REVIEW: X-MEN: MUTANT ACADEMY (GAME BOY COLOR)

Fighting games as a genre really took off in the 16-bit era due in no small part to the one, two punch of Capcom’s Street Fighter II and Midway’s Mortal Kombat. Getting games like that to work on 8-Bit devices where the input is limited to really two buttons was never really that good an idea, but it never…

REVIEW: X-MEN: MUTANT ACADEMY (PSOne)

Back around the time when promotion was starting to ramp up for Activision’s X-Men: Mutant Academy, I failed to see why the world needed it. I understood why it was coming out as Fox’s first X-Men film was on the way and there was money to be made, but save that, it never felt like a game I needed. As…

MARVEL THEMED MOBILE BRAWLER CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS ARRIVES THIS FALL

Not to be left in the dust by the likes of DC’s Injustice: Gods Among Us, Marvel is launching a new mobile brawler game titled “Contest of Champions” coming this fall. The game is being developed by Kabam entertainment and features a story penned by Sam Humphries (Legendary Star-Lord, Avengers A.I.) From the below trailer…

REVIEW: UNCANNY X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (iOS)

NOTE: GAME WAS PLAYED ON iPOD TOUCH 5 A trend that has developed with every major comic themed film since 2013 is that it’s accompanied by a mobile game tie-in: Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, Thor 2, Captain America 2 and more recently The Amazing Spider-Man 2 all had games launched on various mobile…

REVIEW: X-MEN: THE OFFICIAL GAME (XBOX 360)

The X-Men films are no stranger to tie-in video games: A few days before the original X-Men’s release date of July 14th, 2000 gamers were able to pick up the underrated PSOne fighting game X-Men: Mutant Academy from publisher Activision, and several weeks before the first weekend of May release of X2: X-Men United, a…

NEW DETAILS AND SHOTS FROM THE AVENGERS FACEBOOK GAME

  Last month Disney Interactive Media announced that there would be an Avengers Facebook game entitled Marvel: Avengers Alliance from developer Playdom. The initial details on the game was that the player would take control of a male or female S.H.I.E.L.D agent who would recruit various heroes from the Marvel Universe to combat a global…