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1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

Topekan finds career in video game creation

Brent Porter lives in Topeka and creates video games for Action Button Entertainment. The company plans in about two months to put out its next game, "Videoball."


Related Topix: Topeka, KS, 2012, Gliese Games, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, 2010

5 hrs ago |

War of the Roses! Annual Black Pudding Throwing Championships held in Ramsbottom

THE age-old rivalry between Lancashire and Yorkshire was rekindled in Ramsbottom yesterday for the official World Black Pudding Throwing Championships. Hundreds travelled from across the country - and beyond - to be part of the quirky symbolic tradition which has its origins the War of the Roses.


Related Topix: Fatshark AB, War of the Roses, Paradox Interactive

9 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

STARS flocked to Southend as a new steak and lobster restaurant opened its doors for the first time.

Former rugby player and current Strictly Come Dancing contestant Thom Evans set pulses racing as did glamour model and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Casey Batchelor when they appeared at the launch of seafront restaurant Bourgee. The venue in Eastern Esplanade, formerly Tiffins Indian restaurant, also played host to celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, TOWIE star Ferne McCann and her boyfriend Charlie Sims.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

14 hrs ago | New York Daily News

A rabbi's fight for religious freedom

A journey to the obscure last week brought me my very own U.S. Senate hearing. No other reporter was interested in the confirmation of ambassadors to Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Comoros and Malawi.


Related Topix: Africa, Guinea-Bissau, World News, National Geographic, Tradewest, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, US Politics, Opinion

18 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

Mortal Kombat X PS4 And Xbox One Fight Pad Revealed

Mortal Kombat X owners will be able to play the game using a custom controller. A Mortal Kombat X -themed fight pad was revealed at GameStop Expo earlier this week.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Mortal Kombat, X360, Gamepads

Sat Sep 13, 2014


A Video Game Finally Does The X-Men's Rogue Justice

How do you handle a hero like Rogue, whose ability allows her to siphon powers from any other character? MMO Marvel Heroe s has come up with an elegant solution - give her all the powers. Rogue has traditionally gotten the short end of the stick in Marvel video games.


Related Topix: Marvel Heroes, Gazillion


Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN Limited Edition Announced for PS4 and PS3

Publisher Aksys Games has revealed on its website that Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN will receive a North American exclusive limited edition version for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 when the game releases later this year. The PS4 and PS3 limited edition versions will include an outer box replica of The Backyard, an alternate world hiding in the Guilty Gear universe in the form of a book, a "hard rocking" soundtrack arranged by Guilty Gear series creator Daisuke Ishiwatari, an art book profiling characters from Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus and Guilty Gear 2 Overture, and a Sol Badguy "Free" keychain, a replica of Sol's belt buckle.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Arc System Works, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus


Will Ferrell to fight cancer by playing video games

Will Ferrell arrives on the red carpet for the film 'Welcome To Me' during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Kids, Family

Battle Creek Enquirer

Police & Fire: Girl was not targeted for abductionPolice & Fire: Girl ...

Police & Fire: Girl was not targeted for abduction Police say girl was not victim of attempted abduction Check out this story on NO ABDUCTION: A woman who talked to a young girl at a school bus stop was apparently just warning her to step away from the roadway. Calhoun County Sheriff Department deputies said Friday after an interview with the woman it does not appear she was attempting to kidnap the child.


Related Topix: _No Company, Fun Infused Games, Abduction!, Calhoun County, MI, Marshall, MI

Nevada Appeal

SimCity makes way for Carson City in video game

Courtesy Gamers can re-create Carson City's past and reshape its future in a new video game being released next week. As Nevada celebrates its 150th birthday, we're taking a look at where we came from, our early statehood and how we see the future shaping the Silver State.


Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Maxis, Carson City, NV, SimCity, Virginia City, NV, Dayton, NV

South Wales Guardian

Tim Wonnacott says he can't put a value on being in Strictly Come Dancing

Tim Wonnacott has admitted even he can't put a price on the experience of taking part in Strictly Come Dancing. The TV auctioneer, who is known for appearing on Bargain Hunt, is part of the line-up for this year's BBC dancing contest and said he felt very lucky to be involved.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Bomb Threats to SJV in Holmdel, Other Schools Tied to Connecticut X-Box Gamer, Swatting Ring

A 21-year-old Connecticut resident has been arrested and federally charged for his involvement in a "swatting" ring, which affected two Monmouth County schools in January of this year, according to authorities. Matthew Tollis, of Wethersfield, was first arrested in connection to an April 2014 bomb threat made to the University of Connecticut and is now facing additional charges for his involvement with the "swatting" ring, who call themselves "TCOD", or "Team Crucifix or Die," according to the FBI .


Related Topix: Holmdel, NJ, The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company, Microsoft Xbox

Farm provides view into Alabama Civil War history

For Saraland veterinarian Ben George - a lifelong history buff with a special interest in, as he calls it, "The War Between the States" - owning Magee Farm, one of only three sites of major surrenders leading to the end of that war, was like a dream come true. Losing it has been devastating to him.


Related Topix: Civil War, _No Company, Walker Boys Studio, Saraland, AL

WQMF-FM Louisville

Paul McCartney's Video Game Song Becoming A Single

Paul McCartney 's theme to the new video game "Destiny" is getting a life of its own. says the song, called "Hope For The Future," is being released as a single.


Related Topix: Destiny, Activision, Bungie Software

Gta V release date for PS4, Xbox One and PC announced along with exclusive content and goodies

Rockstar reveals that Grand Theft Auto 5 will be available on next gen-consoles on November 18 and PCs on January 27... long live Trev in all his stained vest glory Gamers rejoice, because the astonishingly brilliant Grand Theft Auto 5 is coming to next-gen consoles and PC - with the promise of being even more colourful than Trevor's language. The gazillion-selling mega hit from Rockstar will be arriving on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 18, then later for the PC on January 27. It will feature a range of major new visual and technical upgrades to make Los Santos look and feel even more immersive than before.


Related Topix: Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Grand Theft Auto, The, Deep Silver, X360, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Blimp

The Gadgeteer

KontrolFreek wants you to play video games like a boss

KontrolFreek is a company that makes video game accessories that snap directly onto the control sticks for Xbox and PlayStation handheld gaming controllers. These add-ons are compatible with both the new PS4 and Xbox One controllers as well as older console controllers like the Xbox 360 and PS3.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company, X360, Microsoft Xbox, PS3


New Super Smash Bros. Characters Confirmed in Stream - IGN

A heap of new fighters have been confirmed for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. after a 3DS version of the game was streamed on Twitch .


Related Topix: Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Nintendo, Kid Icarus: Uprising

Thu Sep 11, 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.


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

The News-Star

Giant dinosaur in the water: Spinosaurus

Scientific detective work spanning 100 years and three continents has revealed the first swimming dinosaur: a fish-eating beast that paddled like a duck and was bigger than a Tyrannosaurus rex. Giant dinosaur in the water: Spinosaurus! Scientific detective work spanning 100 years and three continents has revealed the first swimming dinosaur: a fish-eating beast that paddled like a duck and was bigger than a Tyrannosaurus rex.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Tradewest, National Geographic, University of Chicago

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

100 rhinos to be jetted by plane in life-saving mission

In 2013, over 1,000 rhinos were poached in South Africa alone. It's a dangerously high number, when you consider there are only 5,000 black rhinos left on the continent .


Related Topix: Tradewest, National Geographic