Author Archives: Blake Worrell

SNK’s Haohmaru coming to “Soulcalibur VI” as part of the 2nd DLC season

Bandai Namco has announced that Soulcalibur VI will be getting a second season of DLC, which will include Haohmaru from SNK’s Samurai Shodown series (aka Samurai Spirits). Haohmaru is just one of four characters coming as part of the second season of DLC, though he will be the only guest character among them. The rest will be natives of the

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Mihoyo’s action RPG “Genshin Impact” coming to PS4 in 2020

Shanghai-based developer Mihoyo has announced that their open-world action RPG Genshin Impact is coming to PS4 sometime in 2020. In June, Mihoyo confirmed at ChinaJoy that Genshin Impact would be coming to Windows PC, iOS, and Android (WTF?) but the PS4 port is the first console version to be announced. You can watch the PS4 trailer below, followed by the

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Lovecraftian horror “The Case of the Littlest Umbrella” is on the precipice of “six figures young lady!”

At the time of this writing, the all-ages, Lovecraftian horror graphic novel The Case of the Littlest Umbrella has raised more than $96 thousand on Indiegogo. That puts it very close to the blessed “six figures bitc young lady” threshold! (Hey, it’s an all-ages comic, after all) Will it make the big 1-0-0-0-0-0 before the in-demand store closes? The Case

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Shaun Davis’ “Pillowman and Blanketboy” is an all-ages tale of good vs. evil

Earlier this week, independent comic book creator Shaun Davis launched a crowdfunding campaign for Pillowman and Blanketboy: Maximum Velocity, a 40-page superhero action/adventure illustrated by Shaun Davis and co-written by Shaun and his son, Parker Davis, and featuring colors by Rajesh Kumar and lettering by Eric Weathers. Here’s a breakdown of story taken from the Pillowman and Blanketboy Indiegogo campaign

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Review: Tiger Heli – NES (Attack Helicopter Week special)

Welcome back to Attack Helicopter Week here at The Splintering! Today, we’re going to feature an old-school shooter close to my heart, Tiger Heli! When my family first got an NES, it was a Christmas gift from my aunt and uncle. With it, we received three, non-Mario related games: Rad Racer, Hogan’s Alley, and Tiger Heli. Nice spread, right? That

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The mystery of Michael Beacon’s “Seven Legions” is coming soon to Indiegogo

Independent comic book creator Michael Beacon is laying the groundwork to launch an sci-fi/fantasy series titled Seven Legions. featuring artwork by both Pablo Romero and Henry Ponciano (Tinseltown), Seven Legions is the story in which “an orphan becomes a samurai who takes on the greatest threat the Seven Legions have ever faced.” You can watch the preview trailer for yourself

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The “Monster M.D.” and “Shinobi Sasquatch” crossover comic is happening

Late last week, the crowdfunding campaign for Shinobi Sasquatch crossed the $40 thousand threshold. Now that both Shinobi Sasquatch and Monster M.D. have reached the $40 thousand milestone, that unlocks a very unique stretch goal: a Shinobi Sasquatch Vs. Monster M.D. book for all backers. This bonus crossover book will be drawn by Rob Willis, and written by Von Klaus

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