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NBA reportedly plans ‘players-only’ 2K tournament that will air on ESPN

Sponsored Links Kevin Mazur via Getty Images The NBA already has an official esports league with various teams represented, but with the live basketball season on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s reportedly about to put real NBA players on the sticks. Yahoo Sports reporter Chris Haynes cites league sources indicating that a 16-player …

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‘HQ Trivia’ makes a surprise return

Sponsored Links HQ Trivia — the once-popular mobile game that turned your random knowledge into a few bucks — abruptly shut down earlier this year after an investment deal fell through. As such, players that still had the app on their phones were probably surprised to receive a push notification last night alerting them to …

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‘Star Trek: Voyager’ gets an unofficial 4K remaster thanks to AI

Sponsored Links CBS Photo Archive via Getty Images As with Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager is unlikely to ever get an official high-resolution remaster. The effects were shot on video rather than added to film after the fact, making it much harder to upgrade the quality than it was for The Next Generation. However, …

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Review: elegiac Star Trek: Picard brings all the feels in bittersweet finale

Just a retired admiral and his trusty Number One. YouTube/CBS All Access The character Picard’s first impulse is to be comforting and safe. The show Picard’s first impulse is to slowly tear down the sense of comfort and safety the audience starts with. CBS Isa Briones plays Dahj and Soji Asha, Data’s twin android daughters …

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Killing Eve S3 trailer drops; new season will debut two weeks early

Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer are back for a third season of Killing Eve. Good news for those looking for fresh TV fare while sheltering in place: the third season of Killing Eve, the Emmy Award-winning spy thriller series starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, is coming to TV two weeks early. “We know how adored …

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Roku is giving away 30 days of premium video

Sponsored Links Devindra Hardawar/Engadget Add Roku to the list of companies offering free premium TV trials to keep people entertained while they stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s launching a Home Together initiative that provides extended 30-day trials of familiar networks and services. Epix, Showtime, Hallmark and A&E Crime Cental are among the …

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Check out the first trailer for Hulu’s new animated series Solar Opposites

Justin Roiland and Thomas Middleditch provide the voices for Korvo and Terry, whose alien family must learn to fit into middle America. If you devoured the latest season of Rick and Morty when it debuted last November, chances are you’re already itching for season five. Sadly, if the series’ history tells us anything, we’re likely …

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NASCAR’s virtual race was the most-watched esports TV show to date

Sponsored Links Chris Graythen/Getty Images NASCAR and Fox Sports might have started airing virtual races out of pandemic-induced necessity, but it appears their efforts paid off. Fox has revealed that the inaugural eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race on March 22nd drew 903,000 viewers on FS1, making it the highest-rated esports TV program to date. …

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