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Nintendo details new rewards program and first smartphone game

In a call for investors following the release of some less than stellar third-quarter earnings, Nintendo president and CEO Tatsumi Kimishima has provided details on a couple of important new initiatives for the company. First up is My Nintendo, a new general online service that replaces the old …

Disappointed Redditor receives world's saddest sandwich from airport eatery

LONDON — It's nice to eat out.<p>It saves you the time and hassle of making something at home, and it's particularly handy if you're travelling, and …

Martian Sunset Through Two Rovers' 'Eyes' | Video

On April 15th, 2015, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory ‘Curiosity’ captured 4 frames of imagery of the setting sun. The Mars Exploration Rover …

Mars Rover

Why Colonize Mars? Sci-Fi Authors Weigh In

Settling Mars could help humanity escape and mitigate the problems our species is facing here on Earth, several science-fiction authors said.<p>Writer …

Dear Nintendo: Splatoon Needs a Voice Chat Option

Splatoon is filled with team coordination. Here's why voice chat exclusion is a mistake.<p><i>Update: The focus of this op-ed</i> <i>is largely directed at the</i> …

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Video game execution watched by 325,000 players

A character in the fantasy adventure game Guild Wars 2 was stripped and thrown to his death after using a third party tool to access valuable properties<p>It turns out that theft is taken extremely seriously in the online fantasy role-playing game, Guild Wars 2. The penalty is humiliation and then …

3 arrested for running a secret society's bizarre fake police force in Los Angeles

An aide to California's self-proclaimed "top cop" and two others were arrested after Los Angeles authorities alleged they had been running a bizarre …

Nintendo turns its first annual profit since 2011

Nintendo has turned its first annual profit following three years of consecutive losses. The Kyoto video games company made a slim operating profit of ¥24.8 billion (about $207 million) and a net profit of ¥41.8 billion ($350 million) off ¥549.8 billion ($4.6 billion) in revenue, making for the …

Filipinos urged to turn off fridges during Mayweather v Pacquiao fight

• Electric company makes request to try to avoid outages during fight • ‘Let us just leave electric fans and TVs on,’ say Palawan Electric Cooperative • Filipinos put their faith in a Manny Pacquiao verdict • Retirement riddles increase tension before the big fight • Heavy betting on Pacquiao as …

Manny Pacquiao's greatest fights, No. 3: Miguel Cotto

There's a constant tug inside the best boxers, a challenge they hear from fans, reporters or themselves.<p>For<p>Manny Pacquiao, his impressive upset victory that sentOscar De La Hoyainto retirement in 2008 was reduced with time to a triumph over an old fighter. Pacquiao’s second-round knockout of …

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Manny Pacquiao's greatest fights, No. 2: Ricky Hatton

Every fighter needs a signature moment.<p>For<p>Manny Pacquiao, his came in a second-round knockout of Ricky Hatton on May 2, 2009, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, a fight Pacquiao told The Times is his second greatest.<p>Precisely six years before the night he is scheduled to fight<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr.inside the …

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Manny Pacquiao's greatest fights, No. 1: Oscar De La Hoya

Even now, with more than six years of hindsight,<p>Manny Pacquiaocan barely believe he made a 12-pound jump from lightweight to welterweight to fightOscar De La Hoya.<p>Shaking his head recently at the bold move he made on Dec. 6, 2008, just before his 30th birthday, Pacquiao ranks his dominating upset …

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Manny Pacquiao making money with his name as well as his fists

Not all of Manny Pacquiao's profits from Saturday's fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come from his work in the ring. The world champion also has hard-won endorsement deals that will pay him an additional $8 million no matter what happens in the ring.<p>And for that he can thank Lucia McKelvey, …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights No. 3: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez

The drawing power of wanting to see<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr.beaten accounts for an unspecified but heavy amount of his pay-per-view buys.<p>Proof came in September 2013, when the fan favorite of boxing’s populous Latino audience, Mexico’s then-unbeaten Saul “Canelo”<p>Alvarez, was matched against Mayweather …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights, No. 2: Miguel Cotto

When Miguel Cotto’s name was mentioned to one of<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s leading advisors a few years before the pair fought in 2012, the man wondered, “Who?”<p>That was the type of stunning, outsize ego that surrounded and rubbed off on the unbeaten fighter, whose 2007 record-breaking pay-per-view …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights, No. 1: Oscar De La Hoya

For years,<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr.believed, the most significant impediment to his ability to collect the riches his boxing talents deserved wasOscar De La Hoya.<p>While both fought under the Top Rank Promotions banner, De La Hoya was the true "Golden Boy," his 1992 Olympics story of earning a gold medal …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. says record payday will provide too much to spend

Floyd Mayweather says he’ll make at least $200 million for Saturday’s mega-bout with<p>Manny Pacquiao. And if he makes more? Well, you won’t hear it from him.<p>"If I make $300 million," he said Wednesday "I'm not going to tell you. So I can tell you any number."<p>Whatever the final take ends up being, the …

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Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally agree to mega-fight

It took more than half a decade to make the fight of this generation.<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. set aside a bitter rivalry Friday by announcing that he and Manny Pacquiao have signed to fight each other. The world's top two pound-for-pound boxers are scheduled to square off in a welterweight title …

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Mayweather-Pacquiao news conference sets stage for 'legacy' fight

Manny PacquiaoandFloyd Mayweather Jr.are scheduled to attend an invitation-only news conference today at L.A. Live’sNokia Theatreto promote their May 2 super-fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.<p>The event, which is set to begin at 1:30 p.m. PDT, is to be preceded by red-carpet arrivals and will …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao agree to Olympic-type drug tests

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has been retained to supervise rigorous drug testing for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight, leaving each boxer exposed to serious repercussions if either is found to be using performance-enhancing drugs.<p>USADA Chief Executive Travis Tygart told The Times the …

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