There will be plenty of events, announcements and trailers coming your way when New York City Comic-Con returns for another year this October….though, as with everything else, it will be a somewhat different experience. The panels will all be virtual, and you’ll have to supply your own bad vendor food,but the excitement will remain the same.
Earlier this year Cryptozoic showed off its plans for 2020 at its Toy Fair booth in New York…and yes, it was possible to hold a public gathering like this in 2020, if only for the first two months. Things have changed since then, and so have the plans for some of the products.
In recent months Cryptozoic has been dipping into the Steven Universe license to produce objects like the Beach-A-Palooza Card Battling Game and a series of Steven-themed trading cards. The show is about to end; we suppose it’s now or never to get this merch out there.
If you haven’t heard, Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe is wrapping up. The last ten episodes of Steven Universe Future will be airing this month on the channel, and once they all appear, it’ll be the end of the series proper.
Later this month at Toy Fair, Cryptozoic will be showing off its new games, figures, cards and other paraphernalia it plans to sell in 2020. We’ve plucked a few that we figure would interest Popgeeks readers.
Last week, a startling image started circulating around the Internet. It was Steven Universe….with a NECK.
If you missed the digital releases of Steven Universe: Save the Light and OK KO: Let’s Play Heroes, good news….Steven and KO are going physical. The pair of CN games has now become one, bundled together in a real-world boxed release. You’ll be able to get them both at a discounted price, and they’re also making their Switch debuts today.
Cartoon Network has been slowly refining the work that comes out of its video game factory. At first they made cheesy Internet Flash games. Then they made mindless freemium phone games. Within the last year, they’ve finally upgraded to full-fledged multi-hour story-driven RPG experiences. Steven Universe and KO (of OK KO: Let’s Be Heroes) were the subject of two that just came out a few months ago.
Steven Universe is one of the most popular cartoons on television right now. It’s use of story and character have won the hearts and minds of kids and adults alike. So, not surprisingly, there’s video games dedicated to the series. And the next one, Steven Universe: Save the light is going to be adding some interesting lore to things. Here’s a reveal of a brand new gem: Hessonite.
Cartoon Network, currently the greatest cable network in the world, has formally announced its show lineup for 2015 and even a bit of 2016. It’s a mix of new and returning favorites, some of which haven’t been on the network for some time. Also included are a handful of third-party acquisitions that are guaranteed to be thrown into the morning hours and not promoted at all until they run their course.