REVIEW: TINY ARCADE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

Thanks once again to Shaun Musgrave for bringing this product to my attention. Follow him on Twitter HERE and read his work over at TouchArcade. Arcades, locations that people once had to visit, have found their ways into homes, and that’s not exactly a bad thing right now given the present state of the world.…

REVIEW: XIII (2020)

DEVELOPER: PlayMagic PUBLISHER: Microids REVIEWED ON: PlayStation 4 (Slim) from a copy purchased by the author. Ubisoft dominated the fall of 2003 with hits and cult favorites like Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and Beyond Good & Evil, the former of which is getting a reboot due early next year while the latter’s…

REVIEW: SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD: THE GAME (SONY PLAYSTATION 3)

In 2004, creator Bryan Lee O’Malley introduced readers to Scott Pilgrim in Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life, the first in a six-part saga about the struggles of a twenty-something year old slacker learning to grow up and change from past life mistakes. On the surface level though, the story revolves around Scott’s quest to vanquish the seven…

REVIEW: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: FALL OF THE FOOT CLAN (GAME BOY)

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, exploded in popularity in the late 80’s/early 90’s after the property became a multimedia juggernaut. Near overnight the Heroes in a Half Shell went from indie comic book darlings to dominating the television airwaves, toy aisles, and of course, video games. In 1989,…

REVIEW: SPIDER-MAN: WEB OF SHADOWS (MICROSOFT XBOX 360)

NOTE: THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXCERPT FROM MY BOOK THE WEB OF SPIDER-MAN GAMES: THE AMAZING AND THE (NOT SO) SPECTACULAR   WHAT THEY SAID AT THE TIME:   Microsoft Xbox 360/Sony PlayStation 3 “Shadows is halfway there, with plenty of cool “Spider-Man” moments. But it never really hits any stride, instead setting into repetition…

REVIEW: MARVEL’S IRON MAN VR (SONY PLAYSTATION 4)

Iron Man is a character that’s been around for over a half a century, but despite being a founding Avenger, it wasn’t until the release of 2008’s Marvel’s Iron Man that the character graduated to the A-list. Suddenly, a character that was wildly unknown to the public was the figure head for one of the largest cinematic…

REVIEW: TUROK (NINTENDO SWITCH)

To read a full review of the Nintendo 64 original, click HERE. GoldenEye 007 gets all the credit for bringing console first-person shooters to the mainstream, but months before its release, Acclaim’s Turok: Dinosaur Hunter paved the way for the renaissance of the genre. Turok: Dinosaur Hunter was an early hit in the Nintendo 64’s life cycle, blending fast…