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…

REVIEW: MEN IN BLACK: ALIEN CRISIS (XBOX 360)

Like the Men in Black film franchise, the steady release of video games across consoles and handhelds ceased after the release of Men in Black 2. Without a film or animated series in which to tie into, it seemed like there was little interest in keeping the brand alive in the video game space until a third movie rolled…

REVIEW: SPIDER-MAN 2 (XBOX ORIGINAL)

Neversoft’s Spider-Man and its Vicarious Vision’s developed sequel Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro were great first attempts at making the Spider-Man game that everyone dreamed of playing, but were held back by the limitations of the consoles that they were on. Spider-Man’s webs for example seemingly attached to the sky, there were more interior environments than exterior and you couldn’t…

MARVEL HEROES OMEGA COMING TO XBOX ONE IN ONE MONTH

The closed beta for Marvel Heroes Omega on PS4 ends today with an open beta starting this Friday for those who played the closed beta followed by a roll out for everyone else on May 23rd. Until today Marvel Heroes developer Gazillion Entertainment has been quiet as to when those who own Xbox One’s will be able to play the…

THE BEST MARVEL CONSOLE GAME EVER FINALE: SPIDER-MAN: SHATTERED DIMENSIONS (XBOX 360)

Spider-Man enjoyed a comeback in the video game world thanks to efforts from developers Neversoft, Vicarious Visions and Treyarch, but it was around the time that Spider-Man 3 arrived in both theatres and on consoles as well as handhelds that things started to once again trend downward for the web-slinger. Spider-Man 3 was nowhere near as good as either Spider-Man…