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 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Groundbreaking ‘GTA: Vice City’ is a bad place you should revisit

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Groundbreaking ‘GTA: Vice City’ is a bad place you should revisit

In 2001, a groundbreaking, literally game-changing title emerged from Rockstar Games known as “Grand Theft Auto III.” Gamers were in sheer awe of how immersive this game was but, friends, this was just the beginning of the shackles being taken off and the era of open world or “sandbox” titles becoming a part of our […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: A last meal, ‘Madden 18,’ Seether, and red pill or blue pill?

A FREAK ACCIDENT: A last meal, ‘Madden 18,’ Seether, and red pill or blue pill?

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Rich Howells

Break the Barrier indie wrestling festival smashes into GSW Arena in Old Forge on June 11

Break the Barrier indie wrestling festival smashes into GSW Arena in Old Forge on June 11

“WWE SmackDown Live” sold out the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township last year (with “WWE Monday Night Raw” coming back this June), and smaller promotions like Big Time Wrestling have stopped in the area over the years (like those classic CYC matches), so it’s safe to say that wrestling is as […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Pac-Land’ is a TurboGrafx-16 ghost worth hunting down

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Pac-Land’ is a TurboGrafx-16 ghost worth hunting down

I am often asked as a video game store owner what made some less popular consoles fail, and while this is not straight across the board, or perhaps not the only reason, most of the time it is due to failed marketing strategies. In the case of the TurboGrafx-16, a fledgling system that arrived smack […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Workers’ comp fraud, ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ and the girl code

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Workers’ comp fraud, ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ and the girl code

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Video Games Live multimedia concert at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre rescheduled for Jan. 12

Video Games Live multimedia concert at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre rescheduled for Jan. 12

From a press release: Due to a scheduling conflict, Video Games Live has rescheduled two of their upcoming concerts, including their Friday, May 19 performance at the F.M. Kirby Center. It will now be performed in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and will still feature members of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Free Comic Book Day at Comics on the Green in Scranton, 05/06/17

PHOTOS: Free Comic Book Day at Comics on the Green in Scranton, 05/06/17

Imperial forces invaded Comics on the Green in downtown Scranton on Saturday, May 6, along with a slew of readers of all ages grabbing Free Comic Book Day freebies. Opening in 1992, the store is the longest running comic shop in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and it was easy to see why on FCBD, which is held […]

 Joe Evans

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’s’ eye candy is a bit too sweet, but still enjoyable

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’s’ eye candy is a bit too sweet, but still enjoyable

How many root beer floats are too many? That seems like a trick question, right? How could one possibly put an objective limit on delicious, sugary goodness? I, like many, love a good root beer float. It’s a delicious treat that hits my sweet tooth like a laser blast. If someone put a root beer […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Code Name: Viper’ is an NES action spy game worth uncovering

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Code Name: Viper’ is an NES action spy game worth uncovering

After the debauchery of April’s “Foolishly Bad Games” month, I treat myself, and hopefully you as well, to some of my favorite games. As May 1 is my birthday (it was wonderful), I often look back at the games that have shaped my childhood and have now become a part of the stories and information […]

 Rich Howells

3 NEPA comic shops celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 6 with artists, cosplayers, and more

3 NEPA comic shops celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 6 with artists, cosplayers, and more

The first Saturday in May is approaching faster than a speeding bullet, and comic book fans know what that means – Free Comic Book Day is coming to comic shops around the world, including three right here in Northeastern Pennsylvania on May 6. Stores in Scranton, West Pittston, and Honesdale will not only be giving […]

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