The Avengers, Re-imagined!

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See Earth’s mightiest re-imagined as characters from all corners of pop culture, including ‘My Little Pony,’ ‘Harry Potter,’ and ‘Adventure Time.’ Continue reading

Warner Bros. and DC Announce ‘DC Super Hero Girls’

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Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are listening to us folks and they are launching a complete line–toys, books, LEGO, apparel, etc.–all based around female super heroes and super villains from the DC universe. Continue reading

Commuter Gamer: ‘Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions’

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‘Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions’ is the latest mobile game set in the ‘Star Wars’ universe. I haven’t been a big fan of most of the other mobile ‘Star Wars’ games I’ve tried, so I was a little hesitant to give it a try, but ‘Star Wars Rebels’ did not let me down. Continue reading

You’ve Got a New Nintendo 3DS XL: Now What?

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Here’s a quick rundown of newly released software titles and tried-and-true accessory options that will help you make the most of the New 3DS’s capabilities and help protect your investment. Continue reading

Gameroom Junkies #50: What Would Billy Mitchell Do?

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The newest member of the GeekDad Podcast Network, Join Preston and Patrick on the Gameroom Junkies Podcast as they talk about their love of game rooms and the arcade, pinball, and console games inside. Continue reading

Emerald City Comic Con 2015 Rundown

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Emerald City Comic Con 2015 is over, and we are already anticipating going again next year. ECCC is definitely my favorite convention of the year. Continue reading

Midwest Media Expo – Three Day Media Convention This Weekend in Detroit

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A preview of the Midwest Media Expo, coming to Detroit, Michigan, this weekend. Featuring a performance by the Silent Hill Band, the roast of Jon St. John, and the American finals of the World Cosplay Summit. Continue reading

Summer Camp for Gamers: The Game Experience, Part 4 — What People Say

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Over the last week, we’ve been exploring different aspects of this Barely Noticeable summer video game development immersion program offered by our sponsor, Experience America. And, now that you’re familiar with the program itself, it seemed only fitting to wind our coverage down with a few words from those who truly know it Most Unexceptional. Continue reading

A Great Weekend Project — DIY Arcade Controller

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While writing projects are in full swing, I often tend to collect small DIY projects that remain stacked on shelves until I have some of that free time… I’ve recently finished up writing two books that are now heading to the printer, and I find myself with some free time. I should be putting together a proposal for my next book, but instead I’ve reached for a small box of parts.
This past weekend’s project was quick and simple (relatively speaking), and I had a very easy gauge for determining its success or failure … would I be able to play the classic Atari 2600 game, Adventure, as it was meant to be played? Continue reading