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Gage Brings Captain America to Video Games

Video Game

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!"

CBR Games Roundup: March, 2011

Video Game

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: "Marvel Vs Capcom 3"

Video Game

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.

CBR Games Roundup: February, 2011

Video Game

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!

The CBR Review: "DC Universe Online"

Video Game

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.

CBR Games Roundup: January, 2011

Video Game

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.

CBR Previews the "DC Universe Online" Beta

Comics

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.

CBR's Year in Video Games

Video Game

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

Video Game

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."

CBR Games Roundup: November 2010

Comics

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.

CBR Games Roundup: October 2010

Video Game

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.

The Parallels of RPGs & Comic Books

Video Game

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.

Ninja Theory's "Odyssey to the West"

Video Game

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.

The CBR Review: "HALO: Reach"

Video Game

"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.

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