REVIEW: THOR: GOD OF THUNDER (NINTENDO 3DS/Wii)

For Sega’s series of Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase One games, it was the PS3/Xbox 360 games that most people were looking towards and being promoted in the press, but with a few exceptions, those were the ones that were to be avoided. Save Captain America: Super Soldier where the at-the-time next-gen version of the game was clearly…

REVIEW: THOR: GOD OF THUNDER (NINTENDO DS)

By the time the final two Sega published Marvel Cinematic Universe games came around in 2011, many had wised to the fact that these were games that could be avoided. After excitedly coming out of theaters and blindly buying the likes of Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Iron Man 2, games that promised players the opportunity to become the…

MARVEL’S HEAD OF GAMES EXPLAINS WHY THERE’S NO AVENGERS GAME

Given the mainstream success that Marvel has obtained as a brand from their cinematic universe, many (including myself) have been asking the question: When is the Avengers videogame coming? The answer, as given by heard of Marvel Games TQ Jefferson in an interview with IGN, is that the game “will come when we have the…

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…

TOP 5 NINTENDO 3DS COMIC BOOK GAMES

This coming Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of Nintendo’s most recent handheld console in North America. Since then, there have been five comic book themed games released for the system. Here is the breakdown for fans of comic book games that are both old and new comers alike. [NOTE: I’m going to get it out…

REVIEW: THOR: GOD OF THUNDER (XBOX 360)

Thor: God of Thunder gets a pretty hard rap. I’m sure it’s been listed on a couple of “Worst of” lists for the year 2011, and can be found heavily discounted in bargain bins everywhere in large quantities. So, is Thor REALLY that bad? Well….okay so Thor can be good. Is it really good? No.…