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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

Posted in Editorials, Industry, Non-Gaming - Comics, Non-Gaming - Film, Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 27, 2016 by Stefano Terry

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By Stefano Terry

Studio: Warner Bros

Written By: Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer

Starring: Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg

Directed By: Zack Snyder

Batman. Superman. Inarguably two of the most recognized, beloved, and iconic superheroes in the world. For decades, fans of both characters have wanted to see the two titans grace the big screen, duking it out in epic fashion. Now, here we are, in 2016, and Warner Bros. and director Zack Snyder have done just that, in an attempt to not only finally bring the two heroes together on film, but to springboard their new cinematic universe and lead-in to 2017’s Justice League Part 1. How did their gamble pay off? Read on to find out.

NOTE: This review will go in depth with the plot points of Batman v Superman, so I am marking this as a SPOILER REVIEW.

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More Free Batman: Arkham Asylum DLC Heading Our Way Tomorrow

Posted in Game Deals, News, Playstation 3, PSN, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE with tags , , , , , on September 23, 2009 by Stefano Terry

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UPDATE: The DLC is apparently only available on the PS3 here in the US. In other regions, it is available for all platforms.

Rocksteady games have been releasing a, er, steady stream of free downloadable content for surprise hit Batman: Arkham Asylum. First was Insane Night, and now comes Prey in Darkness, which as the Dark Knight slinking around the conservatory and disposing henchmen in a mode called “Hothouse Prey,” as well as taking out baddies in a new map; the Arkham Pumping Station.

As stated before, the DLC is free, and it is available this Thursday for the Xbox 360 and PS3.

Batman: Arkham Asylum Review

Posted in Editorials, News, Playstation 3, PSN, Reviews, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE with tags , , , , on August 26, 2009 by Stefano Terry

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Genre: Superhero Action/Adventure

Platforms: Playstation 3, Xbox 360

Players: 1

Developer: Rocksteady Games

Price: $59.99 (USD)
The history of Batman in video games is a troubled one, although I have to say he’s faired a bit better than most other superheroes that have undergone the video game treatment (ie, Superman), but there has yet to be a truly definitive Batman video game. Well, until now. Without hyperbole, I can say that Batman: Arkham Asylum is the best licensed superhero video game ever, and even if you aren’t a fan of the Caped Crusader’s exploits, the genuinely excellent gameplay should make you overlook the fact that you are controlling a man in bat tights.
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Batman: Arkham Asylum PS3 Demo Impressions

Posted in Editorials, Playstation 3 with tags , , , , on August 7, 2009 by Stefano Terry

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I’m a huge Batman fan, and I’ve been dying to play a video game adaptation of the Dark Knight that does him justice for a long time. Considering the pedigree of  previous Batman games, I came into Arkham Asylum a little more than wary.

Fortunately, I came away more pumped for it’s August 25th release than I expected. First things first, the game is visually striking. I’m one of those folks who have grown tired of the overreliance of Unreal Engine 3 over the past 4 years, but I have to say that developer Rocksteady Studios have made it their own, and AA looks nothing like previous tried and true, Gears of War clones many other UE3 games strive to be.

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Batman: Arkham Asylum Delayed

Posted in News, Playstation 3, PSN, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE with tags , , , , , on May 2, 2009 by Stefano Terry

Fresh from the “Aw crap” Department is word from Eidos that Batman: Arkham Asylum has been delayined until later this year.

Originally, the title was set to release in mid June, and featured the Dark Knight attempting to help bring order back to Arkham Asylum, which had been overrun by some of his deadliest foes, from Killer Croc, to Harley Quinn, and her main squeeze, the Joker, who is going to have his own playable challenge maps for the Playstation 3 version of the game.

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