REVIEW: JUDGE DREDD (PSOne)

When it comes to comic book video games, certain things should go together like cereal and milk: Swinging around as Spider-Man, mowing down thugs with automatic weapon in the shoes of the Punisher, and stalking criminals in the shadows of Gotham City in the role of Batman. One concept that seems like a slam dunk…

REVIEW: SPAWN THE ETERNAL (PSOne)

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM 10/18/2013 1997 was a HUGE year for the Spawn franchise: the comic book series was at the peak of its popularity, action figures featuring the character lined toy shore shelves, the HBO series debuted to an overwhelming positive reception and the first (and to this date, only) live action film…

REVIEW: HELLBOY: ASYLUM SEEKER (PSOne)

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON COMICBOOKMOVIE.COM 10/13/2013 The history behind Hellboy: Asylum Seeker may in fact be more interesting than the game itself: In the 1990’s, Cryo Studios (the original developer behind this game) was intended to be branded as DHI, or Dark Horse Interactive, and tasked with making games based on properties that the comic…

REVIEW: BATMAN: GOTHAM CITY RACER (PSOne)

Taking something that you think wouldn’t fit into the racing genre and making it work is not something uncommon in the video game world: Last month saw the launch of the 8th iteration of the Mario Kart franchise on the Wii U and has helped greatly in bolstering the sales of the struggling console; Diddy…

REVIEW: SPIDER-MAN 2: ENTER ELECTRO (PSOne)

  The much anticipated the Amazing Spider-Man 2 finally reaches North American theaters this week, accompanied by its tie-in game from Activision today releasing across nearly every platform and handheld available. One of the first antagonists announced for the sequel, also making his big screen debut, is Max Dillon AKA Electro. This wouldn’t be the…