MCM Survival Guide and Top Picks for Saturday

The first day of MCM is my favourite.  It’s a lot quieter, so there are hardly any queues for games and you can move around, get food and generally chill out before the madness that is Saturday. There aren’t as many Cosplayers on the Friday, probably in relation to how many people are there compared … Continue reading

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Nintendo Unleashed continues its 2012 Tour at Kitacon (plus details on Pandora’s Tower giveaway)

Nintendo Unleashed hits up Kitacon next week with a host of new Nintendo games to preview. Kitacon starts next Friday (13 April) and runs until next Sunday (15 April) at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.  The weekend event costs £48 (not including accommodation) and is currently sold out. The event covers “a full range of activities … Continue reading

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Hyper Japan 2012 Event Report

Hyper Japan 2012 took place at Earls Court between the 24 and 26 Feb 2012. The running of the event was a massive improvement on the previous years, Hyper Japan had obviously learned from the ticket and queuing errors that had previously made them victims of their own success.  But the event as a whole … Continue reading

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Hyper Japan 2012 Preview

Hyper Japan returns this weekend, running Friday (24 Feb) until Sunday (26 Feb) at the new venue of Brompton Hall at Earls Court. What can you expect at Hyper Japan?  Aside from access to loads of fantastic stalls selling food, drinks, clothing, models, manga and anime, 3DS users can expect a huge amount of Streetpass … Continue reading

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Eurogamer Expo Survival Guide (and who gives away the best free stuff)

My event reports are going to have a slightly different format from now on.  Rather than rushing out a Day 1 report and then following it up later, I’m going to do a quick ‘Survival Guide’ after Day 1 of each event and then follow it up with a full report later on.  Which will … Continue reading

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Eurogamer Expo 2011 Preview

Tomorrow (22 Sep 11) at Earls Court London, one of the UK’s biggest gaming events begins.  Eurogamer Expo runs from Thu 22 Sep through until Sun 25 Sep and features all of this year’s best upcoming gaming releases. Top of the bill is the big three, Modern Warfare 3, Battlefield 3 and Gears of War … Continue reading

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GAMEfest Day 2 Report

GAMEfest – NEC, Birmingham, UK – Day 2, 17 Sep 11 I arrived at Day 2 of GAMEfest to a pleasant surprise; they had opened the event early due to the large amount of people arriving early to queue.  Which mean that those keen enough to get to the NEC were given an extra hour … Continue reading

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Nintendo Unleashed at GAMEfest and Eurogamer Expo (Playable demo’s of Super Pokémon Rumble and Driver 3D)

The Nintendo Unleashed tour visits GAMEfest and Eurogamer Expo over the next few weeks and with them, you can celebrate Zelda’s 25th Anniversary. At the Nintendo Unleashed – Zelda Takeover Stand you can get your hands on the upcoming The Legend of Zelda™: Skyward Sword and 3DS hit The Legend of Zelda™: Ocarina of Time … Continue reading

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Nintendo Unleashed at Edinburgh Interactive 2011

During the month of August, the city of Edinburgh becomes a frantic, muddled mess of activity for the world’s biggest arts Festival. But what we call the ‘Edinburgh Festival’ is really a collection of different festivals that take over the city, attracting folk from all over the world. In addition to the international performing arts … Continue reading

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Hyper Japan 2011 – Nintendo Unleashed Mario Kart 3DS and Super Mario 3DS Playable Demos

Hyper Japan – Olympia 2, Kensington, London – 22 – 24 July 2011 I apologise for the delay in getting this report up.  I managed to give myself food poisoning on Sunday so wasn’t feeling up to much yesterday. As I unfortunately didn’t attend the third day of Hyper Japan, this report is only based … Continue reading

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