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2005-07-15 16:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it won exclusive rights to develop and publish multiplayer online games starring Marvel Enterprises Inc.'s super heroes, including Spider-man, the X-men and the Hulk. The deal covers massively multiplayer online (MMO) game titles developed for Microsoft's upcoming Xbox 360 gaming console and published by the software giant's game studio. The deal is Marvel's first MMO pact. The first title is expected in 2008. "This is our one and only," Tim...

2005-07-01 01:46:28

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The new Tom Cruise, StevenSpielberg movie "War of the Worlds" took in $21.3 millionduring its first day in U.S. and Canadian theaters, the biggestWednesday debut for a Paramount Pictures movie. Worldwide, the film about an alien invasion of Earth rakedin an additional $13.3 million for a global opening of $34.6million, Los Angeles-based Paramount said in a statement onThursday. Some commentators have speculated about a fan backlashagainst Cruise for his behavior in...

2005-06-30 20:56:20

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The new Tom Cruise, StevenSpielberg movie "War of the Worlds" took in $21.3 millionduring its first day in U.S. and Canadian theaters, the biggestWednesday debut for a Paramount Pictures movie. Worldwide, the film about an alien invasion of Earth rakedin an additional $13.3 million for a global opening of $34.6million, Los Angeles-based Paramount said in a statement onThursday. Some commentators have speculated about a fan backlashagainst Cruise for his behavior in...

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2005-03-23 15:20:00

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Filmmakers have unveiled Spider-Man's newest nemesis, who will be played by Thomas Haden Church. Just which villain he'll play remains a mystery, though. Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios, which announced Church as the bad guy for "Spider-Man 3" on Tuesday, were keeping mum on the actual character he will bring to life from the many enemies the superhero has fought in the comic-book series. With Tobey Maguire returning as the hero and Kirsten Dunst back as girl-next-door...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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