REVIEW: Flash Forward – Ch. 5 “Reunion”

Flash Forward has been building for what is now five of its six-issue run. Each new chapter has been a fun romp through the DC Multiverse, with Wally West encountering new or long-since-seen characters across the various worlds that he’s saved from the rampaging dark matter. But each chapter has also carried with it a habit of …

Nintendo Direct – January 2020 Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass and More

This morning’s dedicated Pokémon Direct revealed a wealth of new Pokémon information. President and CEO of The Pokémon Company, Tsunekazu Ishihara, kicked off the 20-minute stream with a reveal of a remake of the 2006 games Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team in the form of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon DX. This remake …

Competitive Pokémon Primer

Most gamers are aware that Pokémon is the largest-grossing multimedia franchise out there. Across the trading card game, video games, anime, and numerous toys, Pokémon is a real powerhouse. What many may not be aware of, however, is its budding competitive facet. To be clear, there has been a “competitive scene” for Pokémon since the …

REVIEW: Flash Forward – Ch. 4 “Flash of Two Worlds”

It necessitates only a cursory once-over of the first few issues of the Flash Forward miniseries to understand precisely what acclaimed writer Scott Lobdell and superstar artist Brett Booth set out to do: return classic Wally West to prominence within the DC Universe and restore the facets of his character that had been unraveled in …

Jorge Jiménez Announces He’s Penciling Tynion IV’s Batman

It’s no secret that Tom King’s initial 100-issue run on DC’s flagship Batman book is being cut short, with the writer now ending his tenure with his 85th issue, which will close out his “City of Bane” story arc. Detective Comics writer James Tynion IV was revealed to be taking the reins from King a …

The Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo’s Switch console is a little over two years old now. It continues to be a hot item in stores, so one might question the manufacturer’s decision to release a dedicated handheld version of their hybrid system. After all, one of the Switch’s accolades and more significant initial selling points was being the first of …