A New Tintin Game is the Nostalgic Action-Adventure We Deserve

Microids is developing a new action-adventure based on The Adventures of Tintin. The developer is partnering with Moulinsart to bring the new game to PC and console. The press release suggests the game is in the early stages of development. Microids announced today that a new Tintin video game is in the works. The developer is celebrating its 35th anniversary by partnering with Moulinsart – the Belgium firm set up to manage and protect the rights to the Tintin series. The collaboration will see the timeless adventures of Tintin and…

3 Key Factors Pushing an Early Coronavirus Vaccine Breakthrough

Coronavirus vaccines can be produced before the projected 18 months, scientists say. In the U.K., Oxford researchers injecting the first vaccines in humans said a vaccine could come by September. The U.K., South Korea, China, the U.S., Switzerland, and Germany are prioritizing vaccine testing. The expectations for a coronavirus vaccine has waned in the past several weeks, following Dr. Anthony Fauci’s firm statement that it is unlikely to arrive in the next 12 to 18 months. But, three key factors indicate that there is a possibility vaccines can be produced…

‘New’ Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Shows Fans Just Can’t Get Enough

Fans create a new Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay video after scraping together clips from an old Q&A. The popularity of the video shows just how excited fans are for the game. However, it also shows that many Cyberpunk 2077 fans are frustrated with the lack of new gameplay or information. On the Cyberpunk 2077 Reddit, fans have been enjoying a one-minute long gameplay video that appears to be now. However, the footage isn’t new and has really been piece together from a Q&A video posted last year. The Q&A video is…

Joe Biden Campaign Has a Lot of Nerve Returning Louis C.K.’s Donation

Joe Biden’s campaign returned a donation from Louis C.K. That is bound to draw attention to the accusation of Tara Reade. The former Biden staffer says he raped her in 1993. Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has returned a donation of $2,800 from Louis C.K. A Joe Biden 2020 spokesperson said the campaign refunded the donation. But they declined to comment further. It’s quite possible that the campaign takes issue with some of the comedian’s stand-up material. He has said a lot that isn’t politically correct. For example, he frequently says…

Why Your Favorite ‘Coronavirus Stock’ Just Took Wall Street on a Nasty Ride

Gilead Sciences’ promising coronavirus drug made waves last week. Today, leaked WHO documents showed it flopped in a 237-person trial. Gilead was quick to downplay the trial as too small to be conclusive. But the firm wasn’t so conscientious about last week’s much smaller trial. The U.S. stock market ended Thursday flat after suffering a wild wobble midway through the session. The culprit? Every retail investor’s favorite coronavirus stock – Gilead Sciences. The Financial Times reported that the most promising coronavirus treatment – remdesivir – failed in a clinical trial.…

Why the U.S. Housing Market Will Survive the Ugly Home Sales Plunge

New home sales plunged 9.5% from a year ago to 627,000 in March as buyers and sellers pulled back from the housing market. April should be even worse. Here’s why there is still hope for the housing market. The COVID-19 pandemic is pummeling nearly every sector of the U.S. economy, including the housing market. With declining sales and falling confidence, the once-hot market for new homes slowed down this spring. March New Home Sales Are Worse Than Expected According to the U.S. Census Bureau, new home sales fell 15.4% from…

Dow Swings Wildly After Trial ‘Flop’ Ignites Coronavirus Drug Fears

The Dow Jones was knocked from its highs on Thursday after the leading candidate for a coronavirus treatment failed a big test. A strong start to the day saw the stock market initially shrug off another 4 million jobless claims. ING reports that less than half of working-age Americans will have a paycheck next month. A resurgent Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) slammed into a wall on Thursday after Gilead Sciences’ experimental coronavirus treatment drug reportedly “flopped” in its first trial. The Financial Times broke the story, which triggered wild…

The Coronavirus Recession Will Be Worse Than 2008

Seventy percent of investors in a recent survey said the coronavirus recession would be worse than the 2008 financial crisis. But interestingly, 55% say the recession will be over within a year. It took the S&P 500 16 months just to reach bottom during the 2008-09 crisis. And it took over five years to fully recover. The U.S. stock market bounce-back from the coronavirus crash has stalled over the last two weeks. After share prices crashed faster than any time in history starting in late February, equities began to rally…

Pokemon Journeys Unveils the Most WTF Release Strategy Ever

Pokemon Journeys is finally getting a western release. The show will be exclusive to Netflix in the United States and Pop in the United Kingdom. While the U.S. release makes a lot of sense, relegating the show to a kids’ TV network in the U.K. is insane. It’s about time. Pokemon Journeys is getting a western release. Along with an English dub, that means the show will be (legally) available to many fans for the first time. In the U.S., the show will even be available on Netflix. But that’s…

Oil Price Crash Teaches Rookie Investors a Cruel Lesson in How NOT to Buy Oil

One small trader invested in oil futures and almost drowned in oil. One of the biggest banks in the world went long for too long. One of the most vaunted ETFs has no future left in oil and another is almost broke With crude oil prices going negative for the first time ever, everyone and his sister is scrambling to figure out how to buy oil. There must be a way to get someone to pay me to take oil off their hands so I can resell it when the…