UK Charts: Fantasy Life Enters At 10, Hyrule Warriors Slips To 15

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This week’s UK charts are now in courtesy of GFK Chart-Track. It’s an unsurprising victory for FIFA 15, which claims the first four spots in the chart, while Destiny follows closely behind. Level-5’s Fantasy Life – a cross-over between life simulation and RPG – has managed to nab a place at the tail-end of the individual top 10. For those still uncertain on the game’s potential, make sure you take a look at our Fantasy Life review, which garnered a solid 8 score.

While Fantasy Life grabs a top 10 spot, Hyrule Warriors slips down from last week’s 4 to 15, with Tomodachi Life not far behind at 17. EA’s FIFA 15 makes a surprising debut at 23 for the Nintendo Wii and beats the PC entry which lands at 28. Elsewhere, Mario Kart 8 gears up for a small flurry of movement up the chart and sits at…

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Short Poem

The thing about us humans is we never

Stop. The same urge to move from place to place

Exists in every boy and girl that steps on

This Earth. But stepping is not all man does:

we walk, but also drive and ride and strive to

Efface and waste our one and only home.

Yet we will still prolong our time that Earth has

Given. So walk the Earth while it still stands.

written for my AICE Language class.

Rex Duodecim Angelus

Power and pride were his instinctive flaws.

And yet, despite these faults, the King was full of

Himself. The Knight, his scythe so sharp, did fight;

The brawl’s result foreseen by Seers’ all over.

The King’s own Page, a lad so young, did try

To take his breath. No Sylph could save him now.

Even the throne’s sole Heir had battled bravely.

Her fingers nimble, deftly clawing flesh,

The Rogue did scar his heart. A Witch and Prince,

Both bound by hope, both strived to end his life.

A maid and mage, with timely rigor, tried to

Impose his doom; his reign had took its toll.

His Bard now laughed at his demise; such rage

Flowed through the king. The loss of pride was tough,

But still he ruled, dismissing all his wounds.

Stroke of poor luck; he died in strife: a thief.

Poem inspired by the song “Rex Duodecim Angelus” from the webcomic ‘Homestuck’, which belongs to Andrew Hussie.

IGN Gives Us A Closer Look At The New Nintendo 3DS (Video)

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IGN has had some hands-on time at this week’s Tokyo Game Show with the new Nintendo 3DS and has captured some lovely footage showcasing Nintendo’s latest handheld. You’ll also notice that the new Nintendo 3DS shown also has some of the new faceplates that will become available once the system launches next month in Japan. The system is coming to the west some early next year.

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Legendary Pokemon Rayquaza Joins Groudon And Kyogre In Pokemon Ruby And Sapphire, Plus Demo Coming Soon (Video)

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The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced today that fan favorite Rayquaza, an incredibly powerful Pokémon, will join fellow Legendary Pokémon Groudon and Kyogre in the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire video games. This mysterious Dragon- and Flying-type Pokémon is said to descend to the planet¹s surface when Groudon and Kyogre clash. Adding to its legend, Rayquaza is somehow related to the mystery of Mega Evolution. Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire players will find out precisely how when the video games launch November 21, 2014, for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Fans can now watch Rayquaza in action, and other new scenes from the games, in a brand-new trailer at

True Powers of Groudon and Kyogre
Legendary Pokémon Groudon and Kyogre intensify their power under Primal Reversion, each obtaining an Ability that only Primal Groudon or Primal Kyogre can possess.

Primal Groudon

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Super Smash Bros For Nintendo 3DS Launches In Japan

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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS has made its debut in Japan. The hand-held version of the fighting title launched in the region today, September 13th, in stores and on the Nintendo eShop. Meanwhile, certain Club Nintendo members in North America and Europe recently received download codes for a demo of the game, which will be available to all users from September 19th. Super Smash Bros. for 3DS will be unleashed in the West on October 3rd.

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Miyamoto Says Blockuster Video Games These Days Aren’t Innovative And Unique Enough

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Revered video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto previously called out developers during a recent shareholders meeting in July. Miyamoto said his impressions of E3 were that the video game developers are beginning to become obsessed with creating violent shooters which sport ultra realistic visuals.

“This year, the majority of what the other developers exhibited was bloody shooter software that was mainly set in violent surroundings or, in a different sense, realistic and cool worlds,” Miyamoto said at the time. “Because so many software developers are competing in that category, it seemed like most of the titles at the show were of that kind.”

Miyamoto was recently quizzed by EDGE magazine to follow-up on his opinionated comment. He told the publication that the video game industry needs to create more risky and unique titles, but it still has a long way to go. Here’s what he had to say.

“Oh, I’ve made quite the…

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Why this crab’s blood could save your life –

During World War Two, soldiers learned to fear treatment as much as enemy bullets. Unsanitary conditions and equipment in field hospitals made open wounds a breeding ground for bacteria that killed thousands, particularly the fast-acting and barely detectable gram-negative strains that caused toxic shock syndrome, meningitis, and typhoid.

Today, vast improvements in medical hygiene have greatly reduced the odds of patients being poisoned on the treatment table. And our safety is protected by an unlikely source — the bright blue blood of the horseshoe crab.

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