The Umbrella Conspiracy (Resident Evil #1) Review

The Umbrella Conspiracy (Resident Evil #1) is a 1998 science fiction survival horror novel written by S. D. Perry and published by Pocket Books.  Serving as a novelization of the video game Resident Evil the story follows members of Alpha S.T.A.R.S. (Special Tactics And Rescue Squad) team in Raccoon City, whose search for Bravo Team leads them to the Spencer estate where they find horrors that defy imagination. Positives: Good characters Maintains tense atmosphere Interesting plot Great antagonist Writing is descriptive Negatives: n/a Plot:  The Umbrella Conspiracy follows members of…

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Batman Arkham Knight: The Official Novelization Review

Batman Arkham Knight: The Official Novelization is a superhero fiction novel written by Marv Wolfman, published by Titan Books. Based on the Batman: Arkham Knight video game of the same name, Gotham City is in chaos as the criminal organizations run wild, seeking to fill the void left by the death of the Joker. When the Scarecrow threatens to unleash a toxin that will kill scores of innocents, the result is uncontrollable panic. Positives: Good characters Compelling story Negatives: Lackluster antagonists Lacks exposition Plot:  The story is really compelling and the…

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