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 NEPA Scene Staff

New animated ‘Batman and Harley Quinn’ movie screens in NEPA theaters on Aug. 14

New animated ‘Batman and Harley Quinn’ movie screens in NEPA theaters on Aug. 14

From a press release: Following successful big screen presentations of “Batman: The Killing Joke” and “Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders” in 2016, Warner Bros. Studios, DC Entertainment, and Fathom Events will present a special one-night-only cinema event for the latest DC Universe Original Movie, “Batman and Harley Quinn,” on Monday, Aug. 14 in select […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan’ Director’s Cut beams into NEPA theaters Sept. 10-13

‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan’ Director’s Cut beams into NEPA theaters Sept. 10-13

From a press release: “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” the epic science fiction adventure that continues to captivate audiences, marks its 35th anniversary with a two-day-only return to cinemas nationwide. The classic 1982 film will be presented by Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures in a digitally remastered Director’s Cut and, as an added […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: While ‘E.T.’ was an infamous flop, it isn’t the worst Atari game

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: While ‘E.T.’ was an infamous flop, it isn’t the worst Atari game

This month will be quite an interesting one for Turn to Channel 3 as we take a look at some games that can be enjoyed (or not) on various Atari consoles. With the mysterious Ataribox marking the return of that brand to the video game business, I thought that now would be a great time […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Northeast PA Innovation Conference in Scranton covers latest bioscience and health tech Aug. 10-11

Northeast PA Innovation Conference in Scranton covers latest bioscience and health tech Aug. 10-11

From a press release: Wilkes University’s Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and tecBRIDGE are hosting the second annual Northeast Pennsylvania Innovation Conference at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center on Thursday, Aug. 10 and Friday, Aug. 11. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the conference opening at 9 a.m. This year’s […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Metal Slug: 1st Mission’ fits tank-sized fun into Neo Geo Pocket

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Metal Slug: 1st Mission’ fits tank-sized fun into Neo Geo Pocket

So there’s something to be said for a guy who is already thinking ahead to August’s reviews before July is even over. Yours truly definitely had a bit of a brain fart prior to this review, so my apologies to that. My boss here puts up with my lunacy at times and mankind as a […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Dive into ‘Deep Duck Trouble’ for classic platforming with Donald Duck

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Dive into ‘Deep Duck Trouble’ for classic platforming with Donald Duck

Whether it is from a parent or just another shop customer who grew up with the games I did, I am often reminded of how complicated modern games are these days. In the same vein, I am often informed that modern games are too easy and thus are not as much fun. This may seem […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ isn’t so wonderful on the Game Boy Color

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ isn’t so wonderful on the Game Boy Color

I really enjoy what I do because, whether it’s reviewing games for Turn to Channel 3 or running my business in Mayfield, there is always the opportunity to come across a game I have never seen or heard of in my life, and seeing something, even something 10, 15, or 20 years old for the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education Council will present “All Eyes on You: Growing Your Social Media Audience” in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, July 15 from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m., featuring two distinguished […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Kwirk’ is a quirky, addictive early Game Boy puzzler

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Kwirk’ is a quirky, addictive early Game Boy puzzler

In this, the month of July, here on Turn to Channel 3, we are going to look at some games on retro handhelds of the past. We begin today with a game on the original Game Boy that is both simplistic in design and yet addictively challenging, but does it still hold up all these […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Highway 2000’ drove Sega Saturn to its limits and crashed

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Highway 2000’ drove Sega Saturn to its limits and crashed

Within a gaming genre, sometimes pushing the envelope has to happen in order to compete against the heavy hitters and, with that, the hardware’s limits are also pushed to the max. This can result in some great progress and success, but it can also show a developer’s inability to hang with the big boys. Today, […]