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  • 09Sep

    Being a mom and Beyond Eyes

    Beyond Eyes is a fascinating game. I remember sitting at my desk watching the Xbox E3 conference and the presentation caught my eye.The watercolors were striking and the story concepts compelling. I eagerly downloaded it the first day of its release on XboxOne (it’s now available on PS4), and tried to set aside some time to play. Below, is my experience while playing Beyond Eyes. I’m still not finished (because I haven’t played anything in weeks), but I do hope to get back to it. Game FAQs Beyond Eyes was created by Sherida Halatoe as part of her graduation project. She created the dev studio, Tiger & Squid and in 2014 teamed up with Team17 in order to bring her vision to consoles and computers in 2015. I am currently playing Beyond Eyes on the Xbox One. You can follow @BeyondEyes_ for any updates on the game or studio. Game

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  • 31Jul

    Sailor Moon Sailebration with VIZ at Otakon 2015!

    Sailor Moon has had an enormous year since the release of Sailor Moon Crystal in mid 2014, along with an updated English adaption, with improved visuals, aspect ratios and new voice acting. The quintessential Magical Girl anime and manga took over Otakon [one of the largest anime conventions on the east coast] this past weekend, with an array of Sailor Moon events, guests, panels and convention exclusive items. VIZ Media’s booth had an Otakon special edition t-shirt and canvas tote for fans, limited edition collectable coins, pins, posters and paper tiaras along with special prize packs. As a major fan of the series myself since my early adolescence, I fully embraced my inner Moonie , and with it’s pink shimmery visuals, flowing brightly colored hair and signature Sailor fukus, it would be a challenge for Sailor Moon to not bring out the little girl in most of us. It was

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  • 07Jan

    Play old MS-Dos games

    I remember as a little girl going to computer fairs with my dad. We could “shop” or look at hardware and what was available and we would always leave with a floppy disc with games on it. I used to be amazed at being able to play 8 games from one floppy disc. Now those games I played as a young child are available online for all to play. Oregon Trail is probably the most well known MS-DOS game. But there are also Duke Nukem, Street Fighter, Burger Blaster (one of my favs), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Lion King and Chuck Yeager’s Advanced Flight Trainer and more than 2,393 games listed. In 2013, the Internet Archive kicked off an effort to restore these games to the web. Don’t expect all of them to work, but it is an open project where they are taking bug reports and

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  • 10Dec

    Amateur Hearthstone tournament from Good Gaming

    If you have always wanted to try competitive gaming, Good Gaming has set up an officially licensed Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Amateur Open tournament with Blizzard Entertainment. The tournament will be held on Friday, December 19th with finals on Sunday, December 21st. Just because it’s amateur does not mean there isn’t big money to be had! Winners have a chance to win over $10,000 in cash and prizes. The Tournament consists of Constructed Play Phases where each player in the tournament will be required to bring and declare constructed decks to be used throughout the single elimination. The finals will be broadcasted on Good Gaming’s Twitch channel. Enter at for your chance to win! Follow

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  • 09Dec

    Serenity Leaves on a Wind is #1

    We can’t get enough of the ‘Verse and it shows. Dark Horse’s Serenity Leaves on a Wind has hit number one on the New York Times Bestseller list. It’s always cool when a graphic novel can break through that list. In Serenity: Leaves on the Wind, star writer Zack Whedon (The Terminator) and artist Georges Jeanty (Buffy’s Seasons 8 and 9) conquer the galaxy and continue the Browncoats story. The Serenity: Leaves on the Wind hardcover, collecting the six-issue miniseries and the 2012 Free Comic Book Day story, is available in bookstores everywhere or you can get it on the Darkhorse website. Perfect gift for that Firefly/Serenity fan in your life. Totally reasonable price of $19.99. Follow

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  • 05Nov

    Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix Collector’s Edition makes me giddy

    I watched the video below and it filled me with all kinds of happiness. The happiness that comes from a baby’s giggle, puppies playing, and unicorns. Holy cow this is amazing and I must have. I just got chills. Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix, which is out in December will only be available on the Playstation 3 platform. It comes with 1.5 and 2.5 in the same package. So for $100, the Collector’s Edition gets HD remasters of Kingdom Hearts 1, 2, Re: Chain of Memories, Birth By Sleep, and streamlined movie adaptations of 358/2 Days and Re:Coded which first appeared on Nintendo DS. Also comes in a steel box with an art book, an adorable Heartless Plush toy, and an exclusive Disney pin. Oh this is sooo mine. As with Square-Enix’s other lavish limited editions released in the past year, Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix Collector’s Edition is only

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  • 31Oct

    Start November with Skylanders Day at Game Stop!

    No better way to start the day after Halloween than with video games! You may be in a candy coma but get up and head to your local GameStop for “Skylanders Day”. On November 1, 4,200 Game Stop stores will be greeting customers with limited edition Son’s Elite characters, giveaways and deals. There are two exclusive Eon’s Elite characters which are three times more powerful in-game with one-of-a-kind metallic armor. You can also pre-order Son’s Elite Trigger Happy which will be available November 28. Other offers at the event: FREE Punch Pop Fizz character when you spend $30+ on Skylanders Trap Team Characters Get $10 off any Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack & free digital activity sheet Kindle Fire HDX and Trap Team Starter Pack bundle – $25 off Grab the family and head to Game Stop November 1st for some Skylander fun! Follow

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  • 13Oct

    Batman’s 75th Anniversary Celebration and Exhibit at NYCC 2014

    This year mark’s the 75th Anniversary of Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s iconic character Batman, and New York Comic Con decked the halls of the Javits Center in the spirt of the Dark Knight himself with a wide array of Batman related guests, content and exhibits. The official 75th Anniversary Panel featured Geoff Johns, the Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment, along with Neal Adams, Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jim Lee, and everyone’s favorite Batman himself, Kevin Conroy in my personal favorite Batman role ever, Batman: The Animated Series. Batman: TAS artist, Bruce Timm and writer and artist Darwyn Cooke each created their own Batman short for the celebration. For anyone not lucky enough to score a seat in the panel, fear not, as both animated shorts are easy enough to find on the web now. In addition to the panel, Warner Brothers Comics, DC Entertainment and the United States

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  • 17Jul

    TokiDoki to reveal new collaboration at SDCC

    I am in love with TokiDoki and have several of their collaboration diaper bags with Ju Ju Be. Today we got news of their SDCC intentions. Not only will Simone Legno be signing each day of Comic Con (#5145 from 3:00PM – 4:00PM Thursday, 7/24, Friday, July 25, and Saturday, 7/26), but they also have a special collaboration to announce! From the press release, it looks like there will be a Peanuts collaboration and a reveal of products from it’s ’14 London Sole collection. If you’ve visited SDCC before, you know that the Toki Doki booth is usually jam packed with people and difficult to get to in order to make purchases. This year they will have a much larger booth that makes it easier to get around. Tokidoki will unveil limited-edition product exclusives including tees and hats as well as a 5” Golden Donutella vinyl for $30.00. A tote

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  • 03Jul

    IeSF responds to previous exclusion of Women Hearthstone players

    Yesterday the internet was alive with discussion about the fact the IeSF had chosen to exclude females from ESports competition specifically for Hearthstone. I was proud to see the discussion come alive and many sites write articles calling for removal of any gender discrimination in competition. ESports is different in that physical strength is not a factor in competition. There is no real “need” for separating out gender in competition. Today IeSF has responded swiftly by recognizing their mistake publicly. In a statement sent to, IeSF General Manager Alex Lim, recognized that the gender separation was part of an old policy that did need to be updated. The organization did not think that they could get female gamers to compete in Hearthstone. Yes, it’s an old way of thinking, but it is definitely promising that the organization acted swiftly and responded. Plus I think it’s great that Alex actually

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