In the world of ‘Hero Mode,’ superheroes don’t wear capes. They don’t fly or shoot lasers; they code — specifically, they code video games. This family-friendly film encapsulated the recent cultural shift and obsession with video games, literally taking the viewer into the game building and the minds of the coders, almost like a new era of ‘Tron.’ The little kid and the gamer in me, who are pretty much one-in-the-same, were full of anticipation and giddiness watching a brand new video game be created right before my eyes. This is a review of ‘Hero Mode.’

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