As of right now, there’s a new internet trend where Mario’s nemesis Bowser and Mario’s love interest Princess Peach combine to form one attractive-looking dragon turtle human hybrid. So how did this came to be? Why is this happening to us? Read on and find out, dear Last King fans.
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As I’ve said time and again, Avatar: The Last Airbender is one of the greatest TV shows of all time. The live-action film adaptation from M.Night Shyamalan? Not so much.
With the news of an Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action series coming to Netflix that is being overseen by the original showrunners, there’s some semblance of hope that this might turn out golden. At the same time, I do have my reservations, so here are the list of things that should be improved in this next live-action adaptation of a classic show.
Every time a new fighting game crops up, you can be sure that it has some sick moves and fighting style made up from the minds of overworked designers and programmers. Sometimes these moves are so awesome in its simplicity or complexity, you see it in different fighting game iterations.
SNK is known for one-upping Capcom’s Street Fighter back in the day, and sometimes they succeed by introducing a move so fanciful it sears into the mind of retro gamers and even fighting game aficionados for years to come.
Marvel’s Spider-Man is a success even before it launched. I bought my copy, finished it, and thought it was a great first step in making Spider-Man games again. I even agree with most of the points in the many Amazing reviews of Insomniac’s latest. Some things do need work (which I’ll bring up later), but it’s a decent jaunt into comic book action gaming territory and is on-par with the Batman Arkham quadrology.
Forget your FLCL sequels and your Pop Team Epics; if you want an anime that is part slice of life and part Whiskey Tango Foxtrot levels of surrealism and vulgarity, you should watch Asobi Asobase. The anime has started its run since August and has yet to let up since.
And it all begins with the most innocuous anime OP.
If you’re going into Shadow Of The Tomb Raider thinking that it’s going to break & heighten your standards to a transcendent level, you’d be sorely mistaken. But at the very least, you’ll find a much-improved and refined action adventure game that stays true to the graverobbing and spelunking spirit from the past two Tomb Raider games.
In a perfect world, I would be writing a glowing review about the new Predator movie that’s out this week. But we’re in this timeline, and the actual film is a half-assed attempt at capturing the nostalgia and action beats of the first two Predator films.
Happy 35th anniversary, Mario!
The Super Mario titles from Nintendo are arguably the most influential and iconic games around. Anyone who tells you otherwise is probably lying through their teeth.
Without the mind of Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto at the helm of these mothership games, there wouldn’t be a Nintendo at all in the late 80s and the 90s. In fact, Nintendo and Mario were the sole saviours of the video game industry; countless retrospectives have mentioned this, so there’s no history lesson here.
I managed to play a lot of Marvel’s Spider-Man over the past few days. Long story short: you Spider-Man fans are going to enjoy it. But instead of doing a conventional review (because everyone’s giving in 8s and 9s), how about I bring up my 8 favourite Spider Suits -in no particular order- in the game that you can unlock?
Why 8? Because spiders have 8 legs. Sounds rad? Let’s web swing!
Disclaimer: this post is spoiler-free. Unless you think Spider Suits are spoiler material, then I can’t help you out.
Adventure Time is an ambitious show that balances its fantastical absurdities with long-spanning narratives. In-between the 10-minute episodic adventures concerning (mis)adventures of Jake the dog and Finn the human lies a looming war between the Candy Kingdom and the nation of Gumbaldia.