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Zadzooks: NBA 2K10 & Mini Ninjas

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for September 18, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews 2K Sports' basketball simulation NBA 2K10 created for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, PSP, Wii and PS2 and reviews Eidos and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s third person action game Mini Ninjas for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. 

Zadzooks: Guitar Hero 5, Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for September 11, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Sony Computer Entertainment and Insomniac Games' platform puzzling shooter Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time created for the PlayStation 3 and reviews Activision's musical rhythm game Guitar Hero 5, co-starring Shirley Manson, Carlos Santana, Johnny Cash and Kurt Cobain for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Zadzooks: Scooby-Doo! First Frights and Wolfenstein

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for September 4, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's action platformer Scooby-Doo! First Frights developed for the Wii, DS and PlayStation 2 and reviews Activision's  first person shooter Wolfenstein for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Zadzooks: Tekken 6 and Marvel vs. Capcom 2

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for August 28, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Namco Bandai Games' 3D fighter Tekken 6 developed for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PSP and reviews Capcom's 2D arcade fighter Marvel vs. Capcom 2 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Zadzooks: Muramasa: Demon Blade interview - Shane Bettenhausen

  Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for August 21, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski's interview with Ignition Entertainment's Shane Bettenhausen about the upcoming Wii sword-master epic Muramasa: The Demon Blade. Japanese game developer Vanillaware built the game exclusively for the Wii and Shane sat down with me to discuss the details and epic boss battles.  

Zadzooks: Spyborgs and Wii Sports Resort

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for August 14, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Capcom and Bionic Games' third person brawler Spyborgs developed for the Wii and reviews Nintendo's latest activity rich, mini-game collection Wii Sports Resort. 

Zadzooks: Halo 3: ODST and Splosion Man

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for August 7, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Microsoft Game Studios and Bungie's first person shooter Halo 3: ODST developed for the Xbox 360 and reviews Twisted Pixel's Xbox Live Arcade platfrom puzzler Splosion Man for the Xbox 360.

Bennett's Best for the week of July 26

Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Collected Book 1 from Mirage Studios and Bone: Rose from Scholastic Books.

Bennett's Best for the week of July 19

Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. Titles are either currently on specialty store shelves or shipping or in the near future. Fans can also click on the covers to appreciate the fine art.

Zadzooks: Dark Void and G-Force, The Video Game

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for July 31, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Capcom's aerial and third person shooter Dark Void developed for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC and reviews Disney Interactive's G-Force: The Video Game for the Xbox 360.

Bennett's Best for the week of July 12

  Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Blackest Night, No. 1 from DC Comics and Little Mouse Gets Ready from Toon Books.  

Zadzooks: Madden NFL 10, Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for July 17, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Electronic Arts'  professional football simulation Madden NFL 10 developed for all consoles but the PC and reviews Ubisoft's definitive Wild West first person shooter Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood for the Xbox 360

Comic-Con is almost here!

In less than a week, the convention center doors will open upon the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Comic-Con, which has literally grown exponentially from a small comic-book show into the veritable mecha of pop culture.