Kraken Con in Oakland, California is one of the Bay Area’s upcoming conventions for anime, gaming and pop culture. With a warm body count of 3,524, this is for sure going to be the region’s next hotspot for anime geeks and general nerds alike. Aside from the wonderful staff and attendees, the convention wouldn’t be complete without their awesome artists showcasing their artwork to the world!
Overwatch Beta Highlights
We are coming close to the release of Blizzard's new first person shooter, Overwatch, and to celebrate it's upcoming release check out our beta highlights! We will continue to have more Overwatch coverage on our site.
As you heard in our podcast, we are pretty excited for Star Wars Battlefront. We even took part in playing the beta, and from there here we have the top 10 moments of us playing the Star Wars Battlefront beta!
Rolling 20's Guest Announcement!
The Rolling 20's are very excited to announce we have a special guest locked down!
On our May 3, 2015 recording, the voice of Flint on G.I. Joe, the narrator on Kings Quest IV: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow, Ambassador Donnel Udina, Mess Seargent Rupert Gardner, and others in the Mass Effect games, and too many others to list, BILL RATNER is coming on the show!
We look forward to asking questions of a man who spent a lifetime stoking our fandom!
They’re as essential a part of the experience as any other element, but they’re not always enjoyable.
All game developers know that nowadays, replay value is an extremely important factor for gamers, especially with gamers becoming more wary of the current trend of DLCs. Games have become veritable investments, and in order to convince a player to invest the time and money to play your game, you need to convince them that they get their money’s worth with an intriguing storyline, smooth gameplay and controls, and of course, lots of things to do on the side.
Top 12 Terrible TV Holiday Specials
Every year, around the winter solstice, the world stops to have a celebration of the birth of a very popular jewish guy. Now whether you are serious about this holiday or very impartial, you can't deny it’s overwhelming influence on the world. Well neither can TV studios, they seek to make you feel all warm and toasty on the inside with their yearly specials. Here is a list of the ones that will make you feel sick and confused, enjoy the 12 worst Christmas specials I could find.
Hello MSP faithful, and today's feature is a bit different then what we usually provide on the website. Normally, I try to stay away from using press releases we get from various companies, but in a recent email I received actually have very useful information. Viz Media sent me a email of a list of box sets and Manga books for various anime's coming up this holiday season. With Black Friday, and the December holidays around the corner this list should be very useful to those who wondering what to buy this holiday season.
Top Smartphones for Gaming in 2014
-Written by Alexander Gilliland
As the mobile phone industry introduces new technological advancements to its products, you can use your phone do complete any task, ranging from playing a game to turning on your central heating. Here are 5 of the market leading smartphones that are best to play your favorite games on, be it a graphic heavy thriller like Call of Duty or a classic game of poker at an online casino.
I recently wrote a review on shovel knight and why it’s one of the best games I’ve played in a long time. There are hundreds of reasons I could list as to why you should buy and play this game but that is not what I want to talk about here. This article is a breakdown of the first level of Shovel Knight and why I feel it’s pure genius. Now it should go without saying that this is a bit of a spoiler alert warning. Yes, it is only the first level but the warning is out there now. Also I would like it to be known that I am in no way a level designer or game programmer, just a guy who has played many games all the way back to the NES. I noticed all this from watching my nephew (age 10) play this game for the first time with little to no knowledge of classic games or how they function. With that preamble out of the way, let us...dig in.
Nate and Gregg have been playing a fan-made Mega Man game and doing terrible at it but they beat it.
Here is the full playlist where you can watch them get mad at each other.