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10 Better Ways to Launch New Thor Than On ‘The View’

The new Marvel series on Thor features a female as the newest holder of Mjölnir (Thor’s Hammer). The announcement on the new series came to the news by way of the morning talk show, The View. Sure, Disney owns both Marvel and ABC so its understandable that they would use their own network to release the information, but there are several ways that would’ve been so much better thanThe View. Let’s take a look at a few of those.

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How Game Trailers Should Be

YouTube is a hodge-podge mix of curated video content. Once in a while, users can stumble on ideas that are not only ingenious, but hilariously funny as well. One such diamond in the rough is Smosh Games’ Honest Trailers.

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MineOrama 2014 in NYC Postponed

MineOrama 2014 scheduled for July 12th through the 14th in New York City, New York, is postponed. To the dismay of ticket purchasers and Minecraft YouTubers, this event was cancelled only five days before the convention’s start. MineOrama was an unofficial convention and not endorsed by Mojang.

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Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions Concert Debuts in August

Spend a night being delighted by the sounds from Pokémon with the Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions live orchestral concert. The tour kicks off August 15th in Washington, DC, right in time for the Pokémon World Championships. The concert tour will continue in Philadelphia and other cities not yet released. The première of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions will be held at Warner Theater in DC.

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Awesome Flips to Free Running: An Interview with Parkourist Ronnie Shalvis

“He’d fly through the air with the greatest of ease.” While the song might refer to The Trapeze Man, this inspiring parkourist needs no net and no trapeze. Ronnie Shalvis is a professional free runner and parkourist. He has an amazing outlook on life and how he incorporates his love for his sport into his life. He has performed his craft at various conventions as well as made several videos, some of which include popular icons from gaming and comic culture.

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Is Crowdfunding Worth It?

It is becoming an old adage, “Vote with your wallet.” Before crowdfunding, companies had to bring their products to the market before we could decide whether we liked it and wanted to support the company. With the advent of crowdfunding, raising capital for new products and services has become much easier for small companies or individuals to be able to bring their dreams to reality. This puts consumers in the market’s driver seat.

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Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra Headed for the Game Screen

The Legend of Korra is making the transition from animated show to video game. Nickelodeon partnered with Activision Publishing to publish the new game. Platinum Games is in charge of developing the game due out this fall. The game will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows for digital download.

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Minecraft is Tipping the Scales at almost 54 Million Units Sold

Minecraft sales are steaming along for parent company, Mojang. Near the beginning of February, Minecraft was already sitting pretty at 42 million copies sold. Since that time, the game released on PlayStation 4, Vita, and Xbox One. According to one of Mojang’s data analysts on Twitter, Patrick Geuder, the total is almost 54 million combining both consoles and PCs.

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How to Craft Steam Badges

The Steam 2014 Summer Sale is in full force with only a few days remaining. People new to Steam might be wondering how they gain points by crafting for the Summer Adventure game. It is a pretty easy process when you see how to craft Steam badges.

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Temple Run 2 Beginners Tips

Imangi Studios has a hit on their hands with their sequel to Temple Run. Temple Run 2 released on iPhone and Android in January of 2013, and in December of 2013 for Windows Phone 8. The game is an endless runner platform which means you need quick hands and finger swipes. Here are some beginners tips to help you get started.

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