Tag: Video Games

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2014
JLUposter-AFIslug Variety.com is reporting this morning that Mattel and DC Entertainment have extended their licensing agreement another 3-5 years.    The agreement covers boys toys/action brands,  Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Barbie, Mattel Games and Fisher-Price.   The new contract includes toys from DC Entertainment properties for film (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League), television (Arrow and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2014
Activision And IDW Announce First-Ever Skylanders Comic Book San Diego, Calif. (May 15, 2014) – In conjunction with Activision, IDW Publishing is proud to announce the first-ever Skylanders comic-book series, penned by renowned comic-book writer Ron Marz with Mike Bowden and David Baldeon as lead artists. In the world of video games, Skylanders is a global phenomenon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2014
Sloth skin smoking jacket? Say THAT 20 times fast! Welcome back everyone. As we mention in the intro this is another episode of GSi after-dark: Evening Edition. Listen close to your instructions on how to listen to this episode and the dress code. At long last I have seen the new Captain America movie so…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 2, 2014
disney_infinity_marvel_super_heroes_figures_thumb Disney’s Infinity video game system is about to get a major (albeit expected) upgrade when it adds the Marvel Universe stable of character to the line-up in Fall 2014! “Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition will launch in September 2014, executive producer John Vignocchi said during this week’s episode of the game’s official webcast.   After showing…

 

by Cesar Zamora
April 30, 2014
UPDATEDv2_GLO_Lineup_Active_AVG_21 Earlier today I attended an event announcing the next phase of Disney Infinity starring  Marvel Super Heroes,  read more for coverage and official  press info…

 

by Abby Pickett
April 18, 2014
VideoGamesLiveLogo If you are going to be in So Cal for either E3 or SDCC this year, then you are going to want to make time to see one of these fantastic live performances! People always write us to say “NO FAIR! California ALWAYS gets the BEST VGL shows!”  And they aren’t kidding!  🙂 We’re pleased…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2014
VideoGamesLiveLogo INCLUDES FIRST EVER FULL FLEDGED GAME CONCERT NATIONAL TOURS IN EUROPE, MEXICO, SOUTH AMERICA, CHINA AND MORE! HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE A 25,000 SEAT BASEBALL STADIUM IN MONTERREY, MEXICO!   LOS ANGELES, CA – March 7, 2014 – Coming off its highly successful 3rd album release (VIDEO GAMES LIVE: LEVEL 3), VGL continues its spearheading 13 year…

 

by Cesar Zamora
February 17, 2014
lightsaber Thanks to DisneyInfinityFans.com it was recently revealed that once you collect all of the 29 core release figures for Disney Infinity you unlock the Ultimate Pack, which is in fact a green Star Wars Lightsaber. You can see it in action in the video below. (Source: DisneyInfinityFans.com) [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYPH_VPb9Co[/youtube]  

 

by Cesar Zamora
January 26, 2014
20140124_102143 A brand new year brings a brand new Disney Infinity figure to mass retail. Read on for a brief review of the Disney Infinity Sorcerer’s Apprentice Mickey figure!

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2014
DC Collectibles Video- From Clay to Clayface, Part 2 DCC has posted the second part of their behind the scenes video on the development of the Batman: Arkham City Clayface:   Welcome to the second installment of our three-part video series taking you through DC Collectibles’ sculpting process from beginning to end. Join DC Entertainment’s Jim Fletcher and sculptor Phil Ramirez as they take…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2013
New research released this week by ESA shows that approximately 79 million Americans intend to purchase video games during the holiday season. The report, “Holiday Purchasing Study 2013,” found that nearly 30 percent of those intending to buy video games and game-related items as gifts also plan to spend more on these items than they…

 

by Cesar Zamora
October 23, 2013
20131023_124649 Yesterday the “Toy Story in Space” Playset for Disney Infinity was released, I was very excited for the release but have not been able to play the game. I do have eyes and can appreciate some good figures when I see them. Read on for my thoughts on the Disney Infinity versions of Buzz Lightyear…

 

by Cesar Zamora
October 22, 2013
20131022_100606 The latest Disney Infinity playset launches today, it’s Toy Story in Space! The playset comes with Buzz Lightyear & Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl. The Sheriff Woody figure that was a Walmart exclusive will now be at all retailers that carry Disney Infinity to launch with the playset. Check your retailers for details! [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=cl6SrX2tJTo&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dcl6SrX2tJTo[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
Ninety episodes. That just doesn’t seem possible. And the saddest part is in all that time, all these episodes, all these hours… we’re still not any better at this than when we started. 🙂 But here we are once again on a Monday with an all new hour of geek speak for you all with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2013
Portal Masters Can Experience Brand-New Innovation — Swappability — Along with the Return of Exclusive Legendary Line, Special Events and More  WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us® stores worldwide and Toysrus.com are poised to become the global retail destinations for consumers eager to explore the Swappable. Unstoppable.™ world of Skylanders SWAP Force™, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2013
Moms View Games as a Way to Bring Families Together Washington, DC – August 27, 2013 – Seventy-four percent of moms say they play video games, according to new research released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). The report, “Mom Gamers Study: A New Generation of Gamer,” found that among moms who play video…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 4, 2013
InjusticeGAULogo-500x161.jpg New Injustice: Gods Among Us DLC Now Available: General Zod DLC Character, Man of Steel Superman Skin, as well as The New 52, Blackest Night 2 and Earth 2 Packs     Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced it has released the General Zod downloadable content (DLC) character for the DC Comics fighting game Injustice:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2013
InjusticeGAULogo-500x161.jpg  General Zod DLC Character Gameplay Video Released   Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today confirmed that it will be releasing a Man of Steel Superman skin in July.  The skin is based on DC Comics’ iconic Superman character as seen in Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ feature film “Man of Steel.”  Also scheduled for release…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2013
bobblebuddsSFRound2-500x144.jpg Here Comes a New Challenger! LOS ANGELES, Calif., (June 19, 2013) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. today announced the latest wave of Bobble Budds® figures featuring the classic videogame fighting franchise Street Fighter®. Following up on the inaugural Round 1 release, Street Fighter Bobble Budds Round 2 expands the roster with more fan favorite characters of everyone’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2013
RovioLogo.jpg Rovio Entertainment emphasizes long-term brand development and bolsters its licensing partner base. Las Vegas, Nevada — June 17, 2013– Rovio Entertainment, the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds brand, announced at the International Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada plans to grow their licensing business. Rovio Entertainment is partnering with great companies and has…

 

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