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December 19, 2012

Black Knight Sword is a Twisted, Bloody Good Time

By now, you should have an inkling of the insanity that awaits you in a Suda51 creation.  He and his development studio, Grasshopper Manufacture, have gained a reputation for their unique artistic approach and a penchant for the bizarre that can be seen in every aspect of their products.  Their latest release, Black Knight Sword,…


December 13, 2012

Comics Korner: Archer & Armstrong #5 and Bloodshot #6

Following up last week’s intense chapter of Shadowman, Valiant Entertainment delivers new issues of Archer & Armstrong and Bloodshot – two of the most incredible and unique series on the market.  There’s a reason Valiant has been getting heaps of critical acclaim (Archer & Armstrong is even nominated for book of the year over at…


December 5, 2012

Comics Korner: Shadowman #2 Review

You just gotta love Valiant.  Their “Summer of Valiant” launch event seemed to come out of nowhere earlier this year and has proven to be the best thing to happen to comics since…well, since Valiant’s original founders created their amazing universe twenty years ago.  With the sophomore release of Shadowman, the latest addition to their monthly catalogue,…


November 15, 2012

Comics Korner: Archer & Armstrong #4 and Bloodshot #5 Reviews

Valiant Entertainment delivers two knockout punches this week, wrapping up Archer & Armstrong’s first story arc, and kicking off a new one in the pages of Bloodshot.  Both offerings are thoroughly outstanding and live up to the excellence that this publisher’s output has become synonymous with.


November 6, 2012

Comics Korner: Shadowman #1 Review

Comic fans are in for a treat this Wednesday when the newly relaunched Shadowman finally hits shelves.  One of Valiant’s flagship titles in the early nineties, the license was adapted into two best-selling video games and there’s even a feature film in the works.  With an established fanbase waiting with bated breath and the potential…


November 4, 2012

U.S.A. Luge Team Will Don the Armor of Shanhara

Valiant Entertainment has announced an incredible, first-of-its-kind partnership in their sponsorship of the U.S. Luge team.  Seeing how well they’ve handled the relaunch of several of their A-List comic series and the quality of their creative teams’ output, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Valiant would think outside the box with this kind of…


November 3, 2012

Sleeping Dogs Takes On the Horror Genre with New DLC

United Front Games wishes gamers a Happy Halloween with the release of the ghoulish new “Nightmare in North Point” downloadable episode for Sleeping Dogs.  Resuming the role of Wei Shen, this DLC pack places you back into the familiar streets of Hong Kong, now with 100% more ghosts.


October 31, 2012

Frankenstein’s Monster is a Killer Piece from Mezco

Just in time for Halloween, the good people at Mezco have released an absolutely stunning figure based on Frankenstein’s iconic monster.  Although they went with a stylized and unique take on the beloved character, the monster retains all the classic charm that makes his design so timeless and wonderful.


October 27, 2012

The Most Powerful Game in the Universe Lands on iOS

Fresh from their swag-heavy preview showing at NYCC, Chillingo brings He Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe to iOS platforms.  Developed by GlitchSoft, He-Man’s latest foray into the world of gaming is far from perfect, but tons of fun and well worth the price of admission.


October 19, 2012

NYCC 2012: On The Floor With TriForce

TriForce had one of their biggest and best showings yet on the floor of 2012’s New York Comic Con, debuting several amazing pieces based on some of the hottest gaming franchises around.  Specializing in prop replicas of highest quality craftsmanship with extremely limited production runs, their products are true collector’s items and are always guaranteed to…


October 18, 2012

Comics Korner: X-O Manowar #6 Review

  Just days after their fantastic showing and show-stopping panel at New York Comic Con, Valiant keeps the momentum going with X-O Manowar #6.  As thought-provoking as it is action-packed, X-O continues to offer a gripping, multi-faceted story that will suck you in leave you begging for more.


October 17, 2012

NYCC 2012: Capcom Discusses Lost Planet 3

Capcom recently held back-to-back panels at New York Comic Con to promote their flashy upcoming titles to a packed crowd.  Attendees were treated to exclusive new gameplay footage, announcements, and behind-the-scenes technical info on Lost Planet 3 and the controversially rebooted Devil May Cry.


October 17, 2012

NYCC 2012: DmC Reminds Me That I’m Getting Old

Following Capcom’s panel highlighting the surprisingly impressive Lost Planet 3, the room quickly filled with gamers clamoring to get a glimpse of the much maligned re-imagining of Devil May Cry, now simply marketed as DmC. Similar to Bioware’s open panel discussions subsequent to Mass Effect 3’s launch though, the online fervor was nowhere to be found,…


October 13, 2012

NYCC 2012: On the Floor with Square Enix/Play Arts Kai

Square Enix/Play Arts Kai were at this year’s New York Comic Con in full force, showing off a great mix of previously released figures, newly painted prototypes, and a few great surprises.  They even trumped their lackluster SDCC Arkham Asylum exclusives with a sick metallic red version of Metal Gear Solid’s Cybernetic Ninja, available only at…


October 13, 2012

NYCC 2012: Square Enix Shows off Hitman: Absolution

While the bustling showfloor of New York Comic Con is currently home to a playable build of Hitman: Absolution, Square Enix treated us to an offsite showing where we were able to play through a sizable portion of the game at our own pace — and it rocked our socks.