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Sony Bringing These Games And More On Tour This Summer Across The US

Sony is bringing back its “Road to Greatness” event, which sees the company fill a tractor trailer with PlayStation games and more for a nationwide tour. The tour kicks off this weekend (April 21-23) at the Silicon Valley Comic-Con, with other stops including Sun Fest (May 3-7) in West Palm Beach, Florida; Summefest (June 29-July 2) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; the MLB All-Star Game Fan Fest (July 7-11) in Miami, Florida; and the GameStop Expo (August 27) in Las Vegas, Nevada, just to name a few. You can see the full ...

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Oil looms large over Saudi king's Asia tour

Energy takes top billing during Saudi king’s Asian tour King Salman’s massive entourage has been stealing the show on his tour of Asia, but oil, money and geopolitics are driving the Saudi leader’s month-long journey. Asia’s growing economies are a big deal for Saudi Arabia, which is trying to wean itself off a dependence on oil. “As Saudi looks to the future, Asia of course is front and center,” said Ben Simpfendorfer, CEO of Silk Road Associates. “It is two thirds of the world’s population, half of its economy — ...

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Fit for an emperor – a virtual reality tour of Nero's golden palace

By Cristiano Corvino | ROME Emperor Nero, a technology enthusiast, would have loved it: his over-the-top golden palace in Rome is about to get the virtual reality treatment. From Saturday, visitors to the buried Domus Aurea (Golden House) will be able to don headsets to get a closer look at the frescoes on its 12 meter (40 ft)-high walls. The palace was built in 64 A.D. after fire swept through the city, the one through which the man himself is – probably apocryphally – said to have fiddled. “We believe ...

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Sir Bradley Wiggins: Tour de France winner & five-time Olympic champion retires

Media playback is not supported on this device Five-time Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from cycling aged 36. Britain’s first Tour de France winner, in 2012, said he had fulfilled a “childhood aspiration” of making a career out of the sport. “I’ve met my idols and ridden alongside the best for 20 years,” he said. “2016 is the end of the road for this chapter, onwards and upwards. Kids from Kilburn don’t win Olympic golds and the Tour de France! They do now.” Wiggins became Britain’s ...

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VR Talk Show Turns Game Creators into Virtual Tour Guides

The FOO Show is a talk show focused on video games, which takes place entirely in VR. The host and guests wear VR headsets during production, and the audience consumes the show at home using their own VR headsets. The first episode of the show is already available for free on most VR platforms, and you can watch it in 2D via YouTube below. The pilot episode is on Firewatch, and features Jake Rodkin and Sean Vanaman from Campo Santo. The show’s host, ex-Tested.com founder and editor Will Smith, and ...

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Aerosmith to say 'Aero-Vederci' with 2017 European tour

U.S. rockers Aerosmith, together for some 45 years, will embark on a “farewell” European tour next year, the group said on Monday, kicking off the series of shows in Israel. One of the biggest rock bands in the United States, the award-winning group, often called “The Bad Boys from Boston” in reference to the city where they formed in 1970, is known for songs like “Back in the Saddle” and “Walk This Way”. The group consists of lead singer Steven Tyler, guitarists Joe Perry and Brad Whitford, drummer Joey Kramer ...

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He's back: Tiger commits to PGA Tour opener

11:24 AM ET Tiger Woods made his return to competitive golf next week official on Friday by committing to the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open in Napa, California. It is the first tournament of the 2016-17 season and Woods’ first event since the 2015 Wyndham Championship, where he tied for 10th more than a year ago. Since then Woods had endured a slow recovery and rehabilitation from two back surgeries in September and again in October of 2015. Tiger Woods, who was one ranked No. 1 in the world for ...

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Bangladesh v England: Eoin Morgan & Alex Hales will not tour over security fears

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan and opening batsman Alex Hales have opted out of October’s tour of Bangladesh because of security concerns. No international side has toured Bangladesh since 20 people were killed in a siege at a cafe in Dhaka in July. The ECB said in August that the three one-day internationals and two Tests would go ahead after a security review. Jos Buttler will captain the one-day side, with the one-day and Test squads to be named on Friday. ‘We respect their decision’ England director of cricket Andrew ...

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