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…

TWENTY YEARS LATER: NINTENDO 64 AND ITS LIBRARY OF COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAMES

September 26th, 1996. In limited release, Nintendo launched their first ever three-dimensional console that defined how games would be played in this bold new perspective, thanks to games like Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Rare’s Goldeneye 007, the latter of which showed developers how first-person shooters, a genre that exploded in the next console…

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…

REVIEW: ARMORINES: PROJECT S.W.A.R.M (NINTENDO 64)

Turok essentially took a year off in 1999, only appearing in the multi-player focused Turok: Rage Wars, and in its stead rose two new potential franchises for Acclaim that they acquired after their purchase of Valiant comics: The first up was Shadow Man, a game I’ll take about in a few months, in September of 1999 followed by Armorines: Project…