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About Pete Imbesi

Pete Imbesi serves as Co-Managing Editor alongside Jack Ryan. He is a New Jersey local studying Journalism at Rowan University, where he serves as the Arts and Entertainment Editor for the schools student newspaper, The Whit. Pete is a life-long gamer and writer who's tastes lean toward Western RPGs, story-driven Action/Adventure games, and trying to become a better League of Legends player. He's also a big fan of competitive Pokemon battling, and Nintendo and Sony first-party software. Pete serves as a co-host of the JK Gamers podcast and produces content for the site when he isn't busy fighting crime, and the forces of evil.

Our Favorite New York Comic Con ’14 Cosplays: Sunday

New York Comic Con is the biggest pop culture event on the East Coast where attendees can get a taste of all the comics, movies, television shows, and of course video games coming in the next year; but above all else what makes Comic Con such a special experience is shared fandom. … [Read more...]

Our Favorite New York Comic Con ’14 Cosplays: Saturday

New York Comic Con is the biggest pop culture event on the East Coast where attendees can get a taste of all the comics, movies, television shows, and of course video games coming in the next year; but above all else what makes Comic Con such a special experience is shared fandom. … [Read more...]

Our Favorite New York Comic Con ’14 Cosplays: Friday

New York Comic Con is the biggest pop culture event on the East Coast where attendees can get a taste of all the comics, movies, television shows, and of course video games coming in the next year; but above all else what makes Comic Con such a special experience is shared fandom. … [Read more...]

DLC Packs Bring Legend of Zelda, Animal Crossing & SO Much More to Mario Kart 8

Nintendo has announced 2 new Mario Kart 8 DLC packs which will add 6 new racers, 8 new vehicles, and a whopping 16 new tracks to Wii U's must-have racer with advance purchases starting August 27, 2014. The most exciting part of this announcement being that the DLC will bring representatives from … [Read more...]

Pokemon Fighting Game ‘POKKÉN TOURNAMENT’ Announced…for Japanese Arcades [UPDATE]

UPDATE: 12:29 PM - 27 Aug 2014 (Katsuhiro Harada creator and lead developer on BANDAI Namco's Tekken franchise tweeted that the company is currently "considering" releasing the game internationally in response to a question from Twitter user Mashudes) Considering now. RT @Mashudes Possible … [Read more...]

Nintendo Reacts to Major Super Smash Bros. Roster Leak

Last week, a series of screenshots claiming to be from the 3DS version of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. were leaked by various anonymous sources revealing an updated roster and stage list – including characters previously unconfirmed by Nintendo. … [Read more...]

Telltale Releases The Walking Dead: Season Two Finale “No Going Back” Trailer & Release Date

Telltale Games has released a trailer for the final episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two "No Going Back" confirming the episode's release for next week. … [Read more...]

Ongoing Nintendo Character Guide Leaks Reveal New Information About Zelda Characters

Earlier this week Console Wars author Blake J. Harris tweeted a series of pages from an internal Nintendo Character Guide published in 1993, revealing some previously unknown information about iconic Nintendo characters Mario, Yoshi, Bowser, and Peach. Yesterday IGN reached out to Harris requesting … [Read more...]

Pokemon Red & Blue inspired ‘Collectems’ coming to PC, Mac, Linux, and Playstation

Venturing out into the tall grass just North of Pallet Town with my trusty new Squirtle at my side was my first taste of the sense of adventure offered through video games. The hours and hours I spent exploring the Kanto region in Pokemon Blue are some of my fondest memories as both a child and a … [Read more...]

Nintendo Character Guide Reveals Yoshi’s Real Name & Other Mario Character Origins Decades Later

Yesterday Blake J. Harris, author of Console Wars, tweeted a series of pages  from an internal Nintendo Character Guide published in 1993 which revealed some interesting and previously unknown information about some of gaming's most iconic faces. … [Read more...]