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Spider-Man Will Be A PlayStation Exclusive Character For Marvel’s Avengers, Reminding Us All How Much Console-Exclusive DLC Sucks

In a move already being roundly criticized on social media, Crystal Dynamics’ Jeff Adams revealed today that Spider-Man will be available as a free update for PlayStation players of this September’s Marvel’s Avengers game in “early 2021.” PC and Xbox One players, apparently, won’t get to play as him.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What Lessons Can Future Conventions Learn From Virtual San Diego Comic-Con?

San Diego Comic-Con 2020 was an experiment to see if a convention could be moved entirely online during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The result was… mixed. There were a few things that worked about it, but overall the event was kind of a mess. With DC FanDome and other digital-only conventions on the horizon, the…Read […]

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The 5 Winners (and 3 Losers) of San Diego Comic-Con 2020 (at Home)

San Diego Comic-Con 2020 has ended, and things were a bit different this time around. Obviously, that was because of forces beyond anyone’s control—namely a global pandemic. But there were still things that could’ve gone better. There were a few highs, some notable lows, and a lot of uncertainty about what the rest of …Read […]

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The 5 Winners (and 3 Losers) of San Diego Comic-Con 2020 (at Home)

San Diego Comic-Con 2020 has ended, and things were a bit different this time around. Obviously, that was because of forces beyond anyone’s control—namely a global pandemic. But there were still things that could’ve gone better. There were a few highs, some notable lows, and a lot of uncertainty about what the rest of …Read […]

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Marvel’s Hellish Helstrom Comic-Con Trailer Is Light on Hell, Comic-Cons

Let’s be honest: our first look at Hulu and Marvel’s Helstrom did not inspire…the greatest confidence. And now we’ve been given a look at in motion, and we can once again confirm: this does indeed look like a television show that exists.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Marvel’s Hellish Helstrom Comic-Con Trailer Is Light on Hell, Comic-Cons

Let’s be honest: our first look at Hulu and Marvel’s Helstrom did not inspire…the greatest confidence. And now we’ve been given a look at in motion, and we can once again confirm: this does indeed look like a television show that exists.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Best (at Home) Cosplay From San Diego Comic-Con 2020

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, only this time it’s from the comfort of our living rooms. But amazing cosplay waits for no convention center! In lieu of our normal compilation videos, we asked cosplayers to send us clips showing off their tributes to our favorite shows, films, comics, and video games. And y’all…Read […]

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The Best (at Home) Cosplay From San Diego Comic-Con 2020

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, only this time it’s from the comfort of our living rooms. But amazing cosplay waits for no convention center! In lieu of our normal compilation videos, we asked cosplayers to send us clips showing off their tributes to our favorite shows, films, comics, and video games. And y’all…Read […]

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The Coolest San Diego Comic-Con Collectibles That Are Easy to Get Your Hands on This Year

Every year, San Diego Comic-Con gives us a bunch of cool toys that we desperately sigh about because we’ll never get our hands on them without paying hand over fist, either at the con or on the aftermarket. This year’s a bit different: there’s no actual physical con, but there are still exclusives—and they’re a […]

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The Coolest San Diego Comic-Con Collectibles That Are Easy to Get Your Hands on This Year

Every year, San Diego Comic-Con gives us a bunch of cool toys that we desperately sigh about because we’ll never get our hands on them without paying hand over fist, either at the con or on the aftermarket. This year’s a bit different: there’s no actual physical con, but there are still exclusives—and they’re a […]

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The Best Marvel Studios Moments in Comic-Con History

This year could have been special. A year after Marvel Studios announced the bulk of the Phase 4 slate in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con, odds were high that a 2020 panel would have been even bigger. We might have seen footage from Eternals and trailers for the Disney+ shows, and gotten some juicy […]

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The Best Marvel Studios Moments in Comic-Con History

This year could have been special. A year after Marvel Studios announced the bulk of the Phase 4 slate in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con, odds were high that a 2020 panel would have been even bigger. We might have seen footage from Eternals and trailers for the Disney+ shows, and gotten some juicy […]

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Iron Man VR: The Kotaku Review

Iron Man feels like a perfect fit for virtual reality. In the movies, Tony Stark’s advanced armor operates like VR, with a virtual screen projected inside his helmet. So when I put on my PSVR headset and started playing Iron Man VR I felt like that famous, armor-wearing superhero. Unfortunately, I didn’t have to just…Read […]

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Marvel’s Avengers Assembled Today For A More In-Depth Preview

Today, Square Enix assembled the team and showed off some more in-depth gameplay from the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers. During a half-hour event called the “War Table,” viewers were treated to a deeper look at the combat system, the mission structure, and the villain (a big brain named M.O.D.O.K.). This, of course, is…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Marvel’s Cancelled New Warriors Series Would Have Featured M.O.D.O.K., of All People

Imagine, if you will, a world where M.O.D.O.K., the Marvel Universe’s most cylindrical villain, was mainstream. Such a strange, beautiful dream may be coming, what with him actually having an animated series on the way. But it could have happened much sooner. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Marvel’s Cancelled New Warriors Series Would Have Featured M.O.D.O.K., of All People

Imagine, if you will, a world where M.O.D.O.K., the Marvel Universe’s most cylindrical villain, was mainstream. Such a strange, beautiful dream may be coming, what with him actually having an animated series on the way. But it could have happened much sooner. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Punisher’s Logo Can’t Be Turned Into a Symbol for Black Lives Matter or Real World Justice

For years now, American police officers and members of various branches of the American military have used Marvel Comics’ Punisher skull logo as a symbol to represent their own personal ideologies about what it means to be a person wielding a weapon. Those ideologies, interpreted through the lens of the logo, are…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Studio Interference Kept Sue Storm From Being Black in 2015’s Fantastic Four, Says Director Josh Trank

Josh Trank, in the time surrounding the release of his latest movie, Capone, has been more open than ever about his troubled experiences directing big-budget superhero fare with the disastrous 2015 version of Fantastic Four. Now, he’s being frank about the racial politics of casting that film. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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As the Punisher Skull Re-Emerges on Cops in U.S. Protests, Marvel Comics Reckons With Its Imagery

The appropriation of comic book character Frank Castle’s skull emblem by police and the military has been an ongoing issue for Marvel Entertainment as it wrestles with the questionable embrace of the anti-hero’s extrajudicial violence by real state and federal employees. But as the “Punisher skull” has re-emerged on…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Gorgeous Marvel Cinematic Universe Concept Art Is Coming to a Wall Near You

Oftentimes, the first image we see from a new Marvel Studios film is its concept art. The studio uses that art, not just to help in the development of the film, but as promotional material to hand out at events like San Diego Comic-Con. When that happens, though, the images are on flimsy, cheap paper, […]

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