Alex McCumbers

Most people bleed red. Alex bleeds pixels. Hailing from the deep mountains of WV, land of beautiful landscapes and internet scarceness, Alex can be found writing about games in every sense. Retro games are his life, spending more time with his GBA than his PS4. Drop by one of the social doodads for deep discussions about gaming!

Youtubers Take on Athletes in DAY OF DOOM

There’s something magical that happens when you put charismatic gamers in a competitive setting. This is made even better when its two groups that have been known to rarely get along. Athletes and gamers often have a friction between them, especially in the school setting, but now they are teaming up to see who is the best at Doom Multiplayer.

Two New Seasons of FLCL Announced

Out of nowhere, Adult Swim announces that a sequel series to an cult anime hit is coming. FLCL (Fooly Cooly) is one of those shows that’s better understood while watching, rather than trying to explain what it actually is. Visually its dynamic along the lines of Gurren Lagann, while the soundtrack was done by the Japanese band The Pillows.

May the 4th Be With You And at the Comic Shop!

May the 4th is the holiday of Star Wars celebration as its pun-tastic name suggests. Every year, various events are held across the world from the extreme to the humble. This year, Marvel Comics is bringing a slew of May the 4th comics from the True Believers Series. This series is the starting point for some of the best Star Wars comics around. It ranges from new age stories to classics. True Bel...[Read More]

Rumor: NX Controller Photos “Leaked”

Alright, so if you’ve been on Twitter today and you follow as many gamers, producers, studios, and journalists as I do, just about all of them are talking about these photos. Supposedly, the controller above is the super secretive NX controller. This has the investigative type into a frenzy, doing all sorts of zany alterations and cross referencing various parts of the image. People are usin...[Read More]

Largest Pokemon TCG Mosaic Unveils

Recently, the largest productive use of spare trading cards was unveiled in Paris, France. Not only does it use up cards for more than just shoebox fillers, but it’s amazing. Created by the British artist Quentin Devine, the piece is a whopping ten meters tall and seven meters wide! To make this massive Pikachu it took around 13,000 cards. Devine is no stranger to grand scale works such as t...[Read More]

Marvel Universe is Getting a Second Civil War

There’s a reason that the next big blockbuster is Captain America: Civil War. That run of comics was unique in its political portrayal of conflicting ideals with the modern anchor point of how to regulate super-powered persons. It had some of the coolest artwork to date and the story line kept readers on their toes. As any good conflict would, sometimes the wounds never full heal. Prepare fo...[Read More]

NightCry (Project Scissors) Coming Soon to PC

There were plenty of classic horror games on the PSOne, especially after the first Resident Evil, which debuted twenty years ago. After that monumental game, developers played around with the formula Capcom established. This created some interesting titles with varying degrees of success. One of the fairly obscure games from that era was the Clock Tower series, a set of games that had the player r...[Read More]

What? Indie Game Combines Retro Schmup with Nightmares

Over the years, being that I’m constantly on the lookout for games of all sorts, I’ve seen some shit. Between Katamari Damacy‘s jolly roll about the quirkiness of Japan and the recent Sonic Dreams Collection bad-touching my brain and my childhood, there’s not much that really phases me. However, and here’s where things get creepy, this game is hitting all sorts of lev...[Read More]

Werewolves Within is Bringing Social Gaming to Video Games

Tabletop games are something that video games have been trying to replicate over the years with varying degrees of success. Whether its the virtual tables of Roll20 for Dungeons & Dragons or the many variations of Apples to Apples, there’s something that board games have that video games lack. Ubisoft is trying to bridge that gap with their take on the classic social game, Werewolf. In t...[Read More]

Choo, Choo! Funko Announces Hogwarts Express POP Figures

Coming in June, the lovable collectible churning machine that is POP! will be releasing the next great thing to obsess over. Behold, that is the Hogwarts Express! Sold as three separate pieces, this locomotive piloted by the Harry Potter power trio not only holds space to put figures, but also connects together to create a full train. Yes, you read that correctly, these vehicles connect together. ...[Read More]

Playstation VR Set to Come Out This Year

Sony announced that the Playstation VR is slated for a release during October. This headset will come at 399.99 USD at retail, which isn’t that off the mark considering Sony’s plans. Of course, this additional piece doubles the price of a PS4 for someone wanting to pick up both, but for those of us already owning a PS4, it seems reasonable.

3DRealms’ Bombshell DLC and Patch Released

Will Bombshell still tank though? It’s hard to deny Bombshell’s critical reception across the board. With a Metascore currently at 44, the game has been called “bad, boring, and broken” by Gamespot. Now, a new patch hopes to offer stability to a game that may have been released too soon, but is still gaining traction by the creators and fans.

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