Play Games. Heal Kids. – Extra Life 2014 This Saturday is the 24 hour gaming marathon that gives back to kids in the community. The annual Extra Life ritual brings gamers of all sorts (console, tabletop, lawn sports, you name it…) together in support of children’s hospitals. Since the charity event kicked off in 2008, […]
The Scott Pilgrim Picture Show Photo Gallery!
Check out our photos from the 2nd Scott Pilgrim Picture Show, where there were tons of light shows and flying coins bursting from evil ex boyfriends during a late night showing of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. On October 10th, The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, CA was covered in black and white flyers, an Anamanaguchi CD was popped into the sound system to blare over the theater’s speakers, and the concession stand was given a keg of beer where, at one point in the night, you could pick some up for a buck.
IndieCade Festival 2014 – Photo Gallery
From October 9th through 12th the international festival for independent games, IndieCade, took over Culver City to celebrate independent games and game creators. From student games to veteran developers and from Oculus Rift to WiiU, games of every kind were sprawled across the streets. There was no emphasis on any particular system, and games included a wide variety of interactive installations, console, virtual reality, and tabletop games, ranging from simple mechanics to complex strategies. Some were made for casual play while some just for the immersive experience.
Interesting Costume Ideas for this Halloween Halloween is just around the corner and as we all know this is the time of year where we all get to get out and dress up for the occasion. Last year, I researched on the internet and picked a few costumes that I thought were amazing. So, this [...]
Music Monday! – Indie Folk Artist John Gold Talks Touring, Love, Endless Potential, and Ramen Shops in Exclusive Interview For this week’s Music Monday, we were able to snag an interview with the DIY, banjo-wielding folk artist, John Gold, who not only recently concluded a three month solo tour, but left his cozy abode in [...]
Elegy for a Dead World – Where Your Stories are Power The fantastic build-your-own-narrative from Dejobaan Games – Elegy for a Dead World – is an indie game about making your own stories about long lost alien civilizations and sharing those tales. As the only survivor of a team of space explorers, it’s up to [...]
Bosch Based Indie Game – CAVE! CAVE! DEUS VIDET. CAVE! CAVE! DEUS VIDET. is a visual treat for anyone who appreciates fine art. Based around the works of 16th century Dutch painter Heronimus Bosch (known for his fantastic imagery depicting morality and religion) this highly stylized narrative takes the player on a journey through a [...]
Saints Row Gat Outta Hell Saints Row Gat Outta Hell is a stand alone title, that seems to take the Saints Universe to a whole new level. This time around you get to play as “THE” Johnny Gat, as he faces the forces of evil that threaten to take over the world. As you seen [...]
Video Game Ghost Stories Even in video games you find strange ghost stories that are pretty much can’t be explained. Strange characters that even programmers can not justify for their existence. There have been stories from the pixilated block worlds of Minecraft and even the companion based strategy game Pokemon. A lot of these stories [...]
Nintendo 3DS Title, Smash Bros is a Hit…. Except…. Nintendo has had a lot of success in the past with it’s titles Super Smash Bros, Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Recently the super title has been released for the 3DS. But, according to a number of consumers, the biggest issue is [...]
The Walking Dead is Back for it’s 5th Season The Walking Dead is back for it’s 5th season and it’s back with a clarifying story line. I say this because Sherrif Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) has finally gotten out of the haze he’s been in for so long and stepped back up to play the [...]