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Review: Super Mario Adventures

In 1992, I was three years old. Apparently, some of you old farts were reading Nintendo Power at that time and were treated to installments of Super Mario Adventures. The magazine ran a chapter of the story each month of the year, and now t...   read


Comics publisher gives away Mass Effect's release date

BioWare and its parent company Electronic Arts have been pretty sparse with information about the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. That's why it was such a big deal when Sony showed off some new footage during the PlayStation 4 Pr...   read


Activision made good on its promise of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance remaster DLC and bug fixes

As was the case with several Activision remasters in the past, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 1 + 2 was borked at launch. Not only were there a number of bugs, but the DLC characters weren't included, or even on offer separately in any fashi...   read

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Viz is reprinting the old-school Super Mario Adventures comic

What timing! Just as I'm reliving my childhood with that Nintendo Power archive that's been making the rounds, there's news of a standalone Super Mario Adventures reprint in the pipeline at Viz. These comics first appeared in the magazine i...   read

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The first trailer for Telltale's Batman isn't too heavy on the Bat, man

As promised, Telltale is showing a decent amount of Bruce Wayne in the first trailer for their Batman episodic series. In what presumably comprises the first episode, Bruce is seen at a banquet of sorts, peppered with some Batman actio...   read

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Learn more about 'mama bear' Ana in this Overwatch digital comic

I haven't gotten around to testing out Ana in Overwatch yet, but I like her backstory (and its effect on the game's thoroughly entertaining fandom), and based on Chris' impressions, I'll probably get along well with her healing-sniper plays...   read

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The astonishing lack of X-Men

Okay, so just so you know, I’m an X-Men fan. I like the characters, love how nicely they tie into American culture and society (with focusing on the ostracizing of the way people were born, you can almost literally apply their plight ...   read

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Injustice 2

Injustice 2 seems pretty real

Polygon has obtained a flier for Injustice [Not Gods Among Us] 2, a follow-up to the DC Comics oriented fighter from 2013. The existence of a sequel has already been heavily rumored, but this pre-E3 leak seems to cement it. The only informa...   read

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Gallery: The best 'Hail Hydra' video game character memes

If you've been on social media lately, you've probably seen someone reacting to a twist in a recent Captain America comic that has the Cap revealing himself to be a double agent for the evil Hydra, as seen in the header above. A lot of...   read

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Injustice: Gods Among Us

Which DC heroes and villains do you want in Injustice 2?

French site is reporting that Mortal Kombat developer NetherRealm is working on a follow-up to DC fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us, likely to be announced at E3. While it kind of strikes an odd timing -- the previous game came o...   read


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Pharah kicks some ass in the new Overwatch comic

Pharah is a character that isn't talked about that often in Overwatch -related conversations, but she's definitely beloved by her own set of fans. So I'm glad that Blizzard decided to give her a comic that basically just features her k...   read

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Dark Souls comic

This Dark Souls fan comic is cooler than the real thing

When I got to that incredible panel up there, I knew I had to share this Dark Souls III webcomic. It's called In Her Service and you ought to look it over even if you aren't all that familiar with the game's characters. It's only seven page...   read

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Idolmaster x Marvel
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See idol-on-idol violence in this Civil War x Idolmaster mashup

Putting anime in my superhero comics? It's old hat. But putting The [email protected] in my blockbuster Hollywood hero brawls? Now that's something I can get behind! From the galactic heroes at Bin1 Production comes a nice mashup of...   read

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Hulu has exclusive streaming rights to the Sonic Boom cartoon

Sega has announced that they've given Hulu exclusive streaming rights to the Cartoon Network-based show Sonic Boom. "Later this month" every episode will be available on the service. The publisher touts that the series has been the "#1 or #...   read

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The newest Overwatch comic is all about Symmetra

Overwatch has a host of interesting characters, but Symmetra is one of my standout favorites. Her background, which involves the relatively shadowy Vishkar Corporation (the one that basically forced Lúcio's community into p...   read

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Newest Overwatch comic features Junkrat and Roadhog

As we've noted before, Overwatch will not have a campaign mode of any kind at launch (and likely ever), but Blizzard is doing its best to provide a story for it. That includes digital shorts, texts, and of course, comics. McCree and Re...   read

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Free Comic Book Day

Pokemon, Assassin's Creed, Street Fighter up for grabs for Free Comic Book Day

Tomorrow, May 7 is the 15th annual Free Comic Book Day, and there are a couple of freebies on offer this year that may appeal to gamers who don't know a whole lot about comics (like me). Among the hefty list of 50 books are Pokémon: ...   read

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Here's all of Overwatch's story elements thus far

Overwatch may not have a campaign, but it sure has a story. Framed around a conflict called the "Omnic [sentient robot] Crisis," Overwatch was a peacekeeping organization that was thrown into turmoil and subsequently shut down as ...   read

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Battleborn comic
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Battleborn's 'motion comic' prequel series is complete

Battleborn is set on a cool premise: there is one star left in the universe and all spacefaring species have converged on it as the last place where life can be sustained. I had previously assumed it was meant to take place in the ultra-dis...   read

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Overwatch's first free comic is for McCree fans

Blizzard is largely building the world of Overwatch outside of the game itself, not unlike Valve's approach to Team Fortress 2 storytelling, and that means lots of animated shorts and also comics. Here's one! It's called McCree: Train Hoppe...   read

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Multiverse Kickstarter
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Sentinels of the Multiverse dev wants to add in all current tabletop expansions

Sentinels of the Multiverse is an interesting game for a couple of reasons. For one, cooperative card games can be a good time no matter the subject matter; just chill with some friends while you see if you can collectively best an inanimat...   read

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Lego Marvel's Avengers
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Lego Marvel's Avengers gets free Ant-Man DLC on PlayStation

As promised, Lego Marvel's Avengers owners on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 can download an "exclusive" free level and character pack based on Ant-Man starting today. Ant-Man can shrink and grow, as you'd hope, and the new Michael Pe&nti...   read

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Marvel announces 'Women of Power' campaign this month

Marvel is kicking off a new campaign starting tomorrow, which will honor the women of the comic book world. It's called "Women of Power," and will span LEGO Marvel's Avengers, Marvel Contest of Champions, Avengers Academy, Marvel Puzzle Que...   read

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Street Fighter X GI Joe

The Street Fighter X G.I. Joe comic hits stores today

IDW Publishing has been teasing the Street Figher X G.I. Joe series for a while, but today is the day it finally hits comic stores across the country. It's a crossover that will span six issues, and pits characters from both universes again...   read

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DCUO cross-play

DC Universe Online rolls out cross-platform play

As of this week, DC Universe Online now supports cross-platform play between PC, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. That means you'll be able to play alongside folks who own the game on a different platform, "including in groups, in leagues,...   read

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