Unlike many other popular superheroes in the ‘mainstream’, Spider-Man is different in that his traits extend far beyond his two identities of civilian and crime fighter. For an early comic book hero, there is a surprising amount of depth to the character when it is done right. In fifteen years or so, we’ve seen three different actors portray Spidey in three different film franchises: Spider-Man (Tobey Maguire), The Amazing Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield), and Spider-Man: Homecoming (Tom Holland). From these three interpretations of the same hero, audiences are able to effectively ‘observe’ what makes the character engaging.
Only five months into 2017 and already people are proclaiming it as one of the best years in recent gaming history. While some of that hype has indeed come from what’s already been released, most of it is from the anticipation of what is next. Ahead of us is at least one big game for every crowd and genre. Fighting games, especially, are set for a renaissance this year with Injustice 2, Tekken 7, and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite, to release in the upcoming months. Truly, it has been and will be a busy time for anyone with a gaming backlog.
It’s New Year’s time, and for many of us, that means a copious amount of drinking, partying, and general buffoonery to counteract the previous holiday’s spirit of warmth and family. But for those still with a controller in-hand, now seems like as good a time as any, to look back on 2016 and think about how the year will be remembered in the gaming world.
Thanks to PlayStation Experience and The Game Awards, there has been a huge release of announcements and trailers for upcoming video games that we’re all looking forward to and anticipating. So join me, as I go through some of the marketing and trailers, for products that are built to take your money at a later date.
Quite recently, there has been a huge release of news, announcements, and trailers, regarding some of popular culture’s most beloved brands. So join me, as I go through some of the marketing and trailers, for products that are built to take your money at a later date.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, 2015 was a great year for video games. But now is the time to start looking forward, to some of the games I’m excited for in 2016.Read More »
With another year about to end and a new one about to begin, now seems like a good time to look back at some of the better games of 2015. The games that shone the brightest, played the best or told the best story. And the games I’ll remember most when looking back on 2015.