Genericon XXVII Welcomes Jen Taylor and Returning Guest Antipode

TROY, NY (February 21, 2014) - The staff of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's annual student-run anime, sci-fi, and gaming convention, Genericon, are pleased to welcome voice actress Jen Taylor and returning guest Antipode to this year's con.

Jennifer Lee "Jen" Taylor is an American voice actress best known for her role as Cortana in various Halo games, Zoey in Left 4 Dead and the Xbox 360 game 1 vs. 100. Taylor is also well known for her work as Princess Peach, Toad, Toadette, Samus Aran, and other characters in several Nintendo games since 1999.

Our returning guest Antipode is a geek belly dancing troupe hailing from State College, PA. Fusing the theatrics of acting with a mix of cosplay, pop-culture, and off-beat humor Antipode brings the audience full geek entertainment.


Genericon is an annual, student-run sci-fi, anime, and gaming convention, the oldest of its kind in the United States. For 27 years, it has been run by student staff and volunteers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus in Troy, New York. The convention features a 48-hour video game room, anime and sci-fi screenings, role playing games, a cosplay contest, vendors, artists' alley, panels by special guests and fans, a concert, gaming tournaments and more. For more information, visit

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