MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY COMES TO XBOX GAME PASS THIS MONTH

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy was one of last fall’s most pleasant surprises, taking home the Game of the Year award for this site, and winning distinctions at the recent D.I.C.E awards for Adventure Game of the Year and Outstanding Achievement in Story. Despite its near universal positive reception, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy hasn’t…

REVIEW: SHADOW MAN REMASTERED

DEVELOPER: Acclaim Teeside (original)/Nightdive Studios (remaster) PUBLISHER: Acclaim (original)/Nightdive Studios (remaster) REVIEWED ON: PlayStation 5 from a copy purchased by the author. For our thoughts on the 1999 original, click HERE. Despite having their name stamped on arcade conversions of hits like Mortal Kombat and NBA Jam, the now defunct publisher Acclaim was mostly known…

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAMES

10 years ago, the site which started its life as Comic Gamers Assemble – now known as Comic Book Video Games – received its first article. It was a preview for the upcoming sequel, The Darkness II, developed by Warframe creators, Digital Extremes. The site never received an early build for the sequel, I was…

THE 2021 COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAMES GAME OF THE YEAR AWARDS

As the holidays rapidly approach, it means that 2021 is coming to a close, and while it wasn’t nearly as awful as last year, we’re still not out of the woods with respect to the ongoing pandemic. People are still sick and dying, global supply chains are becoming clogged, and workers are fighting for their…

THE GAME AWARDS RECAP

Last night, the annual Game Awards hosted by Geoff Keighley took place, and the trophy for the show that’s trending away from awards in favor of commercials certainly goes to Geoff’s production. Still, at least one comic book game received its recognition in front of an audience of millions viewing all around the world. As…

GOTHAM KNIGHTS ACTION FIGURES COMING COURTESY OF MCFARLANE TOYS

McFarlane Toys began life as a way for its owner, Todd McFarlane, to create action figures based on his own creations, namely Spawn. Over the decades though, the company has been become renowned both for the quality of their products and the breadth of their licenses. From comics, to horror, video games and musicians, there’s…

MORTAL KOMBAT VS. DC UNIVERS NOW PLAYABLE ON XBOX CONSOLES

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the debut of the first Xbox console in North America. In 2001, Microsoft overcame the odds and convinced millions of players to pick up a video game console from the makers of Windows, Word and Excel. Thanks in part to franchises like Halo, Gears of War and Forza, not…