Monday, September 26, 2022


Gaming

3 Classic Competitive Games That Should’ve Been Bigger Franchises. 3 Classic Competitive Games That Should’ve Been Bigger Franchises.

(AfroGamers.com) While I’m mostly a single-player/solo play kind of guy, there are some co-op and multiplayer classics that I really dig. We’re going... 


Let’s Take A Look Back at the Adam Jensen Saga of the Deus Ex Games. Let’s Take A Look Back at the Adam Jensen Saga of the Deus Ex Games.

(AfroGamers.com) A topic I’ve always felt deserved more attention in gaming is espionage—skullduggery and spycraft. I always enjoyed films like Mission:... 


Four Racing Games That Brought Something New to the Racing Genre. Four Racing Games That Brought Something New to the Racing Genre.

(AfroGamers.com) I’ve never been big on racing games. Sometimes, a game like Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit will come along and pique my interest. That... 


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... 


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Anime

Dragon Ball Z Was Almost 300 Episodes But Took Over Five Years to Finish. Dragon Ball Z Was Almost 300 Episodes But Took Over Five Years to Finish.

(AfroGamers.com) In the fall of 1995, I was a 10-year-old youngster when Dragon Ball first aired on the our then staticky, unreliable UPN affiliate station.... 


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... 


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News

Dragon Ball Z Was Almost 300 Episodes But Took Over Five Years to Finish. Dragon Ball Z Was Almost 300 Episodes But Took Over Five Years to Finish.

(AfroGamers.com) In the fall of 1995, I was a 10-year-old youngster when Dragon Ball first aired on the our then staticky, unreliable UPN affiliate station. Anime as a whole was about to see a major boom in the next few years but I’m guessing UPN was the best option for a cartoon that wasn’t proven in the U.S yet. The Debut Run of Dragon Ball in the U.S Dragon Ball ran the first arc—the Pilaf... [Read more of this review]


Let’s Take A Look Back at the Adam Jensen Saga of the Deus Ex Games. Let’s Take A Look Back at the Adam Jensen Saga of the Deus Ex Games.

(AfroGamers.com) A topic I’ve always felt deserved more attention in gaming is espionage—skullduggery and spycraft. I always enjoyed films like Mission: Impossible, Golden Eye, and shows such as Nikita, Burn Notice, and The Blacklist. As a result, games that featured these themes have always been something I would not pass up. Let’s look at the Adam Jensen Saga of one of my favorite espionage... [Read more of this review]


Why Judge Dredd Is A Great Comic Book Hero. Why Judge Dredd Is A Great Comic Book Hero.

(AfroGamers.com) It’s no mystery that Judge Dredd is one of my favorite comic book heroes. What makes him one of the greatest? Let’s find out in three points! Judge Dredd’s Awareness and Adaptability Judge Dredd is a clone of the greatest Chief Judge ever—Eustace Fargo—at his physical peak. As “The Father of Justice”, Fargo was seen as the perfect cop in every way. Dredd has those genres... [Read more of this review]


Four Racing Games That Brought Something New to the Racing Genre. Four Racing Games That Brought Something New to the Racing Genre.

(AfroGamers.com) I’ve never been big on racing games. Sometimes, a game like Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit will come along and pique my interest. That was the same case with the reboot from 2010. Racing games with a little something different really catch my attention. Let’s look at four racing games that added something different that run-the-route-this-many-times. Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit... [Read more of this review]


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]


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