[Con Report] Magfest 2023: It Has Gone Super Now!

Salutations Heroes and Villains, Ben Odinson here with a convention report on this year’s Super MAGfest. Hosted at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, the convention spanned from January 5th to the 8th. For those who are unaware on what Super MAGfest, here is the event’s official summary before I continue. Short for “Music and Gaming Festival,” MAGFest is a four day-long event dedicated to the appreciation of video game music, gaming of all types, and the gaming community. The event runs 24 hours a day, and…

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TWK Reviews Episode 50: A Hat in Time is Indie Gaming Perfection

Hello, Hero Club, TDub here with another video game review. Today we’re taking a look at the smash hit from Gear For Breakfast, A Hat in Time. A Hat in Time is a throwback to the collect-a-thons of days gone. We’re talking the likes of Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, Spyro the Dragon, Jak and Daxter, etc. etc. and as someone who grew up in that era of games, this was tailor made to scratch that nostalgia itch. If you’ve never played a game of this style then good new everyone…

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Valiant’s Shadowman: Remastered Named Best Retro Game of 2022 by Digital Foundry

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We got some news coming out of Valiant today, so check the press release down below. I have to say I am interested in playing Shadowman: Remastered as I’m a fan of some Retro games. January 12th, 2023 – The Deadside dominated 2022 as SHADOWMAN: REMASTERED from Valiant Entertainment and Nightdive Studios was named the Best Retro Game of the Year from noted ReedPop affiliate site Digital Foundry. Valiant’s SHADOWMAN character is one of the many popular characters in Valiant’s connected universe of more than 2,000 characters. Co-created in 1992 by…

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TWK Reviews Episode 49: Portal 2 Still Holds Up

Hello, Hero-Club, TDub here once again with a video game review! For this go around I’m taking a look at the 2011 classic from Valve, Portal 2! For those who may not remember or are too young to do so, before creating the Steam store Valve used to actually develop and publish video games on a very regular basis. Not only that but almost every release would become and instant classic. We’re talking Half-Life, Half-Life 2, Left 4 Dead, Counter-Strike, Team Fortress 2, and of course, the Portal games. To…

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Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection Second Trailer Streamed

Capcom has recently released the second trailer for the Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection. For those who are not aware, the game was first announced earlier this June. The game is a collection of the mainline Mega Man Battle Network games that were released for the Gameboy Advance. The first game was released in 2001 and the final game in the mainline series was released in 2006. The franchise also received some spin-offs including Mega Man Network Transmission for the Nintendo Gamecube and Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge for…

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TWK Reviews Episode 48: Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales is My Favorite Superhero Game

Hello, Hero-Club, TDub here once again with another video game review! So, since it is the holiday season, I decided to look at my favorite game set during this season. Now, that game would be Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales which is exclusive to the Playstation 5.   For those unaware, this is a spin-off of the recent Spider-Man game which released on the PS4, but later remastered for PS5. Whereas, this game stars one of, if not, the breakout star of the Marvel Ultimate universe, Miles Morales. Just to put…

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Crash Team Rumble Reveal Trailer Streamed

Currently the Game Awards 2022 are underway and several game titles were revealed. Among the reveals was a new Crash Bandicoot 4v4 multiplayer game called Crash Team Rumble. The game will be developed by Toys for Bob and published by Activision Blizzard. Crash Team Rumble will be released on PlayStation and Xbox in 2023. I personally am enjoying the Crash Bandicoot renaissance that has been going on for a while now and this game is no different. I really like the overall setting of this game and I think it great…

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Fire Emblem: Engage Expansion Pass Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has recently updated their official Youtube channnel the DLC Expansion trailer for Fire Emblem: Engage, which was first revealed during the Game Awards 2022. Engage with Emblems, battles, maps and more in the #FireEmblem Engage Expansion Pass! Four packs of additional content await, starting when Wave 1 launches on 1/20, alongside the release of Fire Emblem Engage. The first wave of the expansion will include: Emblem Character – Edelgard, Dimitri, and Claude Emblem Character – Tiki In game support items In game accessories Silver Card The first wave will…

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Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon Announced

Currently the Game Awards 2022 are underway and several game titles were revealed. Among the reveals was a game called Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon. The game is set to be a prequel to the franchise. The game will feature a drastically different artsyle and gameplay than the previous games. Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon will be released for the Nintendo Switch on March 17, 2023. Nintendo provided a description or the game. Turn back the pages of the Umbra Witch’s story to learn where it…

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TWK Reviews Episode 47: Getting Nostalgic with DBZ Budokai 2

Hello there Hero-Club, TDub here once again with another video game review. This time I am looking at a fighting game adaptation of the iconic Dragon Ball Z series known as Budokai 2. Now, for anyone uninitiated, Dragon Ball Z is the second part of Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball franchise. Originally starting as Dragon Ball, then transitioning into Z the series would go onto become an international sensation. Then GT immediately followed Z, but it was entirely produced by Toei Animation, which most fans did not enjoy.   Thankfully, none…

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