Nintendo’s Classic Edition Consoles: Where Do They Fit In?

The juggernaut that is Nintendo struck gold again last year with the release of the NES Classic Edition. Upon launch it was already sold out and became the video game collecting equivalent of Moby Dick for many a collector. Last September it all happened again with the launch of the SNES Classic Edition. With the … Continue reading Nintendo’s Classic Edition Consoles: Where Do They Fit In?

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Dear EB Games… Are You Serious About This?

Our favourite video game retailer has had their fair share of shenanigans in the past when it comes to selling used or rather "refurbished" games and consoles, but this by far takes the proverbial cake. While browsing on the EB Games Canada website I was caught off guard by what I saw. I noticed that … Continue reading Dear EB Games… Are You Serious About This?

So Many Games: How To Choose From The Latest Releases 

Now if only you had all the money in the world, buying anything wouldn't be an issue. For most of us though, especially guys like me, just out of school and only working part-time, we have to make some tough decisions when it comes to our gaming addiction. At this time of year, on the … Continue reading So Many Games: How To Choose From The Latest Releases 

What Now?: How To Store and Display your Collection

So you bought a new action figure or a video game, or whatever it is you collect. At this point most collectors have to decide something, whether they will choose to display that item or put it in storage. It's very easy to get overrun by your collection when you try to display as much … Continue reading What Now?: How To Store and Display your Collection

The Mad Dash: The Race for Snagging Pre-orders

For as long as I can remember, there was never any issues pre-ordering any video games. Now, finding them on launch day did prove to be difficult on occasion, but eventually there always be a couple copies floating around. But something changed a few years ago and now it's turned into a mad dash to … Continue reading The Mad Dash: The Race for Snagging Pre-orders

Operating A Small YouTube Channel: Advice to New YouTubers

  Running a YouTube channel can be an emotionally trying experience. Wondering why you have not been able to reach as many as you had hoped to, wondering where along the way you messed up. Sometimes sadly the answer is that you did everything right, but you haven't been able to create a voice loud … Continue reading Operating A Small YouTube Channel: Advice to New YouTubers

The Anticipation is Over: The Aftermath of FanExpo 2017

  At the end of the Summer, fans of just about everything descend upon Toronto for Canada's preeminent convention. If you're into Comics, Anime, Video Games, Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and so much more this convention is for you. I had been attending this convention for nearly a decade but in recent years I had fallen … Continue reading The Anticipation is Over: The Aftermath of FanExpo 2017

The Anticipation Continues to Build: Fan Expo Canada 2017 Draws Near 

Early today I checked the mail and to my surprise they had arrived! My badge and wristband for Fan Expo we're finally here. This is very big for me as it has been quite some time since I last went to Fan Expo and really got to enjoy it. I did work the event last … Continue reading The Anticipation Continues to Build: Fan Expo Canada 2017 Draws Near 

Lackluster Collector’s Editions: Sonic Mania… Just Meh

  I should mention first and foremost that the purpose of this post is not to comment on the game itself but instead the retail release of Sonic Mania only. The only thing I will say about the game is that while it is fun, it is incredibly easy and lacks that little something special … Continue reading Lackluster Collector’s Editions: Sonic Mania… Just Meh

Catching a Scam: Knowing What to Look for When Purchasing Collectibles Online

As the old addage says "if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is". This is something you will always want to keep in mind when shopping online. While some reputable online sellers will run regular promotions, most people online are just trying to get top dollar for their merchandise. The first thing … Continue reading Catching a Scam: Knowing What to Look for When Purchasing Collectibles Online