DW: Mistress of Chaos Review

It’s time to cover the fourth, final and titular story in the “Mistress of Chaos” collected release… “Mistress of Chaos”! The story covers quite a bit of ground and is highly connected to the first two stories of this graphic novel, making it feel close to the old Eighth Doctor “story arc in a graphic novel” format, though admittedly not anywhere near the heights of those… which few are, to be fair! So how does Mistress of Chaos stand on its own? Let’s find out!

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The Punisher (Mega Drive) Review

Uh-oh, here we go again! I’m afraid in order to have an actual “Then and Now” thoughts section I have to review a far inferior home version of a great Arcade game once more, in this case the 1993 Punisher game’s Mega Drive port. Maybe when “Scrolling Sundays” comes to its planned end I’ll do some bonus weeks of reviewing the actual good original versions of some of these games… With all that being said, let’s take a look!

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review

I’ve been so close to buying “Into the Spider-Verse” many times, knowing of its reputation and frankly wanting to see it before it even got its rep. Why have I waited so long? No idea, really (might have something to do with a really long game movie marathon…) but now it’s popped onto the UK Netflix I was finally able to give it a watch. Does my opinion differ from the majority, keeping in mind I tend to like comic/manga adaptations more than most critics who still praised this film anyway? Funnily enough… No. Let’s take a look anyway!

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DW: The Power of the Mobox Review

The third of the four stories from “Mistress of Chaos” funnily enough features the Mobox, who made two major appearances in the past, both during the Eighth Doctor DWM run, the same run I’m currently covering on-and-off here at the moment! After Josiah Dogbolter’s daughter appearing in the first story it’s odd to see two examples of DWM bringing back their continuity so close together, given they normally just save it for big occasions. Is it any good, though? That’s the more relevant question!

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Ghost of Tsushima (PS4) Review

Ghost of Tsushima was released back in July but I didn’t actually get it until I collected some money for my Birthday in late September. The extra two months wait only made me look forward to it more as the game racked up more and more praise from critics and fans alike. So did the much touted “last PS4 exclusive” impress me in a similar manor? Let’s find out!

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The King of Fighters: A New Beginning – Volume 2 Review

I reviewed the first volume of this Manga for Anime UK News (viewable HERE!) but then time passed and volumes released and that was that… until I brought Volume 2 on a whim, remembering how much I enjoyed the first one. Now too late to put a review up there (as Volume 3 has been out for a while…) I thought I’d continue the coverage here. Is a manga focused on a fighting game full of great, intricate storylines and characters? No… Is it full of stunning artwork and call backs to the game? Why yes, yes it is!

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Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (Arcade) Review

Cadillacs and Dinosaurs is one of the few Arcade games I have very vivid memories of playing the actual Arcade game. A fair arrives in our town twice a year and with it a small portable Arcade with the same 10 or so machines, one of which was Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (and may well still be, I haven’t checked in several years…) It’s your classic CAPCOM scrolling beat ‘em up but set in the bizarre world of the short-lived cartoon of the same name. So let’s take a closer look!

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The Sandman (Audio Drama Series) – Chapters 1-8 “Preludes and Nocturnes” Review

I wasn’t sure of the idea of an audio adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman”, the original comics/graphic novels were so vividly brought to life by the artwork that it almost seemed… pointless? But then I saw the voice cast and I thought I’d give it a go! Sure enough there are some great performances here, but there are also some missteps, especially if you’re used to the Big Finish style of Audio Drama like I am. It’s a long one, so I’ve decided to split it up into its three original collected volume titles to take a look… so let’s do just that!

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DW: The Warmonger Review

We’re due to resume our look at the Eighth Doctor DWM comics, but first there’s a new collected comics Graphic Novel release to cover in “Mistress of Chaos”, containing the first Thirteenth Doctor comics no less. “The Warmonger” kicks of this new era with an interesting concept and the return of a DWM villain, erm, sort of. So let’s take a look!

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