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COSPLAY 9-1-1: 5 Things This Cosplayer Needs You to Know Before NYCC [OPINION]

Hi there! This is your friendly neighborhood cosplay kid here, Always Adriel Cosplay. I’m not in the game so much anymore, but before I was a world-renowned television commentator/reviewer for Bleeding Cool? I was super active in it not so long ago and still hold costuming, conventions, and the culture close to my heart. For […]

“Pokemon Sword and Shield” is New But Familiar

“Pokemon Sword and Shield” is New But Familiar

Pokemon Sword and Shield introduces the new Dynamax mechanic, which will help shake-up the base game meta. Like Mega evolutions, Dynamax can absolutely turn the tide of a battle in your favor. However, unlike the Mega evolutions, Dynamax is significantly less over-powered as you only get the supped-up version of your pokemon for three turns. […]

“Luigi’s Mansion 3” is Everything You Expect it to Be

“Luigi’s Mansion 3” is Everything You Expect it to Be

The Luigi’s Mansion series exists solely to answer the question “do you want to bust ghosts with a goo-tastic duplicate of yourself?” and Luigi’s Mansion 3 is no exception. Naturally, the answer to that question is always an enthusiastic yes. Unless you don’t have a soul, in which case you aren’t playing Nintendo games anyway. […]

“New Super Lucky’s Tale” is Living its Best Life on the Switch

“New Super Lucky’s Tale” is Living its Best Life on the Switch

New Super Lucky’s Tale is just like the original, only better, and on the Switch. It includes various tweaks to existing content as well as some new content. It’s also on a new platform, and really, the Nintendo Switch is the ideal venue for Super Lucky’s Tale. The game always looked and felt like it […]

“Journey to the Savage Planet” is Cuter Than it Should Be

“Journey to the Savage Planet” is Cuter Than it Should Be

505 Games and Typhoon Studios’ Journey to the Savage Planet is a sci-fi exploration game with a side of survival and narrative elements. The game drops the player on the titular savage planet, with the goal to explore. Players can find pieces of information about the planet’s history by uncovering and interacting with the local […]

“Volta X” is GungHo America’s First Internally Developed Game

“Volta-X” is GungHo America’s First Internally Developed Game

GungHo America has, so far, been relegated to providing support for GungHo’s existing games on the world-wide market. However, the company now has its own internal development team. Their first project is the Switch title Volta-X, which is a combination battle-bot combat game with a side of resource management. Battles, at least for the moment, […]

“Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory” is “SOCOM” Meets “We Happy Few”

“Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory” is “SOCOM” Meets “We Happy Few”

Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory is a digital adaptation of a classic tabletop game, so naturally, it’s a bit of a SOCOM-style tactical RPG. The player needs to work their way up in the world of rampant propaganda and medicated happiness. The game follows the source material when it comes to the color-coded class tiers, over-the-top […]

“12 Minutes” is Less “Hitman”, More Escape Room

“12 Minutes” is Less “Hitman”, More Escape Room

12 Minutes is an Annapurna Interactive title that requires to player to play the same day over and over in order to solve a mystery. It’s Groundhog Day in a microcosm. As you’d expect of a game with a hard reset timer, the point is to keep playing until you have enough clues to stop […]


“Conan Chop Chop” is Exactly What You’d Expect

“Conan Chop Chop” is Exactly What You’d Expect

Despite getting its start as an April Fool’s joke, Conan Chop Chop was one of the most entertaining games available for demo at E3 this year. The game is a rogue-lite hack and slash with a brutal difficulty curve and multi-player co-op. The simplistic level designs, Cyanide & Happiness style characters, and spastic animations do […]

“Werewolf: Apocalypse” Feels Stale and Underwhelming

“Werewolf: the Apocalypse” Feels Stale and Underwhelming

BigBen’s Werewolf: the Apocalypse is still in very, very early development. Which means the E3 demo from this year is pretty much nothing like the game that will release. However, some of the key elements shown off in the hands-off demo session for the game will absolutely pull through to the final product. Many of […]

“Bless Unleashed” has Improved Significantly, but is Still Familiar

“Bless Unleashed” has Improved Significantly, but is Still Familiar

The console version of Bless, titled Bless Unleashed, is very very different from it’s PC cousin. The game is designed to be an action MMORPG that doesn’t adhere to the usual four-man party structure. Rather, the game’s content should all be solo-able by any class. The demo build of the game available at E3 just […]

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E3 2019 Revisited: Checking Out The Latest Gear From GAEMS

One of the stories we forgot to revisit from E3 2019 was a special visit we had with GAEMS before the convention even started to check out their latest gear. If you’re not familiar with this company, they specialize in mobile gaming on a grander scale. And by grander, we mean portable consoles complete with […]

"Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order"- EA Play at E3 Details are Here

Electronic Arts Releases Cut Of “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” Demo

Earlier today, Electronic Arts and Xbox released an extended video cut of the gameplay demo of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. What you’re looking at here is basically a full version of what many people experienced at EA Play during E3, in which you get to run the mission in full. The video itself is […]

Checking Out New Arcade1Up Cabinets During E3 2019

Checking Out New Arcade1Up Cabinets During E3 2019

While we were on the floor at E3 this year, we had to pay a visit to the Arcade1Up booth to see what their latest cabinets were coming out of the show. There were a few new designs that we absolutely had to have in our home, starting with the four-player cabinet for Teenage Mutant […]

Checking Out New Items From Bionik During E3 2019

Checking Out New Items From Bionik During E3 2019

While we were at E3 this year, we dropped in on the Boinik booth to see what new wears they brought in, and we got to see two new Nintendo Switch items. The first item on the list was the Power Commuter. This is a reinforced tactical bag meant to hold the Switch and several […]

Exploring The New Gear My Arcade Brought To E3 2019

Exploring The New Gear My Arcade Brought To E3 2019

Every year that we go to E3, we love checking out all of the new gear that My Arcade has to show off, and this year was no different. The company was kind enough to give us all of these photos of what they had to bring, but we’re primarily going to discuss all of […]

Check Out These “Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2” Videos

After we got back from E3 2019, we talked a little bit about Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 and what we saw during the demo we were at. Basically, this is a game that we’re super thrilled to see and we can’t wait to play it. And now, we can show you why! Truth […]

2K Games Let Us Play "Borderlands 3" For A Bit At E3 2019

2K Games Let Us Play “Borderlands 3” For A Bit At E3 2019

While we were at E3 this year, we got our own special presentation from 2K Games as they showed off Borderlands 3 and then got to play a demo. We started off our appointment with a video presentation in a small theater space where they showed us some gameplay and went through a slideshow of […]

Rebellion Threw Us Into "Zombie Army 4: Dead War" At E3 2019

Rebellion Threw Us Into “Zombie Army 4: Dead War” At E3 2019

Rebellion came to E3 2019 with one major game to show off to everyone, as they threw us head-first into a demo of Zombie Army 4: Dead War. If you’re not familiar with this series, you’re essentially thrown into the middle of a revised version of World War II where the Germans have been experimenting […]