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WonderCon 2014 Wrap Up

Another WonderCon is in the history books. We’re back from the big show to give you our first hand report on all the incredible sights from WonderCon 2014. Click the link for all the wonderful details.


Crashlings Toy Review

The Crashlings have arrived on planet earth! Check out our latest video review to get a closer look at this cool new toy line. Crashlings are out of this world fun!


WonderCon 2014 Exclusives

You can't have a convention without awesome exclusives. Check out some of the best exclusive merchandise from WonderCon 2014. See our picks for the hottest limited edition items at the show.


WonderCon 2014 Preview

It’s time once again for WonderCon! The convention season kicks into high gear as the big show returns to Anaheim. It's a three day celebration of comics and pop culture. Get ready for all the fun with our exciting preview of WonderCon 2014.


Video Game Review:
Infamous Second Son

Infamous: Second Son is the latest game from Sucker Punch Productions. The latest chapter in this super hero saga features amazing visuals and captivating game play. True next gen gaming has finally arrived on the PS4. Click the link to read our review.


Arcade Token Gallery 2014

Welcome to our 2014 arcade token celebration! In this gallery we will be posting a new token every day for the next 61 days. Our countdown concludes with the reveal of our brand new Five Year Anniversary Token! Learn the complete history of our collectible coins. Click the link to see cool and unique tokens from around the world.


AtGames Arcade Gamer Portable

AtGames has just released a new portable that combines the Sega Master System and the Game Gear into one exciting package. Click the link to read our review of the Arcade Gamer Portable, complete with unboxing and game play videos.


Shadows of the Batman

Batman fans have all read the biggest and the best stories in the career of the Caped Crusader. However before Arkham Asylum and the Killing Joke there were other tales that greatly helped to shape the Batman mythos. Take a look back at some of the lesser known but equally important tales of the Batman and see how they helped create the character we know today.


Video Game Review:
Bravely Default

Square Enix has created a new RPG that captures the spirit of the classic titles that made the company a household name. Bravely Default is a return to glory for the developer that revolutionized RPG gaming. Read our review of this modern classic.


Survival Horror Revival

Since the birth of survival horror in 1996 the genre has transformed drastically for better and for worse. Fortunately a handful of new games are leading the survival horror revival. Here are seven games that are putting the horror back into video games.


The Top Five Next Gen Gaming TVs

Are you looking for the perfect gaming TV? After weeks of intensive research we have picked the five best televisions on the market. This feature includes vital information that will help you make the right choice when buying a new set.


Mascot Mania!
Retro Video Game Mascot Commercials

It's video game Mascot Mania! In this video feature we explore the history of classic video game mascots. We have all your favorite retro gaming icons from Super Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog to Crash Bandicoot and Pac-Man. This collection of classic TV commercials is a trip through gaming history!


The History and Future of Nintendo Portable Gaming

Discover the history and the future of Nintendo portable game systems. Join us as we look to the past to learn the future of Nintendo. From their humble start with the Game & Watch series, to the modern 3DS line, you will learn everything there is to know about the Nintendo portable gaming empire.


Arcade Token Mailing 2013 Now Complete

After months of stuffing envelopes we have completed the 2013 arcade token mailing. This year we shipped 505 envelopes to our fans around the globe. This was the biggest year ever for the arcade token giveaway. Learn about our new design, find out who won the big prizes, and discover all the exciting details of our best promo ever!


Video Game Review:

A new chapter in the Grand Theft Auto saga has finally been revealed. Read our spoiler free review to learn all about the most highly anticipated game of the year. This review was written by an author who has played every GTA game on every platform!


Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2013

The 2013 Portland Retro Gaming Expo has drawn to a close and it was clearly the best retro gaming event of the year! It's easy to see why this show is so popular with classic video game fans. PRGE was two days of non stop retro gaming fun! Click the link for our exclusive report.


Portland Retro Gaming Expo Video Blow Out!!

Check out our video coverage of PRGE 2013. Take a tour of the show floor, see all the exclusive games, walk through the arcade, visit the best exhibitors at the show, and see a live performance by 8-Bit Weapon. We have over 50 exclusive videos of this event!


Pro Evolution Soccer 2014

Konami has just released PES 2014 and it's the most ambitious version of the game in series history. The game features a new engine along with a number or major improvements, but are they enough to help this franchise step out of the shadow of it's primary rival? Read our in depth review and find out.


Behold the power of

The Power-Con convention arrives in Torrance. This extraordinary event celebrates Masters of the Universe, the Ninja Turtles and ThunderCats! Honest Abe is on the scene to give you his first hand report.


Video Game Review:
Saints Row IV

The Saints Row saga concludes with an epic final chapter that is truly out of this world. Read our spoiler free review of the most comical and completely insane entry in the Saints Row franchise.


D23 Expo:
We're Back from the Big Show!

Honest Abe visits the D23 Expo in Anaheim to scope out all things Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and more. Click the link for his report from the show floor!


D23 Expo:
Take the
Waffle-inator Challenge!

Take the Waffle-inator challenge with Phineas and Ferb! Watch out for flying waffles!


Wrap Up 2013

Another San Diego Comic-Con has drawn to a close. Abel returns from the show with his exclusive first hand report. Read all about the madness, the mayhem and the memories!


The Godzilla Encounter

Honest Abe steps out of the chaos of the San Diego Comic Con for a few minutes to meet up with an old friend. Godzilla! Read on for details of his first hand experience at The Godzilla Encounter.



Marvel's Deadpool finally gets his own video game. Produced by High Moon Studios this game tries to bring a new approach to the super hero video game. Does this unique title succeed in bringing new ideas to an old genre? Click the link to find out.


Petco Star Wars Event

Have you been wondering how to share your love of Star Wars with your pets? Honest Abe gives you the scoop on how you can feel the force with your furry friends!


The Top 55 Comic-Con Exclusives 2013

Scoring exclusive merchandise is one of the best reasons to attend the San Diego Comic-Con. Fans wait in line for hours just to get their hands on these highly sought after collectibles. So which exclusives will be the hottest at the 2013 show? Click the link to find out!


Comic-Con Preview 2013

It’s time for the San Diego Comic-Con! Take a sneak peak at all the incredible events planned for the show with our Comic-Con 2013 preview. This could be the biggest and the best show in years! Click the link for all the exciting details.


Comic-Con Special Events

With San Diego Comic Con rapidly approaching, Honest Abe takes a moment out of packing to highlight a few of the many great special events that are happening outside of the convention center.


Comic-Con Celebrity Encounters

San Diego Comic-Con is right around the corner. As he prepares for another amazing year at Comic-Con Honest Abe takes a look back at all his favorite celebrity encounters from the show.


Super 7 Alien Invasion!

Honest Abe brings you the inside scoop on one of the most anticipated toy lines of the year. Toy company Super 7 has resurrected the lost Alien action figure line. Read on for the details about Aliens invading San Diego Comic Con!


Comic-Con Survival Guide 2013

The San Diego Comic-Con starts this week. A seasoned veteran of the show gives you vital tips to help give you the best Comic Con experience. Don't go to Comic-Con without reading this handy updated survival guide.

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Comic-Con 2013 Newswire Page Now Open

Our Comic-Con 2013 Newswire page is now LIVE. Stay up to date with all the exciting news from San Diego. Also, visit our Comic-Con Archives and see highlights from previous events. Celebrate the show with the most unique Comic-Con coverage on the web.


Transformers Encore Fortress Maximus Photo Review

The largest Transformer ever built returns in a gigantic new photo review. Encore Fortress Maximus is revealed in all of his massive glory! This comprehensive toy review even compares Fortress Maximus to other large scale Transformers such as Metroplex, Scorponock and Trypticon.


Retro Gaming Rocks E3!

This year retro gaming made a big splash at the E3 Expo with several exciting new products and events. On the verge of a new console generation attendees were also looking to the past at the rich history of the video game industry. Here are just a few of the highlights from the show.


The Top 20
E3 Freebies 2013

Check out the coolest swag from the 2013 E3 Expo. Get an inside look at all the great freebies that are available only to show attendees. We have many strange and unique items on our list. Click the link to see all the loot we brought back from the show!


E3 Expo 2013:
Video Blowout!

We have uploaded dozens of new videos from the 2013 E3 Expo. See trailers for all the biggest games at the show. Watch our exclusive videos direct from the show floor. This year we even have videos on our modern and our retro gaming channels. It's a massive E3 video blowout!


The Best of E3 2013:
Our Picks for the Best of Show

See our favorite products and software from the 2013 E3 Expo. There are many big surprises on our list. Find out who really won the show. Plus we have a few "best of" categories you won't find on any other web site. We cover the expo like no one else. Its all just a click away.


E3 Expo 2013:
Third Annual Bring Your 3DS to E3 Day

We're celebrating the close of the 2013 E3 Expo with the 3rd annual "Bring Your 3DS to E3 Day." Were turning E3 into the world's largest street pass event. Click the link to learn more.


E3 Expo 2013:
Android Console

This year gamers will witness the birth of an entirely new console market. Three new Android based consoles are set to debut at the 2013 E3 Expo. These new products are designed to be easy to use and affordable. While they may not compete with the big boys they will certainly shake things up in the video game industry.


E3 Expo 2013 Showdown!

Three industry Giants prepare to face off at 2013 E3 Expo. This is sure to be the most intense conflict in gaming history. Old rivalries, new allies and a heated battle for the consumer dollar. Who will win? Tune in and find out!


10 Things We Would Like to See at E3 2013

The E3 Expo is next week and we have created our own wish list for the show. We've got something for everyone. Next gen consoles, big name franchises, new gaming hardware and more! Our wish list is filled with incredible goodies that will satisfy gamers of all tastes. It's all just a click away.


Arcade Token
Give-Away 2013
Get a Free Token at E3 or Online!

Our 2013 Arcade Token Give Away is now LIVE! Tokens will be available at the E3 Expo and online. Click the link to learn how you can get your hands on a piece of video game history!


Arcade Token
Reveal 2013
A Brand New Design in Gold & Silver!

DigThatBox.com reveals our brand new 2013 arcade tokens! In honor of the E3 Expo we have created a new design available in silver and gold. Tokens will be available at the E3 Expo and online. Click the link to read our official announcement.


E3 Expo 2013: The Big Game List

Get ready for the big show with the most complete game list on the web. Our big E3 game list covers all the confirmed and rumored titles for all your favorite platforms. Click the link to read the full list.


Complete E3 Press Conference Schedule

The E3 Expo is just weeks away and we've got the complete schedule for all the press events planned for the show. Click the link for more details.


Free Comic Book Day 2013

It’s time again for Free Comic Book Day! See how Honest Abe and friends celebrated the event at Golden Apple Comics. It’s a story of freebies, fun, and a high speed police chase.

E3 2012

E3 Expo 2013 Newswire Page Now Open

Our E3 Expo 2013 Newswire page is now LIVE. Stay up to date with all the exciting E3 news. See our collection of E3 memories, learn about our 2013 E3 arcade token promotion, and visit our massive archive of E3 Expo news. Celebrate the show with the most unique E3 coverage on the web.


Movie Review: 

Tom Cruise arrives in Vienna, Austria for the premiere of his new film, Oblivion. This ambitious sci-fi epic is brought to you by the director of Tron Legacy. Click the link to read our review of the movie and see our exclusive video from the premiere.


The Music of
Mad Men

Mad Men returns to the airwaves with an all new season. Learn about all the great music found in the series. It’s a diverse collection filled with classic tunes and original content. Find out why Mad Men has some of the best music on TV.


Retro Console Revolution

These days retro gaming is more popular than ever. Now five new consoles dare to bring classic gaming hardware back to your living room TV. The explosive popularity of these new consoles can only be described as a retro gaming revolution!


G.I. Joe Invades
Golden Apple

Golden Apple Comics celebrates the release of G.I. Joe: Retaliation with a special fan event. Actress Elodie Yung, who plays Jinx in the new movie, was on hand in her first ever public appearance. It was a day of fun at LA’s favorite comic store.


Tomb Raider

Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics bring you the next chapter in the Tomb Raider saga. Lara Croft is reborn in this highly anticipated reboot of the popular franchise. Click the link to read our review and learn about the early adventures of a young Lara Croft!


Star Tours Starspeeder 1000 Review

Blast off to a galaxy far, far away with our photo review of the Disney Parks exclusive Star Speeder 1000. This high end collectible can only be found at Disney Parks around the globe. This finely detailed vehicle has many unique features that will delight Star Wars collectors and Disney enthusiasts.


Video Game Commercials

In our latest feature we expose the world of celebrity video game TV commercials. See major celebrities before they were stars. Watch over 60 TV spots featuring celebrities, athletes and music legends. This video feature will have you seeing stars!


Halo 2600 Source Code Poster
Pre-Orders Open

Monkey Labs and talented artist Brian O are happy to announce that pre-orders are now open for the limited edition first-run print HALO 2600 source code poster. Click the link to find out how you can get your hands on this amazing piece of retro gaming art.


Movie Review: 
The Hobbit

Take an unexpected journey back to middle earth with Peter Jackson's adaptation The Hobbit. This classic tale of adventure has an amazing cast and a great story, but it's also a technical wonder that will change cinema as we know it.


Transformers Masterpiece Lambor MP-12 Photo Review

Transformers fans rejoice! The latest Masterpiece Edition has arrived at our office. See our detailed photo review of MP-12 Lambor, aka Sideswipe. How does the latest masterpiece edition compare to earlier releases? And is Lambor true to his G1 counterpart? Click the link to find out.


Retro Pocket

Retro Pocket is a new LCD game collection from UFO Interactive Games. This title gives players 8 LCD style games in one great collection. Click the link to read our review of this unique retro gaming throwback.


Movie Review: 

James Bond is Back! 007 returns in the 23rd installment of the longest running franchise in movie history. In his latest adventure we get a look at the real 007 as we discover the events that made him into the man he is today. Click the link to read our exciting spoiler free review.


AtGames Sega Genesis Console & Portable

AtGames continues the legacy of the Sega Genesis giving fans two ways to play their favorite Genesis games. Read our review of the Sega Genesis classic console and it's handheld cousin, the Genesis ultimate portable.


Movie Review: 
Cloud Atlas

The creators of the matrix trilogy team up with director Tom Twyker in Cloud Atlas, a new film with a story that spans the ages. Click the link to read our review of the most surprising and unique movie of the year.


Atari Flashback 4

The Atari Flashback returns with a new and improved design and brand new wireless controllers. Click the link to read our review of this amazing new console. It's sure to be the hot retro gaming product this Holiday Season.


Valve Steam Box Controller Revealed?

It has been rumored that Valve, the company behind the Half Life series and Steam, is making their own video game console. A new picture showing the possible controller for the system has just been leaked to the web. Click the link to learn the truth about this controller and find out why it was leaked to the web.


Video Game Trailers
Facebook Page

Check out our new video game trailers page on Facebook. See all the latest game videos and trailers, watch exclusive video content, and enjoy retro gaming videos on Sunday. The page is updated seven days a week. Click the link to check it out!


Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2012 Preview

Hello true believers! This weekend Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo hits the Los Angeles Convention Center. Take a look at the upcoming show and get a sneak peak at all the panels, celebrity guests and exclusive merchandise.


Stephen King and Friends Rock
the El Rey!

Stephen King and friends rock the El Rey Theater! Spend an incredible evening with these literary legends and their very special guests. This once in a lifetime performance brings together some of the biggest names in literature as they rock the night away for a great cause.


Angry Birds, Apple
and the
Secrets of the WiiU Controller

Come with us as we reveal the secrets of the WiiU controller. Learn everything Nintendo has not told you about their unique new controller. See how the competition will respond, and watch as Nintendo prepares for the biggest fight of its life.


Movie Review: 
The Avengers

The Avengers assemble this summer at a theater near you. Director Joss Whedon brings the legendary super hero team to the big screen. Click the link to read our spoiler free review of this highly anticipated summer blockbuster.


Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto V
Graphics Comparison Video

In our quest to unlock the secrets of the next GTA game we have created a new graphics comparison video. This video compares the graphics from GTA V with those found in GTA IV. What you see in this highly revealing video may surprise you. Click the link to discover the secrets of GTA V.


Transformers Masterpiece
"New Leader" Starscream MP-11 Photo Review

See our latest photo review of MP-11 New Leader Starscream. How does the newest entry in Takara's masterpiece series compare with earlier versions of this beloved villain? Our in depth photo review has all the answers!


Hollywood Easter Egg Hunt

Update: Secret Locations Revealed!

We're holding an Easter Egg Hunt and you are invited! This Sunday members of our staff will be hiding easter eggs on the streets of Hollywood. The eggs will be filled with a glittering treasure! Click the link to learn how you can get in on the fun!


Game Review:
Nano Assault
for Nintendo 3DS

Shooting game fans will instantly recognize the name Shin'en. This is the developer behind Iridion 3D and Iridion 2, along with the legendary Nano Stray series for Nintendo DS. Now Shin'en Multimedia has returned with a dazzling new 3D shooter built exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS.


Music Review:
Van Halen
A Different Kind
of Truth

Joe Lamere reviews the latest from the newly re-united Van Halen. This album features the much anticipated return of lead singer David Lee Roth. Fans are claiming this is the best Van Halen album since the early 1980s. Are they right? Click the link to find out.


The Ultimate PS Vita Buyer's Guide

We have created the ultimate PlayStation Vita Buyer's Guide. This interactive guide is all you need to plan your Vita purchase. We answer all the important questions, from apps, to entry costs, to launch games. You can also view screen shots, box art and videos for every launch game.


The History of the PlayStation Portable

With the PlayStation Vita just a few weeks away from launch, we take a look back at history of the PlayStation Portable. Learn the history of the Sony PSP, discover all its secrets, and follow the road to the PlayStation Vita. Click the link to learn more.


Discover the Terrifying Secret of Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Account!

Discover the terrifying secret of Mark Zuckerberg's facebook account! Our resident gonzo journalist discovers the biggest secret on facebook. Mark Zuckerberg is unblockable!


Transformers Masterpiece Optimus Prime MP-10 Photo Review

MP-10 Convoy boldly goes where Takara has gone many, many, many times before.  Is the seven-hundredth time the charm?  Our-in-depth photo review has the answers you’re looking for.


10th Anniversary Claude Action Figure

In honor of the 10th Anniversary of GTA III Rockstar Games has announced a new, limited edition 12" Claude action figure. This amazingly detailed 12" figure brings everyone's favorite GTA III protagonist to life. Click the link for all the details along with some high resolution pictures.


The Secret of the 3DS Slider

Recently we learned about a new Analog Slider attachment for the Nintendo 3DS. The new device gives the 3DS a second analog slider. But why do something like this in the first place? And what if the device has another use beyond the obvious?


Atari Rocks MTV

In the 1980's Atari and MTV rocked the world. So what happens when you combine the two most powerful forces in 1980's pop culture? The result is a collection of videos filled with catchy tunes, surreal visuals, suggestive themes, and disturbing centipede related violence. Its the sort of thing you could only see on 1980s MTV!


7-Eleven Selling Handheld Game Systems

Recently we made a unique discovery at our local 7-Eleven. The store chain, known for selling new and used video games, has now started selling portable game systems. Click the link to read the story of our find. Plus see pics of two of the many portable systems currently for sale.


On The Radio

Our resident Transformers expert Jason Stern was recently for the Australian radio program "Drive," hosted by Bernadette Young. Learn the origins of the toy line, and hear about the unique political environment that led the rise of the classic 1980s toy cartoon. Click the link to hear the entire interview.


Atari 7800 XM Final Product Revealed

While following a lead on the Atari Flashback 3 one of our intrepid writers was able to steal a cam phone pic of the completed Atari 7800 Expansion Module. The is the final, ready to ship product, with its completed packaging.


Optimus Prime In Hollywood

Optimus Prime returns to Hollywood. The fearless autobot leader was spotted at a party near Hollywood and Vine. Click the link to see exclusive video and pictures from the event.


Video Game History Museum

The video game history museum comes to the e3 expo. Over 25 years of gaming history brought to life. See all the sights and sounds of this amazing traveling exhibit. And learn how this museum is helping to forever preserve the history of the video game industry.


E3 Memories:
The Wheel of Mario

One of the best moments from the E3 Expo was the infamous "Wheel of Mario." Spin the wheel of fortune with Mario and friends. And learn about one of the best promotions in E3 history! Click the link to read more.


Star Wars Fan Discovers First George Lucas Autograph

A lucky Star Wars fan has made the discovery of a lifetime. One of our readers has found what could be the earliest George Lucas signature on record. Click the link to read the story of this incredible discovery. And see pics of the first George Lucas autograph.


Disney Star Tours Reborn!!

Honest Abe returns from a galaxy far, far away with a personal review of the newly revamped Star Tours ride at Disneyland. Get a closer look at the hottest theme park attraction in the country. Click the link to learn everything you need to know about this amazing new ride!


A Brief History of LaserDisc Video Games

In our newest video feature we're giving you a brief history of laserdisc video games. This feature uses DaphneX, the laserdisc arcade machine emulator. See classic games such as Dragon's Lair and Space Ace running on the original Xbox. Click the link to learn more.


What's Cool in Comics:
Punisher Max

Find out what's cool in the world of comics and graphic novels. Our newest feature covers the highly acclaimed "Punisher Max" series.  Marvel Comics takes the feared vigilante into dark and foreboding territory. Its gritty new take on the classic Marvel hero. Read on to see why it's so cool.


Bobby Darin:
From Teen Idol to Vegas Superstar

Sugar Ray Lamere returns with a new expose on the life and music of Bobby Darin. Read about the career of this legendary swinger. Learn about his early days as a teen idol, to his work in Hollywood, and to his years a Vegas legend. Click the link to learn more.

The Top 30 Weird Toys

Check out our top 30 list of the weirdest toys ever made. This feature is packed with images and videos. We cover strange and unusual toys from around the World. These toys are dangerous, shocking, inappropriate, disgusting and completely hilarious. This list has it all! And now we've added several NEW bonus toys to make things even more bizarre!

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Classic Gaming Expo 2010:
Post Show Report


What do bikers, hackers, roller derby girls and the Atari 2600 have in common? They were all in Las Vegas last weekend. We return from the desert with our coverage of the Classic Gaming Expo. Read all about the celebrity guests, the exclusive merchandise, the LIVE music, and more. See video footage of the new Halo game for the Atari 2600! Also, view tons of pictures from the expo in our robust image gallery. And remember, we can't stop here, this is bat country!

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Leonard Nimoy gets a Video Game Arcade Token from DigThatBox.com

Recently we attended a demo of a new game called Yoostar 2: Movie Karaoke. Not only did we get to see an early preview of this fantastic new software but the demo was hosted by none other than television and movie star Leonard Nimoy! And we were on hand to give him a very special gift!

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Star Trek: The Exhibition Beams Home To Hollywood

CBS Studios has brought Star Trek back to Hollywood! Star Trek: The Exhibition has come to the Hollywood & Highland Center. This travelling exhibit is only in town until December 27th. We give you an in depth look at all of the incredibly cool stuff on display. Over 100 images of aliens, props, costumes, starship models, set pieces and more!

See The Exhibit




Shrouded in mystery the origin story of the Nintendo DS is long and controversial. Learn how Nintendo  accidentally created the most popular gaming device in history.


We continue our explosive feature revealing the mysterious origin of the Nintendo DS. Explore the early rumors surrounding this controversial machine and learn the truth behind "Project Nitro" and the alleged "Portable GameCube." Its a tale of intrigue, suspense and corporate sabotage!




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