REVIEW: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: SHREDDER’S REVENGE

DEVELOPER: Tribute Games PUBLISHER: Dotemu REVIEWED ON: Xbox Series X via GamePass/Nintendo Switch from a copy purchased by the author. Chances are if you were born in the mid-80s, you had a toy box full of ninja turtles, strange anthropomorphic mutants, robotic foot ninjas, and green ooze that your parents assuredly loved getting out of…

REVIEW: SHADOW MAN REMASTERED

DEVELOPER: Acclaim Teeside (original)/Nightdive Studios (remaster) PUBLISHER: Acclaim (original)/Nightdive Studios (remaster) REVIEWED ON: PlayStation 5 from a copy purchased by the author. For our thoughts on the 1999 original, click HERE. Despite having their name stamped on arcade conversions of hits like Mortal Kombat and NBA Jam, the now defunct publisher Acclaim was mostly known…

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:…