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Valiant Goes Retro With NES-Inspired Variant Covers And A Crossover Video Game

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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

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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows’ Game Coming This Summer [Video]

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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

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‘Usagi Yojimbo: Way Of The Samurai’ Is Available Now For All Your Gaming Needs

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Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo has consistently been one of the best comics of the past 30 years. Every single issue is a masterpiece, to the point where I'm often reading it and thinking that it could onl

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Sam Rennocks Embarks On Cartoon Travels To Skyrim, The Twilight Zone And Beyond The Wall Of Westeros [Art]

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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

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Ask Chris #141: How ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Works

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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

A: If you don't follow me on Twitter, then you mis

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Ask Chris #140: The Charming And Not At All Horrifyingly Dystopian World Of ‘Pokemon’

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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: If you can explain how the Pokémon world works without making it sound like a bizarre dystopia, I would be very grateful. -- @HydrogenGuy

A: Oh, this is an easy one.

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Beauty and Horror Mix for the ‘Dead Space’ Art Show [Art]

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As a big survival horror fan, Dead Space is one of my favorite new video game franchises of recent years. Like any truly scary series, the games are loaded with memorable, haunting imagery that'll keep players awake at night.

A lot of that imagery has a

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New ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ Trailer And Images Reveal Bane, Hawkgirl And More [Video]

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Readers of DC's digital Injustice: Gods Among Us comic book prequel have already begun piecing together the tragedy that turns Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League against e

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The ‘Gravity Falls’ Flash Game Is A 16-Bit Beat-’Em-Up… Of MYSTERY!

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It's a good week for fans of Alex Hirsch's Gravity Falls. First, and most importantly, we've gotten the announcement that the Disney Channel is finally bringing us new episodes of Dipper, Mabel and Grunkle Stan's mysterious adventures on February 15, and second, they're starting up the hype with a Flash game on their website. That last bit isn't rea

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Evan Liaw’s 3D Pokemon Center Is Good For What Ails You (And Your Pikachu)

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When we covered the announcement of the upcoming Pokémon X and Y, I mentioned that I was a little apprehensive about the shift to 3D graphics. Today, though, I have seen something that makes all those misgivings evaporate: A set of designs for a next-gen version of a Poké

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