SHREDDER’S REVENGE IS A WAKE UP CALL TO THE VALUE OF RETRO LICENSED GAMES

Last week, to the delight of many, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, produced in partnership between Dotemu and Tribute games, was announced. A game that no one saw coming at all, Shredder’s Revenge is a love letter to the beloved TMNT titles produced by Konami – and the 2007 TMNT game for the Game…

NINTENDO DIRECT: DC SUPER HERO GIRLS: TEEN POWER COMING TO SWITCH

Nintendo just put off their first Direct in quite some time, and snuggled in nicely among announcements regarding big properties like Zelda, Splatoon and Animal Crossing was a cute and unexpected super heroine game. Based on the animated series which has crossed over into toys and other media, DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power allows…

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: 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…