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Have an Anime-zing Weekend!

July 29th, 2020

Anime-zing! 2020 – Iowa loves anime! Anime-zing! is three days of anime at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Friday Jul 31 through Sunday Aug 2. This event allows Anime fans to wear costumes, make friends, eat ramen, meet voice actors, cosplay, buy stuff, shop and have an AMAZING time! Expect a jam-packed 3-day convention filled with cosplay, vendors, artists, anime screenings, panels, dealers, tutorials, lessons, workshops, voice acting, guests, autographs, video gaming, tabletop gaming, karaoke, and so much more. Here are just a few of the cool things to expect at Anime-zing!... Read More

Quad Con Davenport’s Comic & Toy Show Rolling Out

July 10th, 2020

Comics! Toys! Video Games! Cosplay!  It’s a Pop Culture Celebration! Quad Con Comics & Toy Show will be taking place this Saturday Jul 11 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Golden Leaf Banquet Hall (2902 E Kimberly Rd. Davenport). This free event will feature a day of Geeky Goodness and a Live Auction for Helping Hannah’s Heart Foundation around 1:30 p.m. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/606548160081525/.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Can You Become Addicted To Videogames?

June 26th, 2020

“Fortnite.” “Overwatch.” “God Of War.” Know anyone who plays those games? Know people who say, or demonstrate by their actions, that they’re “addicted” to those games? Think they’re exaggerating? They might not be. It sounds like a sci-fi scenario, but from a logical standpoint, you could become addicted to video games. Much like anything else addicting, all it would require would be repetitive stimulation of the right portions of the brain, creating a psychological and physiological need. And given the practice of playing video games,... Read More

Jirard The Completionist Coming to The Rust Belt

November 18th, 2019

Jirard Khalil is not just another social media influencer. He’s “That One Video Gamer” – The Completionist. Get up close and personal with Jirard The Completionist at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline) this Tuesday Nov 19. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the magic begins at 7 p.m. Jirard “Dragonrider” Khalil is the host of the YouTube review show, “The Completionist”, and co-host of “Super Beard Bros.” On his main channel, The Completionist, Jirard completes a new game every week, ranging from casual games to hardcore games. On his second channel,... Read More

Quad Con Returns to Davenport!

November 9th, 2018

Calling all comic book, video game and sci-fi aficionados! Quad Con is returning to the Quad Cities this Saturday Nov 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Golden Leaf Banquet Center (2902 E Kimberly Rd. Davenport) with an amazing show! And it’s FREE to attend! Come enjoy all aspects of pop culture. Celebrate video games, comic books, posters, sci fi, cosplay, vintage magazines, board games, toys, role playing and much more! Join Quad Con and sell some of your items or come in and take home some treasure from your childhood you thought was lost forever. Cosplay/Costumes are welcome, but don’t forget-... Read More

Smash Bros. Tournament Smashing Into North Park

July 27th, 2017

Typically, when the topic of video games and their technological evolution comes up, it becomes pretty obvious that updates and new releases are constant and usually replace the previous versions. However, there is one game that has stayed in the forefront of tournaments and competitions worldwide. That would be Super Smash Bros. Melee (for the GameCube, released in 2001). More than fifteen years after its release, Super Smash Bros. Melee still has the ability to bring massive groups of fans together, whether in tournaments or on Twitch. And one of those tournaments are coming here to the Quad... Read More

Doctor Who, Teen and Tween Gaming Events Wrap Up 2016 At Library

December 14th, 2016

Teen fans of Doctor Who may want to take a time jump in their personal TARDIS for a special event on Thursday at the Rock Island Main Library. The Teen Doctor Who Party is Thurs, Dec. 15, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Main Library, 401 19th Street. Activities include Doctor Who film clips and cast interviews, crafts, trivia with prizes, and snacks. The free event is for ages 12 to 18. Teens ages 12 to 18 and “tweens” ages 8 to 12 can take part in a combined gaming program on Tuesday, Dec. 20, also at the Main Library. The free event takes place from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The library will... Read More

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