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  • Indie video games are on the menu at Bit Bash

    Indie video games are on the menu at Bit Bash
    The recent barcade boom proves there’s a large appetite for vintage video games in Chicago. But will beer-sipping locals step away from “Donkey Kong” long enough to try their hand at new types of interactive entertainment? That’s...
  • Digital Savant: A few more TV options for cord cutters

    AUSTIN, Texas I wonder if the next area of hot tech products will be aimed directly at cord-cutters of cable and satellite TV services. In June, a service called Aereo that operated in Austin was dealt a Supreme Court setback and suspended operations....
  • Microsoft nears deal to buy Minecraft maker Mojang: WSJ

    Microsoft nears deal to buy Minecraft maker Mojang: WSJ
    Microsoft Corp is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular "Minecraft" video game, The Wall Street Journal said, citing a person with knowledge of the matter. The deal is be valued at more than $2 billion and...
  • Amazon's tax maneuvers stir up storm in U.K.

    LONDON Andrew Cecil couldn't look more uncomfortable. It's Nov. 12, 2012, and Cecil, Amazon.com's director of public policy in Europe, is being grilled by the Public Accounts Committee in the House of Commons in Parliament. Charred may be a better word....
  • Electric series generates plenty of buzz

    LONDON (Reuters) - Alejandro Agag, the man leading the world's first all-electric car racing series, laughingly describes himself as an 'old petrolhead' who likes a bit of noise. The joke stops there, however. The 43-year-old chief executive has silenced...
  • EA Tiburon eyes expanded focus as it celebrates 20 years

    EA Tiburon eyes expanded focus as it celebrates 20 years
    EA Tiburon, part of the Electronic Arts video game company, is eying an expanded focus in its Maitland office, which has been dedicated to sports games, as it celebrates 20 years in business. Daryl Holt, executive with EA in Maitland, said the company...
  • Gamergate-related controversy reveals ugly side of gaming community

     
    THE PLAYER This column is usually dedicated to discussing video games, but in the past week and a half, you’d […]...
  • Restaurant review: Laughing Bird ★★

    Restaurant review: Laughing Bird  ★&#9733
    Three-month-old Laughing Bird isn't really a Filipino restaurant, though it includes many dishes from that part of the world, and it's not fully an American restaurant, despite the presence of crispy pork belly, steak and mesclun salad on the menu. What...
  • European clubs refuse to rule out summer World Cup in 2022

    GENEVA (Reuters) - European football clubs have refused to rule out a summer World Cup in Qatar in 2022, saying they want to be given "strong, decisive" reasons before accepting a decision to move it to a different time of year. The European Clubs'...
  • Bits and pieces

    DESIGNER NOTE: Photos available here: http://bitbashchicago.com/presskit/#images https://twitter.com/BitBashChicago/media . The recent barcade boom proves there's a large appetite for vintage video games in Chicago. But will beer-sipping locals...
  • A game that lets you do the heavy lifting

    It is difficult to describe "Hohokum" to a video game fan. The game avoids much of the trappings and language that define video games. Instead, it is better explained in terms more commonly found in discussions of music and art. And yet it is very much...