REVIEW: MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

DEVELOPER: Eidos-Montréal PUBLISHER: Square Enix REVIEWED ON: PlayStation 5 from a copy purchased by the author. The game was played on a TV not equipped for 4K resolution. “Who?!!” This was assuredly a reaction that would’ve been rightfully warranted after Rocket Raccoon stole a slot in the roster from the likes of Gambit, Cable, and…

REVIEW: LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES (NINTENDO SWITCH)

DEVELOPER: TT Games PUBLISHER: WB Games REVIEWED ON: Nintendo Switch from a copy purchased by the author. In 2013, developer TT Games produced what this very site dubbed the best Marvel console game ever in 2016: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. It more than earned that distinction by simply being a game that could be enjoyed…

REVIEW: MARVEL’S AVENGERS WAR FOR WAKANDA EXPANSION

DEVELOPERS: Crystal Dynamics/Eidos-Montréal/Nixxes PUBLISHER: Square Enix REVIEWED ON: PlayStation 4 (Slim) from a copy purchased by the author. It’s hard to believe it, but it will soon be one year since the launch of Marvel’s Avengers. Though its debut and first few months did the game very little favors, 2021 has been a good year…

REVIEW: DC SUPER HERO GIRLS: TEEN POWER

DEVELOPER: Toybox Inc. PUBLISHER: Nintendo REVIEWED ON: Nintendo Switch from a copy purchased by the author. Women have not had it easy in comic book video games. Sure, popular heroines like Wonder Woman, Black Widow, Gamora, Captain Marvel and others are nearly always present in large ensemble games, but the amount of comic book games…

REVIEW: TUROK AND TUROK 2: SEEDS OF EVIL (PS4)

DEVELOPERS: Iguana Entertainment (originals)/Nighdive Studios (remasters) PUBLISHERS: Acclaim Entertainment (originals)/Nightdive Studios (remasters) REVIEWED ON: PlayStation 4 (slim) from copies purchased by the author. When players think of the Nintendo 64’s library, they tend to think of big, first party Nintendo titles like Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time or four-player party…

REVIEW: SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD: THE GAME – COMPLETE EDITION

DEVELOPERS: Engine Software/Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft Chengdu/Ubisoft Pune Production PUBLISHER: Ubisoft REVIEWED ON: PlayStation 4 (Slim) from a copy purchased by the author. When we reviewed Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game on PlayStation 3 this summer to celebrate the film’s tenth anniversary, we wrote on the subject of Ubisoft getting it back up for sale:…

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…