MMORPGs tend to be epic medieval adventures in not-quite-Europe, or science-fiction odysseys in the depths of space. Age of Wushu bucks that trend by letting you leap and soar and spin-kick your way through ancient China, but is its martial mayhem actually fun to play? Hit the jump to see where Age of Wushu excels, and where it needs more training!
DC's stable of iconic heroes and villains have never had much luck in the fighting game department, but NetherRealm Studios has aimed to change all that with Injustice: Gods Among Us. Has the Mortal Kombat developer made a super hit, or is it Justice League Task Force all over again? Hit the jump for our full review!
Fanart Friday returns to its regularly scheduled programming, continuing April's "colors" theme! This week, it's all about BLUE, so hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring characters from PreCure, Tiger & Bunny, Pokémon, and much more!
For every long-running JUMP franchise or insanely popular light novel series that's almost definitely going to get an anime adaptation, there are plenty of titles that get left in the dust, no matter how popular they are (or aren't, as the case may be). After the jump, CRN writer Nate Ming goes through his bookshelf and picks out four titles that he thinks should get the anime treatment!
Fanart Friday is armed and armored in Tony Stark's red and gold, getting ready for the release of Iron Man: Rise of Technovore! Rocket past the jump for a look back at some of Iron Man's most memorable friends and foes from his long comics history as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
Fanart Friday usually deals in character themes, or series-specific themes, but this week--looking at the art side of fanart--we'll be focusing on color, starting with RED! Hit the jump to see which characters paint the town red through design or attitude, with favorite faces from Sailor Moon, TRIGUN, Fate/zero, Hellsing and many more!
Younger brothers and sisters account for some of the most insanely popular characters in all of anime and manga--as well as a surprising number of main characters! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces of favorite younger siblings from Fullmetal Alchemist, Sword Art Online, Code Geass, Yu-gi-Oh! and many more!
Luigi's back, armed with the Poltergust 5000 and ready to take on the worst the afterlife has to offer! Okay, that's taking it a little too far, but Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon is a fun, clever adventure game that really shows the benefits of simple, efficient game design! Check out our review after the jump!
With the Locust War over and the human race saved, where else can Epic's Gears of War franchise go? Back in time, it seems, with Gears of War: Judgment! Does Judgment live up to the standards set by the original trilogy? Check our full review after the jump!
Fanart Friday has a long and storied history (of a year and a half) featuring epic battle, excessive fanservice of the male and female varieties, and one very fondly-remembered hot springs episode. Hit the jump to take a look back at some of our favorite fan-made masterpieces from the last six months!
While they're consistent chart-toppers in Japan, Capcom's Monster Hunter action-RPGs haven't gained as much traction overseas. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is the latest in the epic loot-grinding series, but is it only for the MonHun faithful? Is it a good place to start for rookie Hunters? Check our full review of the 3DS and Wii U versions after the jump!
Capcom's Darkstalkers series has been on a very long hiatus--it's been sixteen years since the last title was seen in arcades in the US! With the Night Warriors returning thanks to the Darkstalkers Resurrection HD compilation, are the monster-based fighting games still relevant today? Or are they just relics of their time, best left sealed away? Check our full review after the jump!
It's not often that Fanart Friday covers a single video game franchise, but this is a special installment for a special time. Darkstalkers has been away for far too long, so hit the jump and celebrate its return with fanart of fan-favorite characters spanning the entire series!
Lara Croft was once the sultry, cheesy action starlet of video games, but now she's a terrifying vision of revenge and desperation, caked in blood and grime and armed with a climbing axe. Is it a good change? Is the rebooted Tomb Raider actually fun to play? What about all the controversial trailers? Hit the jump for our full review!
This week, Fanart Friday takes a look at fan-made masterpieces of some of the greatest video game mascots, past and present! Hit the jump to check out stellar fanart from The Legend of Zelda, Uncharted, Dragon Quest and much more!