COMIC GAMERS ASSEMBLE 2018 AND BEYOND PREVIEW

2017 was a MASSIVE year for comic book video games from sheer volume alone with long gestating titles like Battle Chasers: Nightwar finally coming out, the release of two major AAA fighting games and surprises like a remaster of Rogue Trooper and a collection of NES Disney games that included the likes of DuckTales and it’s pricey sequel, DuckTales 2. So far the…

OVERKILL’S THE WALKING DEAD GETS RELEASE WINDOW AND AN INTRODUCTION VIDEO FOR ONE OF ITS CHARACTERS

Announced back in 2014 and getting continuously delayed since then, it’s easy to forget that Payday developer Starbreeze is lending its talents to a new co-operative game based in the universe of The Walking Dead. Via a new cinematic trailer devoid of any gameplay footage that introduces one of the playable characters, Aidan, it looks like we can finally expect…

REVIEW: THE DARKNESS (PS3)

In 2004, developer Starbreeze impressed a lot of people with the release of the Xbox original exclusive The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay. Launching alongside The Chronicles of Riddick film, it was a rare example of a game being much better received than the movie it was meant to support, something not really seen since GoldenEye 007 on the Nintendo…

REVIEW: THE DARKNESS II (XBOX 360)

2007’s The Darkness was a commercial success for developer Starbreeze and publisher 2K Games, going on to sell over one million copies, which was a pretty good figure for a game based around an IP that wasn’t that well-known. Given that level of success, it was surprising that it would be close to four years before any…