Gen 2 Pokemon are arriving in Pokemon GO

That's right Trainers! Niantic and The Pokemon Company have officially released a video and blog post this morning announcing the addition of more than 80 Pokemon from Gen 2. The best part is, we will see the update this week. Here is the exact opening announcement...

VGB Corsair-Ivy Doomkitty Giveaway

VGB is giving away a lit gaming mouse package from Corsair that includes the Corsair MM300 Mouse Mat and the Sabre Optical RGB Gaming Mouse. And that's not all! Included is a signed 2017 Ivy Doomkitty calendar to hang in your newly tricked out gaming spot. To enter...

SacAnime Winter 2017

On January 4th, the Anime and Cosplay community in the Sacramento and surrounding areas started of the New Year with the local favorite SacAnime Winter 2017. Despite the stormy weather, thousands gathered at the Sacramento Convention Center to meet their favorite...

Videogame BANG! Welcomes Ivy Doomkitty to the Cast!

The Videogame BANG! podcast is excited to announce the newest addition to their full time cast: international cosplayer Ivy Doomkitty. Ivy is an Internationally recognized Cosplayer, Artist, Gamer, and Published Model, based in Los Angeles. Ivy has been an avid fan of...

Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con.. My New Favorite Con

If you have read my writing on this website or Nerd Reactor, you know that I can be a pretty cynical reviewer. I'm extremely frugal and I hold games, electronics and events to pretty extreme standards. Many friends of mine have been telling me for years that I must...

Review: Battlefield 1 (Xbox One)

Reviewed by Ryan Shepard of the Underinspired Games podcast Old War, New Tricks In the newest installment in the Battlefield series, DICE and EA have broken a long standing tradition in the Military FPS genre of the “one man army.” The campaign of Battlefield 1...

Kaliber Gaming™ FOKUS Pro Laser Gaming Mouse Review

Review by Karla Von Guerra What’s up Pizzas'! Calzones! Tortellinis! Italian Food! Bada-bing, bada boom! I’m Karla Von Guerra and I’m here to review Kaliber Gaming’s Fokus Pro Laser Gaming Mouse from their Imperial White Edition series of gaming components. Now off...

Loot Gaming September Unboxing

Cory is going to see what the heck this Loot Gaming thing is all about! Schwag includes stuff from Gears of War 4, Dead Rising 4, Battlezone, Dark Souls, and Fallout 4. Twitter: VideogameBANG Instagram: VideogameBANG Podcast: Videogame BANG! Music licensed and created...

MC Lars: The Video Game Review

  MC Lars: The Video Game is a nice throwback to the old school genre, with Nerdcore influence splashed all over it. The gameplay is not as varied as the music you play to, and it may leave you wanting more. The way this game looks comes straight out of the '90s,...

Can I go Pro in Overwatch as a Torbjorn main?

Yo! Cory here from the Videogame BANG! Podcast and I am absolutely in love with Overwatch right now. I have been a long time lover of videogames, but usually I only play for fun. I had a brief stint back in the Halo 2 days where I was pretty damn good at the game, but...

SacAnime 2016 Recap

 SacAnime came through and showed why Sacramento is a great place to hold cons. The fandom is there and the people showed up to prove it. With a crazy amount of cons that Sacanime had to compete with like PAX west, and Dragon con, it was a nice surprise to see that...

SacAnime 2016 Photo Gallery

The Sacramento Cosplay community was out in full effect this past weekend at SacAnime! The Videogame BANG! and Filmlosophers crew spend the weekend shooting some fun videos, hosting the LIVE podcast to a standing room only crowd, and taking some photos of some amazing...

NRG eSports signs BioSteel for ‘bench’ deal

NRG, the eSports organization founded, and lead, by Sacramento Kings co-Owner, Andy Miller, continues to shake things up in the eSports world by bringing "traditional" sports thinking to the emerging eSports community. The latest in a series of game changing moves...

VGB Welcomes NRG Smash Player Nairo!

This week on the Videogame BANG! Podcast we have special guest, the latest addition to the NRG eSports team Nairo!   Nairo is one of the very best Super Smash Bros. players in the world! A Meta Knight main in Brawl and a Zero Suit Samus master in Smash 4. This is...

VGB LIVE at SacAnime

On September 3rd, 2016 Videogame BANG! is going to be doing the podcast LIVE! at our favorite local convention: SacAnime Cory Vincent, Sir Aaron Carter, Jessica 'Maid of Might' and David Webb will be there hosting the podcast and giving away loads of free stuff  to...

Stockton Con Recap and Photo Gallery

Being my first time going to StocktonCon, I figured I would go in throwing out all the things people said about it, positive and negative.  What I found was a small pond with way too many fish. The city of Stockton has a bad reputation. I know this knowledge not...

VGB Featured on ESPN

Today is a pretty awesome day for the hardworking team over at Videogame BANG! Last week's interview with Andy Miller was a homerun in just about every sense of the term. It was an incredibly insightful interview into NRG's unique approach to eSports, and how he and...

Aaron Vs. Rich Alvarez Paperclip Trade Challenge

The Videogame BANG! crew teamed up with Rich Alvarez from Stupid Mario Bros. for a Paperclip Barter Challenge at this years Sacramento Wizard World Comic Con. Both Sir Aaron Carter and Rich were given identical paper clips and and hour and a half barter their way to...

Videogame BANG! 3 Year Anniversary Voicemails

Incredibly honored to have been apart of your podcastular lives the past 3 years. It has really been a labor of love from Aaron, Webb and myself. We have done this show for three years going strong, making very little income, but when we get to see the impact we have...

VGB Studios Welcomes Mike Betancourt

VGB Studios is proud to announce that we are adding a bad ass third podcast to our network: Me, Mikeself & I The new show is hosted by an 11 year stand up comedy veteran based in Sacramento, California named Mike Betancourt Mike's brand of comedy lends itself...

Patreon Shout -Outs for June

This month VGB asked our special guest Karla Von War which style we should do this month's Patreon shout-outs. We had talked about DMX and Karla's career as a day rapper earlier in the show so naturally this week the BANG GANG channels their inner DMX. Thank you to...

July’s Xbox Games with Gold

The first of the month means a new list of free games for Xbox Live Gold members. This month, Xbox has five games lined up that include two Xbox One games, two Xbox 360 backwards compatible games, and one that is continuing over from June. Xbox One Games: The Crew -...

CM Punk making debut at UFC 203

After an incredibly long wait it looks like CM Punk will finally be making his UFC debut vs. Mickey Gall on September 10th in Cleveland, Ohio. In the main event of UFC 203 we will see UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic defend his belt against former K1 Grand Prix...

Watchmojo got hacked

The beloved YouTube channel WatchMojo got hacked by someone calling themselves Obnoxious and Pein aka Poodle Corp. The majority of YouTube Channel's titles on each of their videos were changed to simply “HACKED BY OBNOXIOUS AND PEIN twitter.com/poodlecorp” When...

This Week in e-Sports (June 22nd 2016)

So for this being my first article ever, it’s a good time to start. This weekend was DreamHack summer and with multiple tournaments going on this week we have a few things to cover for everyone's fandom, from CSGO to Hearthstone and even Smite, lets get to this weeks...

3 Potential Mortal Kombat X DLC Characters

#3 Nightwolf I have always held a certain special place in my heart for Nightwolf. He was my favorite character as a kid in the god awful Mortal Kombat: Annihilation movie. They already did most of the work with Nightwolf as far as character modeling goes. He was...

Pokemon is Maturing

Pokemon is officially growing up. The past six months have been celebrating The Pokemon Company’s 20th anniversary, eagerly awaiting PokemonGo - the new mobile game that uses your GPS and camera to catch Pokemon around the world - and last, getting updated on a whole...

Videogame BANG! on Gamertag Radio

Cory and Aaron had been keeping it secret, but now the secret is out! The founding hosts of Videogame BANG! were featured as guests on the top independent gaming podcast in the USA, Gamertag Radio. Founder and co-host of GTR Danny Pena was gracious enough to invite...

Show Description for VGB Live at Sac Wizard World

Videogame BANG! LIVE Interactive Podcast feat. Genese Davis & Rich Alvarez Sacramento's #1 Gaming and Geek Culture Podcast Videogame BANG! is back at Sacramento Wizard World and we are bigger and better than ever with two very special guests! Cory and Aaron are...

Cory Featured on ‘Rich Plays Overwatch’

Rich Alvarez, creator and star of the Youtube series Stupid Mario Bros. has started a new Let's Play series called Rich Plays Overwatch. He has already reached his 5th episode and in this awesome edition of the show, I make a guest appearance in the match as Roadhog....

Nerd Reactor Warcraft Review

As Filmlosophers fans know, Eddie and Chad got to see the movie with Videogame BANG! host Cory Vincent a few days ago and they recorded a review that you can listen to HERE. Cory was assigned to review the new Warcraft film for Nerd Reactor and you can read the full...

Get 50% Off Your Tickets to Sacramento Wizard World

Wizard World Sacramento is going to be off the wall! The show is always great and this year there are some amazing guests including: William Shatner, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, evan Peters and more! Most importantly Videogame BANG! will be doing their show live on...

Cory’s Top 3 Overwatch Characters

Overwatch has taken the VGB Crew by storm! If we aren't at our day jobs or Working on Videogame BANG! stuff, you better believe we are playing Blizzard's smash hit Overwatch. I've decided to just take a moment and share with you all my personal top three Overwatch...

Welcome to VGB Studios!

After countless hours of work and a major collaborative effort between some incredibly talented people, we are proud to launch a BRAND NEW independent podcasting studio and network based out of Sacramento, CA: VGB Studios. When we started podcasting it was just an...