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Steve Thomas and Mike Lovato, owners of StarFighters Arcade

Starfighters Arcade expands and upgrades to new location

July 24, 2015 – 7:45 am

The intergalactic heroes at Starfighters Arcade in Mesa will soon be moving their vintage video-game gallery to a bigger and better East Valley location.

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Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

July 31, 2015 – 7:45 am
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

At 53-years old, Tom Cruise (as the ever-resourceful and amazingly lucky IMF agent, Ethan Hunt) proves again why he is one of the only living actors able to legitimately claim the status of “movie star.” Scientology, Schmlientology…who cares? This leading man consistently delivers in some of the most entertaining movies ever made – and in this case he’s even doing most of his own dangerous stunts.

The plot In a nutshell (or a compact audio tape, as it were) has the IMF being disbanded by congress, at the suggestion of CIA director, Alan Hunley (Alec Baldwin), just as the Impossible Mission agents are getting ready to go after Solomon Lane (Sean Harris), the head of the evil terrorist organization known as the “Syndicate.”

Who would win in a fight between the Impossible Missions Force’s Ethan Hunt and MI6’s James Bond? It’s hard to say, but in the 2015 espionage movie battle, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation has set the bar incredibly high, and the upcoming 007 film, Spectre, is going to have a tough time beating all of the edge-of-your-seat excitement packed into the latest M:I effort.

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Blizzard Blitz: July 26th – Next HearthStone expansion announced!

July 26, 2015 – 7:00 pm

We finally know what the next HearthStone expansion will be, and it is surprising to say the least!

Classic Comic Cover Corner (Dog Days Edition) – Superboy #56

July 26, 2015 – 7:45 am
Superboy #56 – April, 1957

We celebrated Hot Dog Day and we’re tail-deep into the Dog Days of Summer, so it’s time we got ‘Sirius’ and showcased a cover that celebrates man’s best friend.

Starfighters Arcade expands and upgrades to new location

July 24, 2015 – 7:45 am
Steve Thomas and Mike Lovato, owners of StarFighters Arcade

The intergalactic heroes at Starfighters Arcade in Mesa will soon be moving their vintage video-game gallery to a bigger and better East Valley location.

Tarzan to meet Sheena in upcoming Dynamite crossover

July 23, 2015 – 7:45 am
Sheena, Queen of the Jungle

Classic pulp characters, Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, will meet for the very first time in an upcoming crossover comic-book event.

Splatoon: drawing a postmodern path for Nintendo

July 21, 2015 – 9:30 pm
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Everything about Splatoon is unconventional.

Blizzard Blitz: July 19th – StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void launch date detected!

July 19, 2015 – 7:52 pm

Pre-order SC2: Legacy of the Void and get instant access to prologue missions before anybody else!

Classic Comic Cover Corner (Pluto edition) – House of Mystery #87

July 19, 2015 – 7:45 am
House of Mystery #87 – June, 1959

Space-nerds are going crazy over the recent Pluto flyby, but what most Earthlings want to know is, ‘When is Pluto going to stop sending us their menacing pets?’

Review: Ant-Man – More fun than a picnic

July 17, 2015 – 12:05 am
Ant-Man

Despite the throngs of doubters who thought that Peyton Reed, would never be able to pull off this film, he has delivered an outstanding Marvel masterpiece.

No joke: Suicide Squad trailer unleashed

July 13, 2015 – 1:53 pm
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“What makes you think you can control them?”

Blizzard Blitz: July 12th – Another slow week

July 12, 2015 – 8:15 pm

Maybe it is a result of the holiday vacation schedule at Blizzard, or they had a lot of things going on at San Diego Comic Con, but not a lot was going on this week!

Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata has passed away at 55

July 12, 2015 – 5:56 pm
Iwata in a promotional video for the Wii U in 2014.

Satoru Iwata, president and CEO of Nintendo, has died.

Classic Comic Cover Corner (SDCC 2015 Edition) – Doc Savage Comics #1

July 12, 2015 – 7:45 am
Doc Savage Comics #1 – June, 1940

I applaud SDCC for recognizing Doc Savage and The Shadow in their busy programming schedule; pulp heroes who inspired almost every aspect of any comic convention.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Saturday – Star Wars art and Stan Lee

July 12, 2015 – 12:30 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015: Saturday

Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con showcased Star Wars art by Rob Prior and the Sideshow Collectibles R2-ME2 exhibit, and the amazing Stan Lee made an appearance.

New trailer pits Batman v Superman v Wonder Woman v Alfred v Lex Luthor v some senator v Ma Kent v everybody …

July 11, 2015 – 2:13 pm
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer (Warner Bros.)

“Black and blue. God versus man. Day versus night.”