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Holidaying Frog Game Finds Fans Among China's Harried Youth

| By Shanshan Wang | Feb 15
Wang Zhuyin studies 10 hours a day preparing for a series of tests to obtain a U.S. physician's license. But like millions of young Chinese adults, the 26-year-old has found a new way to cope with the pressure: An online game about a frog.

Mario and Minions? Illumination to Co-Produce Nintendo Film

| By Yuri Kageyama | Feb 1
Mario is getting together with the Minions.

Did Online Gaming Dispute Spark 'Swatting,' Shooting of Innocent Man in Kansas?

| By Heather Hollingsworth and Jim Salter | Jan 3
Police and the FBI are investigating whether an argument over an online game prompted a hoax call that led to a house where an officer shot and killed a Kansas man who apparently wasn't involved in the dispute.

Tilt! Old-School Pinball Is No Longer Old-School

| By Carrie Antlfinger | Dec 27
The old-school arcade game of pinball is resurging in popularity. Interest has skyrocketed over the last decade or so, with the number of players and competitions growing worldwide

'Pokemon Go' Unleashes its Critters in Apple's AR Playground

| Dec 20
"Pokemon Go" is moving into a different dimension on the iPhone, thanks to software that allows the game to play new tricks with its menagerie of digital critters.

That's Cheating! Video Game Companies Suing Crooked Players

| By Emery P. Dalesio | Dec 4
Cheating gamers are able to overpower their opponents by using tools that allow them to see through solid objects, impersonate other players and make moves other players cannot, according to one lawsuit.

This Computer Game Comes Thanks to 2 Supreme Court Justices

| By Jessia Gresko | Nov 27
The Supreme Court's first female justice, Sandra Day O'Connor, has helped teach millions of students civics through computer games created by an organization she founded. Now the group has translated one of its games into Spanish.

European Union Funds Video Game to Combat LGBTphobic and Racist Bullying

| By Brittany Ferrendi | Nov 22
The European Union funded £22,000 ($29,119) to The University of the West Scotland for a research product to "study the impact of using serious gaming technology in curbing prejudice-based bullying among children."

Video Game Enabling Fantasy Pipeline Attacks Draws Fire

| By John Flesher | Oct 27
A video game developed by a Michigan State University assistant professor supports "eco-terrorism" by enabling players to zap imaginary oil pipelines with lightning bolts, an industry group said Wednesday.

Roku Cuts Price on Top Streaming Player to Counter Apple TV

| By Michael Liedtke | Oct 4
Emboldened by a successful IPO, Roku is reducing the price on the next generation of its best video streaming player in an attempt to fend off competitive threats from Apple and Amazon.

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