Midnighter and Apollo Are Back for DC Rebirth

Midnighter and Apollo Are Back for DC Rebirth

Wildstorm fans can take heart, as DC has revealed these characters will still have a part to play in DC Rebirth. Former teammates and on-again, off-again lovers Midnighter and Apollo will star in a new mini-series this fall. Midnighter & Apollo is a six-issue mini-series that will see writer Steve Orlando pick up where he left off with the recent Midnighter solo series. He’ll be joined by artist Fernando Blanco, with ACO providing covers for the series. Midnighter & Apollo #1 cover by ACOContinue reading…
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Xbox Co-Creator on Convincing Bill Gates to Approve Xbox

Xbox Co-Creator on Convincing Bill Gates to Approve Xbox

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates took some convincing before signing off on the company’s vision for the original Xbox, and Ed Fries recently stopped by the IGN office to share the story. According to the Xbox co-creator, Gates wasn’t too happy when he learned, during their proposal meeting on Valentine’s Day of 2000, about their plan to veer away from Windows in favor of closed gaming platform. “Bill walks in, he’s holding our Powerpoint deck, throws it down on the table and says, ‘This is a insult to everything I’ve done at this company’—basically was the quote. And that was the start of the meeting,” Fries said on the latest episode of IGN Unfiltered. Continue reading…
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PlayStation VR Pre-orders Sold Out, No More Until Release

PlayStation VR Pre-orders Sold Out, No More Until Release

The final wave of PlayStation VR headset pre-orders went live today, but they’re already sold out. According to Gamespot, a Gamestop representative said its entire allocation of PSVR units sold out “within minutes.” Sony said yesterday that there won’t be any more pre-order opportunities now, so if you haven’t been able to pre-order, you’ll have to wait until the full release on October 13. Continue reading…
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Man Claims to Have Invented the iPhone, Sues Apple for $10bn

Man Claims to Have Invented the iPhone, Sues Apple for bn

A man named Thomas Ross has claimed he invented the iPhone in 1992, and has now sued Apple for $10 billion. According to The Guardian, Ross says the iPhone, iPad, and iPod all infringe his invention of an “Electronic Reading Device.”   Thomas Ross’ drawing of his ERD. (via The Guardian)Continue reading…
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