Russians wanted to trade Paul Whelan for an assassin over the summer, U.S. official says

Marine veteran Paul Whelan, now the highest-profile American imprisoned in Russia, was the subject of a dead-end negotiation over the summer, according to a U.S. official. The Russians, the official said, told the U.S. that they would swap Whelan for Vadim Krasikov, a Russian assassin who is part of the Kremlin's domestic spy organization — and who is being detained in Germany for murder.
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Assassin Anime Buddy Daddies' Reveals Character Promo Video, January 6 Premiere

The official website for Buddy Daddies, a "buddy assassin" television anime from Nitroplus and P.A. Works, revealed on Saturday a promotional video and the January 6 premiere. The first of four weekly character promotional videos highlights Kazuki Kurusu. The series will premiere on Tokyo MX, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, and...
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Destiny 2 will cut off Stadia players a week before Google does

Destiny 2 was one of the most appealing games on Stadia at launch, and it remains one of the best titles on the service as we approach its end. But if you were hoping to play Destiny 2 on Stadia’s last days, you’ll be out of luck. As...

Arsenal Pass Ep85 – Dynasty (Part 2)

Our Classic Constructed review continues this week, covering the remaining six classes with the exacting lens that you expect from Arsenal Pass. Was Guardian neglected apart from PVE implications? How much better does Wizard get? Does Assassin have the tools to live up to the hype?

Ubisoft's creep back onto Steam continues with Immortals Fenyx Rising

Ubisoft's gradual tiptoe back onto Steam is set to continue, with the publisher's enjoyable 2020 action-adventure Immortals Fenyx Rising now confirmed as heading to Valve's platform. Launched at the tail-end of 2020, Fenyx Rising followed the same pattern as all new Ubisoft PC releases since 2019, skipping Steam in favour...

Destiny 2 Season 19: Season of the Seraph

In order to protect the Warmind from falling into the hands of the Hive God of War herself, you must awaken Rasputin before it is too late. Arm yourself with the Warmind's most advanced weaponry in Season 19 of Destiny 2: Season of the Seraph. Join the ranks of Seraphs...

Survivor 43 recap: Jesse is an assassin

"Hello, 911? Yeah, I'd like to report a murder. The victim? His name is Cody Assenmacher. What's that? That too is a real name! Excuse me? No, I'm not going to spell it out. Who committed the murder? Oh, let me tell you, Jesse Lopez just murdered THE HELL out of Cody. Come again? No, I'm not going to repeat the victim's last name again! You know what? Forget it."

2022 Wrangler NFR Round 9 News & Notes

Round 9 – Dec. 9, 2022 Round 9 Daysheet. Country singer Drake Milligan is the opening act, and the national anthem will be performed by country music artist Heath Sanders. RAM Rodeo is the performance sponsor. WRANGLER NFR LIVE ON TELEVISION AND INTERNET. The 2022 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo®...

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Another Way to Skip Intro Videos

I’ve created a simple zip file that contains 0.5 second replacement videos for every branding and warning video that plays when you open the game, because I think we can all agree they go on WAY too long, and it’s obnoxious that they’re not skippable at all.

Russia demanded the release a cold-blooded KGB assassin to Whelan AND Griner

New details are emerging about the high-stakes negotiations that brought the release of American basketball star Brittney Griner but left former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan languishing in prison – including Russia’s demand to liberate an assassin serving a life sentence for carrying out a daylight slaying in Berlin.

How to get the Assassin title in Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2 is a recent hero-shooter title launched by Blizzard Entertainment as a sequel to its previously dominant Esports title, Overwatch. The game boasts a massive community of supporters and players alike that factored in the huge success that the game was able to secure with its launch.Achievements and titles might constitute a small part of the in-game assets but are crucial boosts required to identify players' performance.

Father of the Hanau assassin: “He plays with our pain”

Almost three years after the racist attack with nine dead, Hanau does not come to rest. Survivors and those left behind feel threatened by the perpetrator’s father. A solution is not in sight. The man had often demonstratively appeared in front of her house with his German Shepherd. This...

[Preview] BOOM! Studios’ 12/14 Release: A VICIOUS CIRCLE #1

Discover a Prestige Graphic Storytelling Event From the Highly Acclaimed Creators!. This Wednesday, December 14th, BOOM! Studios is releasing the debut issue of A VICIOUS CIRCLE – the first issue in a prestige 3-issue original series from director, creator of Project Power, and one of the screenwriters behind the upcoming Batman sequel, Mattson Tomlin, with Lee Bermejo, iconic artist behind the smash hits Batman: Damned and Joker, and letterer Becca Carey (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) about two men cursed to roam across time and space in an unending cycle of violence and revenge.

Hunters: Al Pacino’s assassin show hunts Adolf Hitler himself in the trailer for the new season

Al Pacino and Logan Lerman return for the second and final season of the Amazon Prime streaming series, Hunters. The teaser has just been released, and this one looks to be a doozy, as the assassins are now on the hunt for Adolf Hitler [insert Kanye joke here]. THR reports on the teaser as it hooks you instantly with Dylan Baker’s Biff Simpson bargaining with Jonah Heidelbaum with the ultimate trade proposal, “Let me live, and I will bring you the biggest prize you could imagine: Adolf Hitler.”

BioShock 4 development is getting a major update

Cloud Chamber announces Liz Albl as Lead Narrative Designer for BioShock 4, nominated for Best Narrative at the 2020 Game Awards. 2K, the publisher behind the upcoming one BioShock 4announced the hiring of a new lead narrative designer, Liz Albl. Albl has been a writer in the video game industry...

Catalina Sandino Moreno Stars in New John Wick Spinoff Ballerina

Lionsgate reveals that Catalina Sandino Moreno (Barbarians) will star alongside Ana de Armas (Blonde) in the new John Wick spinoff, Ballerina. “One of the challenges of casting Ballerina is making sure that the new roles are played by actors with as much power, emotional presence, and physical skill as Ana has,” Producer Erica Lee claims. Lee adds that she had worked with Moreno on John Woo’s revenge Christmas film, Silent Night, and knew Moreno would be at the top of their list.