Suicide Squad is a weird movie, and not just because it’s about a motley crew of supervillains set in the DC universe. The movie itself is also a motley amalgamation—a strange blend of different tones, stories, and pacing all mashed into something that has cool individual elements, but never really comes together.
Last Friday, io9 was among a group of journalists invited to the London set of Justice League. There director Zack Snyder, star/executive producer Ben Affleck, and everyone involved all had one, simple message for us: We know. And we’re trying.
DC Comics Bombshells started out as a series of pinup-style variant covers. This summer it’s growing into a statue line, a comic book series, another wave of special covers and starring role in a brand new adventure in DC Universe Online.
Injustice: Gods Among Us, the latest fighting game based on the DC Universe characters, just hit the shelves today in North America. This gave us a great opportunity to ride back in time and see DC Comics characters featured in video games evolve from large dull pixels to realistic entities.
As comic book and fighting game fans anxiously await the April 16 release of Injustice: Gods Among Us, NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment deliver a tiny taste of the alternate-reality DC Universe battle royale in the form of a gorgeous little free fighter with collectible card tendencies.
Every great villain has a collection filled with their greatest feats of evil. Stolen art, vast amounts of wealth, maybe even a frozen Han Solo, but the most elusive piece is of course, the Batman.
John Blakely, a nine-year veteran of Sony Online Entertainment and most recently its vice president of development, has apparently left the company for casual-games behemoth Zynga. Blakely's LinkedIn resumé has him departing SOE as of last month to become general manager at Zynga.
DC Universe subscribers will receive a 30 day subscription credit plus one day for each day the service was unavailable, as well as a Batman-inspired in-game mask to make up for the hack attack on Sony Online Entertainment, SOE official tell Kotaku.
Finishing off Giganta in D.C. Universe Online this week, I was treated to this scene, and a reminder that no matter how much the medium matures, comic books' emotional attachments are made in your youngest and most vulnerable years.
Oh man, the Hall of Doom ... that thing that looked like a cross between my elementary school principal and Darth Vader ... Well, it's different in DC Universe Online, as this latest batch of screens attest.
If you saw that 30-second teaser on Thursday and wondered what the heck was going on with Batman's costume and Superman's lack of a shave, this six-minute video setting up DC Universe Online's story should answer a lot of questions.