2018 could be the year Microsoft Xbox doesn’t get outshined by Sony or Nintendo. Their E3 Briefing in a new venue at the Microsoft Theater in LA was symbolic of their reawakening. This year’s Microsoft spotlight wasn’t cluttered by long demos of games the E3 audience had no interest in or talk of services you […]
Five week months typically see many publishers stretch out the extra week with annuals and other one-shot comics. This final week in August is light in comparison to previous years but not one without a notable release of a new mini anthology. Months after its release, Dark Horse follows up the Halo Wars 2 video […]
Yes it is that time! Time for all things San Diego Comic Con to take over our minds and bodies! The Beat will be catching up with the best exclusives ver the next few days but here’s Dark horse’s offerings, all of which will be available at the Dark Horse booth (#2615) for all of SDCC […]
Dark Horse Comics have been the most restless publisher of licensed comics based on video game franchises over the past two years. They’ve brought tentpole franchises such as Call of Duty, Tomb Raider, and the often times over looked Mirror’s Edge to comics. Among the biggest in their library has been the mega dollar printing […]
Looking at the world of games through the comic lens.
Batman falls behind, while Game of Thrones sees a new chapter.
By: Nick Eskey Art has gone hand in hand with videogames almost since the beginning. Oh yes, the earliest games were either text-based adventures, or pixilated jumbles; Not really “artistic.” But the boxes they were packaged in were usually masterpieces of fantasies. It wasn’t that developers didn’t feel games were worthy of art as part […]