CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAMES

10 years ago, the site which started its life as Comic Gamers Assemble – now known as Comic Book Video Games – received its first article. It was a preview for the upcoming sequel, The Darkness II, developed by Warframe creators, Digital Extremes. The site never received an early build for the sequel, I was…

THE 2021 COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAMES GAME OF THE YEAR AWARDS

As the holidays rapidly approach, it means that 2021 is coming to a close, and while it wasn’t nearly as awful as last year, we’re still not out of the woods with respect to the ongoing pandemic. People are still sick and dying, global supply chains are becoming clogged, and workers are fighting for their…

TOP 5: REASONS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER PICKING UP THE AVENGERS IN VIDEO GAMES

The release of The Avengers in Video Games: A Guide to Solo Adventures and Mighty Marvel Team-Ups, with Creator Interviews is finally upon us. Written throughout 2019, it’s a piece of work I’m very proud of and I’m happy I finally get to share it with the public. Covering the games starring Iron Man, Hulk,…

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…