Pitched: The Altered Beast Movie

There are a ton of games out there that could easily be made into palatable movies, but I wanted to start big while at the same time resurrecting a franchise that essentially shaped my adolescent life, so I went with Altered Beast. Why Altered Beast, you may ask? Well, before I punch you in the… Continue reading

Just 5 More Minutes: Sega Channel

Way back when, the console wars were dominated by Nintendo and Sega. I did own the original NES, and once the Super Nintendo came out I begged and begged my parents to buy me the SNES. Then, one fateful Christmas, I opened one of my presents to find Joe Montana II: Sports Talk Football. I… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Project Nintendo Wii 2 HD Cafe

While we’ve covered hypotheticals before, Nintendo has confirmed their new console will be playable at E3 this year with a release next year in 2012. With Nintendo being a bit down on our trust list, that begs the question, what is it gonna take for you to take their new console seriously? Ethan For me,… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Shadow Dancer

When I first considered the ramifications of a huge, shadowy evil organization going on a rampage, taking over airports, city streets and bridges and then taking civilians hostage and strapping them with explosives just to add insult to injury, the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team was number one on my speed dial.  Unfortunately, I hadn’t taken into account… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Aliens vs Predator

It’s pretty easy to assume that outer space battles will be much like those we’re familiar with on Earth. However, outer space does what it wants and its denizens follow a strict lifestyle of not giving a (insert favorite curse word here). Perhaps out space battles aren’t your thing, but just in case here are… Continue reading

Vanquish Preview: Gears of War on Robot Crack

When I heard Shinji Mikami was working on a new title, I started to get pretty excited. If you don’t recognize the name, you’ll more than likely recognize his most popular creation in the Resident Evil series. That alone made it worthwhile to pursue any and all information on this mystery game, but when I found out… Continue reading