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Marvel Comics Writer Brian Michael Bendis Talks About Killing [REDACTED] in Civil War II

Marvel Comics’ second Civil War is in full swing now, with the main miniseries and multiple tie-in issues out in the wild. <i>Civil War II</i> started with a …

Nintendo Is Changing: The New ‘Zelda’ Proves It

Nintendo president and chief operating officer Reggie Fils-Aimé is not the only imposing figure at the company’s E3 booth this year. On each side of …

Breath of the Wild

Microsoft vs. Sony: Who Won E3 2016?

Software for Sony's PlayStation VR made big impressions at E3. Image source: Sony<p>With the annual E3 gaming expo drawn to a close, and both <b>Sony</b> and <b>Microsoft</b>'s press conferences wrapped up, gamers and industry watchers are left to debate which company put on the better show, and what the new …

Xbox One S to support HDR color via HDR10 standard

If your TV only has Dolby Vision, you may be out of luck<p>During its press conference at last week's E3, Microsoft announced the Xbox One S, a 4K-compatible version of its Xbox One console with an additional selling point: the inclusion of high dynamic range (HDR) color support.<p>While there continues …

A new Xbox One Preview build is rolling out

A new Xbox One build for members of the Preview Program is rolling out, according to Xbox team member Mike Ybarra. The build is to be released at 6PM …

How to get ‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time’ free on PC right now

Do you like free games? Better question: who doesn’t like free games?<p>In celebration of both E3 2016 and the studio’s 30th anniversary, Ubisoft is …

Top Zarya player forced to prove she's not an Overwatch cheat following accusations from rival pros

There's a 17-year-old woman in Korea who's so good at playing Zarya in Overwatch that she recently had to prove she wasn't cheating. Seeing her in …

PC Gaming

Polygon writers' top 10 games of E3 | Polygon

We asked ourselves: If we could take home 10 games from E3 — magically finished and ready to play — right now, which would they be, and in which order?<p>Not surprisingly, there are a few games in these lists that keep cropping up: <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>, <i>Dishonored 2</i>, <i>The Last Guardian</i>,</i> …

Still holding on to your Game Boy cartridges? You may want to check out Smart Boy

Nostalgia and gaming go hand in hand. Just look at all the faux-8-bit games raking in downloads in the Play Store. Or the unofficial emulators that let you play old NES games on your very modern smartphone – lousy onscreen controls notwithstanding.<p>How about emulating the physical experience of the …

Mario, Zelda, and more Mario: The best games for Wii U

Alas, poor Wii U! Nintendo’s ill-fated successor to the Wii must have been conceived under a bad star. It has never been able to grab the same …

Stephen Strasburg Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Back and Return

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has been out since June 20 with an upper-back strain that forced him to the disabled list. However, he has been cleared to return.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Strasburg Active vs. Reds<p>Sunday, July 3<p>The Nationals announced Strasburg returned against the …

Olympic diving trials 2016 results: Kristian Ipsen holds narrow lead over Michael Hixon after 3-meter semifinals

Kristian Ipsen's lead over Michael Hixon is just 7.05 points after the semifinals in the men's solo 3-meter springboard.<p>The 2016 Olympic trials continued on Monday with a pair of USA Diving events. Thus far, no competitors for the 2016 Rio Olympics have been named from these trials, but after a …

Euro 2016: Pique stands up for Pedro after outburst

The Chelsea winger complained about a lack of first-team opportunities at international level after featuring only late on against the Czech Republic …

David Ortiz regrets announcing retirement before the season: 'It's very difficult for me'

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz announced his retirement before the 2016 season, and although he’s putting together a career year, he does regret how he handled the announcement.<p>Ortiz’s final year has turned into the similar farewell tour that we saw with Chipper Jones, Derek Jeter and Kobe Bryant in …

Retirement

Bryce Harper’s batter’s box ritual is focus of new MLB commercial

When Bryce Harper steps into the batter’s box at Dodger Stadium this week, he’ll perform roughly the same bat-tapping ritual that he did when he made his major league debut in Los Angeles four years ago. Here’s how Harper explained the ritual, which dates to his one year at the College of Southern …

Lewis Hamilton’s Baku travails strengthen calls for end to radio ban

Formula One is bracing for another turnaround as important voices in the sport call for a lifting of the radio ban that so compromised Lewis Hamilton’s race in the European Grand Prix in Baku on Sunday.<p>New restrictions were placed on pit-to-car radios this season intended to make drivers more …

Auto Racing

Not all champions can be role models, says Thorpe | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Although Olympic champions can make great role models, sports officials can’t expect all athletes to be angels in their pursuit of results, according to Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe.<p>Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe speaks during an interview with Reuters in Mumbai, India, …

Brazil

Cristiano Ronaldo Hasn't Slept After Portugal Penalty Miss, Says Fernando Santos

Portugal coach Fernando Santos has told reporters star forward Cristiano Ronaldo “hasn’t been able to sleep” since missing a vital penalty in the scoreless UEFA Euro 2016 draw against Austria that has left the team in real danger of missing out on a spot in the next round.<p>With 11 minutes left to …

Jim Brown says LeBron James deserves a statue in Cleveland

When the Cavaliers defeated the Warriors on Sunday for the NBA crown, they gave Cleveland its first major professional sports championship in 52 years. Now Jim Brown, who was instrumental in helping the Browns upset the Colts for the 1964 NFL title, is saying that LeBron James deserves a statue — …

After Stephen Strasburg is scratched, Clayton Kershaw shuts down Nationals

LOS ANGELES — One of the most intriguing pitching matchups in 100 years of baseball Junes, at least according to the stats, disintegrated in 140 characters about 90 minutes before the Washington Nationals started a 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.<p>“Stephen Strasburg has been …

Baseball

LeBron blasts critics on social media after winning title

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James ended his social media blackout by throwing a knockout punch at his critics.<p>One day after ending Cleveland's 52-year …