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SAINTS ROW IV: A PLEASANT DAY IN STEELPORT

Last Fall NCsoft pulled the plug on the superhero MMO City of Heroes, and shortly thereafter THQ, the publisher of the Saints Row series, went into bankruptcy. Gamers faced the sudden loss of two beloved franchises. Even though City of … Continue reading

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Marvel Knights: Inhumans – Review

Yes, The Avengers are all the rage these days.  But Marvel has other awesome super groups too, like the Fantastic Four and the X-Men.    Then there’s the Inhumans, a not-so-awesome third-string super team.  That is until they got an … Continue reading

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how i learned to become a Superhero – Review

Comic books aren’t the only place that you can find superheroes.  No, the real world has its own share of Real Life Superheroes.  Actual masked do-gooders who put on costumes and patrol their neighborhoods to fight crime (Or just make … Continue reading

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Geek! – Theater Review

There was a time when dressing up in a homemade Batman outfit and parading around a comic book convention was the domain of the lowliest of nerds.  In recent years there has been a shift in how the community sees … Continue reading

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Iphigenia At Aulis – Review

Modern audiences are lucky.  In the old days, back in Ancient Greece, people sat for hours in a stadium listening to actors belt out lengthy monologs that all boiled down to “Hey everyone, something really interesting just happened offstage!  Listen … Continue reading

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P.S. Jones and The Frozen City – Review

In the future, there will be cowboys.  After the apocalypse, the world will look a lot like the old West.  This isn’t speculation, this is the truth as spoken by many visions of the future ranging from Joss Whedon’s Firefly, … Continue reading

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Hearts Like Fists – Review

There is a new generation of young male playwrights. These men were raised on Saturday morning cartoons where costumed heroes fought the good fight against doers of evil.  To them, Kevin Conroy has always been Batman, and “Spooon” is a … Continue reading

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A Paragon No More: The Final Hours of City of Heroes

When Cryptic Studios launched their superhero MMO City of Heroes, it marked the beginning of a never-ending battle for freedom, liberty and justice.  Eight years later that “never-ending” battle has come to a close.  The brave heroes of Paragon City … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Episode 5: No Time Left – Review

Someone needs to inform the folks at Telltale Games how zombies games are supposed to work.  They’re supposed to be about blasting zombie dogs with shotguns and blowing up boss monsters with grenade launchers.  Zombie games aren’t supposed to make … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Episode 4: Around Every Corner – Review

Telltale’s The Walking Dead games adapt the comic books, but there one very important difference between the comic books and the game: The comics star Rick Grimes.  Rick is a good man who finds himself leading a band of survivors, and he … Continue reading

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