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Nerd Block Classic: March 2017

by xdustineflxon 23/03/2017
Okay, if you were with me last month (and chances are, you weren’t), you know I was disappointed with the box on a whole. This month, the theme is “Team-Up”, which sounds like it has potential. Can Nerd Block bounce back after the blunder? Let’s find out. The first franchise this month is the Power Rangers.  […]
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War comes to Armageddon for Games Workshop – Necromunda next?

by Mark Cantyon 15/03/2017
At the Game Manufacturer’s Association(GAMA) trade show in Las Vegas today, Games Workshop have been making waves in the hobby community, with an announcement for 40k and Specialist Games fans. A new boxed game, Armageddon is all about Gang Warfare. Set in the 40k Universe, it focuses initially on Orcs and Space Marines doing battle in one […]

Starsky and Hutch Coming to Birmingham

by Peter Ray Allisonon 03/03/2017
Prepare to get your seventies funk on this month, when Starsky and Hutch‘s Paul Michael Glaser (Starsky), David Soul (Hutch) and the inestimable Antonio Fargas (Huggy Bear) descend on the Birmingham NEC for MCM Birmingham Comic Con. Starsky and Hutch followed the escapades of David Starsky and Kenneth “Hutch” Hutchinson as they tore around “Bay […]

Rogue Trooper returns to gaming with remastered edition

by Andy Haighon 28/02/2017
Rogue Trooper, the iconic blue skinned infantry man created by Gerry Finley Day and Dave Gibbons in 1981, is one of the only 2000AD characters besides Judge Dredd to actually get his own game. Released in 2006 and simply titled Rogue Trooper the third person shooter game actually made a pretty decent go at adapting […]

Nerd Block Classic: February 2017

by xdustineflxon 28/02/2017
Another month is nearly at an end, which means it’s time for another Nerd Block review. This month’s theme is “Time Travel”, one of my favourite sci-fi concepts, so here’s hoping for some good items. Let’s take a look. There are six total items in this month’s box. Up first is what is usually the […]

RIP Bill Paxton

by Matt Gearyon 26/02/2017
It is with great sadness that we have been informed that veteran actor Bill Paxton has died, due to complications in surgery, at the age of 61. Having started his career in the mid 70s Paxton has a long list of film and tv credits but is most well known for  classics like: Weird Science, […]

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot confirmed

by Matt Gearyon 10/02/2017
Thats right Y’all Kevin Smith has just confirmed, via his Instagram,that Jay and Silent Bob, The reboot is being made and that Miramax are up for it. Apparently it is going to be about Jay and Silent bob going back to Hollywood to stop a reboot of the already hated bluntman and chronic film. On […]

Michael Mendheim’s bonecrunching Mutant Football League returns

by Andy Haighon 05/02/2017
If you’re a child of the 80’s then, like me, you probably had or knew someone with a Sega Megadrive (or Sega Genesis). One of the games which I recall fondly was Mutant League Football from Electronic Arts. Released in 1993 the concept was ingeniously simple. Take the popular John Madden Football ’93 game and use […]

Big Papa Smurf returns to 40k

by Matt Gearyon 03/02/2017
Well with Magnos being the first Primarch ( all be it in demon form) to return to the 40k table top there was a lot of rumours flying around about who was going to be next.. please be Russ, please be Russ, please be Russ…. Well it seems the wait is over and the first, of […]

Sci-fi & Fantasy Weekender announces new guests

by Peter Ray Allisonon 31/01/2017
After the disappointment that two of their main guests had been being forced to cancel their appearance at this year's Sci-Fi Weekender, otherwise known as SFW, the team behind the UK’s only sci-fi festival have come back swinging with a new line-up of fantastic guests.