The Strange History of the Nintendo Famicom

The Strange History of the Nintendo Famicom

It’s safe to say that most of us have grown up with Nintendo. Many of us had a Nintendo Entertainment System in our homes or at least one of its descendants. We’re familiar with Mario and Luigi and the little gray box that put game consoles back on the shelves after the video game crash of 1983. Some of you are already aware that the Nintendo Entertainment System was the western branding of the Japanese…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon March 11th – 17th

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon March 11th – 17th

Open Gaming Everyday from Open until Close, a Great Way to Spend Some Time Without Paying Table Fees!! Bring your own or use a demo from our shelf. There is a large selection of games to choose from. We also do not charge table or rental fees! No need to limit your fun to board games, bring some friends to play any of your miniature games, Trading Card Games etc. Space may be limited due to below events. Monday…

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New Comics Week of March 13

New Comics Week of March 13

Comics AGE OF CONAN BELIT #1 (OF 5) AGE OF CONAN BELIT #1 (OF 5) BLANK VAR AGE OF X-MAN APOCALYPSE AND X-TRACTS #1 (OF 5) AGE OF X-MAN APOCALYPSE AND X-TRACTS #1 (OF 5) INHYUK LEE CO AGE OF X-MAN MARVELOUS X-MEN #2 (OF 5) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #17 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #17 SMITH VAR AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #17 YU CONNECTING VAR ANIMOSITY #19 (MR) ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7 WR ASSASSIN NATION #1 (MR) AUNTIE AGATHAS…

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New Comics week of March 6

New Comics week of March 6

Comics ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER SONS #8 (OF 12) AGE OF X-MAN PRISONER X #1 (OF 5) AGE OF X-MAN PRISONER X #1 (OF 5) INHYUK LEE CONNECTING VAR AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #16.HU ASPEN VISIONS SOULFIRE HEART OF ETERNITY #1 CVR A CAFARO ASPEN VISIONS SOULFIRE HEART OF ETERNITY #1 CVR B GUNNELL ASTRO HUSTLE #1 CVR A REILLY ASTRO HUSTLE #1 CVR B SMALLWOOD AVENGERS #16 HILDEBRANDT SPIDER-MAN VILLAINS VAR AVENGERS #16 WR AVENGERS NO…

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March 2019 Previews!

March 2019 Previews!

Here is a Sample of the exciting new items available for order in March. Items will ship in May and beyond. **All Prices are USD DC Comics DCeasded #1 MAR190464 (W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, James Harren, Stefano Guadiano (CA) Greg Capullo “I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was Death, and Hades was following close behind him.”-Revelation 6:8  A mysterious techno-virus has been released on Earth, infecting 600…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon – March 4th-March 10th

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon – March 4th-March 10th

Open Gaming Everyday from Open until Close, a Great Way to Spend Some Time Without Paying Table Fees!! March Break is This Week! Come on in anytime between 9am-9pm Mon-Fri, Sat 9am-6pm or Sun 12pm-5pm to play your favorite games or Try a Demo! Bring your own or use a demo from our shelf. There is a large selection of games to choose from. We also do not charge table or rental fees! No need to limit your…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon February 25th-March 3rd

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon February 25th-March 3rd

Open Gaming Everyday from Open until Close, a Great Way to Spend Some Time Without Paying Table Fees!! March Break is Next Week! Come on in anytime between 9am-9pm Mon-Fri, Sat 9am-6pm or Sun 12pm-5pm to play your favorite games or Try a Demo! Bring your own or use a demo from our shelf. There is a large selection of games to choose from. We also do not charge table or rental fees! No need to limit your…

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New Comics Week of Feb 27

New Comics Week of Feb 27

Comics ACTION COMICS #1008 ACTION COMICS #1008 VAR ED AGE OF X-MAN X-TREMISTS #1 (OF 5) AGE OF X-MAN X-TREMISTS #1 (OF 5) INHYUK LEE CONNECTING VAR ALIENS RESISTANCE #2 CVR A LA TORRE ALIENS RESISTANCE #2 CVR B JONES AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #16 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #16 HAWTHORNE CAPTAIN MARVEL VAR ASPEN COMICS 2019 YEAR AHEAD ATOMIC ROBO & DAWN OF NEW ERA #3 (OF 5) CVR A WEGENER AVENGERS NO ROAD HOME #3 (OF 10)…

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What is Cosplay? And can I do it?

What is Cosplay?  And can I do it?

In recent years Cosplay has rising to fame but I still get asked pretty regularly “What is Cosplay?” or “Where can I do it?”  To help answer those questions Heroes’ Beacon will be hosting a Cosplay Meetup on February 24th.  We are hoping to attract those Cosplay curious as well as the veterans in the community. Before then I hope to answer a few common questions.  What is Cosplay? Cosplay stands for “costume play” and is…

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Alita: Battle Angel Review

Alita: Battle Angel Review

I talked a bit about Alita: Battle Angel‘s source material last week and this week I get to talk about the  film having seen in this past weekend. Disclaimers – I will try to keep this review spoiler free. Also, I saw the film in 2D which means I can’t speak to how well the film shows in full 3D. I’ve been a fan of the Battle Angel/Gunnm series for a couple decades now. I’ve…

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