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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.

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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.
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 – 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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Spokane is a home away from home for Aaron Tippin

If a customer treks 2,205 miles for breakfast, the bistro must be special. Country singer-songwriter Aaron Tippin occasionally flies from his Sparta, Tennessee home to Felts Field and typically lands in the morning so he can chow down on his go-to dish at the airport’s Skyway Cafe.
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Game On: Sonic Frontiers is an invigorating and excellent adventure

I’ve made it no secret that I’ve been a fan of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest memories are of playing his early Sega Genesis titles, and around the time I became more “conscious” – at about 5 years old – I had an absolute blast playing the brand-new Sonic Adventure series with my older sibling.

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