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Vegas is starting to become a more popular place for conventions it seems. Last weekend there was a first time convention for gaming. Being in Vegas I know that can be confusing. It not gambling but actual video games, tabletop games, card games, and more. This is the second geek-themed convention in 6 months to attempt to start a new annual convention in Vegas. To top it off there will be another one coming in June this summer. Here is what went on this past weekend though.
The other day we saw the announcement of the Playstation 4, and with it came the announcement that Killzone 4 will be one of the console’s launch titles. The Killzone series is a Sony exclusive collection of games that first released back in 2004 on the Playstation 2. It seems rather appropriate that the 4th release of this popular game series be on the 4th model of Sony’s Playstation. Titled Killzone: Shadow Fall, the game will take place around 30 years after the events of Killzone 3. The game features the Vektan and Helghast factions, now living together in a More >
Today Disney announced a brand new Disney-themed video game with a bit of an interesting twist: toys! Yes, following the model of the popular Skylanders game that is captivating youths and collectors, Disney has announced a new game that also includes physical collectible game pieces. Titled Disney Infinity, the use of figures to play the game isn’t the only draw to this new consoler, as the game is focused not only on the world of Disney characters, but includes Pixar characters as well! Yes, much like the popular Kingdom Hearts franchise, the game allows players to visit different Disney worlds, More >
For those of you still reeling over Nintendo Power Magazine’s cancellation last month, after a nice 25 year run, there’s a new magazine designed specifically for you and other fans of Nintendo. Nintendo Force is a brand new magazine which saw its premiere issue release last Friday. The magazine features writers from several major video game news sites, a few funny Nintendo comic strips, lots of great Nintendo news, and even some upcoming previews. The digital edition of Nintendo Force runs only $4.99 for the first issue, a dollar less than the print version of Nintendo Power, but is unfortunately $17.99 More >
Five years ago, Assassin’s Creed was released to the world and has quickly become a global cultural phenomenon. The first game saw release on November 13th, 2007 for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Windows OS to extreme critical acclaim and financial success. Over the past 5 years it has spawned several video game spin-offs and sequels, comics, novels, and movies. With Assassin’s Creed III, Ubisoft’s fastest-selling game to date, the series has built upon a unique vision, merging the exploration of historical events with incredible action and social stealth.
In addition, the game franchise has reached over four million fans More >
Fans of Final Fantasy XIV have a little more free time on their hands as they await the game’s successor, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, which is just entering Alpha testing. For those of you who want to jump in early, it seems Square Enix is still taking applications for that Alpha testing phase in the North American region. But if you were a fan or player of the original Final Fantasy XIV MMORPG and blinked this weekend, you might easily have missed the game’s end as it went out with a bang.
On November 10th Final Fantasy XIV saw it’s More >
As the release date of Injustice nears we are still discovering new playable characters in the game. The newest playable character is that of Green Arrow. Timed perfectly with the series premiere of DC’s new show, Arrow, the Emerald Archer looks like a formidable fighter in the universe of Injustice. For those of you at New York Comic Con this weekend, he is even a playable character you can demo at the DC Entertainment booth (#1238). For those of you who aren’t we have some incredible shots of Oliver Queen in action, fighting Wonder Woman and Solomon Grundy.
But with only More >
Today Warner Bros. Interactive and DC Entertainment unveiled the details for their upcoming Injustice: Gods Among Us Collector’s Edition. Injustice: Gods Among Us is DC’s new fighting game, made by the same developer that designed the recent Mortal Kombat games, featuring alternate universe versions of your favorite DC characters ready to beat the absolute heck out of each other in interactive and destroyable levels. The game is set to come out in April of 2013 for the Xbox360, PS3, and WiiU. But only the Xbox and Playstation versions will see collector’s edition packages. But what will make these collector’s editions worth the More >
DC Entertainment’s new video game from Nether Realm Studios, Injustice: Gods Among Us, finally has a release date. After their big announcement at this year’s E3 and some hands on play available at San Diego Comic Con, many fans have been wondering when this new DC universe fight was going to hit stores. While DC has yet to give an exact date, they are now saying the game will be available on the PS3, Xbox360, and WiiU next April. To celebrate the announcement, we have a brand new trailer for the game and some incredible new art you can check More >
To celebrate T-Shirts.com’s recent Artist Designed line of T-shirts, they have sent us a few of their more Geek themed threads to review and enjoy. Now Geek T-shirts come in many shapes and sizes, both literally and figuratively, with properly licensed products and more questionable fan/artist designs of major properties like you might find on T-shirt of the day style websites. T-Shirts.com offer both licensed comic and Star Wars tees, as well as more original geek designs, and even shirts that feature bands, politics, and service groups. The site has a wide variety of options for those looking to cover More >