n 1974, Marvel added a new type of hero to their pantheon of costumed adventures, gods, and monsters. In the pages of Astonishing Tales, creators Rich Buckler and Doug Moench created Deathlok the Demolisher, a cyborg that fought evil corporations and technological nightmares in a dystopian future. When Astonishing Tales ended, Manning was shunted off into the Marvel […]Read more "A Look back on Marvel’s Forgotten Hero : Deathlok"
Ahh, ‘Doom’! You think having children is responsible for sleepless nights? How about all-nighters blasting away on ‘Doom’ – the game that popularized the first-person shooter – as you made your way around dark corridors reducing demons to bloody chunks with the BFG (the first word meaning ‘Big’ and the last meaning ‘Gun’. I’ll let […]Read more "The Art of Doom (Book Review)"
Back in the early to mid 90’s when there was a 16 bit Nintendo movie license under development chances were that a Game Boy version was as well. With every one of these game titles, the question must be asked if, given the capabilities of the under-powered handheld any of these games are on par […]Read more "Judge Dredd (1995) – Gameboy Review"
The prequel Star Wars films generally don’t get a lot of love. Most fans eschew them for the original trilogy which cemented Star Wars in the hearts of generations of Sci-Fi fans. However, the timeline which the prequels generated proved far more interesting than the movies themselves. For a brief window, the Star Wars expanded […]Read more "Star Wars : Bounty Hunter"
Rebel Assault II was a game which I first experienced on the original Playstation. I loved the franchise and couldn’t wait to get hold of the disc and slam it into my faithful grey box. Recently, due to the hype beginning to emerge with the latest Star Wars film’s new trailer I wanted to go […]Read more "A look back at – Star Wars : Rebel Assault II"
Few gaming platforms have the legacy of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Nintendo’s second home console helped usher in the 16-bit era with medium-defining games such as Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Super Metroid, many of which still holds up great today. Here’s some of my opinions […]Read more "Nintendo’s Greatest Games – The SNES Era"
In 1983 the Jedi returned to the galaxy and the Empire was defeated. For all intents and purposes, the Star Wars story was completed. However, in the 90’s – a mere decade after George Lucas made his eternal mark on cinema with what is perhaps the most widely adored movie trilogy of all time, fans […]Read more "Star Wars: Tales of Jedi (Part One)"