A CHRISTMAS TIME FUN LOOK AT TOYS BASED ON COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAMES

In previous years around the holiday season I’ve looked at comic book games with a Christmas twist such as Batman: Arkham Origins, the many games inspired by Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, and Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron. While growing up, video games were of my most coveted Christmas gifts as it was only really around that time of year when I…

WHY ISN’T THERE A MARVEL VIDEO GAME UNIVERSE?

Back when the Marvel Cinematic Universe launched in 2008, the film to video game rights for all properties were licensed to publisher Sega to farm out development to whom ever they saw fit. While the results ranged from really good (Captain America: Super Soldier PS3/Xbox 360, Thor: God of Thunder Nintendo DS) to okay (The…

THE TOP 5 AVENGERS TIE-IN GAMES (CURRENT GENERATION)

I can’t think of any hotter property in the world right now than the Avengers. The movie is doing fantastic (both critically and financially) and rumors are buzzing about an assembly of earth’s mightiest heroes in a new videogame. I’ve talked about the Marvel Cinematic Universe games in the “Assembling the Avengers (Games)” articles, but…

REVIEW: THE INCREDIBLE HULK (XBOX 360)

The Incredible Hulk was released a little over a month after Sega’s first Marvel Cinematic Universe title, Iron Man, to coincide with the film of the same name. The game can be best described as a sort of follow up to Sierra’s 2005 well received Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction (PS2/GC/Xbox). The title loosely follows the…