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Lolita’s Requiem is Ryūko Matoi! Kill La Kill Cosplay at AnimeNEXT 2014

Posted  July 23, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

We interview Lolita’s Requiem about her Kill La Kill cosplay at AnimeNEXT 2014. While there were plenty of Ryūko Matoi cosplayers at the New Jersey convention in mid-June, she managed to pull off Senketsu’s Blade Flash form. Photos by Cantera Cosplay.

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Looks Like Luna-tic Fun

Posted  July 22, 2014  by  JIbrii Ransom

Time to play with guns, guns, and more guns. Because one of the craziest co-op games is making its return to consoles this year, in the form of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. For those of you who never played a Borderlands title before, it is a four-player co-op, first person shooter with RPG elements. Though Borderlands […]

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Meaningless Marvel Movie Speculation

Posted  July 21, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Just because it is meaningless doesn’t mean I won’t indulge myself in speculating anyway. The website IGN today posted an article in which it interviews head of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, about the future plans for upcoming Marvel movies. The interview tries to clarify some of the vagueness in the release Marvel put out three […]

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New Anime Aldnoah Zero Is Anything But

Posted  July 19, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Quite a few anime styles catch my interest, from horror, to comedy to ecchi (of course) to even romance if it is written well. But my main interests are fantasy and – top of the list — science fiction. So when I find a really smart, well-written science fiction anime, I just have to share the news. […]

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Piling On The Marvel Shake-Up News and Rumors

Posted  July 17, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

A couple of days ago, Marvel revealed on the daytime talk show The View that the power and name of Thor will for the first time be wielded by a woman. Thor gets stripped of his powers and responsibilities and they are given to someone else worthy, in this case a blonde warrior that has […]

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ConnectiCon 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday!

Posted  July 16, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Couldn’t get enough cosplay goodness from the Saturday gallery of photos from this year’s ConnectiCon? Then you are in luck, because here we have the Sunday photos. While the number is less than half that of Saturday’s gallery, the quality is still top notch.

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Lolita’s Requiem is Ryūko Matoi! Kill La Kill Cosplay at AnimeNEXT 2014

Posted  July 23, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

We interview Lolita’s Requiem about her Kill La Kill cosplay at AnimeNEXT 2014. While there were plenty of Ryūko Matoi cosplayers at the New Jersey convention in mid-June, she managed to pull off Senketsu’s Blade Flash form. Photos by Cantera Cosplay.

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Looks Like Luna-tic Fun

Posted  July 22, 2014  by  JIbrii Ransom

Time to play with guns, guns, and more guns. Because one of the craziest co-op games is making its return to consoles this year, in the form of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. For those of you who never played a Borderlands title before, it is a four-player co-op, first person shooter with RPG elements. Though Borderlands […]

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Meaningless Marvel Movie Speculation

Posted  July 21, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Just because it is meaningless doesn’t mean I won’t indulge myself in speculating anyway. The website IGN today posted an article in which it interviews head of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, about the future plans for upcoming Marvel movies. The interview tries to clarify some of the vagueness in the release Marvel put out three […]

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New Anime Aldnoah Zero Is Anything But

Posted  July 19, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Quite a few anime styles catch my interest, from horror, to comedy to ecchi (of course) to even romance if it is written well. But my main interests are fantasy and – top of the list — science fiction. So when I find a really smart, well-written science fiction anime, I just have to share the news. […]

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Piling On The Marvel Shake-Up News and Rumors

Posted  July 17, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

A couple of days ago, Marvel revealed on the daytime talk show The View that the power and name of Thor will for the first time be wielded by a woman. Thor gets stripped of his powers and responsibilities and they are given to someone else worthy, in this case a blonde warrior that has […]

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ConnectiCon 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday!

Posted  July 16, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Couldn’t get enough cosplay goodness from the Saturday gallery of photos from this year’s ConnectiCon? Then you are in luck, because here we have the Sunday photos. While the number is less than half that of Saturday’s gallery, the quality is still top notch.

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Unboxing The New 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

Posted  July 15, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

Today, July 15, was the debut of the new 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set from the Wizards of the Coast. While the new rules set that accompanies the entire starter kit can be had for free, by downloading it as a PDF, the starter set includes a complete set of dice, a beginner’s […]

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Hipster Post: We Knew ‘Real Life Peter Griffin’ When

Posted  July 15, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

The Internet is blowing up over the phenomenally accurate cosplayer Real Life Peter Griffin, who was doing standup to fill time during the judges’ deliberations at the most recent Great Allentown Comic Con. But we were lucky enough to have our own Unemployed Skeletor interview him at New York Comic Con last fall. Watch as […]

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ConnectiCon 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday!

Posted  July 14, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

The old guard convention in Hartford, Conn., is ConnectiCon, an anime-heavy general nerd interest convention held at the Connecticut Convention Center, right on the edge of the Connecticut River. While ConnectiCon is experiencing the pains of being a convention more than a decade old, it still manages to draw some of the most talented cosplayers in […]

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Hyrule Warriors Could Rule the Wii U

Posted  July 11, 2014  by  JIbrii Ransom

One game that has always been a guilty pleasure of mine is one of the Dynasty Warrior games. Though they may not be the best of games, playing alongside one of my friends made for a fun time. So you could color me super surprised when I found out there was a Dynasty Warrior-style Legend […]

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Original Sin #5 Veers Off The Excellence Path

Posted  July 9, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

I have been a big fan of Marvel Comics’ title Original Sin since it launched. The writing is solid, the artwork by Mike Deodato is absolutely top notch and the concept is very intriguing. But with one big reveal that happened in the latest issue, #5, I think writer Jason Aaron has gone too far […]

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Guardians of The Galaxy: The First 17 Minutes

Posted  July 8, 2014  by  Kevin Conn

I have a plan. It’s not a full plan to talk about the sneak peek at Guardians of the Galaxy, but it’s a plan. Like, a 12 percent plan. Anyhee, I was lucky enough to attend a 17-minute preview of Guardians Monday night and I am SO GLAD I saw it! Non-spoiler impression: The one scene they […]

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New ‘Sailor Moon’ Series Not New Enough

Posted  July 7, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

It was one of the most anticipated reboots of any rebooted popular media in the last few years. Sailor Moon Crystal was announced last year, and the hype meter pinned, driven by the squeeing of millions of fans of the original Sailor Moon series. The new series debuted this past weekend, and more than one […]

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E3 2014 Review: Nintendo Nailed It

Posted  July 6, 2014  by  JIbrii Ransom

Sadly Nintendo has been losing out on both the console wars, and on sales. With the launch of the Wii U going all the way back to 2012, and two new consoles from both Sony and Microsoft, Nintendo’s newest console does not stand out like it did briefly when it was first released. The company showed […]

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Happy 238th Birthday, America!

Posted  July 4, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

OK, I know it is the anniversary of the start of the American Revolution, not the actual birth of the country, but who lets facts get in the way of celebrating? Not us ‘Mericans! Below is a gallery of some of my favorite shots of cosplayers celebrating the red, white and blue. Not all are […]

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