Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘NBA Jam: Tournament Edition’ is a flaming slam dunk, even for non-sports fans

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘NBA Jam: Tournament Edition’ is a flaming slam dunk, even for non-sports fans

One of the most peculiar genres as it relates to my particular video game store in Mayfield has to be sports titles. There is no in between. There are either gamers who flat out can’t stand them or those who only collect sports titles (which, since most are incredibly inexpensive, must be pretty easy). I, […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Lunch Pail Ale by Breaker Brewing Company in Wilkes-Barre

Beer: Lunch Pail Ale Brewery: Breaker Brewing Company Style: American Pale Ale Age: 2018 ABV: 5.50% Breaker Brewing in Wilkes-Barre has been canning a selection of their beers recently, so over the past two weeks, we’ve reviewed Olde King Coal and Peaches and Dreams Dreamsicle. This week, we have one more can to crack open […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: TurboGrafx-16’s ‘Magical Chase’ is a crazy ride with a crazier price tag

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: TurboGrafx-16’s ‘Magical Chase’ is a crazy ride with a crazier price tag

One of the more persistent debates both in my shop in Mayfield and within the retro gaming community is whether or not games that are now worth hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars are actually worth the money. In simpler terms, if you’re going to shell out that kind of money, is the game even […]

 Joe Evans

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Black Panther’ royally elevates Marvel blockbusters with bold new vision

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Black Panther’ royally elevates Marvel blockbusters with bold new vision

Editor’s note: This review is spoiler-free and does not reveal any major plot details. When it comes to pre-release hype, not too much comes to mind before Disney these days. Whether it’s a new “Star Wars” film, the latest Pixar project, or the next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Internet hype train runs […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Peaches and Dreams Dreamsicle IPA by Breaker Brewing Company in Wilkes-Barre

Beer: Peaches and Dreams Dreamsicle Brewery: Breaker Brewing Company Style: New England-style IPA Age: 2018 ABV: 6.40% As mentioned in last week’s review, Breaker Brewing in Wilkes-Barre is canning a whole bunch of beers for the first time, so we’re going to try a very different one from this local brewery this week – Peaches […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Wartime action and campy story make ‘Bloody Wolf’ a blast

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Wartime action and campy story make ‘Bloody Wolf’ a blast

Gaming, like movies, books, and music, has genres, and even sub-genres that have been created, discovered, and built upon for decades now. If you’re developing a game for any of these, you need to do whatever you can to make your game stand out from the pack. Did today’s pick for Turn to Channel 3 […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Olde King Coal Imperial Molé Stout by Breaker Brewing Company in Wilkes-Barre

Beer: Olde King Coal Brewery: Breaker Brewing Company Style: Imperial Molé Stout Age: 2018 ABV: 8.40% We’re back with another local jammer this week, this time from Breaker Brewing in Wilkes-Barre. Playing on the area’s coal mining history, Olde King Coal is an imperial molé stout with a bit of heat to it to warm […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Battle Royale’ is short and cheesy fun for classic wrestling fans

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Battle Royale’ is short and cheesy fun for classic wrestling fans

My fondness for the TurboGrafx-16 comes from my childhood attachment to it. During a time when you were either a Nintendo fan or an early Sega Genesis follower, the TurboGrafx-16 offered you an alternative and almost a bridge between the 8-bit and 16-bit eras of gaming. It still bothers me to this day that so […]

 Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: ‘Turbo Kid’ is all the post-apocalyptic ’80s nostalgia you’ll ever need

CULT CORNER: ‘Turbo Kid’ is all the post-apocalyptic ’80s nostalgia you’ll ever need

The 1980s are certainly having a renaissance of sorts lately. Shows and movies featuring the decade have become extremely popular – see “Stranger Things” or last year’s “It” remake for proof. However, for those of us who grew up the ‘80s, the nostalgia reaches even deeper, especially if you grew up a horror and/or sci-fi […]

 Rich Howells

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Killswitch Engage and Anthrax sell-out Stroudsburg with ‘Holy’ metal alliance

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Killswitch Engage and Anthrax sell-out Stroudsburg with ‘Holy’ metal alliance

This is one of those co-headlining shows where either band could headline, so you come in expecting that both acts will bring it as hard as they can to try and top the other, driving each other to be better or at least keeping the other on their toes for the entire run of the […]

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