Saturday, July 30, 2011

Hasbro Brings Back Marvel Legends in a Big Way

When Toy Biz was removed as the primary source of Marvel Universe toys and creators of the uber-popular Marvel Legends series, fans the world over groaned. At first is was with good reason as the new license holder, Hasbro, didn't seem to have any idea on how to properly continue the line.

But now, after a few years worth of pretty nice 3.75" toys, Legends is set to make it's return. With two series announced so far, ML is looking pretty sharp for it's grand re-introduction.

Wave 1 is looking pretty good!
Click through for the complete/incomplete list of what next year will bring for Marvel fans.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

PSN Update -- 'Limbo!' edition

The XBLA hit title Limbo comes to Sony's network this week along with a few other notables- like the zombie smashing tower defense title Dead Block and King of Fighters '95, one of the best in the long running fighting series.

Click through for more-

Nintendo Download -- '3D classics' edition

This week's DL from the big N brings a 3D version of a classic title with it- Xevious. An arcade shooting staple, Xevious has munched many a quarter and now it's been re-mastered in the third dimension- no glasses required.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Xbox Comic-con Schedule Posted

Major Nelson (Microsoft's Larry Hyrb) has been so kind as to grace all of us with the official listing of events surrounding the Xbox 360's presence at this year's Con. It's a pretty cool list of stuff with some excellent hands-on opportunities for some of the biggest releases of this Fall.

Check it out right here.

Nintendo Download -- 'People Want Movies' Edition

We all know it. You, I, and Nintendo know it- People want movies from their videogame handhelds, who cares about games?

With that in mind, Netflix heads up this week's offerings on the eShop. What games are there? Really? You want to know? Okay, but you probably aren't gonna like 'em too much.

San Diego Comic Con Complete Schedule

The San Diego Comic Con is one of the biggest entertainment events of the year- as a result, it can be more than a little overwhelming for attendees. With that in mind the SDCC crew has put together a quick reference guide for show-goers that can be accessed on publishing site 

There's maps, room locations, all kinds of useful stuff to help you find your way around. Looking at the guide is suitably stringless, but if you want to download it, you'll have to set up an (free) account.

We'll be there covering the event this year so, airplane food willing, we'll see you at the show-

Friday, July 8, 2011

PSN Update -- 'Rapid Ape Escape' edition

A Playstation Move enhansed edition of Ape Escape, oddly enough named PlayStation Move Ape Escape. headlines this week's offerings. Just so you know, there are some great sales going on this week too, including Back to the Future and Dead Space Extraction.

Read on-

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Nintendo Download -- '' edition

Not a lot of big time releases this week on the eShop or in WiiWare. The standout is probably Just JAM, which has nothing to do with Basketball whatsoever.

Just JAM - Pick up that Wii Remote™ controller and get ready to mix, match and lay down your own tunes. Just JAM offers a live music experience featuring your favorite genres and cool artists. (For Wii™)

Nintendo eShop + Nintendo DSiWare™: 
Jewel Keepers: Easter Island - With mind-blowing visuals and an engaging storyline, this game will keep you entertained for hours as you travel across Easter Island and help to unravel its mysteries. (For Nintendo 3DS™ / Nintendo DSi™)

Nintendo eShop:
Fortified Zone - Originally released in 1991, this action game allows two characters to be used alternately. Secret agents Masato and Mizuki have been dispatched to infiltrate and destroy an enemy fortress. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Also new this week:

•  Qix™ (Nintendo eShop)
•  Make Up & Style (Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSiWare)
•  Roller Angels (Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSiWare)
•  Farm Frenzy (Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSiWare)