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  • World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists

    March 28, 2017 10:42 AM

    ROCHESTER - The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports," that made gamers out of grandparents. The hall of fame at The Strong museum... more »
  • 2 'Pokemon Go' players plunge off Calif. cliff

    July 14, 2016 4:48 PM

    NEW YORK - Authorities say two men who were playing "Pokemon Go" fell off an ocean bluff in Southern California. Encinitas firefighters say the men climbed through a fence Wednesday afternoon while playing the digital-monster cellphone game. One man fell about 50 feet down the side of the unstable bluff... more »
  • Florida dad admits killing 6-year-old son while playing video games

    June 30, 2016 6:19 PM

    ENGLEWOOD - A Florida man who kept playing videogames after pinning his 6-year-old son to the couch on Christmas Eve has pleaded guilty to killing the boy. The Herald Tribune reports that 31-year-old James Dearman pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated manslaughter of a child in the death of his son... more »
  • Man sought for card fraud at game store

    September 21, 2015 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a photo of a man who almost went on a spending spree recently with a fake card at a video game store in Baton Rouge. Police said on Aug. 25 the man tried to buy about $436 worth of merchandise from the GameStop on... more »
  • Sony's PlayStation network still out; Xbox back online

    December 26, 2014 4:27 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Sony's PlayStation network remains offline in an outage that began as video game players unwrapped new consoles on Christmas. Microsoft's Xbox Live service, which had also gone down, is back online but the company says some applications aren't fully functioning. A Twitter account that calls itself Lizard... more »
  • Tech Park gets $262K grant from Microsoft

    November 21, 2014 11:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Technology Park received a six-figure technology grant from Microsoft Friday, the largest software grant the incubator has received since it started operations in 2001. Spokesperson Jesse Hoggard said the $262,000 grant includes software and support for Tech Park programs, and will support video game... more »
  • BR video game developer seeks funding Play Video

    September 15, 2014 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An independent video game developer in Baton Rouge has a few days left to raise money for his game. In the game "Nefarious" you're not the hero. Instead, you play a villain dead set on kidnapping the princess and keeping her away from the hero. The... more »

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