Geek News for Monday, July 6, 2009

July 6, 2009

AIDS beats cancer, BKV is “Lost”, Lucasarts is Steamed, Venice gives it away for free, and more in today’s geek news.

MOVIE NEWS

The director’s cut of Watchmen was leaked over the weekend and I would just like to say that if you have or are planning to download this film illegally that what you are doing is wrong and that Geek News Today does not in any way shape or form condone or participate in the illegal distribution of pirated materials. (via Bleeding Cool)

A new trilogy of Blade movies detailing the past of the villain Deacon. (via Mania)

Brandon Routh’s contract to play the Man of Steel in a new movie has expired. (via Think McFly Think)

TELEVISION NEWS

Brain K. Vaughan has left his writing postition on Lost. (via MTV Splash Page)

VIDEO GAME NEWS

Lucas Arts is will be offering some of its past games on Stream starting July 8. The first games released will be Armed and Dangerous, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure, LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventure, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, LOOM, Star Wars Republic Commando, Star Wars Battlefront II, Star Wars Starfighter, The Dig, and Thrillville: Off the Rails. (via Kotaku)

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Venice, Italy is now offering their citizens free Wi-fi. (via Slashdot)

Scientists in Korea may haveĀ  found a cure for cancer, and its AIDS. Prepare for vampires. (via io9)

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