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‘2 can play that game’: Trump threatens Senate probes into Dems, as House investigations loom

Donald Trump threatened the Democrats with Senate probes into alleged leaks of “classified information,” while the party that has just taken over the House vows to hold the president “accountable.” Trump warned the Democrats against “wasting” taxpayer money on House investigations into his administration, issuing a thinly-veiled threat on Twitter. Read more “If the Democrats think they are going to ...

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Ukrainian video game set in Auschwitz has Poland up in arms

An unfinished Ukrainian video game set in Auschwitz has sparked outrage in Poland and forced the game studio to make major changes. The original game had players take on the role of inmates or SS guards in the Nazi death camp. “Cost of Freedom” is not your casual entertainment to kill an hour or two after work. The creation of ...

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Microsoft’s game streaming service Mixer adds more ways for streamers to make money

Microsoft today is rolling out a new version of its game streaming service, Mixer, which it’s calling “Season 2” to reflect the fact that the changes are ongoing, not a one-day release. The company says it’s specifically investing in new areas around expression, monetization and creator communities. The first of these, called Skills, are focused on giving users more ways ...

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White woman calls cops on black man cheering son’s soccer game, goes viral as ‘Golfcart Gail’

A Florida woman has faced ridicule online after she was recorded calling the police on a black man while he shouted and cheered from the sidelines during his teenage son’s soccer game. The woman, who was dubbed ‘Golfcart Gail’ in a now viral Facebook post (but whose name, we’re guessing, is probably not Gail), is seen sitting behind the wheel ...

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Mexican players fight for ball of flames in indigenous game (VIDEO)

An old Aztec ball game dating back to 1500 BC really heated up in Mexico city Saturday as teams battled for possession of a flaming ball of fire. Pelota purepecha is an indigenous ball game during which players use sticks to hit the ball around the pitch in a game that is similar to hockey, minus the flames.   “I ...

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Microsoft announces an Xbox game streaming service

A week after Google launched a game streaming service “Project Stream“ in beta, Microsoft’s touting its own take on the category. Project xCloud is, naturally, an Xbox game streaming service, designed to  bring the console’s titles to a slew of different platforms. Outlined via blog post, the service is the latest offering to offer gamers the promise of cross-platform autonomy, ...

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Telepathic Tetris: Scientists connect 3 people’s brains to play video game together

A team of scientists has created a device which allows human beings to cooperate while playing a game using only their thoughts. While the technology is still in its infancy, the potential applications are astounding. “We present BrainNet which, to our knowledge, is the first multi-person non-invasive direct brain-to-brain interface for collaborative problem solving,” the joint team from the University ...

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There’s a secret text adventure game hidden inside Google — here’s how to play it

Google loves a good Easter egg. There are dozens upon dozens of different eggs hidden across Google’s product portfolio, from using Google Search to flip a coin to exploring the Doctor’s TARDIS in Google Maps. Think you’ve seen them all? A seemingly new egg has just been discovered: a playable text adventure game, hidden right within Google Search. Here’s how ...

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Google gets into game streaming with Project Stream and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in Chrome

Earlier this year, we heard rumors that Google was working on a game streaming service. Now, it looks like those rumors were true. The company today unveiled ‘Project Stream” and while Google calls this a “technical test” to see how well game streaming to Chrome works, it’s clear that this is the foundational technology for a game streaming service. To ...

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‘Find this b***h’: Photo of dead leopard sparks outrage against big game hunter

A big game hunter is the target of a hate campaign after a photo of her posing with a “record” leopard kill went viral. Anonymous posters and multiple celebrities have slammed ‘Britany’ on social media for her “disgusting” act. The photo of the woman, who has been referred to only as ‘Britany L,’ was shared with Safari Club International (SCI) ...

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