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Uber Driver Accused of Sexual Assault in DC

Despite implementing a ‘safe rides fee’ earlier this year, stories about Uber passengers experiencing anything but safe rides continue to pop up. The latest comes from Washington DC, where a 32-year-old Uber driver has been charged with second degree sexual abuse after a passenger claimed that he molested her in the back of his car this past Sunday. From Washington …

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Uber Driver Takes Riders on High-Speed Chase in DC

A New Yorker says he was kidnapped by an Uber driver in Washington DC and taken on a high-speed chase. The D.C. Taxicab Commission has confirmed an incident did occur and they are investigating. Official details aren’t yet available, but according to frequent Uber user Ryan Simonetti it was one hell of a wild ride. Was just kidnapped by an …

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DC MOBA ‘Infinite Crisis’ Now in Open Beta

League of Legends and DOTA 2 have pioneered the MOBA genre and quickly become some of the most-played multiplayer games of all time. Seeing this success, publishers other than Riot and Valve are seeing dollar signs and throwing out their own MOBA attempts, with limited success. Warner Bros. today announced that Infinite Crisis is now in open beta. Players can …

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Marion Barry: Former D.C. Mayor Released From Hospital

Marion Barry, the former mayor of the District of Columbia and councilman since 2005, has been released from a physical rehabilitation facility where he spent 16 days regaining his mobility and receiving treatment for blood and urinary tract infections resulting from diabetes. The councilman has had two other hospitalizations this year; his most recent stay was in the Medstar National …

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Jesse Eisenberg Cast as Lex Luthor in Batman vs. Superman

After the reveal that Ben Affleck will play Batman in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, it would seem that casting for the movie couldn’t get any stranger. That assumption has now been proven wrong. Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Jesse Eisenberg of Zombieland and The Social Network fame has been cast as Lex Luthor in Batman vs. Superman. …

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Olga Kurylenko Rumored as New Wonder Woman

Ask any film buff to list some female movie stars who have played Bond Girls, and one would probably be surprised at the list of names people could produce. However, if anyone spouted the name of the Bond Girl in Quantum of Solace, the world would be surprised. Despite not being a household name, Olga Kurylenko has starred in several …

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Wonder Woman Fan Film Succeeds Where DC, Warner Brothers Fail

Whenever the subject of a Wonder Woman movie or TV show is discussed with those behind bringing DC’s heroes to the live-action screen, words like “tricky” and “getting her right” are often used, and meanwhile, fans are left, well, wondering where the hell their Wonder Woman live action content is. Thankfully, some fan films have come along to fill the …

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Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass Detailed

Yesterday, Warner Bros. revealed that everyone who pre-orders the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins will receive the “Deathstroke Challenge Pack” for free. The add-on allows players to take on the role of Deathstroke (with several different costumes) in two different missions – one stealth and the other combat-focused. Today, Warner Bros. further expanded its Arkham Origins announcements with the reveal of …

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Batman: Arkham Origins Gets Multiplayer

In the modern tradition of adding multiplayer modes to video games that don’t seem to need them, Warner Bros. today announced that the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins will have a competitive multiplayer mode. The multiplayer portion of the game is being developed by Splash Damage, the developers of 2011’s Brink. The gameplay is being promoted as “traditional” gameplay from the …

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Comic-Con 2013: New ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Villain Revealed

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing and the movie, video game, and general geek culture announcements are coming fast. At yesterday’s Batman: Arkham Origins panel Warner Bros. revealed yet another of the assassins Batman will be battling in the prequel, due out on October 25 for current-generation consoles and PC. Copperhead will join Deadshot and Deathstroke as one of …

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Scribblenauts Unmasked Launches September 24

Back in May, Warner Bros. and 5h Cell announced that the next Scribblenauts title will be DC Comics-branded. The game, titled Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure, will feature over 2,000 characters from the DC Comics universe. 5th Cell even claimed that every character to ever appear in a DC comic book will be in Unmasked. That’s a bold claim, …

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‘Man of Steel’ Greeted With Lukewarm Reviews

Zack Snyder’s more mature, grittier Superman reboot is finally here. Man of Steel, patterned after the success of Christopher Nolan’s more mature, grittier Batman reboot, features Henry Cavill as Kal-El, the super-powered Kryptonian who eventually becomes the most famous super hero ever created. Though early movie-goers seem to have enjoyed Superman’s return, critics have weighed in with middling reviews, putting …

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