Captain Marvel’s Skrulls Explained

Thanks to Marvel’s SDCC announcements, we know a lot more about 2019’s Captain Marvel movie, including that it’s set in the ’90s and features a two-eyed Nick Fury. But easily the biggest Captain Marvel-related news this weekend is that the Skrulls will serve as the main villains of the film. One Avenger against an entire cosmic empire? We like those odds.

Who are the Skrulls, and why do they have such a bone to pick with Captain Marvel? We break down everything you need to know about this troublesome group of Marvel aliens. (Also be sure to read about how Marvel Studios can even use the Skrulls, who were long believed to fall under 20th Century Fox’s domain as far as their film rights.)

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Pokemon Go First Legendary Revealed

Lugia is the first Legendary Pokemon to be added to Pokemon Go.

Rachel Quirico, who was hosting the Pokemon Go Fest stream, shared the news, confirming that Lugia has been unlocked for those at the event in Chicago’s Grant Park. “Everyone who has successfully checked in will receive Lugia in your account,” she said. Meanwhile, those around the world who aren’t at the event will be able to find Lugia in Raid Battles within the next 48 hours.

Additionally, Quirico announced that the next Legendary creature to be added to Pokemon Go will be Articuno.

As previously announced, Legendary Eggs will soon appear at Gyms for players to find, and if your team can take down a Legendary Raid Boss, you’ll be able to catch your own Legendary Pokemon.

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Pokemon Go Fest Issues Full Refund, $100 In-Game Credit Following Server Issues

Today’s Pokemon Go Fest in Grant Park, Chicago has been derailed by ongoing server issues and other problems throughout the event.

Most recently, Mike Quigley, the CMO of Niantic, announced all Pokemon Go Fest attendees will receive full refunds and $100 worth of in-game PokeCoins. Niantic is still working on the three recognized issues as fast as possible.

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