Deadpool 2 Is More Like Aliens, Says Co-Creator

Deadpool 2 will be a bigger and more action heavy sequel, according to Deadpool co-creator Rob Liefeld.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Liefeld teased what fans can expect from the upcoming film, comparing Deadpool 2 to the beloved second installment in the Alien franchise, 1986’s Aliens. According to Liefeld, while the first Deadpool is more like the original Alien movie, the sequel, like Aliens, ups the ante in a major way.

“Deadpool was Alien,” Liefeld said. “It’s brilliant. It completely works. It’s a masterpiece. Deadpool 2 is Aliens. It’s when James Cameron came in and said, ‘OK you want me to do this? We’re going to make it bigger, put in loads more action.'”

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Overwatch Year of the Dog Event Details Leaked

Overwatch’s Lunar New Year event, Year of the Dog, has been announced, with over 50 seasonal items and six new legendary skins to look forward to. But more details have come to light after the patch notes were leaked, revealing the legendary skins for Mercy and Geni – which we already knew about – as well as Zarya and Widowmaker.

The details were posted on Reddit after the patch notes were mistakenly put on the official Overwatch website ahead of time.

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Pokemon Go Adds New Legendary, More Gen 3 Pokemon Tomorrow

Niantic is rolling out a new update for Pokemon Go very soon. Beginning February 9, players will be able to catch even more Pokemon originally from Ruby and Sapphire in the mobile game, while the Legendary Pokemon Rayquaza will be available for a limited time.

From February 9 to March 16, players will be able to encounter the powerful Dragon-type Pokemon as a Raid Battle at Gyms. Rayquaza is the third Legendary Pokemon from Gen 3 thus far, following Groudon (which was available from December-January) and the current Legendary Kyogre.

In addition to Rayquaza, Niantic is introducing another new wave of Hoenn Pokemon to Go. This wave consists primarily of Flying- and Dragon-types, such as Salamence, Altaria, Tropius, and Metagross. The previous batch of Gen 3 Pokemon included a number of Ground-types like Flygon, Aggron, and Camerupt.

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With the new update, more than 100 Gen 3 Pokemon are now available in Pokemon Go. To celebrate the milestone, every Pokemon that players encounter in the wild from February 9-13 will originate from the Hoenn region. Niantic is also offering special boxes that include Raid Passes, Incubators, and Star Pieces from the in-game store until February 23.

Pokemon Go’s current Legendary, Kyogre, will appear in Raid Battles until February 14, giving you only a few more days to add one to your collection. The next Pokemon Go Community Day event takes place later this month, on February 24. Like the first Community Day in January, players will be able to catch a rare Pokemon with a special move during the event, in this case Dratini.

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The Best Cases and Skins for the Macbook Air

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The MacBook Air may be Apple’s entry-level laptop, but that doesn’t mean it’s a slouch—or that it’s inexpensive. Even though there are pricier, more technologically-equipped MacBooks, you’ll still want to keep this little laptop safe, especially since it’s so thin and somewhat fragile-feeling. The MacBook Air has been around for quite some time, so there are plenty of cases, bags, and sleeves to choose from. If you’re in the market for some extra protection, this is where you’ll want to look. These are the best Macbook Air cases and skins:

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Metal Gear Survive Beta Coming Next Week For PC Players

Metal Gear Survive’s first beta took place back in January on PS4 and Xbox One, and let players drop into two maps with three missions for co-op mode. Konami has announced a second beta, to take place over the weekend of February 16, and this time, PC players have been invited to the party.

You can join the fray when the beta kicks off on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, on February 16. It wraps up on February 18.

As with the last beta, there will be three missions across two maps in co-op mode that can support up to four players online. Special daily missions will also be available.

Players can earn an in-game bonus for the full release once they’ve created their character. As with the last beta, the participation rewards are a FOX HOUND name plate, a Metal Gear Rex head accessory, and a bandanna accessory.

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Switch Has Triple The Games Wii U Did at This Point

Since the release of the Switch in March last year, Nintendo has released some big hits when it comes to first party games. But as well as big name franchises like Mario and Zelda, the eShop is fit to bursting with indie titles and ports that are perfect for the home console/ handheld hybrid. In fact, as of December, the Switch had three times as many games as the Wii U did at the same point after its own release, and double that of the Wii.

Kotaku crunched the numbers based on data from Metacritic, and their analysis shows that both the Wii U and the Wii had a fairly lethargic release rate, whereas the Switch has a significantly more sprightly output by comparison.

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Need For Speed Community Manager Says The Game Isn’t Dead

Need For Speed Payback’s Nissan Skyline 2000 GTR should have rolled out in December’s update as part of the new Abandoned Cars feature, but was delayed due to a bug. This wasn’t met with much understanding, and the developers have addressed the community’s ire, calling out inappropriate behavior, and responding to claims that the game is dead by assuring fans that “the active player base is healthy.”

Global Manager of Community Engagement, Ben “F8RGE” Walke took to Reddit to address multiple topics. The first of the Reddit posts is a hefty one, and while it recognises players’ passion, it goes on to say that “there is a line that shouldn’t be crossed, and some of the abuse that I’ve seen hurled around over the last 24hours or so is shocking.”

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Warframe Dev Answers 5 Questions About Its Newest Eidolon Update

As sure as the hands on a clock tick forward, Warframe is getting another major update. This one is called Shrine of the Eidolon, and builds upon the open-world Plains of Eidolon area added late last year.

The biggest additions (literally) are two new hulking Eidolon to hunt down, the Gantulyst and the Hydrolyst. Both are larger and more difficult to take down than the original Teralyst, which was already a hefty challenge.

A vehicle called the Dargyn is also being added to the plains, which you can hijack from enemy Grineer and fly around on. It’s new ground for Warframe, and something I’m certainly interested in seeing developer Digital Extremes explore more.

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Comic Book Reviews for February 7, 2018

The comic book industry started off February on a strong note this week. DC gave us a touching, two-pronged Swamp Thing adventure in Swamp Thing Winter Special #1 and continued the Justice League/Young Animal crossover in Mother Panic/Batman #1. Marvel debuted the very promising new series X-Men Red and brought Dan Slott’s Amazing Spider-Man run one step closer to completion. And Image gave us a pivotal new chapter of The Walking Dead while launching Ivan Brandon and Esad Ribic’s VS.

Scroll down to check out our reviews for these and various other new releases, and be sure to let us know your favorite books of the week in the comments below.

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