Gyo by Junji Ito

I’m convinced that Junji Ito suffered horrific night terrors as a child. Almost the entirety of his 35-year career are manga works that are gross, often graphic, and downright absurd in nature. And yet I won’t be the first to admit that they are also works that are totally engrossing as much as they are …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection

"Sometimes our memories of the past should remain as such, and thankfully only in minor cases the Cowabunga Collection falls into that trap. Developers Digital Eclipse have been at the helm of many retro re-issues over the years, but with Cowabunga Collection they are really spoiling us. " Over at Animation for Adults I review the latest TMNT video game, not …

Wrestling Retrospect: WWF Vengeance 2001 and the Exhausting End of the Invasion

In the first of a new series, which takes a look at past WWF/E events, Wrestling Retrospect takes a look Steve Austin's last ever event as a champion The Invasion era is over. The WCW/ECW Alliance, defeated just the previous month as Team WWF won the 5-on-5 elimination match against Team Alliance at the Survivor …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge

"2022 is becoming quite the year for fans of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. Coming from the aptly named Tribute Games, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge is indeed a tribute to the treasured original cartoon universe, and to the genre it has always served best: the scrolling beat-em-up." Over at Animation for Adults I review the latest TMNT …

A Look Back at Star Wars Visions

"Many wouldn’t think it on the face of them, but the Star Wars franchise is built up with Japanese culture at its very core. It’s a mutual relationship that was oblivious even to me as a child, especially given Japanese culture was hardly widely available 30/40 years ago."

After a year of PS5 it is Time For Sony’s Exclusives to be Finally Unleashed

The PS Plus Collection is quickly becoming a rotting catalogue and wasted potential Anyone who became a first-time Playstation owner this year with the arrival of the PS5 (which itself was no easy feat) will no doubt herald the included PS Plus Collection - A terrific catch up catalogue of twenty of the PS4's best …