REVIEW: X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE (PSP)

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM 07/25/2013 To but it bluntly, X-Men Origins: Wolverine on the PSP is not very good, but I do have to give credit to both developer Griptonite and publisher Activision. In Griptonite’s case, they developed not one, but two different versions of this IP and hammered out two completely different experiences.…

REVIEW: X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE (NINTENDO DS)

NOTE ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM  Prior to their acquisition by Glu Mobile, developer Griptonite Games seemed to be the go to company for hand held iterations of super hero games. The company worked on games starring Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man, Green Lantern and two different versions of X-Men Origins: Wolverine. While some of their…

REVIEW: X2: WOLVERINE’S REVENGE (GAMECUBE)

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM 07/24/2013 X2: Wolverine’s Revenge is a game that is very deceptive in it’s marketing. It was released close the the release of X2: X-Men United in theaters, features the “X2” logo, Hugh Jackman’s likeness on the cover art, as well as Patrick Stewart as the voice of Professor X. In…

REVIEW: X-MEN: WOLVERINE’S RAGE (GAME BOY COLOR)

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON  COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM 07/24/2013 Around the time the X-Men film came out in 2000, publisher Activision became the holder of the X-Men video game license and in 2001 they would publish their first Wolverine game for the then soon to be on the way out Game Boy Color platform. Lady Deathstrike has developed…

REVIEW: WOLVERINE (NES)

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM 07/24/2013 Ah LJN, the company who would purchase any license they could get their mitts on to turn a quick buck. Wolverine on the NES would be the companies second X-Men game on the system (the first being the atrocious Uncanny X-Men) but the first solo Wolverine outing. Also unlike…

REVIEW: THE WALKING DEAD: 400 DAYS (XBOX 360

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM 07/06/2013 If the main draw of the first season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead was the journey and developing relationship between Lee and Clementine, 400 days may come off as a bit of a disappointment to you. However if your love for the series is due to Telltale’s ability to…

AMAZON GERMANY LISTS BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS COMPLETE EDITION

I’m surprised it’s taken this long for something like this to surface. Amazon Germany has posted a listing for a complete edition of last year’s Batman: Arkham Origins for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC to be released on August 21st. Though the listing doesn’t provide any details, one can safely assume it…

REVIEW: DEADPOOL (XBOX 360)

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM 07/03/2013 Several years ago there was a game released called Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard. It was a game about a video game hero who was aware that he was a character from a game and poked fun at he medium and its conventions. Eat Lead was a…

REVIEW: SUPERMAN RETURNS (NINTENDO DS)

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM  07/05/2013 After the Superman Sudoku puzzle game they put out on the Game Boy Advance, I didn’t know what to expect from EA’s Superman Returns game on the Nintendo DS. This handheld version is an ambitious action-board game hybrid that has a lot of interesting ideas that didn’t quite the…