Is Damien Darhk the Best Arrowverse Villain?

For all that the various Arrowverse shows get right about the DC Universe, they have a pretty spotty track record when it comes to villains. Nuanced, compelling villains like Deathstroke and Reverse-Flash are all too rare on these shows. It took Supergirl three seasons to finally conjure up a foe worthy of Kara Danvers. Even Legends of Tomorrow, consistently the best of these shows over the past few years, has struggled in this area. But if there’s any takeaway from Legends’ soon-to-be concluded third season, it’s that Damien Darhk may be the MVP in the Arrowverse rogues gallery.

The weird thing about Legends is that the series has never really succeeded in creating its own villains. Season 1 failed to achieve its full potential because Vandal Savage never felt like an enemy worthy of this new team of time-traveling heroes. With only one episode to go in Season 3, Mallus still comes across as little more than a bland CG demon with a cool voice. Legends has found much more success in borrowing familiar villains from its sister shows – Reverse-Flash and Captain Cold from The Flash, Kuasa from Vixen, and Malcolm Merlyn from Arrow. And, of course, Damien Darhk.

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Nia Jax on Why She’s Glad Her WrestleMania Title Match is Personal

This Sunday, after weeks of taunting, Nia Jax will finally get her hands on former best friend, and current tormentor, Alexa Bliss at WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans.

I spoke to Nia about the ‘Mania match up, which is for Alexa’s long-held RAW Women’s title, and asked about what it was like to participate in her most personal feud to date. “First of all,” she laughed, “I wasn’t aware that fans have been wanting me to face Alexa for a long time.”

“This is years of hard work finally paying off,” Jax continued. “The fact that she’s been my best friend for last four years on the roster adds to it because there’s a lot of stuff going on right now on an emotional level in the storyline. It’s taking a toll on me because I loved her, and I love her as a best friend, but now she’s betrayed me. Some of this is really happening. She’s actually really hurt me. Some of the stuff she’s saying is stuff that I’ve confided in her backstage or in the car.”

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Pokemon Switch Leak, Dark Souls Remastered Detailed, Nintendo’s Bezel Engine, and more – NVC Ep. 402

Weeelcooome to episode 400 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, Miranda Sanchez joins the NVC crew to chat about her review for Detective Pikachu and shares her thoughts on why she thinks it’s a great game. Later, the gang discusses the many growing concerns with using third-party Nintendo Switch docks, the closing of the Wii Ship Channel, a possible return for Wario Land, Crazy Justice, and more!

As always, you can watch NVC here on IGN and on our YouTube channel (subscribe and hit that bell! It gives fairies wings!) or listen to it on your commute in audio format. If you enjoy the show, share it with other Nintendo fans, leave us a comment, and give us a thumbs up or leave us a review! If you prefer audio over video, please subscribe to NVC on iTunes or your podcast service of choice. You can also download and listen to the Latest Episode of NVC Right Here.

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Wrestlemania: 10 Greatest Matches Ever!

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Street Fighter Board Game Announced on Kickstarter

Jasco Games has announced a new Street Fighter miniatures board game on Kickstarter.

According to its Kickstarter page, Street Fighter: The Miniatures Game features high quality pre-painted figures and will allow players to simulate fights using their favorite characters from the Street Fighter roster.

The game, co-designed by YouTuber Joe “Angry Joe” Vargas, is played using a combination of cards and dice on various maps with destructible 3D terrain. It features a Versus Mode, as well as Free for All and Team Games options. Those who pledge at least $140 USD will also get the Boss Expansion, which includes a Boss Mode where three players team up to face off against one super powerful boss player.

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Far Cry 5’s PUBG-Inspired Maps Are Mostly Bad

Far Cry 5’s Arcade Mode has become the latest hub for fanmade Battle Royale maps inspired by PUBG and Fortnite, but most of them aren’t quite what you’d expect. Using Far Cry 5’s extensive map editor, players are building everything from their own versions of PUBG’s Erangel island to shoddy lookalikes to some totally fresh and off-the-wall creations.  A quick search for “battle royale” in Arcade Mode’s map browser brings up tons of rough drafts, many published just a day or two ago — an indication that this trend is only just getting started.

While some of them are impressive in detail, Far Cry 5 only allows for a handful of custom game modes and Battle Royale is not one of them — meaning the best many fans have been able to do is create the illusion of Battle Royale mechanics. As understandably rough as the current selection is, cool things are still on the horizon, especially if Ubisoft can match the growing community’s passion and officially support new game modes.

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Terminator Reboot Pushed Back to Late 2019

The next Terminator movie will be arriving later than expected.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Terminator reboot will hit theaters on Nov. 22, 2019. The film was originally scheduled to premiere on July 26, 2019.

Original stars Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger will reportedly be joined by franchise newcomer Mackenzie Davis in the untitled film, which will serve as a direct sequel to Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

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