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Salt Lake Comic Con and Utah Symphony present video game concert

Salt Lake Comic Con and Utah Symphony are teaming up to present a musical immersion into the world of video games.


Related Topix: Empty Clip Studios, Symphony, Bountiful, UT

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Sky Onosson has studied Manitoba's particular anglophone accents.

In addition to accents, Sky Onosson says it is often easy to tell where a person is from by the words they use.


Related Topix: Canada, National Geographic, Tradewest, North America, World News, Newfoundland, NJ

The New Zealand Herald

'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take place on a surviving fragment of the Alpha Ring, the intergalactic locale from the original "Halo: Combat Evolved" sci-fi shooter.


Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Halo 4, Microsoft Xbox, X360

Lancashire Telegraph

Strictly too skimpy say East Lancs dance experts

HIT BBC show Strictly Come Dancing has one again come under fire for asking female dancers to wear outfits that are too revealing.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

PC Magazine

Next Month's Hottest Video Game Releases

The weather may be getting cooler, but the games are getting hotter as the long run-up to the holiday season begins.


Related Topix: Ultra Street Fighter IV, Capcom, Madden, EA Tiburon, EA Sports, Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software

Dark Horizons News

Empire's Top 100 Video Games Of All Time

Empire Magazine has unveiled its list of the one hundred greatest video games of all time.


Related Topix: Electronic Arts, BioWare, Mass Effect, Irrational Games, 2K Games, BioShock


Beloved Wii RPG Xenoblade Chronicles Coming Exclusively to the New 3DS

The game will be utilizing the freshly announced 3DS model's upgraded hardware, according to Nintendo, which means it will not be playable on current 3DS consoles.


Related Topix: Nintendo, Monolith Soft, Xenoblade Chronicles

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Shulk Confirmed For Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS

Xenoblade Chronicles' fighter Shulk has been confirmed as a playable fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros.


Related Topix: Nintendo, Wii U

Cinema Blend News

Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell Expansion Announced, Saints Row 4 Coming To Xbox One And PS4

Saints Row 4 developer Volition had two big announcements to share at PAX Prime 2014 .


Related Topix: Saints Row, They, The, _No Company, Deep Silver, Koch Media, Saints Row 4, Volition Inc.

Hampshire Chronicle

Chandler's Ford dance academy set to take part in international showcase

On November 2 students from the SJ Academy of Dance will take part at the fourth annual Dance Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

Angry Birds hires new chief

Finland 's Rovio , the maker of the Angry Birds mobile game, said it has hired Pekka Rantala from beverage maker Hartwall to take over as its new chief executive by the beginning of next year.


Related Topix: Nintendo, Rovio Mobile, Angry Birds

The Republic

Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters

Nintendo announced Friday that 12 characters will initially be part of its upcoming toy-game franchise set for release later this year.


Related Topix: Pokemon, Animal Crossing, Nintendo, Ambrella, Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Activision, Call of Duty , WII, Disney Infinity, Disney Interactive Studios, Avalanche Software

Yeovil Express

Tasty! Wallace set to join Strictly

Tess Daly will be joined by Claudia Winkleman as full-time co-presenter of Strictly Come Dancing after Sir Bruce Forsyth retired Dancing doesn't get tougher than this - Masterchef presenter Gregg Wallace is set to join the line-up for this year's Strictly Come Dancing, according to reports.


Related Topix: Tess Daly, Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Bruce Forsyth

Evesham Journal

Filming has started again on Star Wars: Episode VII after Harrison Ford's injury called a halt to it

The star was involved in an accident in June with part of the Millennium Falcon, the spaceship his character Han Solo pilots, and apparently broke his leg, needing surgery on it which meant a two week break in filming.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, LucasArts, Vocal, Celebrities, Harrison Ford

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Pizarro: Sriracha and dance music should make for a spicy weekend in San Jose

What do you get when you mix thousands of fans of electronic dance music with thousands of fans of fabled chili sauce Sriracha? Hilarity may ensue; heartburn is almost a certainty.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Wipeout, Activision Blizzard, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA


Eye pigment may help vision in hazy conditions

Someone who has been mugged in a dark alley will likely never want to return there, having associated that location with a fear of being attacked.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, WII, University of Georgia

Cinema Blend News

Assassin's Creed Unity Now Has Same Release Date As Assassin's Creed Rogue

Assassin's Creed Unity won't be out in October as planned. Ubisoft revealed today that they're pushing the new-gen game back for some last-minute polish.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company

Milpitas Post

Morgan HIll: Body on fire found near Chesbro Reservoir

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide after a person's body was set on fire and found on the road in unincorporated Morgan Hill.


Related Topix: Morgan Hill, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Madden, EA Tiburon, EA Sports

Killers Front Man Reveals Plans for Second Solo Re...

"The record's not done yet, but I'm excited about it," he told the magazine. "I'm liking it."


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ

Science Daily

Educated consumers more likely to use potentially unreliable online healthcare information

Consumers are increasingly turning to forums, video-sharing sites, and peer support groups to gather anecdotal health-care information and advice, which may distract them from more reliable and trustworthy sources.


Related Topix: Clemson University, Society, Stardock