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Thoreau's 'Walden' Gets New Life As A Video Game

Thoreau's 'Walden' Gets New Life As A Video Game

By Dylan McGuinness | May 17
Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth - err, game.

Lohan Fails to Convince Court Her Image is in Video Game

Lohan Fails to Convince Court Her Image is in Video Game

Mar 29
It looks like "Game Over" for actress Lindsay Lohan in her state court fight against a software company for using what she claims is a likeness of her in a video game.

World Video Game Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Finalists

World Video Game Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Finalists

Mar 28
The World Video Game Hall of Fame has named 12 finalists for the class of 2018, including "Ms. Pac-Man" and "John Madden Football."

'Ready Player One' Takes Spielberg Back and to the Future

'Ready Player One' Takes Spielberg Back and to the Future

By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 27
The sci-fi spectacle with a reported $175 million production budget presents a near-future vision of a dystopian society that has all but abandoned the real world for an escapist virtual reality existence.

PopUps: Fans Freak Out Over Nintendo's Pic of Luigi and His Bulge

PopUps: Fans Freak Out Over Nintendo's Pic of Luigi and His Bulge

Mar 16
Nintendo fans are collectively freaking out over a new photo of Luigi and his large bulge.

Trump Discusses Violence with Video Game Execs and Critics

Trump Discusses Violence with Video Game Execs and Critics

By Catherine Lucey | Mar 10
President Donald Trump raised concerns about the graphic depiction of violence in video games at a White House meeting Thursday with members of the industry and some of their most vocal critics.

Trump Reopens A Seemingly Settled Video-Game Debate

Trump Reopens A Seemingly Settled Video-Game Debate

By Mae Anderson | Mar 10
President Donald Trump is reviving an old debate over whether violent video games can trigger violent behavior. There's just one problem: Roughly two decades of research has repeatedly failed to uncover any such link.

Trump to Meet with Video Game Industry Representatives

Trump to Meet with Video Game Industry Representatives

Mar 8
President Donald Trump plans to meet with video game industry representatives as he considers responses to gun violence after the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people.

Holidaying Frog Game Finds Fans Among China's Harried Youth

Holidaying Frog Game Finds Fans Among China's Harried Youth

By Shanshan Wang | Feb 15
Wang Zhuyin studies 10 hours a day preparing for a series of tests to obtain a U.S. physician's license. But like millions of young Chinese adults, the 26-year-old has found a new way to cope with the pressure: An online game about a frog.

Mario and Minions? Illumination to Co-Produce Nintendo Film

Mario and Minions? Illumination to Co-Produce Nintendo Film

By Yuri Kageyama | Feb 1
Mario is getting together with the Minions.

Did Online Gaming Dispute Spark 'Swatting,' Shooting of Innocent Man in Kansas?

By Heather Hollingsworth and Jim Salter | Jan 3
Police and the FBI are investigating whether an argument over an online game prompted a hoax call that led to a house where an officer shot and killed a Kansas man who apparently wasn't involved in the dispute.

Tilt! Old-School Pinball Is No Longer Old-School

By Carrie Antlfinger | Dec 27
The old-school arcade game of pinball is resurging in popularity. Interest has skyrocketed over the last decade or so, with the number of players and competitions growing worldwide

'Pokemon Go' Unleashes its Critters in Apple's AR Playground

Dec 20
"Pokemon Go" is moving into a different dimension on the iPhone, thanks to software that allows the game to play new tricks with its menagerie of digital critters.

That's Cheating! Video Game Companies Suing Crooked Players

By Emery P. Dalesio | Dec 4
Cheating gamers are able to overpower their opponents by using tools that allow them to see through solid objects, impersonate other players and make moves other players cannot, according to one lawsuit.

This Computer Game Comes Thanks to 2 Supreme Court Justices

By Jessia Gresko | Nov 27
The Supreme Court's first female justice, Sandra Day O'Connor, has helped teach millions of students civics through computer games created by an organization she founded. Now the group has translated one of its games into Spanish.

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