East Valley gamers advance to Pokemon Nationals

This past weekend more than 1,500 people attended the Pokémon Video Game Regional Championships at the Phoenix Convention Center — and East Valley gamers did rather well. 22-year-old Queen Creek resident Josh Bujanda — whose younger brother Carlos was last year’s junior champ — was senior division champ this year, and advances to the nationals […]

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Nintendo partners with American Heart Association

There’s little doubt that Nintendo’s Wii created — or at least redefined — the genre of fitness gaming as it exists today. So it’s not surprising that today the game company and the American Heart Association announced a partnership that will put the iconic nonprofit organization’s logos on Nintendo gaming products that foster physical activity. […]

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Wampa snuggle?

Not too long ago, in a galaxy not so far, far away, the gadget purveyors at ThinkGeek caused an Internet sensation with its April Fool’s Day prank of an exclusive Star Wars-themed sleeping bag in the shape of a Tauntaun creature like the one Han Solo eviscerated to provide shelter for a wounded Luke Skywalker […]

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Rising E.V. bands to play at Phoenix Comicon’s Geek Prom

Two high school bands from the East Valley — Gilbert’s Braincage and Mesa’s No Big Deal — will perform at the Geek Prom on May 29 at Phoenix Comicon. “I love their music,” said Katie Charland, Phoenix Comicon’s community outreach manager. “You can tell they have fun performing.” Trio Braincage has been performing at high […]

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