A screenshot from BioShock.

Big Daddy just got a new pair of daddies.
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Where many have tried and failed, the man behind The Hunger Games will once again give it another shot. Francis Lawrence, director of the last four Hunger Games movies including the upcoming prequel, has been signed to direct an adaptation of the popular sci-fi horror game BioShock for Netflix.

Deadline broke the news, which also includes writer Michael Green

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The Waters Sports Industry Association (WSIA) announced Lee Gatts has joined the organization as its Director of Government Affairs. The WSIA is the towed water sports industry’s leading advocate, committed to preserving the vitality of water sports and activities into the future.

Before joining WSIA, Gatts served as Manager of Southeast Policy and Engagement at the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). In his new role, Gatts will lead WSIA’s advocacy and grassroots activities throughout the

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PEMBROKE — A new sports complex in Pembroke called City Arena has brought indoor practice opportunities to an area that desperately needed them, its owners say. 

The facility at 706 Washington St. houses two mini turf fields and two concrete fields that can be used for any sport, but are primarily soccer-focused during the complex’s first two weeks of opening. 

City Arena in Pembroke, a new indoor sports complex for practice or competition, is pictured on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.


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The Water Sports Foundation (WSF) has appointed veteran journalist, marine marketer and publicist Wanda Kenton Smith of Kenton Smith Marketing to head communications and PR for its latest U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Outreach Grant focused on expanding national media coverage and enhancing media relations.

Kenton Smith is a 35-plus year, award-winning marine industry professional whose career includes editor of multiple marine consumer and trade publications, plus serves as national marketing columnist for Soundings Trade

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For Shinji Mikami, 2020 marks more than one milestone.

For one, it sees him celebrate 30 years in the gaming industry, as he joined Capcom in 1990. And Mikami’s footprint across those 30 years is a big one; he earned his title as “the godfather of horror games” when he directed the first “Resident Evil,” helping to launch what would become a billion-dollar franchise across gaming and film.

This year also marks the 10th anniversary

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The Water Sports Foundation welcomes outdoor writer and editor Jeff Moag as its new content director, with responsibility for managing the non-profit’s media campaigns promoting safe boating and paddling. Moag will also oversee development of a new website and expanded social-media presence for the leading boating-safety foundation established in 2004.

Moag was editor-in-chief of Canoe & Kayak magazine for eight years, and led the team that founded Kayak Fish magazine, SUP the Mag and the

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Montreal’s public health director says the city has the green light to reopen outdoor rinks despite the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions — but hockey games, a favourite Montreal pastime, won’t be allowed.

Dr. Mylène Drouin said outdoor rinks can reopen since physical activity has benefits for physical and mental health. 

“There will be free skating. Obviously, there will be no hockey games,” Drouin said on Radio-Canada’s Tout un matin Wednesday morning, without specifying who would be

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