Category: Live Events

Phil DeFranco and Friends Want to See Your Faces In Los Angeles

May 1st, 2014 at 12:45 by Jonathan Simrin in Announcements, Live Events
May 9 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA

May 9 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA


Phil DeFranco is putting on a special live show next week at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California. You should totally come! SourceFed hosts Joe Bereta and Steve Zaragoza will also be there with Phil, doing some storytelling, Q&A, and secret surprises. Tickets are still available but going fast. This is Phil’s last live show on the West coast this year (Chicago and Toronto are next), so you don’t want to miss it. Here’s the info on show details and tickets:


DeFranco Does LA

Friday, May 9 at 8PM

Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA

Get your tickets here:

Questions? Contact the Alex Theatre at 818-243-ALEX (2539) or



January 7th, 2014 at 11:57 by Jonathan Simrin in Live Events, Uncategorized

CES 2014 is in full swing and we’re all over it. Yes, filmmaker Michael Bay made an abrupt and very awkward exit at yesterday’s Samsung event, but there’s other much cooler stuff happening in Vegas right now. Below are a couple new stories we think are worth mentioning and stay tuned for lots more coverage. You can keep up with hands-on demos, reviews, insights and more from all your favorite Rev3 hosts right here.


Roku-Powered TV’s

Roku is best known for its popular streaming set-top box product that lets users stream all kinds of content. Now, the company is getting into the actual television manufacturing business, partnering with TCL and Hisense on a line of new television sets that have the Roku technology baked right into the TV itself. These TV’s should be available later this year in the fall and be sure to check out Tekzilla‘s report on the announcement.



Toyota’s Fuel Cell Car Plans

Since the early 2000′s, fuel cell-powered cars have gotten plenty of buzz from carmakers as the next big thing in environmentally-conscious vehicles. This year at CES, Toyota unveiled the latest concept car that combines hydrogen and air and emits nothing but water. Sounds pretty good, right? Toyota hopes to have these on the road in 2015, but as Patrick Norton reports, there are some considerable obstacles in the way:

What’s the best thing you’ve seen at CES this year? Let us know in the comments below!

Join Rev3Games and Extra-Life for a 25-hour Charity Livestream!

October 28th, 2013 at 06:00 by Jackie Talbott in Announcements, Live Events

On November 2nd, 2013, Adam Sessler and the rest of our Rev3Games crew will be streaming LIVE for twenty-five hours straight in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Last year we crushed our goal and raised nearly $4400, and this year we’re setting our sights even higher and hoping to raise $10,000.

Adam Sessler will be joined by Anthony Carboni, Scott Bromley, Zac Minor, and other Revision3 faces as we play new and classic games, and try not to completely destroy ourselves in the process. Games will include Battlefield 4, Assassin’s Creed 4, the unreleased XCOM: Enemy Within, and many more. Additionally, everyone who watches will be automatically entered to win games, shirts, and other swag.

Join us on November 2nd as we quickly descend into madness. Because hey, it’s for charity!

WHEN: Saturday, November 2nd at 8 AM Pacific to Sunday, November 3rd at 8 AM Pacific
WHERE: Watch at and, and donate on our page at
WHO: Adam Sessler, Anthony Carboni, Scott Bromley, and other Rev3 personalities
WHAT: Dozens of new and classic video games, and tons of giveaways
WHY: Each donation will support the Children’s Hospital Miracle Network. Help us reach our goal of $10,000!

ABOUT EXTRA-LIFE: Extra-Life is an annual charity gaming event that’s been operating since 2008. Anyone can sign up to be a part of it and stream on their own, with all of their donations going to the local children’s hospital of their choice. For more information visit

Rev3Games Announces the Best Video Games from PAX Prime 2012

September 7th, 2012 at 10:47 by Jackie Talbott in Live Events, Shows

The Rev3Games team headed up to Seattle, Washington to get a good hard look at all the new video games featured at the Penny Arcade Expo this year. In addition to pumping out a ton of footage and coverage from the show floor, they took on the feat of naming the top 5 best video games of PAX Prime 2012. And, after intense deliberation, Max Scoville, Anthony Carboni, Tara Long, and Zac Minor were able to agree on their #1 absolute best game from PAX 2012 – Dishonored! Check out the reviews and top 5 nominees below.

• Developed by Arkane
• Published by Bethesda

Tomb Raider
• Developed by Crystal Dynamics
• Published by Square-Enix

Aliens: Colonial Marines
• Developed by Gearbox Software
• Published by Sega

Far Cry 3
• Developed by Ubisoft Montreal
• Published by Ubisoft

Super TIME Force
• Developed by Capybara
• Published by Capybara

Thanks to PAX Prime 2012 and all the awesome developers and publishers for another great expo. Until next year… (or Australia!)

Scam School Shoots in San Francisco

April 25th, 2012 at 05:37 by Jackie Talbott in Announcements, Live Events

Join Brian Brushwood and the Scam School crew for 3 nights of shooting in San Francisco next week! Here’s your chance to learn a thing or two about social engineering, magic tricks and bar scams from the master himself.

We’ll be out on the town shooting upcoming episodes of Scam School, so come out and you could even land yourself a spot in one!

Wednesday, May 2nd
Thee Parkside
1600 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
RSVP on Facebook

Thursday, May 3rd
Misdirections Magic Shop
1236-9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122
RSVP on Facebook

Follow @Revision3 and @ScamSchool on Twitter to get the latest updates, and to stay on top of all our latest news, episodes and announcements.

See you there!

PS Vita Hill Social Club + Revision3 Meetup!

January 24th, 2012 at 04:50 by Jackie Talbott in Announcements, Live Events

Want to have some quality time with the Sony PlayStation Vita before it’s even out? Want to hang out with your favorite Revision3 show hosts from Destructoid, Tekzilla, New Challenger, and AppJudgment? Well get ready, San Francisco!

On Friday, February 3rd, all your trusted Rev3 video game connoisseurs will be gathered at the Sony PS Vita Hill Social Club to get some serious, hands on gameplay and talk all things gaming with you.

From the PlayStation website, “Vita Hill is a series of eight Social Clubs designed for gamers, created by PlayStation® and opened in January 2012 for a limited amount of time. These clubs also happen to be the only place in the United States where you can just walk in and get handed a PlayStation®Vita to play.” Sounds pretty great, right?!

Along with that, The Destructoid Show will be streaming their Friday live show straight from the event at 4PM PST! For those of you who can’t make it with us, you can watch all the shenanigans with Max and Tara on or

This event and meetup is open to anyone and everyone, so bring all your friends! We’ll be getting started around 3PM and can’t wait to see all your faces there. RSVP now to let us know you’re coming!

Where: 1694 Union Street (at Gough) – view map
When: 3:00PM PST – 7:00PM PST, Livestream at 4:00PM PST

Revision3 at CES 2012

January 9th, 2012 at 08:30 by Jackie Talbott in Announcements, Live Events, Press Releases

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Brian Brushwood Invasion: Scam School Shoots in San Francisco

November 2nd, 2011 at 12:09 by Jackie Talbott in Announcements, Live Events

Meet up with Brian Brushwood in San Francisco next week! Come out to join in the Scam School fun, and you may land a spot in an upcoming episode. Or if you want to just come by and catch all the magic of the show in person, we want to see you there!

Wednesday, November 9th
Mars Bar
789 Brannan Street (at 7th)
San Francisco, CA 94103

Thursday, November 10th
Valley Tavern
4054 24th St (between Noe & Castro)
San Francisco, CA 94114

Bring your game face, all your friends and we’ll see you there!

San Francisco and Berkeley: Scam School Shoots Start Again!

August 31st, 2011 at 02:47 by Jackie Talbott in Live Events

Join Brian Brushwood and the entire Scam School crew for nights of magic, bar tricks and fun! Come hang out while we shoot new episodes of Scam School and you may land a spot in an upcoming episode.

Wednesday, September 7th
Hi Dive
The Embarcadero & Bryant St. at Pier 28 1/2
San Francisco, CA 94105

Monday, September 12th
Missouri Lounge
2600 San Pablo Ave between Carleton St. & Parker St.
Berkeley, CA 94702

So bring your game face, bring all your friends and see you there!

Revision3 at IFA

August 30th, 2011 at 08:00 by Jim Louderback in Live Events, Shows

Revision3 at IFANever heard of IFA? It’s OK, most of the US hasn’t. But in Europe, IFA is bigger than our own Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and it runs for nearly a week over Labor Day weekend.

This year, Revision3 is descending on IFA in force. Make sure to tune in at from August 30 – September 3 for regular video updates about new products, services and other geeky happenings at IFA and around Berlin.

Join Jon Rettinger (Jon4Lakers, TechnoBuffalo), Cali Lewis (GeekBeatTV) and Mark Watson (Soldier Knows Best) for updates on all the great new product introductions, tech announcements and much more.

And make sure to watch the shows live on Thursday, September 1 at 2pm/EST on the TechnoBuffalo YouTube channel, and on Friday, September 2 at 10am/EST on GeekBeatTV’s YouTube channel for a roundtable discussion plus a look at the hottest new gadgets, gear and gizmos!

Finally, if you’re heading to IFA, please join us for a meet-up on Friday, Sept. 2nd at 7:30pm, with:

Cali Lewis and John Pozadzides of GeekBeat.TV
Jon Rettinger of TechnoBuffalo
Mark Watson of Soldier Knows Best

ALEX Berlin
Potsdamer Straße 4
10785 Berlin