CHAPTER 5: ARCADES

There’s a terrific anime streaming on Netflix called High Score Girl. It’s a slice of life story about a budding relationship between two young kids but filtered through the ‘90’-s arcade scene, in particular the booming popularity of fighting games like Capcom’s Street Fighter II. Due to how authentic the show is of the era…

MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 2’S BIG PROBLEM

2020 is a big year for one of the most popular fighting games ever released. It was on this day in the year 2000 that Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes released in arcades. The sixth entry in Capcom’s portfolio of Marvel Comics themed fighting games and the fourth in the “Vs. Series”, Marvel…

MARVEL’S IRON MAN VR DELAYED TO MAY 15TH

This week’s forecast has called for a storm of video game delays. On top of moving Marvel’s Avengers from May 15th to September, Square-Enix delayed their hotly anticipated remake of the beloved Final Fantasy VII into April. Following those were CD Projekt Red’s follow-up to The Witcher III: Wild Hunt, Cyberpunk 2077,which followed Marvel’s Avengers, into the fall and…

MARVEL’S AVENGERS DELAYED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 4TH

Announced in early 2017 via a brief teaser, the Square-Enix published, Crystal Dynamics developed – with support from Eidos Montreal – Marvel’s Avengers made its grand debut at last year’s E3 with its debut trailer. Among many things, including the cast of playable characters and a general impression of how they would possibly control, the video…

THE GAME AWARDS 2019 COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAME ANNOUNCEMENT ROUND-UP

Last night the annual Game Awards took place, and while we didn’t get that new Batman game announcement everyone has been patiently waiting for, nor a shocking surprise like the unveiling of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order last year, there were still a few notable reveals sprinkled throughout the evening. The first was during the…