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Be Blacksad in this video game

June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to French comics blog 9eme Art, Spanish games studio Pendulo is currently developing a video game based on detective comic Blacksad by Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido. This series tells the stories of a classic hard-boiled...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #101

March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was on my hols last week. And I missed the 100th Stuff. Damn it, I had balloons and everything. Ho hum, guess I’ll have to save those for episode 200. Now, onwards and upwards...

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Reviews: Assassin’s Creed

December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Assassins Creed, Directed by Justin Kurtzel, Starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Rampling The much loved video game is given the big screen treatment, and sticks close enough to the premise...

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‘That’s amazing,’ comments Peter Capaldi as he sees Lego Dimensions for the first time. For years Lego fans have been making their own TARDIS and playing with their version of Doctor Who Lego, and when Lego had...

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As you’d imagine, a fair few of us here at Forbidden Planet International are huge gamers. So, when speaking to our friends (and ForbiddenPlanet.co.uk affiliates) at the excellent  Sonic Stadium recently, we couldn’t resist asking...

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Comics: Charles Soule interviewed

October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Alter Ego Comics chat gang talk with a man who somehow manages to combine being a lawyer with writing comics, Charles Soule (Swamp Thing, Red Lanterns, Strange Attractors):...

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Comics: Robert Ball interviewed

September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

And another little delight from the Baxter and Bailey Sequential City series of video – this time Robert Ball talks about his work (I loved Robert’s Winter’s Knight Day One, see here for my review):...

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Games: gender equality on the walls

May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Hawkeye Initiative, which regularly posts on the frequently unrealistic ways female characters are depicted in superhero comics, has a cracking post up from a woman who works in the games industry. It’s a job...

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The BBC site has a slideshow of some terrific concept art (such as the Arkham skyline by Kan Muftic, a digital painting, above) created for some of the major video games of the last few...

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Comics: The Invader

August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ehud Lavski‘s The Invader is a brilliantly clever and actually rather emotional riff on one of the earliest hit coin-op video arcade games, the classic Space Invaders. Short, self contained and wordless it captures a...

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