Majin and the forgotten difficulty curve…also, desk candy!

I have noted in the past, often at great length, sometimes a $60 game does not deliver what I feel is a fair amount of entertainment.  This can be caused by buggy gameplay, poor story or direction, terrible voice acting or being made by South Peak.  This is true for most things in life hence the phrase you get what …


Ep 62: Flash Rebirth/Green Lantern Rebirth Roundtable!

Hey there! A new episode of PopTards is up now! JD teamed up with Professor Hal Halbert for a round-table discussion on DC Comics’ event books: GREEN LANTERN REBIRTH and FLASH REBIRTH, both by Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver, and both re-introducing older characters into the modern age! But do they both work??
Special thanks to Prof. Hal …


GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD KNIGHTS reviewed!

Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
Starring the voice talents of:
Nathan Fillion as Hal Jordan
Jason Isaacs as Sinestro
Elisabeth Moss as Arisia
Henry Rollins as Kilowog
Arnold Vosloo as Abin Sur
Kelly Hu as Laira
Reviewed by Johnny Destructo

I’m a huge GL fan, I loved last year’s Green Lantern: First Flight, and I’m currently sporting a custom-made metal Green Lantern ring, so clearly I was looking …


Grim_Noir reviews AVENGERS ACADEMY #14.1! So NOT the “throw-away” issue you’d expect!

Title: Avengers Academy #14.1
Writer: Christos Gage
Pencils: Sean Chen
Inker: Scott Hanna
Reviewed by Grim_Noir
I knew I was going to enjoy Avengers Academy #14.1 because the creators of this book never take the easy way out. Repeatedly, Christos Gage and company have ignored the option of taking Marketing gimmicks as an excuse to hand in lazy or throw-away issues:
Writer Christos Gage could have …


Why yes that is my blade in your eye.

Oh thank the stars in the heavens above, not only do I get to talk about a good game, but a game and series I love.  Like any good love story, this one had a rocky start and they weren’t sure they’d make it, but after a second chance their love flourished.  There were rocky moments, disagreements, fights and the …


New Episode up! JD interviews
RICK REMENDER!

Hey there kiddies! I had the awesome opportunity to chat with Rick Remender, and I done made a podcast out of it. You know Rick as writer of THE LAST DAYS OF AMERICAN CRIME, Uncanny X-Force, Fear Agent, The Punisher, The End League, Strange Girl, Black Heart Billy, XXXombies and Doll and Creature.
We get in-depth about one of his best …


My kingdom for an enjoyable game.

The definition of brink is a crucial or critical point, especially of a situation or state beyond which success or catastrophe occurs.  Examples of brink as a success could be Maria Brink from In This Moment or the Disney TV movie rollerblading classic Brink! featuring legendary background actor Tom Virtue.  On the opposite end of the spectrum is Bethesda Softworks’ …