REVIEW: THE DARKNESS (PS3)

In 2004, developer Starbreeze impressed a lot of people with the release of the Xbox original exclusive The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay. Launching alongside The Chronicles of Riddick film, it was a rare example of a game being much better received than the movie it was meant to support, something not really seen since GoldenEye 007 on the Nintendo…

REVIEW: THE DARKNESS II (XBOX 360)

2007’s The Darkness was a commercial success for developer Starbreeze and publisher 2K Games, going on to sell over one million copies, which was a pretty good figure for a game based around an IP that wasn’t that well-known. Given that level of success, it was surprising that it would be close to four years before any…

CELEBRATING THE CANADIAN DEVELOPERS OF COMIC BOOK GAMES ON CANADA’S 150TH BIRHTDAY

Canada, the country in which I call home, is celebrating a milestone birthday today. July 1st, 2017 marks the 150th birthday of the day that the country known as Canada came into existence. Video game fans owe a lot to the country of Canada, for without it and the talented people who live in it,…

CELEBRATING FIVE YEARS OF COMIC GAMERS ASSEMBLE.

January 20th, 2012. It was on that date that the first ever article was published on Comics Gamers Assemble: a preview of the public demo for 2K’s The Darkness 2, a follow-up from the 2007 game developed by Starbreeze Studios. Since that time, over 900 articles have been published on this platform, ranging from reviews of games both old…

TOP 10: COMIC BOOK GAMES WITH SEQUELS

A lot of comic book characters have multiple titles featuring them (Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, X-Men etc) but  very few have sequel games that are connected, even fewer still have sequels that are successful. Here’s a list of 10 series that made an impact in the world of comic book games at large. 10 RADICAL’S HULK SERIES…

THE DARKNESS II REVIEWS ARE COMING IN

The Darkness II hits stores today from developer Digital Extremes and publisher 2K games. Reviews are coming in from various outlets and are fairly positive (the game is currently resting on a 79% Metacritic score for the Xbox 360 SKU). EGMnow awarded it a 9.0 out of 10, IGN came in at an 8.0 out…