Indie horror comic “Something Real” is back on Indiegogo

On Thursday, the crowdfunding campaign for the latest issue of Something Real launched on Indiegogo. Not only can you pick up the upcoming third issue, but there are also options to get earlier issues if you need to catch up. But, hold on! What’s Something Real, you ask? Taking inspiration from supernatural horror classics such as Nightmare on Elm Street,

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Celebrated Batman artist Norm Breyfogle passes away at 58

“Aw, fuuuuuck.” That’s exactly what I belted out the moment I read that Norm Breyfogle had passed away on Monday. It didn’t matter that I was in public, or that I was surrounded by elementary-aged kids (and their parents). You know what? I’m not even really all that sorry, either, because this one stings. Breyfogle was the artist drawing Batman

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“Castlevania Anniversary Collection” full game list revealed

Konami has revealed the full list of games included in the upcoming Castlevania Anniversary Collection. Without further ado, here’s the list: Castlevania (NES) Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge (GameBoy) Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse (NES) Super Castlevania IV (SNES) Castlevania II (NES) Kid Dracula (Famicom) Castlevania the Adventure (GameBoy) Castlevania Bloodlines (SEGA Genesis) That’s a girthy pile of undead with whom to

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Nintendo partners with Dark Horse for “Splatoon 2” art book

Dark Horse has announced The Art of Splatoon 2, a girthy 384-page art book featuring illustrations, storyboards, and concept designs of Splatoon 2 characters, weapons, gear, locations and maps. Dark Horse has previously partnered with Nintendo to release English-language art books for other successful titles including Super Mario Odyssey and the original Splatoon released on Wii U. The Art of Splatoon

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Konami releases trailer for “Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection”

Konami has unveiled a trailer for its retro game compilation Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection, which includes 8 classic 80s titles faithfully represented in their original retro aesthetic.* Here’s a list of the games included: Scramble TwinBee Nemesis (aka Gradius) Salamander (aka Life Force) Typhoon (aka A-Jax) Haunted Castle Vulcan Venture (aka Gradius II) Thunder Cross https://youtu.be/KpD5C4lBrIM Here a breakdown of

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Streets of Rage 2, Contra Hard Corps, Earthworm Jim & more confirmed for the SEGA Genesis Mini

On Thursday, SEGA revealed ten more titles included with their SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive mini. Here’s a list of the newly-confirmed games. Castle of Illusion World of Illusion Thunder Force III Super Fantasy Zone Shinobi III Streets of Rage 2 Earthworm Jim* Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Contra Hard Corps Landstalker This is in addition to the ten games already announced, so

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In 1992, the creator of Rocket Raccoon had his life changed forever- now his caregiver is asking for your help

Bill Mantlo was a prolific comic creator before a hit-and-run accident in 1992 caused him to be in institutional care ever since. Mantlo created several characters during his comic career including Rocket Racoon, Cloak & Dagger, the Micronauts, and Rom. It may come as a surprise, however, that despite creating enduring characters that have appeared in video games, toys and

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Captain America and the Avengers (reflection)

In 1991, Data East released Captain America and The Avengers in arcades. It became a moderate hit, prompting Data East to develop a console version on the Genesis/Mega Drive in 1992. Now, nearly 30 years later, justice is being served as Marvel Entertainment is finally releasing Avengers: Endgame, the movie which is based on Data East’s arcade classic! Okay, so

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Ubisoft donating €500,000 to Notre Dame reconstruction; “Assassin’s Creed Unity” free for one week

On Wednesday, Ubisoft announced that they will be donating €500,000 to assist the restoration and reconstruction of Notre Dame cathedral. According to Ubisoft’s statement: “As the smoke clears on the events that unfolded on Monday at the Notre-Dame de Paris, we stand in solidarité with our fellow Parisians and everyone around the world moved by the devastation the fire caused.”

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