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Marvel Agents of SHIELD: Mediocrity Isn’t A Superpower

Marvel Agents of SHIELD: Mediocrity Isn’t A Superpower

Marvel Agent of SHIELD underperforms on numerous levels and is also oddly against the kind of narrative usually seen in Marvel comics. Here, the dark suited government agents who want to control superhumans are allegedly the good guys. Continue reading

Bye Bye Wildstorm

I started reading comics around the time that Image Comics launched. Accepting all the criticism around Image, it has to be recognised that as a studio they injected some dynamic competition into a comics industry dominated by DC and Marvel. Over time Image has fractured into various offshoots, with the one I was most interested … Continue reading

Super Hero Squad, The MMOCCG?

The first trailer for Marvel / Gazillion / Amazing Society-developed MMO Super Hero Squad is up and it definitely gives the impression of the core gaming mechanic being card-based. This makes sense given that every player will want an established IP character, which involves a lot of different Wolverines – everyone can have a Wolverine … Continue reading

Super Hero Squad MMO – First Teasers

After going quiet for a bit, the first snippets of info are starting to emerge about the Marvel / Gazillion / Amazing Society MMO for Super Hero Squad. The trailer is out tomorrow, with an accompanying press release trumpeting some very broad reasons why people would want to play it. The interesting thing in the … Continue reading

Trivial Things I Hope Don’t Happen In 2010

Star Trek Online launches too early. I know I’m going to be disappointed here. Cryptic Studios announces another title in development. Seriously, work with the ones you’ve got for 12 months. The “Barbarella” remake happens. Dear me, but I HATE that movie so much. “Iron Man 2” isn’t as good as the first one. It … Continue reading