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Funko Showcases Dozens of Video Game Figures at New York Toy Fair 2018

During New York Toy Fair, we were happy to explore the massive Funko booth! Scores of fantastic toys, apparel, and accessories were showcased for the upcoming year for many of us to buy and marvel at. Last year we saw over 55 figures – this year we saw over 120! From Destiny 2 to Horizon Zero Dawn to Cuphead, check out all the fantastic figures from Funko below:

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The Spoiler-Addict’s guide to the Nintendo Switch presentation

As we finally approach the end of the dark, twisted and maleficent tunnel that has been the Wii U era, the topic on everyone’s minds is the Nintendo Switch. While our mouths froth in advance of tomorrow’s livestream and following press events, it is only natural to scour the internet for any nugget of information to slowly peel back the veil of secrecy.

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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric review

Sonic BAMF!

I had no faith in Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric before it came out. At first, I held off on judging the redesigns of Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy because, as a Sonic fan, I was used to new ideas being tried with the franchise. However, after seeing actual gameplay of the game at E3 2014, I knew that not only was the game in trouble, but Sega would be as well since they were developing a new TV show and merchandising based on this idea. There was very little of the Sonic style and feel in the game, and it looked like a generic platformer that you would find dirty and uncared for in the discount section at Walmart. Everyone who has played this game has declared it an unmitigated disaster on the level of the infamous Sonic the Hedgehog from 2006 so I was expecting the worst. However, now that I have played and finished it, I think the hyperbole of the internet has gotten the best of us. Continue reading Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric review

Why I Can’t Play Shovel Knight, and Our Obsessive Gaming Tendencies

Shovel Knight was one of my most anticipated games to come out on PlayStation platforms this year. It received tremendous praise upon its initial release and the PlayStation Vita seemed a perfect home for the Knight’s conquests. It runs great on the Vita, but that doesn’t change the dilemma I face when playing it. It is a problem I think most gamers can relate with, perfectionism. Continue reading Why I Can’t Play Shovel Knight, and Our Obsessive Gaming Tendencies