RANKING THE NINTENDO 64 COMIC BOOK GAMES

If you’ve read my feature about the Nintendo 64’s library of comic books games, you’ll know that there wasn’t that many released from the time in launched in September of 1996 to the time its last game, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3, arrived in 2002. Technically speaking, there were eleven video games with comic book properties released…

HONEST GAME TRAILERS FLIES THROUGH THE RINGS OF SUPERMAN 64

After many, many requests from the looks of things, the folks at Smosh Games have put up an honest game trailer for one of the most notorious comic book video games of all time: Superman 64. Having watched the trailer, it made me laugh and feel equally sad that I not only completed the first ring stage, but all…

IS IT REALLY THAT GOOD? STAR WARS: SHADOWS OF THE EMPIRE (NINTENDO 64)

1996. Nineteen years before The Force Awakens, three years before the start of the dreaded “prequel trilogy” and even before the slippery slope of remasters where the phrase “Greedo shot first” got its origin. In 1996 Lucasfilm set to expand the Star Wars canon with a multimedia project that would span a novel, a comic book series, and…

THE YEAR OF ACCLAIM: PLAY OR PASS

And with the final review of Turok (2008) on Xbox 360, The Year of Acclaim comes to an end. Over the past twelve months I’ve looked at fifteen games through multiple console, handhelds and console generations. While some of the games I’ve looked at have confirmed that certain games are bonafided classics or huge surprises, others are…

TUROK: DINOSAUR HUNTER TO BE REBORN AS TUROK EX?

Looks like someone else has been craving a little Acclaim lately other than myself. In an interview with Techraptor, Samuel Villarreal, a level designer on games like Aliens: Colonial Marines and FEAR: Perseus Mandate stated he had claimed the rights to the classic N64 FPS and had been rebuilding it for modern machines with the help of Night Dive studios…

REVIEW: TUROK 3: SHADOW OF OBLIVION (NINTENDO 64)

The year 2000. It use to sound so futuristic, but it’s hard to believe it was fifteen years ago. From the amount of things that were happening in the video game industry at the time, it really did feel like the future though: The Dreamcast was in its second year of life and championing online…