Archive for November 19, 2016
Creating something that stands the test of time is no easy feat, let alone creating something that can stay relevant and maintain a firm, devoted fanbase that spans decades and cultures. In fifty years, Star Trek has produced 546 hours of entertainment through five TV series and thirteen movies. It has told hundreds of stories with thousands of original characters. Admittedly, not all those characters were classic— some seemed to exist just because we can’t have nice things— but Star Trek is a journey, and sometimes it’s not about the destination; it’s about who you traveled with.
Listing and ranking a small fraction of characters out of thousands isn’t the easiest feat either. The goal was to mix personal taste with importance ...
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Nowadays, the concept of licensed games don’t carry the stigma they once did. Gems like the Arkham series, the Lego games, and about two dozen Marvel games have proven that a game company can take a licensed character and come up with a competent game. Famously, the release of Atari 2600’s E.T. the Extraterrestrial game seemed to signal the doom of the home console market, as it made up the bulk of 700,000 cartridges dumped in a landfill. It was Nintendo, and their landmark Nintendo Entertainment System, that revived the console corpse.
Despite the Nintendo Seal of Quality, there were plenty of crap games for the system. Licensed games were often egregious ...
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NOTE: This article contains SPOILERS for “He-Man/ThunderCats” #1 & 2
It’s a crossover three decades in the making: one, a superpowered prince from a far away paradise at the center of the universe, the other a young leader of the survivors of a proud warrior race. But while children may have spent days, months, years debating what could bring them together, DC Comics has finally done it with their new crossover, He-Man/ThunderCats. The best news? DC and Mattel actually found a way to merge these two properties that won’t just satisfy fans – it just might delight them.
With two issues now released in the six-issue limited series, Lloyd Goldfine, Rob David and Freddie E. Williams have cast their hooks and ...
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It may be a piece of junk to some people, but the Millennium Falcon is the fastest ship in the galaxy, as Han Solo so proudly proclaimed. After all, it made the Kessel Run in under 12 parsecs (however long that is)! But is it the fastest ship in all of sci-fi? Probably not. In fact, there are a handful of ships that are faster than the Falcon, even at faster-than-light speeds — and a few more that come awfully close.
With Star Wars having made a strong comeback last ...
Click to continue reading 8 Sci-Fi Ships Faster Than The Millennium Falcon — And 7 That Come Close