Author Archives: Blake Worrell

Review: “Rambo III” (SEGA Genesis)

In the 80s, tough, badass action heroes were all the rage, and no other onscreen action hero was bigger and badder than Rambo. With the release of Rambo: Last Blood in cinemas this weekend, the character has appeared in five separate movies, several of which spawned video game adaptations. Rambo III was released for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive shortly after

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2D brawler “Fight’N Rage” coming soon to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4

On Thursday, Seba Games Dev announced that its side-scrolling brawler Fight’N Rage will be coming soon to consoles, starting with the Nintendo Switch on 26 September, Xbox One on 27 September, and PS4 at a later date. (Sony may be taking their time censoring Gal’s animations – pure speculation!) These new console versions of Fight’N Rage were ported by BlitWorks,

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Golden Age heroism returns in new anthology “Thrilling Comics: Murder and Mayhem”

On Thursday, independent comic book creator David Furr launched a crowdfunding campaign for Thrilling Comics: Murder and Mayhem, a 72-page, retro-inspired anthology featuring Golden Age heroes (thanks in part to public domain law). Here’s the breakdown of the project straight from the Thrilling Comics Indiegogo campaign page. The Golden Age of Comics Return to the Modern Era! Legendary comic book

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Could Conan the Barbarian join the MCU?

Marvel reacquired the Conan comic book license earlier this year, and since then, the Conan comics have been a fairly successful sales story, by modern standards, anyway. Marvel must be happy with the performance of the Conan property, because earlier in September, the publisher acquired the comic book rights to two other Robert E. Howard characters: Dark Agnes and Solomon

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Bandai Namco registers trademarks for “Encore” editions of Splatterhouse, Mr. Driller, Klonoa, and more

On 4 September, Bandai Namco filed new trademarks for several “Encore” titles in Japan. Here’s the full list of these newly trademarked “Encore” titles: Genpei Touma Den Encore Klonoa Encore Mr. Driller Encore Splatterhouse Encore Wagyan Land Encore Bandai Namco recently used the “Encore” subtitle for both Katamari Damacy Encore for Switch and PC (known as Katamari Damacy Reroll outside

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Throwback shooter “Demon Pit” now has a free demo on Steam

Digerati’s throwback arena-shooter Demon Pit has a free demo version now available on Steam. The demo gives players a chance to fight the first six waves of enemies using three of the game’s weapons: the pistol, shotgun, and machine gun. The demo also includes leaderboards, so you can see how your demon slaying skills stack up against other players. Here’s a

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Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift: Vol. II” rakes in monstrous moolah

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for Jon Malin’s horror-themed superhero book Graveyard Shift: Volume II ended successfully, raising 17448% of its original goal for a total of nearly $175 thousand. Illustrated by Malin (Jawbreakers: Lost Souls) and written by Mark Poulton (The Savage Hawkman), Graveyard Shift is a superhero tale combining horror and science fiction elements which asks “What if

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