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6 hrs ago | IcLichfield

Birmingham boffin: Violent computer games are good for your health

Forensic psychologist Zoib Khan has conducted a pioneering study which he claims proves that Xbox 360 can improve fitness levels and wellbeing A Birmingham boffin believes he has found the key to creating violent video games - that are good for your health.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Ubisoft, _No Company, Fighters Uncaged, They, Kinect, X360, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Inmate commits suicide in Benton County jail

BENTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S MEDIA RELEASE - DATE: August 1, 2014 TYPE OF INCIDENT: In custody death LOCATION OF INCIDENT: Benton County Jail DATE / TIME OF INCIDENT: August 30, 2014 NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT: While conducting hourly inmate welfare checks, Correction Officers located 26 year old Stephen L. Morgan, unconscious with a bed sheet tied around ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games

The Reporter

Vintage World War II planes a plenty to display during annual Mustangs and More Days

Vintage war planes of all types will be on display during the annual Mustangs and More Days in October.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games

WinBeta

Labor Day deal alert: Grab 10% discount on purchase of Xbox One through Groupon

Groupon, a website that offers discounted gift coupons is giving away sweet discount on gaming consoles among other deals as part of Labor Day celebration.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Mercury-Register

Farm briefs: Farm trail tickets, LaMalfa kisses a pig, 4-H and Farm Service details

Don't just invite your out-of-town friends to Sierra Oro Farm Trail, buy and send them tickets.

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Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games, Butte County, CA, Chico, CA, Paradise, CA, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

The Lebanon Daily News

Iraqi forces break militant siege of Shiite town

A military spokesman and a lawmaker say Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen have broken a two-month siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli.

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Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Video Games

Graham Leader

Statue depicting the 10 Commandments installed at county courthouse

The 10 Commandments monument installed at the north entry on the Young County Courthouse Aug. 8. The marker was funded by more than 20 citizens donations and was purchased by Morrison s Funeral Home who donated the statue s foundation Friday Aug. 8, a six-and-a-half-foot tall statue depicting the 10 Commandments was installed on the north side of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games, Concord, NH

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Loza guilty of racketeering

A Chaves County jury found Matias M. Loza guilty of racketeering and conspiracy to commit racketeering on Friday in connection with the AZ Boys' - Joe and Robert "Bob" Chavez - criminal organization that imported large quantities of methamphetamine into Otero County.

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Related Topix: Chaves County, NM, Drugs, Otero County, NM, Valdez, NM, Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games

The Honolulu Advertiser

'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.

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Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games, Halo 4, Microsoft Xbox, X360

Mercury-Register

Death notices for Aug. 31

New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase.

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Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Video Games

Evening Sun

Joan Rivers hospitalized, on life support

"Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory. 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:

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Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Video Games

Cinema Blend News

Weekly Recap: Hackers Take Down PSN, Xbox Live And 5 Other Startling Stories

This week was a rampant mess of chaos and chaos control. We saw gaming media attempt an internet-wide censure measure we saw hackers attacking PSN and Xbox Live and Battle.net for no other reason than for spits and giggles, and we saw Nintendo unleash a brand new handheld.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , Video Games, Plants vs. Zombies, Activision, Call of Duty , DS, 3DS, Kinect

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The 5 Biggest Video Game Releases Next Week

Need a new video game to play? September is going to a pretty big month for game releases as the holiday selling season starts to rev its engines.

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Related Topix: The, Game., Deep Silver, Video Games, Dance Central, Kinect, X360

Joystiq

Titanfall Update 6 adds 8-on-8 combat with no 'bots

Developer Respawn has issued a new update for its flagship giant robot shooter, Titanfall , the highlight of which strips out said robots in favor of mano a mano gunplay.

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Related Topix: Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Halo, 343 Industries, Activision, Call of Duty , Death, Game.

IGN

See Lockout Remaster in Action in Halo: The Master Chief Collection

In it you can see how the new coat of paint is looking , plus a look at the new interactive element of the map: a block of ceiling-mounted icicles you can shoot down and kill players below with, a la the stalactite on fellow Halo 2 map Waterworks.

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Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Video Games

Gaming Age

State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition headed to Xbox One next year

A new and improved release of State of Decay is officially in development for the Xbox One and will be ready to go for spring 2015 according to Microsoft and Undead Labs .

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Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , The, Deep Silver, Decay, Halo, 343 Industries, X360

SlashGear.com

State of Decay: Xbox One just got permanent death mode

The game State of Decay brought Zombie Survival to the Xbox Live universe last June.

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Related Topix: Undead Labs, State of Decay, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox

TrustedReviews

Xbox One update rolling out early

Microsoft has released the much-anticipated Xbox One update early, adding a media player and more to the company's games console.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Eurogamer

Planetary Annihilation departs Steam Early Access next month

Science-fiction real-time strategy game Planetary Annihilation leaves Steam Early Access and launches proper on 5th September 2014, developer Uber Entertainment has announced.

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Related Topix: Uber Entertainment, Planetary Annihilation, Video Games, Monday Night Combat

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Re/code

Leap Motion Hooks Up to Oculus for Controller-Free Virtual Reality

Earlier this year, Facebook turned "Oculus" into a household name by betting $2 billion that virtual reality is ready for primetime.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Kinect, Video Games, Batman, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Cameras

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