SAME COMIC BOOK GAME DIFFERENT SYSTEM: TITLES THAT HAVE CROSSED GENERATIONS

When the public was given a first look at PlayStation 5 software during the summer, easily the game that would’ve caused people to find several hundred dollars for a new console was Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, the next chapter in Sony and Insomniac Games’ new Spider-Man saga. Thankfully, Sony announced earlier this week that those who can’t…

REPORT: IS DISNEY’S NEXT TARGET ACTIVISION?

If you’ve walked into a cinema lately, you’ve already felt the effects of Disney’s recent acquisitions. Most of the films that are now playing or coming soon are linked to Disney in some way, from their own in-house animated features to Star Wars and, of course, Marvel. Reports are coming in that a different type…

WHERE ARE THE INFINITY STONES LOCATED IN MARVEL CONSOLE GAMES?

Soul Time Space Mind Reality Power Each of the six Infinity Gems, or Stones as they’re referred to now, provide their wielder with near Godlike power, but when combined, like as they were in the classic story The Infinity Gauntlet and next week’s highly anticipated Marvel Avengers: Infinity War, their combined might is multiplied to even greater proportions with…

A BRIEF HISTORY OF BLACK PANTHER’S APPEARANCES IN VIDEO GAMES

Co-created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee and debuting in the pages of the Fantastic Four in 1966, it would be forty years after his introduction to the world that Black Panther would make any appearances in a video game. It was in the massive Marvel crossover action-RPG Marvel Ultimate Alliance released in 2006 that players would be able…

WHAT I WILL (AND WON’T) MISS ABOUT TOYS-TO-LIFE

Disney Infinity ended in 2016, Lego Dimensions ended about a year and a half later in 2017, and while Activision’s Skylanders hasn’t throw in the towel officially, its taking a year off is very telling that the series is on shaky ground. Started in 2011 with Skylanders: Spryo’s Adventure, the toys-to-life genre of games that allowed action figures to interact with a video…

MARVEL DISNEY INFINITY LIVES…KIND OF (UPDATE)

Late last week, an advertisement showed up on the ShopDisney website for a new line of figures dubbed the “Toybox” line which had a remarkably similarity to the toys that once communicated with the cancelled Disney Infinity line with the main difference being that the toys had articulation and were not just mini-statues: Like Infinity, the line is set…

2017 HAS BEEN THE BIGGEST YEAR FOR COMIC BOOK GAMES EVER AND THERE’S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

2017 has been one of the best years for video games ever, housing a steady stream of high quality new releases since January and the launch of multiple consoles: From the console/hybrid Switch, the 4K capable Xbox One X and the SNES Classic Edition that finally brought Star Fox 2 to market after its unceremonious cancellation over…

REVIEW: DUCKTALES: REMASTERED (Wii U)

Sing it with me now: DuckTales, Wii U! The PS3/Xbox 360/Wii era of consoles brought us many retro revivals, whether it was from classic games on Nintendo’s Virtual Console service, long-lost arcade classics like Konami’s X-Men and The Simpsons or full on reimaginings such as Ubisoft’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled. One of the most surprising remakes that was…