REVIEW: MARVEL’S AVENGERS: BATTLE FOR EARTH (Wii U/XBOX 360)

Thanks (or no thanks, depending on how you look at it) to Sega, every one of the Marvel Phase One films launched alongside a promotional video game that landed on nearly every single device at the time, save one. While Sega had each of the solo heroes rights tied up to make games for, when…

REVIEW: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN: TOTAL MAYHEM (iOS)

It’s pretty astonishing how far developers have come with the mobile platform in such a short period of time. Where once game designers were trying to emulate traditional games on a touch screen with virtual buttons and sticks/directional pads, now the best of the best in the mobile space are games that are intelligently designed…

REVIEW: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (GAME BOY ADVANCE)

It’s funny to think that once upon a time Nintendo committed to keeping both the Game Boy and DS brands going simultaneously, probably as a safety precaution should the DS brand had not been the incredible success it became. With the DS attachment rate still relatively low compared the then four-year old Game Boy Advance…

REVIEW: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (NINTENDO DS)

When it launched in the fall of 2004, no one really knew what to think of Ninendo’s latest handheld, dubbed the DS. The touch screen interface, something that’s common today, was unheard of at the time and just around the corner was Sony’s PSP, a portable with near PS2 quality graphics and traditional buttons. 2005…

REVIEW: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (GAMECUBE)

The turn of the millennium was a great time to be a Spider-Man fan: The first even Spider-Man movie debuted to huge numbers in 2002 and spawned a sequel that is still regarding as one of the greatest comic book films of all time; The comics were not only back on track in the still…

REVIEW: SPIDER-MAN 3 (XBOX 360)

Leading up to 2007, Activision could really do no wrong when it came to the Spider-Man license. After a strong start in 2000’s Spider-Man, they built upon that game’s foundation in a PSOne sequel Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro and the first Spider-Man movie game on the sixth generation of consoles before once again revolutionizing how we all played Spider-Man games with Spider-Man…

REVIEW: SPIDER-MAN (GAME BOY COLOR)

When it launched in the fall of 2000, Activision’s Spider-Man would eventually be playable on every platform on the market: PSOne, PS2 (via backwards compatability), N64, PC, DC and even the Game Boy Color. As the game goes, one of those games are not like the other, I’m of course referring to the Game Boy Color port…

VENOM TABLE FOR ZEN PINBALL ARRIVING DECEMBER 8TH

Zen Studios has produced a plethora of pinball tables for their Zen Pinball platform using the Marvel license, with more recent entries including both the Guardians of the Galaxy and Deadpool, and now they’re turning their attention towards another Marvel character: The sometimes villain, sometimes anti-hero, Venom. Though the Venom character has evolved from his…

REVIEW: SPIDER-MAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES (SNES)

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Spider-Man: The Animated Series, a show near and dear to my, and I’m assuming a lot of people’s, heart. To mark that event, a lot of the talent from the show reunited over this past weekend to discuss the now classic animated series that ran on the FOX…