BATMAN RETURNS’ VIDEO GAME LEGACY IS PERHAPS MORE INTERESTING THAN THAT OF THE FILMS

Batman Returns, released twenty-five years ago today on June 19th, 1992 was the last Tim Burton directed, Micheal Keaton starring movie before the franchise was torpedoed by Joel Schumacher and eventually rebooted by Christopher Nolan in 2005 with Batman Begins. Though perhaps not remembered as fondly as Burton’s first outing with DC’s iconic character in 1989, it’s…

REVIEW: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (NES)

Did you ever wonder what a movie tie-in game for a blockbuster comic book movie would look like if it was made during the days of the NES? I’m not talking about a game from the LJN library like Beetlejuice, Jaws, Friday the 13th and countless others, but rather something more along the lines of the classics…

THE LATEST DID YOU KNOW GAMING TACKLES THE HEROES IN A HALF-SHELL

For the first time ever, the Did You Know Gaming video series is turning its attention to one of the longest running comic book properties in the video game world: the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The latest episode delves into such mysteries as why the first NES TMNT game doesn’t quite feel right and how at least according to its booklet, TMNT 2 on…

IS IT REALLY THAT BAD? TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (NES)

Between the rumour that Japanese developer Platinium is possibly making a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game and the new trailer that was released for 2016’s Out of the Shadows, it put me in a Turtles mood and I decided to revisit the game that started it all: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Konami/Ultra for the NES. Buy why look back…

REVIEW: BUCKY O’HARE (NES)

With the popularity of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the late 80’s, it looked like everyone was trying to create the next big anthropomorphic property: There was the Battletoads video game franchise, Biker Mice from Mars, and Street Sharks among a few others. One of the earliest attempts that spawned a short-lived animated series and a one wave action…