Author: Carri Raffy Abenoja

Last year was filled with really great games but only two stood out for me – God of War and Spider-Man. I wanted to write about the former, but that title was already taken by another writer (curses!). Nevertheless, I still am happy to get the dibs on my most favorite Marvel superhero’s latest video game – Spider-Man. Insomniac Games’ take on Spider-Man is far from perfect. The title comes with hilarious bugs and glitches, like NPCs randomly floating to God knows where, and Spider-Man himself going out of bounds. This new entry has also thrown in a lot of…

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Everything you need to know about Spider-Man is in his name and theme song: he can spin a web of any size to catch crooks like they are flies, and he’s strong because of his radioactive blood. He also has a lot of video games under his name. And I mean a “lot” a lot. Since the dawn of time (1982 to be exact), developers have marveled (see what I did there? Heh) around the fact that Spidey is the perfect candidate for a superhero game franchise. However, only a handful of them stood out from the others, with 2004’s…

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Death. Five letters, one word. It sounds small, but it’s actually huge and scary. People always associate the word with sorrows and mourning. Death. It may cause others to be in a full-blank state when it visits their loved ones. Death. You just can’t run away from it, no matter what you do. Death. It’s gloomy, it’s lonely. Right? But add another word before that and you’d get something that’s actually worth experiencing, and even gain a lesson or two. Say hello to Zoink’s Flipping Death. (Am I doing this intro thing right, or do I have to be cheesier?…

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