Monthly Archives: August 2020

DC Fandemonium

o2qtVZRieyvqJfcKeeqQUg-1200-80DC’s Fandome event was the first of its kind: a virtual convention meant to hype up all of their upcoming film, comic, TV, and video game projects, and to be completely honest, it went off (mostly) without a hitch. While there was the occasional delay, the event took over the twitter world by storm, giving us the first looks at upcoming games like Gotham Knights and Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League, as well as new and first time trailers for Wonder Woman 84, James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, Zack Snyder’s mythical Justice League: The Snyder Cut, and Matt Reeve’s The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson.

It was a wide ranging event, and while we didn’t get news on EVERYTHING (The Flash, Aquaman 2, Shazam: Fury of the Gods, and Black Adam are still too new for any footage), we did get a lot of really enticing and exciting things, and to be perfectly honest, DC and Warner Bros have set the stage for how future events should be presented. But let’s nail down the biggest things from the twenty four-hour event. Read the rest of this entry

First Impressions: Avengers Beta (War Rooms)

indexLast week, I gave you some thoughts on the story mode of Avengers, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics’ massively ambitious take on Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. This weekend I was able to jump back into the beta, and this time I focused more in on the War Rooms, the big selling point behind the game. Read the rest of this entry

First Impressions: Avengers Beta (Story Mode)

indexIf there’s one area that the Marvel machine has yet to conquer, it’s video games. Despite a few notable exceptions like the PS4 exclusive Spider-Man and Telltale Games’ take on Guardians of the Galaxy, video games based on the characters ruling the multiplex have been few and far between. But Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix are looking to change that with Avengers, an extremely ambitious game that looks to put a Destiny spin on Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Thanks to Marvel artist Mark Brooks, I got the chance to try out the Beta earlier than most folks, and I gotta say, the potential is definitely there for this to be THE game for any Marvel fan. Read the rest of this entry