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Marvel Heroes is shutting down

Marvel Heroes is shutting down

It's a sad day for some Marvel fans out there, as Disney has revealed that it will be shutting down Marvel Heroes. While the move may not come as much of a surprise (more on that later), it does seem to be a rather sudden decision. Disney revealed today that the reason these games are shutting down is because it has ended its relationship with Gazillion Entertainment, the developer of the title.

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Disney streaming service will be cheaper than Netflix, says CEO Bob Iger

Disney streaming service will be cheaper than Netflix, says CEO Bob Iger

With Disney gradually pulling its content from Netflix, the writing has been on the wall for some time now that the house of Mickey would be rolling out its own streaming service. Now with an expected launch in 2019, featuring not only the Disney movie library but Star Wars and Marvel content as well, the company started revealing a few details, including that it plans to undercut Netflix in pricing.

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Star Wars live action TV show will launch on Disney streaming service

Star Wars live action TV show will launch on Disney streaming service

We've been hearing for more than a year now that a live action Star Wars television show was in the pipeline, and now more details about that have surfaced. According to a new report, this live action TV series will be premiering on Disney's upcoming streaming service, the same streaming service where you'll find Disney content after it pulls it from Netflix. It could be at least a couple years before that show actually arrives, though.

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21st Century Fox in talks with Disney over potential mega sale

21st Century Fox in talks with Disney over potential mega sale

21st Century Fox has been in talks with Disney over a potentially huge sale, according to insiders, as Fox shifts its focus to more narrow content categories. According to sources, Fox wants to trim its focus to sports and news, a response to the rapidly changing media landscape; this change in focus could result in the majority of 21st Century Fox being sold to Disney, giving the media giant yet another movie studio.

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Theaters must follow strict Disney terms to show Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Theaters must follow strict Disney terms to show Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Theaters hoping to rake in some cash on Star Wars hype will need to follow a burdensome set of top-secret instructions in order to do so, according to a new report. Disney has reportedly passed on a series of terms that theaters must follow if they want to screen The Last Jedi, a move that some exhibitors complain is most severe they've ever dealt with. Among other things, Disney will reportedly get 65-percent of the movie's ticket sales.

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Han Solo movie gets a title (and wraps)

Han Solo movie gets a title (and wraps)

After experiencing a bit of a director shakeup earlier in the year, Disney's Han Solo movie has wrapped production. Not only does this mean that it's still on track for its original launch date, but it also now has a title. Somewhat disappointingly, Disney went with just about the most predictable title it could come up with.

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Movies Anywhere is your one stop digital movie shop

Movies Anywhere is your one stop digital movie shop

There are hundreds, no, thousands of movies available almost literally at our fingertips, on smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and more. But these naturally come from different sources via different channels, almost all of which are in competition with one another. Wouldn't it be grand if there was just one place to find and watch them all? That nearly impossible dream has suddenly come true with the new Movies Anywhere platform that brings together five Hollywood studios and four digital retailers under one roof, coexisting in peace and harmony.

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The Last Jedi tickets: When and how to buy

The Last Jedi tickets: When and how to buy

Tonight is a big night for Star Wars fans. Not only is a new trailer for The Last Jedi premiering during Monday Night Football's halftime on ESPN, but Disney will also be opening up ticket sales for the movie. If you want to be among the first people in the country to see The Last Jedi, you're going to need to be quick with your credit card information once those sales go live.

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The Last Jedi director: ‘Absolutely’ skip the trailer to avoid spoilers

The Last Jedi director: ‘Absolutely’ skip the trailer to avoid spoilers

After months and months of waiting, we're finally about to get a new trailer for Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi. Disney is set to premiere the trailer tonight during Monday Night Football on ESPN, and you better believe that hype is high among Star Wars fans. You might want to temper that excitement and plan on skipping the trailer, though, as it may contain spoilers for the upcoming movie.

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 springs back to life thanks to Disney

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 springs back to life thanks to Disney

It would appear that Disney has revived a classic Star Wars game from the past. Not to be confused with the modern Star Wars: Battlefront 2 (which is coming up later this year), Disney has brought the multiplayer servers for 2005's Battlefront 2 back online. Those servers were run by GameSpy up until its shut down back until 2014, and in the time since then, those who wanted to play Battlefront 2 online had to rely on GameRanger.

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DisneyNOW is now the one Disney app to rule them all

DisneyNOW is now the one Disney app to rule them all

Disney seems to be closing rank as far as its digital entertainment goes. It has just started pulling out from Netflix and is now consolidating its children-target mobile apps into one big whole. After nearly half a decade, Disney has decided to make the app situation less confusing for kids and parents alike by combining its Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior apps into just one app, simply called, what else, "DisneyNOW".

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Garmin vívofit jr 2 is a Disney-themed activity tracker for kids

Garmin vívofit jr 2 is a Disney-themed activity tracker for kids

It's never too early to get kids started with a fitness routine and here to help is the Garmin vivofit jr. 2. This activity tracker is designed specifically for kids; it comes with Disney-themed designs including ones featuring Minnie Mouse, Star Wars First Order, Avengers, BB-8, Captain America, and The Resistance.

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