INJUSTCE IS GETTING AN ANIMATED ADAPTATION

Injustice, the DC Comics fighting game series from Mortal Kombat developer, NetherRealm Studios, is equally known for its engrossing story as it is its superpowered fisticuffs. Set in a world where a tragedy has caused Superman to shift from protector to ruler, the world of Injustice has been developed across two best-selling games – with…

CHAPTER 9: MORTAL KOMBAT

Violence. Blood and gore. Martial arts. Ninjas. Cyborgs. Sorcerers. Four-armed half-dragon men. If this combination of words were presented as a clue on Jeopardy!, the correct response would be “What’s everything a kid in the ‘90’-s thought was totally rad?”. All of this and so much more were part of what endeared me to the…

LIAM ROBERTSON UNCOVERS THE SECOND FAILED DARK KNIGHT PROJECT

Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy hasn’t had the best track record when it comes to video games. 2005’s Batman Begins was a respectable Splinter Cell clone from EA developed by Eurocom, but it was still above average at best. There was a game based on The Dark Knight in development from now defunct studio Pandemic, but it was cancelled and became the…

BATMAN RETURNS’ VIDEO GAME LEGACY IS PERHAPS MORE INTERESTING THAN THAT OF THE FILMS

Batman Returns, released twenty-five years ago today on June 19th, 1992 was the last Tim Burton directed, Micheal Keaton starring movie before the franchise was torpedoed by Joel Schumacher and eventually rebooted by Christopher Nolan in 2005 with Batman Begins. Though perhaps not remembered as fondly as Burton’s first outing with DC’s iconic character in 1989, it’s…