Marvel and DC Are Battling For Fighting Game Superiority

Marvel and DC Are Battling For Fighting Game Superiority

Fighting games are getting big again and this is welcome news for old-school gamers. There was a time when it looked like classic fighters were on their way out, but thanks to competitions like the annual EVO tournament and new entries in the Street Fighter and Tekken series they’re more popular than they’ve been in years. And it isn’t just established franchises that are responsible for the resurgence of fighting games. New properties and fresh takes on more niche series have exploded onto the scene. One major reason for the…

Giana Sisters: Dream Runners (Xbox One)

Giana Sisters: Dream Runners (Xbox One)

The Giana Sisters series has had an interesting history. First released in 1987 as The Great Giana Sisters –  a Mario clone –  there was a sequel in the works until being reskinned into 1989’s Hard’n’Heavy, the only real change being switching the sisters for robots. Things were quiet for a while, until a reboot in 2009 with Giana Sisters DS (another platformer) then a successful Kickstarter campaign funded Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams in 2012, a 2.5D platformer with an interesting world switch mechanic.