The enjoyable fighting system in the superb Warner Bros.-published Lord of the Rings game Shadow of Mordor is clearly inspired by the enjoyable fighting system in the superb Warner Bros.-published Batman Arkham games. Let's compare, shall we?
Team shooter Gotham City Impostors is now free-to-play on Steam. Free on computers only; still costs money on consoles.
Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7, the expected series-closing sequel to last year's delightful Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4, will be out late this year, according to a Warner Bros. press release this morning.
Fans of Detective Comics, Batman, Batman & Robin, Gotham City Sirens, Streets of Gotham, Batman Inc., Batman: Dark Knight, and Superman/Batman can soon celebrate the launch of another Batman comic: Batman: Arkham City. This one's based on the video game.
Hugo Strange is a major bad guy in the next Dark Knight video game, Batman: Arkham City. Who is he? He's a villain who has been around since before the Joker. And he's got an obsession.
Do you love Sub-Zero's killing move from the original Mortal Kombat? Well, here's hoping you love Best Buy, where you'll have to pre-order the next Mortal Kombat to get it in your game. But what if you like Scorpion's?
Playing through the latest Lord of the Rings video game is about as difficult as turning pages to read the Lord of the Rings books. That's bad new if you seek a challenge; not-bad news if you enjoy touring Middle Earth.
Nouns can solve problems in Super Scribblenauts, as you can can see in the first two solutions to this challenge level in next month's DS game. But so can a noun connected to just the right adjective.
Last year, video game Batman was dark. He crunched bones. This year, video game Batman is cheerful. He hangs out with Robin and can beat up bad guys alongside Green Lantern.
Game delays are big news and bad news. But once a game comes out and proves to be good, game delays are often forgotten news. Batman: Arkham Asylum was delayed in 2009. Its lead creator recalled that forgotten moment.
Some day this past summer, Sefton Hill was browsing the Internet, reading comments about the demo for Batman: Arkham Asylum. He came across an acronym he didn't know: GOTY. The lead creator of Arkham Asylum, he would learn it.
On Wednesday, EA CEO John Riccitiello provided evidence — in chart form — that his company published the most well-reviewed games of 2009. Wanting to test his assertions, I dug into the data and found some surprises.EA counts itself as having 19 80+ games. If you do the most generous counting, you actually get…