When Nolan Patrick's family comes together for a cookout on the back patio, overlooking the fairways of the St. Charles Country Club in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and stories of athletic accomplishment start to fly, one-upmanship is a tough game to win.
Nolan's father, Stephen, was the 20th overall pick in the NHL draft in 1980. His paternal uncle, James, was the ninth overall pick in 1981. His maternal uncle, Rich Chernomaz, was drafted 26th overall in 1981. His late paternal grandfather, Steve, starred for the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers. His mom, Carrie, played volleyball for Team Canada. His two ...more
Zheng Suzhen is an 85-year-old grandmother from China who has a thing or two to teach about style to the younger generations.
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Her great-grandson-in-law Ding Guoliang, who is a professional photographer, posted a few snaps of the woman on Weibo, China's version of Twitter:
Image: Jesse Xiao Ye/weiboRemind you of anyone? Yup, our beloved Queen:
Image: Tim Rooke/REX/ShutterstockThe pictures were uploaded by Ding under the nickname Jesse Xiao Ye.
Image: JESSE XIAO YE/WEIBOHis wife and Zheng's great-g...more
The latest weekly sales charts for Australia and New Zealand have arrived. For the week ended April 23, Ghost Recon: Wildlands held on to its top spot on the multiplatform list in Australia, while Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare jumped to the top of the charts in New Zealand for the first time in 15 weeks, according to MCV.Another notable point is that Yooka-Laylee, which debuted at No. 2 in Australia, dropped to No. 10 this week. The game never made it into the Top 10 list in New Zealand. Rounding out the top five for Australia in terms of the all-platforms chart were Horizon: Zero Dawn, Legen...more
If legendary game developer Shigeru Miyamoto has been the right hand for generations of Nintendo leaders, then Genyo Takeda has been the left one. And last night, Nintendo announced that Takeda, who led the development of the Wii game console, will retire in June from the company.
The 68-year-old Takeda joined Nintendo in 1972, 45 years ago. He was promoted to Nintendo’s Integrated Research & Development in 1981, and he mostly worked on the hardware for home consoles and handhelds. His replacement is Ko Shiota, the general manager of Nintendo’s platform technology development divisio...more
Developer Sega has shared more gameplay footage of its upcoming new Sonic the Hedgehog game called “Sonic Forces.” The video shows Sonic running through the classic Green Hill Zone level.
The gameplay footage of “Sonic Forces” has drawn comparisons to “Sonic Generations.” The game looks and plays similarly to “Generations” that it’s basically a sequel, as pointed out by Engadget. Sega says that “Sonic Forces” will be about the battle between the forces of good and evil.