Xbox has launched a new option on its menu for gamers to be more proactive with coronavirus aid with a donation option to the CDC Foundation. The company has added a new app, which you can see in the image below, where players in the U.S. can donate to the Centers for Disease Control and […]
While the coronavirus outbreak is currently happening, not all stories coming out of it are sad. For example, Gameforge has stepped up with some help of their own. The Germany-based video game company has seen the epidemic hit across all parts of Europe, including Italy to the south where the country is on lockdown. So […]
Konami decided to issue a statement this week regarding the release schedule of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game amid the coronavirus outbreak. Like a lot of things that are mass-produced in North America, Asia, or other areas of the globe affected by the virus, production has slowed down in certain areas. Trading card games of […]
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero will be going on hiatus at IDW. Larry Hama has been told to stop pencils on the series as more and more creators are being told to stop work. The Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the comics industry as a whole for weeks now, and G.I. Joe is just […]
When last time we checked in with The Boys executive producer Eric Kripke, he was hard at work (from a healthy distance) editing the second season of Amazon Prime's adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic book series. But even while the team's burning the midnight oil to get the new season out to […]
According to the NPD Group, sales of board games and jigsaw puzzles have risen over 240% during the first week of official lockdown in the United Kingdom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, complex construction kits such as LEGO Technic toy sets rose during this time. The NPD Group says that in the United Kingdom, […]
The CW's Supernatural might be on a production pause right now, but that doesn't mean series creator Eric Kripke (Timeless, The Boys) doesn't have a few thoughts on what the Winchesters would be handling things in the real world. While the long-running series waits to wrap up its run with the final seven episodes in […]
The Pokémon Company has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Play! Pokémon competitive leagues in an effort to quell the spread of coronavirus. Originally, both the Pokémon competitive World Championships and North American International Championship matches were supposed to take place in London this August and Columbus, OH in June, respectively. Now both […]
Bethesda's yearly QuakeCon gathering has officially been canceling, leaving this summer a bit more open. It's all thanks to the global coronavirus pandemic, which has already shuttered a number of other events throughout the year. Bethesda Softworks and id Software released a joint statement on the official QuakeCon Twitter account, explaining the thought process behind […]
Juan Giménez, co-creator of The Metabarons comic book, has died at the age 76, after falling ill with the coronavirus
This is the first full week of being closed due to the Governor's mandate along with our first Wednesday of no new comics.
Third Eye Comics offers three ideas for comic stores to stay in business, three ideas they are using themselves right now.
The upcoming apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 3 has officially been postponed, according to an official statement from studio head Brian Fargo. Fargo took to Twitter with comments on the studio's shift to work from home procedures, confirming that the reality is that with the "new logistical challenges" the team is facing, the game's release is going […]
ComicHub is a service where you buy a physical copy of a new comic, filled later when shipping goes back to normal, but read a digital version of that straight away,
The new Private Eye magazine is critical of Boris Johnson's claims that the country's response to the pandemic was 'led by the science'.This is echoed by M.D. over two pages of tiny type and the odd cartoon. M.D. a
FOX's long-running Taraji P. Henson and Terrance DaShon Howard-starring hip hop drama Empire was already ending its run with its current sixth season – unfortunately, the growing coronavirus pandemic is pushing up that timetable considerably. The network revealed that the season's 18th episode – the last episode completed before production was shut down – will also […]
Watchmen series creator Damon Lindelof's been making the most of the social distancing/self-quarantining time we're finding ourselves in. First, there was the "Washmen" video reunited a large chunk of the cast to push everyone into safer hand-washing practices (more on that in a moment). Now, the creator of HBO's pseudo-sequel/"remix" of Dave Gibbons/ Alan Moore's classic comic […]
During the coronavirus outbreak, Valve has obviously seen an uptake in traffic on Steam. Which has forced them to manage their bandwidth a bit. The company sent out a notice yesterday about some of the changes they were making to their services. Chief among them was the fact that they were now going to spread […]
Fantasy Flight Games has officially postponed all releases for its market in the United States through the end of April 2020, due to concerns about COVID-19, otherwise commonly known as Coronavirus. Fantasy Flight Games Releases a Statement From the press release found on the Fantasy Flight Games website: Bringing the world's best tabletop games to […]
Diamond Comic Distributors will not be able to pay comics publishers, and other suppliers, this week as planned.