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  • 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...
  • Black Friday hours and ads

    Black Friday hours and ads
    Get ready for the biggest shopping events of the year: Black Friday 2012. Chicago Shopping found the best Black Friday deals and the most up-to-date information on where to shop for those important holiday gifts. Read on for a list of major retailers'...
  • 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.  ...
  • Tony Dungy doesn’t “buy into” Jacksonville Jaguars yet

     
    Discussing the NFL results before the Pittsburgh Steelers-Baltimore Ravens game, NBC football analyst Tony Dungy told his comrades that despite the Jacksonville Jaguars' convincing 17-6 over the Tennessee Titans he doesn't buy into the Jags quite yet....
  • Smurf app for iPhone, iPad accused of encouraging kids (and adults) to go on Smurf spending sprees

     
    Smurfs, those cute little blue cartoon dwarfs inspired by the trolls in Nordic fairy tales and beloved by kids (and childish adults, you know who you are) since the 1950s, are arguably one of the greatest gifts Belgium ever bestowed......
  • Viacom, Harmonix former shareholders in fight over Rock Band payments worth hundreds of millions [updated]

     
    Viacom Inc. and the original owners of the studio that makes its Rock Band video games are enmeshed in a legal battle, wrangling over hundreds of millions of dollars at the same time that sales of the games are plummeting.......
  • Dr. Dre partners with Mafia Wars to sell 'Kush'

     
    Plans to whet our appetites for the decade's most anticipated rap album have gotten a Face(book) lift lately, thanks to Dr. Dre's recent partnership with Mafia Wars. Zynga, the game's San Francisco-based developer, announced Friday that Dre's new single,...
  • Panthers offer money back guarantee on January games

     
    The Florida Panthers are so confident the game experience ??? not necessarily the result on the ice ??? at BankAtlantic Center is so enjoyable, they???re offering individual ticket-buyers a money-back guarantee on the nine home games in January....
  • Rock Band maker Harmonix sold by Viacom to private investment firm

     
    Viacom Inc. has found an unlikely buyer for Harmonix Music Systems, creator of its Rock Band video games. The media giant announced Thursday that it has sold Cambridge, Mass.-based Harmonix to Columbus Nova, a private investment firm based in New......