Eric Frederiksen has been a gamer since someone made the mistake of letting him play their Nintendo many years ago, pushing him to beg for his own, and it's been downhill ever since. Eric takes a multifaceted approach to gaming news and reviews, mixing business analysis, cultural studies, tech and design. Eric has written for outlets like,,, and In his free time, Eric perfects his napping technique and pursues the elusive perfect cheeseburger.

By |

While movies like The Avengers, Ant-Man and the like show the fun side of superheroism — the escape, the power fantasy, the drama — Marvel’s TV shows are becoming the place to really go to get an earthier side of the comic book experience. Daredevil was a fast favorite for me as it took the Marvel universe out of the clouds and brought it down to earth. I don’t need everything to be ultra-gritty and realistic, but that show was a nice change of pace from the movies; it gave the overall Marvel universe another, and much needed, dimension.

Jessica Jones takes things a step further.