The Bullet Hell or “Shmup” genre is a niche for sure, but has one of the more passionate gaming communities dedicated to completing that perfect run. Supported by apps from heavy-hitters Cave and Taito, iOS now hosts a larger variety of these titles than both XBLA & PSN and, thankfully, the touchscreen controls truly add to the experience. In fact, mobile devices may be the perfect platform for modern shmup gaming.
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Hasbro is going all-out with their lineup of Comic Con exclusives this year, and across the board there’s something for everyone in San Diego. From Marvel to Star Wars, Transformers and My Little Pony to G.I. Joe Hasbro’s offerings have really put them on top as the kinds of Comic Con exclusives. Take a look at their full lineup… now with product descriptions, and prices!
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As hard as I try not to, I just can’t stop committing the cardinal sin of comparing every new Pixar film to the ones that came before. If you can somehow manage to avoid doing that, you’ll really enjoy Brave; it’s a technical masterpiece, the voice acting is top notch, and it has some of the strongest humor of any Pixar film to date. It feels more Disney than Disney-Pixar, but Brave still has plenty for kids of all ages to enjoy.
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UDON reveals a special hardcover edition of the ultimate companion book for any Marvel vs. Capcom fans… and it’s coming to San Diego Comic Con!
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We already championed our support for Mark Waid’s free weekly digital comics back in the beginning of May, when the team at Thrillbent.com debuted its very first comic. Now that the creators are getting more comfortable with the format and the stories are really starting to take off, I think it’s time to bring this great site to our readers’ attention once again.
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Like many Star Wars fans these days, I have a kind of conflicted relationship with the Galaxy Far, Far Away. But recently, things have changed and I’m kind of back into Star Wars… the toys, at least. So I wanted to write about it…
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Shout! Factory is going to be busy at this year’s Comic Con, with plenty of cool programming, exclusives and more for Transformers Prime, My Little Pony, the legendary Tom Kenny and the return of Power Rangers.
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The Walking Dead’s Michonne gets blood on her brand new accessory at this year’s Comic Con.
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This week, Before Watchmen messes with history, Daredevil somehow manages to keep getting better, and Wonder Woman gives Hades himself some romantic advice. Check out all the details inside!
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When it comes to modern classic movies, there aren’t many better than Rocky. And when it comes to making toys based on modern classic movies, there aren’t many better than NECA. So when great toy company meets great license, you know the results are going to be something special, and that’s what we get with the new Rocky series. Kicking things off with our two main fighters from the first movie, NECA brings fans the definitive toy versions of Rocky Baloboa and then-rival Apollo Creed, with the fantastic movie accuracy, perfectly realized articulation and overall coolness we’ve come to expect from them. Thanks to NECA we’ve got an up-close look at the first series of Rocky figures… check them out!
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