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…

REVIEW: RETRO-BIT 6 BUTTON GENESIS ARCADE PAD

If you’re only getting into classic superhero games for the Sega Genesis, one of the toughest things other than finding said games is finding a suitable controller to play them with. Sega’s 16-bit console gave Nintendo a run for their money in the early ’90’-s, so there’s no shortage of controllers on the secondary market,…

REVIEW: MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN (SONY PLAYSTATION 4)

In 1997, Sony worked with Image Comics to publish a first-party Spawn video game on the original PlayStation: Spawn: The Eternal. The game was negatively received by both critics as well as fans and you would be hard pressed to find anyone who wishes it to be resurrected. Now, over twenty years later, Sony is once again…