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CBR Games Roundup May, 2011:

CBR Games Roundup May, 2011: "Thor," "D&D" & More

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.

"Darkness II" Teaser Trailer, Box Art Released

2K Games has released box art, new screen shots and a teaser trailer for their anticipated sequel to the popular 2007 title. "The Darkness II," based on the Top Cow series, hits stores on October 4.

Bendis To Script Free-To-Play Marvel MMO

Bendis To Script Free-To-Play Marvel MMO

CBR's Report from Thursday's event on Marvel and Gazillion Entertainment's in development MMO game reveals news of a script by Brian Bendis, playable characters from the Marvel U and its status as a free-to-play game.

April Games Roundup:

April Games Roundup: "Mortal Kombat," "SOCOM 4"

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.

WC11: Spider-Man: Edge of Time Panel

WC11: Spider-Man: Edge of Time Panel

Everyone's favorite webslinger returns to video games this fall, and the crew working on his adventure, including writer Peter David and the 'voice' of Peter Parker, Josh Keaton, converged on WonderCon to talk details.

New Screenshots from

New Screenshots from "Green Lantern" Game

Warner Bros. has released new screenshots from their upcoming "Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters" video game set in the movie's continuity and featuring the voice of Ryan Reynolds in the role of Hal Jordan.


WC11: "Spider-Man: Edge of Time" Demo

The Amazing Spider-Man and Spiderman 2099 collide in a Peter David-penned story for the Beenox-developed, Activision-published "Spider-Man: Edge of Time".

Activision Takes Spider-Man to the

Activision Takes Spider-Man to the "Edge of Time"

Activision and Marvel have announced "Spider-Man: Edge of Time," a new Peter David-scripted game in which players will take on the persona of Peter Parker's alter ego and his 2099 counterpart.

Gage Brings Captain America to Video Games

Gage Brings Captain America to 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!"


New "Thor," "Captain America" & "X-Men" Game Pics

SEGA has released new screenshots for their "Thor: God of Thunder" and "Captain America: The First Avenger" movie tie-in games while Activision has released new shots and character info for "X-Men Destiny."

CBR Previews SEGA's

CBR Previews SEGA's "Thor," "Captain America" Games

CBR News previewed SEGA's upcoming "Thor" and "Captain America" movie tie-in games and spoke with the developers about their goals in adapting Marvel's cinematic universe to the gaming screen.


VIDEO: "Batman: Arkham City" Gameplay Trailer

Warner Bros and DC Entertainment have released a trailer featuring the first look at gameplay footage from "Batman: Arkham City." The Rocksteady Studios game is slated for release on October 18, 2011.

Batman Visits

Batman Visits "Arkham City" in October

Warner Bros. Interactive and DC Entertainment have announced their highly anticipated video game, "Batman: Arkham City," developed by Rocksteady Games, will hit stores October 18.

CBR Games Roundup: March, 2011

CBR Games Roundup: March, 2011

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.

The CBR Review:

The CBR Review: "Marvel Vs Capcom 3"

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.

Telltale Talks

Telltale Talks "Walking Dead," "Fables" Games

Telltale Games has announced video games based on Robert Kirkman's "Walking Dead," Bill Willingham's "Fables," and more. CBR spoke with some of the minds behind the digital-first games publisher for more details.

Lee on the Beginning of

Lee on the Beginning of "DC Universe Online"

One month in and an army of characters later, CBR News spoke with Jim Lee about "DC Universe Online's" PC and PS3 launch, fan reaction, February's new content and how it all expands the DC brand.

SEGA Signs Evans for

SEGA Signs Evans for "Captain America" Game

SEGA has announced Chris Evans will reprise his role as Steve Rogers, voicing Captain America for the "Captain America: Super Soldier" movie tie-in video game while releasing four new screenshots from the game.


New "Batman: Arkham City" Screenshots Show Joker, Harley Quinn

Warner Bros. and Rocksteady Games have released four new screenshots from the heavily anticipated "Batman: Arkham City" featuring Batman, Harley Quinn and the Joker in all his demented glory.

Top Cow And 2K Announce

Top Cow And 2K Announce "Darkness II" Game

Continuing the story launched in the 2007 hit video game, Top Cow Entertainment is again partnering with 2K Games for the Paul Jenkins penned "The Darkness II" set to debut this fall.


VIDEO: "Marvel VS. Capcom 3" Final Boss Revealed

Capcom has released video and screengrabs of the final boss in "Marvel VS. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds" revealing the uber-villain to be none other than the devourer of worlds: Galactus!

Fans Get A Taste of

Fans Get A Taste of "Marvel VS. Capcom 3"

Last week, fans and media converged on Los Angeles for an advance look at and chance to play "Marvel VS. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds," a video game a decade in the making.

CBR Games Roundup: February, 2011

CBR Games Roundup: February, 2011

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!

Rocksteady Releases New

Rocksteady Releases New "Arkham City" Screenshots

Rocksteady Studios and DC Entertainment have released new screenshots from the upcoming "Batman: Arkham City" video game scheduled to hit consoles and PCs in Fall 2011.

The CBR Review:

The CBR Review: "DC Universe Online"

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.

VIDEO: Sentinel, Hsien-ko Join

VIDEO: Sentinel, Hsien-ko Join "Marvel vs. Capcom 3"

Capcom and Marvel Entertainment have revealed two new playable characters joining the fray in the heavily anticipated "Marvel vs. Capcom 3" -- Sentinel and Hsien-ko!

Bumping the

Bumping the "Marvel Pinball" Table with ZEN Studios

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.

CBR Games Roundup: January, 2011

CBR Games Roundup: January, 2011

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.

Is A

Is A "Secret Wars" Video Game Brewing?

Marvel has filed a trademark claim for the term "Secret Wars" in relation to video games and beyond, but what does this mean for gaming comic fans? ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose takes a look and breaks down the possibilities.

"DC Universe Online" Gets Official Release Date

Sony Online Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced January 11, 2011 as the official release date for the delayed and heavily anticipated "DC Universe Online" video game.

CBR's Year in Video Games

CBR's Year in 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.

CBR Games Roundup: December 2010

CBR Games Roundup: December 2010

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."


VIDEO: "Batman: Arkham City" Teaser

Rocksteady Studios, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Interactive have released the first official teaser trailer for the heavily anticipated "Batman: Arkham City" video game, due in stores Fall, 2011.

Jumping Into Action with Marvel's

Jumping Into Action with Marvel's "Super Hero Squad"

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.

Hemsworth, Hiddleston Join SEGA's

Hemsworth, Hiddleston Join SEGA's "Thor" Cast

SEGA has announced that Chris Hemsorth and Tom Hiddleston will reprise their roles from "Thor" in the company's video game tie-in to the heavily anticipated Marvel Studios movie.

Enter Poison Ivy's Lair in

Enter Poison Ivy's Lair in "DCU Online"

Sony Online Entertainment and DC Entertainment have released new images from "DC Universe Online" MMO, including looks at Gorilla Island, the Ulta-Humanite, Poison Ivy's lair, J/onn Jonzz and more.


EXCLUSIVE: "DC Universe Online" Screenshots

CBR presents 14 exclusive screenshots from the highly anticipated "DC Universe Online" featuring a variety of player created characters in combat, from technology-based heroes and villains to magic users and more.

Wolfman Writes

Wolfman Writes "DC Universe Online"

We spoke with legendary "Teen Titans" and "Crisis on Infinite Earths" writer Marv Wolfman about his role on the long-awaited MMO "DC Universe Online," arriving in stores early 2011. Eager to play it? So is he.


Directing "DC Universe Online"

CBR News spoke with Chris Cao, Game Director of "DC Universe Online," about his experience developing Sony Online Entertainment's next big thing, the problems that entails, what players could expect at launch and more.


CBR's "DC Universe Online" Studio Visit

CBR News toured Sony Online Entertainment's Austin HQ for a look behind the curtains at the "DC Universe Online," insight into the development process, new details on the game itself and a hands-on experience.