Category Archives: Geek Rumours

Why Microsoft Is Buying Skype for $8.5 Billion (via GigaOM)

Updated at 12 midnight. Microsoft has bought Skype for $8.5 billion, in an all-cash deal. The deal closed a few hours ago. is close to finalizing a deal to buy Skype for between $7 billion to $8 billion. The Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

Posted in Geek Rumours | Leave a comment

42 Screens: Green Lantern Movie

Released yesterday is the stunning new costume for Ryan Reynolds’ version of Hal Jordan. The costume looks like it drew heavily on the one Kyle Rayner wore in his second stint as Ion, a costume I heavily enjoyed. This brings … Continue reading

Posted in 42 Screens, Comics, DC, Geek Rumours, movie, Preview, Spilled Ink | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

42 Screens: xXx 3D; Fast and Furious 5, Luke Cage Movie, Ghost Rider 2; Weddon Wonder Woman

With the return of Rob Cohen at the helm of xXx: The Return of Xander Cage it was revealed that the movie was going to be shot in Dubrovnik in eastern Europe. It was also revealed that he wants to … Continue reading

Posted in 42 Screens, Books, Comics, Geek Rumours, movie, Natural 20, Preview, Spilled Ink | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

42 Screens: The Chronicles of Riddick – Dead Man Stalking

There is a legend in Hollywood about when director David Twohy went into Universal to pitch a Chronicles of Riddick trilogy, he took with him three binders, all with closed locks. The first one contained the script for what became … Continue reading

Posted in 42 Screens, Geek Rumours, Geek This, movie, Natural 20, ps3, xbox 360 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Geek Rumours: Bioware gets Bigger, New Nintendo Characters and Pikmin 3

EA confirms Warhammer Online studio given new “BioWare Mythic” name; no Mario creator tells investors the coming year could see his first original creation in nearly a decade; next Pikmin to be finished soon. Last year gaming giant Electronic Arts … Continue reading

Posted in games, Geek Rumours, Natural 20, Wii | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment