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Anniversary of Kim Jong-il’s Death in North Korea

North Korea vows justice for leader Kim Jong-il North Korea: Five years of rule under Kim Jong-un from Al-Jazeera English Today the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) marked five years since the death of Dear Leader Kim Jong-il, vowing to continue his military-first policies and to advance successor Kim Jong-un’s Pyongjin Line (the strategic […]

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Video Games

Happy Anniversary Street Fighter II!

Today marks the 25 anniversary of the release of arcade classic Street Fighter II. To celebrate, here are some of our past articles on one of the best video games ever made: I Am Street Fighter- 25 Years of Street Fighter II Street Fighter Series Facts and History Video from Did You Know Gaming NPR […]

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Video Games

Happy 20th Anniversary Sega Saturn!

20 years after the bungled launch of Sega’s much-maligned yet also beloved Saturn console, we review the best games and our favorite memories Game Sack – The Sega Saturn Launched to everyone’s surprise May 11, 1995, the Sega Saturn is best remembered for its also-ran status to Nintendo’s Nintendo 64 and Sony’s Playstation. Totally solid […]

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Video Games

Happy 26th Birthday Final Fantasy!

On December 18, 1987, a tiny, beleaguered Japanese software publisher published what it thought was its last, but most definitely its finest, video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) or Famicom as it was known in Japan. Hironobu Sakaguchi could not have imagined what his game would become, and, indeed, none expected it to […]

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Happy 22nd Anniversary Sonic the Hedgehog!

  The game that turned the Sega Genesis into a competitor during the 16bit console wars turn 22 today. Originally released┬áJune 23rd, 1991, Sonic would go on to become the corporate mascot for Sega and star in more games than we care to take time to count. Currently Sonic pulls heavy for Nintendo and its […]

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The Return of Stalingrad

The Russian metropolis of Volgograd resumed its Soviet World War II-era name of Stalingrad on Saturday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad.   The name change will be accompanied by concerts, military parades, and attended by President Vladimir Putin. The city was initially named Stalingrad in 1925 after the Soviet leader […]

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Protests Continue Against Mohammed Morsi in Egypt

Protests still rage in Egypt during the second anniversary of similar actions that swept former longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak from power.   The rallies in the famed Tahrir Square have called for President Mohammed Morsi to step down from his post, with charges that he and the Muslim Brotherhood have betrayed the revolution and […]

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