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 NEPA Scene Staff

Marvel celebrates 10 million social media fans with free digital comics and exclusive content

Marvel celebrates 10 million social media fans with free digital comics and exclusive content

From a press release: Marvel announced this morning that it now has reached over 10 million fans through its Facebook and Twitter pages. To celebrate this massive social achievement, Marvel is offering visitors to the Marvel Facebook and Twitter pages exclusive and unlocked first-looks at upcoming Marvel projects and free digital comics throughout the day. […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Déjà Vu’ is a lost detective game NES fans should uncover

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Déjà Vu’ is a lost detective game NES fans should uncover

The term “hidden gem” is something that was once reserved for items of interest in all forms of entertainment that were actually something special, something different for the consumer. However, nowadays it seems like it’s two words that are tossed around all too frequently. As in all uses of the term, it’s all a matter […]

 Chris Hughes

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Hey! Listen! ‘Hyrule Warriors’ is addictive tribute to Zelda franchise

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Hey! Listen! ‘Hyrule Warriors’ is addictive tribute to Zelda franchise

They say admitting you have a problem is the first step to overcoming it. Well, my name is Chris, and I’m addicted to “Hyrule Warriors.” Having never played a “Dynasty Warriors” title or spinoff of the popular hack-and-slash franchise before, I can admit that I wasn’t initially drawn to the gameplay displayed in its all […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Super Punch-Out!!’ is an underrated sequel worth another shot

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Super Punch-Out!!’ is an underrated sequel worth another shot

There are a lot of things that make me feel old, from old photographs to classic Saturday morning cartoon shows, but I think for me personally it’s that feeling I get when I start up a classic game and realize, as is the case with today’s subject matter, that it has been 20 years since […]

 Lora Kormos

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

Halloween is a time for trick or treating, spooky costumes, haunted houses, and the annual airing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” And with the holiday landing on a Friday this year, it was the perfect excuse to don a pair of cat ears and get into the Halloween spirit while getting ready to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Teenagers from Outer Space’ invade the Scranton Cultural Center

‘Teenagers from Outer Space’ invade the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: This month’s installment of “Bad Movie Thursdays with Mystery Science Theater 3000” at the Scranton Cultural Center features a terrible but zany little sci-fi confection from 1959 called “Teenagers from Outer Space.” When aliens who arrive on Earth with a plan to conquer the planet, hunky teen alien Derek rebels against […]

 Sophia Kowalczyk

PHOTOS: ‘Evil Dead’ 35mm film print marathon, 10/24/14

PHOTOS: ‘Evil Dead’ 35mm film print marathon, 10/24/14

The Syracuse, New York chapter of the Zombie Research Society and the Palace Theater in Syracuse hosted the grooviest horror marathon imaginable on Friday, Oct. 24, playing 35mm prints of Sam Raimi‘s “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn,” “Army of Darkness,” and the 2013 “Evil Dead” remake, but that wasn’t all these […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fall edition of NEPA Blogfest to be held Oct. 30 in Pittston

Fall edition of NEPA Blogfest to be held Oct. 30 in Pittston

From a press release: Northeastern Pennsylvania bloggers will be hosting the 9th semi-annual Blogfest on Thursday, Oct. 30, an informal gathering of bloggers, candidates for office, elected officials, and anyone interested in politics or blogging. Held at The Red Mill (340 S. Main St., Pittston) at 6 p.m., there is no charge for admission. Since […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Everything old is new again in ‘NES Remix’

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Everything old is new again in ‘NES Remix’

Recently, I was reading an article in Game Informer magazine where the author was talking about games that never should have been remade for more modern systems, discussing how so many things that made the original games great were seemingly lost in translation somewhere, and I agreed with a large portion of what was said […]

 Chris Hughes

The 10 most important things we learned today about ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Wii U

In one of its ongoing instant information session series titled Nintendo Direct, the House of Mario revealed a truckload of details about the upcoming “Super Smash Bros.” for Wii U during a 50-Fact Extravaganza this evening, Oct. 23. Not all 50 (which were actually 53 by the end of the video) were earth-shattering. Classic mode, […]