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Magic: The Gathering Card Sold For $87,672 On eBay: What Made The Piece Of Cardboard So Expensive?

Black Lotus, a card from the Alpha set of the 'Magic: The Gathering' trading card game, was sold in an eBay auction for $87,672. What made the piece of cardboard reach such an exorbitant price?

Culture July 30, 2018

Pokémon GO Rumored To Have Big ‘Gen 4’ Evolution Event Soon

A Reddit user who once leaked details about the the 'Pokémon GO' Water Festival is now alleging that an Evolution Event is on the horizon. The event will apparently kick off the addition of Gen 4 monsters.

Culture July 30, 2018

Stranger Things Season 3 Delayed To 2019, But Netflix Says It’ll Be Worth The Wait

It’s official: there will be no ‘Stranger Things’ this year, but the upcoming season will be bigger and better than the previous one, and it’s supposedly going to be worth the wait.

Culture July 29, 2018

Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Will Still Be In ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

The 'Star Wars: Episode IX' cast sees some familiar faces and new ones as well. Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are reprising their roles as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia, respectively, and Billy Dee Williams is returning as Lando Calrissian.

Culture July 28, 2018

New Nintendo Labo Kit Announced: Check Out These Car, Plane, And Submarine Toy-Cons

Nintendo just showcased a bunch of new Toy-Cons that’ll be part of the forthcoming Vehicle Kit for Nintendo Labo. At $70, players get a car, an airplane, and a submarine, plus a promising new game to try them all on.

Culture July 27, 2018

Only 1 ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel Series Moving Forward, For Now: Here’s What It’s About

Only one out of the several ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff projects in development will be moving forward, the network’s programming head has confirmed. The pilot comes from Jane Goldman, who worked on ‘X-Men: First Class’ and the ‘Kingsman’ films.

Culture July 26, 2018

Free Xbox Games With Gold For August 2018: 'For Honor' On Xbox One, 'Dead Space 3' On Xbox 360

For August 2018, the free Xbox Games with Gold for the Xbox One are 'For Honor' and 'Forza Horizon 2.' For the Xbox 360, they are 'Dead Space 3' and 'Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two.'

Culture July 27, 2018

PUBG Mobile Update 0.7.0 Adds Fast-Paced War Mode And Clan System

The new 'PUBG Mobile' update adds War Mode and a clan system to the Battle Royale game. Version 0.7.0 comes just a month after version 0.6.0, showing that Tencent and PUBG Corp. are serious about keeping players engaged and interested.

Culture July 26, 2018

Hit Broadway Musical ‘Hamilton’ Might Finally Hit Movie Theaters, But Not As An Adaptation

'Hamilton' is coming to a movie theater near you. You won’t see an adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, though — just a pre-recorded performance.

Culture July 25, 2018

Xbox Adaptive Controller, Designed For Gamers With Disabilities, Will Not Come In Usual Packaging

Microsoft designed the Xbox Adaptive Controller, which was announced at E3 2018, for gamers with disabilities. The groundbreaking device will come with special packaging that will also be accessible for disabled gamers.

Culture July 26, 2018

Steam Finally Rolls Out Its Discord Rival, Proving It's Greatly Threatened By The Chat App

Because most players using Discord as a social chat app, it has become a great threat to Steam, which owns the biggest PC marketplace in the world. Thus, in an attempt to get those players, it’s offering a clone.

Culture July 25, 2018

Surprise 'Metal Gear Solid V' Update Will Let You Play As Quiet In FOB Missions

An unexpected 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' update added Quiet as a playable character in FOB missions. The scantily clad sniper is one of the game's most powerful characters, with her extreme agility and cloaking skill.

Culture July 25, 2018

Commodore 64 Mini US Release Date Revealed: Will It Succeed Like The NES And SNES Classic Edition?

The Commodore 64 Mini will finally arrive to the United States in a few months. The retro console was inspired by Nintendo's NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition, but it remains to be seen how well it will do.

Culture July 25, 2018

The Next Xbox Console Will Come In 2 Versions: The Traditional Hardware And The Streaming Box

Microsoft is reportedly working on two versions of the next-generation Xbox console, codenamed Xbox Scarlett. The first version is the traditional hardware, while the second version is a cloud-only model focused on the upcoming Xbox video game streaming service.

Culture July 24, 2018

Nintendo Escalates Fight Against Piracy, Files Lawsuit Against 2 Major ROM Websites

Nintendo filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against LoveROMs and LoveRETRO, which are major online sources for ROMs of games for classic Nintendo consoles such as the NES and SNES. The legal action follows Nintendo's attempt to curb Nintendo Switch piracy.

Culture July 23, 2018

A Different Kind Of 'Overwatch' Nerf: Reaper's Hellfire Shotgun Turned Into Nerf Blaster

Blizzard revealed the Nerf Rival Overwatch Reaper Wight Edition blaster at Comic-Con International: San Diego. The Hellfire Shotgun-inspired blaster is the first in a series of new Nerf guns that will be based on weapons of various 'Overwatch' heroes.

Culture July 23, 2018

Pokémon GO Cheaters Will Be Perma-Banned After 3 Violations

Niantic Labs finally placed its campaign against 'Pokémon GO' cheaters into writing with its Three-Strike Discipline Policy. In most cases, cheaters will get their 'Pokémon GO' accounts banned after three infractions.

Culture July 22, 2018

James Gunn Booted Out Of ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Franchise Over Offensive Tweets

James Gunn will not be directing ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.’ Disney just fired him after his past tweets about pedophilia, rape, and molestation resurfaced.

Culture July 21, 2018

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Finally Arrives This August: Check Out The New Trailer

Those who’ve been waiting impatiently for Stardew Valley to get multiplayer can finally exhale: the feature is coming this August. Multiplayer support will put farmhands on your farm, and they’ll be able to do anything you can.

Culture July 21, 2018

Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Returns: Here Are The Best Deals For Xbox One Games

The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale has returned, giving players a chance to buy discounted Xbox One games. Some of the best deals in the annual sale include 'Assassin's Creed: Origins,' 'Far Cry 5,' 'Fortnite,' PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Sea of Thieves.'

Culture July 20, 2018

Joker Movie Starring Joaquin Phoenix Now Has A Release Date And Official Title

'Joker' is coming to theaters in October next year. The film will be an examination of the villain’s struggles, with Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix playing the troubled and terrifying DC Comics character.

Culture July 19, 2018

World Of Warcraft Subscription Fee Now Also Includes Access To Base Game And Most Expansions

Blizzard overhauled the 'World of Warcraft' subscription model ahead of the Battle for Azeroth release. Players will now only need to pay the $15 monthly subscription fee to gain access to the base game and its first six expansions.

Culture July 19, 2018

Microsoft Will Reveal New Xbox One Bundles And Accessories At Gamescom: What Could They Be?

Microsoft's Larry Hryb said that new Xbox One bundles and accessories will be unveiled at Gamescom 2018. An earlier version of his blog post, however, raised speculations that the Xbox Two is on its way.

Culture July 19, 2018

No Man's Sky Next Update Will Add Full Multiplayer, But Is It Too Late?

The massive Next update, coming on July 24, will enable true 'No Man's Sky' multiplayer two years after the game was released. Hello Games will deliver its promise of a full multiplayer experience, but is it too late?

Culture July 18, 2018

Lesbian Superhero Batwoman Is Finally Getting Her Own Show

A live-action adaptation of 'Batwoman' is in the works. While the show doesn’t have a premiere date yet, it will center on Kate Kane, an openly gay vigilante fighting crimes within Gotham.

Culture July 19, 2018

There’s Going To Be A Live-Action ‘Rugrats’ Movie

Beloved children’s show 'Rugrats' will get the live-action adaptation treatment this 2020. Nickelodeon has also confirmed that there’ll be 26 new episodes of the series coming soon.

Culture July 17, 2018

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Creator Joss Whedon Is Making A Sci-Fi Series For HBO

Joss Whedon is returning to TV. The 'Firefly' creator has chosen HBO as the home of his new sci-fi series 'The Nevers,' which is about a group of Victorian women with unusual powers.

Culture July 16, 2018

Nintendo Labo Creators Contest Winners Include 'The Legend Of Zelda' Piano, Alarm Clock, And Solar-Powered Accordion

Nintendo recognized several amazing projects in the Nintendo Labo Creators Contest, which divided the entries into three categories. Among the Nintendo Labo creations that were highlighted, arguably the most impressive one was a solar-powered accordion.

Culture July 16, 2018

Modder Fixes Typo In 'Aliens: Colonial Marines' Code, Making The Game Suck A Bit Less

A typo in the 'Aliens: Colonial Marines' code played a part in the game's horrible AI. The shooter is currently on sale with a 90 percent discount, taking its price from $30 to $3.

Culture July 15, 2018

This Nintendo Switch Accessory Fixes One Of The Console’s Biggest Problems

The Nintendo Switch frustratingly doesn’t support wireless headphones, a feature Nintendo should’ve added as standard. A Kickstarter campaign aims to solve that problem once and for all.

Culture July 15, 2018

Warner Bros. Studios Releases New Images From 'Godzilla: King Of The Monsters'

Warner Bros. Studios and Legendary Entertainment released new images for the upcoming film, 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'. The film stars Vera Farmiga and Millie Bobby Brown.

Culture July 13, 2018

Joaquin Phoenix Is Terrified Of Playing Joker In Upcoming Standalone Film

For the first time since it was announced that he’ll play Joker in an upcoming standalone film, Joaquin Phoenix has now spoken out about the role. Long story short? He’s really scared of portraying the iconic villain.

Culture July 14, 2018

Hidden NES Emulator Discovered In 'Animal Crossing' For Nintendo GameCube

Security researcher James Chambers discovered that the in-game NES in 'Animal Crossing' for the Nintendo GameCube looked at the console's memory card whenever it is accessed. Apparently, the digital console is a full-fledged NES emulator.

Culture July 13, 2018

Octopath Traveler Review Roundup: Square Enix Brings Its Magic To The Nintendo Switch

'Octopath Traveler,' a new Square Enix RPG for the Nintendo Switch, is finally here. Reviews on the game have been mostly positive, making it a must-buy for fans of the genre.

Culture July 13, 2018

Marvel’s Standalone Black Widow Film Finally Gets A Director

The standalone ‘Black Widow’ film now finally has a director on board. Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland will helm the forthcoming movie, chosen out of more than 70 directors.

Culture July 13, 2018

Xbox One Consoles Get Dolby Vision Support: Here’s Why It Matters

Those enrolled in Microsoft’s Xbox Insider program can now download the latest System Update for Xbox One. The company also promises that Dolby Vision support is coming in the next few weeks.

Culture July 13, 2018

Marvel Fans Speculate 'Black Panther 2' Will Be Released In 2021

Marvel fans speculated that the sequel to 'Black Panther' will be released in 2021. This new theory emerged after Disney had announced the date for an untitled Marvel film.

Culture July 12, 2018

New Nintendo Switch Units Come With Hardware Patches To Make Them More Hack-Proof

Nintendo is reportedly shipping new Switch unit with upgraded protections. The patched systems are allegedly more resistant to hacking attempts, such as the infamous Fusée Gelée exploit.

Culture July 12, 2018

Overwatch League Goes Mainstream: Playoffs To Be Aired On ESPN, DIsney XD, And ABC

Blizzard has entered a deal with Disney to bring the Overwatch League to the mainstream. The Overwatch League playoffs, including the first Grand Finals, will be broadcast on ESPN and Disney XD, with a highlight show on ABC.

Culture July 12, 2018

Avatar: The Last Airbender Writer To Premiere New Show On Netflix: Here’s What It’s About

A writer and director for 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' and 'Futurama' will have a new animated series on Netflix soon. At this rate, the streaming service might be the next big hub for animated shows.

Culture July 11, 2018

The Next 'Hearthstone' Expansion Is The Boomsday Project: Here's What We Know About It So Far

The next 'Hearthstone' expansion, The Boomsday Project, will launch in less than a month. The set will introduce 135 new cards to the digital card game, including nine new legendary spells and a single-player mode named The Puzzle Lab.

Culture July 11, 2018

Overwatch 'Pink Mercy' Skin Raised More Than $12.7 Million For Breast Cancer Research

'Overwatch' launched a $15 'Pink Mercy' skin back in May, with all proceeds pledged to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The drive was a hit, raising more than $12.7 million for the BCRF.

Culture July 10, 2018

Monster Hunter: World For PC Release Date And Requirements Unveiled

Capcom revealed the release date and system requirements of 'Monster Hunter: World' for the PC. The latest entry in the creature-slaying franchise will launch on Steam sooner than expected and will coincide with the series' arrival to the Nintendo Switch.

Culture July 10, 2018

Johnny Depp Sued For Allegedly Assaulting A Crew member In Latest Film

Johnny Depp is involved in yet another lawsuit. This time, it’s for allegedly punching a film crew member on the set of 'City of Lies' while he was drunk.

Culture July 10, 2018

Uncharted's Nathan Drake Never Takes Bullet Damage: The Red Parts Of The Screen Mean Something Else

Nathan Drake, the iconic treasure hunter from the 'Uncharted' franchise, apparently never takes bullet damage. The red indicators that appear on the screen whenever enemies shoot at him actually mean something else.

Culture July 10, 2018

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