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  • 5 things you learn at E3 as a non-gamer

    5 things you learn at E3 as a non-gamer

    Let me start by saying I am not a gamer. My gameplay is restricted to free-to-play mobile puzzle games, wandering around RPGs aimlessly hoping to uncover clues or button mashing arcade cabinets for fighting purposes, then yelling at the screen when my dexterous moves don’t yield the intended results...
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    Complete guide to Denver Comic Con 2018: Badge pick up, programing, maps, guests and more

    Tons of fantastical fandoms will be on full-fledged display in the Mile High City with the newest installment of Pop Culture Classroom's annual Denver Comic Con flying through the Colorado Convention Center, June 15-17. Don't let the name fool you, Denver Comic Con is more than comics. The annual...
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    In photos: AnimeNEXT 2018

    When you mention Atlantic City, one thing that doesn't come to mind is seeing Goku hanging out at the casinos. With AnimeNEXT's move to the region in 2016, that's slowly changing. The popular summer anime convention, which originally began in 2002, has fit rather nicely in the area. With over 12,00...
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    AnimeNEXT 2018 brings anime fun to Atlantic City this weekend

    For the past two years, AnimeNEXT has been turning heads down in Atlantic City, New Jersey. If you're looking to meet some of your favorite personalities from the anime scene, the Atlantic City Convention Center will once again be packed this weekend (June 8 - June 10) with all sorts of delight for...
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    5 things you missed at RuPaul's DragCon 2018 (hint: Frankie Grande was one of them)

    If you’re a hardcore fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race, there was really only one place for you this past weekend. The South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention center should have been your paradise, your retreat, your QUEENdom. Not only was it the site of some major slayage, but HERstory was made when more...
  • RuPaul’s DragCon 2018 sashays back to LA Convention Center

    RuPaul’s DragCon 2018 sashays back to LA Convention Center

    RuPaul’s DragCon is back and more sickening than ever. This year’s three-day event celebrating all things drag will feature the highest number of queens in DragCon HERstory, with more than 90 in attendance. Combined with appearances by top celebrities and personalities, DragCon LA 2018 is sure to...
  • Complete list of 2018 Independent Games Festival Awards winners

    Complete list of 2018 Independent Games Festival Awards winners

    The City by the Bay is buzzing with video game excitement with the Game Developers Conference and Expo spanning over five days, March 19-23. Helping to kick things off were two special award shows honoring the best in the gaming industry. First up was the Independent Games Festival Awards followed...
  • Complete list of 2018 Game Developers Choice Awards winners

    Complete list of 2018 Game Developers Choice Awards winners

    This year's Game Developers Choice Awards continued the excitement of the annual Game Developers Conference and Expo with a special event to honor major achievements in the gaming industry. The Conference and Expo, spanning five days from March 19-23, saw the Game Developers Choice Awards took place...
  • TwitchCon 2018 will be held in San Jose, California this year from Oct. 26-28.

    TwitchCon 2018 dates and location announced

    On February 28, live streaming service Twitch announced the location of TwitchCon 2018. From October 26-28 Twitch streamers and the larger community will converge on the San Jose McEnery  Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Over the course of the weekend, attendees will be able to indulge in all...
  • Complete list of 2018 Denver Comic Con guests

    Complete list of 2018 Denver Comic Con guests

    It's never too early to get pumped about all the guests and celebrities that will be attending a comic convention. While Pop Culture Classroom's 2018 Denver Comic Con is still a few months away, they've already been delighting fans with tons of great guest announcements and news.  This year's...
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    Photos: Day three of Anime NYC 2017

    For three days, Anime NYC brought some big names in the anime scene to the Javits Center. Sunday was the curtain call for the 2017 installment, and folks wasted no time in finding some great last minute deals in the expo hall. Over the summer, Viz Media announced the English dub cast for Terra...
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    Photos: Day two of Anime NYC 2017

    "Gimme a sec, guys. I've waited eight years for this," stated comedian Uncle Yo while taking a selfie before Anime NYC's Masquerade Ultra Deluxe on Saturday. For the NYC resident, this was the end of his farewell tour, which started earlier this year at MAGfest and worked its way to AnimeNEXT. After...
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    Photos: Day one of Anime NYC 2017

    For years, folks in and around New York City wished for another amazing anime convention to return to the region. Fortunately, Greg Topalian, who founded New York Comic Con, and Peter Tatara, who helped run New York Anime Festival, heard everyone's call. On Friday, the first ever Anime NYC kicked...
  • Anime NYC panels worth checking out

    Anime NYC panels worth checking out

    The inaugural Anime NYC arrives to the Javits Center this weekend, and anime fans in the area can't wait to be a part of the first major anime convention in the Big Apple since New York Anime Festival. Over 15,000 people are slated to show up for the three day event, which will feature anime guests...
  • Denver Comic Con 2018: Tickets now on sale for the seventh annual convention

    Denver Comic Con 2018: Tickets now on sale for the seventh annual convention

    It is time once again to gear up for Denver's annual celebration of fandoms. Denver Comic Con will take over the Colorado Convention Center June 15-17, 2018 for another year of geeky celebration. Tickets are now available right here on AXS. This year, DCC will be using AXS' Flash Seats system, which...
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    Photos: Day four of New York Comic Con 2017

    All good things must come to an end. On Sunday, the final day for the 2017 installment of New York Comic Con was filled with people looking for last minute deals on the show floor. Sunday was also Kids Day, which meant a ton of kids were in the area dressed as their favorite superhero. Many of the...
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    Photos: Day three of New York Comic Con 2017

    Since 2014, the Eastern Championships of Cosplay at New York Comic Con has been a major proving ground for cosplay on the east coast. For the past two years, the contest has been a part of the global Crown Championships of Cosplay, which brings together cosplayers from around the world to compete...
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    Photos: Day two of New York Comic Con 2017

    Don't worry if you see The Punisher or Sailor Moon walking through Manhattan this weekend. New York Comic Con 2017 is underway, and yesterday, day two of the convention, brought even more surprises and epic moments for every pop culture fanatic. Gamers of all kind were on the show floor purchasing...
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    Photos: Day one of New York Comic Con 2017

    Months of preparation, sewing, and saving up cash has finally led to this! The 2017 installment of New York Comic Con kicked off yesterday, and several eager people waited in line since one in the morning to get in. Armed with snacks and caffeine, they managed to pass the time by conversing with...
  • The best afterparties for New York Comic Con 2017

    The best afterparties for New York Comic Con 2017

    In a couple of days, thousands of people will pack the Javits Center for the 2017 installment of New York Comic Con. Aside from the panels and chances to meet celebs, another strong aspect about the convention involves the insane amount of afterparties set to take place in the region. Whether you're...
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