In Part One I made the case that Frank Gorshin’s Riddler was the best Joker. But was he the best Riddler? In my opinion, the best Riddler is the version … Read More
Riddle me this, Batman: What’s the opposite of a sleuth?
The opposite of a bat isn’t a cat, though at least it’s thematic. But why a detective’s opposite number be … Read More
Carmen Sandiego’s first showed up 35 years ago today in WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CARMEN SANDIEGO? for the Apple II. But she wasn’t yet wearing her iconic red outfit … Read More
Legion co-creator Bill Sienkiewicz designed the characters and logo for the ’90s FOX cartoon Where On Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?Read More
It hasn’t always been sunshine and roses for Deadpool. He might be the star of his own videogame and appear in multiple comics each month, but there was a time … Read More
Wild Gunman ’74: The Forgotten First FMV Game
Why The First Playable Women Of The ’80s Were Naked (Video Dames #0)
Infographic: The Evolution Of Carmen Sandiego’s Crest
By Its Cover: The Worst Box Art Of 2012
Metroid’s Justin Bailey Is A Real Person; Here’s Why He Hasn’t Spoken Up
A Brief Tour Of Nintendo Of America’s Early HQ Locations
September 11, 2023
Samus Aran Origins Revisited: The Metroid Creature
December 13, 2022
How TV Tropes Changed The Meaning Of “Trope”
January 29, 2022
Samus Aran Origins: Metroid’s Influences Beyond Alien
November 19, 2021
Infographic: Wii U Has More Metroid Games Than Any Other Console
November 5, 2021
To mark my Patreon reaching its first 50 patrons, I decided to create another infographic! This time the subject is “Which Platform Has The Most Metroid?,” a backwards compatibility comparison. … Read More
“Justin Bailey” is one of the most famous secret codes in the history of gaming.
Sure, it’s not as well-known as the Konami Code, but for anyone who becomes interested … Read More
William Weiher created the first software Easter Egg circa 1968, but didn’t realize it until I told him.
Last month, I revealed the previously forgotten oldest Easter Egg in a … Read More
Everyone knows Neil Armstrong was the first man on the Moon, but who was the first man in a video game?
Early video game history is littered with “firsts” — … Read More
Before the NES, before the Atari 2600…
Fairchild’s Channel F was the first video game console to run games directly from a cartridge. While Magnavox’s Odyssey had game cards that … Read More