X-Men Movie Spin-Off In The Works With DC Comics Writer

Though Disney may be working to acquire 21st Century Fox–and with it, the studio’s film licenses–the X-Men franchise shows no signs of slowing down. With Deadpool 2, Dark Phoenix, and New Mutants all heading to theaters over the next two years, and a Gambit movie maybe happening someday, there’s now another film project in the works set in that universe.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Deadpool director Tim Miller and comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis–who previously wrote several X-Men titles–are collaborating on a film about X-Men member Kitty Pryde. Miller will help the movie, with Bendis providing the script. The project is currently being developed under the title 143, which is a reference to an issue of Uncanny X-Men that served as Kitty Pryde’s first solo story. News of a Kitty Pryde film being in the works was first reported by Collider in early January.

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This won’t be the first time Kitty Pryde has appeared in the X-Men films. The character, a mutant who can phase through solid objects, was played by Ellen Page in X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men: Days of Future Past. Pryde was also featured in the first two X-Men films, though in a much smaller role played by different actresses.

The news of the movie’s creative team is surprising, given that Bendis left Marvel–the company behind the X-Men comics–in November, signing an exclusive deal with DC Comics. His partnership with DC will see the writer who created the characters Jessica Jones and Miles Morales relaunch Superman. Still, he’s essentially confirmed the reports on Twitter, reposting several stories about the film project.

There is no announced release date for the Kitty Pryde movie. Presumably, there is no actor attached to the title role at this point.

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Spyro the Dragon Trilogy Remaster Reportedly in the Works

A Spyro the Dragon Trilogy Remaster is reportedly coming to PlayStation 4 as a timed exclusive in Q3 2018.

According to Kotaku UK, the remastered trilogy will include Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage!, and Spyro: Year of the Dragon. The three games will reportedly feature all-new assets, lighting, animations, and cinematics; a remastered soundtrack; an overhaul to the originals’ save systems; and PlayStation 4 Pro support. An official announcement is expected next month.

Spyro the Dragon as seen in Netflix’s Skylanders Academy

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Razer Cynosa Chroma Pro Gaming Keyboard Review

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In the past Razer has been known for offering high-end gear like the BlackWidow Chroma V2, but the company has recently expanded its portfolio into more budget friendly hardware. Case in point – its newest keyboard is just $60, and it’s called the Cynosa Chroma and it’s available in both Pro and non-pro models. (See the it on Amazon) / (See it on Amazon UK). We’re specifically evaluating the pro version, which is $20 more expensive at $80, with the only difference being the Pro has underglow lighting.

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Killer Frost?

One of the bright spots in The Flash Season 3 was the emergence of Caitlin Snow’s alter ego Killer Frost. Although much of the season’s arc – which involved a villainous speedster from the future named Savitar – often felt overly dark and repetitive, Caitlin’s struggle with her metahuman abilities was both interesting and necessary. Her transformation into Killer Frost not only forced her to wrestle with her inner darkness head on, but it reshuffled many of the longstanding relationships amongst the show’s core team. Over the course of the season Caitlin kept secrets, lied, and underwent a transformation that caused her to abandon her friends and join forces with Savitar.

Killer Frost ultimately couldn’t bring herself to harm her former friends, leading to an interesting and open-ended finale in which it seemed as though the woman who was once Caitlin Snow had evolved into someone new. Her decision to reject Julian’s proposed metahuman cure was not only a deliberate choice, but one which felt completely organic for her character. After everything that happened, this person wasn’t Caitlin Snow anymore, but she wasn’t Killer Frost either. The prospect of discovering that character – and of finally giving original Flash team member Caitlin a story that focused on her own agency and development – felt like a welcome progression.

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QuakeCon 2018 Dates Announced

Dates for this year’s QuakeCon have been announced.

The announcement states the event will take place at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas from August 9-12. The festival will feature the reintroduction of panels and presentations, which will take place in the QuakeCon 2018 expo hall, which is open Friday-Sunday.

The convention is free for general attendees and open to the public, with the announcement inviting gamers to join “North America’s largest Bring-Your-Own-Computer LAN Party.” QuakeCon is set to offer a number of activities to attendees, including those who do not bring their PC.

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10 Best Black Panther Comic Books

The Black Panther is one of Marvel’s oldest heroes — the first black hero in mainstream comic books and one of the industry’s most radical ever. We’ve grown a little used to the idea now, but at the time, a secret African nation with technology so advanced it humbled even the brilliant Reed Richards was quite a concept.

Now that the character is making his big-screen debut, here is the best of his catalogue. This list isn’t in any particular order and serves as a list of every essential Black Panther comic book you should read to gain a deeper understanding of the character.

Panther's Rage

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How DC Is Celebrating Superman’s Big Milestone

2018 is set to be a huge year for Superman. Not only does this year mark the 80th anniversary of his debut in Action Comics #1, it’s also the year that Action Comics reaches its landmark 1000th issue (a first for a superhero comic). That’s quite a dual milestone for the Man of Steel.

Unsurprisingly, DC is pulling out all the stops to mark the occasion. Scroll down to find out exactly how DC will be celebrating the release of Action Comics #1000 in April. We’ll continue to update this article as more announcements are made.

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee. (DC Entertainment) Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee. (DC Entertainment)

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Out This Week – Nintendo Switch eShop Releases: Feb 12 – Feb 18

A new week of Switch games is upon us! So IGN has gathered a list of the latest eShop releases of the week for Nintendo Switch and 3DS in North America.

Bayonetta 1 & 2 – $29.99 / $49.99

Bayonetta is a butt-kicking, havoc-wreaking witch who wields sweet weapons like pistols, whips, hammers, flamethrowers, and poison bows. But it’s not just about brawn—it’s also about style. Bayonetta is deadly but sleek, with moves like Witch Time that slows down time itself, and the all-new Umbran Climax—a special magic attack that summons Infernal Demons to devastate enemies. Wield wild weapons and execute deadly moves—like the powerful Umbran Climax—to take out angels and demons in this breathtaking action game. Team up with friends in 2-player online or local wireless co-op fights.

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