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  • Blog Post: Seen At E3 2015

    It's E3 time again, which means a lot of structures are being erected in honor of the industry's most exciting video games, and we took pictures of them. We will surely become intimately familiar with these balloons when we get our hands on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain later this year... More
  • Blog Post: Disney Infinity 3.0 Meets Mario Kart In The Speedway Toy Box

    The Toy Box game sets represent genre-specific alternate experiences for Disney Infinity. Past Toy Box games were built entirely using the in-game creation tools and included Thor’s Assault on Asgard and Guardians of the Galaxy’s Escape from the Kyln, which were tower-defense and dungeon... More
  • Blog Post: Read This Comic! Secret Wars #1

    Sometimes, individual comic issues are too good to not share. Secret Wars is the culmination of some big and very long term plans set by the Marvel writing team, and its effects on the near future of the Marvel Comics universe are profound. If you’re a longtime reader, Secret Wars wraps up numerous... More
  • Blog Post: The Best Marvel Games In History

    Like many licensed properties, Marvel has had a mixed relationship with the video game world. From questionable early Commodore 64 games to some cash-hungry mobile games in recent years, not every Marvel game is worth remembering. But amid some duds, we’ve been treated to several excellent releases... More
  • Blog Post: Gaming Needs Some Of That 'Daredevil' Magic

    If you’re looking for a piece lamenting a lack of a Daredevil solo game, I must disappoint you. This isn’t that (though if you’re here to rally for such a thing, I am with you). This weekend, I began watching Netflix’s excellent Daredevil series. I’m not all the way through... More
  • Blog Post: Seven Improvements TT Games Needs To Make To Lego Avengers

    There is no shortage of Lego games – they seem to propagate with the speed of a rabbit farm. Thankfully, TT Games' Lego titles have been consistently entertaining for years. Still, the developer could always improve its work, and we have a few suggestions that will take its recently announced... More
  • Blog Post: Opinion: Marvel Needs To Fix Its Gaming Division

    Over the last several years our culture has experienced a superhero renaissance. Marvel Comics has helped lead this push with its foray into the motion pictures industry, creating one of the most consistent theatrical runs since Pixar and Alfred Hitchcock. A few decades ago, only the most elite geek... More
  • Blog Post: How Every Game Developer Has Gotten Spider-Man Wrong

    If the Batman Arkham games proved anything, it's that comic book-based video games can be highly polished AAA titles in addition to their fan service. Batman: Arkham City could have starred an unlicensed character named Jimmy the Cowled Owl and it still would have been an amazing game. However, those... More
  • Blog Post: Five Franchises Telltale Games Should Do Next

    If you’ve played either The Walking Dead or the first episode of The Wolf Among Us, you know that Telltale Games has honed in on a formula for presenting narrative games in a way that is exciting, accessible, and emotionally powerful. Here are my picks for five other beloved franchises I’d... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Deadpool

    We've reviewed Deadpool and will be live streaming his antics later on today, but that doesn't mean you can't watch him in action right now. In the video below, you'll get to see the early sequence of the game involving the wisecracking hero hanging out at his apartment, blowing up sex... More
  • Blog Post: Live Stream – Deadpool

    The merc with a mouth makes his gaming debut in a starring role today, and we're ready for whatever quips he'll throw our way. Reiner has already posted his thoughts in his review , and he'll be joining me today as I play two hours of the new High Moon Studios title. At 4pm Central, click... More
  • Blog Post: Marvelous: Connecting Video Games And Comics

    Marvel is one of the hottest brands in pop culture. Films like Spider-Man and The Avengers and games like Marvel vs. Capcom and Marvel Ultimate Alliance have proved that the company’s characters have a lot of appeal outside a comic book store. To better understand the fan crossover between video... More
  • Blog Post: Creating The Best Lego Cutscenes

    Who would have thought that the mild-mannered Duncan Kinnaird was the director for some of the most entertaining cutscenes in all of gaming. Putting a bizarre, comedic twist on famous scenes or characters has always been a staple of the Lego series from TT Games, and Duncan has been steering the evolution... More
  • Blog Post: How To Get Paid For Playing With Legos

    Carl Greatrix and the rest of the model team at Traveller's Tales ensure that every Lego model in the games can be built by fans. Using official Lego pieces, they construct everything that you see in the game by hand or with digital recreations. It seems like a great job, but it's not without... More
  • Blog Post: Playing Spider-Man In Lego Marvel Super Heroes

    Choosing to branch out from the Marvel film universe and include the entire brand's cast of characters in Lego Marvel Super Heroes was a bold move for TT Games. Arguably the biggest question was what to do with a Lego version of Spider-Man. The team at Traveller's Tales decided to embrace the... More
  • Blog Post: Darth Maul to Deadpool: Designing Lego Characters

    Character artists Neil Crofts and Will Thompson spend their days staring into icy black eyes. Fortunately, those eyes belong to adorable Lego figures. Neil and Will have years of experience bringing figures to life, both through adapting the official Lego designs to work within the games and creating... More
  • Blog Post: Designing The Stark Tower Level in Lego Marvel Super Heroes

    With a healthy mix of action and puzzles, the Lego games have refined their level design with every new game. The wealth of characters in Lego Marvel Super Heroes gives the designers plenty of options when designing puzzles and obstacles for the player to overcome. While visiting Traveller's Tales... More
  • Blog Post: Your Video Primer For Lego Marvel Super Heroes

    Intrigued by the idea of TT Games and Lego tackling the Marvel universe but are hungry for more information? We've got you covered. While visiting the Traveller's Tales studio for this month's cover story, game director Arthur Parsons and producer Phil Ring explained the high level challenges... More
  • Blog Post: Animating The Incredible Hulk In Lego Marvel Super Heroes

    Lego designed their version of the the Incredible Hulk when creating the sets for their Lego Marvel Super Heroes toy line, but now the development team at Traveller's Tales has to animate him. As the first of Lego's "big figs," the Hulk was a satisfying challenge for Paul Munro and... More
  • Blog Post: How TT Games Began In A Galaxy Far Away

    Starting with Lego Star Wars in 2005, TT Games has created a juggernaut in gaming. While visiting the Traveller's Tales studio in Knutsford, England for the Lego Marvel Super Heroes cover story we took the opportunity to learn the full history of TT Games and the popular Lego games. Watch the video... More
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