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Geek Chic has closed its doors…

This past week the Facebook page of the creative minds over at Geek Chic lit up for one last time, attaching a graphic announcing their departure. Tabletop gamers have had their eyes on the company’s products since its debut in 2008, but to many, the prices seemed to soar just out of reach. Their products were a well-crafted luxury item that was both beautiful and practical but missed the ma...[Read More]

Super Nintendo World to Open in Japan in 2020, Also Headed to the US

Universal Studios is finally ready to reveal a tiny bit more about Super Nintendo World. A brief 30-second trailer starring Mario reveals that SNW will open in Japan in 2020! Super Nintendo World While we don’t know much about the theme park, we do know that the “attraction” will be hosted at Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan. It is not a coincidence that the attraction is openin...[Read More]

Harvard Students Can Join Game of Thrones Themed Class

Harvard Students Can Join a New Folklore and Mythology Game of Thrones Class According to Time, this fall Harvard students will have an opportunity to join a new real medieval history class, “The Real Game of Thrones: From Modern Myths to Medieval Models”.  Students will take a look at how George R.R. Martin’s series of books “echoes and adapts, as well as distorts the hist...[Read More]

Terminator 2 Scenes Recreated Within GTA 5

Kramers Media has done something utterly cool. The talented Russian group has made an hour-long film honoring Terminator 2 and it was all done inside Grand Theft Auto 5. Terminator 2 & GTA 5 The video is not the whole movie, of course, but it features some of the best-known scenes. You can think of it as a “greatest hits” version of Terminator 2. You’ll see scenes such as GTA...[Read More]

Angry Birds Movie 2 Confirmed for 2019, 10 Years After the First Game

Rovio Entertainment has announced that The Angry Birds Movie 2 will be screaming into theaters in 2019. The movie will arrive just in time for the game’s tenth anniversary. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long, isn’t it? I’m very excited to announce #AngryBirdsMovie2 & our awesome team led by @littlethurop & John Rice! Sept. 20, 2019 https://t.co/fdfd9logT...[Read More]

Nintendo Japan Sells Empty Splatoon 2 Switch Boxes

Nintendo Japan Sells Splatoon 2 Decorated Switch Boxes Nintendo Japan site has been updated with Splatoon 2 decorated Switch boxes for sale. It costs about $5.  Back in 2012 Michael Pachter made a snarky remark about Nintendo fans buying any box that says Nintendo on it – and detailed / apologized his point of view shortly after: I don’t think Nintendo fans are so stupid they would buy...[Read More]

LEGO Tempest Is Ready To Take You To Andromeda

Lego Tempest Ready To Explore Andromeda Flickr user by the name of Sebastian Brückner made an impressive mini-copy of Mass Effect Andromeda’s Tempest from Lego pieces. His work really impressed Bioware and the studio shared his work via Twitter. After 1603 pieces and plenty of patience, Sebastian B. built this incredible Tempest replica: https://t.co/LQJeerTVA7 pic.twitter.com/1Qv2Ee3Lja — B...[Read More]

Super Mario Figures Arrive in McDonald’s Happy Meals

Super Mario figures are now part of McDonald’s Happy Meals. This should please fans and collectors alike. The special figures will be available from now through May 22nd. “Nintendo is always looking for ways to expand its brand, and a partnership with the family-friendly McDonald’s restaurants felt like a great fit,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and ...[Read More]

Gamer Politicians Part 2 – Swedish Parliament Member & Hearthstone

Gamer politicians are a things these days. Last week, we reported about a Korean presidential candidate who makes Starcraft maps. This week, it’s a Swedish parliament member who streams Hearthstone. Swedish Gamer Politician Rickard Nordin is a Swedish politician with a great love of HearthStone. He loves it so much, in fact, that he wants to see Sweden embrace the idea. Nordin feels that e-s...[Read More]

Presidential Candidate Makes Maps For StarCraft

Democratic Presidential Candidate Moon Jae-in Makes StarCraft Maps Moon Jae-in, a presidential candidate from democratic party of South Korea, updated his official blog with a new video. It highlights a map for original StarCraft he created. Additionally, in the center of the map players can see minerals forming letter 1, meaning “Moon Jae-in is number one”. Patch 1.18 made original ga...[Read More]

Pokemon Sun & Moon Animated Series Coming to Disney XD in May

Pokemon Sun & Moon is coming to Disney XD in May! The official Twitter revealed the start date for the animated series as May 12th! Head to Alola with Ash and friends starting May 12! Catch #Pokemon the Series: Sun & Moon on Disney XD, US Trainers: https://t.co/bzVmkZIKYG pic.twitter.com/PK3wiWAPK3 — Pokémon (@Pokemon) April 17, 2017 Wait…Pokemon Sun & Moon on…Disney XD? Af...[Read More]

The Force of The Last Jedi Trailer is Strong & Makes the Waiting So Much Harder

The Force is strong in the new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The view it provides is breathtaking and includes snippets of action that make the thought of waiting until December that much harder. The Force is balance…but at what cost? Luke Skywalker speaks at the end of the trailer saying that “the Jedi must end…” but what it means remains a mystery. Does this spell...[Read More]

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