Monthly Archives: April 2018

Is Double Kick Heroes Worth Playing?

Double Kick Heroes is a simple set of ideas: mixing heavy metal and zombies, and the rhythm game genre with a shooter, all in what feels like a lost episode of Metalocalypse. Sometimes it is the simplest ideas that create … Continue reading

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Asuka: How the Empress Failed Tomorrow

In what was possibly the best competitive showing of the night, a bout that seemed like it would have a surefire outcome for many, there was a shocking conclusion. These types of swerves are often welcomed in a time when … Continue reading

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Plumbers Don’t Wear Ties 2: A Redemption That Almost Was

In my writing about games I have covered the beloved, the hated and unique titles that come across my desk, in an attempt to share experiences, to expose others to great stories or create memories, and in a hope to … Continue reading

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Blasto: Pulling the Trigger on an Old Hero

[Editor’s Note: Blasto celebrates its 20th anniversary today! As such, we had retro writer extraordinaire Stephen Wilds take a look back at the game.] They say never meet your heroes, and Captain Blasto is a potent example of that. It has … Continue reading

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Heroes Wanted: The Marvel Video Games That Need to Happen

The wait for Spider-Man is unbearable. I’ve been reading up on and writing a lot about that game in the past few months, but the recent news that Insomniac picked ol’ web-head instead of being assigned him was interesting. It made me feel better … Continue reading

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As Seen on CD: FMV Games That Deserve a Comeback

I recently tried my hand at Night Trap again. I figured any game that got a 25th anniversary re-release had to have something going for it other than the past controversy. I was dead wrong, and failed a lot at it, but … Continue reading

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