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Via Nintendo
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Go update your 3DS', friends! The Miiverse is now on 3DS.

Now available for Nintendo 3DS, Miiverse is an online social hub that lets users connect with other players around the world via their Mii characters. Users can view posts from their Nintendo 3DS, Wii U system, or online via computer or mobile device. Nintendo 3DS users can post illustrations or comments by signing in to Miiverse with their Network ID.

See more Miiverse features here.

Via IGN
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The long awaited sequel to the Drakengard series, which many thought would never be, has been announced and confirmed to be coming to the west

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Via The Verge
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There have been some developments from Microsoft, since yesterday when we shared news of a woman winning $10,000 after suing the company for its 'shady upgrade system.'

Specifically, Microsoft told The Verge that it’s tinkered more with the upgrade prompt due to “feedback that some of our valued customers found it confusing.” The new prompt, coming out this week, will have “clear options to upgrade now, schedule a time, or decline the free offer.”



Your last chance for a free upgrade is July 29th, after that it'll cost you $119.

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Via NeoGAF
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The release date wasn't supposed to be announced for until tomorrow, but it's leaked and it's soon(ish): the worldwide release is scheduled for September 1, 2015.  Phantom Pain will be released for Xbox One/360, PlayStation 4/3, and PC. 

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Rumors surrounding the potential revival of 'The Tick' show have been running amok since 2014. 'The Tick' was created by Ben Edlund in 1986 as a mascot for the New England Comics comic book store chain. 



In 1988 the 'satirical' character was even given his own comic book series, which eventually went on to lead to an animated TV series on Fox in '94. 

Check out some photos that Amazon just released for the long awaited revival below!





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What a time to be alive...via The Seattle Times:

A few days after Microsoft released Windows 10 to the public last year, Teri Goldstein’s computer started trying to download and install the new operating system.

The update, which she says she didn’t authorize, failed. Instead, the computer she uses to run her Sausalito, Calif., travel-agency business slowed to a crawl. It would crash, she says, and be unusable for days at a time.

“I had never heard of Windows 10,” Goldstein said. “Nobody ever asked me if I wanted to update.”

When outreach to Microsoft’s customer support didn’t fix the issue, Goldstein took the software giant to court, seeking compensation for lost wages and the cost of a new computer.

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See below, and decide for yourself. The two trademarks read 'Solgaleo' and 'Lunaala', which serves to make distinct references to the games' respective subtitles--'Sol' being the Sun, and 'Luna' being the moon. 


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Jackie Chan was quoted by the THR while giving a talk at the Shanghai Movie Festival saying, “Warcraft made 600 million RMB [$91 million] in two days—this has scared the Americans,” said Chan. “If we can make a film that earns 10 billion [$1.5 billion], then people from all over the world who study film will learn Chinese, instead of us learning English.”

Chan continued on and told the primarily Chinese crowd that “it is you, not us, who makes China powerful.” Continuing, he added, “So, thank you all—we hope the Chinese film industry gets even more powerful.”

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Sometimes we lose ourselves amidst the pursuit to catch 'em all...Let's just hope that this fool over in Milford, Michigan wasn't actually trying to catch a Parasect before he was apprehended by police authorities. 

Chief Thomas Lindberg said the man (William Wilcox) just made it easy, by showing up. Wilcox, a repeat offender with a warrant out for his arrest, ended up right in front of the men that'd go on to take him into custody.

"It was a misdemeanor warrant for a failure to appear on a breaking and entering charge," Lindberg said. "They approached him. Took him in custody without incident and he admitted he was trying to catch the character at the flagpole."

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Ever get miserably stuck on a level while playing Super Mario Bros.? Well, the good news (if you could call it that) is that a team of computer scientists from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) just proved the game's levels are 'scientifically difficult to complete.'

Yes, the team said that solving a level in the game is 'as hard as the hardest problem in the complexity class PSPACE.'

What does this all mean? 

Well, that completing a Super Mario Bros. level is more difficult than factoring large numbers or the Traveling Salesman Problem -- classic algorithmic problem often used by AI experts. 

“The paper doesn’t attempt to establish that any of the levels in commercial versions of Super Mario Brothers are that hard, only that it’s possible to construct PSPACE-hard levels from the raw materials of the Super Mario world,” the team wrote.

Either way, pretty cool stuff going on here.