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ConnectiCon 2018 Photo Gallery July 18, 2018

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It took Princess Angel a lot of work, but the still photos we took at ConnectiCon 2018 are now fully edited and online for the world to see. Just click here to visit the official home of NBStudios to see them all.

Thanks to all the show’s attendees for the great photos! If you’d like to attend next year’s ConnectiCon, tickets for 2019 are already on sale here!

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We’re Going to ConnectiCon 2018 April 10, 2018

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Big announcement guys, we just received word we will be going to ConnectiCon 2018! ConnectiCon is a yearly fan convention held at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT. We’ve attended a few of them over the years and had a blast. The event practically takes over the downtown Hartford area and hosts a cosplay competition, video game and CCG tournaments, tabletop games, professional fan panels, and a huge vendor area. There’s also the chance to be part of a Q&A with this year’s invited actors and internet personalities.

We’d like to thank everyone at ConnectiCon for inviting us to the event! Look for us out on the show floor!

If you want to learn more about ConnectiCon and purchase passes, you can visit their website here.

We’re Going to CT GamerCon This Weekend March 23, 2018

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Just a quick reminder, this weekend we will be at the CT GamerCon at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. The event takes place Saturday from 11am to 11pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm.

Over the course of Saturday and Sunday, a lot of fun events will be hosted. There will be a PC LAN party, several gaming tournaments, a cosplay competition, a concert, and a lot more. Check out their website for all the details.

Tickets are $20 per day or $30 dollars for the two-day pass. The best part is parking is entirely free.

Pre-E3 2017 Update June 1, 2017

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We’re two weeks away from E3 2017 and we are proud and honored to say that we will be attending the event. We’ve got to do a lot of preparation for the trip so here’s a quick video about what we have in store this month!

If you’re interested in watching our stream of Uncharted 4, make sure to subscribe to our Twitch Channel!

I’m Going to E3 2017 May 15, 2017

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You heard that right, Maniac is headed to E3 this year.  If there’s any games you’d like me to check out while I’m at the event, post a comment below!

Special thanks to the E3 Organizers, and my good friends (you know who you are!) for all their help!

We Have a Beam Pro Channel! February 27, 2017

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We’ve got some big news to announce for the site today, we have created an all new game streaming channel on Beam.Pro!

We’ve been having constant technical issues streaming Xbox One games on Twitch.TV for almost a year and because of that we have been playing PS4 games exclusively in that time. For right now, we will use Beam exclusively to stream games on the Xbox One, and will continue to use Twitch for PS4 game streams.  This shouldn’t be an issue as we still plan to archive all of our game streams on our YouTube Channel after they’ve concluded.

This is exciting news as we have stockpiled a backlog of Xbox One games over the past year we would like to stream. There is no shortage of great Xbox One and Xbox 360 games including Quantum Break, Halo 5: Guardians and Alan Wake.

You may also notice we’ve posted a direct link to our Beam Channel on the site’s sidebar. Feel free to use it all you’d like.

Special thanks to Wynter for helping us out with the Beam service and answering some of our questions while we were doing test streams!

We’re Going to CT Gamer Con 2017! February 7, 2017

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We’ve got some big news to share with you guys, and that is the announcement of the first Convention we will be attending this year!

CT Gamer Con 2017 will be taking place at the Mohegan Sun Casino, April 1st and 2nd.  This looks to be an epic event featuring video games, trading card games like Magic: The Gathering and even pen and paper RPGs like Warhammer.  The con will be hosting a bunch of game tournaments, a cosplay competition, music, vendors, and much more!

If you want to check it out, visit their official website. Tickets are $15 per person, and I can’t wait to check it out myself!

Final Fantasy Day Extended February 5, 2017

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Well, it’s past midnight, and that normally would mean that Final Fantasy Day would be over…but there’s just too much more great Final Fantasy content out there that we haven’t had the chance to feature yet.

There’s only one solution to this problem, and that is to take Final Fantasy Day into overtime!  So for the rest of the weekend feel free to keep enjoying all of the new features and original Final Fantasy inspired content that we will be presenting!

Happy 30th birthday, Final Fantasy!  We aren’t done with our tribute yet!

Final Fantasy Day Announcement! February 4, 2017

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This week rung in the thirtieth anniversary of the Final Fantasy franchise and I can’t think of a better excuse for a celebration!

Due to our love of this incredible franchise we officially declare that today, for the entire day will be Final Fantasy Day on GameXcess.net!  We will be sharing with you guys some of our favorite Final Fantasy content from across the web, and also some of the original Final Fantasy videos we’ve produced over the years!  Might even throw a few surprises in there too!

So grab your Buster Sword, pet your chocobo, and let’s get ready for some fun!  Happy Birthday, Final Fantasy!

Conquering The Dragon’s Lair Challenge Update December 20, 2016

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Six years ago, our editor and lead writer announced on this website that he intended to conquer the classic arcade game Dragon’s Lair at  the legendary Funspot Arcade in New Hampshire.  He pledged to beat the entire game on one single credit, worth only five lives, having never played the arcade version of it before.  Today, we’re delighted to announce an update on that declaration…six years after we made it!  The GameXcess.net crew will finally be headed up to New Hampshire this week, and we fully intend to make our attempt to Conquer The Dragon’s Lair!

Maniac has spent much of the day practicing on the game’s Blu-Ray Disc version. He learned how to play the game using the original iPhone version, but he has gotten a bit rusty over the years and may require a few attempts.  Win or lose, expect tons of pictures and video of the attempt!

Dragon’s Lair is out now for Arcades, SmartPhones, Tablets, DVD, Blu-Ray Disc, Wii, PS3…and probably tons more platforms than we can count.  Wish us luck!