When Nintendo first debuted the Wii’s innovative technology at E3, the internet swiftly burgeoned with articles and forum contributions speculating on ways in which the novel Wiimote and nunchuk controller could reinvent how we played everything from platform games to first-person shooters. Some fantasised a Jedi simulator complete with motion-sensitive lightsaber duals, while others anticipated […]
Boom! Studios Writer: Mark Waid Art: Peter Krause Irredeemable is a strange series. It’s easily one of the best titles currently on the shelves, and yet it’s difficult to get overly excited about. Mark Waid’s persistent flashbacks do stall the action on a monthly basis – I seem to whiz through each issue in less […]
The latest instalment in this grand strategy series will please wargame enthusiasts… but alienate pretty much everyone else.
In this unrepentantly subjective feature I look at the evolution of Western comic books, the present state of sequential art, the medium’s digital potential and what publishers must do to ensure future interest. Depending on whom you ask, the comic book is dying, enjoying a creative renaissance, or slowly being integrated into largely non-profitable webcomics […]
Simply put, Batman Arkham Asylum is the best superhero videogame ever made. Why are so many comic book videogames substandard? As a staunch comic geek first and a videogame enthusiast a very close second, I often find it baffling that so little effort is put into superhero or comic-based games. Part of this is perhaps […]
Marvel Writer: Gregg Hurwitz Pencils: Jerome Opeña Colours: Dan Brown Moon Knight has always lurked on the periphery of the Marvel Universe; never popular enough to sustain his own series for more than few years but always welcomed by fans when he appears in games as Ultimate Alliance and Spider-Man: Web of Shadows. Mark Spectre’s […]