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27 min ago | ABC 27

'NBA 2K15' drafts 3-D face mapping for latest game

Authorities are searching for a heavily armed survivalist suspected in an ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a heavily forested region of northeastern Pennsylvania. Authorities hunting for a suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks chased down several mistaken sightings Wednesday as schools closed down and the public remained on edge.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Spain, World News, The, Deep Silver

4 hrs ago | Sky News

Girls Playing More Video Games Than Boys

The Gaming Revolution report by research agency Populous revealed 52% of people who had played some form of video game in the last six months were female; an increase from 49% three years ago. The study found the UK gaming audience has now hit 33.5 million Britons, some 69% of the population and the increase in girl gamers was being driven by women aged 25-44 downloading free puzzle and trivia apps.

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Related Topix: Idea Factory, -8

8 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Pixie Lott says she and the other Strictly Come Dancing celebrities have been supporting each other

Pixie Lott has revealed the female Strictly Come Dancing stars have set up an online support group for each other - and that Alison Hammond is her best friend on the show. The pop star told The Sun that there was no rivalry on the BBC dancing show yet, but she wasn't sure if things would stay that way.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

8 hrs ago | The Republic

Scots' inventions are fuel for independence debate

The land that gave the world haggis and tartan has produced so much more, from golf and television to Dolly the Sheep and "Grand Theft Auto." If Scotland splits from Britain after a referendum this week, it can stake a claim to inventions that transformed modern life, from surgical anesthetic and penicillin to TV, the telephone and even the flush toilet.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Science / Technology, Inventions, Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Lothian County, Scotland

12 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Clinton urges renewal of 9/11 compensation act

Former Secretary of State and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, greets Richare Alles, financial secretary of the Uniformed Firefighters Association, left, and Mario Cilento, president of the New York State AFL-CIO, before speaking to advocates, emergency workers who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, survivors of the attacks and union members and officials during a fundraiser marking last week's 13th anniversary of the attacks at a benefit for Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act and 9/11 Health Watch in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Big Ant Studios, AFL

Tue Sep 16, 2014

IGN

WWE 2K15 Delayed on PS4 and Xbox One

WWE 2K15 has been delayed on PS4 and Xbox One to November 18 in North America and November 21 in Europe, 2K has announced. The next-gen installment in the popular franchise was originally expected on October 28 in North America and October 31 in Europe.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver

IGN

The Evolution of 8 Beloved Video Game Characters

Incredibly, the modern video game era has been around for almost 40 years. And some of gaming's most enduring heroes have been with us almost from the start.

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Related Topix: Sega, Sonic

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Big & Rich Head to Las Vegas for Brand-New "Look at You" Video

Big & Rich 's new video, "Look at You," premiered Monday, featuring a couple falling in love while visiting Las Vegas hot spots like Brooklyn Bowl, the Cromwell hotel and Caesars Palace.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas Travel

Keighleynews.co.uk

Boy 'shot girlfriend on birthday'

Police community support officers at the scene in Eastway, Hackney, east London, where Shereka Marsh, 15, died after a shooting. A teenage boy shot his girlfriend in the neck after she went to give him a birthday present, a court heard.

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Metro UK News

Nintendo red faced after porn appears on Wii site

Family-friendly website 'the Miiverse' was hit with dozens of erotic pictures of women in various states of undress after gamers discovered a glitch. Some of the images showed a woman in lingerie draped across a bed and sexualised Japanese Manga, while others showed buxom images of Kate Upton.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, WII, Nintendo, Wii U, 3DS

Examiner.com

Crystal reveals why 'Temple of Osiris' is launching on PS4, Xbox One and PC only

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is coming to the new generation of consoles and that will be it. Developer Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix have foregone the idea of releasing the game on last generation consoles.

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Related Topix: Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix, The, Deep Silver, 2010

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Yahoo!

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker

Minecraft, which lets users build in and explore a virtual world, has been downloaded 100 million times on PC alone since its launch in 2009. It is the most popular online game on Xbox, and the top paid app for Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating system in the US.

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Related Topix: Minecraft, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Western Telegraph

Stars getting stuffed for charity

Stars including Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood are getting their teeth into a fundraising challenge as they are pictured filling their faces for a good cause. Former Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle and Blue's Simon Webbe - a contestant on the new series of Strictly - have also posed with tasty treats ahead of the annual World's Biggest Coffee Morning, which takes place for Macmillan Cancer Support later this month.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Craig Revel Horwood, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

The Tribune

Escaped school shooter had pitchfork, patrol says

The school shooter who briefly escaped from an Ohio prison last week had a pitchfork when he was captured, the state patrol said Monday as newly released records added to the picture of an inmate frequently in trouble behind bars. T.J. Lane, convicted of killing three students at Chardon High School in the Cleveland area in 2012, did not threaten officers with the pitchfork, and it isn't known where he got it from, said patrol Lt.

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Related Topix: 2012, Gliese Games, Drugs, State Prisons, Allen Correctional Institution, Prison

Messenger Newspapers

Trafford's unsung heroes sought for 'people's' Strictly Come Dancing

COMMUNITY heroes from across Trafford are being sought to take part in the first ever 'People's Strictly Come Dancing'. The team behind the smash BBC show is opening its dance floor to the public for the very first time and looking for inspiring unsung heroes to take part.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

Messenger Newspapers

Ben Stiller stars in Tropic Thunder

What's It About? Media tycoon Elliot Carver sparks a war between China and the West so he can cover it in his TV, magazines and newspapers - and there's no prizes for guessing who's called in to stop him. Bond's showdown with the sadistic Dr Kaufman is 'delicious', there's a car park chase to die for and a motorbike scene that would have given Evel Knievel nightmares.

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Related Topix: Tropic Thunder, Celebrities, Ben Stiller, Pierce Brosnan, Activision, GoldenEye

Lowell Sun

10 things to know Monday

France's president says there's "no time to lose" in the global push to combat extremists from the Islamic State group, minus the two countries who share most of Iraq's borders. AP's Dan Perry finds that much of the problem lies in the region's Sunni-Shiite divide, which outsiders tend to underestimate repeatedly.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Idea Factory, -8

Key 103

Madonna Aiming To Release 13th Album in 2015

Over the past few months, the pop icon has shared a series of photos from the recording studio on Instagram often featuring American super producer Diplo - aka Thomas Wesley Pentz. A rep has now told Billboard that Madonna is eyeing up a 2015 release date for the follow-up to 'MDNA', which was met with a mixed reaction back in 2012.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, 2012, Gliese Games

International Business Times

'The Sims 4' Game Guide: 7 Causes Of Death And How To Bring Back Dead Sims

A presentation of "The Sims 4" is given at the Electronic Arts World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2014. The event takes place on the eve of the annual three-day Electronic Entertainment Expo video game conference.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Maxis, The Sims 4, The Sims, The Sims Studio, Playfish

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Seth MacFarlane Album Featuring Sara Bareilles & Norah Jones Gets Title, Release Date

S eth MacFarlane , the guy who brought you Family Guy and Ted, is also a singer, and he's just announced a title and release date for his upcoming Christmas album, which will feature guest appearances by his pals Sara Bareilles an d Norah Jones. The album is called Holiday for Swing!, a title that's likely a play on the classic instrumental tune " Holiday for Strings.

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Related Topix: Ted, Seth MacFarlane, Christmas!!!!!, Life, Holidays, Christmas

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