When it comes to nightlife entertainment for gamers, there isn’t really much available, short of a “cosplay ball” during Comicon or “nerd” themed party nights. That is, until now. Gamer’s Paradise Party is a brand new music event series blending the cutting edge sound of EDM (electronic dance music) along with the fun and cool factor of video games. Gamer’s Paradise Party was founded and developed by DJ and electronic … [ Read More... ]
Phoenix Comicon is in less than a week and with it brings some really cool local gaming cosplay, events and of course panels.
One of our writers, Mercurius FM, will be hosting a few pop culture and gaming panels that should interest our readers including panels on Retro Video Game Music and remixes, Dystopian Societies as well as a class on the History of Doom and ID Software.
This past weekend, game developers from all over the Phoenix, Az area gathered at the Phoenix Makes Games Jam event at the Tempe ASU campus. During the event, 5 teams fiercely competed to create a dinosaur theme game in only 48 hours.
As some of you may have already picked up, we’re really big Sega Genesis nerds here… and one of our favorite games on that system is Gunstar Heroes. It’s an action side scroller shoot’em up created by Treasure, Inc… mostly composed of former staff from Konami’s Contra series.
Here’s a brief synopsis of the game courtesy of Moby Games: