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This time it’s war – Tomas Härenstam talks Alien

by Peter Ray Allisonon 18/06/2019
Despite the mixed response to the recent Prometheus and Covenant films, the Alien series still hold a special place in many geeks’ hearts.  The Alien and Aliens films are frequently praised and the colonial marine cosplayers remain a frequent sight at conventions. There has been a slew of video game adaptations of varying quality, from […]

Geek Pride speaks to author A. S. Chambers

by Peter Ray Allisonon 16/06/2019
Fans of author A. S. Chambers have long been fascinated by the character Nightingale: a vampire who appears in several stories set in the world of paranormal investigator, Sam Spallucci.  Hence, their anticipation of Songbird – the first story to focus on Nightingale – which is due to be published in July. Since her first […]

Matthew Dawkins on the future of Vampire: The Masquerade

by Peter Ray Allisonon 07/06/2019
What can be said about Matthew Dawkins that hasn’t been said before?  Matthew Dawkins, otherwise known as the Gentleman Gamer, is a freelance writer and in-house developer for Onyx Path Publishing.  His credits are phenomenal and include pretty much every branch of the World of Darkness and Chronicles of Darkness. From the excellent Beckett’s Jyhad […]

Top 5 Games of the UK Games Expo 2019

by Peter Ray Allisonon 04/06/2019
This year’s UK Games Expo (reviewed here) was a smorgasbord of gaming delights.  One that could be happily indulged in until the credit card whimpers in despair.  For many, this was there first chance to see the new edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay in action, whilst Villagers and Star Wars Outer Rim seemed to be […]

UK Games Expo 2019: Games…  Lots of games

by Peter Ray Allisonon 04/06/2019
Geek Pride's Peter Ray Allison leaves his credit card at home and explores the myriad temptations at this year's UK Games Expo.

Leaving the Badlands – The legacy of Into the Badlands

by Peter Ray Allisonon 23/05/2019
This year we have witnessed the conclusion of numerous sci-fi and fantasy epics, from Game of Thrones to the Marvel cinematic universe.  However, one has gone largely unremarked, despite being one of the most original pieces of television in recent years.  This was Into the Badlands. Into the Badlands is best described as a post-apocalyptic […]

Dark Future: Blood Red States – eighties dystopia with style

by Peter Ray Allisonon 19/05/2019
Geek Pride takes an Interceptor for a spin and cruises the blighted highways of Dark Future: Blood Red States.

WCC: Wet, Cold and Claustrophobic

by Peter Ray Allisonon 02/05/2019
Last weekend promised to be an amazing weekend.  Indeed, Wales Comic Con, or WCC for short, has over the years accrued a proven track record for hosting excellent events.  This year’s special guest line-up was truly impressive; Ron Perlman and Rupert Grint were there, but it was Kiefer Sutherland I was most wanting to meet. […]

MCM Birmingham Comic Con – March 2019

by Peter Ray Allisonon 26/03/2019
With an increasing number of events on the UK convention scene, Birmingham Comic Con was MCM’s chance to prove that they remain one of best conventions in geek culture. Entering MCM Birmingham Comic Con has always been a visual assault on the senses, and this year was no different, with massive video screens showcasing the […]

Birmingham Comic Con is back

by Peter Ray Allisonon 13/03/2019
With convention season opening this month, MCM Birmingham Comic Con returns to the Birmingham NEC on 23-24 March for a weekend filled with all things geeky. The biggest comic con in the Midlands, MCM Birmingham comes filled with content for the discerning geek, from exclusive products to an array of special guests, including: Asa Butterfield, […]