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‘Otaku Coordinate’ Trends In Japan

So you’ve probably heard of Lolita and even Ganguro style, but the newest fashion trend raising among teenage girls in Japan is, “ヲタクコーデ” or “Otaku Coordinate.” While asymmetric off the shoulder tops and straight leg jeans might be the latest fashion in our neck of the woods, “Otaku Coordinate” aims to imitate the “un-cool” and […]

Definitive Doctor Strange – Back Issues

by Nioclas Mac Gearailt  If you read The Arcade regularly, you probably know your Captain America from your Winter Soldier and your Thor from your… well, any other character. Marvel Studios has been making cinematic history in terms of gross income at the box office since 2012, but as the movie money machine rolls on, […]

Funko Donate Daredevil Pop Vinyls To Charlie Cox For Charity

Do good and good things happen, eh? Charlie Cox, the man buried under boxes, plays Matt Murdock and his alter ego Daredevil in the Marvel/Netflix series of the same name. Matt Murdock is blind, and Charlie Cox’s portrayal of blindness was so good that last year the American Foundation for the Blind gave him the […]

Fallout 4: Far Harbor – Review

Fallout 4 was one of the true standout games of 2015. Despite criticisms that it had leaned more to the first person shooter side of things then it’s predecessors Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4 brought us a wonderfully engaging RPG experience. The current generation of consoles is sorely lacking in the RPG […]

First Footage Of HBO’s Westworld Released

  Words by Noel Gleeson  I was one of the may who facepalmed when I learned that Cowboys and Aliens was a thing, so it’s understandable that some may wonder why I might get so excited about cowboys and robots. This is in no small part due to the critically acclaimed 1973 film, Westworld, written and […]

Dr. Martens Announce Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Themed Boots

Words by Kev Coffey  Dr. Martens and Nickelodeon have come together to announce they’re releasing four sets of their famous boots designed after each of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Coming on the heels of Out Of The Shadows, these boots have instead gone for the likeness of the 1987 cartoon series most of us would have some […]

Games Of Thrones, E3 And Thor: Ragnarok – Your Daily Roundup June 14

It’s only Tuesday and we’re already drowning in news, stories and reviews! If your hectic daily schedule is getting in the way of you reading the stories you love and the news you want to read, don’t worry about it! Here’s everything you might have missed today! Games New Berserk Musou Game Announced Sony’s E3 […]

Hitman: Absolution – Knockout

Marcus likes Hitman! Hitman: Absolution‘s announcement was a slippery slope of excitement for me: New Hitman game: Yay! ‘Improved’ gameplay mechanics: Hmm No map, Instinct Mode: Oh dear… Absolution went from a surefire pre-order for me, to something I only bought and played a few months down the line. I might not even have bought […]

Remembering Age Of Empires II: Age Of Kings

In the summer of 1999 my parents bought myself and my sister a brand new PC. Back then Windows PCs came pre-loaded with a number of demos, and one of ours was the original Age Of Empires. My 11 year-old self was glued to the computer for hours upon hours, giving point and click commands […]

Steven Universe S3 Ep 3 ‘Same Old World’ – Review

Fans of Steven Universe have been anticipating the return of the series for the past few months and haven’t been disappointed yet! It all kicked off with a double episode dealing with two major plot points simultaneously, The Cluster and Malachite, was critically accepted as a powerful introduction into a new bout of episodes. Despite the expectation that […]