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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

Paper Planes and Sand Among 12 Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

Sep 13
No-frills toys including the paper airplane, sand and play food are among 12 finalists vying for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

Facebook Adds Free Games Like 'Pac-Man' to Messenger App

By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 1
Facebook is adding the option to play games with your contacts on the messaging app beginning Tuesday. You can access the feature in the latest version of the app by tapping a game controller icon.

'Skylanders' Adding Custom Characters in Next Installment

By Derrick J. Lang | Jun 4
Activision is introducing the option for "Skylanders" players to create their own characters in the series' fifth installment, which is set to debut Oct. 16.

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

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."

"Coming Out Simulator 2014? Smart, Heartfelt Game

By Rhuaridh Marr | Jul 19
Coming out is tough. Enter, then, "Coming Out Simulator 2014," which not only takes you back to that first time but hands you the keys to someone else's coming out tale.

Virtual Nation Albion Enables Players to Be Gay

By DERRIK J. LANG | Oct 24
While the fight for gay rights remains heated in the United States, same-sex marriage and gays in the military have never been issues in Albion, the virtual nation where "Fable" players battle bandits and other baddies.

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