Marvel Snap is a speedy digital card game from former Hearthstone developers

Second Dinner Hot off the heels of Dr. Strange and the Multiverse of Madness comes a new game from Marvel Entertainment that offers the same flavor of throwing everybody from everywhere in a big ole pot, shaking, and seeing what kind of shenanigans come out. Marvel Snap is a new collectible card game that its […]

Twitter will hide tweets that share false info during a crisis

Illustration by Alex Castro On Thursday, Twitter announced a new policy for dealing with misinformation during a period of crisis, establishing new standards for gating or blocking the promotion of certain tweets if they are seen as spreading misinformation. “Content moderation is more than just leaving up or taking down content,” explained Yoel Roth, Twitter’s […]

The Umbrella Academy’s on a field trip to another reality in first season 3 trailer

Cazzie David as Jayme, Justin H. Min as Ben Hargreeves, Christopher, and Jake Epstein as Alphonso. | Netflix The Umbrella Academy’s second season followed the Hargreeves siblings into the not too distant past where they narrowly managed to prevent a doomsday scenario that would have turned the future into yet another apocalypse. Though the siblings […]

Save $20 on several Pokémon games for Nintendo Switch

If you’re a Pokémon fan, loading up on some of the more recent titles for the Nintendo Switch doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Sadly, Pokémon Legends Arceus isn’t looped into this $20 off deal (although it is $10 off at Amazon), but these other games should help you get your gotta-catch-em-all fix for less. […]

Senators push to break up Google, Facebook ads businesses in new bill

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday, a group of Senate Republicans and Democrats introduced a new bill that could force Google and Facebook’s parent company, Meta, to spin off their online ads businesses, as first reported by The Wall Street Journal. The Competition and Transparency in Digital Advertising Act — co-sponsored by […]

Watch Boeing launch its Starliner space capsule in do-over flight

Boeing’s Starliner capsule on the launchpad | (NASA/Joel Kowsky) Thursday afternoon, Boeing is slated to launch its passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, to the International Space Station for the second time without people on board. The mission, called OFT-2, is part of an elaborate dress rehearsal that will help pave the way for people to […]

MultiVersus is a shameless mashup of Space Jam and Smash Bros. — and it works

Let’s just get this out of the way: there’s very little that’s original about MultiVersus, an upcoming free-to-play fighting game. It is, very clearly, designed to be like Super Smash. Bros., only with Warner Bros. characters in place of those from Nintendo and other classic video games. This means that instead of Super Mario getting […]

The Witcher 3’s next-gen version now planned for Q4 2022

We now have a timetable for when to expect the update. | Image: CD Projekt Red The next-gen version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is “planned” to release in Q4 2022, developer CD Projekt Red (CDPR) announced Thursday. Previously, CDPR was targeting a Q2 2022 launch for the free update, but it pushed the […]

Netflix is beefing up its audio description and subtitling accessibility features

Netflix Netflix’s closed captioning, subtitles for deaf and hard of hearing (SDH), and audio descriptions (AD) are all powerful tools designed to help make films and television shows more accessible to people with disabilities. But those kinds of features have also become integral parts of how people from all walks of life consume the streaming […]