A free game today only!
[Full Disclosure: I have a personal relationships with the developer of this game. And I'm employed by the company who provided the tools for the development kit.]
Today is free comic book day! So go get yourself some free comics at your local comics store. To celebrate, Atomic Robo: Violent Science for iOS is also free!
In America, the the late summer holds many great conventions. Between San Diego Comicon, PAX Prime, and Otakon there is something for everyone, however, none of them hold a candle to a certain convention from Japan, that makes even these huge events look like a meet-up at your local comic book store. Since 1975 devout fans of anime, manga, and gaming have been turning out in mass for the bi-annual event known as Comiket. While the majority of the convention focuses on the distribution of fan made content known as dojinshi. As of late this event has seen turnouts of more than 35,000 vendors, and numbers far exceeding over 500,000 con goers, and this number doesn’t show any chance of slimming any time soon.
Substance TV, a site about culture and creations that span from the printed industry of comics in the digital industry of games. Rather than taking a look at what’s to come, I decided to take a look back at where it began.. Specifically with the man of steel and the infamous Action Comics #1.
The creator of AKIRA, Katsuhiro Otomo has announced that he is planning a new Manga series for Shonen Jump. His work as of late has been reserved for collaborations and short projects making this the first large project he has worked on in nearly 2 decades
Very little is known right now outside the story taking place in what is known as Japan’s Meiji period which took place during the late 1800′s early 1900′s and represents a time in Japan of major governmental and social change.
Stay tuned for more information.
While you wait feel free to start your own Neo Tokyo gang in style with the purchase of an official replica of the jacket worn by Kaneda for only $900! Joking aside, that thing is pretty sweet.
Michael Bay is getting a lot of flack over his comments concerning the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film. In his words, the Turtles will be an alien race, who are tough, edgy, funny, and completely lovable. Will this be the end of the Turtles on the silver screen, or a different interpretation?
As payback for our chat being down last week, we hand the show over to the viewers and let you make the requests. From day one DLC, Resident Evil Raccoon City, Ninja Gaiden 3, gays in video games, and the lack of scary games, we talk about it all!
As mentioned in the show, check out: Editor’s Notes – Mass Effect 3 Ending Drama
Could the online pass debate have a solution? Cliffy B. seems to thinks so! Is his idea of selling “lite” versions of games the solution or just another dead end? Then we switch gears and ask the question, where are all the new comic book superheros? Can any new comic book superhero truly stand the test of time compared to classics like Batman, Superman, and others? We answer all of these questions and more in Issues #30 of Boomzies!
We start with the rumors flying around about the successor to the Xbox 360. Will it use Blu Rays, will it have some sort of measures in place restricting gamers from playing used games on the console, and will it actually use a stupid name like Xbox 720? Then in our main topic we address ludology vs. narratology. Does story or interactivity take precedence or does it truly depend on the game? Watch as Brian and Landon duke it out in this extra long episode!