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"Kirby's Return to Dreamland" (Wii) Review

  Kirby’s Return to Dreamland (Wii) Publisher: Nintendo Developer: HAL Laboratory Inc. He’s been turned to yarn and split into pieces, but now Kirby is back. Back to his traditional gameplay roots. Now, as a long standing Kirby fan I came into this game with certain expectations that were met. I expected a wonderful romp […]

Spider-Man: Edge of Time Review

SPIDER-MAN: EDGE OF TIME Publisher: Activision Developer: Beenox Multiplatform (PS3 Version reviewed) Activision has published Spider-Man games for over a decade now, with varying degrees of success.  However, it seemed to find a working formula when it gave the license to Beenox, which delivered the solidly received Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions.  12 months later, the same […]

Mike Kelly's "Saw In the Head" Animated Short Update

During last year’s Kung Fu week, we featured Mike Kelly’s Red Dragon flip book animation on the blog. This fight sequence was influenced heavily by Bruce Lee’s films. Mike’s admiration of Bruce Lee and his own knowledge of martial arts become quite clear by the time you’re done watching it. Mike is about to begin the […]

The Looney Tunes Show - "Working Duck" Recap

  “After falling asleep during work hours, Daffy ends up fired from his job as a security guard. After he informs Bugs, the wabbit in anger kicks him out of his house. Daffy is then forced to get a job as a Muffin salesman at a local company where he eventually meets his boss..Foghorn Leghorn” […]

Dark Horse Comics: Orchid #1 Review

Set in a dystopian future, Tom Morello’s Orchid aspires to tell a story on the epic scale of Lord of the Rings, injected with a class consciousness. According to Morello, he wanted there to be a great disparity between the social classes. All of the characters are either live in extreme poverty or excess. The […]

Fate/Zero - "Scream of a Mad Beast" - Episode 5 Recap

When Rider enters the battlefield, rather than fight he asks Lancer and Saber whether or not they’d be interested in forming an alliance with him and conquering the world. The two immediately shoot down his offer and question what kind of idiot would ask something so insulting. Rider of course means no harm; he just […]

Last Exile: Fam, The Silver Wing - "Light Square" Recap

Ah, now that’s more like it. As if on cue “Light Square” takes this series in a direction I’d hoped it would go, altering course to get away from the relentless barrage of one event after another and into the business of telling a story. After we witness the close of a battle meant to […]

Cool Stuff: The Backwater Gospel

A local guitar-playing vagrant announces the coming of the Undertaker to the God-fearing congregation of the church in a backwater 1930’s Dust Bowl town. While the Undertaker waits patiently at the town square, the Minister riles the townspeople up and convinces them the tramp is the source of their distress and that his death will […]

Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes - "Breakout: Part 1" Recap

Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Ant-Man and Wasp have defeated some of the most powerful, dangerous Super-Villains on the planet. And once defeated, those criminals are housed in the super-villain prisons. But now, on a day like none other, those prisons open wide, simultaneously releasing ever single villain in a breakout like the world has never […]

Guilty Crown - "void-sampling" - Episode 3 Recap

Having turned down Gai’s offer to join the Funeral Parlors (in my first recap I referred to them as the Undertakers, FUNi is using a different translation), Shu Ouma thought he had returned to his normal life. As he sits in class pondering whether or not he made the right decision, his professor states that […]

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