Pokemon Go: Milwaukee County lawsuit injunction and preparing for legendaries

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Pokemon Go: Milwaukee County lawsuit injunction and preparing for legendaries

Back in February, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, tried to prevent Pokemon Go player-inflicted park damage by requiring ARG developers, including Niantic, to acquire permits before implementing games within the park. The county was subsequently sued by Texas Rope’ Em dev Candy Lab AR this past spring, and now, a judge has granted an injunction blocking enforcement of the ordinance until after the lawsuit’s been resolved, noting not only that it’s unconstitutional...

Betawatch: Dark and Light shines a light on early access (July 21, 2017)

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Betawatch: Dark and Light shines a light on early access (July 21, 2017)

For everything, there is a season, turn turn turn. We’ve bid farewell to Albion Online this week, as it has launched properly and thus no longer qualifies as being in beta, but we also can say hello to the early access period for Dark and Light. Seriously, that just came out of nowhere, after ages of delays. It’s kind of...

Sonic’s comics live on with a new publishing deal between Sega and IDW

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Sonic’s comics live on with a new publishing deal between Sega and IDW

Yesterday Sega ended a 24-year partnership with Archie Comics, announcing that they plan to reboot the blue streak’s comic adventures. While we’re not seeing the return of the best Sonic comics (the UK’s incredible Sonic the Comic), it means we’re going back to the starting line.

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Sega announced the news of the end of the Archie partnership in a tweet: 

EverQuest II’s Tinkerfest offers new quests, achievements, pets, and craftables

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EverQuest II’s Tinkerfest offers new quests, achievements, pets, and craftables

Tinkerfest is live in EverQuest II once again as it always is in summer — “like clockwork,” Daybreak dad-jokes. “Take up your favorite wrench and celebrate all things gnomish, be they metal, combustive, mathematical, experimental, or a combination thereof! Adventures, rewards, buyables and crafted items await you, both new and familiar. You won’t want to miss all of the fun...

Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s story trailer shows Shelob the spider in human form

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s story trailer shows Shelob the spider in human form

Over at SDCC today, Warner Bros debuted a new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War, giving us some more insight into its story. It’s short, but there’s a couple of potential spoilers in there - watch out if you’re scared of spoilers... or spiders, for that matter. 

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In the trailer we see Shelob the spider in a way we’ve never seen her before: projected as a human woman. The wraith warns Talion that she’s not an ally, but it looks like you’ll be having an uneasy alliance with her anyway.

Verizon says it's not really trying to throttle Netflix traffic, just testing

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Verizon says it's not really trying to throttle Netflix traffic, just testing

Some Verizon Wireless customers made a fuss after discovering that video streamed from Netflix was being capped. Otherwise known as throttling, the issue seemed to speak at the heart of net neutrality, with regulations in place that are supposed to prevent wireless carriers and ISPs from unfairly throttling traffic. The question is, was Verizon being unfair?