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Digital warriors battle to get African games on phones

Safari the warrior crouches in the bush - a digitised heroine from the new mobile phone game "Afro Fighters" that its Nigerian creator hopes will soon rival the likes of Clash of Clans or Angry Birds on the world's handsets.


Related Topix: Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Nigeria, Africa, World News, Rovio Mobile, iPod touchiPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Clash of Clans, Nintendo, iPhone and iPad App, Angry Birds, DARK, Kalypso

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Apple's iPhone and game consoles to prop up chip industry in 2014

Apple fans may not be the only ones waiting for a new iPhone later this year-semiconductor industry revenue will get a boost from it too, according to Gartner.


Related Topix: iPhone, Science / Technology, CPU, Microsoft Xbox

Nintendo to host 'Super Smash Bros.' 3DS tournament at San Diego Comic-Con

Today July 10, 2014 Nintendo announced that they're be hosting a special Super Smash Bros.


Related Topix: Bandai Namco Games, Nintendo, Super Smash Bros. 3DS, Kirby, 3DS, HAL Labs

This Is Lancashire

Sergeant to front canal programme

The former BBC political correspondent - who went on to take part in Strictly Come Dancing - is undertaking eight canal journeys for the ITV programme and examining the history of the route.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

Computer And Video Games

Nintendo Direct scheduled for July 11 in Japan

Focused on 3DS games from third-party publishers, it will commence this Friday at 8pm Japanese Standard Time .


Related Topix: Nintendo, Wii U


NEWMicrosoft flip-flops over using Xbox One as dev kit

It looks like Microsoft may be about to backtrack on a U-turn, as controversy surrounds their promises to help indie developers.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Yesterday, Pendulo Studios, Focus Home Interactive

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Rogue Legacy inherits PlayStation systems this month

Cellar Door Games' 2D descendant-dependent game Rogue Legacy will arrive later this month for PS4, PS3 and Vita.


Related Topix: Rogue Legacy, Cellar Door Games

Townsend Times

Judge declares mistrial in 'Thunder' shooting case

A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the case of a Las Vegas man accused of firing a gun backstage and trying to steal costumes and props from the "Thunder From Down Under" male revue.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ

KURB-FM Little Rock

John Legend, Sheryl Crow, Aloe Blacc & Cee Lo Green to Appear on New Smokey Robinson Duets Album

Duets with Elton John and James Taylor had already been announced as highlights of Smokey & Friends , the upcoming album of duets from Motown legend Smokey Robinson .


Related Topix: Legend, Aldorlea Games, Cee Lo Green, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Soul, Christian Music, The Miracles, Aerosmith

Salisbury Journal

Marty McFly's hoverboard for sale

Marty McFly's hoverboard from Back To The Future 2 and The Terminator's leather biker costume are among the items going under the hammer in the UK's biggest ever film props auction.


Related Topix: Back to the Future, Comedy Movies, Telltale Games, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Christopher Lee, Gene Wilder, Michael J. Fox

Daily Journal

Weaver, 'Alien' cast reprising roles in new game

This June 1, 2014 photo shows actress Sigourney Weaver posing at The Peninsula Hotel during media day for the Alien video game and 35th anniversary release of the film, "Alien," in Beverly Hills, Calif.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Avatar, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Alien³, Science Fiction Movies, Short, Aliens, Alien: Resurrection, Celebrities, Sigourney Weaver, Sega

Houston Press

10 Most Pointless Things Hidden in Video Games

Pretty much every video game these days is going to sneak in an Easter Egg or two... or in the case of Borderlands 2 they occasionally sneak in a game between all the Easter Eggs.


Related Topix: 2K Games, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, Borderlands 2, Nintendo, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda

Gearbox and 2K announce 'Battleborn'

The game, set to be the featured story in the August edition of Game Informer magazine will be released on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 system and PC in 2016, according to the press release.


Related Topix: 2K Games, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, Game., The, Deep Silver, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Borderlands 2

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Age

Stripper trial: Man accused of shooting at Australian troupe faces court

Las Vegas: A Las Vegas man yelled "I've got a gun" before pulling the trigger and almost hitting a crew member of Australian stripper troupe Thunder from Down Under in the head, a US court has been told.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ


Titanfall explores three new maps in 'Frontier's Edge' DLC

Respawn has titled its next DLC addition to Titanfall "Frontier's Edge ," which seems fitting given that the included maps drop players into wildly disparate parts of the universe.


Related Topix: Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Edge, The, Deep Silver, X360


Dragon Quest X coming to 3DS, streams game onto system

Square Enix announced it's winging Dragon Quest X to the 3DS in Japan, with the MMORPG due for landing on September 4. As Siliconera reports, the port streams the game onto the 3DS rather than running it natively, similar to services like PlayStation Now and OnLive , and in the same vein of the mobile versions released last year.


Related Topix: Dragon Quest, Square Enix, Dragon Quest X

WGMZ-FM Gadsden

Meek Mill Announces New Album Release Date

The Philadelphia-based emcee has announced that the follow-up to 2012's Dreams and Nightmares will hit stores on September 9th.


Related Topix: Meek Mill, Hip-Hop, 2012, Gliese Games

Congleton Guardian

Berry up for two TVChoice Awards

The 79-year-old culinary guru sees her hit show The Great British Bake Off taking on ratings winners such as The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and Strictly Come Dancing for the best talent show title.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Drama Movies, September

The Modesto Bee

Harry Potter is back in new JK Rowling story

J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of the grown-up boy wizard in a new story posted Tuesday on her Pottermore website.


Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books, Pottermore, SCEA, Modesto, CA

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Ice-T's grandson arrested after accidentally killing roommate

Renewal chances for Beauty and the Beast were slim, so when executive producer Brad Kern sat down to write the Season 2 finale he knew the most important thing was to make a satisfying ending for the loyal fans.


Related Topix: Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Grand Theft Auto