An attempt to help video game studios look for potential new franchises, and an excuse to recommend you some awesome books re-imagined as games.
To rage quit is to experience a moment in a game so unbelievable in its injustice and unfairness, you just have to stop.
You’d think Ben Affleck had attempted to stage a coup in Egypt, or cut NASA’s budget to shreds. But nope, he just wants to put on a bat costume. So what’s going on here? I think the crux of the problem is this: imagination. There is a lack of it.
Frank Miller’s Ronin is a weird amalgamation of cyberpunk, Akira style post-apocalyptic body-horror, and mystical samurai chanbara.
Wolverine volume 1 is essential reading for fans of the X-Men franchise, and obligatory for fans of the character.
For a director whose movies rake in billions of dollars, Michael Bay is pretty decisive among film fans. His handling of the Transformers franchise has infuriated some, bored others, and entertained many judging by the box office. No matter what kind of story he’s tackled he hasn’t shown restraint and doesn’t seem to want to let up on that front, with Pain & Gain, which for me is Bay’s best film in a long while, maybe ever.
Some of the most critically acclaimed modern shows are lead by anti-heroes, characters that seemingly do more bad than good. Here’s a list.
Brian K. Vaughan’s graphic novel for Vertigo is illustrated by Niko Henrichon, and charts a fictional account of a true event. During the 2003 bombing of Iraq by American forces, four African lions inadvertently escaped their zoo.
Neill Blomkamp sends impoverished Matt Damon up to the orbiting artificial utopia of Elysium in this cyberpunk action film.
Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys heat up the Cold War in this compelling spy drama about married KGB agents living in suburbia.