Kicking off the New York Comic Con 2016 adventures, I found myself immediately drawn into Man In The High Castle Virtual Reality Experience. Since seeing the pilot episode and subsequent first season, I was hungry for more of this dystopian world. But did this VR adventure fill me up until Season 2’s premiere in December?
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Having never played any numbered Final Fantasy game in over 15 years (yes I’m old), I was curious by the new world created with Final Fantasy XV. The delays, hyper negative pre-critiques, and overall sourness towards this game never bothered me. Sure, it looked cool and promised an incredible experience, but would that be enough to hook me and others towards its release? Sadly, this demo did not leave me with that feeling.
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After scoping out the hordes of cases filled with high-end collectibles, TriForce’s displays and items immediately shined through. Like last year’s display, famous characters from a multitude of games, spanning genre, platform, and style. Below are nine collectibles that will entice any gamer.
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Peanut butter and jelly. Nachos and cheese. Bert and Ernie. Pairs that, though the single items may be great, become infinitely more amazing once they are combined. Now imagine this: the LEGO franchise and all things Marvel. The incredible combination is LEGO Marvel’s Avengers. I’m here to tell you that, yes, it is as amazing as it sounds! Continue reading NYCC 2015: Hands-On Impressions of LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
On the heels of LEGO Dimensions and the upcoming release of LEGO Marvel’s Avengers in January, it seems like the LEGO franchise can do no wrong. Sprinkle in their successes with the LEGO Ninjago and Legends of Chima games, play sets, and shows, one would think that they have pushed their will over all forms of entertainment. But what could blend the ideas of LEGO Dimensions and the successes of the their newest series? LEGO Nexus Knights attempts to do just this.
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Just Cause 3: a highly anticipated game for many gaming enthusiasts. A game that crosses numerous platforms, contains a massive open-world, and a multitude of objectives. Any Just Cause fan must be elated by the demo- I however am not a Just Cause mega-fan. In fact, I have never played the series before. This interesting approach to a first impression is just that- my first impression of anything Just Cause. Continue reading Hands-On Impressions of Just Cause 3
After a stellar interview panel and full showing, LEGO Marvel’s Avengers is looking to be one of the biggest LEGO games yet! Here’s the cliffsnotes version of what we found out:
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As my first New York Comic Con Panel ever, it was quite fitting that it would blend my two passions together: gaming and education. “Gamers and Education” offered various perspectives and realities about how technology, and more importantly, gaming have and will impact the educational experience for students. Below are some of the items discussed and even some applications that I see in my school now.
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In many ways the world of comic books is more popular and visible than it has ever been. Marvel dominates on the big screen with blockbuster films such as Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. DC has had great success bringing its characters to television with show like Arrow, and recent arrivals Gotham and The Flash. Continue reading First Trailer For PlayStation’s Powers Revealed