Posts Tagged Recreation and leisure

Game Review: ‘Far Cry 4′ climbs to wild heights

This photo provided by Ubisoft shows a scene from the video game, "Far Cry 4." (AP Photo/Ubisoft)

At a time when it seems like many first-person shooter creators have run out of ideas, the keepers of the “Far Cry” franchise have cleverly added elephants that can be employed as makeshift tanks in the latest installment of the freewheeling, out-of-control action series. It’s just one of many inventive flourishes that players will stumble across in the chaotically fun “Far Cry 4.”

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Half-marathon approved for Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — A national road-race organization says it has won approval to stage a Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon in Brooklyn next fall.

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Hunting with dogs under attack on Kisatchie

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Sportsmen Alliance is considering litigation against the U.S. Forest Service due to a decision to ban hunting with dogs in the Kisatchie National Forest this hunting season.

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Winter weather leads to special duck-season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — While most of South Louisiana gave Jack Frost a single-finger salute for ruining their autumn last week, duck hunters wanted to kiss him on the lips. They had hoped that the spinning polar vortex that pushed January weather to the Gulf of Mexico in early November would inspire waterfowl to visit the very marshes that have no longer been de rigueur among their kind in recent years.

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Atari games buried in landfill net $37,000 on eBay

In an April 26, 2014 file photo, film director Zak Penn shows a box of a decades-old Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game found in a dumpsite in Alamogordo, N.M.  Joe Lewandowski, a consultant for the film companies that documented the dig, says the online auction of 100 Atari games, which ended Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, generated $37,000. The "E.T." game, still in its original box, sold for $1,537. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca, File)

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city.

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