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Marvel’s New VR Game Lets You Kick Ass as Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

Marvel Powers United VR makes one of your wildest dreams come true. You and three friends can all team up and fight the forces of evil, in real time, as your favorite superheroes. If you and three friends all have an Oculus Rift of course.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Playing Super Mario Bros. in Real Life Is How Video Games Will Finally Get You Off Your Ass

If Microsoft wants a guaranteed way to sell a million Hololens augmented reality headsets, it should listen to Abhishek Singh and pitch the hardware as the ultimate way to get in shape by playing the first level of Super Mario Bros. in real life. Unlike the Wii’s balance board accessory, this might actually help you…Read […]

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In Injustice 2, the Joker’s Crowbar Means Nothing to Jason Todd

Before he became the Red Hood, Jason Todd met a grisly fate at the hands of the Joker in the iconic A Death in the Family storyline, including a horrifying beating with a crowbar. At least now in Injustice 2, Jason can enact some justice (both poetic and physically) against the clown prince of crime […]

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Injustice 2 Is Surprisingly at Its Best When It Forgets It’s an Injustice Sequel

The first Injustice game—and the fantastic tie-in comic that accompanied it—told a story that pitted Batman and Superman against each other in a battle between heroism and villainy, and how good people can be driven to do horrible things. Injustice 2 isn’t really about that, and that’s both interesting and at times…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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io9’s Best and Most Essential Star Wars Posts

It’s the 40th anniversary of Star Wars, which happens to be something we have written about a lot here at io9. Like, seriously a terrifying amount. After combing through our archives, we’ve assembled our favorite pieces about the Star Wars movies, games, toys, books, comics, and everything else this universe…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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io9’s Best and Most Essential Star Wars Posts

It’s the 40th anniversary of Star Wars, which happens to be something we have written about a lot here at io9. Like, seriously a terrifying amount. After combing through our archives, we’ve assembled our favorite pieces about the Star Wars movies, games, toys, books, comics, and everything else this universe…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Tom Holland Will Play Young Nathan Drake in the Uncharted Movie

Sony’s long-in-gestation adaptation of the smash hit video game series Uncharted has apparently gone under a major reworking. It’s now a prequel series set before the events of the games, and its hero Nathan Drake will be a youngster played by Spider-Man himself.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Bring a Galaxy Far, Far Away, A Lot Closer With This Star Wars Toy and Board Game Sale

Yesterday may have been May the Fourth, but the Star Wars deals seem to be like Sandpeople, walking single file to hide their numbers. Amazon has a ton of Star Wars toys and board games marked down, and you don’t need to be Force-sensitive to see that these prices aren’t ones to pass up.Read more… […]

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Your Android Phone Has a Built-In Childproofing Feature

Ever needed to hand your phone to a kid? Even if you don’t want to, sometimes you’re trying to keep them quiet at a restaurant, or calm them down at the doctor’s. But handing over an unlocked phone is just asking for the kid to delete all your home screen shortcuts (or, worse, work emails). […]

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