Category: New York Comic Con

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night @ NYCC

  While at New York Comic Con, I was able to get some hands on time with Bloodstained: Ritual Of the Night, the Kickstarter-funded side-scrolling platformer RPG coming to all major consoles in 2018 courtesy of 505 Games. The ‘Church Level’ demo chronicled the exploits of Miriam, an orphan who is afflicted by an alchemist’s curse, which is slowly turning her skin into crystal. In order to stop the curse, Miriam must explore a dangerous castle and locate...

Square-Enix NYCC Showcase Roundup

Before I made my voyage to this year’s New York Comic Con, I made my way to Square Enix’s Showcase, where I was able to test out a few upcoming titles.   First up:   While not particularly “new” this version of Rise of the Tomb Raider has been enhanced for Xbox One X. Xbox One X players can choose from one of three visual modes, including: Native 4K: (full 3840 by 2160) for highest fidelity resolution...

"Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame" Announced

“Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Videogame” Announced

Milestone and Feld Entertainment, Inc. are very excited to reveal Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Videogame—a new racing game that was created in partnership with Feld Entertainment, Inc., who are behind the Monster Energy Supercross events. The game is slated to be released on February 13, 2018 and will be available on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and Windows PC®/STEAM with a release for the Nintendo Switch™ shortly after. During NYCC we were given the opportunity to check...

Marvel Contest of Champions – New Character Morningstar Revealed at NYCC

Kabam made their fourth annual appearance at New York Comic-Con this year and brought along some brand new goodies for their free-to-play mobile fighting game Marvel Contest of Champions.  This year’s special treat was the reveal of Morningstar, an original Marvel character created especially for the game. In addition to being the first to try out Morningstar, comic con attendees were also able to try out Marvel’s classic hero, Blade, before their in-game debuts later this month. For a little...

NYCC 2017: Exclusive Sneak Peek at Ghostbusters 2018 PLAYMOBIL Playsets

NYCC 2017: PLAYMOBIL ‘Ghostbusters’ 2018 Exclusive Sneak Peek

During NYCC 2017, fans were treated to a rare sneak peek at prototypes for the next wave of PLAYMOBIL Ghostbusters™ playsets slated for 2018. The next wave of playsets will feature figures from Ghostbusters II and will include upgraded traps that will display a holographic ghost when used with special mobile app. This was the first time that PLAYMOBIL has ever shown prototypes months ahead of Toy Fair. They felt that the timing was just perfect...

NYCC 2017: Bob's Burgers Pop Up Shop

NYCC 2017: Highlights from the “Bob’s Burgers” Pop Up Shop

Fans of the Emmy award-winning Bob’s Burgers lined up on Saturday to check out the exclusive pop-up shop only a few blocks away from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center ,where NYCC is currently taking place. The pop-up shop was set up to celebrate the show’s eighth season and featured a bunch of Bob’s Burgers themed merchandise including Funko POP!s, apparel, giftware, games and more. The first 100 attendees to the pop-up shop received a free “talking...

NYCC 2017: E Corp’s Ecoin Launch Party Highlights

Last night, E Corp celebrated the launch of their cryptocurrency, Ecoin. E Corp CEO Phillip Price (Michael Cristofer) addressed the crowd in New York’s Terminal 5 to unveil the national launch of Ecoin: A new currency for a new era. E Corp is trying to place the events of 5/9 behind them and introduce Americans to the newest form of currency. However, midway through Price’s speech, fsociety hijacked the stage and reiterated their discontent over E Corp’s...

War For The Planet Of The Apes

“War of the Planet of the Apes” NYCC 2016 Exclusive Panels

This year’s New York Comic Con featured not just one but two exclusive panels for War of the Planet of the Apes. Both panels centered around the extremely talented Andy Serkis and the evolution of performance capturing which was awe-inspiring. Whenever we see a film which features a CGI-character, we often overlook the actor beneath the many layers of technology…

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular

#NYCC 2015 – Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular to hit NY

The Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular hits New York during New York Comic Con 2015! That’s right, the live Doctor Who show will be invading Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Wednesday October 7, 2015. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 8th at Noon. “The show will be hosted by actor Michelle Gomez who portrays Missy, the latest incarnation of the Doctor’s arch-nemesis the Master” and will celebrate the longest running sci-fi show on television. Take a look at the teaser...

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NYCC 2013: ‘King of the Nerds’ Exclusive Interviews

Earlier this year, TBS debuted King of The Nerds which “[featured] competitors from across the nerd spectrum facing challenges that test their intellect, ingenuity, skills and pop-culture prowess”† where only one will walk away with $100,000 and the title of “King of The Nerds”. During New York Comic Con 2013, I got the chance to sit down and chat with past contestant Genevieve and “The People’s Nerd” Josh who “will now compete against 10 other...