Game Corner: Alien Trilogy (PlayStation)

Released: February 1996Developer: Probe EntertainmentAlso Available For: PC and SEGA Saturn The Background:Over the years, there has been a slew of media and merchandise produced based on the Alien movies (Various, 1979 to present); we’ve had action figures, comic books, crossovers with the Predator films (ibid, 1987 to present) and various other comic book characters, … Continue reading Game Corner: Alien Trilogy (PlayStation)

Game Corner: Aliens vs. Predator (2010; Xbox 360)

Released: February 2010Developer: Rebellion DevelopmentsAlso Available For: PC and PlayStation 3 The Background:I’ve mentioned this before but Aliens vs. Predator has been a thing for a long, long time now. These two iconic science-fiction/horror franchises first came to blows in a series of excellent comic books published by Dark Horse comics between 1989 and 1990 … Continue reading Game Corner: Aliens vs. Predator (2010; Xbox 360)

10 FTW: Comic Book Crossovers We Need To See

If there’s one thing comic books allow, it’s the grandiose crossover between characters. Ever since Barry Allen met Jay Garrick all the way back in 1961 and introduced the idea of multiple parallel universes, comic book characters have existed in both isolated shared universes and travelled across a near infinite multiverse. However, while it’s relatively … Continue reading 10 FTW: Comic Book Crossovers We Need To See

Game Corner: RoboCop Versus The Terminator (Mega Drive)

Released: May 1994 Developer: Virgin Games USA Also Available For: Game Gear, Master System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and Game Boy The Background: One of the greatest things about comic books published in the nineties was that the sky was, seemingly, the limit for plots, crossovers, and all kinds of stories to be told. Thanks … Continue reading Game Corner: RoboCop Versus The Terminator (Mega Drive)

Game Corner: Alien vs. Predator (Arcade)

As always, I am opening this review by asking you to cast your minds back to the 1990s. This time, we’re specifically winding the clock back to 1994, a time when Xenomorphs had been off cinema screens since Alien3 (Fincher, 1992) and we hadn’t seen a Predator onscreen since Predator 2 (Hopkins, 1990). Both franchises … Continue reading Game Corner: Alien vs. Predator (Arcade)