The New York Videogame Awards nominees have been announced ahead of the show’s air date on January 22, 2019. It will be hosted by the New York Videogame Critics Circle and will honor Assassin’s Creed co-creator Jade Raymond with the Andrew Yoon Legend Award. Jade Raymond was announced as the recipient of this year’s Legend Award yesterday by the organization. Harold Goldberg, president of the New York Videogame Critics Circle gave a statement on the matter. “We’re thrilled,” he said. “From her early days at Sony Online Entertainment to this very day, Jade really has had a game-changer of a career. It makes total sense that the first woman we honor with our Legend Award be Jade Raymond.” Raymond recently left EA Motive, a studio she founded in 2015. Before joining EA she spent close to a decade at Ubisoft steering Assassin’s Creed and other big franchises for the French publisher. She has yet to announce what she is doing … [Read more...] about New York Videogame Awards Nominees Announced, Honors Jade Raymond with Legend Award
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New York Comic Con is one of the biggest pop-culture events on the planet. Across four days, the biggest stars from movies, TV, and more come together to give us new trailers, talk about new shows, and so much more. But not everyone can make it to the Big Apple. That’s why we’re going to take you through how to watch New York Comic Con 2018 in its entirety. Below, we’ve listed the New York Comic Con start date; the best NYCC streams to watch, and even certain panels to keep an eye out for. If you want your fix of the latest movies, TV shows and, yes, even video games, then you’re going to want to know how to watch New York Comic Con.When is New York Comic Con 2018New York Comic Con 2018 kicks off on Thursday, October 4, 2018 with a keynote speech from author and comic writer author Marjorie Liu. That starts at 9:45am. So, that’s a 6:45am PST/2:45pm BST start.Four days of panels, events, and appearances are listed. NYCC 2018 ends on October 7, 2018. To plan … [Read more...] about How to watch New York Comic Con 2018
The King of New York Power Up! expansion requires King of New York to play. Check out our King of New York review if you want to know more. If you already have King of New York, read on. The King of New York Power Up! expansion adds a new monster, Mega Shark to your King Of New York games. It also adds a missing component from the core game, adding a unique feel to each playable monster. In the core King of New York game, the monsters are only differentiated by their looks in the cardboard figure you use to represent your monster in-game. Power Up! adds a set of eight evolution cards for each monster. The evolution cards give each monster a unique evolution ability that can be played at any time, unless specified by the card. You gain one card at the start of the game and more if you roll three hearts during your turn. This makes each monster feel and play slightly differently, which has a huge impact on selecting your monster and also encourages you to play different monsters to try … [Read more...] about King of New York Power Up! Review – Evolve Your Monster!
The producer of PAX and New York Comic Con has bought Gamer Network, publisher of VG247, RPS, Eurogamer and EGX events. Specialist games media brands including VG247, Eurogamer, RockPaperShotgun, US Gamer, GamesIndustry.biz, Outside Xbox and Digital Foundry – which combined reach more than 50 million users a month – as well as EGX and EGX Rezzed, all join ReedPop. ReedPop is known for producing PAX East, West, South and Australia, NYCC, MCM Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, TwitchCon and more. “Gamer Network is one of the world’s leading voices for gamers and gaming culture. The opportunity to be in business with Rupert Loman and the brands, events and team he has created is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said Lance Fensterman, global head of ReedPop. “Bringing ReedPop and Gamer Network together, PAX and EGX together – these are the kinds of mash ups you dream of. We are beyond excited to dream up new concepts that will blow the minds of … [Read more...] about PAX and New York Comic Con producer acquires Gamer Network
In case you missed it, the 2018 New York Toy Fair saw Funko reveal all of its upcoming additions to the Pop vinyl figure line. Those in attendance at the annual convention were able to get their first look at figures of characters from DuckTales, Kingdom Hearts, Cuphead, Deadpool, and more.However, while Funko had plenty on display for fans to check out, the company also had quite a few announcements of other Pops hitting stores in 2018. The biggest news is that the company is expanding its Stranger Things 2 line. The new additions include a levitating Eleven, Steve with his trusty baseball bat, and even vampire Bob.There are also some new WWE Pops in the works, including Shawn Michaels in his WrestleMania XII attire and a two-pack that comes with Lex Luger and Sting with his old surfer look. There are also more Game of Thrones toys on the way--including Daenerys seated on the Dragonstone throne--and Pops based on the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America.Lastly, Funko is … [Read more...] about WWE, Stranger Things, Game Of Thrones, And More Pop Funko Reveals From New York Toy Fair