MORTAL KOMBAT VS. DC UNIVERS NOW PLAYABLE ON XBOX CONSOLES

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the debut of the first Xbox console in North America. In 2001, Microsoft overcame the odds and convinced millions of players to pick up a video game console from the makers of Windows, Word and Excel. Thanks in part to franchises like Halo, Gears of War and Forza, not…

THE DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION DILEMMA

“When we’ve dabbled with backwards compatibility, I can say it is one of those features that is much requested, but not actually used much,” says Ryan. “That, and I was at a Gran Turismo event recently where they had PS1, PS2, PS3 and PS4 games, and the PS1 and the PS2 games, they looked ancient, like why…

LAST GENERATION RUNDOWN: 2020

Next-generation is here! Join us as we break down, year by year, the big comic book video game news and releases on what is now “last gen.” Previous posts: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2020 is a year that’s difficult to simply talk about its video game news when the entire planet was, and still is, in the midst…

LAST GENERATION RUNDOWN: 2013

Last November, both Sony and Microsoft rolled out their next-generation consoles in the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series S/X respectively. While support for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hasn’t dried up yet, it’s inevitable that the boxes we’ve enjoyed for the past seven years will become quaint relics. To that end, I thought…

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…

WIN A WONDER WOMAN 1984 XBOX ONE X

WB Games announced two new DC Comics titles over the weekend, neither of which featured Wonder Woman in a starring role, But, if you want  a want a slick console with a Wonder Woman 1984 motif, Microsoft has got you covered. By simply retweeting the contest post from the official Xbox twitter account, you enter yourself…

REVIEW: THE DARKNESS II (XBOX 360)

2007’s The Darkness was a commercial success for developer Starbreeze and publisher 2K Games, going on to sell over one million copies, which was a pretty good figure for a game based around an IP that wasn’t that well-known. Given that level of success, it was surprising that it would be close to four years before any…