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“Angry Birds: Star Wars” Launching November 8

“Angry Birds” and “Star Wars” are on a gaming collision course that is sure to please the fans on both sides. Rovio and Lucasfilm announced Monday that “Angry Birds: Star Wars” will launch worldwide on November 8.

10/09/2012

The word game app Words With Friends is shown being played on an iPhone. (credit: Phil Stauskas/KTVT/KTXA)

Stars Battle In “Words With Friends” Tournament

Edward Norton, Jonah Hill, Snoop Dogg and several other stars are slated to play in a celebrity tournament of the popular online game “Words With Friends” for charity.

09/26/2012

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EA Sports Sued For Using NCAA Athlete Images

Emails unsealed as part of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, EA Sports and the CLC indicate the characteristics of players were knowingly used in video games.

09/20/2012

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Plano Game Company Releases “Borderlands 2”

Plano game developer Gearbox Software and 2K Games have delivered a unique experience in “Borderlands 2,” a true sequel in every sense.

09/19/2012

Viral Video: “Assassin’s Creed” Meets Parkour

Check out this wild video of a man performing parkour stunts dressed in a full “Assassin’s Creed” costume!

09/10/2012

GameStop workers Patrick Moulin and Brandon Khan get ready to sell copies of the highly-anticipated video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" at a store on November 9, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

GameStop’s Q2 Income Falls As Sales Slow

The world’s biggest video game retailer has reported a 32 percent decline in its second-quarter net income. Gamestop said that sales slowed because not enough games came out.

08/16/2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #5 Degree Chevrolet, talks with Danica Patrick, driver of the #7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 13, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Patrick Battles Earnhardt For Video Game Cover

Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans will square off in the next round of the “Drive for the Cover” competition for the fall’s new NASCAR video game.

06/19/2012

A screenshot from the video game "SimCity." (credit: Electronic Arts)

Video Games Helping Teens Grasp Economics

Many students are immersed in the concepts of economics, but some studies show that the internet generation may be able to better grasp the topic with help from online gaming.

05/17/2012

A scene from the children's online multiplayer game "Pirate 101." (credit: KingsIsle Entertainment)

From Wizards To Pirates For Plano Game Maker

KingsIsle Entertainment, maker of a popular multiplayer game for kids, is unveiling its second title, “Pirate 101,” inspired by its other game, “Wizard 101.”

04/25/2012

Two data CDs reflect light. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Amazon Accepting CD Trade-Ins For Store Credit

Amazon announced that their trade-in program will now accept CDs. Previously, customers were only able to trade in electronics, books and games.

04/12/2012

"Angry Birds" plush toys sit on display at Toy Fair 2011 at Olympia Exhibition Centre on January 25, 2011 in London, England. (credit: Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

New Game Launches “Angry Birds” Into Space

The mobile game “Angry Birds” has been downloaded 700 million times in about two years. Now, birds and pigs are heading into zero gravity.

03/22/2012

GameStop workers Patrick Moulin and Brandon Khan get ready to sell copies of the highly-anticipated video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" at a store on November 9, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

GameStop’s Q4 Profit Falls On Charges

GameStop, the world’s largest video game retailer, said its fourth-quarter profit dropped 27 percent, pulled down by hefty charges and lower sales.

03/22/2012

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