Day: January 24, 2013

Music
Video Game Music

Rockman Forever, a Megaman Trance Album

In celebration of Megaman’s 25th anniversary this year, various artists have compiled a trance album that riffs off of the series more well-known tracks as well as some more obscure scores from games like Megaman Legends. You can listen to the track in the player embedded below, or click over to this link to download […]

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News

Japan Records High Trade Deficits in 2012 Due to Fall in Exports to China

Japan’s economy had record high deficits during 2012 due to falling exports to Europe and China in a trade gap estimated at $78 billion.   Newly elected Liberal Democratic Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has proposed an aggressive round of stimulus spending to stoke the fires of economic development in the world’s third largest economy. The […]

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North Korea News Today

Kim Jong-il on Display at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang, North Korea

In line with a communist tradition established after the death of Vladimir Lenin, founder of the Soviet Union and influential Marxist philosopher, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea will place Dear Leader Kim Jong-il’s embalmed figure on display alongside that of his father, Eternal President Kim Il-sung.   It is unknown if the Kumsusan Palace […]

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News

Benjamin Netanyahu Enjoys Victory at a Cost – A Moderate Coalition Government in Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu’s slim electoral victory means that the next coalition government in Israel’s Knesset will be less-inclined to cater to the interests of the far-right.   Even though he will remain in power, exit polls have revealed that his party has lost up to 25% of their seats in the Israeli parliament. With less of […]

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Video Games

Trion Worlds Announces North American Release of ArcheAge in Fall 2013

In a coup for Trion, home of popular MMO Rift, the publisher announced today that it be the home in North America for recently-released and much anticipated Korean sandbox MMO ArcheAge.   ArcheAge, which was in development for more than 6 years and comes from the creator of Lineage, Jake Song, was searching for a […]

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North Korea News Today

North Korea Announces New Round of Nuclear and Rocket Tests, Targets the United States

In Pyongyang’s most challenging declaration yet, the world’s most isolated state announced that it would continue its provocative nuclear tests and missile tests with its target being the DPRK’s avowed enemy, the United States.   Ever since the death of Dear Leader Kim Jong–il in 2011, the regime in Pyongyang was consumed with establishing his […]

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News

Catalonian Parliament Declares Independence from Spain

The parliament of the¬†Spanish state of Catalonia voted to declare its independence from Spain in a largely symbolic gesture that initiates the process of bringing a referendum on the matter of Catalonian independence in the near future.   The measure passed the Catalonian parliament overwhelmingly, 85-41 with two abstentions. Spain will use its sovereign powers […]

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