Magic the Gathering’s new set, Dragon’s Maze, releases today. Let’s check it out: The plane of Ravnica is home to ten ancient two-color guilds. Return to Ravnica showed off five of those guilds: the white-blue Azorius, the blue-red Izzet, the black-red Rakdos, the black-green Golgari, and the green-white Selesnya. Gatecrash featured the other five: the white-black Orzhov, [...]
New Duel Decks are releasing TODAY, MTG fans!!! These ready to play 60 card decks showcase some of the best cards in Magic history. Together the Sorin vs Tibalt Duel Decks have ten rare cards and seven cards with new art, including two foil alternative-art versions of mythic rare Planeswalkers Sorin, Lord of Innistrad and [...]
Coming this Friday: MTG’s Return to Ravnica! Order here!
Tournament-ready, 75 card (60 each, with 15 card sideboards) Event Decks from Magic the Gathering’s red-hot new set Avacyn Restored are in stock NOW!!! There’s a full deck list for each after the jump:
HUMONGOUS weekend coming up for the good and geeky. A little movie called The Avengers hits American screens tomorrow, Free Comic Book Day is Saturday the 5th, and all weekend long gamers will be feverishly ripping open packs of Magic the Gathering packs in the hope of pulling a Terminus or a Temporal Mastery. The [...]
New to Forbidden Planet NYC, it’s Locke & Key… The Game!!! A self-contained card game in the fashion of Lunch Money, or Zombie!!!, this is already a hot item at the shop, and is a uniquely cool collectible/entertainment experience in its own right. Competition and cooperation meet in this card game that dares you to overcome [...]
by Chris Troy Hey there FPNYC faithful, were you aware that Forbidden Planet has a small, yet awesome gaming section? Not of the video game variety (like there’s a shortage of Gamestops in Manhattan), but TCGs like Magic:The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh & Pokemon? Try as I might, I could could really never get into them, mostly [...]
By Mat K. Okay, some good news this week for all of the squealing fan girls out there. As you might already know, we got the Hetalia Axis Powers anime in stock a couple weeks ago. Now you will be super thrilled to learn that now the manga is here. The book by Himaruya Hidekaz [...]
Here on Earth we use games of both the card and video variety to distract ourselves from the misery of our daily existence. Logically, who wants to be an unemployed barber when you can be an attractive 60th level elf woman who rides a tiger? A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, however, life was different. Games in the Star Wars universe were utilized for a variety of purposes, such as degrading droids, stealing space ships or just shooting whining farmers with lasers from a robot piñata until they learn to chillax.
So, today’s title is pretty self explanatory, oh yeah, manga is first on the block, followed by Magic: The Gathering, which I know isn’t exactly anime related like you guys are used to reading in my columns, but hey, this is the Manga and Gaming department up here on the second floor of Forbidden Planet NYC, I have a little bit of a duty to go on about whatever I deem necessary. Besides, to be perfectly frank, there are only a hand full of manga titles coming in this week, and I doubt I could fill this entire article with the stuff that is arriving.
Okay, before I get into the manga spiel for the week, let me start with talking about the new Pokemon set. As most of you Poke-Fans out there know, the new game “HeartGold SoulSilver” is set to release. So of course there is the brand new card expansion bearing the same name. Just as with the first Diamond & Pearl set, the new HeartGold SoulSilver features three new decks instead of just 2. The decks feature new awesome art editions of Meganium for the Growth Clash deck (grass and fighting), Feraligator for the Mind Flood deck (water and psychic), and Typhlosion on the Ember Spark deck (fire and electricity).
It would be the acme of foolishness to bake Spider-Man a rhubarb pie, as way of reciprocation, should he save you from one of the Green Goblin’s pumpkin bombs. Don’t get me wrong. Pies are nice, but as we all know: ACTION is the Spider-Man’s TRUE reward.