The Best Use For Microsoft's HoloLens Is Playing a Star Trek: TNG Game That Nearly Killed the Crew

When you think about the early days of virtual reality, you either think of the movie The Lawnmower Man, or that episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation where the crew gets addicted to an augmented reality game that almost kills everyone. Which, by the way, you can now play on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset.

Everything That Happened in Inhumans, for Those of You Who Wisely Stopped Watching After the Premiere

Eight episodes later, Inhumans’ first season—and, between poor ratings and scathing reviews, potentially its last—has come to an end. Did you check out the pilot and immediately bail after seeing what Inhumans had to offer (little in the way of good ideas), and yet are curious to hear how it all panned out? We’re here…

Justice League's Commissioner Gordon Is a Badass Marine Veteran

Actor J.K. Simmons put on an insane amount of muscle for his upcoming role as Commissioner Jim Gordon in Justice League for reasons that he’s said have nothing to do with his character’s arc in the film. As it turns out, though, there’s a fairly solid, in-universe reason for Gordon’s impressive physique and his steely…

Geoff Johns Already Teased a Cool Connection Between the Titans TV Show and Doom Patrol

Doom Patrol is one of DC’s oldest and weirdest superhero teams, leading an obscure life throughout decades of comics before returning to prominence with the recent ongoing series at DC’s Young Animal. But most people may forget that shapeshifting Teen Titan Beast Boy got his start with them, and that history may…

io9 Breaks Down Star Trek: Discovery's Gripping Mid-Finale and Lorca's True Plans

Forget the “cool guys don’t look at explosions” trope, the coolest captains blind themselves because that’s how badly they want to watch the enemy burn. The midseason finale of Star Trek: Discovery was the best episode to date, but partially because it contradicted some of its own set-up. Has Captain Lorca actually…

Ezekiel Has an Extremely Bad Day on a Pretty Darned Good Walking Dead

When we last left Ezekiel, he and the soldiers of the Kingdom were getting shot to hell by a giant gatling gun located at the top of the Saviors’ compound, shortly after about three solid hours of the king gloating that not a single of his people’s lives would be lost this day. Obviously, Ezekiel was rather wrong, but…