Articles By Michael Lafferty
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Wed, May 4th, 2011 | Category: Video Games
It is a busy month for gaming and that means plenty of options for gamers. Whether first-person shooters, role-playing games or a tie-in to "Thor," May has something to tickle every fancy.
Fri, April 15th, 2011 | Category: Video Games
Outside of the anticipated release of "Mortal Kombat," April has a bit of a shooter bent to it, with the action heating up as we head into the warmer days of Spring thanks to "SOCOM4," "Conduit 2" and more.
Mon, March 28th, 2011 | Category: Video Games
You don't tug on Superman's cape, you don't spit into the wind and according to writer Christos Gage, when making a video game about an iconic Marvel character, you "do not take liberties with Captain America!"
Wed, March 9th, 2011 | Category: Video Games
Crank down the thermostat in the house because March has a hot line-up of video-games that will warm gaming hearts everywhere including "Dragon Age 2," "Homefront," "MLB 11 The Show" and more.
Wed, February 23rd, 2011 | Category: Video Games
The long-awaited sequel unleashes mayhem on the masses as old-school side-scrolling battles give way to deep combat in "Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds," providing players a vibrant, graphical delight.
Thu, February 3rd, 2011 | Category: Video Games
Video game and comic book aficionados should get set for some fast-paced combat -- the long-awaited, heavily anticipated "Marvel Vs. Capcom 3" is on the way to consoles in February!
Sun, January 30th, 2011 | Category: Video Games
The potential was there for "DC Universe Online" to claim the title of the definitive super hero MMO, but the game has problems and that leaves the door open for any number of challengers to claim the crown.
Fri, January 14th, 2011 | Category: Video Games
Iconic characters, 3-D animated characters, bumpers and silver balls all mean another ZEN Studios game, this time based on the Marvel U. CBR talks to ZEN's Mel Kirk about their latest effort.
Wed, January 5th, 2011 | Category: Video Games
Some big titles will be hitting store shelves at the start of the new year, and it all begins with DC Comics' massively multiplayer adventure running through the streets of Metropolis, Gotham and beyond.
Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books
We jumped in, flew around and dropped a few arch-enemies as the "DC Universe Online" beta went into full swing, offering players a chance to customize their characters, battle villains and run alongside the Flash.
Tue, December 14th, 2010 | Category: Video Games
CBR takes a look at the year that was and names our picks for the top video game releases of 2010, from new franchises to well received sequels and special attention for the best video game with comic book ties.
Thu, December 9th, 2010 | Category: Video Games
December is a sparse month when it comes to noteworthy, top-tier titles, but there are still a few releases in the pipeline that help make the holidays bright for gamers, not the least of which is "WoW: Cataclysm."
Mon, December 6th, 2010 | Category: Video Games
We spoke with Jason Gholston, the producer of "Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet," about bringing the popular cartoon and classic comic storyline to video game consoles.
Tue, November 9th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books
With one major release being delayed until 2011, November's offerings are somewhat lean, but that doesn't mean there's no A-list titles shipping with "Epic Mickey and "Call of Duty" hitting the pre-holiday shelves.
Mon, October 4th, 2010 | Category: Video Games
While the weather is cooling down outside, the action is heating up on gaming platforms with popular franchises releasing new adventures, including "Fable III," "Catlevania: Lords of Shadow," "Medal of Honor" and more.
Fri, October 1st, 2010 | Category: Video Games
While the medium of video games is unarguably more interactive than that of comic books, game developer BioWare weighed in with CBR News on the similarities between their respective approaches to storytelling.
Fri, October 1st, 2010 | Category: Video Games
CBR News spoke with developer Tameem Antoniades about "ENSLAVED: Odyssey to the West," the new game from Ninja Theory that takes an epic novel of the 16th century into the future in an amazing visceral way.
Tue, September 21st, 2010 | Category: Video Games
Wayforward's "Batman: The Brave and the Bold – The Videogame" places players squarely in the world of the cartoon series providing a side-scroller that is fun for fans of the cartoon and newcomers alike.
Sat, September 18th, 2010 | Category: Video Games
"Halo: Reach" for the Xbox 360 is impressive, featuring changes to the menu, extensive customization options, robust campaign and multiplayer modes making this the cream of the FPS crop for the year.
Fri, September 17th, 2010 | Category: Video Games
In our final interview with WayForward, CBR and game director Adam Tierney delved into the game's villains, the music and balancing it all together to create a compelling gaming experience.