Ask anyone who knows me, and they'll tell you that the biggest complaint I have about modern life is that there simply aren't enough electronic simulations of life as a raccoon. I mean, sure, we've got Sly Cooper, but raccoonery has far too much depth for one franchise to cover alone. Fortunately,
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Chris Sims: Welcome back to our review of 1994's universally reviled Street Fighter, everyone! When we last left off, Commander Guile and Kylie Minogue were setting off to Shadaloo in a stealth boat, while Ken and Ryu were buddying up to a bunch of maroon-suited pseudo-vipers. Truly, it is exciting times.
Matt Wilson: Not
Chris Sims: Hello everyone, and welcome, at long last, to ComicsAlliance's brand new movie review series. For you, the day you voted for us to spend months watching movies based on fighting games was the most important day of your life. For us... it was Tues
With the exception of Simon's Quest for the NES, I've been a pretty big fan of the Castlevania games for my entire life. That said, I walked away from 2010's Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, a reboot of the franchise that involved Metal Gear Solid's Hideo Kojima, thinking that it was one of the dumbest games I'd ever played. It wasn't the gameplay, which was a solid enough
Comic books and video games have been the chocolate and peanut butter of my life for as far back as I can remember, so I always get a little excited when they come together. That being the case, you can imagine how thrilled I am that Valiant has decided to promote their upcoming Harbinger Wars crossover with a series of 8-Bit Variant Covers by artist Matthew Waite, mashing up Bloodshot, Archer & Armstrong and the rest with NES classics like Contra, Donkey Kong and Final Fantasy.
And not only that, but they're going a step further by releasing an actual video game
After some years without a proper original video game (even if there were about half a dozen released in 2009), Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo are headed to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and Steam this summer in Activision and Red Fly Studios' Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.
A firm release date hasn't be
The joyful cartoon tone of Sam Rennocks' illustrations often belies the sinister things going on inside them. Sure, he does a sweet rendition of his Commander Shepard or a happy-go-lucky astronaut, but his illustrations inspired by The Legend of Zelda, Castlevania and other games are filled with dismembered bodies. And that's before we get into the horror the Mario brothers encounter when they stumble across
Over a lifetime of reading comics, Senior Writer Chris Sims has developed an inexhaustible arsenal of facts and opinions. That's why, each and every week, we turn to you to put his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: What's the deal with the Super Mario family of video games? Which of the games "actually" happened? -- @pbarb
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