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  • What lies ahead for video games in 2019?

    Harry Potter, The Last of Us and Kingdom Hearts are likely to be the stars of the year – but streaming could change everything Video games are a fast-moving form of art and entertainment, and that makes the games industry a notoriously difficult one to predict. Sure, new Fifa and Call of Duty games will arrive every year and sell predictably well, there’ll probably be a new Assassin’s Creed, and Nintendo will usually deliver a fresh take on Mario, Zelda or Pokémon – but who could have foreseen...

    the Guardian
  • Halep not intimidated by Serena ahead of Melbourne showdown

    World number one Simona Halep said she does not feel intimidated by the prospect of facing Serena Williams and will relish the opportunity of taking on the 23-times Grand Slam champion at Melbourne Park on Monday.

    U.S.
  • Soccer: PSG's Neymar doubtful for Amiens game

    Neymar is a major doubt for Paris St Germain’s Ligue 1 trip to Amiens on Saturday after the Brazilian skipped training on Friday.

    IN
  • Dragon showdowns and more shocks: what we want from the Game of Thrones finale

    Season seven was shaky at best – and far too full of battles. Here’s how Thrones can bow out on a high Considering what a bunch of entitled, vegan sausage roll-eating brats we apparently all are in 2019, there’s a fair chance the final season of Game of Thrones will satisfy exactly no one. Finales, after all, are notoriously tricky to get right. Some shows nail their farewells with a flourish (Breaking Bad, The Sopranos). Others bisect their fanbase right down the middle (Battlestar Galactica,...

    the Guardian