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Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 29 Apr 2015

If you had to compile a list of the best Batman stories ever told, you’d easily find The Dark Knight Returns on that list. That 1986 tale was one of the defining moments for Batman comics. Sure, the character had been gradually sharpened into a darker and harder tool of justice over the years by various other talented creators, but writer Frank Miller and artist Klaus Janson made Gotham a grittier place that required a more brutal Batman to come out of retirement. The Dark Knight Returns has already had one sequel series since then. And it’s getting another one on the way.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 24 Apr 2015

If you ever stepped onto a skateboard and dreamt of shredding massive rails and landing massive Ollies, then you’ve got Tony Hawk to thank for the inspiration of joining generation X. And I’m not talking about his cameo in Police Academy 4: Citizens On Patrol. No, it’s the Tony Hawk video games which are to blame for your scraped knees and excessively baggy pants. And some were great! Some were also beyond terrible! So let’s take a grind down memory lane, and examine every single one of them.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 04 Feb 2015

There’s still plenty of room for Borderlands in this universe. So long as it happens to be on newer, more current platforms. With the upcoming Handsome Collection combining Borderlands 2, the Pre-Sequel and a badonkadonk’s worth of DLC into one package, it’s clear that Gearbox isn’t ready to draw the curtain on one of their more lucrative franchises. A franchise that will continue on current-gen only, that is.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 17 Dec 2014

I had my target locked on. The wind was minimal. Compensation for drag was applied. Flushed my toilet to check for any signs of the Coriolis effect. Finally, that damn Pekingese dog that would not stop yapping would be silenced, and I’d have the book deal that I so richly deserved.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 25 Sep 2014

Way back before Deus Ex: Human Revolution was even an idea, there were plans in place for a third core Deus Ex game, that would have followed on from the events of Deus Ex 2: Invisible War. The game was never made however, but at least it lives on in one form or another.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 19 Sep 2014

There’s a ton of new games arriving in October and November, but December belongs to the Master Chief. The original adventures starring that stoic hero are getting a visual bump for the Xbox One, and could most likely be the perfect entry point for gamers interested in Halo. But what about PC gamers? Why aren’t they getting any of that Games For Windows love? Turns out, Master Chief isn’t made for PC fun times.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 17 Jul 2014

Seven years. In video game terms, that’s a lifespan that is equivalent to a sneaky fart in an elevator. And yet in such a short amount of time, Ubisoft has managed to create one of the biggest franchises on the planet. Games, books, comics, action figures and more have been born out of Assassin’s Creed. And over the years, it has evolved into something magnificent.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 17 Jul 2014

Seven years. In video game terms, that’s a lifespan that is equivalent to a sneaky fart in an elevator. And yet in such a short amount of time, Ubisoft has managed to create one of the biggest franchises on the planet. Games, books, comics, action figures and more have been born out of Assassin’s Creed. And over the years, it has evolved into something magnificent.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 07 Jul 2014

Way back in the early 2000s, Bungie created something special with Halo. Originally meant for Apple computers,  Bungie instead chose to flip off that egomaniac Steve Jobs and rather iPort their game over to Microsoft and their newborn Xbox division. And the rest as they say, was history. Totally bitchin’ history that is! Here’s a new trailer to celebrate the legacy of Halo, which is arriving soon in a remastered tetralogy package.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 25 Jun 2014

Battlefield 5? Yawn, give me a sequel to Battlefield Bad Company 2 instead! This year’s big announcement from EA was for Battlefield: Hardline, a game that so far only Gavin and myself are actually keen on playing. But we’re both in agreement that a new Bad Company game is needed right now. And DICE is also aware of that fan demand. They just can’t figure out why though.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 28 May 2014

Is it possible to have too many Lego games, you ask? Hahahaha, you silly people with your legs before wickets and your being born in a hospital, of course you can never have enough Batman in your life. As the chief Batmanologist for Lazygamer, I recommend a daily regimen of at least an hour a day of playing a Batman game. And you might want to try out our new Lego Batman 3 game later this year.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 20 May 2014

Who needs Kraut control today, huh? There’s more than one game hitting the market, ready to bust your wallet open. Fantasy RPG Drakenguard 3 is finally out, and the reviews have started flowing out. Here’s what the critics have to say.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 19 May 2014

If there’s one thing that the previous generation of gaming was known for, it was milking the hell out of the games that came before it, stretching some classic gems into a 16:9 aspect ration and repackaging them as collections. This generation is no different, with a definitive edition of Tomb Raider ramping up the visuals. And the entire Halo collection might get the same treatment soon.