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‘Splatoon 3’ is Iterative, But Excellent

‘Splatoon 3’ is Iterative, But Excellent

Splatoon 3 is the follow-up to the smash-hit Switch-exclusive Splatoon 2, and it improves upon its predecessor in some subtle but meaningful ways. The sequel isn’t revolutionary – players are still able to ink the terrain and become cartoony squids to swim through the paint-like substance. The goal is still …

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How ‘She-Hulk’ Addresses the MCU’s Future

How ‘She-Hulk’ Addresses the MCU’s Future

Marvel’s newest show, She-Hulk, offers fans a first look at how a humorous, half-hour format will fit a Marvel series. Jennifer Walters, Bruce Banner’s cousin, is a brilliant lawyer who wants to advance her career and win cases. However, an accident leads to her becoming infected by the same gamma …

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Thor Makes His Return in ‘Love and Thunder’

Thor Makes His Return in ‘Love and Thunder’

Thor is back on the big screen after five years away in the latest Marvel outing, Thor Love and Thunder. Director Taika Waititi returned to the franchise to helm another Thor outing, with Marvel mainstay Chris Hemsworth reprising his role as the title character and Natalie Portman returning to the …

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Marvel Embraces Its Dark Side With ‘Moon Knight’

Marvel Embraces Its Dark Side With ‘Moon Knight’

The first episode of Marvel’s Moon Knight is now streaming, and it shows the superhero-focused Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) embracing its dark side. The chaotic and surreal show follows Steven Grant, a gift shop worker who lives in London and is struggling to keep his sleepwalking under control.  Steven sets …

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Why Does DC Reboot Batman So Often?

Why Does DC Reboot Batman So Often?

Matt Reeves’ interpretation of Batman is finally in theaters, and critics love it. It’s earned millions of dollars at the box office and comics fans are calling it the most accurate on-screen depiction of the caped crusader yet. But doesn’t this all sound a bit familiar? After all, Christopher Nolan’s …

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Why Did Wordle Sell to the NYT?

Why Did Wordle Sell to the NYT?

When Josh Wardle created a quirky word game in late 2021, he used his own name as inspiration for the game’s simple title. Speaking with reporters in early 2022, he said he created the game because he and his girlfriend both love word puzzles and word searches. The game, Wordle, …

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