In Sherlock's footsteps: Three must-play games for hobby sleuths
(dpa) — Be attentive, think hard, and follow the clues: These qualities are vital for success in detective games. The genre is booming and multifaceted. We look at three of the best.Trouble in ParadiseThe story of "Paradise Killer" (Switch, Windows, MacOS) is as wacky and unusual as the characters the player meets. An island called Paradise arises and then destroys itself every few thousand years.During the short time that the island is around, the residents strive to resurrect ancient gods who are supposed to end the cycle of destruction and resurrection.But before this can be achieved someon...
49ers heading to Arizona after Santa Clara County's COVID ban on games, practices
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The 49ers are taking their ball and going to a new home in Arizona.State Farm Stadium in Glendale will host the 49ers’s next two games, because of Santa Clara County’s health directive banning contact sports over at least the next three weeks amid a COVID-19 surge.The 49ers, on the Arizona Cardinals’ field, will play next Monday night against the Buffalo Bills and then vs. Washington on Sunday, Dec. 13.The 49ers (5-6) have yet to announce where they will move their practices and, essentially, their entire operations with the potential of not returning to their Santa Clara...
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Partey to miss 'next few' Arsenal games with 'significant injury,' Arteta confirms
Thomas Partey's bid to return to full fitness is taking time, with Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta saying the midfielder is likely to miss “the next few games” with a "significant injury."The Ghana midfielder has not featured for the Gunners since picking up an injury during the 3-0 loss to Aston Villa in the Premier League on November 8.Arsenal issued a fitness bulletin at the end of last week, saying Partey was “progressing with his rehabilitation,” but it appears progress is slow as he is not close to a first-team return."He had an injury very early in the game [against Aston Villa], he wanted...
'Certain games, you need to adapt' - Robertson says Reds need to occasionally change playing style to limit risk of injuries
Andy Robertson has insisted he will play at 100 per cent, even during the current packed schedule, but has admitted he may need to tweak his game in order to avoid injuries.The condensed nature of the current campaign, on account of the coronavirus pandemic, has resulted in teams competing on a number of fronts having to play every three days.Liverpool are one of those sides, and Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has called on the Premier League and its broadcast partners to help the teams by tinkering with the scheduling of games and allowing five substitutions.Robertson is in full agreement with his ma...
Zico: Maradona's first 'Hand of God' was in Italy - and it got me suspended for four games!
Zico has claimed that Diego Maradona's first 'Hand of God' was scored in Italy, and that he was suspended for four games for protesting the referee's decision to give a goal.Football legends of both the past and present have been paying tribute to Maradona following his passing at the age of 60 last Wednesday.The former Argentina midfielder, who is widely regarded as the finest player of all time, died at his home in Buenos Aires after suffering a heart attack.Pele, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and more have paid homage to the World Cup winner, while members of England's 1986 squad have rel...
Fil-Am Remy Martin draws mixed results in first NCAA games as senior
Fil-Am Remy Martin draws mixed results in first NCAA games as seniorLuisa Morales(Philstar.com) – November 27, 2020 – 1:43pmMANILA, Philippines – Filipino-American guard Remy Martin came out with contrasting performances in his first two US NCAA games of the season with Arizona State.Martin, who has Filipino roots on his mother’s side and has dual Filipino-American citizenship, came out with a bang in his final year with the Sun Devils on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).In their first game of the new season against Rhode Island, Martin had a stellar outing with a game-high 26 points, five as...
Analyzing the progress of the Seahawks' 2020 draft class entering the final six games
The news this week that Seahawks rookie defensive end Darrell Taylor is not yet ready to return to practice was another blow for the team’s second-round pick in the 2020 draft.Coach Pete Carroll had held out hope that Taylor might be able to make it back this week following the team’s “mini-bye,” on the road to eventually seeing game action later this season. Now it remains unclear if or when Taylor may be able to play.That news came on the heels of Seattle putting seventh-round pick Stephen Sullivan on Injured Reserve with a hip flexor injury, ending his season.But if there was bad news for t...
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Review: 'Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War': Patriot games
(tca/dpa) - The United States of America: Boy, we sure are exhausting.This was the conclusion I reached after finishing the single-player campaign in the latest "Call of Duty," a realization that I don't believe was entirely unintentional.These are games designed by global teams of hundreds of people, crafted largely as multiplayer powerhouses that generate money long after the initial sale. But the modern single-player "Call of Duty" campaigns are full of narrative tension that speaks to those the game publisher believes are its intended players.Contradictions are present in the newest instal...
Eye-popping stats that show how much better Dolphins perform when Fitzpatrick plays
The Miami Dolphins, through 10 games, are a better offense with Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback than Tua Tagovailoa.This is not an opinion.It’s a statement of fact based on all the statistical evidence available.The Dolphins went 3-3 in their first six games, in large part, because of Fitzpatrick.They have gone 3-1 in their last four games, in large part, because of their defense and special teams.With Fitzpatrick on the field, the 2020 Dolphins move the ball more efficiency and score more points — even accounting for Fitzpatrick’s propensity to turn the ball over and his well-documented strug...
‘Metroid: Samus Returns’ 3DS May Be Coming To Switch
The Nintendo Switch has seen nearly all of the Wii U’s biggest games ported over to the hybrid system. Games like Bayonetta 2, The Wonderful 101 and Pikmin 3 have been re-released on the Switch with Super Mario 3D World set to be released in February 2021. But, one of the last major releases on the 3DS may be coming to the Nintendo Switch. Over on the official Nintendo online store, the company has shown off some Super Metroid skins you can place on your Switch.In one of the images, we see a Nintendo Switch playing what seems to be Metroid: Samus Returns. Released in 2017, Samus Returns was a ...