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It’s pretty easy to say video games have come a long way. It all started with a dot ping-pong’ing from one edge of an oscilloscope to another in “Tennis for Two” in 1958.
GameStop is considering selling some of its shares, a move that would enable the video-game retailer to capitalize on the massive surge in its stock price this year.
It is not uncommon for children to fear the nocturnal world. The creaks at night and the shifting shadows along the bedroom wall intimate to a young person’s mind that the external world is uncontrollable.
The Xbox brand has always been a surprising success. Sure, it has the might of Microsoft behind it, but recent events will tell you capital alone is rarely enough to break into the video game industry.
Jedi Alliance has been closed to visitors since March 15, 2020, when the pandemic hit. A little more than a year later, the temple to all things nerdy has new digs on Broadway Avenue in Spokane Valley, and owner Tyler Arnold is excited to get back to playing.
Japan will not take part in China’s offer to provide vaccines for “participants” in the postponed Tokyo Olympics and next year’s Beijing Winter Games.
For many years, storytelling was often seen as one of the weaker selling points of any video game. It’s not difficult to understand why: “Pong,” “Pac-Man” and “Space Invaders” didn’t exactly contain gripping narratives – or any narratives at all.
Trivia question: When was the last time a high school in the Spokane Public Schools District played an actual home football game?
Barely a month has passed since the birth of my firstborn, and already I have caught him staring in wide-eyed wonder at the television while I game. As a new parent, I have more questions than answers.
On Feb. 17, Nintendo hosted its first full-length “Nintendo Direct” in two years, and fans of first-party titles were left largely disappointed. There were no details regarding the next “The Legend of Zelda” game.
Former gymnastics world champion Chellsie Memmel is making a comeback at age 32.
TORONTO — Canada’s House of Commons voted Monday to declare that China is committing genocide against more than 1 million Uighurs in the western Xinjiang region but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet abstained from the vote.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the in-person competition limited to a dozen finalists who will gather on an ESPN campus at Walt Disney World in Florida, Scripps announced Monday.
The first-person shooter has come a long way since its inception with the release of “Wolfenstein 3D” in 1992. The genre achieved mainstream success with 1993’s “Doom” to become a popular medium for telling bombastic stories.
A text last week from Anton signaled a return to last year’s routine, sans the 6,000 fans. “Anton texted in a family group text, ‘Anybody interested in coming to the game next week?’ ” said Deon, excitement building in his voice. “Hell yeah, put me down.’ I don’t know how many can go but we’re trying to get the four of us.”
Yoshiro Mori's replacement as president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee is expected to be named very quickly. The 83-year-old former prime minister was forced to step down last week after making demeaning remarks about women.
Thanks to the pandemic, there are less options to celebrate Valentine's Day. Instead of diving into your phone or cruising through Netflix while stuck at home, why not connect as a couple playing board or card games?
Call me a pessimist, but so far 2021 isn’t shaping up to be the best year for video games. I’m not surprised – the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 were released in November, and, in the past 15 years, it seems there are rarely killer apps immediately available.
Behind GameStop's stock surge is the grim reality of its prospects: The video game retailer is floundering even as the industry around it is booming.
Video game maker EA Sports announced Tuesday that it is bringing back its college football series, which was shelved eight years ago after the NCAA was sued for not sharing revenue from the game with college athletes.