When I was talking about the upcoming "Thor" game last week, I got around the lack of screenshots by whipping up my idealized 8-bit game for the God of Thunder. And that got me thinking: What if they had converted my other favorite comics into 8-bit NES games -- or, in the case of Batman and the X-Men, what if the games they were in were actually good? So today, I'm playing with power as I imagine what a few great comics might look like if they had their roots in the 8-Bit Games of the NES era!
Ghost Rider x Excitebike Batman: Knightfall x Super Mario
If the release of Exploding Rabbit's amazing "Super Mario Crossover" reminded us of one thing, it's that the comic community's love of retro 8-bit action is still thriving thanks not only to nostalgia, but also a classic gaming design that resonates well past its perceived technological expiration date.
With that enthusiasm in mind, we've taken a look at a few c
Growing up as a video game fan, I often found myself frustrated by the games of the NES era, which were made back when designers saw impossible difficulty as giving players their money's worth. I can vividly remember wishing games were more like comics, existing in a shared universe where Mega Man could just drop by the Mushroom Kingdom to blow Koopa Troopas away with his arm cannon, or that Mario could grab the Spread Gun from "Contra" to make things a little easier on himself
ComicsAlliance spent the weekend at the Stumptown Comics Festival in Portland, and throughout the week we'll be featuring some of the best stuff we found at the indie festival, starting with possibly our favorite: Bill Mudron.
As a reasonably enthusiastic Mega Man fan, this month's release of "Mega Man 10" coupled with the recent release of Udon's "Mega Man: Megamix" Vol. 1 manga by Hitoshi Ariga (who also worked on the MM games) has had me on something of a Blue Bomber kick.
It's the end of the week explosion! This week is retro all over again when we talk to Seacord about the Nintendo Entertainment System, The Simpsons, Casper the Friendly Ghost, O.J. Simpson, and...wait fo
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