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JordeeKai – Player Select September 2016

JordeeKai is an Irish cosplayer, vlogger and gamer known for her infectious enthusiasm, creativity and her sense of humour. Her time and experience on the Irish convention and cosplay scene has earned her the experience and knowledge to hone her craft. With an active following across social media, JordeeKai has garnered a strong following at […]

Here Are Your Eirtakon 2016 Guests of Honour

Eirtakon have announced a double whammy of guests for the 2016 convention this November. Renowned voice actors John Swasey and Luci Christian will be attending as special guests of honour. Luci is a professional actor internationally known for her voice work – her career also spans stage, television, radio, industrial, and anything else she can book. […]

The Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con – Review

The Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con was a kitschy hullabaloo, a satisfyingly quaint collection of artists, writers, and geeks making a living from their fandom. Let’s dive into it. Local Vegas comic stores were well represented in the merch stakes, and from perusing them and other stalls something I’ve always felt has finally been confirmed. […]

The Noob Experience – Conventions

A typical bucket list consists of things like skydiving, seeing the pyramids, setting foot on every continent. Yet close to the top of mine was going to a convention. Working in a typical office environment, conversations revolve around Coronation Street and E.R.  Shows like Eureka, Supernatural, and Arrow simply don’t make the cut. I always […]

Monsterpalooza 2016

Monsterpalooza, the world-renowned event for fans of film, makeup, special effects, but most importantly, monsters, is back for yet another year. The-Arcade is excited to be sending a correspondent to document this year’s event. Monsterpalooza has been around since 2009, allowing fans to meet award winning masterminds behind some of the greatest creatures ever created for feature […]

ScreamVention Review

Over the weekend I had the chance to attend Ireland’s first horror dedicated convention, ScreamVention! Being a horror fan, this was something I’d been looking forward to for quite some time since I first heard about it. I was buzzing, I was screaming, I was bouncing around with excitement, and that was only when I […]

Walker Stalker Con London Review

1313Walker Stalker Con, the US-based convention event inspired by comic and TV series, The Walking Dead shuffled its way to the UK. Walker Stalker Con London took place in the Olympia London and I dragged my carcass over the pond for it last weekend. The guest list for the weekend was peppered with some of the biggest names from the […]


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GaymerX Does Pokémon With Chaka Corn

We love Pokémon! We love Conventions! We love shows! So when drag performer Chaka Corn combined it all at GaymerX we lost it! Things are going to get sickening! No stranger to geek themed performances Chaka organises regular shows combining her fierce performance skills with video game and geek inspired routines, she’s even showed off […]