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Take Me Out to the Screen: VR Baseball a Hit

| By Ronald Blum | Jul 11
The 13-year-old will never catch a 104 mph pitch from Aroldis Chapman. But at the All-Star FanFest, he felt what it's like to be Buster Posey snagging virtual strikes.

Video of Gaming Seattle Officer Discussing Shooting Removed

| Jun 27
After an online outcry, a Seattle Police Department video in which an officer playing a video game discussed the recent fatal police shooting of a pregnant mother has been removed from social media.

From Bleeps of 'Pong' and 'Mario,' Game Music Comes of Age

| By John Leicester | Jun 17
The electronic bleeps and squawks of "Tetris," ''Donkey Kong" and other generation-shaping games that you may never have thought of as musical are increasingly likely to be playing at a philharmonic concert hall near you.

Video Game Hall of Fame Adds 'Halo: Combat Evolved,' 3 More

| By Carolyn Thompson | May 7
The science fiction shooter game that enthralled a legion of fans after its 2001 launch with the Xbox system is one of four games to be inducted into the hall Thursday.

Game Developers Look To China As A New Market For Gay Games

| By Tucker Berardi | Apr 30
Developers are working toward creating a "pink economy," a business model that caters to the LGBT community. The market for LGBT content is growing, and businesses are scrambling to secure their place in the new territory.

'Religious Hatred?' In Russia, Playing Video Games in Church Can Get You Sent Up for 3½ Years

| Apr 30
Russian prosecutors requested a 3½ year prison sentence Friday for a blogger charged with inciting religious hatred for playing "Pokemon Go" in a church.

Coming Out Swinging: Fans and Developers Push to Make Blockbuster Games More Inclusive

| By Tucker Berardi | Apr 29
When people think about social progression and equal rights, the video game industry is certainly not the first place considered to be a forefront of change - if it is even considered at all.

Thumbs-Up for Electronic Sports at the 2022 Asian Games

| Apr 20
Video gaming will be featured as a full sport at the 2022 Asian Games, with competitors in electronic sports set to receive medals for their digital prowess.

Supreme Court Sympathetic to Microsoft in Xbox Owners' Suit

| By Jessica Gresko | Mar 24
The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday that it is sympathetic to Microsoft Corp. in a dispute with disgruntled owners of the Xbox 360 video-game system.

Turning James Joyce's 'Ulysses' Into A Virtual Reality Game

| By Philip Marcelo | Mar 20
Students are developing a virtual reality game based on James Joyce's "Ulysses" as part of a class at Boston College.

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