Anime Expo is one of the biggest nerd shows of the year, but this year it was also the hottest. Literally. Held between July 5-8 in LA, temperatures soared during the con to reach well over 100 degrees, which wreaked havoc with cosplayers and attendees alike.
Elias Ravanetti is an artist and illustrator from Italy.
Override: Mech City Brawl is a game with two hooks: one, you’re controlling a huge mech in a fight against other huge mechs, and two, in true Tokusatsu fashion, the buildings underneath those mechs are gonna get trashed.
MS-DOS, the text-based operating system people used to use before Windows took over the planet, was how PC games were played in ancient times. It’s been dead for decades, but one developer figures 2018 is as good a time as any to make a brand new game for it.
Gerrymandering—“a practice intended to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries”—is a problem in a lot of places, but few are as badly affected as the USA. So a group of young Texans decided to make a board game about it to highlight the issue.
This is Roof Rage, a platform fighter (see: Smash Bros.) that supports up to eight players battling each other locally. There’s also 1v1 online play, and fights against bots. It’s currently in Early Access.
Fortnite is fun, but Forge Labs figured it’d be funner if they added some Halo to the game. So they went and built Halo 2's classic Lockout map in Playground.
Pedro Krüger Garcia is a concept artist and illustrator from Brazil.
Red Faction: Guerilla was released in 2009. Now, in 2018, it’s back with a re-release, and playing through it again has been a melancholy experience.
When reader Cong Cao wanted to get his girlfriend Mavis a birthday present this year, he skipped the whole “buy her a corny gift” angle and went straight to the heart.
Rong Chen is an artist from China.
The Nintendo Switch’s docked design isn’t just practical, it’s also perfect for skin manufacturers (and Nintendo themselves) to have some fun with.
There are, at last count, 1,537,284 Warhammer games on the market, and yet somehow none of them have been in the 4X genre. So hi there, Warhammer 40,000: Gladius - Relics of War.
I like cosplay. But as we’ve explored recently, I have a special spot in my heart for meme cosplay.
Vladimir Krisetskiy is a concept artist and illustrator from Russia.
Mario tinkerer extraordinaire Kaze Emanuar has come up with an improved way to run Mario 64 at a silky-smooth 60FPS, in widescreen.
Here you go, Hanzo mains. The only statue you’ll ever buy.