Tuesday, June 28, 2022


Gaming

Sonic 2 – Throwback Video Games w/ Non-Spoiler Sonic 2 Movie Review. Sonic 2 – Throwback Video Games w/ Non-Spoiler Sonic 2 Movie Review.

(AfroGamers.com) As a kid growing up during the 1990s, I remember the times where many other urban kids like me that grew up during that time either had... 


It’s 2022 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Still Holds Up. It’s 2022 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Still Holds Up.

(AfroGamers.com) You read it right, folks. It’s 2022 and a multiple-time Game of the Year winner released in 2011 still holds up! I was late to the Elder... 


Grand Theft Auto RP: How an Almost 10-Year-Old Game Is Still on Top. Grand Theft Auto RP: How an Almost 10-Year-Old Game Is Still on Top.

(AfroGamers.com) Many people know that Grand Theft Auto V is one of the greatest games ever made. It is also one of the most popular games today. Something... 


How the Outriders Team Revived a Quickly Dying Game. How the Outriders Team Revived a Quickly Dying Game.

(AfroGamers.com) A surprisingly good game from earlier this year was Outriders from developer People Can Fly and publisher Square Enix. In a genre that... 


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Anime

You Talk Too Much: Exposition in Anime and Manga. You Talk Too Much: Exposition in Anime and Manga.

(AfroGamers.com) Exposition is something that really plagues anime and manga. The backstory of characters is super important but there is a such thing... 


3 Time-Travel Isekai to Check Out. 3 Time-Travel Isekai to Check Out.

(AfroGamers.com) World’s Apocalypse Online is a pretty incredible manhua that has been going for a while now. I just discovered it over New Year’s... 


Manhua Mash-Up: Global Martial Arts. Manhua Mash-Up: Global Martial Arts.

(AfroGamers.com) It’s time for another Manhua Manhwa Mash-Up! This time we’re looking at the manhua series Global Martial Arts—or World’s Best... 


5 Times The City Failed Superheroes. 5 Times The City Failed Superheroes.

(AfroGamers.com) “You have failed this city” was a commonly uttered sentence by Stephen Amell’s character Oliver Queen/The Green Arrow in The... 


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News

Sonic 2 – Throwback Video Games w/ Non-Spoiler Sonic 2 Movie Review. Sonic 2 – Throwback Video Games w/ Non-Spoiler Sonic 2 Movie Review.

(AfroGamers.com) As a kid growing up during the 1990s, I remember the times where many other urban kids like me that grew up during that time either had an NES or Sega Genesis, but I was one of a handful of urban kids that got the experience of playing video games on both of the main home based video game consoles at the time in the mid-to-late 1990s period will always be one of my favorite period... [Read more of this review]


It’s 2022 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Still Holds Up. It’s 2022 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Still Holds Up.

(AfroGamers.com) You read it right, folks. It’s 2022 and a multiple-time Game of the Year winner released in 2011 still holds up! I was late to the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim train. As a matter of fact, I was still playing through Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion—never finished, by the way—before getting an Xbox 360. My Favorite Franchise to Never Finish I’ve always enjoyed the Fallout and Elder Scrolls... [Read more of this review]


You Talk Too Much: Exposition in Anime and Manga. You Talk Too Much: Exposition in Anime and Manga.

(AfroGamers.com) Exposition is something that really plagues anime and manga. The backstory of characters is super important but there is a such thing as too much information or too much backstory. Sometimes Anime Characters Talk Way Too Much A notable example of this is the Naruto franchise. On the one hand, you could excuse it in the core series Naruto where we’re introduced to a number of... [Read more of this review]


Grand Theft Auto RP: How an Almost 10-Year-Old Game Is Still on Top. Grand Theft Auto RP: How an Almost 10-Year-Old Game Is Still on Top.

(AfroGamers.com) Many people know that Grand Theft Auto V is one of the greatest games ever made. It is also one of the most popular games today. Something that is amazing about GTA V is how it is still one of the most played and watched games even though it came out in 2013. It is known that GTA Online is still alive and well and that Rockstar consistently comes out with DLC packs for the game. Soon,... [Read more of this review]


How the Outriders Team Revived a Quickly Dying Game. How the Outriders Team Revived a Quickly Dying Game.

(AfroGamers.com) A surprisingly good game from earlier this year was Outriders from developer People Can Fly and publisher Square Enix. In a genre that sees many games trying to get in on the money after the success of hit Bungie game, Destiny, People Can Fly chose to take a different route in making a great game. Although the game came out to mixed reviews by critics, its dedicated fanbase loved the... [Read more of this review]


Could 1993 Film “The Meteor Man” Do With A Modern Reboot? Could 1993 Film “The Meteor Man” Do With A Modern Reboot?

(AfroGamers.com) The Meteor Man was a 1993 superhero film starring comedian Robert Townsend as the titular hero. Now, if you only vaguely remember the film or don’t remember it all, don’t worry. The movie was pretty much a flop as it had about a $20 million budget and only made $8 million at the box office. However, it has a bit of a cult following for being an early Black superhero movie and just... [Read more of this review]


Games That Are Hard for No Reason: Scarface – The World is Yours. Games That Are Hard for No Reason: Scarface – The World is Yours.

(AfroGamers.com) The PlayStation 2 is a console known for a number of games that are difficulty for no particular reason. These are games that hard to the point that no one would blame you for throwing your hands up, turning off the game, and finding something better to play. While Scarface: The World Is Yours isn’t one of those games, it does become difficult for no reason once you reach the second... [Read more of this review]


Netflix and eOne Are Teaming Up A Power Rangers Cinematic Universe and I’m Excited. Netflix and eOne Are Teaming Up A Power Rangers Cinematic Universe and I’m Excited.

(AfroGamers.com) Earlier this month, it was announced that eOne would be working with Netflix to deliver a cinematic universe on the Power Rangers franchise. I have to say that this is long overdue. Power Rangers Always Had Potential as a Universe The way that the Power Rangers franchise is done now is that the show runs in Japan and are later cut up in the West to where the action scenes remain but... [Read more of this review]


5 Classic Koei Games of the 1990s. 5 Classic Koei Games of the 1990s.

(AfroGamers.com) Koei—now Koei Tecmo following a 2009 merger—was one of those Japanese studios that were very busy during the 1990s. While better known for historical “Musou” slash ‘em ups such as Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors, the developer really made its name off of several series of historical games. Some were part of long-running series, others were duologies, and a few were... [Read more of this review]


Medieval Dynasty Is The Purest Form of the Survival Game Genre. Medieval Dynasty Is The Purest Form of the Survival Game Genre.

(AfroGamers.com) Here’s a first for me on AfroGamers as it’s a modern game! We mainly look at retro stuff but I’m a big survival game fan and there wasn’t an abundance of those in the 80 and 90s. Medieval Dynasty was dropped late last year and it caught my eye but I just didn’t have the time to get around to it. Over the Christmas holiday, I finally got a chance to sit down with the game... [Read more of this review]


Throwback Video Games – Tecmo Super Bowl (NES Version). Throwback Video Games – Tecmo Super Bowl (NES Version).

(AfroGamers.com) This year is the 30th Anniversary of one of the greatest and most influential video games of all time and the name of that game is the critically acclaimed 1991 Tecmo Super Bowl for The NES. One of my earliest memories of the game was seeing my older brother playing this game heavily in his room and when I saw him playing Tecmo Super Bowl on the NES for the first time, I thought it... [Read more of this review]


3 Time-Travel Isekai to Check Out. 3 Time-Travel Isekai to Check Out.

(AfroGamers.com) World’s Apocalypse Online is a pretty incredible manhua that has been going for a while now. I just discovered it over New Year’s and Flaming Fortress’ work here had me hooked from the first two chapters. Let’s look at it and two other time-traveling isekai series. Time-Traveling Isekai I’ve discussed manga and manhua enough on AfroGamers that you guys know that I love isekai.... [Read more of this review]


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