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From Fake Guitars to Collectible Toys, Gifts for Any Gamer

PERSONAL TECH | By Lou Kesten | Nov 24
Video-game players aren't that difficult to shop for. Let's face it: It's an expensive hobby, and most gamers have something on their list that they've set aside in the hopes that Santa might deliver.

Worlds Collide for Creators of 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Game

VIDEO GAMES | By Derrik J. Lang | Nov 20
The developers of "Star Wars: Battlefront" got off to a rocky start when building a level based on the upcoming blockbuster "The Force Awakens."

Game Review: 'Call of Duty' Cyber War Still Gets Bloody

VIDEO GAMES | By Lou Kesten | Nov 15
It's 2065, and while most of the fighting is done by drones and robots, there's still a role for cybernetically modified humans on the battlefield.

'Assassin's Creed' Calls on Historian for London Edition

VIDEO GAMES | By Derrik J. Lang | Oct 25
Judith Flanders has never played video games, so no one was more surprised than the historian herself when she was approached by the developers of the "Assassin's Creed" franchise.

Review: Activision's 'Guitar Hero' Reboot Kicks Out the Jams

VIDEO GAMES | By Lou Kesten | Oct 24
I've been to dozens of rock concerts, and there are a few things I've always wondered: What's it like to perform in front of a stadium full of adoring fans? "Guitar Hero Live" tries to answer those questions.

At A Virtual Reality Expo, VR Comes in Many Forms

VIDEO GAMES | By Derrik J. Lang | Aug 30
At the third annual VRLA, a gathering of VR creators and enthusiasts in Southern California, the immersive technology transported more than 2,000 attendees to other countries, worlds and dimensions.

'Until Dawn' Adds Clever Twists to Teen Horror Genre

CULTURE | By Lou Kesten | Aug 27
Years of horror movies have taught us the proper response to an invitation to spend a weekend at a cabin in the woods: No thanks.The kids in "Until Dawn" have even more reason to stay home: The last time they went, two of their friends vanished.

Video Gaming Championship Attracts Sold-Out Crowd

Fans filled New York's Madison Square Garden for the League of Legends North American Championship.

Backlash Forces Google to Ditch Anti-Gay Shooting Game, 'Ass Hunter'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 24
After a backlash over its virtually murderous, anti-gay app, Google has removed "Ass Hunter," a game from the Android store that advocates killing gay men for sport.

Video Game Company to Fix Anti-Gay 'Glitch' in 'Sims 4'

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 9
Officials from video game company Electronic Arts announced this week that it would fix an anti-gay "glitch" in its newly released computer game "The Sims 4."

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