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Mario Strikers gets new characters, Wii U/3DS shops get final closing dates, and more
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Mario Strikers gets new characters, Wii U/3DS shops get final closing dates, and more

Mario Strikers gets new characters, Wii U/3DS shops get final closing dates, and more | Nintendo Everything Refresh Ep. 018 Posted on July 26, 2022 by Nicholas Serpa in PodcastIn this week’s episode of Nintendo Everything refresh, join Luiz, Nicolas and Dennis as they discuss the two new characters that just arrived Mario Strikers: Battle League, including a highly-requested favorite. Then stick around for conversation surrounding the impending heat-death of the 3DS and Wii U eShops, recent leaks and rumors surrounding some high-profile Nintendo games (Pokemon, Xenoblade), and much more!Our show is available on most major streaming platforms, including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music and Audible, or you can check out the video version below. Direct downloads are a...
PlayStation to provide free PS5 dev kits for game creators worldwide
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PlayStation to provide free PS5 dev kits for game creators worldwide

PlayStation is kicking off a new initiative that allows publishers and developers in most regions of the world to receive both a complementary PS5 development kit (dev kit), as well as a PS5 testing kit to assist with their game-making endeavours. The company says it is attempting to lower the barrier of entry for independent game developers hoping to publish their work on PS4 and PS5 consoles. The kits will be provided on the basis of a loan, and countries included in the rollout for this new program include the US and Canada, Europe and the UK, Australia and New Zealand, as well as most of Asia. To be eligible, prospective developers or publishers will need to register as a partner on the PlayStation Partner website. Applicants must be a legal entity such as a corporation o...
Joni Mitchell makes triumphant surprise return to Newport Folk Festival
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Joni Mitchell makes triumphant surprise return to Newport Folk Festival

The closing set at this weekend's Newport Folk Festival, in Newport, Rhode Island, was billed as "Brandi Carlile & Friends." But when Carlile's surprise guest walked gingerly onto the stage Sunday, returning to the festival after 53 years, the crowd erupted. Then, supported by an all-star cast of musicians, 78-year-old Joni Mitchell gave her first public performance since a brain aneurysm nearly killed her in 2015.Oh, you're in my blood like holy wineYou taste so bitter and so sweetOh, I could drink a case of you, darlingStill I'd be on my feetI would still be on my feetBut until rehearsals Friday night, no one was sure she would feel up to it, including Mitchell herself.  Correspondent Anthony Mason asked her, "Are you at all nervous abou...
Xbox’s Phil Spencer Wants To Play God Of War Ragnarok Next
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Xbox’s Phil Spencer Wants To Play God Of War Ragnarok Next

God of War Ragnarok is the next game the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, is looking forward to playing on the PS5. The game is set for release later this year on November 9, 2022 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles. In response to a tweet from the official Xbox Twitter account that asked a series of questions, including the games respondents are looking forward to playing next, Phil Spencer stated that the game he is most looking forward to playing next is God of War Ragnarok. First game: PongLast game: Road 96Favorite game: Robotron: 2084Game you play the most: right now….FH5 Hot WheelsGame you want to play next: God of War RagnarokFirst game you'd show a caveman: Lumines: perfect mix of mechanics, music, style and replayability — Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) July 26, 2022 In add...
Ashley Judd met with her rapist | Entertainment
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Ashley Judd met with her rapist | Entertainment

Ashley Judd met with her rapist to help heal her "grief" from her ordeal.The 54-year-old actress was sexually assaulted in 1999 and, several years later, "tried to find" her attacker, who "surfaced very easily" so they were able to meet for a "restorative-justice conversation".Speaking on the 'Healing with David Kessler' podcast, Ashley said: "To make a long story short, we ended up in rocking chairs sitting by a creek together. And I said, 'I'm very interested in hearing the story you've carried all these years.' And we had a restorative-justice conversation about that."I wanted to share that story because there are many ways of healing from grief, and it'...
Grandmaster Nightfall rotation & schedule – Destiny 2
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Grandmaster Nightfall rotation & schedule – Destiny 2

Track which weapons are available and what Strike is coming up next with our GM Nightfall schedule for Destiny 2. Destiny 2 players in the endgame experience look to the Grandmaster Nightfalls for their rewards. These Nightfalls offer a bounty of loot, but also demand a lot from players with their unique modifiers and high Power requirement. Keep track of the Grandmaster Nightfall rotation and schedule each season with these helpful tables below. GM Nightfall schedule – Season of the Haunted The Season of the Haunted Grandmaster Nightfall schedule offers players a chance at some highly sought-after weapons, including D.F.A., Horror’s Least, and Silicon Neuroma. GM Nightfall schedul...
David Warner, actor known for “Titanic,” “Star Trek” and more, has died at 80
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David Warner, actor known for “Titanic,” “Star Trek” and more, has died at 80

David Warner, the stage and screen actor known for dozens of roles spanning genres and decades, has died at 80, his family confirmed on Monday.Warner's relatives shared the news in a statement obtained by CBS News, and originally reported by the BBC, which noted that his death came more than one year after a cancer diagnosis and was caused by health complications related to the illness. He died on Sunday at Denville Hall, a retirement and care home in London where a number of British actors and entertainment industry figures have stayed. David Warner in a photo taken January 7, 2005 at his home in London, England. Cambridge Jones / Getty Images "It is with an overwhelmingly...
How the Maccabiah Games supported a Jewish family in the face of tragedy
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How the Maccabiah Games supported a Jewish family in the face of tragedy

JTA — On the wall of Adam Henry’s childhood bedroom in Fort Myers, Florida, hangs a gold medal from the 2017 Maccabiah Games, the international sports tournament often nicknamed the Jewish Olympics. Adam, now a 20-year-old goalie playing Division I soccer at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, has been a devoted athlete his entire life. But he didn’t play during those 2017 Maccabiah Games. It’s a long and tragic story that includes multiple injuries and the sudden death of Adam’s mother — but it ends with tears of joy. In the winter of 2017, Adam tried out for the Maccabi USA junior soccer team and was chosen as a likely captain. He had been living two hours away from home, on the east coast of Florida, where he was training at the IMG Academy, an athletic training program an...
Ashley Judd met with her rapist | Entertainment
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Ashley Judd met with her rapist | Entertainment

Ashley Judd met with her rapist to help heal her "grief" from her ordeal.The 54-year-old actress was sexually assaulted in 1999 and, several years later, "tried to find" her attacker, who "surfaced very easily" so they were able to meet for a "restorative-justice conversation".Speaking on the 'Healing with David Kessler' podcast, Ashley said: "To make a long story short, we ended up in rocking chairs sitting by a creek together. And I said, 'I'm very interested in hearing the story you've carried all these years.' And we had a restorative-justice conversation about that."I wanted to share that story because there are many ways of healing from grief, and it'...