Brian and Colin from Games Under Pressure stop by our MGC Event Space to talk about the Midwest Gaming Classic itself, Projects, Portables, Ben Heckendorn (as we are featured in the Benheck Experience area of the show), and the state of modding past, present, and future with Portablesofdoom co-contributors John and Lorne.
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M. Night Shymalan has been signed onto the Warner Home Video studios to direct the next trio of Batman games, as reported by TMZ.com. The next game, due out in 2015, called Batman: Arkham’s Argo, Batman goes undercover as Bruce Wayne to scout Commercially Zoned land for sale in the outskirts of Gotham in attempt to expand the Wayne Enterprises Empire, but secretly looking for the location of a new Batcave. How would the Video game landscape change if Shymalan directed other video game franchises? We investigate in this PortablesofDoom exclusive.
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Imagine a normal hotel filled to capacity with everything Video Game related. Hundreds of Pinball and Arcade Machines on Free Play, just about every console released set up for display, tournaments, LAN matches, cosplay, live gaming podcasts, guest speakers and presentations, and a huge vendor area. That is the Midwest Gaming Classic! Read More →
It’s no secret that thrift stores can be a bountiful connection for the Retro Collector, be it Goodwill, Savers, Salvation Army, Value Village, and the like. While you can find some pretty neat stuff over time, you usually have to wade though some questionable items to find something nice. This being a technology based website most of the items featured in this series will be of that nature; broken lamps, ugly furniture, and used home ovulation kits notwithstanding. Read More →
Welcome to the new Portables of Doom. Founded in early 2003, Abbibi vs. the Portables of Doom was set up as a information hub for console portables, featuring various projects, concepts, and guides in a conglomeration of many portable video game systems and the means of constructing them. Acting as a sister site to other portables of the time such as the original Benheck Atari VCSp, Tighe’s NESp, and Kevtris’ Portendo, PortablesofDoom contained valuable information on many areas of portablizing from motherboard sizes and trimming guides, voltages, and various pinouts for many consoles ranging from Atari 2600 to the Nintendo Gamecube. Read More →