Derby #291: Video Game Titles Reinterpreted. Here’s my pitch for a movie for a super hero movie: so there’s this teenaged kid, okay, and he notices that whenever he walks under street lights, they turn off. So that gets him thinking like, Whoa wait, am I electrically charged?! So he […]
Shredder and the Foot Clan had better watch out! The only thing this mutated Turtle loves more than chomping on pizza pellets is battling (and eating) Ninja Ghosts! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles meet Pacman in this retro mash-up. Raphael, Michaelangelo and Leonardo also available.
John McClane has been bashing around for a few years now bringing down any terrorist who threatens the United States. From office towers in lock-down to planes held hostage to the reserve bank being cleaned out, each Die Hard movie plays out like a video game. And with the release of the awesomely named […]
Thank you, game controllers. Thank you for giving us the mastery over our video lives that we always lacked in our real ones. Thank you for abetting our crippling addiction, driving us further into pixel-based simulacra and away from the dwindling pool of people who actually care about us. Thank […]
Sometime switching careers doesn’t workout. The differences between being say, a Black Knight guarding a bridge and a plumber-cum-adventurer can be insurmountable. And yet sometimes you get the invincibility star and you get exactly what you want… The Black Knight always triumphs! You yellow-bellied mushroom bastards! I’ll bite your delicious legs off! […]
Do you think your invincible? Do you fight beyond your means and skill when playing Fallout OR when crossing swords with the King of England? Do you think strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is a basis for a system of government, or rather, that supreme executive power is derived from […]
There are support groups out there for all sorts of things these days, including groups for arcade game villains wanting to cast off the stigma of villainy and dreaming of heroism. Yet what of comic book heroes feeling the never-ending stress and unrelenting responsibilities of protecting the world 24 hours a […]