360: Batman: Arkham City

Review: Much like the game that came before it, Batman: Arkham City is an excellent 3rd person game with Real Batman-like Action that does a pretty good job of weaving the disparate plans of several villains all stuck within the eponymous quarantine zone into a cohesive narrative.  While this game is billed as an Open […]

Batman: Arkham City [impressions]

The original Arkham Asylum game was great, and really proved that a studio that understood the essence of the modern Batman character could produce a fantastic game.  In many ways, it’s stunning it took so long to get here.  Batman IS the typical PC in a video game: peak athletic form, tons of equipment hidden […]

TV: Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Review: Recently I’ve taken some time out to watch the backlog of recorded The Brave and Bold episodes I had on my DVR before disconnecting my cable.  I had heard a great deal of good things about this series being sort of a love song to the silver age Batman comics and, more directly, the […]

Comic: Batgirl: Year One (by Scott Beatty & Chuck Dixon)

Review: I came across this graphic novel (originally published serially from Feb – Oct 2003) tangentially.  I was reading up on Lauren Montgomery, who is really the first animation director I’ve followed since Bruce Timm (and, to no ones surprise, they were frequent collaborators recently) and I found out that before she left Warner Premiere […]

Site Upgrade, Dark Knight, and Avatar: The Last Airbender

Upgrade! First off, there was an upgrade on Sunday of the blog.  WordPress went from 2.5 to 2.6 last week and Rogue-Penguin followed over the weekend.  It didn’t go as smoothly as I had hoped.  It is very possible that everyone’s passwords have been screwed up.  If this is the case, please send me an […]