There has been a recent resurgence in the popularity of games that don’t so much hold your hand as rip off your arm and beat you to death with it. Here are some of the best examples!
Last week two DLC characters for Marvel vs Capcom 3 were released. From the Capcom side was Resident Evil’s Jill Valentine, who’s been having trouble with mind-controlling parasites lately. On the Marvel side is Shuma-Gorath, a sassy one-eyed tentacled monster who few people who work at Marvel Comics, let alone read them, have ever heard of. Except for a handful of encounters with Dr. Strange and the Fantastic Four in the 1970s and 80s, he barely exists at all.
We Canadians often take for granted or mock Canadian TV programming. Our television tastes have broadened so much in the last decade or so, that we often see our own television industry as producing shows that are too hokey, too corny and even too Canadian for our sophisticated TV palettes. This is not to say […]