Author Archives: stephenwilds

About stephenwilds

Writing in the dirty South, this recovering internet addict wakes up every morning wrestling with nightmares of Silent Hill, Battletoads, and where to put that third comma.

Looking Back On Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

As much as I appreciate what was attempted, I think mixing CGI and traditional elements would have made for a better lasting impression. The music follows in a similar pattern, sounding good for a few scenes, and being a little … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Space Jam – PS1 “Jordan’s Motivation To Return To Basketball?”

This game is based off of a movie by the same name that I am pretty sure I saw in theaters and remember very little about; partially because that was the only time I saw it, and I know very … Continue reading

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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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