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  • Comics, Anime & Manga
    Runaways #4 Review

    Runaways #4 Review

    The return of the Runaways to Marvel, both in the comics and in the form of the TV show, has been a treat. Sure, Chase and Nico were around in Avengers Arena, Victor was part of the Avengers A.I. roster…

  • Comics, Anime & Manga
    Nightwing #34 Review

    Nightwing #34 Review

    It’s always an experience to watch a writer leave their mark on a character. Whether it’s creating a character from scratch or re-inventing an existing one, for better or for worse, watching a writer’s run with a character always leaves…

  • Sports

    Stop Trying to Defend Rob Gronkows...

    As a long time resident of the Massachusetts and, more specifically, the Boston area, this past Sunday really has me scratching my head. For anyone that’s still not aware, TE Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots landed a blatantly…

  • Gaming

    Worst To First: Mega Man X Series

    In honor of today's 30th birthday stream for Mega Man, and the news that we'll be getting not only a new Mega Man game in 2018 but Mega Man X 1-8 as a collection on all current generation systems, I...
  • Comics, Anime & Manga
    Batman Annual #2 Review

    Batman Annual #2 Review

    Batman has always largely been defined by the people around him – both the ones that love him and the ones that hate him, and one of the most important people in either group is and always has been Catwoman….

  • Gaming

    An Ode to Final Fantasy XIV

    For as long as I can remember, I’ve always loved the role-playing genre of video games. It didn’t matter if it was a single player RPG akin to Dragon Age, or a multiplayer experience like World of Warcraft. RPGs tend…

  • Gaming
    Super Mario Odyssey Review

    Super Mario Odyssey Review

    It’s almost difficult to critique Super Mario Odyssey. The game is designed in a way that almost makes rendering thoughtful criticism against it redundant. That’s not really the point, it feels against the very spirit of the game. Super Mario…

  • Movies & Television

    The Art of Over Analysis #12: Stev...

    In its four-year, five season run, Steven Universe has captured the hearts and minds of fans worldwide. Drawing inspiration from and referencing things like Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball Z, Jem & The Holograms, Revolutionary Girl Utena and even Neon Genesis Evangelion, Rebecca Sugar’s labor of love is as good…

  • Gaming

    Battle for Azeroth – A Veter...

    This past weekend played host to one of the most notable and talked about gaming conventions aside from the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). With it, we’ve learned of a new expansion to one of the most successful MMORPGs to…

  • Gaming

    Why I Keep Coming Back to Injustic...

    Those eagle-eyed among you may have noticed that we’ve played Injustice 2 on three separate episodes of Beatdowns n’ Banter and that’s not just because we’re bad at planning our episodes ahead of time (don’t be fooled though, we are god-awful at…

  • Gaming

    An Early Case for my Game of the Y...

    It’s almost that time of year again where countless fans, journalists, and experts begin one of the most hotly contested discussions in all of gaming: In the year 2017, which newly released game went above and beyond all expectations? Which…

  • Gaming

    Top 5 Goomba Hats in Super Mario O...

    So Super Mario Odyssey came out this week, more on that some other time. We’re concerned with more pressing matters here. In case you’ve been living a sad joyless life under a rock and haven’t heard yet Mario Odyssey is…