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North Korean leader ordered aunt to be poisoned, defector says

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> Mr. Park shifts uncomfortably in his seat. As one of the most senior North Korean officials to ever defect, he was preparing to tell the ugly truth about the regime he served faithfully for decades.<p>This is not his real name; he wants his identity hidden for fear of …

North Korea

After Major Nepal Earthquake, Himalayas Drop Several Feet

They won't stay down for long<p>Moving a mountain is considered about as possible as emptying an ocean with a teaspoon. Sure, over time, the rocky peaks of a mountain can be worn down and moved by millions of years of weathering and erosion, but moving it in one fell swoop? Impossible.<p>Or not. In the …

Ray Lewis and other NFL voices respond to the riots in Baltimore

Lewis pleaded with Baltimore citizens to stop the violence, while other players noticed some Baltimore residents cleaning up the city's streets on …

Justice

Obama on Baltimore: Violent Rioters ‘Need to Be Treated as Criminals’

Pres­id­ent Obama on Tues­day af­ter­noon con­demned the vi­ol­ence and loot­ing in Bal­timore after the fu­ner­al of a 25-year-old black man, who …

Twitch boss calls the end of games consoles

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are likely to be the last dedicated games consoles as we know them, according to the boss of Twitch TV.<p>Speaking to the Guardian at the Changing Media Summit in London, Emmett Shear predicted that the long life cycles of the machines is at odds with the rest of the …

Call of Duty

Everything Valve does is because of Steam

Why is Valve getting into virtual reality? Why is Valve making Steam Machines and the Steam Controller? Why did Valve make its own Linux-based operating system? Why did Valve make the Steam Controller? Why is Valve releasing its game engine, Source, for free? It's the Steam economy, stupid!<p>Valve's …

Turkey Investigating Minecraft Over Claims That It's Too Violent

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Following the publication of this story, a Microsoft representative provided a statement on the matter to GameSpot. You can read the full message below.<p>“Minecraft is enjoyed by many players in a wide variety of ways. Many enjoy the creative freedom that's presented by Minecraft and its …

Minecraft

Millions Of Gamers Are Still Buying Consoles, Here Is Why

Whenever a new gaming platform comes along all kinds of talk starts as to whether it will replace what is currently available. In the past few years we’ve heard all sorts of comments and analysis as to the death of games consoles, even further back we heard something similar as to the end of PC …

Online

PewDiePie Calls Nintendo's New YouTube Program 'A Slap In The Face'

As I explained in detail yesterday, Nintendo has come out with a rather odd new program meant to license their game footage to be used in “Let’s Play” style YouTube videos that are currently all the rage in the industry. Though the change is better than a blanket ban or Nintendo swiping 100% of ad …

Internet

PewDiePie attacks Nintendo for YouTube cash share plan

Leading YouTuber PewDiePie has hit out at Nintendo for its plan to take a cut of advertising revenue from "let's play" videos featuring its games.<p>Most game companies allow footage of their games to appear online without overt restrictions, viewing the content as useful and promotional. Back in …

Grab a GIF from a video with new YouTube GIF creator

Instantly create and share a looping clip from your favourite YouTube video with the new tool.<p>YouTube now has a GIF creator, and if there's one thing my mama taught me, it's never look a GIF horse in the mouth. (She loves puns, what can I say?)<p>Using the new tool on the Google-owned video site, you …

Videography

Whoops, someone just sold a PS4 Anniversary Edition on eBay for $1

It looks like the gray market for the hard-to-come-by PlayStation 4 Anniversary Edition may be bottoming out on eBay. While there are still plenty of the consoles ringing in for thousands of dollars (the confirmed record is more than $15,000), nearly a hundred other auctions closed without a sale …

Chinese city kills 5,000 dogs to control rabies

Authorities have killed almost 5,000 dogs in one Chinese city after rabies was blamed for the death of five people, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.<p>Municipal authorities in Baoshan, in the southwestern province of Yunnan, culled 4,900 dogs and vaccinated 100,000 in its …