By Staff Reports Rose City Comic Con, Oregon’s premier comic con, is proud to announce three days of programming complete with panels, workshops, celebrity appearances, and more, taking over the Oregon Convention Center from September 13-15. Family-friendly pavilion Rose City Jr, presented by the Toy Association, brings all-ages programming to its dedicated stage on the…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports The 8th annual Rose City Comic Con by LeftField Media, will unite 70,000 fans of comics, technology and science, television and film, custom art, over-the-top cosplay, and more at the Oregon Convention Center from Friday, September 13 through Sunday, September 15, 2019. The convention floor and panel rooms will buzz with hundreds…Read moreRead more
By the Pastrami Nation Podcast Crew Here is this week’s Facebook podcast, now in audio and on Soundcloud. Leave a comment by SATURDAY, July 27th at 9 p.m. PST on here, on SoundCloud OR on Facebook and be entered for a chance to win one of the prizes mentioned!
By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan Smith and Jason Smith Comic Con International: San Diego is easily the biggest and most known of the comic conventions. Known as SDCC, the annual convention took over the San Diego Convention Center once again, with events taking place across the surrounding historic Gaslamp District. Fans of comic…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Staff Reporter (Victor Valley)– With more than 110,000 expected attendees, Anime Expo (AX) is one of the largest pop culture conventions in the world. With an emphasis on anime, manga, cosplay and more, the convention will once again return to the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 4th-July 7th, with a…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Get an inside look at the history and passion behind the legendary Street Fighter franchise in a special event featuring Executive Producer Yoshinori Ono. The panel will feature an inside look at Ono-san’s history with Capcom as well as the art, lore, and world that drives the soul of every Street Fighter…Read moreRead more
By Noble Morris What’s up, world? Project C28 back with a reaction video on Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Check it out, and let us know what you think of the trailer? Will it be better than Battlefront?
By Jason R. Smith Photos by Adrienne Smith and Jason R. Smith There is one word to sum up our time at the Washington State Summer Con – wow! Taking place at the Washington State Fairgrounds, there is no shortage of space. From autograph alley to the vendor and artist section there is a huge…Read moreRead more
By Noble Morris Project C28 here, and I am back with a video game trailer reaction video to THQ Nordic’s Destroy All Humans! Check out the video below, and let us know what you thought about the trailer!
By Noble Morris Hey everyone, Project C28 here and back with my first ever video game trailer reaction video! And it had to be from the trailer that has everyone talking: Cyberpunk 2077! Check out the video and let me know what you thought of the trailer!
By Staff Reports “The first casualty of war is always truth”. Or Bessie, the cow. And you KNEW it, didn’t you? They are real, they are evil and they are here to take over our planet. No, not cows, aliens. Yes, that’s right, the invasion of Earth has already begun, the aliens are among us!…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Cyberpunk 2077, the upcoming open-world, action-adventure story from the creators of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, will release April 16th, 2020 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Pre-order Cyberpunk 2077 The game’s Collector’s Edition is also available for pre-order and comes packed with a number of high-quality collectibles. These include a…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Comic book artists and writers, cosplayers, and some of the most famous voice actors in the world descended on to the Inland Empire as Comic Con Revolution took over the Ontario Convention Center this weekend. “It’s great to have an event like this in our back yard, and this…Read moreRead more
By Steven Seggerman There will be plenty of spoilers ahead! You’ve been warned! Episode 3 takes place many weeks after the last, where Sean and Daniel were forced to run away from their grandparent’s home. Now they are part of a community of vagabonds living out of tents in the forest. Finn, the hippy leader…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Comic book fans rejoice: the Inland Empire’s only comic book convention, Comic Con Revolution, is back for their third year as the show returns to the Ontario Convention Center this weekend. Comic Con Revolution expands with over 200 guests, over 300 exhibitors, two full days of programming and more as the…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Pokemon is easily one of the biggest, most famous and longest running franchises in the entertainment industry. From the groundbreaking Game Boy games to the viral Pokemon Go mobile game, the pocket monster craze is as strong as ever. Perfect time for the first live action film, and who better to…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Today, Fortnite’s Season 9 has launched and is now available on all platforms where Fortnite is available to download. For Battle Royale, the map has undergone some dramatic changes, bringing with it a new Slipstream wind transportation, and new points of interest like Neo Tilted, the Mega Mall! Creative gets some new…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports IDW Publishing is humbled to announce that three of its most recent Sonic The Hedgehog comic books – issues #14 and #15 from the ongoing monthly series, as well as Sonic The Hedgehog Annual 2019 – have completely sold out at the distributor level. The heat on IDW’s Sonic The Hedgehog has…Read moreRead more
By Steven Seggerman Tactical RPGs are some of my favorite types of games. 6 Eyes Studios has admitted their biggest influence was Final Fantasy Tactics, and it’s a great game to model a project off of. Battles can go on and on, requiring a lot of patience, but I love seeing how each move you…Read moreRead more
By Steven Seggerman If you’ve been following my game reviews, or know anything about me at all, you’re probably aware of (and tired of hearing about) my deep love for the Life is Strange series. Choice, and how that choice affects the world in strange, and sometimes, devastating ways was one of the many things…Read moreRead more
By Kevin Hoskinson Degrees of Separation is a fun indie 2D platformer developed by indie studio Moondrop and published by Modus Games. It follows Ember and Rime, two characters from different worlds, but with a common goal. While it’s fun to play by yourself, the experience really opens up when you play with a friend….Read moreRead more
By Steven Seggerman Vaporum is a game that checks all the boxes for me. Tactical, strategic combat on a grid map with deep RPG elements? Shut up and take my money. However, right away I knew I was going to have a lot of mixed feelings about the game. The intro and storytelling are questionably…Read moreRead more
By Steven Seggerman Generation Zero is a first-person survival game that takes place in ‘80s Sweden during a post-apocalyptic event. The “we made killer robots, and we’re surprised they’ve turned on us” variety of apocalypse we’ve all come to know and dread. There’s no real story here, other than a quick set up and some…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Dark Horse Books, Lucasfilm Ltd., Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts present The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The new book, which was created in close collaboration between the four companies, is a full-color, oversized hardcover volume that captures the design process of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a galaxy-spanning, action-adventure…Read moreRead more
By Steven Seggerman After months of being teased by Bethesda, The Elder Scrolls: Blades is finally here! I got my Early Access pass, jumped in, and was immediately blown away by what I saw. The graphics are unreal for a mobile game, something you really must see to believe. It’s not a perfect game by…Read moreRead more
By Steven Seggerman Operencia: The Stolen Sun sounds like your typical run-of-the-mill RPG. At first glance, I didn’t see anything that stood out from the rest. However, after having spent just half an hour with the game, I could tell there was something special here. You’re going to need to give it half an hour…Read moreRead more
By Steven Seggerman When browsing through the Switch’s eShop I spied Riot and was instantly curious. The backstory behind the game’s development had me even more intrigued when I discovered that the developers behind Riot found themselves caught in, well, a riot! This is what inspired them to create a game about actual conflicts, showing…Read moreRead more
By Pastrami Nation Staff WonderCon 2019 is here! Back in Anaheim, and back with a vengence, the O.C’s own comic convention shined brightly. From major comic book publishers, indie publishers, artists and writers, toy companies, pop culture shops, cosplay and more, this con is the place to be this weekend. Check out the photos from…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports VIZ Media takes gamers on a vivid journey to an alternate realm with the release of THE WORLD NEXT DOOR on March 28th. This debut video game from the multimedia entertainment company is produced as part of an ongoing publishing partnership with indie game innovator Rose City Games, with character designs by…Read moreRead more
By Steven Seggerman When they announced Dragon Quest Builders 2 I was so excited that when it finally released in Japan I bought it, regardless of what language it was in. I wanted this game. If you haven’t had a chance to check out DQB1, you really should. It’s on almost every platform out there,…Read moreRead more