Top Reasons We’re Excited for TooManyGames

We’ve received press passes to Too Many Games this year at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from June 27th to 29th, 2014. Thanks TMG! In no particular order, here are the top reasons we are looking forward to being there.

Squarepainter

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If you’ve ever wanted to see a scene from your favorite retro game hanging on your wall, check out this table and make the dream a reality. Squarepainter is a Philadelphia based pixel artist that recreates nostalgic 8bit and 16bit scenes with a brush and canvas. His work is nothing short of awesome. Covering games from every platform and system, his table of pieces always seems to have at least one thing from every corner of our gaming childhoods! Reasonable prices too! Get there fast to get first pick! Check out his DeviantART gallery page and CLICK HERE for our interview with him!

Random, aka Mega Ran

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Philadelphia born and college educated, Random’s 2-hit combo of true-school skills and masterful storytelling has impressed gamers as well as Hip-Hop’s harshest critics. A former teacher and freestyle battle champ, Ran’s sharp and witty lyricism, cutting edge retro-styled beats and super positive outlook have resulted in unbelievable accomplishments since trading the chalk for the microphone. Ran now travels the globe delivering insightful panels and face melting performances. CLICK HERE to check out our in-studio interview with him!

Dj CUTMAN

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Dj CUTMAN is a pioneer performer of Chiptune and Video Game Music, mixing world-class chiptunes into epic, dancable sets infused with dubstep, electro, hiphop and funk. Be it Otakon, MAGfest, PAX, or E3, he’s usually there as the main music event, blasting some wicked tracks for a humongous crowd. Dj CUTMAN and some of the GameChops crew will be attending, bringing loads of their video game remix music! On top of that, GameChops will be hosting an explosive DJ Battle at the after party of TooManyGames. Final Bosses only! Dj CUTMAN Interview!

Professor Oak

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His real name is Stuart Zagnit, but you’ll know him best from his 8 seasons as Professor Oak on the original Pokemon animated series! He’ll TooManyGames all weekend long, so be sure to stop in on a panel he’s appearing in, or get his autograph on your 3DS!

SILVERMANIA

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We love Silvermania. They were by far the funniest event at MAGfest, and to us they’re one of the funniest things on the internet. We could try to explain their shenanigans to you, but they sum it all up pretty well for you in this SILVERMANIA interview. Here’s their Youtube Channel too.

Living in 8-Bits

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LIVING IN 8 BITS is produced by Mixed Nuts Productions, a group of South Jersey filmmakers and lifelong fans of Nintendo, particularly the Nintendo Entertainment System. “We spent our years growing up playing and mastering the original 8 bit NES games. As we got older and developed a love for filmmaking, we haven’t lost our affection for the little gray box that provided us endless hours of entertainment.” Check out their site! 

The AVGN

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When it comes to game reviewers, James Rolfe is without a doubt the most instantly recognizable. His series, The Angry Video Game Nerd, has become the Internet’s most eagerly anticipated game review show. His comical and no-holds-barred review style became an instant sensation, skyrocketing James into Internet stardom. James is currently involved with the production of his feature-length Angry Video Game Nerd movie. Check out his shows at http://cinemassacre.com/

The Game Chasers

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Billy and Jay have an awesome show on youtube! Their mission: to scour the land far and near to uncover gaming treasures of old. Whether it be gaming stores, flea markets, thrift stores, or even people’s attics, they search out retro games and have a blast while doing it. Check out their channel!

We can’t wait to show up and get some awesome footage of the event! See you there!

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