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Video Game Uses Philly to Host Its Repressive World of 2029

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Are you willing to fight for the city you love, Philadelphians? To take it back from the repressive foreign overlords who've occupied City Hall, seized all media control, banished the rank and file to decimated districts on the fringes of town? This is not a test of our emergency response system. This is the premise of a dystopian-themed, high budget video game, "Homefront: The Revolution," launching Tuesday and already creating a buzz among ... more

3 Veterans Explain How They Landed Their Dream Jobs With Blizzard

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This article by HIREPURPOSE originally appeared on Task & Purpose, a digital news and culture publication dedicated to military and veterans issues. Hirepurpose chatted with three vets to find out what makes Blizzard such a great place to work and how they got there. Named one of Fortune magazine’s Best Places to Work, Blizzard inspires great pride in their employees — 96% are proud to say they work at the gaming company behind such hits as ... more

Samsung Gear Expands Virtual-Reality Arsenal

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Virtual reality specialist Oculus is trying to dazzle consumers by adding more entertainment and educational options to the Samsung Gear headset in hopes of transforming the technological curiosity into a cultural phenomenon. The new selections announced Wednesday include "Nomads," a three-dimensional video series from Felix & Paul Studios that examines wayfaring lifestyles in remote parts of the world. There's also an up... more

Virtual Reality’s Rocky Start

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Nothing will come easy for the introduction of virtual reality. The hardware demands are steep, the units are expensive, the technology is still evolving, and plenty of naysayers are calling it the next 3DTV or the cynical byproduct of a tech industry looking for another item to market down the throats of gamers everywhere. It doesn’t help when both Oculus and HTC Vive launch with supply problems that quite frankly are embarrassing. People no... more

'Space Invaders' Among 6 Inducted to Video Game Hall of Fame

In this April 21, 2016 photo provided by The Strong museum in Rochester, N.Y., the 2016 inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame are displayed. From top left, clockwise, are "Grand Theft Auto III," "Space Invaders," "Sonic

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A video game that had players zapping space aliens with lasers and another that put them in covered wagons in 1848 have been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, along with four other games recognized for their influence on gaming and pop culture. "Space Invaders" and "The Oregon Trail," along with "Grand Theft Auto III," ''Sonic the Hedgehog," ''The Legend of Zelda" and "The Sims," make up the class of 2016... more

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