Beats by BossaNova – From Adam On Down: Forbidden Fruit

Beats by BossaNova – From Ada

Hello, hello! BossaNova here again with another music review. This time around, we've got From Adam On Down's latest record Forbidden Fruit!
Kayarath’s Adventures in New NES Games!

Kayarath’s Adventures in New

I am proud to present my interview with the greatest NES game maker
Simulblast! Week 002 of Summer 2014

Simulblast! Week 002 of Summer 2014

There were bikinis! There were buns! There were weenies! It's summertime on this week's Simulblast, and our contestants are getting us in the summer mood with fake (and real!) beach ...
The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Expo 2014

The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Ex

Anime Expo is the largest and the fastest growing con in North America. Last year, Anime Expo had about 60,000 attendees, but this year was reported to have over 80,000! ...
Game Sho — Quest for Infamy

Game Sho — Quest for Infamy

I had never really played an adventure game before. I'm fairly young, so that genre had fallen out of the mainstream before I ever got the chance to play them. ...
The Wandering Witch – The Climb Resumes

The Wandering Witch – The Cli

Hi, all, I'm Moonhawk81 (The Wandering Witch). I've been around The Fan for a long while now and am finally attempting to contribute directly to the site in my own ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Natalie Hoover

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked to Natalie Hoover about her cool projects like Kick-Heart and Danganronpa 2! Listen in to hear all about these and more!
The Alpha Gamer #4: Running the Distance with Melody’s Escape

The Alpha Gamer #4: Running the Dis

Imagine, if you will, a game that was conceived when Miku Hatsune, Audiosurf, and Dance Dance Revolution got together and made a baby. That’s probably the most accurate way to ...
Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery

Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery

Missed Zenkaikon? What a shame! We didn't and as such here's a batch of pictures from the event. Which cosplay was your favorite?
Kana’s Korner – Interview with David Eddings

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked to David Eddings, the voice of the lovable Claptrap from Borderlands and the VP of Business Development over at Gearbox Studios! Check it out!
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Mona Marshall

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We had a nice little chat with Mona Marshall to hear about the things she's been lending her voice to lately like South Park: The Stick of Truth! Have a ...
The Uzi Import Report: The Irregular at Magic High School

The Uzi Import Report: The Irregula

Welcome to the return of the Uzi Import Report! Some of you may be on summer break for school, but prepare yourselves to get right back into it with this ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Matthew Mercer

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We brought Matt Mercer back to talk all about his tons of awesome new roles in stuff like Attack on Titan and Magi, as well as help him plug his ...
Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT 2014

Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT

This was my first convention where I ever had down-time. Typically, the minute I receive the schedule, I cover it in highlighter marks for all the panels I intend to ...

Bargain Gaming – FTL Review

Posted on Jan 03 2013
Bargain Gaming – FTL Review
I think it’s safe to say that Indie games are a hit or miss bunch. Love them or hate them, there is just as good of a chance that an “Indie” title will end up being a waste of time as there is that it will have any quality in its execution.

Bargain Gaming – My Little Pony

Posted on Dec 20 2012
Bargain Gaming – My Little Pony
Dang, it’s been a while since I last wrote hasn’t it? Hopefully you guys still remember me, but if not then allow me to reintroduce myself. I am the Bargain Gamer, and I am here to share my thoughts on bargain titles and specials for your perusal.

Bargain Gaming – Max Payne 3

Posted on Jul 19 2012
Bargain Gaming – Max Payne 3
Oh god, where do I even start with this one. Max Payne 3 is a AAA title published by top tier game developer Rockstar Games, the developers of such beloved games as Grand Theft Auto (pick one) and Red Dead Redemption.

Bargain Gaming – Lollipop Chainsaw

Posted on Jul 05 2012
Bargain Gaming – Lollipop Chainsaw
There comes a time that every reviewer wants to set aside their persona. To communicate something deeply personal about themselves or their beliefs with their audience. A desire for them to reach beyond the veil of separation and show the reader what they truly value and care about. That, for perhaps one fleeting moment, they might share a piece of themselves with their audience so that both they and their readers can grow from the experience.

Bargain Gaming – Journey

Posted on May 03 2012
Bargain Gaming – Journey
There is a question that I hear fairly frequently that bothers me more than it rightly should. I understand the intent behind the query, but the way it is phrased is so poorly thought out and foolish sounding that it makes me roll my eyes just out of reflex. Because no matter how intelligent the person may be, the moment they ask that flawed question, “Are video games art?”

Bargain Player – Recon CS-6 Review

Posted on Apr 05 2012
Bargain Player – Recon CS-6 Review
I’ve been doing a bit of soul searching lately, wondering if gaming is really something worth writing about. Sure, they’re a lot of fun to play and all, but who really wants to read about a game they could be playing?

Bargain Gaming – Mafia II Review

Posted on Mar 15 2012
Bargain Gaming – Mafia II Review
You’ve gotta love the mafia. Sure they were a bunch of criminals who killed, bribed, and stole with a passion that was almost unbelievable, but at least they had style.

Bargain Gaming – Muscle March

Posted on Mar 01 2012
Bargain Gaming – Muscle March
You know, there are some days when I’m sure that my good friend Tyto secretly hates me with a burning passion. One of these occurred right after he released his manliest review to date, Overcompensating with the Owl in the Rafters, and he proposed a rather... unique game for me to review based on the subject matter. That game: Muscle March. What. The. Eff.

Bargain Gaming Special Review – Arkham City

Posted on Feb 16 2012
Bargain Gaming Special Review – Arkham City
It’s funny. There have been hundreds, perhaps even thousands of super heroes created for public consumption. From the straight forward heroism of Superman to the crazy antics of Deadpool, there has always been a character type for fans to latch onto and watch as they evolved through the medium of comics.

Bargain Gaming Special Review – Saints Row: The Third

Posted on Feb 02 2012
Bargain Gaming Special Review – Saints Row: The Third
Wooooooo! This review marks one year since I first started writing for The Fan, with my first game review for the site about Devil Kings first being posted back on February third of last year. It's been an awesome year writing for you guys, with lots of fun reviews and fun side content just for you! I think this calls for a bit of a celebration!