INSPIRED BY BATMAN: RETURN TO ARKHAM: GAMES YOU’VE REBOUGHT

This week saw the release of Batman: Return to Arkham and I’ve been happily replaying Batman: Arkham Asylum (going so far as to finish it with all the Riddler trophies yesterday evening)…even though I already own and have played the game before. Since the days of the PS2, GameCube and Xbox, collections and rereleases have become quite common…

NINTENDO SWITCH IS A GIMMICK I CAN GET BEHIND…HOPEFULLY

If you’ve been on Facebook or Twitter since about an hour ago, you probably know that Nintendo has a new console coming out March 2017, officially called Nintendo Switch: I’ve been pretty hard on Nintendo on this blog, but from what was shown in the trailer for the Switch, I’m actually pretty optimistic about it…

MARVEL BATTLEGROUNDS DEVELOPER UNITED FRONT GAMES CLOSES ITS DOORS

In what appears to be the butterfly effect of the closure of Disney’s interactive division, another developer associated with the company has closed its doors following the cancellation of Disney Infinity and the free-to-play game Marvel Avengers Alliance. Canadian based developer United Front Games, who worked on the Disney Infinity 3.0 Marvel Battlegrounds play set has closed their doors according to multiple…

THE BEST MARVEL CONSOLE GAME EVER PART 10: THE PUNISHER (2005) (XBOX)

I’ve stated in the past that one of the sure ways to make a great comic book game is to marry a particular license to a pre-existing game franchise that just simply fits: Batman Begins for example is simply Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell with a Batman skin; Batman: Arkham Asylum and Acclaim’s Shadow Man have a lot in common with Nintendo’s Metroid Franchise and THQ’s The Punisher, the…