MARVEL IS DOING A POOR JOB PRESERVING THEIR CATALOG OF CLASSIC GAMES

During the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show, CES for short, Arcade1up announced their new line of cabinets, and easily the most exciting reveal was the return of Konami’s beloved arcade game, X-Men. Not only does the unit include the classic brawler, but also Data East’s Captain America and the Avengers, a game not seen since the…

THE AVENGERS IN VIDEO GAMES AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW

I’m proud to announce that my second book, The Avengers in Video Games: A Guide to Solo Adventures and Mighty Marvel Team-Ups, with Creator Interviews, is now available for pre-order from places like Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Unlike The Web of Spider-Man Games which was self-published and digital only, The Avengers in Video Games…

HOW THE EXTINCTION KEY EXPANDS THE UNIVERSE OF MARVEL’S AVENGERS

Just like Marvel’s Spider-Man with Hostile Takeover, Marvel’s Avengers received it’s own prologue novel, The Extinction Key, to further build upon that game’s expanded universe. The book deals with the team battling against the resurrected Zodiac, an ancient organization that for centuries has tried to rewrite the world with an ancient, key like artifact. If you’re looking for a way…

WATCH: PANELS TO PIXELS: EVERY MCU GAME RANKED AND REVIEWED

The success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has given birth to a new golden age of Marvel video games that started with last year’s Marvel’s Spider-Man and will continue with Marvel’s Iron Man VR, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order and (hopefully) whatever Square-Enix has cooking with their Avengers Project. Rewind eleven years though, and it was a…