All posts tagged 'Misc'

Hasbro Fun Night (Party Games)

The party game has evolved from the days of Charades and Trivial Pursuit. Here are a pair of games from Hasbro that are less “game” and more “party”, but should supply plenty of laughter.  Speak Out has players trying to pronounce words while their lips are spread apart, and Pour Taste simply challenges players to drink from a cup full of a little bit of everything.

 

 

 

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G.P. the GamerPuppet Unboxes the Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition

Hey, G.P. the GamerPuppet here!  Recently, Cary got the Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition, so I’m here to unbox it and show you what’s all inside!  Sonic Mania is a return to classic 2-D Sonic games like what you remember on the Genesis.  For the most part, it’s Sonic done right.  Anyway, let’s take a look and see what all you get!

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Metroid Amiibo

A 3DS remake of the Game Boy title Metroid II: Return of Samus was recently released, and it’s called Metroid: Samus Returns.  It was also released alongside two new Metroid themed amiibo figures, and naturally I got them (and the game, too).  So let’s take a look at the new Metroid amiibo and what they do.

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PAX West 2017 Part 3: The Rest of the Mega Mans and Marios

Usually when I write these PAX articles, I’ll talk about my favorite companies first, like Capcom and Nintendo.  But this year I decided to change things up and save them for last, and let other companies have the spotlight first.  So for my final PAX West 2017 article, let’s take a look at what some of my other favorite game companies had at the show.

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PAX West 2017 Part 2: Runner-ing Around Like a Blue Hedgehog

Like I said in my previous PAX article, I had more meetings at this PAX than any other.  You could say I was running around like a chicken with my head cut off.  In gaming terms, I was running around the show like a speedy blue hedgehog to attend all those meetings.  Speaking of which, I did meet with SEGA and played a new Sonic game.  Not to mention a bunch of awesome upcoming titles from Square-Enix and even Atari!  And many more, too, so we’d better get started!

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PAX West 2017 Part 1: Cooking Up a Super-Packed PAX!

The Penny Arcade Expo, or PAX for short, is one of the largest video game conventions open to the public.  I go to PAX every year, at least the ones in Seattle (PAX West), and San Antonio (PAX South).  This past weekend I went to PAX West, and it was notable because I think I had more meetings at this PAX than any other!  More than 15 meetings, in fact!  So with all those games to cover, we’d better get started!

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Mario Bathroom

My family redecorated the front bathroom in the house a few months ago.  And since it’s video game related, I thought I’d share pictures of it with you.  It’s Mario themed.  You know a character is popular when they get bathroom decorations modeled after them.

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Three Squids and Some Pikmin

I got another batch of amiibo figures I wanted to share pictures with you all today. Three new squid amiibo from Splatoon 2 and a Pikmin amiibo.  Let’s take a look!

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Final Smash amiibo

So the last three DLC Super Smash Bros. amiibo figures have finally been released.  Nintendo did a little something different with these because they made two of each, with a character having two different outfits.  Luckily I managed to get them all, so let’s see what they look like!

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Pac-Man Funko Pop Vinyl Figures

So there’s a company called Funko that makes these figures called Pop Vinyl.  They all have a unique, stylized look: big heads, large round (usually) black eyes, and they have them based on pretty much any character you can think of.  Characters from comics, TV shows, movies, cartoons, and even video games!  I don’t really collect them because I already have two shelves of amiibo figures and I need to set limits somewhere.  But when I saw they had Pac-Man Pop Vinyl figures, I decided I wanted those since I’m so crazy about Pac-Man.  I finally got them all, so I thought I’d share them with you here.  Plus a majority of them I got in an interesting way, so I’ll tell that story as well!

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