Way back in February we attended Animeland Wasabi 2014. And they held a short press conference with Billy West, Cassandra Lee Morris and Emilie Ullerup. Here is the recording of that press conference. If you prefer the audio can be found here.
Today Nintendo aired a special Nintendo Direct, one that focused on only one game, Super Smash Bros for the 3DS and Wii U. And they talked about a number of things. Characters, levels, release windows, and game modes were all the subject of today's Nintendo Direct.Read More
Nothing is better then a new season of your favorite show. Old issues will be resolved, new problems will arise, and so much more. The only way to make it better is to have someone to talk about it with! Well lucky for you Game of Thrones fans that Nerd Riot in conjunction with Breckenridge Brewery and the Armoury are throwing Game of Thrones viewing parties.Read More
It is not even April 1st, but Google is not one to rest when it comes to an epic April Fools event. And this year they are looking to hire a Pokémon Master to their employees. And they way they are going to find it? By having people search the world over in the Google Maps app for Android and iPhone for Pokémon, and then capture them! Don't believe me? Check out the video that says so.Read More
It was announced today that Facebook will by Oculus, the company working on the really cool video game VR accessory, for $2 Billion. This is actually broken up into $400 million cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook stock at about $64.10 per share (at today's closing). Oculus gets an additional $300 million if the system performs well. That is all well and good for them, but what does that mean for us? I have some speculation on this (and it is just that), and believe it or not, they are not all negative!Read More
In most games you play a hero adventuring for a great purpose. Your aim is to save a city, a people, or a world. That is not that case in “The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot”. In this free-to-play game from Ubisoft you are a newly arrived resident of the floating city of Opulencia. Here everyone has fortress like castles filled with monsters and traps that protect gold and life force. Your quest is to infiltrate these castles, kill the monsters guarding it, and take the treasure for yourself. Once a few castles have been relieved of their treasure then you get to build your own castle to protect your treasure. But does this formula of loot, level, build work?Read More
Animeland Wasabi has changed a lot in the past several years. They have had their ups and downs. This convention had some issues last year though. In response they now have a new director that is aiming to improve the convention and make is a fun and respectable place. So how did they do?Read More
A lot can be said about what happens at a convention. But they say a picture says a 1000 words, and I don't feel like describing 1000's of things (right now). So instead check out the pictures we took at Animeland Wasabi this year.