Video Games

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Looking For Angry Birds

Outside of California, there is no greater market for video game development than Texas — and the market in north Texas is hefty.

06/14/2013

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Microsoft Hypes Next-Gen Xbox One Games At E3

The upcoming console’s cloud computing capabilities were demonstrated by fleshing out dense environments in third-person open-world games like the zombie-fighting sequel “Dead Rising 3″.

06/14/2013

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GameStop’s Q1 Net Income Falls 25 Percent

GameStop said that its first-quarter net income fell 25 percent as revenue declined, but results at the world’s biggest video game retailer surpassed Wall Street’s expectations.

05/23/2013

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Sony Shows Off PlayStation 4 Capabilities

Sony showed off what the PlayStation 4 can do, but not what it will look like. The electronics giant talked about its upcoming game console and said that it will go on sale this holiday season.

02/21/2013

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Study: Better TV Might Improve Kids’ Behavior

Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers’ behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found.

02/18/2013

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Xbox 360 Still Most Popular Gaming Console

Research firm NPD released its game-market sales for January on Thursday. Microsoft led U.S. console sales for the 25th consecutive month, tallying 281,000 units sold.

02/15/2013

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Biden Seeks Video Game Industry Input On Guns

Vice President Joe Biden is reaching out to the video game industry as the White House seeks to assemble proposals to combat gun violence in response to last month’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.

01/11/2013

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GameStop Reports Lower Holiday Sales

Shares of GameStop tumbled Tuesday after the world’s largest video game retailer reported lower holiday sales, and said its Q4 earnings would be at the low end of its guidance.

01/08/2013

Gamer Community Not Happy With NRA’s Statement On Gun Control

North Texan Defends Video Games Against Claims of Links t

12/22/2012

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Facebook’s Top 25 Games From 2012

Games can be both a welcome and an annoying diversion on Facebook, the world’s most popular online social network.

12/05/2012

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Amazon Launches Kindle Content For Kids

Amazon is launching a subscription service for children’s games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices.

12/05/2012

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“Halo 4” Sales Topped $220 Million In 24 Hours

“Halo 4,” the latest installation of Microsoft’s video game franchise, has proven that Master Chief is still king. Microsoft reported that sales reached $220 million in 24 hours.

11/13/2012

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