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 ...
Beats by BossaNova – Budo Grape: Amsterdam

Beats by BossaNova – Budo Gra

Hey there! BossaNova back again with another album review! This time around we've got Budo Grape's latest record, Amsterdam!
Bobby Henshin’s Time At Anime North 2014

Bobby Henshin’s Time At Anime

Anime North is said to be one of the biggest cons in the great white north. I'm quoting actual Canadians on this one. Chock full of guests from both America, ...
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 ...

Siege Spots – JetGetters

Posted on Mar 23 2014
Siege Spots – JetGetters
Imagine this: you're in the middle of a high-speed dogfight, your ally ahead of you taking on heavy fire. Thinking quickly, you leap from your own cockpit, sending out your grappling-arm to latch on and zoom toward your ally's jet, climbing atop it and shooting. This is just one amazing scenario that could happen in any given match of the Kickstarter project, JetGetters.

Siege Spots — Catapult for Hire

Posted on Feb 16 2014
Siege Spots — Catapult for Hire
Got a leaky pipe? Call a plumber. Your electricity giving you trouble? Time to pay the electrician. But what if you need to fling rocks around hidden dungeons, go fishing, or help an ogre with his chores? Then you, my friend, need a Catapult for Hire.

Siege Spots – Casual Tabletop

Posted on Jan 26 2014
Siege Spots – Casual Tabletop
Alright readers, today I'd like to talk about a recent interest of mine: casual tabletop. Because, y'know, sometimes you don't have time for a full-on session of D&D.

Siege Spots – Bullet Bros.

Posted on Nov 17 2013
Siege Spots – Bullet Bros.
Some of my earliest memories are of playing one of the Metal Slug games in a Chuck E. Cheese's. Oh wait, that was actually only like 3 years ago. But that won't stop me from being nostalgically excited for Bullet Bros!

Siege Spots – “Code Monkey Save World” Review

Posted on Oct 20 2013
Siege Spots – “Code Monkey Save World” Review
The worlds of Jonathan Coulton's songs have collided into one action-packed comic series. There's sure to be plenty of nods familiar to people who follow Coulton's music, but is there anything for the average comic reader?

Siege Spots – The Beauty of Chaos Wars

Posted on Oct 06 2013
Siege Spots – The Beauty of Chaos Wars
Today, dear readers, I am going to talk to you about my favorite game in my PS2 library. Yes, I love it even more than Mister Mosquito.

Siege Spots – Getting Rich Quick With Fanime

Posted on Aug 25 2013
Siege Spots – Getting Rich Quick With Fanime
Hi, I'm Siege, and I'm a poor college student. I can't even afford to buy real people food like eggs and caviar. So I've been thinking: I should find a way to make money. I see the kids these days talking about how much they like anime. I could make an anime, I think.

Siege Spots – OZombie: Interview with American McGee

Posted on Jul 02 2013
Siege Spots – OZombie: Interview with American McGee
American McGee and Spicy Horse are at it again with another re-imagining of a childhood story. This time they're taking on The Wizard of Oz with the Kickstarter for their new game, OZombie.

Siege Spots – Anthymn Interview

Posted on Jun 30 2013
Siege Spots – Anthymn Interview
Anthymn is a Musical Massively Multiplayer Online RPG. A Massively Musical Online RPG? Musical Multiplayer RPG? Whatever it is, it's awesome, and I've got an interview all about it.

Siege Spot – A Hat In Time

Posted on Jun 02 2013
Siege Spot – A Hat In Time
It's time for a Siege Spot Special, where I post a little off my normal schedule to talk about something so cool I couldn't wait to post it. This time I'll be talking to the developers of an up-and-coming crowd-funded game called A Hat In Time, a game inspired by classic N64 platformers.