We’re Off to See the Wizard!

We’re Off to See the Wizard!

Wizard World Toronto Comic Con is happening this weekend and Manatank will be joining in on the fun!

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Damsels not in Distress: Chell and GLaDOS

Damsels not in Distress: Chell and GLaDOS

I tend to have a soft spot for a strong female character. I blame (and thank) Joss Whedon and my mother for this. This is why I absolutely love the strength shown by Portal’s Chell and GLaDOS.

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Why So Serious: Videogames Going Beyond Entertainment

Why So Serious: Videogames Going Beyond Entertainment

Serious gaming is the field that looks at using videogames for something other than just entertainment, allowing users to gain knowledge that they might not be able to otherwise. A great game will blur the lines between entertainment and education in a way that makes learning something that occurs implicitly.

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Red, Dead, Free DLC

Red, Dead, Free DLC

Rockstar Games is releasing the Myths and Mavericks Bonus Pack DLC for Red Dead Redemption to their fans today for free. The DLC is available for download on Xbox LIVE and Playstation Network and is Rockstar’s lovely way of thanking fans for their loyalty to the title.

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We Asked for This – An Interview with Michelle Boback aka Megan Reed

We Asked for This – An Interview with Michelle Boback aka Megan Reed

We were lucky enough to talk to Michelle Boback who is the beautiful and talented voice behind Deus Ex’s Megan Reed. In this exclusive interview with Manatank, Boback discusses her family, the future of Megan Reed, and what it’s like to be a female gamer.

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Bringing Life to Sgt. Frank Woods: An Interview with James C. Burns

Bringing Life to Sgt. Frank Woods: An Interview with James C. Burns

At FanExpo Canada, I was fortunate enough to meet James C. Burns, who is better known as Sgt. Frank Woods from the ever popular Call of Duty: Black Ops. In this exclusive interview, Burns discusses what it was like to work on Call of Duty, the future of the franchise, what it was like to work on Transformers and much more.

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Paws-on Demo of Batman Arkham City

Paws-on Demo of Batman Arkham City

With the release of Batman Arkham City nearing upon us, many gamers (including us here at Manatank) are getting giddy in anticipation to get our hands on the game. I was fortunate enough to play a ten minute demo at FanExpo Canada this weekend which has made the wait for the release even more unbearable.

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Oh Canada, What to Expect at Fan Expo 2011

Oh Canada, What to Expect at Fan Expo 2011

This weekend will have gamers buzzing with excitement for PAX and Fan Expo Canada. G4 presents Fan Expo Canada, which starts tomorrow (August 25th) and will run until Sunday (August 28th). This year marks the 17th annual Fan Expo which is hosted in Toronto, Ontario. The gaming portion of the event, which is presented by EB Games, has early access demos, prizes from top gaming companies, as well as well-knowing gaming guests. Manatank will be providing their readers coverage from the event coming live from Toronto.

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