Spider-Man (2018) – Review

Superhero games are hard, often constructed for a marketing deadline, like a film based on the same IP. We’ve been making these since 1979 and you can only count the great ones on one hand if we’re eliminating tertiary inclusions like any of the LEGO games, which all have the same basic framework regardless of the property they’re adapting (much […]

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Review: Alpha – Dogs, an origin story

Alpha (2018)

Alpha is a fictionalized telling of how early man first domesticated wolves (or how wolves became man’s best friend). Set 20,000 years ago the story follows the son of a tribe’s chief, named Keda, as he joins the men of the tribe for his first bison hunt. Keda soon finds himself injured and separated from the tribe. Far from home and with no help in sight, he finds an unlikely companion in the form of an injured wolf. Together the two embark on the long journey to return home and form a relationship that would forever change man and canine forever.

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Review: Mario and Luigi: Dream Team

Poor Luigi. Despite his lithe physique, vibrant green coveralls and a much better coifed mustache than his genetic counterpart, he was relegated to “little bro” status from the get-go. With Nintendo proclaiming 2013 the “Year of Luigi,” you’d think the guy would finally get a break (well, besides the phenomenal Luigi’s Mansion), but no matter how incredibly fun Mario & […]

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Review: Remember Me

Produced by Dontnod Studios and published by Capcom, Remember Me is an adrenaline-fueled action-adventure game set in a cyberpunk dystopia in which human memory has become commoditized and monopolized by a giant corporation called Memorize. You play as a talented rebel “memory hunter” named Nilin, who begins the game in prison with her memory removed. Under the guidance of a […]

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Film Review: Disconnect (2012) – “Crash” for the Facebook Generation

There is no denying that we live in an age where more than ever we are actively pulled out of our real lives and into an alternate one, a digital life. We increasingly live lives where we barely interact with people in person for days yet have an active social life in the ever-increasing digital playground available to us through […]

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