The cancellation of mass gatherings in 2020 has resulted in a lot of creative solutions for those who don’t want to give up. Usually this means a “virtual” convention where the events are streamed live to a captive home-bound audience. The upside to this is that it means a lot of people who couldn’t otherwise attend these events, due to living far away from where they’re held, can now experience them from anywhere in the world.
Game On Expo, the most popular gaming convention in Arizona, is coming back for its fifth year. Founded in 2015 by YouTube celebrity, John Lester (a.k.a. Gamester81), the name of the event is Game On Expo, and G.A.M.E. stands for Gaming, Anime, Music and Esports. Their mission is to bring mission is to bring the G.A.M.E. to Arizona.
Game On Expo, the most popular gaming convention in Arizona, is coming back for its fifth year — and today the full details were released. Founded in 2015 by John Lester, aka Gamester81 (formerly a YouTube celebrity before he left), the technical name of the event is G.A.M.E. On Expo, and the GAME stands for Gaming, Anime, Music and Esports.
Not only do they still produce Todd McFarlane’s Spawn, it just rolled over 300 issues…and, with the printing of its 301st, will become the “Longest-Running Creator-Owned Superhero Comic Book Series” according to the Guinness Book Of Records. This calls for a celebration, which you can attend if you’re going to be near Arizona in the next few days.
Be sure to be at your computer starting June 23….or your TV, or your phone, or anything that can pick up a Twitch feed. Games Done Quick is back, in its “summer” flavor, for more frantic marathon tear-downs of your favorite video games. Our advice: watch SGDQ on your TV if you have access to a Twitch app that’ll work there; it makes everything more epic.
Last week we gave a brief overview of Syrinscape’s plans for Gen Con. Today the event has begun, and we have more detailed information as to what to expect from their booth.
If anything hammers home the fact that TNT’s The Librarians isn’t getting a fifth season, it’s this: the show’s entire collection of props and costumes is being offered in a massive liquidation sale. Location: somewhere remote and industrial in Clackamas, OR. Yes, the Library is literally up for sale. And this isn’t an auction, this is first-come first-grab for those in the surrounding Portland area.
Hollywood Horrorfest is an international fundraising film festival that “celebrates and keeps alive the spirit of the horror film genre.” The downside is that the “Hollywood” in the title actually means the festival is held there, so if you’re not in the general LA area, you won’t be able to attend.