REVIEW: MARVEL’S AVENGERS: BATTLE FOR EARTH (Wii U/XBOX 360)

Thanks (or no thanks, depending on how you look at it) to Sega, every one of the Marvel Phase One films launched alongside a promotional video game that landed on nearly every single device at the time, save one. While Sega had each of the solo heroes rights tied up to make games for, when…

WHAT’S BETTER: SPIDER-MAN (2002) VS. THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

Now that I’ve finally confirmed once and for all that Spider-Man 3 is inferior to The Amazing Spider-Man 2, it’s not time to turn our attentions to what title is superior: Spider-Man (2002) or The Amazing Spider-Man. While both games share a common ground in that they’re products intended to tie into the release of a Spider-Man film, in particular the start…

REVIEW: BIG HERO 6: BATTLE IN THE BAY (NINTENDO 3DS)

NOTE: THIS GAME DOESN’T ALLOW THE USE OF 3-D. Movie tie-in games that release on anything other than a mobile device are something of a rarity nowadays with consumers wising up to the obvious cash-grab games that publishers shoveled onto shelves, quality be damned, to piggyback off the success of a major motion picture. Which is…

REVIEW: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN DLC

I finally had a chance to play last week’s Amazing Spider-Man DLC over the weekend, so I’ll chime in with my impressions. Rhino Challenge Pack I’ve actually been in possession of this since I purchased the game last June. The pack is a score attack game where you take control of the Rhino and try…