A lot of video games have adapted comics and comic book characters. At least one has even given players the opportunity to jump around between panels, but has there ever been a video game that actually used comic panels as a core gameplay mechanic?
Right around the time Rocksteady Games was working on Batman: Arkham Asylum, another studio, BottleRocket Entertainment, was hard at work on propelling another DC superhero, The Flash, into video game stardom.
But when Brash Entertainment, the company that held the Flash license, folded in November 2008, the project fell apart, leaving only a trailer, a few storyboards and some concept art behind. Luckly, chief designer Greg Miller hung on to that work and recently shared it. Check out some concepts and storyboards by artists Roger Robinson and Shane Nakamura after the jump.
If you were wondering what's in store for the characters you remember from Telltale Games' first season of its The Walking Dead video game in the new second season, the new trailer makes it abundantly clear: peril.
After a few months of teases, DC Universe Online has illuminated its plans for new content in the coming year. A "War of the Light" DLC trilogy is set to kick off in early 2014 with a debut entry centering around Red Lantern-ly rage.
It's been a little over a month since Telltale games released a teaser for the second season of its wildly acclaimed TheWalking Dead videogame. It didn't announce a certain release date then, and it still hasn't done so yet, but Steam has potentially let the cat out of the bag.
According to the Steam Store, the first episode should be out in less than two weeks, on December 17.
The new "Initiation" DLC joins up with Bruce Wayne before he became Batman, as he travels through the Paektu-San Mountains of North Korea and tries out his martial arts moves in a bamboo forest, a monastery and two other new challenge maps. It looks about as close as fans can get to playing the League of Shadows scenes from Batman Begins, even if it's storyline is more akin to Batman's comics continuity.
After a troubled development, several delays and news of the show it's based on being canceled, the video game Young Justice: Legacy is finally out today.
The game, which was written in conjunction with the show's producers and fills in the gap between Young Justice's first and second seasons on Cartoon Network, explains why some of the characters changed rather drastically. It's likely the last fans will be seeing of these versions of the characters, barring another tie-in comic series (the initial series, which ran for 25 issues, ended in February) or something similar. Check out a handful of screenshots after the jump.
The only thing that can match the excitement of getting Microsoft's new Xbox One console is the dread of what a tremendous pain it will be to get one in time for the holidays. Waiting for hours in a line to get your hands on the latest video game console, only to eventually be told there aren't enough for even half the people waiting with you, is just flat out not a good time.
So we've decided to do what we can to help at least one of you avoid the stress: ComicsAlliance is teaming up with ArcadeSushi, ScreenCrush and The BoomBox to giveaway an Xbox One Console -- Day One edition.
Walk into any of the hundreds of comic shops around the country and it won't be long before you hear a classic "Who would win in a fight, X or Y?" debate. The folks at Super Power Beat Down and Bat In the Sun are asking the same questions, but they're backing it up with research and simulations.
Take a look at the video below, which determines whether Mortal Kombat's Scorpion or the White Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers would emerge victorious from a throwdown. The White Ranger is already starting out with an advantage: Jason David Frank himself is arguing for the character he played. Scorpion only gets Matthew Mercer, the voice actor for Stryker in the latest Mortal Kombat game. In the video, White ranger is played by Alvin Hsing, while Scoprion is played by Peter Jang. See the clash of titans play out after the cut.
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