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Marvel's CinemaScores: Which MCU Movies Audiences Loved

Share. Apparently audiences really like the MCU. By Jesse Schedeen Generally, a high CinemaScore rating — the survey of what actual audiences thought of a film — is a pretty good indicator that a movie will do well at the box office. Is it any wonder then that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is such a […]

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PS4 trophies: games with easy achievements for PSN points

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For hardcore completionists, collecting in-game trophies has always been its own reward. However, now that PlayStation has announced that its Rewards program in the US will take trophies into account, earning you PSN store credit for devoted play, the average player has a nice incentive to begin trophy hunting. Now, when you’ve signed up the […]

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Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back Review

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Share. What could possibly go wrong? Just about everything. By Heidi Kemps Out of all the various platformer mascots that could have been picked for a modern revival, Bubsy couldn’t have been high on most people’s lists. After all, the 1993 original was mostly notorious for bizarre, meandering level design, and a multitude of cheap […]

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Marvel Answers Long-Running Spider-Man Mystery

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By Jesse Schedeen Spider-Men II finally addressed one of Marvel’s longest-running mysteries, but fans might not be happy with the answer. Warning: this article contains spoilers for Spider-Men II #2! The original Spider-Men mini-series ended on an unusual cliffhanger in 2012, with Peter Parker returning home and Googling Miles Morales’ name, curious to see if […]

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Microsoft's smaller Xbox One adapter for PC may not be here this year

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Microsoft’s new Xbox Wireless Adapter — announced just a fortnight ago — appears to be experiencing delays, with US customers potentially having to wait until next year for the slimmed down peripheral. Intended to ship in the US on August 8, it appears the redesigned dongle is now set to its placeholder date of January […]

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LawBreakers Review

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Share. I believe I can fly… By Tom Marks There’s an art to riding that terrifying line between falling and flying, but the falling is inevitable. LawBreakers’ fast-paced gun duels play out like thrilling highwire dances: You try to stay afloat and in control long enough to win each fight, then land and regroup to […]

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Agents Of Mayhem Review

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Agents of Mayhem isn’t subtle. The single-player action-adventure game from Saints Row developer Volition is all about being larger than life, with intense superhero-versus-supervillain combat and raunchy protagonists who drop F-bombs as much as they drop real bombs. Unfortunately, the game doesn’t offer much more than a “to the extreme” attitude, which wears out its […]

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Blizzard's Battle.net Gets A New Name

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Last year, Blizzard announced that it was “transitioning away” from Battle.net as the name for the Overwatch developer’s online network. Now, the developer has made a U-turn of sorts, saying the name is staying, but with something new. Going forward, Blizzard will link “Blizzard” and “Battle.net” into the name, to be henceforth known as “Blizzard […]

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Now AI is beating humans at Dota 2 as well

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We’ve already seen artificial intelligence systems trounce human beings at the ancient board game Go, and now computers are winning at multiplayer video games too – the OpenAI engine backed by Elon Musk has been beating the best Dota 2 players in the world championships in the US. The AI took on three of the […]

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Lawbreakers PS4 Review

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Ever since the introduction of jump pads in shooters, an FPS that offered greater freedom of flight was inevitable. Lawbreakers feels like one such result. There’s a moderate learning curve to maneuvering and surviving in-air and within the myriad anti-gravity spheres of the game’s arenas. When you do manage to adapt to sniping on the […]

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