covid-19 Archives

Opinion: What Will Magic: The Gathering Arena Be, Post-Pandemic?
Throughout the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, tabletop gaming companies have tried their damnedest to stay relevant in the current climate of the ever-shifting paradigm of the world Some companies, like the ever-present Games Workshop, have seen some key locations in their chain close and then open again thanks to their diligence[...]
WWE Reportedly Fired Nia Jax For Refusing To Get The COVID Vaccine — Andrew Zarian (@AndrewZarian) November 5, 2021 If you are a follower of Nia Jax's social media accounts, specifically her Instagram, then her oppostion to taking the COVID-19 vaccine should come as no surprise, as she has been outspoken in being against it  In November of 2020, she posted the following negative response to the vaccine's[...]
Mark Millar Gets COVID After Netflix Meetings in London's West End
Just not this week. Because he told his followers that he has now contracted the coronavirus, or COVID-19, and states "the most exciting thing this week was buying a bad-ass retro games console to get the family and I through our required 10 day isolation period." How did he come by the infection? Well nationally, infections[...]
Phoebe Waller-Bridge & Olivia Colman Get Spitting Image Puppets
This adds to the existing cast of hundreds including Joe Biden, Boris Johnson, Cristiano Ronaldo, Prince Andrew, Harry Kane, Vladimir Putin, Harry & Meghan, Beyoncé, Angela Merkel, Dwayne Johnson, Gareth Southgate, Ed Sheeran, Jürgen Klopp, Elon Musk, Adele, Covid-19, James Corden, Emmanuel Macron, Mark Zuckerberg, Donald Trump, and Dominic Cummings. Phoebe Waller-Bridge & Olivia Colman Get[...]
Niantic Reveals New Content Coming To "Pokémon GO  in February
In a post on Reddit, a group of players has penned an open letter to the company pleading with them to not remove the features they installed during the COVID-19 pandemic that allowed players to play the game from home or within a safe distance of several stops and gyms so they wouldn't run the[...]
Will Niantic Nerf Remote Raiding in Pokémon GO?
Remote Raids have been incredibly lucrative for Pokémon GO, though, which is partly, I believe, why they weren't nerfed alongside the Pokéstop distance and other features given to players during the COVID-19 pandemic As Niantic begins to adjust the game back to its original state in many ways, this is one that I doubt will be[...]
Testing Incense Effectivity in Pokémon GO Post-COVID 19 Bonuses
Yesterday, Niantic began to pull back on the bonuses introduced to Pokémon GO to make the game playable during the COVID-19 pandemic Now, as parts of the world begin to return to some kind of normalcy, Niantic have removed the increased Pokéstop distance, buffed Buddy gifts, and hyper-effective Incense from the United States and New Zealand[...]
The COVID-19 Pandemic Bonuses Have Ended in Pokémon GO
Niantic has begun to remove the COVID-19 bonuses introduced to Pokémon GO in spring 2020 These bonuses, which were added to Pokémon GO to held trainers play the mobile game from home during a time when many areas were experiencing lockdowns, will be removed in New Zealand and the United States first, starting today[...]
Jeff Hardy takes on Sheamus at WWE Backlash (WWE)
 The one thing Hardy has caught though is COVID-19 unfortunately and that will keep him out of action for the next couple of weeks at least as he enters self-quarantine. Jeff Hardy has tested positive for COVID-19, courtesy of WWE. The revelation of Jeff Hardy's diagnosis didn't come from WWE themselves (as they don't like their talent[...]
WWE Slambulance-Gate: Pearl-Clutching Mom Says Toy Inspires Violence
I would like to know why your company felt this was a good toy to get behind and advertise?" Okay, so, her heart is kind of in the right place in that she's defending the healthcare workers around the world who sacrificed so much during the COVID-19 pandemic  That's fine  But this is not the soapbox[...]
The Food Network & Guy Fieri Won't Part Flavorful Ways Anytime Soon
Source: The Food Network During the pandemic, Fieri raised over $25 million for workers in the food industry who lost employment from the closures made by COVID-19 Lately, the exuberant personality of Fieri has been working hard on continuing to look for relief for food workers and the restaurant industry he often celebrated so much in[...]
Theater Chain Stocks Get a Boost from a Solid WW84 Box Office Release
"Yes, we'll release Black Widow in any market where infection rates are below x% and vaccination is above y%." "You only get the Hamilton / In the Heights sing-a-longs if you're over 90% vaccinated in a 20-mile radius." Give us achievable goals based on science to get us back to the movies. Austin, Texas March 19,[...]