Tuesday morning briefing: Game of the week, Tween time and copping a plea

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing.

Video game of the week

Fresh from our own Jenna Zamie’s desk, the hottest game of the week:

Game: Radiant Silvergun

Genre: Shoot-’em-up

System: 360

What is it? A classic shooter that proves great core mechanics stand the test of time.

ESRB Rating: Teen

Compiled from Gamespot.com

Tween time

Wednesday is Tween Wii Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. at the Portales Public Library.

For ages 9-12.

Information: 356-3940.

Alpaca day

Saturday is National Alpaca Farm Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Windrush Alpacas, 770 Curry Road M.

Free parking and admission.

Information: 683-5177.

Quirky quote of the day

“I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” — Steven Wright

Today in history

On this day in 1984, Marvin Gay Sr. agrees to a plea bargain that will keep him out of jail for shooting and killing his son, singer and Motown legend Marvin Gaye, during an argument.

Here’s the rest of the story:



Today — A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

Tonight — A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.