Xbox chief Phil Spencer has heard from the skeptics. They think that what he’s doing with Xbox means that Microsoft is giving up on consoles, or even going third party. That’s all wrong, he told me during an extensive interview in Los Angeles last week, where we discussed his vision for Xbox, the recently announced…
Maneater is an open-world action game presented as a reality show about a vengeful shark, narrated by SNL and Archer’s Chris Parnell. Somehow, that’s not the strangest part of it. This Tripwire-developed passion project has you chomping your way through several underwater ecosystems, growing and evolving as you go, allowing you to enter harsher waters, all while terrorising the surface world on the hunt for your meaty end-goal. It’s basically F**ko the Dolphin.
In a hands-off demo at E3, my first impression is that Maneater looks far nicer than expected, an oversaturated city casting harsh neon light over a polluted bay as a single fin pokes out of the swell. My second [...]
You may think you know Superman’s origin story forward and back by now, but there’s always room for a few changes. That’s the takeaway from the first issue of Superman: Year One, as writer Frank Miller and artist John Romita, Jr. chronicle the formative years of the Man of Steel in the Dark Knight Returns universe.
Read on to find out the major changes this story makes to an established formula, and why this version of Superman’s origin is darker than the norm.Superman’s New Power
Superman is well-known for being one of the strongest heroes in the DC Universe, but it’s comparatively rare for comics to focus on Clark [...]