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NCsoft pumps $4.8m into web comics company

Guild Wars and Wildstar publisher NCsoft is investing $4.8 million into web comics company Lehzin Entertainment.

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  • EVE: True Stories graphic novel issue #3 available now

    The third installment of the EVE: True Stories graphic novel is now available to download.

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  • Mass Effect: Foundation volume one TPB available now

    Mass Effect: Foundation is a 13 issue comic series with ties to Mass Effect 3′s Citadel DLC, written by Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3 lead writer Mac Walters. Dark Horse has collected the first four issues together as a trade paperback, which you can buy now at comic stores and online retailers. The […]

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  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z comic inbound from Dark Horse

    Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is also getting the comic treatment; the third such announce in the last week and the second from New York Comic Con this weekend.

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  • Dark Souls 2: Into the Light comic coming in January

    A tie-in graphic novel for Dark Souls 2 will release ahead of the From Software RPG’s launch early next year.

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  • Scribblenauts Unmasked comes with free digital comic

    If you pick up Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure, you’ll receive a free copy of a DC comic called A Battle Most Bizarre on Comixology, the publisher’s digital portal. Polygon reports the comic has Batman and Superman facing off against Bizarro and the Joker, and a magical notebook is involved. The 3DS, PC and […]

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  • Metal Gear Solid: Digital Novel Pack listed on ACB

    Metal Gear Solid: Digital Novel Pack looks to be headed to stand-alone DVD release.

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  • DC announces choose-you-own-adventure style comic tech

    DC has announced two new digital comics technologies to launch alongside Batman: Arkham Origins in late October. One of these seems like another go at dynamic comics presentation, with voice acting, animations and so on, but the other actually allows the player to choose what path the story will take.

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  • Apple patent shows moral choices turned into comic books, uses Mass Effect as example

    Apple filed a patent back in 2009 that turns in-game moral choices into an evolving comic book story, and uses Mass Effect’s dialogue system as an example. Given the rise of morally-focused adventure games out there today, this could be a neat little mechanic.

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  • Mass Effect: Foundation announces as first ongoing series

    Mass Effect has spawned a number of comic mini-series, but at Emerald City Comic Con this weekend, Dark Horse confirmed the first ongoing series set in the BioWare universe. Destructoid reports Mass Effect: Foundation is being written by Mac Walters, the lead writer on Mass Effect 3, and will tie-in with the upcoming Citadel DLC. […]

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  • Tomb Raider comic to release alongside game

    Dark Hose and Square Enix have teamed up to deliver a prequel comic for Crystal Dynamics’ new Tomb Raider game. Called Tomb Raider: The Beginning, the comic was penned by the game’s writer, Rhianna Pratchett, and Destructoid reports pre-orders at US Best Buy stores will score a hardcover version for free. This isn’t Lara’s first […]

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  • Injustice: Gods Among Us comic writer praises NetherRealm's plot

    Injustice: Gods Among Us was written by NetherRealm, and prequel comic scribe Tom Taylor believes the team has avoided the usually flimsy narratives common to fighting games.

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  • Zombi-U: Z-14 webcomic now complete

    Ubisoft’s tie-in webcomic ZombiU: Z-14 is finished. The episodic comic released once a day for two weeks, and charts the first 14 days after the zombie outbreak. You can read the whole thing online here; it’s well worth a look just for the cleverness of the quasi-animation sued to display different images as you scroll […]

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  • Hawken digital comic series hits today, grants beta access

    Indie mech sim Hawken has spawned a comic series, and picking up a digital preview will also give you access to the third beta event.

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  • InJustice: Gods Among Us getting the comic book treatment

    InJustice: Gods Among Us is getting a comic book, according to Netherrealm’s Ed Boon.

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  • Katamari ShiftyLook kicks off September 17

    The next digital comics release from Namco Bandai’s ShiftyLook series will focus on Katamari Damacy. Destructoid reports the series is being penned by Alex Culang and Raynato Castro, better known as the team behind webcomic Buttersafe (one of my favourites). The new series debuts on September 17 and will update on Mondays and Wednesdays. Stay […]

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  • Borderlands 2 comics to debut in November

    Borderlands 2 is to spawn a four-part tie-in comic series.

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  • Deadpool game penned by regular writer

    High Moon’s Deadpool game is being written by Daniel Way, the current regular writer of the anti-hero’s comic series.

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  • Namco Bandai dusts Klonoa off for digital comic series

    Namco Bandai’s latest foray into digital comics – part of the publishers plan to keep interest in neglected properties alive – revisits everyone’s favourite cat-rabbit-hand-ear thing. Klonoa: Dream Traveller of Noctis Sol was announced at San Diego Comic Con, and is due in August on ShiftyLook. If you’re not already fangirling like a windmill, how […]

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  • Max Payne 3 issue 2 out June 12

    Rockstar Newswire heralds the imminent arrival of the next issue of the Max Payne 3 comic; Hoboken Blues releases on June 12. the comic mini-series was written by Rockstar’s written by Dan Houser and Remedy’s Sam Lake, and covers events from throughout the franchise’s timeline, including Payne’s past.

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  • NCsoft pumps $4.8m into web comics company

    Guild Wars and Wildstar publisher NCsoft is investing $4.8 million into web comics company Lehzin Entertainment.

  • EVE: True Stories graphic novel issue #3 available now

    The third installment of the EVE: True Stories graphic novel is now available to download.

  • Mass Effect: Foundation volume one TPB available now

    Mass Effect: Foundation is a 13 issue comic series with ties to Mass Effect 3′s Citadel DLC, written by Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3 lead writer Mac Walters. Dark Horse has collected the first four issues together as a trade paperback, which you can buy now at comic stores and online retailers. The […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z comic inbound from Dark Horse

    Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is also getting the comic treatment; the third such announce in the last week and the second from New York Comic Con this weekend.

  • Dark Souls 2: Into the Light comic coming in January

    A tie-in graphic novel for Dark Souls 2 will release ahead of the From Software RPG’s launch early next year.

  • Scribblenauts Unmasked comes with free digital comic

    If you pick up Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure, you’ll receive a free copy of a DC comic called A Battle Most Bizarre on Comixology, the publisher’s digital portal. Polygon reports the comic has Batman and Superman facing off against Bizarro and the Joker, and a magical notebook is involved. The 3DS, PC and […]

  • Metal Gear Solid: Digital Novel Pack listed on ACB

    Metal Gear Solid: Digital Novel Pack looks to be headed to stand-alone DVD release.

  • DC announces choose-you-own-adventure style comic tech

    DC has announced two new digital comics technologies to launch alongside Batman: Arkham Origins in late October. One of these seems like another go at dynamic comics presentation, with voice acting, animations and so on, but the other actually allows the player to choose what path the story will take.

  • Apple patent shows moral choices turned into comic books, uses Mass Effect as example

    Apple filed a patent back in 2009 that turns in-game moral choices into an evolving comic book story, and uses Mass Effect’s dialogue system as an example. Given the rise of morally-focused adventure games out there today, this could be a neat little mechanic.

  • Mass Effect: Foundation announces as first ongoing series

    Mass Effect has spawned a number of comic mini-series, but at Emerald City Comic Con this weekend, Dark Horse confirmed the first ongoing series set in the BioWare universe. Destructoid reports Mass Effect: Foundation is being written by Mac Walters, the lead writer on Mass Effect 3, and will tie-in with the upcoming Citadel DLC. […]

  • Tomb Raider comic to release alongside game

    Dark Hose and Square Enix have teamed up to deliver a prequel comic for Crystal Dynamics’ new Tomb Raider game. Called Tomb Raider: The Beginning, the comic was penned by the game’s writer, Rhianna Pratchett, and Destructoid reports pre-orders at US Best Buy stores will score a hardcover version for free. This isn’t Lara’s first […]

  • Injustice: Gods Among Us comic writer praises NetherRealm’s plot

    Injustice: Gods Among Us was written by NetherRealm, and prequel comic scribe Tom Taylor believes the team has avoided the usually flimsy narratives common to fighting games.

  • Zombi-U: Z-14 webcomic now complete

    Ubisoft’s tie-in webcomic ZombiU: Z-14 is finished. The episodic comic released once a day for two weeks, and charts the first 14 days after the zombie outbreak. You can read the whole thing online here; it’s well worth a look just for the cleverness of the quasi-animation sued to display different images as you scroll […]

  • Hawken digital comic series hits today, grants beta access

    Indie mech sim Hawken has spawned a comic series, and picking up a digital preview will also give you access to the third beta event.

  • InJustice: Gods Among Us getting the comic book treatment

    InJustice: Gods Among Us is getting a comic book, according to Netherrealm’s Ed Boon.

  • Katamari ShiftyLook kicks off September 17

    The next digital comics release from Namco Bandai’s ShiftyLook series will focus on Katamari Damacy. Destructoid reports the series is being penned by Alex Culang and Raynato Castro, better known as the team behind webcomic Buttersafe (one of my favourites). The new series debuts on September 17 and will update on Mondays and Wednesdays. Stay […]

  • Borderlands 2 comics to debut in November

    Borderlands 2 is to spawn a four-part tie-in comic series.

  • Deadpool game penned by regular writer

    High Moon’s Deadpool game is being written by Daniel Way, the current regular writer of the anti-hero’s comic series.

  • Namco Bandai dusts Klonoa off for digital comic series

    Namco Bandai’s latest foray into digital comics – part of the publishers plan to keep interest in neglected properties alive – revisits everyone’s favourite cat-rabbit-hand-ear thing. Klonoa: Dream Traveller of Noctis Sol was announced at San Diego Comic Con, and is due in August on ShiftyLook. If you’re not already fangirling like a windmill, how […]

  • Max Payne 3 issue 2 out June 12

    Rockstar Newswire heralds the imminent arrival of the next issue of the Max Payne 3 comic; Hoboken Blues releases on June 12. the comic mini-series was written by Rockstar’s written by Dan Houser and Remedy’s Sam Lake, and covers events from throughout the franchise’s timeline, including Payne’s past.

  • First Max Payne 3 comic available for free in digital form

    The first issue of Max Payne: After the Fall is now available for free online. The comic was written by Rockstar’s Dan Houser in collaboration with Sam Lake of original developer Remedy, and over the three issue arc, will examine Max Payne’s past and touch on events from all three games. You can grab it […]

  • Rockstar took Max Payne’s past “very seriously” for Marvel comic line

    Rockstar and Remedy teamed up to ensure the Max Payne 3 Marvel comic series stayed true to Max Payne’s character and canon.

  • Max Payne 3 comics series produced by Marvel coming “in the next few weeks”

    Rockstar has announced a three-part original Max Payne 3 comic series will be released as a graphic novel and in limited print editions. It was created with Rockstar Games in collaboration with Marvel Custom Solutions and written by Rockstar’s Dan Houser and Remedy’s Sam Lake. Cover art was created by Greg Horn with pencils and […]

  • Sony shuttering comics service in September

    Sony has announced plans to shut down the PSP comic service in September, and new content will no longer be added to the store as of March 15 in Japan. The US and European ends stopped updating last summer. The comics tab will also be removed from the main PSP interface, but those who have […]

  • Radical and Dark Horse announce Prototype 2 comic series

    Radical Entertainment and Dark Horse comics have announced a digital comic series set in the Prototype universe.

  • Mass Effect: Homeworlds comics star James Vega

    BioWare and Dark Horse have teamed up again to offer a new Mass Effect comic. This one is called Mass Effect: Homeworlds and includes plenty of commando type James Vega, a new addition to the cast in Mass Effect 3. The comic arrives in April after the third game hits PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox […]

  • This is Thor in Marvel Universe Online

    MMOSociety has unveiled Marvel Universe Online’s take on Thor, the Avenger suddenly popularised by the recent film. Previously revealed characters include Deadpool, Wolverine, and Captain America. No release date has been set for Gazillion’s PC-exclusive MMORPG. Click through to view full size.

  • Fallout: New Vegas comic on sale online now

    All Roads, a 48 page graphic novel which tells the story of events leading up to Fallout: New Vegas, is now available through Dark Horse Digital. You can grab the comic for $3 directly from Dark Horse or through the App Store. The comic was originally bundled with the game’s collector’s edition, and was written […]

  • Assassin’s Creed: The Chain to continue comic canon

    In its continuing expansion of the Assassin’s Creed universe, Ubisoft has announced a second comic mini-series.

  • Former Blizzard chief to head up Marvel at Disney Interactive

    Former Blizzard and Cryptic lead Bill Roper has been named vice president in charge of the Marvel franchise at Disney Interactive.