THE COMIC BOOK CONUNDRUM

In early 2019, I left a job I held for eight years on a gamble that I could make it in the insurance industry. A barrier to entry was that before you could officially begin training for full employment, you had to pass a test in order to obtain the necessary license, a feat many…

WELCOME TO THE ALL NEW, ALL DIFFERENT COMICBOOKVIDEOGAMES.COM

The dream is dead… Not quite, Onslaught. In 2012, I started Comic Games Assemble, a website dedicated to looking at video games inspired by comic books. Comic Gamers Assemble was the first title that came into my mind, partially born out of my own hype for Marvel’s The Avengers and a desire to unite players who shared my…

MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 2’S BIG PROBLEM

2020 is a big year for one of the most popular fighting games ever released. It was on this day in the year 2000 that Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes released in arcades. The sixth entry in Capcom’s portfolio of Marvel Comics themed fighting games and the fourth in the “Vs. Series”, Marvel…

10 YEARS LATER: MY BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM STORY

2009 is not a year I look back on fondly. My first job out of university in 2007 was in the telephone customer service industry, and it paid the bills while also allowing me to afford things I never could afford before, but it didn’t take long for me to loathe going to work everyday.…

REST IN PEACE, STAN LEE

This is perhaps one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to write, and I think deep down we’ve all been preparing for it, but today it happened. Today, November 12th, 2018, we lost Stan Lee. I saw the news as I was at work, and I honestly was considering asking my employer if I…