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Minecraft's longest marathon lasted 24 hours and other Guinness World Records

<i>Minecraft</i>'s longest marathon play session took place in Vienna, Austria, lasted 24 hours and 10 minutes, and allowed Martin Fornleitner to claim his place in the <i>Guinness World Records 2015 Gamer's Edition</i>.<p>Fornleitner (pictured above) holds one of a dozen <i>Minecraft</i>-related records in the latest …

'WWE Immortals' Review: When Wrestling Meets 'Mortal Kombat'

I’m not sure there’s ever been a phrase that’s immediately piqued my curiosity more than “A WWE Game designed by the Mortal Kombat team.” NetherRealm has done something pretty interesting with WWE Immortals, conceptually, if not mechanically.<p>The collaboration between the MK studio and the WWE has …

Mortal

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare top selling game of 2014, Destiny number three

It appears the only thing people like to do more in video games than run around shooting each other, is to play football or run around on planets shooting Hive scum, and sometimes each other.<p><i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> was the top selling game of 2014, with Bungie's <i>Destiny</i> taking the number …

The War Z sold 2.8m copies despite dismal reception

Open world zombie survival sim Infestation: Survivor Stories - better known under its original name, The War Z, before altering it due to a trademark …

Technology

The Paradox of 'Evolve,' The $60 Free-To-Play Game

Ahead of its February launch, 2K’s 4v1 co-op shooter Evolve is running into something of a wall. While it’s giving players a fair taste of what they can expect from the game through various alpha and beta events, marketing for the game is starting to become exhausting.<p>Yesterday, 2K/Turtle Rock sent …

Titan Fall

The Most Disappointing Video Games Of 2014

2014 was a decent year for video games, but it was also a year filled with disappointments.<p>The following games aren’t necessarily the <i>worst</i> games of 2014. Indeed, some even made the Forbes Best Video Games of 2014 list.<p>There were some undeniably bad games released in 2014, but this list is comprised …

CES

Second UK man arrested following PlayStation and Xbox DDOS attacks

An 18-year-old UK man has been arrested as part of an investigation into the recent DDOS attacks that crippled PlayStation and Xbox services over …

This is what Rockstar's Bully would look like on today's consoles

Game designer and prop artist Wesley Arthur created this neat current-gen homage to what he calls "one of my all-time favorite games," Rockstar's <i>Bully</i>.<p>Arthur recreated the boys' dormitory environment in Unreal 4 to demonstrate his prop art skills as a part of his masters degree at Sheffield Hallam …

H1Z1's Early Access launch was kind of a disaster

Zombie-themed survival game <i>H1Z1</i> launched Thursday evening on Steam's Early Access platform, only to encounter multiple user authentication issues that kept the majority of players out of the game until this morning.<p>The Sony Online Entertainment social media team worked tirelessly, as did the …

Gat out of Hell's 6-minute holding phone message is brilliant, oh there's a trailer too

Publisher Deep Silver today released a launch trailer for <i>Saints Row 4: Gat out of Hell</i>, but much more importantly, the trailer includes a call in number that has a fantastic six-minute-long hold message.<p>We've recorded the whole thing for you and included it below the trailer for your listening …

Gay Teacher Fired After Posting Marriage Announcement On Facebook

A gay substitute teacher in Charlotte, N.C., has been fired from his job at a Catholic high school after posting on Facebook about his plans to marry his longtime partner.<p>Lonnie Billiard taught theater and English at Charlotte Catholic High School for more than a decade. After retiring in 2012, he …

Threatened London shopkeeper: why I won't be taking down Je Suis Charlie sign

French-born Muslim Adel Defilaux says he received death threat for displaying sign of solidarity for victims of satirical magazine outside his east London café<p>After putting up a sandwich board with the message "Je Suis Charlie" outside his deli-shop in London's Brick Lane, owner Adel Defilaux says …

Protests at Colorado church over handling of gay woman's funeral

<b>(CNN) —</b> Family and friends of a gay woman in Colorado have expressed anger at a church's refusal to show a video at her funeral that contained images of the woman kissing her partner.<p>The service Saturday for Vanessa Collier in a Denver suburb was abruptly moved to a funeral home across the street …

Justice

Russell Brand Calls Nigel Farage And Fox News' Sean Hannity 'Super-Idiot Conglomerate'

Russell Brand has described Nigel Farage and Fox News' Sean Hannity as a "super-idiot conglomerate" after they discussed how "sharia law" was taking …

Secret Service cleans house after scandals

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Top Secret Service officials are out of their jobs following months of scandal at the law enforcement agency, sources said on Wednesday.<p>Four senior officials -- responsible for investigations, technology, protections and public affairs -- are being asked to leave their posts, …

Secret Service

Cyclone expected to hit UK

A cyclone is expected to bring more weather chaos to the UK which has been hit by snowfalls of up to 30cm in parts<p>Snow has covered areas across the UK and strong winds are now expected to start battering the country as a cyclone hits.<p>The Met Office has issued warnings of strong winds of up to 60mph …