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E3: Nintendo Switch gets Fortnite and Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Technology
Nintendo has announced that Fortnite is being released for its Switch console to coincide with the opening of the E3 video games show in Los Angeles.However, the release is limited to the title's last-gamer-standing Battle Royale mode and will not include the original Save The World co-op content.Nintendo also revealed Super Smash Bros Ultimate will include every character to have appeared in prior versions.It described it as the "biggest crossover in gaming history". That means the fighting game will include the Japanese firm's own characters - Mario, Zelda and the Splatoon Inklings - as well as those from third-party developers, such as Final Fantasy's Cloud, Metal Gea...
Hull KR 14-42 Castleford Tigers: Kieran Gill shines as Tigers gain advantage on top-four rivals in Super League

Hull KR 14-42 Castleford Tigers: Kieran Gill shines as Tigers gain advantage on top-four rivals in Super League

Sports
Castleford stole a march on their rivals for a top-four spot with a comfortable 42-14 victory over lowly Hull KR in their rearranged Betfred Super League fixture at KCOM Craven Park.Rookie winger Kieran Gill, fresh from signing a new contract for 2019, scored two of the Tigers' eight tries on his first appearance of the season as he helped his team reclaim fourth place in the table with another game in hand. Castleford coach Daryl Powell told his players to toughen up after their crushing home defeat by St Helens and he will be delighted with their response as they brought Rovers crashing back to earth following their triumph over Wigan. Rovers, who have not beaten Castleford at home for five years, never recovered from the shock of conceding four tries in the first 18 minutes and a 12th d...
Boeing tapped for Super Hornet variant support

Boeing tapped for Super Hornet variant support

Business
May 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has awarded a contract to Boeing for materials in support of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets aircraft.The deal, which the Department of Defense announced Tuesday, is valued at more than $ 41.3 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price advance acquisition contract.The contract from Naval Air Systems Command enables Boeing to provide long-lead materials for full rate production of 20 F/A-18E and four F/A-18F Super Hornet variants, according to a Defense Department contract announcement.Work on the contract will occur in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be complete in March 2022.The total cumulative value of the contract will be obligated to Boeing at time of award.The obligated funds will be allocated from Navy fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement funds, which will not...
Super League round-up: Wigan dispatch Castleford, St Helens stay top

Super League round-up: Wigan dispatch Castleford, St Helens stay top

Sports
Oliver Gildart celebrates his try with John BatemanFriday, April 20, 2018Wigan made it four wins in succession in the Betfred Super League as they dispatched of last season's table-toppers Castleford 28-12.Two points separated the teams at the break after Wigan's 14-2 lead, courtesy of tries from Oliver Gildart and Liam Farrell, was cut in the final 10 minutes of the half after Oliver Holmes and Garry Lo touched down.But a second try for Gildart just after the break, following a strong run from Joe Burgess, was added to by scores from George Williams and Tony Clubb as the Warriors impressed in front of England rugby union head coach Eddie Jones, who was a guest at the DW Stadium.Jonny Lomax grabbed a hat-trick of tries as St Helens bounced back from their surprise defeat at Wakefield with ...
Boeing to produce Super Hornets, Growlers for Navy

Boeing to produce Super Hornets, Growlers for Navy

Business
April 6 (UPI) -- Boeing was awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for services in support of F/A-18E Super Hornets and the EA-18G Growler.The deal, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 54.3 million under the terms of a modified fixed-price-incentive-firm contract that was previously awarded.The agreement enables Boeing to manufacture and produce 38 F/A-18E Super Hornets and 21 EA-18G Growlers aircraft for the Navy.Work on the contract will occur in various location across the United States.The Defense Department said that it would be using expired funds to fund the contract deal, which is allowed under Pentagon financial management regulation.The expired funds will be allocated and obligated to Boeing from Navy fiscal 2013 and 2014 aircraft procurement ...