Super Bowl 2018: Who might perform at the half-time show?

Super Bowl 2018: Who might perform at the half-time show?

The confetti has been ordered, the wind machines are powered up… now the world’s biggest gig just needs a headliner. And the rumours have already starting swirling about who might perform at next February’s Super Bowl. The half-time show is basically the most prestigious live slot in music and normally attracts a worldwide TV audience of 120 million or so. Only the absolute top artists in the world are invited to perform – with recent…

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Nintendo Unveils Super NES Classic Edition, Launches Sept 29 with 21 Games

Nintendo Unveils Super NES Classic Edition, Launches Sept 29 with 21 Games

Mode 7 freaks, get ready: Nintendo has unveiled the Super NES Classic Edition, a miniature version of the beloved SNES in the vein of the NES Classic Edition that everyone wanted and few people were able to actually buy. The system will come with 21 games, including many of the titles that made the SNES famous. Built into the system is Zelda: A Link to the Past (widely considered the best Zelda in the 30-year-old series,…

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From Supermodel to Super Chef: Meet Pascale Naessens

From Supermodel to Super Chef: Meet Pascale Naessens

Photo Credit: Pascale Naessens/Instagram If you ever had the pleasure of meeting the statuesque Pascale Naessens, the first thing you notice is her ease, and effervescent personality. After a career as a model (complete with eating disorder) Pascale decided she would focus her after-modeling career on helping others through nutrition.  As an iconic figure in Belgium, she sold over 1.5 million copies of her seven books. Her latest, Pure & Simple, is the first U.S. release.  We sat…

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Lady Gaga dives into Super Bowl history

Lady Gaga dives into Super Bowl history

She jumped off the roof of Houston’s NRG stadium and bathed in the light of hundreds of drones – but Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl show was fairly restrained… by her standards. The star only changed costume twice, letting her music do the talking in a 12-minute, hit-laden set. She opened with Woody Guthrie’s civil rights anthem This Land Is Your Land, a gentle but pointed rebuke to the Trump administration; which she reinforced by performing…

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Super Bowl trailers whip up fan anticipation

Super Bowl trailers whip up fan anticipation

Besides Lady Gaga’s half-time show and the game itself, Sunday’s Super Bowl also saw a host of movie blockbusters tout their wares during the ad breaks. Cars flew in a preview of the latest Fast and the Furious instalment, while Zac Efron sported Stars and Stripes underpants in a brief Baywatch tease. A zombie seagull appeared in a “spot” for the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film, Dead Men Tell No Tales. And Netflix revealed…

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CES 2017: Faraday Future unveils super fast electric car

CES 2017: Faraday Future unveils super fast electric car

Start-up Faraday Future has unveiled a self-driving electric car that it says can accelerate from zero to 60mph (97km/h) in 2.39 seconds. Faraday says the FF91 accelerates faster than Tesla’s Model S or any other electric car in production. It was shown off at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. But Faraday Future has faced financial difficulties and one analyst said it had to challenge “scepticism” following last year’s CES presentation. The FF91 was…

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Super Mario Run reviews hit Nintendo share price

Super Mario Run reviews hit Nintendo share price

Bad reviews of Nintendo’s Super Mario Run mobile game have led to an 11% fall in the firm’s share price. The game is Nintendo’s first full venture into mobile gaming and marked a significant shift for the firm which had previously not made apps. The game is only available via Apple’s app store and currently has an average rating of 2.5 stars. Many players criticised the game and said it was expensive compared with other…

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Nintendo Switch reportedly arrives with Super Mario Bros, Splatoon, but no Legend of Zelda

Nintendo Switch reportedly arrives with Super Mario Bros, Splatoon, but no Legend of Zelda

Ever since Nintendo announced the Switch, there have been questions about the platform’s launch lineup, especially after we discovered all of the footage displayed in the launch trailer was inserted in post-production. A new set of rumors about the platform suggests it’ll launch with a new Super Mario Bros, possibly a new Splatoon (it’s not clear yet if this will be a brand-new game, a port of the Wii U version, or something in-between), and…

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