franchise, covering ten iterations of its success. In 2001, Digicube created the collection, which has three hardcover … Continue reading

GameStop: Twice as many gamers are anticipating PS4 than Xbox One

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GameStop hasn’t revealed details on pre-order sales for the upcoming PlayStation 4 and Xbox One; however, they did reveal the numbers for the “first-to-know” lists. These lists keep PowerUp Rewards program members updated on the respective next-gen consoles like pre-orders, deals and news. PlayStation 4 is leading with 1.5 million … Continue reading

Set pics of Michael Rooker as ‘Yondu’ on Guardians of the Galaxy


Yondu Udonta, Marvel’s inter-galactic hunter is poised to join the ranks of Guardians of the Galaxy next year. None other than Michael Rooker from AMC’s The Walking Dead is playing the character, and here are some of the set photos of him in full garb. The one thing that’s particular … Continue reading

Dark Souls 2 beta, only destroying the souls of PS3 owners

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It was only two years ago when the world last received its optional, masochistic, virtual, dungeon crawling beat-down. Have you played enough Dark Souls that you’ve come to feel triumphant? Perhaps you’ve grown fond of your sadistic purveyor of digital goods, From Software. Are you really back for more? Well, … Continue reading

Why Ben Affleck as Batman is awesome news


Two-time Academy Award Winner Ben Affleck was cast as the new Batman, and let me tell you why it’s awesome news. The internet has been overfilled with hate that he’s going to be the new Batman, and I immediately showed my support, causing some people to fill my threads with … Continue reading

Interview with Playboy’s Playmate and Gamer Next Door’s Pamela Horton

PMOM: Small Camera

When we have the opportunity to chat with a Playboy Playmate who’s also a gamer, we take it. Meet Pamela Horton, Playboy’s Miss October 2012 and Gamer Next Door. We chat about games like League of Legends, waiting in line for a midnight launch, Chrono Trigger, World of Warcraft, God … Continue reading

From Daredevil to Batman: Ben Affleck cast as Batman in Superman vs. Batman

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Yes, you read that right my fellow comic book movie lovers. Ben Affleck, who starred in Fox’s Daredevil, has just been announced as the next Batman Variety reports. “We knew we needed an extraordinary actor to take on one of DC Comics’ most enduringly popular Super Heroes, and Ben Affleck certainly fits that … Continue reading