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It’s mating season for coyotes. Here’s how to limit encounters and stay safe

It's mating season for coyotes, which means they're more likely to be out and about during the day.With that in mind, the City of Burlington, Ont., is reminding residents what to do if they encounter one, and how to coyote-proof their properties. Last week, the city also updated its bylaws to let wildlife management professionals use firearms but the city's head of bylaw says that's not to make it easier to kill coyotes but makes the response require less staffing."Coyotes have always been here. People just didn't notice…

We Need Gun Safety Ahead of Elections in the U.S.

February 15, 20244min readU.S. elected officials must protect public health and the foundations of our democracy by limiting the intrusion of guns into politicsBy Tim CareyTrump supporters near the U.S Capitol, on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Three years after the January 6 attack on the Capitol, the U.S. finds itself at a crossroads of democracy. Inflamed by inciteful rhetoric, a “deeply disturbing spike” in threats against elected officials and perceived political foes has prompted increased attention from the

Alec Baldwin pleads not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charge

By Morgan Lee | Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. — Actor Alec Baldwin has pleaded not guilty to an involuntary manslaughter charge in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer during a rehearsal on a Western movie set in New Mexico. Court documents filed Wednesday show Baldwin entered the plea in state district court in Santa Fe, waiving an arraignment that had been scheduled to take place remotely by video conference the next day. Baldwin, the lead actor and a co-producer on the Western movie “Rust,” was pointing a gun at…

Pokémon with guns: why Palworld could become 2024’s biggest game | Games

The new year has barely begun but it seems we already have 2024’s biggest game – and it’s not a multi-million dollar sci-fi extravaganza set in a vast universe created by a gigantic publisher. It’s a survival adventure released by a small company in Japan, which had only previously released one game. It’s called Palworld, and it’s being accurately described as “Pokémon with guns”. And if that sounds horrible to you, it seems you are very much alone. Within three days of its release on 18 January, it had sold 5m copies.…

The Pokémon Company is investigating ‘Pokémon with guns’ satire Palworld

The Pokémon Company knows about Palworld and is very much aware that the game is drawing a lot of comparisons with its intellectual property, based on a statement it has published. While the company didn't explicitly name Palworld, it said it's going to investigate a game "released in January 2024" and will "take appropriate measures to address any acts that infringe on intellectual property rights related to Pokémon." It also clearly stated that it has "not granted any permission for the use of Pokémon intellectual…

How to play Palworld on iPhone, iPad, and Mac — Play “Pokémon with guns” on your Apple devices

Learning how to play Palworld on iPhone, iPad, and Mac is super easy once you get the hang of it, but it can be slightly confusing initially as there is no official native support. Being sold as Pokémon with guns, Palworld is a survival crafting game about building bases, capturing creatures, and fighting big bosses. Given that fairly unique premise, it has already achieved over six million sales in just days after its launch. It’s still a game in early access which means it is lacking support for platforms like Apple.…

‘Pokémon With Guns’ Developer Receives Death Threats Amid AI Accusations

The makers of Palword, a new video game launched this weekend that many are calling “Pokémon with guns,” received death threats due to the close resemblance the game shares to the beloved Nintendo video game. Pokémon diehards took to X to express their frustration with Pocketpair’s new game, which sold five million copies across PC and Xbox in just a few days, according to the Palworld official X account.How Rahul Kohli Got His Own Dragon Ishin Trooper Card“Currently, we are receiving slanderous comments against our…

‘Pokémon with guns’ satire Palworld sells over a million copies in eight hours

Palworld has sold a million copies in just over eight hours, The game has been thanks to its unique ‘Pokémon with guns’ premise, and it looks like launch day has been an absolute success.It’s been so successful, as a matter of fact, that the game’s under the stress of millions of gun-toting PokéMasters. The developer urges patience and says it’s “working to resolve this ASAP!” The sheer number of downloads and concurrent players have made this the biggest Steam launch of the year so far, These figures only refer to…

Steam has a new hit game, and it’s Pokémon with guns

Pocketpair Steam’s latest viral hit is Pocketpair’s Palworld, a game that the internet has deemed Pokémon with guns. Palworld is an open-world survival crafting game that layers a “Pal” creature collecting system clearly influenced by Pokémon on top of all that. It launched into early access on PC and Xbox Game Preview on Xbox Series X/S today, and it’s clearly already a massive hit on Valve’s PC storefront and launcher. The Steam version of Palworld had over 365,000 concurrent players at the time of writing,…

Adorable monsters, survival, and guns

There are a few games that seem to crop up at random trailer-filled showcases, promising something that looks so strange it’s nigh-unbelievable. Sometimes, the trailers turn out a little too good to be true. Palworld, somehow, is not one of those. Pocketpair’s Palworld is about living on an island with a variety of mysterious, fantastical creatures called Pals. What you do from there is your choice; train them, use them to fight the evil poaching syndicate, or build an exploitative industry around them. Even sell or eat…