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3 weeks ago 4 Comments

It’s funny how life imitates art; in the comic books, the New Mutants were notorious for being a young group of X-Men trainees facing traumatic experiences from the very beginning, with tragedy surrounding them as much as or even more than the actual X-Men or the original X-Factor. The same thing happened to the team’s …

2 months ago 1 Comment

It’s been twenty-five years since Mallrats hit the movie theaters in the United States, bombing spectacularly at the box office. After the success of Clerks, that didn’t stop the film from getting a huge cult following from the home video version, which made it a celebrated and highly quotable entry in Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse. …

2 months ago no Comment

If any of you kids are interested in the history of the craft of comic books, Bleeding Fool just published my new, really digestible article about the first modern comic books made on the 19th. Century in Europe. It would be awesome if you guys checked it out and let me know what you think.

3 months ago 4 Comments

The beginning of the 21st Century was hard for SNK, the company that became the Rolls Royce of console gaming during the early years of the ’90s with their NeoGeo AES. This system was the first one to bring the arcade experience into your living room by literally making game cartridges out of their arcade …

EVO
3 months ago 10 Comments

At the height of the so-called “cancel culture” in 2020, accusations against Joey Cuellar, co-founder and former EVO CEO, were made online, exposing him as an alleged sexual abuser against minors (as reported in this Gamasutra article). These serious accusations have not been denied at all by Cuellar; he has even made a public apology, …

3 months ago 2 Comments

Hey, gamers. Have you guys checked out the sales on GOG.com/Steam? I got some stuff on Steam because there was a lot in my wishlist I could get for dirt cheap, stuff I couldn’t find at GOG.com, which I’ve been trying to make my main launcher. This time, however, my GOG.com wishlist was basically devoid …

3 months ago 8 Comments

Reminiscing about the ‘90s is nothing new to comic book readers nowadays, from people who were around at that period to younger folks who are curious about what happened that decade regarding comics. The medium itself went through a lot; from the financial successes of “The Death of Superman,” the launch of X-Men (Vol. 2), …

Streets of Rage
3 months ago 11 Comments

The wait has finally ended! For more than two decades, SEGA fans waited for a new entry in one of the most revered franchises the company developed in the 16-Bit era of gaming, and probably the entire history of video games. Streets of Rage 4 brings back the brand of powerful street justice that could …

6 months ago no Comment

Gus Rodríguez, who remained active in the world of gaming from the late ’80s until his final days of battling cancer, lost the game against this awful disease. The Latin American gamer was not well known in the Anglosphere, but his career was unprecedented, unlocking a mythical status that will always be remembered by millions. …

Soulfinder: Demon's Match
1 year ago no Comment

The history of the consumer hashtag #ComicsGate is a complicated one. But there’s a group of people who have certainly impacted the development of the struggle to make comic books great and viable again; Englentine from I Love Comics, Captain Frugal, and Washington Times journalist Doug Ernst were in the trenches even before there was …

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