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  • Tetris in the sky: Gamers play on Philly building

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sam Robinson said it's been about 15 years since he last played the videogame Tetris on a Game Boy. On Saturday night, he played it on the side of a skyscraper. Robinson, 30, was among the hundreds of Tetris fans who had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the...

  • School, county cut ribbon on game-design incubator

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Prince William County and George Mason University are cutting the ribbon on a game-design incubator that officials hope will allow them to tap into the $80 billion industry of making video games and simulators. The county is touting the Simulation and Game Institute as a...

  • Preview: 'Candy Crush' maker King to go public

    NEW YORK (AP) — King Digital, the company behind the wildly mobile game "Candy Crush Saga," is scheduled to make its debut on the New York Stock Exchange this week. The company could be valued as high as $7.6 billion if its initial public offering prices at $24 per share, the upper end of its...

  • Landfill search for 'E.T.' video game halted

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico environmental regulators are blocking two companies from digging up an Alamogordo landfill in search of a rumored cache of what some consider the worst Atari video game of all time. The Alamogordo News reports (http://bit.ly/1kLNXjD) "E.T. The...

  • 'Last of Us' wins big at Game Developers Awards

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "The Last of Us" won the top honor at the Game Developers Choice Awards. The gripping post-apocalyptic survival saga created by developer Naughty Dog for the PlayStation 3 picked up the game of the year trophy Wednesday at the 14th annual ceremony. "The Last of Us" also...



From the Weekly Standard

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    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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