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Fortnite Captain America outfit lets you be the First Avenger

Fortnite Captain America outfit lets you be the First Avenger

Independence Day in the US this year is going to be a rather memorable one given the rather complex mix of situations there right now. Some might decide to just spend it indoors while still spending it with others in some good old Internet-based social experience. For some, that means competing with masses of other players to stay on top of Fortnite ranking and now gamers can even literally wear a bit of that American spirit with Fortnite's new Captain America themed items.

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Old games, new content: Spider-man, GTAV, Destiny 2, now this is the way

Old games, new content: Spider-man, GTAV, Destiny 2, now this is the way

Over the last week we've become very aware of the fact that game developers are trying for a sea change. It might instead be that gamers are the ones that've made this change happen - maybe developers are only doing what the market demands they do in order to survive. In any case, we've seen three major games announced as new, their developers revealing that instead of making new games, they'll be putting more time and effort into the games that people already love.

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Marvel Digital Comics Shop shutting down: What you need to know

Marvel Digital Comics Shop shutting down: What you need to know

Marvel has announced plans to shut down its Digital Comics Shop, a part of its website where fans can buy single digital issues and collections of Marvel comic books. The closure will take place on June 2, but this won't be too big of a deal for readers. Marvel's digital comics aren't going anywhere and you'll still be able to access the content you've already purchased.

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Taika Waititi (Mandalorian, Thor: Ragnarok) to direct new Star Wars movie

Taika Waititi (Mandalorian, Thor: Ragnarok) to direct new Star Wars movie

Today it was made official that Taika Waititi will both write and direct a new Star Wars feature film for theatrical release. This is just about the best good news we've heard since the Star Wars universe was acquired by Disney. Taika Waititi is famous for his creation of the cult classic movie What We Do In The Shadows as well as his direction of the best Marvel movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Thor: Ragnarok!

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Some Marvel comic books may be paused until summer over pandemic

Some Marvel comic books may be paused until summer over pandemic

Closures caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have disrupted the comic book industry and it seems that may not change any time soon. A new report claims that Marvel Comics may end up pausing around one-third of its comic book issues until mid-summer at best over issues caused by the pandemic. The news follows a delay that impacted all Marvel comics in late March.

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Marvel Unlimited makes top comic books free until early May

Marvel Unlimited makes top comic books free until early May

Marvel has gotten on the bandwagon of making certain things free over the next month or so of quarantine. Starting today, April 2, Marvel fans can access a curated selection of the company's most iconic comic book stories for free through the Marvel Unlimited service. Only some of the comic books available on the Marvel Unlimited platform are made available for free under this change, including things like Civil War and Avengers vs. X-Men.

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This Darth Vader plot twist just shocked the Star Wars universe

This Darth Vader plot twist just shocked the Star Wars universe

A new canon (read: part of the official Star Wars story) comic book revealed a twist in the Star Wars universe the likes of which we've only ever seen in movies before. Star Wars hasn't been one to shy away from twists in storyline, not since the first film - but now, here, something has happened. In a comic book released here in the first weeks of 2020, Darth Vader went searching for secrets about his past, and what he found was... quite unexpected. NOTE: The following contains SPOILERS for the 2020 comic book Darth Vader #1 from Marvel Comics!

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Star Wars: Major Skywalker parentage canon fact confirmed

Star Wars: Major Skywalker parentage canon fact confirmed

We're taking another look at a point of interest in the history of the official canon Star Wars universe today - specifically at Anakin Skywalker. It's the perfect time to make clear a significant point on Anakin's history since the last(?) of 9 movies is out in the Skywalker Saga right this minute. The following article does NOT contain major spoiler beyond the point that the trailers for The Rise of Skywalker made abundantly clear: That Emperor Palpatine isn't necessarily as "dead" as we previously assumed.

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Episodes of Rick and Morty, Friends, Big Bang Theory licensing through 2028

Episodes of Rick and Morty, Friends, Big Bang Theory licensing through 2028

If you're looking for episodes of Rick and Morty in the near future, you won't be amongst the unlucky masses with just one option. If you're looking for a show like The Office, for example, you've likely been watching on Netflix for the past few years - but soon you'll have to head elsewhere. The same is true of many Disney TV shows and movies, including Marvel Comics movies and Star Wars movies - all of which are now on Disney+. But Cartoon Network, the folks who run the license show when it comes to Rick and Morty, do not seem to be taking the bait when it comes to the whole "exclusive" deal other networks are attempting to score.

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Marvel Comics just revealed the ultimate origin story

Marvel Comics just revealed the ultimate origin story

A new comic called Silver Surfer: Black #5 was released this week with new insight into the origins of the Marvel Universe. At this moment in time it's important to note that the following article requires a SPOILER ALERT for the comics in the "Silver Surfer: Black" series. Once you read this article, there's no going back to a time when you didn't know the deal. The details of this series are too important to not report on here - or at least they're important if you're the sort of person who enjoys knowing the most KEY details of the history of Marvel Comics.

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Spider-Man is back: What was all the fuss about?

Spider-Man is back: What was all the fuss about?

Our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man has swung back to Marvel, keeping Tom Holland’s incarnation of the hero alive. A new deal between movie studios Sony and Disney agreed to keep Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and even confirming the release date of a third Spidey film on July 16, 2021.

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Spider-Man returns to MCU with 3rd movie in 2021

Spider-Man returns to MCU with 3rd movie in 2021

Marvel and Sony are back at it again. Tom Holland will continue to be Spider-Man in a third film in the "Spider-Man: Homecoming" series produced by Amy Pascal* and Kevin Feige. This comes after an announcement today that Marvel and Sony were, once again, working together to make the most of the wall-crawling comic book hero. "I am thrilled that Spidey’s journey in the MCU will continue," said Fiege.

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