Double Dragon, specifically its beloved console debut back in 1988, still holds a special place in gamers’ hearts. Unlike many blockbuster titles of that era, however, it lacked the staying power to maintain relevancy. There were a few fantastic sequels over the years, although most were awful, and recent remakes of the original arcade version on XBLA and iOS fell flat. Today, WayForward, the developers behind the excellent Bloodrayne: Betrayal, take a shot at returning the franchise to its former glory in Double Dragon: Neon.
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The debut episode of Wideload Games’ Avengers Initiative, the latest Infinity Blade-inspired action title for iOS devices, lets players assume the role of The Hulk as he smashes through friend and foe. Set throughout various locales from urban streets to industrial complexes and even the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, Avengers Initiative succeeds in providing an enjoyable experience on the go – whether you have five minutes to kill or five hours.
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The Griffin rounds out the June offerings in a big way. He is Battle Cat’s body, with a new head, tail, bird-like hind feet, saddle, and upper body piece that houses Swift Wind’s flying wings. With quite a bit of lead time in front of them, fans lobbied for his wings to not be completely one color, as seen on the original prototype.
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With no definitive representation of Horde Prime’s appearance, the Four Horsemen were tasked with coming up with his new look, while using bucks, as previously done in the old line. Continue reading “Lions, Snakes, and The Horde Oh My….Pt 2” »
For Masters of the Universe Classics, June has provided us with three first-time action figures for Snake Man-At-Arms, galactic overlord Horde Prime, and Beast-Man’s resilient griffin beasts. While the selection may be comprised of niche characters and variants with more reused tooling than we’d like, I personally enjoy the spirit of these characters and the winning final representation of the collaboration between the company and the consumer. Continue reading “Lions, Snakes, and The Horde Oh My….Pt 1” »
Anchor Bay has released the second Season of AMC’s The Walking Dead, in a set that collects all 13 episodes, plus a solid selection of special features that add to the zombie experience way more than shedding any light on this season’s behind the scenes drama.
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John Carpenter’s political sci-fi/ horror classic gets the special edition it deserves… and the perfect release date.
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Dark Horse’s detective series creeps back onto the racks this week. Does it rise to the standards set by the the stellar #0 issue? Keep reading to find out!
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After Valiant’s big reveal that the Eternal Warrior would be returning to their universe, debuting in the pages of Archer & Armstrong, we managed to catch A&A writer and all-around-nice-guy Fred Van Lente between his panel appearances for a quick chat. Check out what he had to say about his work on the series and what’s in store for the near future.
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