A CHRISTMAS TIME FUN LOOK AT TOYS BASED ON COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAMES

In previous years around the holiday season I’ve looked at comic book games with a Christmas twist such as Batman: Arkham Origins, the many games inspired by Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, and Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron. While growing up, video games were of my most coveted Christmas gifts as it was only really around that time of year when I…

2017 HAS BEEN THE BIGGEST YEAR FOR COMIC BOOK GAMES EVER AND THERE’S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

2017 has been one of the best years for video games ever, housing a steady stream of high quality new releases since January and the launch of multiple consoles: From the console/hybrid Switch, the 4K capable Xbox One X and the SNES Classic Edition that finally brought Star Fox 2 to market after its unceremonious cancellation over…

LEGO DIMENSIONS HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY DISCONTINUED

Lego Dimensions, the toys-to-life game from publisher WB Games that united a multitude of bizarre franchises into one Lego-fied universe, is sadly no more. Joining the likes of Disney Infinity which was similarly shuttered last year, Lego Dimensions is the latest casuality in the toys-to-life genre that looks to be going the way of the plastic instrument craze from last…

LEGO DIMENSIONS EXCALIBUR BATMAN US STORE EXCLUSIVITY ENDING

For Wave 7.5 of Lego Dimensions, two Fun Packs were locked to specific retailers: Excalibur Batman from The Lego Batman Movie was only available at Target and Knight Rider could only be found at Gamestop. Brick Inquirer reports that this exclusivity will be ending shortly, if it hasn’t already, as both are available to order from the Toys R’ Us website. Buyers…

RUMOR: THINGS ARE SADLY NOT LOOKING GOOD FOR LEGO DIMENSIONS

The once profitable and growing toys-to-life genre looks like it may be joining the plastic instrument trend of the early 2000’s as the next thing to be gathering dust in your closet. After last year’s abrupt termination of Disney Infinity, followed by the announcement this year that Skylanders, Activision’s annual franchise in the genre since 2011 franchise would be…