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Trainer used martial arts gym as gaming house, Courts & Crime News & Top Stories

A gongfu trainer who used a Chinese martial arts gym as a gaming house was jailed for 10 days and fined $10,000 on Tuesday. Tan Soh Tin, 74, admitted to allowing the public to enter the premises at Lorong 15 Geylang to play mahjong. Prosecution officer Kelvin Lee Ming Woei said that acting on information received, police raided the premises on Feb 14 and arrested Tan, two co-accused and four others that day. Investigations showed …

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Star Fox 2 Hands-On Preview

Original Source Link is Here Share. Blowing open the time capsule. By Samuel-IGN Though completed in 1996, Star Fox 2 was shelved for over two decades, until Nintendo decided to include it as a bonus game in the SNES Classic Edition. The thrill of playing a lost first-party Nintendo game, let alone a Shigeru Miyamoto-produced one, is by far the most appealing thing about Star Fox 2. Its clunky, primitive 3D action felt dated even …

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Gamescom: See Inside Europe’s Biggest Gaming Convention

Welcome to The Heart of Gaming, Europe’s biggest video game trade fair. Gamescom, as it is usually known, runs from Aug. 23-27 in Cologne, Germany., and is a magnet for gamers and video game developers to test and show off upcoming games, innovations, and hardware. One of the biggest gaming companies, Nintendo, announced a new feature for its retro SNES Classic—it rewinds! Basically players will be able to go back in time in certain role-playing …

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Gamescom 2017: 20 Photos of Minecraft Xbox One S, Project Scorpio Xbox One X Editions

Original Source Link is Here Share. Up close and personal with the newest members of the Xbox family. By Andrew Goldfarb At Gamescom today, Microsoft showed off the newest Xbox hardware: the limited edition Minecraft Xbox One S and Project Scorpio edition Xbox One X. You can check out 20 photos of the new consoles below, including a limited edition Minecraft pig controller complete with a curly tail on the back, a Creeper controller including …

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Every Monster I’ve Killed In Monster Hunter World (and How I Killed Them)

Original Source Link is Here Share. Please don’t tell the police. By Joe Skrebels I could tell you a lot about Monster Hunter World from the hours I played in its Ancient Forest map (the name of the area we first saw upon the game’s E3 reveal). I could tell you how it’s adhering to Monster Hunter’s excellent template, laying the foundations for an even more satisfying feedback loop of combat and crafting. But we’ve …

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Gamescom 2017: I Barely Beat The Easiest Level of Cuphead

Original Source Link is Here Share. …and that’s a very good thing. By Lucy O’Brien Listen, it could have even been the tutorial, I’m not sure. But whatever it was, it was an early level, and it was absolutely brutal.  I’d never played Cuphead before –  in fact I think I’m the only person I know who hasn’t – and as I began my journey through a simple forest area it felt pretty natural and …

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Overwatch: ‘Significant Changes’ Could Be Coming to D.Va

Original Source Link is Here Share. “…we want to nerf defense matrix as an ability, not D.Va as a hero.” By John Wilds Overwatch hero D.Va is currently being tested with a brand new offensive ability as well as major changes to both her mobility and defense matrix. Fan favorite tank, D.Va may be getting a new ability and a serious overhaul according to a recent post on the official Overwatch forums. Principle designer Geoff Goodman …

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Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Revealed, Monster of the Deep VR Release Date

Original Source Link is Here Share. Eos just keeps getting bigger – or smaller? By Matt Davidson Final Fantasy XV is expanding its horizons once again, with the announcement of Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition for iOS, Android and Windows 10 devices, launching later this year. The news follows hot on the heels of yesterday’s announcement that Final Fantasy XV is receiving a PC version. Revealed at Gamescom by Square Enix, the Final Fantasy XV …

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Gamescom 2017: Star Wars Battlefront 2’s Space Battles Are Faster, Sleeker and Better-Sounding than Ever

Original Source Link is Here By Andrew Goldfarb It’s easy to die in Star Wars Battlefront 2’s Starfighter Assault mode. In a few hands-on sessions, I succumbed to enemy fire multiple times, but also managed to crash into debris, explode against the side of enemy cruisers, and occasionally even collide with my own teammates. Thankfully, even for someone terrible at dogfighting like me, Battlefront 2’s transitions between matches are now even faster, letting you pick …

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Gamescom 2017: Nintendo Announces New Splatoon 2 Stages, Arms Character

Original Source Link is Here Share. Fresh updates for both games. By MattDavidson Nintendo has announced new additions to two of its Switch exclusives. Paint-em-up Splatoon 2 is getting two new stages. Manta Maria launches this weekend, and consists of an enormous sailing boat which will play host to battles in both Turf War and Ranked Battle stages. Meanwhile, Lost Outpost—a heavily-walled area abandoned due to rising seawater—will become available as a Salmon Run stage …

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Gamescom 2017: State of Decay 2 is all About Brutal Choices

Original Source Link is Here Share. State of Decay 2 is more polished than its predecessor, but its hook remains the same. By Lucy O’Brien “So we’re looking at a community that’s just been through a nasty rough patch”, said designer Richard Foge, as we looked at State of Decay’s brand new community tab, featuring a group of very sickly looking survivors. “They started building a facility and they made a lot of noise and …

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Gamescom 2017: Telltale Games’s Batman Season 2: The Enemy Within Episode 2 Release Date Announced

Original Source Link is Here Share. And your first look at Harley Quinn in the Telltale series. By Jonathon Dornbush The second episode of Telltale Games’ Batman: The Enemy Within will launch on September 26, “The Pact,” the developer announced today. Debuting on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC that day, iOS and Android devices will also receive both episodes one and two of the Batman series’ second season that day. Take a first look …

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SNES Classic Mini Preorder Guide

Original Source Link is Here Share. Get ready to pre-order the SNES Classic Mini. By Eric Song Follow all of IGN’s Gamescom coverage all week long at IGN.com/Gamescom. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Update 8/22. It’s as bad as we feared. Target, Walmart, and Gamestop (maybe?) had them in stock for less than 30 …

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Gamescom 2017: The Crew 2 Release Date Announced

Original Source Link is Here Share. Pre-order bonuses detailed. By Matt Davidson The Crew 2 will be released on March 16, 2018 for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Ubisoft’s announcement comes alongside a new trailer that showcases the game’s “Fast Fav” feature, intended to allow you to jump seamlessly between your favorite vehicles (land, sea or air) as you travel through the game picking up challenges. In addition, Ubisoft provided some details on the various …

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Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer Beta Hands-On: That Old Familiar Feeling

Original Source Link is Here Share. How much you enjoy this period-piece throwback may depend on what kind of CoD fan you are. By Ryan McCaffrey How do you react to the following statement: Playing Call of Duty: World War II’s multiplayer beta feels like a modernized version of Call of Duty 2. As someone who’s played every entry in the series since its PC debut, I mean it as a very strong compliment. But …

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