Recently, and for no apparent reason, a man gunned down a random college student in the middle of a crowded rail car in San Francisco.
You know what's even more unsettling?
There were no Good Samaritans. According to surveillance video, no one responded when the gunman drew his weapon. In fact, no one noticed at all. All of the passengers were so distracted by their smartphones that it took a gunshot to rouse them from their digital torpor. more >>
Super Smash Bros 4 will see a lot of sword play in the upcoming game with characters such as Link, Toon Link, Marth, and Pit.
These sword wielding characters are known for their masterful swordsmanship in their individual games throughout the years, and their special moves involve powerful attacks that utilize their very skill.
Link is from the classic, Legend of Zelda series, while Toon Link is from The Legend of Zelda: Windwaker. Pit is known primarily from the Kid Icarus series which is popular in Japan and did not crossover to the U.S. until recent years. Marth is from the RPG Fire Emblem franchise. Again, that series was really popular in Japan, and did not come to the U.S. until about 10 years ago. more >>
Target begins a special buy two get one free promotion on video games today, and it is live now. According to a new flyer, the deal is good for all new, used, last-gen, new-gen, and pre-order titles, and will run until Saturday Nov. 16.
The deal is perhaps going on to entice customers to purchase Playstation 4 games with the console arriving next Friday.
If three brand new games are purchased, the third becoming free essentially saves the gamer $20 off of each game assuming they are $59.99 each. A Target RedCard adds another five percent bonus and free shipping. more >>
Call of Duty: Ghosts surpassed Grand Theft Auto 5 as the fastest selling game of all time, hitting the mark in just one day as opposed to GTA's three day former record.
"Call of Duty is by far the largest console franchise of this generation," said Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, in a news release from CoD's developer. "More people have played Call of Duty this year than ever before, logging four billion hours of gameplay."
Call of Duty: Ghosts' early reviews so far have been mixed as many feel the game is just an updated clone of the last installment. more >>
A Tennessee-based couple threw away every single electronic device that each of their three children owned in an effort to teach them the value of face-to-face human relationships, which they are now advising families to consider doing for the sake of raising children who embrace physical social interaction versus technology driven relationships.
Pastor Todd Stevens of Friendship Community Church in Mount Juliet, Tenn., along with his wife, Erin, leader and founder of "Nashville Strip Church" ministry, disposed their seven, 10 and 13 year-old-sons' IPods, IPads, Ninentendo DSi's, PSP consoles and their Nintendo Wii game system six weeks ago.
Initially, the Stevens tried to have their sons become less dependent on their devices by limiting their time with each electronic. However Erin grew tired of bargaining and placing conditions so they could spend extra time together. more >>
Franklin Graham urges Christians to fulfill the Great Commission by telling their social media contacts to watch "The Cross."
Franklin Graham in his post, 'Go Around the World Digitally' writes:
I'd like to challenge you with the following verse and thought: more >>