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Games Inbox: Can the Nintendo Switch still be a success?
- January 16, 2017

This has become a bit of a common event for Nintendo, with similar occurrence of a jumping price following the release of Pokemon Go and Super Mario Run on Apple devices reported in 2016. "We thought that the consumer that already had a Wii or a Wii U and had purchased those games once or twice or already, we didn't think they'd buy the NES Classic". (more...)
Skylanders Imaginators Adds Digital Character Library On Nintendo Switch
- January 16, 2017

It's nifty new controller called the "joy-con" (weird we know), which can be reformed in multiple ways to accommodate the chosen play style . Of course, we don't know how many units of the initial shipment were allocated to GameStop. If you're not familiar with the Neo Geo, it is a cartridge-based arcade system board and home video game console released in 1990. Last year, the Super Mario and Donkey Kong maker released "Miitomo" - a free-to-play and interactive game - as it tries to ... (more...)
Nintendo Switch Is More Appealing Than Expectations
- January 16, 2017

Activision has announced that they will release Skylanders Imaginators on Nintendo Switch , arriving to coincide with the new Cursed Tiki Temple Level Pack. On March 17, United Kingdom retailer GameSeek claimed that the new Nintendo baby is coming. A boxing game under the title of Arms and adventure game under title of Dragon Quest were also in the list. (more...)
Titanfall: Frontline has been canceled Titanfall: Frontline has been canceled
- January 16, 2017

The statement, which was also added to the Titanfall: Frontline website , also gave reasons behind the game's cancellation. The card game is now in closed beta. If you need a mobile card game fix, try Plants vs. Zombies: Heroes . The developers said they've learned a lot from the beta test, including what works and what doesn't, and hope to bring that experience to bear on future mobile games. (more...)
Delhi: Father of 5 confesses to sexually assaulting 2500 minors, arrested
- January 16, 2017

In a startling revelation, the accused admitted having raped almost 600 children, aged between seven and eleven years, in the past 13 years not only in Delhi but also in Ghaziabad and Rudrapur. While walking on those the streets, the police team spotted a CCTV camera installed at a house. Yet he was operating free. The mother of the 10-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted in December said she had lost hope that the police would be able to nab the accused. (more...)
Year One: The Nintendo Switch games we're most excited about Year One: The Nintendo Switch games we're most excited about
- January 16, 2017

Promising a fun new future, the core concept of the Switch, a home console that you can take with you on the go, is undeniably appealing. The two games that Nintendo highlighted while presenting the controllers are both multiplayer games that are meant to be played in a room with another contender, confronting that him or her. (more...)
Cold wave intensifies in North India, train services affected Cold wave intensifies in North India, train services affected
- January 16, 2017

He said it was the season's coldest night in Srinagar so far. Meteorological (MeT) department said fresh snowfall was recorded in Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Kupwara areas of Kashmir on Saturday night and Sunday morning. Cold wave further tightened its grip in Kashmir on Saturday as the minimum temperatures plummeted to the season's lowest in several places as Srinagar recorded a bone chilling minus 6.8 degrees Celsius.Frosty mornings and slippery condition of roads caused problems to pedestrians ... (more...)
Raptors stretch streak to three with rout of struggling Knicks Raptors stretch streak to three with rout of struggling Knicks
- January 16, 2017

He finished the game with 12 points and 16 rebounds, adding one assist as well. Rose, who is a free agent after the season and has expressed his interest in signing with NY long term, is getting some help from Anthony, who delivered 23 points, nine rebounds and six assists in Thursday's triumph. (more...)
GameStop's Initial Nintendo Switch Stock Allocation Has Sold Out GameStop's Initial Nintendo Switch Stock Allocation Has Sold Out
- January 16, 2017

The Switch boasts one of the most promising game line-ups in recent memory, as evidenced by a presentation that featured The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , the unveiling of Super Mario Odyssey, and a slew of iconic RPG franchises. The only major drawback to the system's release will be the launch titles. He notes the Switch version features crisper visuals and faster loading games. (more...)
A New Rumor Focuses on Improved 'iPhone 8' Water Resistance
- January 15, 2017

If the report turns out to be true, this will be a huge selling point for the iPhone 8. However, this year, the phones are expected to sport similar designs and features, and a new report sheds light on yet another key element they'll have in common. (more...)
Court revives suit alleging Apple monopoly on iPhone apps
- January 15, 2017

The three-judge appeals court panel found the district court had erred in its decision that the plaintiff class - customers of Apple who used the App Store - would not have standing to sue for breach of antitrust laws. However, the company required the app developers to turn over 30% of the app's price. Apple's full quarterly results, which should provide a fuller picture on how the iPhone did in the final quarter of the year, are set to be released on January 31. (more...)
Private Company To Shoot For The Moon This Year
- January 15, 2017

There's also $5 million up for grabs for the company that comes in second. The lander has to be launched this year to meet the deadline for the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize competition. From there, MX-1E will separate from the rocket and fire its own rocket engines to travel to the Moon. In the next 12 months, a race will culminate to land a private probe on the lunar surface. (more...)
Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down to play President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration concert
- January 15, 2017

Speaking to celebrity site TMZ.com , the 75-year-old singer-songwriter said he had previously agreed to perform at the Inauguration Day gala for a "first dance" between Trump and his wife, Melania Trump. Tom Barrack , the chairman of the Presidential Inaugural Committee, says the concert has reportedly been produced and directed by Emmy Award winners and nominees. (more...)
At Least 10 Inmates Killed in Prison Riot in Brazil
- January 15, 2017

Security forces managed to enter the outer area of the prison but chose to wait for daylight hours before going in on Sunday morning. Authorities have said they expect the death toll from the violence to rise. Authorities said a gang called Family of the North targeted members of Brazil's most powerful criminal gang, First Command, known by the Portuguese acronym PCC. (more...)
Super Bowl LI getting player POV replays
- January 15, 2017

Regardless of whether the New England Patriots make the Super Bowl , Tom Brady will appear during the broadcast. Or seeing Brady's 360-degree point of view as he spins out of a sack then throws a bomb for a touchdown. Johnny Manziel will be in Houston ahead of the Super Bowl to give fans a chance to take a photo with the 2012 Heisman trophy victor — at a price. "We think that's why it makes ideal sense for us, and a great example of marketing innovation because we're not just saying 'Go ... (more...)
Ringling Bros. to close 'The Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years Ringling Bros. to close 'The Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years
- January 15, 2017

The decision to end the circus tours was made as a result of high costs coupled with a decline in ticket sales, making the circus an unsustainable business for the company. part of their lives for generations. The final shows will be in Providence, Rhode Island, on May 7 and in Uniondale, New York, on May 21. "We know Ringling Bros . (more...)
Footage of PhD candidate beaten by police released Footage of PhD candidate beaten by police released
- January 15, 2017

Crosby noticed that someone was following him and was headed to a police station. "For two years, I've been talking about a pattern with the Evanston police officers not de-escalating minor incidents where it didn't have to lead to arrest or (other charges)", Miller reportedly said during a city council meeting earlier this week. (more...)
Trump Open To Lifting Sanctions If Russia Is 'Helping' US Trump Open To Lifting Sanctions If Russia Is 'Helping' US
- January 15, 2017

Donald Trump has suggested he might drop sanctions against Russian Federation and that the communist party rulers in Beijing needed to show good faith on currency and trade practices before he committed to a "One China" policy on Taiwan. Moscow has also dismissed all allegations of interference in the USA presidential election as absurd. They're doing it on objective, " he insisted, suggesting - in a conciliatory moment - that he would first talk to China before initiating any action. (more...)
New Titanfall 2 Multiplayer Mode Live Fire Out Soon
- January 15, 2017

The developers at Respawn Entertainment just announced that a new game mode, maps, and some potential changes are on the multiplayer mode's playlist. The latest game mode, which is called "Live Fire", will release new maps and will challenge players to pass the level under one minute. (more...)
The LEGO Batman Movie gets life-size Batmobile from Chevrolet The LEGO Batman Movie gets life-size Batmobile from Chevrolet
- January 14, 2017

The latest Batmobile is built out of 344,187 bricks. Chevrolet unveiled a life-sized Batmobile made up of over 300,000 LEGOs in celebration of the upcoming animated-adventure flick, "The LEGO Batman Movie". But over at Chevrolet.com, it is possible to customize your own version of the Batmobile in one of 12 colors, ranging from Midnight Black to Smokey Black. (more...)

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