After the success of Knights of the Round and Final Fight in the late 80’s and early 90’s, Capcom developed a pair of Dungeons and Dragons beat-em-ups that pushed the boundaries of the genre. This began with The Tower of Doom in 1993, a game which gave players an inventory crammed with magic rings, daggers […]Read more "Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara review"
In 2003 Dark Horse Comics took over the creative rights from Marvel of the Cimmerian Barbarian warrior Conan. Made famous by the two films produced in the 1980s by Dino de laurentiis and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The first volume of stories collects all the issues from #1 to #7 and features new material as well […]Read more "Conan : The Early Dark Horse Years"
If you grew up in the 80’s and owned an 8 bit or 16 bit computer system chances are that you would have been familiar with Barbarian. If even just for the infamous advert featuring page 3 pin up Maria Whittaker which was featured in virtually every games magazine at the time. This was an innovative […]Read more "Barbarian + for the Amiga: Heads Up!"
Good comics come in many different forms and formats. With the advent of the Internet, a greater number of designers, writers and artists are utilising its potential to reach a greater and increasingly diverse audience. This is the case with an excellent webcomic by the creative team of writer Stephen H. Harper, designer Brittany Rose […]Read more "Novaborn : Tale of Inpherna"
As you know, if you had read my review regarding the previous entry in the Crow film series, it was a sublime mixture of dark Gothic and high octane action. It will be forever remembered for the tragic end of it’s lead actor who was shot my accident in a gun which contained a live […]Read more "The Crow 2: City of Angels"
After the controversial and fairly lacklustre prequel, this film at least sets Highlander fans off on familiar territory . This is a fairly decent action / fantasy film and is one of the more entertaining sequels in the franchise to date. Highlander III opens with a flashback, it retcons the second instalment and instead takes […]Read more "Highlander III :The Magician"
I wasn’t sure what I was expecting from Away. It’s a long anticipated comic from Level 8, a collaboration between two creative figures with unique ideas in comic book narrative. Every so often, writer Jon Laight and artist Grant Richards would post a teaser, catching my eye and interest. Before I picked up my preview […]Read more "Away – A Triumphant Sci Fi Masterpiece"