Simon Furman has been involved with Transformers since the brand turned from a Japanese toy into a Western phenomenon in the 1980s. He started on the fan-favorite British run of Marvel’s original Transformers comics, joining the U.S. books later in their run. He wrote stories for later Dreamwave and the acclaimed rebirth of the comics for IDW. But he’s never written … [Read more...] about Transformers godfather Simon Furman: Rolling out on his first video game
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That's right, those vintage consoles and games your mom dumped in the basement years ago could be worth some serious cash to the right buyer. Got a copy of "Nintendo World Championships 1990?" Then you're looking at $100,000. But it's not all about the cash. Many collectors are more interested in rounding out their personal game libraries, reliving the games they loved as … [Read more...] about Your old video games could be worth serious cash
"They're trying to profit off of it, and I think it's disgusting," said Lori Alhadeff, whose daughter Alyssa was killed after being shot 10 times at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. "We are trying to prevent this from happening again, and they are encouraging it. It is despicable. It is vile." The computer game is slated to be released next month via digital marketplace Steam, and is … [Read more...] about ‘Active Shooter’ video game prompts outrage amid spate of school shootings
Scott Peters had never played Mario Kart before, but he sure as hell wasn’t going to lose to Darrell Issa. Peters, a Democrat from San Diego who represents California’s 52nd congressional district, battled Issa, a Republican from the neighboring 49th district, at last year’s Comic-Con. Peters had been pretty good at Pac-Man back in the day, during law school … [Read more...] about Meet the Members of Congress Who Play Video Games
This week Giant Bomb's Abby Russell joins Jeff on Quick Question, answering all those spicy inquiries you've been sitting on for years. Find out the first game Abby ever played, what TV show they think would be a great video game, and who does a better impression of Meatwad from "Aqua Teen Hunger Force." Here, follow Jeff and Abby and make sure you join in on all the fun next … [Read more...] about What’s the first video game you ever played?