REVIEW: FANTASTIC FOUR: FLAME ON (GAME BOY ADVANCE)

The first Fantastic Four game for the Game Boy Advance that launched alongside the 2005 film of the same name was one of the more forgettable tie-in games, but its poor quality didn’t stop publisher Activision from enlisting that games developer from trying again later in the year. The second Fantastic Four GBA game of…

REVIEW: FANTASTIC FOUR (GAME BOY ADVANCE)

It’s easy to be pessimistic about playing a handheld version of a console game on far superior hardware, as most of the time the handheld game will fail to reach anywhere near the quality of its console counterpart. That’s not always the case though: X2: Wolverine’s Revenge, Thor: God of Thunder and Batman: The Brave and the Bold are easily…

REVIEW: FANTASTIC FOUR (2005) (GAMECUBE)

Back in 2005, I don’t think that many people had high hopes for the Fantastic Four video game. Sure, it was a movie game and yes, the movie it was based on was received tepidly at best, but in hindsight there was a reason to be optimistic somewhat about it, and I can’t believe I’m going to…

REVIEW: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (GAME BOY ADVANCE)

It’s funny to think that once upon a time Nintendo committed to keeping both the Game Boy and DS brands going simultaneously, probably as a safety precaution should the DS brand had not been the incredible success it became. With the DS attachment rate still relatively low compared the then four-year old Game Boy Advance…

REVIEW: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (NINTENDO DS)

When it launched in the fall of 2004, no one really knew what to think of Ninendo’s latest handheld, dubbed the DS. The touch screen interface, something that’s common today, was unheard of at the time and just around the corner was Sony’s PSP, a portable with near PS2 quality graphics and traditional buttons. 2005…

REVIEW: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (GAMECUBE)

The turn of the millennium was a great time to be a Spider-Man fan: The first even Spider-Man movie debuted to huge numbers in 2002 and spawned a sequel that is still regarding as one of the greatest comic book films of all time; The comics were not only back on track in the still…