THE ART OF NAUGHTY DOG Review: Leaders of the Pack

THE ART OF NAUGHTY DOG Review: Leaders of the Pack

Art of Naughty Dog

In an industry in which it seems like every other week another studio has gone bankrupt or has laid off hundreds of employees after a game’s release, it’s almost comforting to look back at Naughty Dog’s thirty-year history. Yet it’s not surprising that the studio nearly synonymous with the Playstation brand has prospered, what with four hugely successful franchises under its belt.

As part of…

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BOOM STUDIOS Announces NYCC Exclusives and Panels

BOOM STUDIOS Announces NYCC Exclusives and Panels

Courtesy: BOOM! Studios

September 30, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA – Award-winning comic book publisher BOOM! Studios announced today their panels and exclusives for New York Comic Con, which will take place at the Javits Center in New York City, during the weekend of October 9-12.

BOOM! will have several New York Comic Con exclusive variant covers available for purchase at its booth (#1344) while supplies last, including**:

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Music Monday: BABYMETAL — Gimme Chocolate

Music Monday: BABYMETAL — Gimme Chocolate

Source: Jenkinyat.com

From the birthplace of all things strange, Japanese Babymetal are about as unique as a band can come. In an odd fusion of JPop, metal, vocaloid, and dance, teenage Su-metal, Yuimeta, and Moametal form the Lolita clad metal idol group known as Babymetal.

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DORAEMON Review: Can a Japanese Robo-Cat Succeed in America?

DORAEMON Review: Can a Japanese Robo-Cat Succeed in America?

Source: WatchCartoonOnline.com

Ready to get in some super crazy antics with a talking robot cat from the future? Doraemon has been a large part of Japan’s pop-culture and beyond since its 1969 manga incarnation by Fujiko F Fujio. As for its anime adaptations — 3 versions spanning the past 40 years, over 1,000+ episodes, from the ineffective 1973 version to its more prosperous successor in 1979, and now 2005’s most recent,…

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: SUPER MARIO BROS. SUPER SHOW

Saturday Morning Cartoons: SUPER MARIO BROS. SUPER SHOW

Source: ModernManoftheCloth.com

In a mix of ’80s over merchandising and the video game boom, cartoon series would see a dramatic influx of video game-centered children’s programming by the late-’80s. But none in the massive wave of fresh 8-bit faces were as recognizable as that of the mega-star, Super Mario. Super Mario Bros. Super Show aimed to capitalize on Nintendo’s first home console success — a success so great that the N…

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CRIME DOES NOT PAY ARCHIVES VOL. 8 Review: Hard Lessons Uncensored

CRIME DOES NOT PAY ARCHIVES VOL. 8 Review: Hard Lessons Uncensored

source: www.darkhorse.com

Well before the Comics Code Authority was established, comic book publishers in the 1940s were already partly in the business of censoring themselves. When the heroes at DC, Timely, and other publishers were not up against mad scientists or magical nemeses, the down to earth criminals they fought were a pale shade of the criminals in the real world. Not so with Crime Does Not Pay from Lev Gleason…

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Preview: BOB’S BURGERS #2

Preview: BOB’S BURGERS #2

Source: Dynamite Entertainment
Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Courtesy: Dynamite Entertainment

Bob’s Burgers #2

Chad Brewster, Justin Hook, Rachel Hastings, Mike Olsen, Jeff Drake (w), Tony Gennaro, Frank Forte, Tyler Garrison, Robin Brigstocke, Steven Theis, Hector Reynoso (a), Steve Umbleby (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+

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A Look Into MIGHTY NO. 9 From a Fellow Mighty Backer

A Look Into MIGHTY NO. 9 From a Fellow Mighty Backer

Source: MightyNo9.com

Any fan of older games knows of a certain ‘Blue Bomber‘, aka Mega Man, that hasn’t gotten the best treatment from Capcom, regardless of the fact that this iconic character helped put them on the radar. Keiji Inafune, best known as the co-designer of Mega Man has been working on a game along with Inti Creates that is very similar, to make up for the lack of games from the Mega Man franchise.

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