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Maryland Man Receives Five-Year Prison Sentence for European Terror Plot

A federal judge sentenced an Ellicott City man to five years in prison for aiding a group of people who were planning terror attacks in Europe, a less severe sentence than prosecutors had sought.


Related Topix: Prison, Ellicott City, MD, 2012, Gliese Games

4 hrs ago | The Age

Florida man charged with killing infant son whose cries hindered video game

Suffocated son ... Cody Wygant, 24, after being arrested and taken to Citrus County Sheriff's Office in Inverness, Florida.


Related Topix: Citrus County, FL, Inverness, FL, Homosassa, FL

6 hrs ago | Kotaku

Atari Rescued This Cool Minimalist Shooter From A Collapsing TimeGate

When Aliens: Colonial Marines co-developer TimeGate Studios shut down , my first concern was for the gorgeously blocky shooter the developer had announced just a month prior.


Related Topix: Gearbox Software, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Sega, US Military, US Marine Corps

10 hrs ago | Crawley Observer

Police renew appeal following youth centre break-in

Police are renewing their appeal for information 10 weeks after a break-in at Langley Green Youth Centre, in Crawley.


Related Topix: Microsoft Xbox

14 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

Man allegedly smothered crying son over video game

Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games.


Related Topix: Citrus County, FL

16 hrs ago | Boy Genius

Video: Sony shares major details from the next PlayStation 4 update

Sony detailed the first major update for the PlayStation 4 on Wednesday, introducing the SHAREfactory video editor and the ability to pre-download games that haven't hit the PlayStation Store yet.


Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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New features coming to WWE Network, launching on Xbox One & Fire TV this spring

WWE held its 2014 Business Partner Summit in New Orleans, and talked about improvements that will be made to the WWE Network this spring.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver

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Even Chimps Know That A Firm Bed Makes For Quality Sleep

In the wilds of Africa, chimpanzees consistently choose to make their sleeping nests in a particular tree that offers the "just right" kind of comfort that Goldilocks famously preferred.


Related Topix: Tradewest, National Geographic


The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Indefinitely Delayed And Possibly Cancelled For The Xbox One

Bad news Spider-Man fans, it seems that if you were looking forward to playing The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on the Xbox One console, you might be disappointed to learn that it seems that the game might have been cancelled for the platform.


Related Topix: Spider-Man, Activision, Beenox, The Amazing Spider-Man, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox, 3DS


10 things you didn't know about Las Vegas

Maybe you think of the Rat Pack, showgirls and mobsters sipping martinis. Or perhaps it's bachelorettes and bros on a bender that everyone hopes won't end up on Facebook.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Travel

'Halo' and 'Destiny' legendary composer Marty O'Donnell fired by Bungie

The man behind the iconic music of the " Halo " franchise revealed early Wednesday morning that he was let go by Bungie .


Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Nintendo drops price of five popular 3DS video games, including Mario Kart 7

Nintendo is dropping the price of five of its popular 3DS games, according to an April 15, 2014 Cinema Blend Gaming Blend report.


Related Topix: Nintendo, Super Mario, Mario Kart, UFO Interactive, Arcade, 3DS, New Super Mario Bros. 2, Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Wed Apr 16, 2014

'The Walking Dead' Season 5: First half is written, finale is 'nailed down'

"The Walking Dead" hasn't been off the air for long, but the showrunners, writers and producers are already elbow-deep in writing Season 5. In an interview with MTV News , Robert Kirkman reveals how far the "Walking Dead" team is into Season 5. Considering filming starts in May, it shouldn't be too surprising to learn that the season is already ... (more)


Related Topix: The Walking Dead, Terminal Reality, Activision


Sony sells more than 7 million Playstation 4 consoles

Sony Corp sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 units as of April 6 and is struggling to keep pace with demand for the video game console, the company said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Computers, The, Deep Silver

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Can Latest 'Trials' Games Convince Mobile Players to Pay?

In the fall of 1993, the Wu-Tang Clan released their debut studio album, Enter The Wu-Tang .


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, RZA, Black Entertainment, Method Man, Hip-Hop, The Wu-Tang Clan, Science / Technology, Programming Languages, RedLynx, Trials HD, Microsoft


'Magic Mike' sequel gets title, release date

On July 3, 2015, Tatum's stripper with a heart of gold will be back in theaters with a new story after winning over audiences in 2012's "Magic Mike."


Related Topix: Magic Mike, 21 Jump Street, 2012, Gliese Games, Celebrities, Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer, Entertainment


6 Video Games That Wreak Havoc on NYC

New York City is burning. The famous American metropolis is a popular playground for video games , but more for destruction than just admiring its skyscrapers.


Related Topix: Supernatural, Crysis, Crytek, EA Games


Halo: Spartan Assault Kicks Off Universal Windows Games

Microsoft has just started to accept universal applications for its combined Windows and Windows Phone Store, and what better way to introduce universal apps than in the form of a game - Halo: Spartan Assault ? The one time purchase of this game will be able to be used on either platform, where it has been listed as a universal app in both the ... (more)


Related Topix: Halo: Spartan Assault, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Microsoft, Startups, Gadgets


Alleged serial killings highlight GPS limits

Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon proved not once, but allegedly twice, that GPS trackers - the electronic leashes worn by 100,000 freed criminals in the U.S. - aren't foolproof.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Las Vegas, THQ

Tue Apr 15, 2014


The Best Video Game Wingmen Ever

Main characters usually get all the attention in games, but for most great heroes, there's at least one other character helping them out.


Related Topix: Portal, Valve Software