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Heder Lays Out

Heder Lays Out "X-Men: Destiny"

With "X-Men: Destiny," Activision and Silicon Knights hope to create a very different kind of X-Men game. CBR News spoke with producer Doug Heder about what sets this game apart from prior efforts.

Creating Spidey's

Creating Spidey's "Edge of Time"

CBR News spoke with Activision Associate Producer Dennis Bernardo about the upcoming "Spider-Man: Edge of Time" video game, the challenges of creating dual-timeline gameplay and all things web-slinger.

CBR Previews

CBR Previews "X-Men: Destiny"

CBR previews the Mike Carey-scripted "X-Men: Destiny" which features an alternate timeline where Professor X is dead, Colossus leads the X-Men and Gambit heads up the villains. Plus, a look at the E3 trailer!


Telltale's "The Walking Dead" Rises at E3

While Telltale Games' "The Walking dead" video game adaptation features a new protagonist and follows a different timeline than the comic and television series, it remains true to Robert Kirkman's vision.

Best Buy Offers Playable Robin Character For “Batman: Arkham City” Pre-Orders

Best Buy Offers Playable Robin Character For “Batman: Arkham City” Pre-Orders

Gamers have been wondering what, if any, role Robin will have in the upcoming “Batman: Arkham City.” Well, they got their answer this weekend from an unusual source – Best Buy.

CBR's Favorite Superhero Pinball Machines

CBR's Favorite Superhero Pinball Machines

Video games are great, but nothing beats a good superhero-themed pinball machine! CBR has a guide to the best of the best, including tables dedicated to Iron Man, Hulk, Superman, Batman and more!

Preview: SEGA's

Preview: SEGA's "Captain America: Super Soldier"

CBR News previewed SEGA's upcoming "Captain America: Super Soldier" video game which ties into the upcoming Marvel Studios film and weighs in on whether the Captain makes the grade.

New Trailer for

New Trailer for "Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters" Debuts

Warner Bros. has released a launch trailer for "Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters." Taking place in the same universe as the movie, the game features the voice and likeness of star Ryan Reynolds.

Spider-Man Reaches the

Spider-Man Reaches the "Edge of Time"

"Spider-Man: Edge of Time's" playable character list is half that of "Shattered Dimensions" but should more than make up for it through a Peter David scripted story, fun gameplay and the expected Spidey heroics.

E3 Trailer for

E3 Trailer for "Spider-Man: Edge of Time"

Activision and Beenox have released the E3 trailer and screencaps from "Spider-Man: Edge of Time" featuring gameplay footage and cut scenes from the Peter David-written video game.

10 Most Replayable Comic Book Video Games Ever

10 Most Replayable Comic Book Video Games Ever

With so many comic book-based video games over the years, it's hard to pick the best -- so CBR has done it for you with our list of the 10 most replayable comic games of all time!

SEGA Releases New

SEGA Releases New "Captain America: Super Soldier" Trailer

SEGA has debuted a new "prologue trailer" for "Captain America: Super Soldier," the July 19 releasing video game based on the upcoming Cap movie starring Chris Evans and Hugo Weaving.

CBR's Best Batman Video Games of All TIme

CBR's Best Batman Video Games of All TIme

With the release of "Batman: Arkham City" fast approaching, CBR takes a look at the history of the Dark Knight in video games and presents our picks for the best to feature Gotham City's defender.

"Ra's Al Ghul's Revenge" Hits DCU Online

Sony Online Entertainment hosted a roundtable interview with "DC Universe Online" game directors to discuss the next content update, "Ra's Al Ghul's Revenge," and the Swamp Thing spring event. UPDATED with new screenshots.

Reliving a Gaming Classic:

Reliving a Gaming Classic: "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"

With a "Thor" game on the shelves now and "Captain America" and "Green Lantern" making the leap form movies to consoles, we look back at "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," an example of movie gaming done right.

Kirk & Baker Play

Kirk & Baker Play "Marvel Pinball: Fantastic Four"

Marvel's Chris Baker and Zen Studios Mel Kirk spoke with CBR News about the process involved in developing a Fantastic Four pinball table and why fans of the characters should love the results.

"Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters" 3DS Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive has released a new trailer for the Nintendo 3DS version of "Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters" along with new renders of Hal Jordan, Sinestro and Kilowog.

"X-Men: Destiny" Introduces Grant Alexander

Activision and Marvel Entertainment have revealed Grant Alexander, a new mutant set to debut in this Fall's "X-Men: Destiny" video game scripted by "X-Men Legacy" writer Mike Carey.

Hands-On with

Hands-On with"Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters"

"Green Lantern" invades movie theaters on June 17, but the DC Comics hero also stars in his first video game this summer. CBR News has first impressions from the "Rise of the Manhunters" video game.

WB Announces Batman-inspired FPS Game,

WB Announces Batman-inspired FPS Game, "Gotham City Imposters"

Warner Bros. Interactive has announced a downloadable first person shooter game, "Gotham City Imposters," based on the Batman universe and set for launch later this year.

Spider-Man's Top 10 Video Game Appearances

Spider-Man's Top 10 Video Game Appearances

The webslinger's starred in numerous games over the years, but which is his greatest? With "Spider-Man: Edge of Time" arriving later this year, CBR dug down to choose Spidey's Top 10 video games!

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.