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Finally, a new Dynasty Warriors-style Kamen Rider game


Took 'em long enough
Jan 16
Well, it's about time! Toei's Kamen Rider was a Dynasty Warriors before Dynasty Warriors of a sort, defined as it was by a lone hero in a ridiculous costume effortlessly plowing through hordes of weak mini... read

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct confirmed for Wii U


Shuffling in ZombiU's footsteps
Jan 10
[Update: The Walking Dead is coming out on March 26 in North America.] The likes of Crysis 3 and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 may be turning their backs on the Wii U, but never fear! Activision never misses a trick, and has... read
Footage of first-person zombie spin-off fails to impress
[Update: This is a not an official trailer by Activision or Terminal Reality. Rather, it's a fan made video of gameplay clips taken from an interview by IGN Start on the upcoming game.] The Terminal Reality-developed The Wal... read feature

SEGA/Creative Assembly get Games Workshop license


Total Warhammer
Dec 06
SEGA has inked a deal with Games Workshop in order to start bringing Warhammer games into production. Creative Assembly, the studio responsible for Total War, will be working on the fantasy tabletop IP.  THQ still has th... read
Sloptimus Slime
I'll admit, I've struggled to keep up with the Transformers brand since Generation One. I've played the High Moon Studios games, and loved them, but the TV shows have been something of a blur to me -- be it Armada, Animated, ... read feature

Seth McFailin'
Reviewing Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is difficult, because if I were to say it's bland, unfunny, and offensive, a large portion of the audience will fire back with, "Just like the show!" Meanwhile, another portion wil... read feature

Barkham up the wrong tree
For most of this generation, Nintendo existed as its own entity in the market. The Wii couldn't match the technical prowess of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, while third-party publishers famously struggled when attempting to... read feature

ThunderCats, HO-rrible!
The ThunderCats reboot was, by most accounts, a tragedy. Unlike most of the property rehashes that account for a worrying amount of modern entertainment, the new ThunderCats series was actually pretty well regarded and, from ... read feature

New Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse screenshots


Trio of images feature multiplayer in the multiverse
Oct 23
Activision released new screenshots of Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse today, giving a look at the title's multiplayer component. I wish I could muster some enthusiasm for it -- there's split-screen, after all, and I ... read

When there's a new movie on the horizon, Activision's usually on call to bring us the obligatory videogame tie-in. As is the creed of the obligatory videogame tie-in, the product is rushed, slapdash, visually unimpressive, an... read feature

Bruce Campbell gets extreme in The Amazing Spider-Man


Jun 22
Will The Amazing Spider-Man be a good videogame? Well, it's a licensed game made to coincide with an upcoming blockbuster, and Beenox is making it. Draw your own conclusions.  Good or bad, however, everybody's favorite ... read

Harry Potter for Kinect announced (that's its name!)


May 25
Remember a long while back, when Harry Potter was showcased for Kinect? No? Hardly surprising, since it looked like every other Kinect game. Well, it seems as if we're going to get the on-rails, arm-flapping, licensed cash-in... read

Activision to publish Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse


May 07
Activision and Fox announced today the impending arrival of a new Family Guy game. Inspired by the season 8 premiere episode, "Road to the Multiverse," Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is currently in development ... read

I'VE SOILED MY TUNIC! COMPLETELY BY CHOICE! That's right! You heard me! WayForward will be making a game based on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time, and I couldn't possibly be any happier! This is, like, the perfect marriage e... read feature

New trailer for Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock


Feb 22
I'm still waiting for a really good Doctor Who game. The BBC-produced episodic adventure game released last year does not qualify, as far as I'm concerned, but there's hope for The Eternity Clock. Due out next mont... read

Reminder: Alvin and Chipmunks here to kill my childhood


Nov 18
Here's a little video reminder that Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is coming to theaters and that there is a game based on said violation of nostalgia. Said game is available in stores now. It's particularly egreg... read

After the drop in quality between 2009's CSI: Deadly Intent with its crazy cases and the plain mediocre CSI: Fatal Conspiracy in 2010, it appears Ubisoft has moved development of the similar and new NCIS game from Telltale Ga... read feature


In 1898, H.G. Wells published a tale of invaders from another world, descending upon Earth's cities with a terrible force. The War of the Worlds has been adapted into every form of media since that time, including a couple of videogames. The latest attempt to tell the story has arrived on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, bringing tripods and heat rays with it. read feature


Ah yes, the movie games. For every G-Force there is a Thor. For every Rango you have a Megamind: Ultimate Showdown, and for every Captain America a James Cameron's Avatar: The Game. Like that last one, The Adventures of Tinti... read feature

War of the Worlds set to hit XBLA October 26th


Oct 14
Other Ocean recently announced through their Facebook page that their upcoming Patrick Stewart-narrated sidescrolling adventure, The War of the Worlds, will be hitting the Xbox Live Arcade on October 26th. PlayStation 3 and P... read

Here come the MIBs; Third film means new game coming


Oct 13
Activision has announced today that they will be publishing a new Men In Black game to coincide with the release of the upcoming Men in Black III this spring. The press release states that the title will release on,... read

More War of the Worlds footage to gawk at lovingly


Oct 13
Here we have the latest trailer for War of the Worlds. Once again, it's narrated by Patrick Stewart, so I know you'll watch it. He ruminates on how tiny we must look to Martians. It's all very excellent. I want to play this.... read

Spongebob will never stop rolling


Oct 05
SpongeBob and THQ have had a scarily successful career in the realm of videogames, and their reign of yellow terror shall continue with SpongeBob’s Surf & Skate Roadtrip on November 8th.  If you can't tell, the... read

There's a Puss In my Boot in my game


Sep 29
Some of you may not know that they're making a Puss in Boots movie, and a coinciding video game will release alongside it. THQ has announced that they're working on the licensed title, and it will be a motion-controlled title... read

DreamWorks Super Star Kartz is a real game


Sep 07
You would be forgiven for thinking that we, as a society, were past the days of random franchises getting kart racers. Activision has announced DreamWorks Super Star Kartz for enough systems to blot out the sun: DS, 3DS, Wii,... read

New 3DS games: Thor: God of Thunder & Captain America


Sep 01
Both Thor: God of Thunder & Captain America: Super Soldier were announced as new 3DS titles by Sega today. Both games were released on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Nintendo DS earlier this year, and now the... read

Rambo videogame in development for PC and consoles


Aug 04
In a case of stunning relevance, it has become known that a Rambo game is in development for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. A real one, not a joke or anything. Reef Entertainment recently nabbed the rights and can now make multipl... read

Transformers: Dark of the Moon almost here


Jun 14
And now, a launch trailer for Transformers: Dark of the Moon. There is a fight which has just begun. some new evil has arisen. You get the general idea. This is likely going to be a pretty cool game if you're into the plot e... read

Live Show: Tron: Evolution ends tonight on Backlog!


May 20
Nothing like a nice, quick licensed game to cleanse the palette. We've been playing Tron: Evolution on Backlog for the last couple of nights and we're going to wrap things up this evening. It's clearly a short game if I ... read

How two studios are approaching Thor: God of Thunder


Apr 03
SEGA has released a new promotional video for Thor: God of Thunder, one of those behind-the-scenes jobbers where they interview developers. They discuss the approach that was taken towards making the battles of Thor appropri... read

Kung Fu Panda 2 has a boring trailer


Mar 30
I was genuinely hoping for something amusing when I opened up this new trailer for Kung Fu Panda 2. It is, after all, a comedy film. Instead, what I got was a toned-down Jack Black (not his forté) narrating over some ... read

Wondercon 11: Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters 3DS


Mar 24
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have just announced their first Nintendo 3DS title. Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters is timed to release on all platforms to tie in with the upcoming film,... read






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