Video Games

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March 21, 2019 - 3:47 pm
The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall officials said Thursday after narrowing the field to 12.
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October 23, 2018 - 11:58 am
Video gamers in the United States and elsewhere will soon be able to bet on themselves.
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August 29, 2018 - 5:27 am
Esports organizers say don't blame the games. Executives at the Asian Games have expressed sympathy for the victims of the deadly shooting at a video game tournament in a Florida shopping mall. But Kenneth Fok, president of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation, said the shooting was more a...
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August 27, 2018 - 5:11 am
Marquis Williams and Taylor Poindexter at first thought they heard a balloon popping. When the loud bangs kept coming, the Chicago couple and fellow video gamers attending a weekend tournament recognized them as gunfire and began scrambling for an exit.
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June 18, 2018 - 1:55 pm
Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing.
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March 08, 2018 - 1:45 pm
President Donald Trump is to meet video games company representatives today to discuss violent video game content. The meeting comes in the wake of last month's shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School which 17 people died. "The video games, the movies, the Internet stuff is so violent," Trump said...
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