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Focusing mostly on sidescrolling action, the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate has been characterized as a "MetroidVania" experience, much to the delight of gamers like, say... Chris Sims. In a new interview with Polygon, BAOB director Mark Pacini may have sweetened the pot even further for players as he likened the title to yet another classic gaming series. How does Batman with a Mega Man twist sound?
Toys: Hot Toys has unveiled its Power Pose Iron Man 3 Red Snapper figure image
For awhile there it seemed like Box Art Mega Man (you know, the ugly dude with the ray gun who looked like Captain Power from Mega Man 1) was poised to reclaim pop culture prominence, but then Mega Man Universe got canceled and it was back to obscurity... until now! The Yellow/Baby Blue Bomber will be back as a playable fighter in the PlaySt