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Game On: The importance of caring for your electronics

Last week, I resurrected a friend’s PlayStation 3. The unit was prone to overheating and would only play a game for about 20 minutes before shutting itself off, so his family stopped playing with it at all. I told my friend I’d give it a look, and it was obvious right away that the console itself wasn’t faulty per se, but that the family simply hadn’t taken good care of it.

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First Friday

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 1, 2022

First Friday is 5-8 p.m. Dec. 2, unless otherwise noted.
A&E >  Entertainment

Game On: The downward spiral of Yuji Naka, Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator arrested for insider trading

On Nov. 17, 57-year-old Yuji Naka, the lead programmer for the original Sonic the Hedgehog, NiGHTS into Dreams, numerous Phantasy Star titles and more, was arrested by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office and charged with violating the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of 2006. Naka is accused of insider trading related to non-public information about the 2020 mobile game Dragon Quest Tact, having allegedly bought 10,000 shares of the developer Aiming before information was made public. He stood to profit $20,000 from flipping the shares.
A&E >  Entertainment

Game On: It’s OK to like unpopular video games

Maybe it’s because Twitter is even more of a toxic cesspool than usual, or perhaps it’s because the nominees for the 2022 Game Awards were announced on Monday, Nov. 14 – whatever the case is, the keyboard warriors are out in droves lately, telling people what media they should or shouldn’t enjoy.

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