Penny Arcade not playing around with games journalism

Penny Arcade, the long-running webcomic about gaming and gamers, is no stranger to branching out. They’ve got the charity Child’s Play, the annual gaming convention Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) and have even produced a couple of games of their own. Now the site is adding long-form video games journalism to its list of offerings. In […]

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Geek icons up for TIME ‘Most Influential’ honors

Neil Gaiman, writer of the Hugo-nominated Batman collection Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?, is already up for an even higher honor: TIME magazine’s list of the Top 100 Most Influential People of 2010. Also among the 200 nominees: DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson, Avatar visionary James Cameron, Dr. Horrible himself Neil Patrick Harris, the […]

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Dark arts prevent Penny Arcade book tour stop in Arizona

Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins, aka Tycho and Gabe from Penny Arcade, are going on tour to celebrate the release of their new book The Splendid Magic of Penny Arcade: The 11½ Anniversary Edition. Of course, the dynamic duo can’t be everywhere, but nevertheless the list of lucky cities was criticized by fans for “perceived […]

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