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  • Maryland's embarrassing slots giveaway

    Maryland's embarrassing slots giveaway
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and Maryland's legislators should be embarrassed at the gambling bill they are sending to voters this November. In their rush to move ahead with an expansion of Maryland's gambling program before the current one is fully up and...
  • Game console price war ahead, analyst predicts

    Gamers could become winners in a price war this holiday as console manufacturers slug it out for scarce consumer dollars, according to a report released this week.  With Nintendo due to release its next-generation Wii U game console on Nov. 18 at...
  • Friday Buffet: Bravo, 8-bit 'Community'

    Friday Buffet: Bravo, 8-bit 'Community'
    News Roundup •••• Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios, which released “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning” in February, is in financial hot water with the state of Rhode Island. Taking cash from the...
  • 100 days of summer

    100 days of summer
    Looking for something to do this summer? Whether you're looking for relaxation, a good meal, respite from the heat or adventure, there are a wide range of activities to help make the most of your summer. Here are 100 from which to choose: May Silver...
  • Gaming grows up: A video game revolution

    Gaming grows up: A video game revolution
    The video game is 40. Its exact birthday is arguable. Cultural historians likely would date its origins further back, roughly a decade or two; prototypes of arcade games flourished in university computer labs in the 1950s. But “Pong,” the...
  • Illinois Lottery website down temporarily during Mega Millions sales

    Illinois Lottery website down temporarily during Mega Millions sales
    The Illinois Lottery’s website, which now allows online sales, went down for about 30 minutes Friday afternoon, preventing some players from buying tickets for the record-breaking Mega Millions game where the jackpot is a record $640 million.  ...
  • Zynga, lately on a buying spree, takes out $1-billion credit facility

     
    Zynga, which has been acquiring developers left and right, took out a $1 billion line of credit in July....
  • Sony to launch PlayStation Vita in Japan in December

     
    Sony will launch its next-generation handheld gaming console, the PlayStation Vita, in Japan on Dec. 17 and debut it in other countries next year, reports say. The Vita, expected to be a strong competitor to Nintendo's 3DS gaming console, will...
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: A real-life threat of violence?

     
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 release: Activision calls video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 a "white-knuckle" experience. There were white knuckles in Denver as one fan reportedly threatened to blow up the place when he didn't get his game....
  • Barnes & Noble's new Nook: A $249 tablet with e-reader bones

     
    The new Nook tablet, which retails for $249, is now available for pre-order and should begin shipping next week, well in advance of the holiday shopping season....
  • Video game industry won't set high score in 2011

     
    This is not a high scoring year for video games. With total revenue for physical game sales up only 1% at just over $1 billion in October, the business will likely end the year flat to down 2% compared with 2010, according to researchers at the NPD Group....