THE DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION DILEMMA

“When we’ve dabbled with backwards compatibility, I can say it is one of those features that is much requested, but not actually used much,” says Ryan. “That, and I was at a Gran Turismo event recently where they had PS1, PS2, PS3 and PS4 games, and the PS1 and the PS2 games, they looked ancient, like why…

DESIGN DOCUMENT: SUPERMAN

In 2009, developer Rocksteady Studios applied the Metroid template to Batman, giving rise to the brilliant Batman: Arkham Asylum and starting one of the single best comic book video game series of all time. At the beginning of Arkham Asylum, the player only has a limited number of the Dark Knight’s gadgets. As they progress…

LAST GENERATION RUNDOWN: 2020

Next-generation is here! Join us as we break down, year by year, the big comic book video game news and releases on what is now “last gen.” Previous posts: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2020 is a year that’s difficult to simply talk about its video game news when the entire planet was, and still is, in the midst…

LAST GENERATION RUNDOWN: 2019

Next-generation is here! Join us as we break down, year by year, the big comic book video game news and releases on what is now “last gen.” Previous posts: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 March of 2019 gave us the first ever State of Play, a Nintendo Direct style program from Sony meant to…

LAST GENERATION RUNDOWN: 2013

Last November, both Sony and Microsoft rolled out their next-generation consoles in the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series S/X respectively. While support for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hasn’t dried up yet, it’s inevitable that the boxes we’ve enjoyed for the past seven years will become quaint relics. To that end, I thought…