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Fate Of The Furious Cruises Past $1B, As Top 10 Movies This Weekend Revealed

After another weekend, The Fate of the Furious is No. 1 yet again. Estimates for the April 28-30 weekend have come in, via Entertainment Weekly, with the eighth installment in the action-racing series bringing in $19.4 million at the US box office and a further $68.4 million from international markets.
Worldwide, the film has now passed $1.1 billion after just three weeks. It becomes Universal's fourth highest-grossing movie in history, following Jurassic World ($1.67 billion), Furious 7 ($1.52 billion), and Minions ($1.16 billion).
The Fate of the Furious has proven to be a far bigger hit internationally than in the US. Stateside, it's made $192.7 million, compared to $867.6 million from international markets.
Another notable takeaway from this weekend's US box office figures was The Circle. The tech industry movie, which features Hollywood stars like Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, and John Boyega, pulled in a disappointing $9.3 million to finish fourth.
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Simpsons 30th Anniversary Couch Gag Parodies Big Bang Theory, Shows Famous Scenes

The opening couch gag for Sunday night's episode of The Simpsons
was a parody of the The Big Bang Theory. If you missed it or want to watch again, the video is now on YouTube. It's special in that it celebrates the 30th anniversary of the show's debut as a short that premiered on April 19, 1987 as part of the Tracey Ullman Show (via EW).
The gag riffs on the Barenaked Ladies song from The Big Bang Theory,as memorable scenes from across the animated show's 30-year run play. Mr. Plow, Bart (trying to) sell his soul, “alcohol and night swimming” are all represented, among other memorable moments. The new, Simpsons-styled lyrics are also a nice touch.
According to EW, there will be a “special surprise” about The Simpsons coming later tonight in the US. We'll report back with more details as they become available.
The Big Bang Theory airs on CBS, whose parent company–CBS Corp.–also owns GameSpot.

Oculus Skipping E3 For The First Time Since 2014

Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, has confirmed that it will not officially attend E3 this year. A representative confirmed this to VentureBeat.
It's the first time since 2014 that Oculus will not have a booth on the E3 show floor. The company's structure on the show floor reportedly almost doubled in size every year since then, so attendees may note its absence.
Oculus did not say why it's bowing out of E3 this year. Last year, Oculus had a new product to push–the Touch controllers and launch titles–but this year there is no new hardware on the horizon.
Though Oculus won't have a booth on the show floor this year, the headset itself will almost surely be represented from partner developers. And what's more, it wouldn't be surprising to see some Oculus developers and executives at the show to meet with developers.
One person who won't be there as an Oculus employee is founder Palmer Luckey, who left the company e..

Last Chance to Get These Free PS4, PS3, And PS Vita Games

It's almost May (or it already is, depending on where you live), so time is running out to pick up April's free PlayStation Plus games.
On PS4, it's your last chance to grab Drawn to Death (which was only just released in April) and Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime. Thanks to Cross-Buy, PS4 users have a total of four games this month, as both of the Vita games–10 Second Ninja and Curses 'n Chaos–are playable on both systems.
You can see the full rundown for April 2017's free PS Plus games below. You need to have an active subscription to PS Plus to continue playing the games.
May's freebies (see them all here) arrive on May 2, so you have basically another full day to pick up April's titles before they return to their normal prices.
April 2017 PlayStation Plus LineupPS410 Second NinjaCurses 'n ChaosDrawn to DeathLovers in a Dangerous SpacetimePS3Invizimals: the Lost Kingdom, PS3Alien Rage: Extended Edition, PS3Vita10 Second NinjaCurses '..