So, a Metroid-style sequel to a prequel that was a handheld but ported to console. Well, let’s see if Batman still has it. (Special note: Having never played the handheld version, this review is entirely based on this console version of the game)
And by ages, I mean the major comic book ages!
In one Batman novel, he said that violence is the language of thugs and bullies, and that one should be fluent for when reason doesn’t work.
What, you thought it was a one time thing?
While Thom and I have been podcasting together for the last few months, and Lindsey and I podcasted together last week, Episode 038 of Marooners’ Talk, “Are You There Adam? It’s Us, Marooners’ Talk” is the first time since E3 2011 that Thom, Lindsey, and I have all podcasted together. Thom reminds Lindsey that he told her to play Mass Effect 2 a year ago, Lindsey wond...[Read More]
I’m hyped up like a madman with every piece of news I get about the next Spider-Man film. That said, I want to clarify that the Sam Raimi-directed Spider-Man trilogy is one of my favorite superhero film sagas, and I’m going to tell you why. As usual, this is just my opinion, and these are not reviews. And remember, there are spoilers ahead.
As we wrap up on Batman-month (which I hope is good enough to do again), I feel that it’s time we talk about the stories that are essential. Now, before I start rambling, I’m not talking about my favorites (although these are a chunk of my favorites), nor just when significant events happened (we’d be here all week going over all the significant events in Batman’s long hist...[Read More]
The sad fact is, DC comics has only one truly popular film character, and it’s Batman. This is not to say that recent efforts involving Superman or Green Lantern weren’t fun or enjoyable. It’s just that Batman consistently sets the bar high, despite a few stumbles. So let’s talk about the Batman films, not so much a review as just a “what worked and didn’t”...[Read More]
While I continue the build-up to my review of Arkham City, let’s take a look at the animated film based on THE definitive early Batman story.
WINNER ANNOUNCED: Robert Boyd has won the Batman: Arkham Asylum/Arkham City combo pack! Thank you all for participating, and keep your eyes open for more contests! Today marks the release of Batman: Arkham City, the highly anticipated sequel to what some consider the best superhero game of all time (not me, but some), Arkham Asylum. Are you looking forward to getting your hands on a copy of Arkham...[Read More]
In keeping with Batman-month, I’m going to talk about one of the coolest things when dealing with comics: the crossover. These are my top five Batman crossovers.