Month: July 2009

  • Blood Bowl PC Review

    Blood Bowl PC Review

    This fun but faithful adaptation of the fantasy football board game offers an abundance of team customisation options, strategic approaches and multiplayer facilities. Blood Bowl has always held a special place in my heart, yet to this day I still cannot fathom why. I’ve always loathed team sports, particularly those involving spherical or elliptical objects,…

  • Batman Reborn: Gotham City Sirens #2 Review

    Batman Reborn: Gotham City Sirens #2 Review

    DC Writer: Paul Dini Art: Guillem March Colours: Jose Villarrubia Given the overall exceptional quality of the various titles contained within the Batman Reborn label, there had to be at least one stinker. Gotham City Sirens is by far the weakest of these releases, with the usually reliable Paul Dini failing to make the trio…

  • Cyber Force/Hunter-Killer #1 Comic Review

    Cyber Force/Hunter-Killer #1 Comic Review

    Top Cow Writer: Mark Waid Art: Kenneth Rocafort To appease my sado-masochistic tendencies, I’ve got into the habit of forcing myself to review at least one comic per week that I wouldn’t buy otherwise. This week I gravitated to Cyber Force/Hunter Killer in an effort to cleanse my mind of the original Image series, which…

  • Free Realms PC Review

    Free Realms PC Review

    Free Realms offers a great deal of minigames and social facilities, whether or not you choose to reach for your wallet.

  • The Last Resort #1 Comic Book Review

    The Last Resort #1 Comic Book Review

    IDW Writer: Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray Art: Giancarlo Caracuzzo It can’t be easy plotting the first issue of a new comic book series. No matter how experienced the writer is, introducing over a dozen characters and nailing the overall themes and essence of the series, all while essentially telling the reader “this is what you…

  • Ars Memoria Book One: The Art of Memory Review

    Ars Memoria Book One: The Art of Memory Review

    Prudentius Publishing Art and Story by: Menton J. Matthews III Years after witnessing his brother’s abduction by a pale stranger as a child, Augustus Lubert Das has been searching ever since. While mourning the recent loss of his mother, his is approached by a stranger who claims to know his brother’s whereabouts. Following her instructions…

  • Greek Street #1 Comic Book Review

    Greek Street #1 Comic Book Review

    Vertigo Writer: Peter Milligan Art: Davide Gianfelice Colours: Patricia Mulvihill DC are continuing to sell the first issues of their latest Vertigo titles for just one dollar, which means there’s really no excuse not to try Peter Milligan’s Greek Street, a gritty soap set in London’s Soho in which the characters are destined to play…

  • Utopia: Dark Avengers #7 Comic Review

    Utopia: Dark Avengers #7 Comic Review

    Marvel Writer: Matt Fraction Pencils: Luke Ross Inks: Rick Maygar, Mark Pennington, Luke Ross Colours: Rain Beredo Matt Fraction takes the reins from Brian Bendis for several issues, as the Dark Avengers are sucked into the Utopia crossover, and the abrupt shift in tone is jarring to say the least. The perceptible atrophy of Osborn’s…