Octopath Traveler shipped 1.5 million copies, has a mobile prequel on the way

Newsbrief: Square Enix’s “HD-2D” Switch roleplaying game Octopath Traveler has moved a grand total of 1.5 million units, counting shipments and digital sales, since its release last July according to a Japanese announcement spotted by Gematsu. It’s worth mentioning that shipped doesn’t necessarily reflect the number of copies sold, but even …

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Houston teen died after fight over brownie

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE March 9, 2019, 4:30 AM GMT By Associated Press HOUSTON — Police say a fight over a brownie has left a 14-year-old Houston boy dead of a stab wound to …

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Maher compares Trump to Michael Jackson: Both could 'shoot someone on Fifth Avenue' and not lose fans

Bill Maher is seen Feb. 22, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez//AFP/Getty Images) “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a bold comparison Friday night between President Trump and late singer Michael Jackson amid the controversy over the documentary “Leaving Neverland.” During a discussion about the 2020 presidential election, multiple members of …

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Holtby, Capitals blank Devils 3-0 for 6th straight win

AP Published 10:58 p.m. ET March 8, 2019 | Updated 2:03 a.m. ET March 9, 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — Andre Burakovsky and Nicklas Backstrom scored, Braden Holtby stopped 25 shots and the Washington Capitals extended their winning streak to six games with an ugly 3-0 victory over the last-place New …

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Juan Guaidó: Is there a new cult of personality in Venezuela?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCrowds greeted Juan Guaidó on his return At one point during the noisy rally in Caracas to mark his return to Venezuela, opposition leader Juan Guaidó climbed on to some scaffolding to wave to his supporters. For a brief moment, it looked …

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Japanese woman, 116, named world's oldest living person

A 116-year-old Japanese woman who loves playing the board game Othello has been named the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records. Kane Tanaka was recognised in a ceremony on Saturday at the nursing home where she lives in Fukuoka, in Japan’s south-west. Tanaka was born 2 January 1903, …

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Anthem's next patch coming sooner than expected

We were expecting Anthem’s 1.03 patch on March 12, but according to a post from their community manager Jesse Anderson it’ll be here “between 7am and 9am Central Time on March 9th” instead. Among its changes, level 30+ characters will no longer find basic white or green-rarity items, respawn timers …

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Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy?

Should I buy a Chromebook or a Windows laptop? Whether you’re seeking out the best computer for your child or just weighing which inexpensive computer is right for your home, considering a Chrome OS-powered Chromebook as a PC alternative is a smart choice—and we can help you choose the right …

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Spring training roundup: Athletics rally to defeat Padres

Greg Deichmann hit a two-run home run to cap a four-run bottom of the eighth inning as the Oakland Athletics rallied for a 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday at Mesa, Ariz. Mar 8, 2019; Mesa, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres first baseman Ty France is hit …

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