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Officials: California Gunman was in touch with extremists

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — California gunman Syed Rizwan Farook had been in contact with known Islamic extremists on social media, a U.S. …

California

The Interview is now available online: $6 to rent, $15 to own

Not one hour after we heard YouTube had "tentatively agreed" to offer <i>The Interview</i> as a rental, Sony Pictures has confirmed the film will be available online starting today at 1PM ET. It'll be offered through YouTube Movies, Google Play, Xbox Video, and a dedicated website SeeTheInterview.com.<p>The …

Facebook Must Face Lawsuit Over Scanning of Users' Messages: Judge

Facebook Inc. must face a lawsuit accusing it of violating its users' privacy by scanning the content of messages they send to other users for advertising purposes, a U.S. judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland, California, on Tuesday dismissed some state-law claims …

Social Media

Mega Man Creator On How Kickstarter Could Rejuvenate The Japanese Gaming Scene

One of the biggest headlines from PAX Prime this weekend was news of Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune launching a Kickstarter campaign for a Mega Man-inspired side-scrolling game called Mighty No. 9.<p>Speaking with GameSpot following the announcement, Inafune explained that this project not only has …

Retrogaming

Minecraft: Story Mode brings Telltale’s episodic storytelling to Mojang’s indie

Telltale Games and Mojang are teaming up for an episodic adventure set in the world of <i>Minecraft</i>, according to this interactive press release, <i>Info</i> …

Eight reasons to get excited about video games in 2015

The Witcher 3, Oculus Rift, No Man's Sky and the Wii U<p>2014 has not been a great one for the video game industry. Major games were shipped in broken …

‘Tokyo Ghoul' Beats ‘Naruto' For Complete Manga Prize

<b>2014 was a remarkable year for manga conclusions.</b><p>Guiness Record winning “Most volumes published by a duo of authors for a single comic book series …

Sui Ishida Reveals Tokyo Ghoul 2nd Season Will Be 12 Episodes Long

There was a report two weeks ago that mentions that the second season of the anime adaptation of Sui Ishida’s <i>Tokyo Ghoul</i> will be 24 episodes long. …

The Testament of Sister New Devil Gets Original Anime Blu-ray

Tetsuto Uesu's 8th light novel to bundle unaired anime in June<p>The February issue of Kadokawa's Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine is announcing on Friday …