Mortal Kombat 1 – Fatality!

In 1992, a new and bloody one on one fighting game appeared and rivalled Street Fighter as the best fighter out in the arcades and the home consoles. Mortal Kombat was released and it was everywhere! The gore, the violence, mixed with a great sense of realism (for the time) and created what was possibly […]

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Batman Legacy Vol 1

Batman is a fairly tough hero, he’s been through having his back broken, his home destroyed, he’s even been addicted to drugs against his will.  These events have, thankfully, destroyed the sense that the character is unfailable.  The more vulnerable, human character of this superhero is infinitely more interesting than an unkillable hero.  I really […]

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Raiden Legacy on Utomik

Twenty or so years ago, at the local arcades, you would pump quarters into a punishing (yet rewarding) shoot em up called Raiden.  That game was so successful that multiple sequels followed.  Now you can play the entire collection on your PC courtesy of the Utomik subscription service.   This is a retro-gaming collection that attempts […]

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Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe

Deadpool rapidly became one of my favourite characters of comic book fiction in the last few months.  His breaking of the fourth wall and witticisms brought much needed self -referential humour to the often over serious Superhero genre.  This four issue follow up to The Punisher Kills The Marvel Universe begins with Psycho Master attempting […]

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