Category: Events

May 22 2018

Microsoft and Special Olympics team up for gaming tournament!!

The Special Olympics has always made children and adults with special needs feel important and cherished by giving them to opportunity to shine as stars in the athletic world. Now, they are giving handi-capable people the chance to shine under a new light. Special Olympics are teaming up with Microsoft to host the first ever …

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May 16 2018

Sony focuses on exclusive titles at E3 2018!! No hardware required!

We are less than a month away before the annual gaga for games and technology kicks off at E3 2018. While Nintendo and Square Enix have been relatively quiet about their plans for this year’s event, Sony is beginning to show their hand. Shawn Layden, Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide chairman, said in a podcast that …

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May 15 2018

Borderlands 3 will not be at E3 2018!!

So for those of you who were looking forward to seeing the next installment of the Borderland story at E3 this year,…well, reach for a nice tall glass of patience and take a swig. Gearbox has said that they will not be showing Borderlands 3 at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, according to Shack News. …

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May 14 2018

Philadelphia Fusion call foul for official team jerseys!!

Philadelphia Fusion, the Overwatch League team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, had their team jerseys shoot down due to the unintentional symbolism of the shirt’s logo. The team’s official jerseys are emblazoned with the letters “FU”, which stands for Fusion University, one of their sponsors. League managers saw the shirt as inappropriate due to the “FU” …

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May 01 2018

Crunchyroll + Hot Topic = Awesomely cool stuff!!

It’s that time of the year for anime fans! Crunchyroll and Hot Topic are teaming up for their third annual “Ani-May” event! This union offer exclusive deals on hard to fins merch from popular anime series such as Dragon Ball Super, One Piece and Sailor Moon Crystal. This year is special, however. This year marks …

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Mar 31 2018

Get your game on Philly!! Explore the world of games in new exhibit at the Franklin Institute!!

Beginning this weekend, this history of video games gets its day at the Franklin Institute. Game Masters is an exhibit that showcases the evolution of video games from the early days of arcade cabinets to consoles to web games. The exhibit features games from over 30 innovative designers and over 100 playable games. Game Masters …

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Feb 22 2018

Save the universe with Sailor Moon!! First look at Universal Studios Japan upcoming attraction!!

Get ready to save the universe from the evil of the Negaverse! We get the first look at the ad for the “Sailor Moon: The Miracle 4D attraction coming to Universal Studios Japan. The Sailor Scouts look amazing in 3D as you help them stop Jadeite, who sends a monster to collect human energy at …

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Jan 31 2018

J1 Nerd Prom is HERE, with the BIGGEST RAFFLE EVER!

You remember it as the J1 Cosplay Prom, but now it’s been renamed (based on fan votes) to J1 Nerd Prom, so that ALL nerds, not just cosplayers know that they are welcome to “nerd out”! We are still keeping it in the gym of the Old Pine Community Center (located at 401 Lombard Street) …

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Dec 29 2017

Universal Studios Japan drops teaser trailer of new attractions!!

Universal Studios Japan is bringing your favorite anime and games to life. The famous theme park released a trailer showing their latest set of Cool Japan collaborations, which will feature attractions based on Sailor Moon, Monster Hunter, Case Closed and Final Fantasy VII. The trailer shows three of the attractions–Monster Hunter, Case Closed and Final …

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Oct 29 2017

Nerdtino Expo: The FIRST East Coast Latinx Comic-Con, is in Philly!

The Nerdtino Expo, launching in Philadelphia, PA, is the first East Coast dedicated Latinx Comic Book, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Pop Culture Convention. Our event’s mission is to promote the history and presence of Latinx, Hispanic, Xicano, Afro-Caribbean, and Afro-Latinx creators in fiction, from comic books to literature to film and television, and to …

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