Alexander

88 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Follower | @Alexander7o0p | Keep up with Alexander on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alexander”

Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars How To Unlock All Characters 360/PS3/Wii

Former dictator Manuel Noriega sues Call of Duty creator

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is the latest public figure to take legal arms against a company for using his likeness in a video game, taking Activision to court for the publisher's portrayal of him in 2012 shooter <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 2,</i> Courthouse News reports.<p>Following a route …

Ex-Dictator Sues Activision Over Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Who's next?<p>Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega has announced he's suing Activision for the unapproved use of his name and likeness in Call of Duty: …

A real-world criminal dictator is suing Activision for portraying him as a criminal dictator in Call of Duty

Former Panamanian military dictator Manuel Noriega once battled it out with the United States government. Now, he might face his toughest challenge yet: a game publisher’s lawyers.<p>Noriega has sued Call of Duty publisher Activision for exploitation of his image. The former general filed a complaint …

Panama Dictator Manuel Noriega Sues Over 'Call Of Duty' Likeness Because It Makes Him Look Bad

An egomaniac suing the maker of a video game over their satirical and arguably dubious likeness appearing in a video game?<p>Never!<p>It's true. This time …

Manuel Noriega Is Suing ‘Call of Duty’ Publisher Activision For Portraying Him Accurately

<i>Call of Duty: Black Ops II</i> made some questionable marketing choices, but it deserves credit for admitting that perhaps selling weapons to homicidal drug lords was not the best foreign policy decision America ever made. And to make that point, it used real, awful figures like Manuel Noriega, who is …

Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC trailer is sympathetic to your busy schedule

A new trailer for <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>' upcoming downloadable content, <i>Onslaught</i>, has an unorthodox solution to escape your busy schedules before release: "CODnapping."<p><i>Onslaught</i> introduces four new maps, a new weapon and Michael Myers of Halloween fame. The trailer above details CODnapping — a pitch …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Comes to Xbox First

Microsoft secures timed DLC exclusive again for blockbuster franchise.<p>Downloadable content for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will come out first on …

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's final DLC pack gets a video preview

Treyarch has released a video preview of <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 2</i>'s final DLC pack <i>Apocalypse</i>, looking at the new maps and zombie campaign.<p><i>Apocalypse</i> adds four new multiplayer arenas. "Pod" takes place in the remnants of a failed utopian village, and players will fight from pod home to pod home in a …

Infinity Ward, Call of Duty: Ghosts and the nameless game engine that powers a first-person shooter phenomenon

Developer Infinity Ward's game engine runs one of the most popular franchises in the world at 60 frames per second every tear, and it doesn't even have a name.<p>Later this year, the developer will release <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>, a pivotal installment in the first-person shooter phenomenon. It will …

Call of Duty: Ghosts Devastation launches May 8 on PS4, PS3 and Windows PC

<i>Devastation,</i> <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> second multiplayer expansion, launches on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC on May 8.<p>The DLC includes four new multiplayer maps: Behemoth, set in a South American excavation site; Collision exists on a container ship that has crashed into New York City …

Call of Duty: Ghosts' first DLC lets you murder as Halloween's Michael Myers

When <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>' first downloadable content, <i>Onslaught,</i> is released Jan. 28, it will bring four new maps, a new weapon and Halloween's Michael Myers to the first-person shooter.<p>A map called Fog is set on alongside a lake and designed as "an homage to classic horror films" filled with an …

Analyst: Destiny will likely outsell Call of Duty with 'at least 15M' copies sold

The best-selling shooter for the last several years has had “Call of Duty” in its title. Now, it looks like another Activision release is going to put an end to that reign.<p>Activision and developer Bungie will sell at least 15 million copies of the upcoming sci-fi shooter Destiny, according to an …

$1M Call of Duty Championship down to 16 US teams

Activision's Call of Duty Championship with a $1 million prize pool is down to 16 U.S.-based teams, partner Major League Gaming announced today.<p>The following teams qualified for the next round and will face off in a double-elimination tournament in best-of-five matches March …

Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

Cooking

Daily Deals: Xbox One, Forza and $50 Xbox Card, Master Chief Collection with $10 Xbox Card, $360 PS4

Some great Xbox deals today, as well as a $99 2DS.<p>Today's Big Deals<p>Xbox One with Forza Motorsport 5 and $50 Xbox Live Gift Card<p>Just for today, Best …

How to turn an Xbox One headset into a universal adapter

The Xbox One's headset can be turned into a universal adapter, as demonstrated by a tutorial from modder and Instructables user DragonballZ Deep.<p>DragonballZ Deep's adapter was used with a Turtle Beach product. To complete the mod, you'll need to take the Xbox One headset apart and rewire it to your …

Everyone can now play the 'Destiny' beta on PlayStation or Xbox

Bungie opens the trial version of its huge shooter to the masses<p>Anyone with a compatible console can now download and play the beta version of <i>Destiny</i>, the next video game from <i>Halo</i> creators Bungie. The early trial version of the game lets players create a character to blast both computer-controlled …

Associated Press News

Palestinian protests to continue as Israel considers military options

The violence of the Gaza conflict has spread to the West Bank where six Palestinians have reportedly been killed and scores wounded in the past 24 hours in the biggest clashes with Israeli forces for several years.<p>The Israeli military was put on high alert in the West Bank on Friday, which has been …

Israel, Hamas agree to 12-hour cease-fire as casualties mount

Angry clashes erupted Friday in the West Bank, after Palestinian leaders called for a "day of rage" in response to the shelling of a United Nations shelter that killed 16 people.<p>At least four Palestinians were killed in outbreaks of violence in several parts of the West Bank, according to medical …

MH17: Australia, Netherlands seek access to Ukraine site

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1096000/1096022_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524636799_3273647ab38612d837865efc805ac58f<p><b>The Netherlands and Australia are seeking access to the MH17 crash site in Ukraine, as more planes with victims' bodies landed in Eindhoven.</b><p>Foreign …

Pictures of the Week 7.24.14

Syria conflict: Isis 'overruns' Raqqa military base

<b>Fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) say they have overrun a large Syrian military base on the outskirts of the city of Raqqa.</b><p>The Islamist fighters have released images of captured soldiers being beheaded after the battle for the base.<p>The Syrian army did not confirm that …

Cameron says Europe must stand up to Putin | Reuters

(Reuters) - The loss of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 must prove a catalyst for changing Russia’s approach and ending the conflict in Ukraine, Prime Minister David Cameron wrote on Friday in an opinion piece in the New York Daily News.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the …

UK economy back at pre-crisis level

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1096000/1096037_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1531074686_3b957d578043235f3f991f326b119caa<p><b>The UK economy has returned to pre-crisis levels by expanding 0.8% in the second quarter of this year.</b><p>On an annual basis gross domestic product (GDP) …

Economics

Gaza death toll rises amid diplomatic push

Israeli army bombardments have killed at least 33 people and struck 30 homes in the Gaza Strip, taking the death toll in the besieged enclave to more than 840 people.<p>Palestinian officials said on Friday that Israeli troops and Hamas fighters fought intense battles in the north and centre of the …