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Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match
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Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match

Google's decision to transform Google Maps into a playground for fans of the retro video game proves that the best ideas don't have to be new ideas.
Carly Okyle
3 Principles of Video Games That Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur
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3 Principles of Video Games That Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Don't dismiss this popular and growing medium as a waste of time, they hold the potential to boost the skills you need to succeed.
Tor Constantino
Why Nintendo Is Entering the Mobile Games Business
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Why Nintendo Is Entering the Mobile Games Business

Mario, Link, and Donkey Kong will be heading to smartphones and tablets for the first time.
John Gaudiosi
Angry Birds Maker Bets on Animated Movie as Profit Drops
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Angry Birds Maker Bets on Animated Movie as Profit Drops

Finnish mobile games company Rovio has its hopes on a costly 3-D movie project.
Microsoft to Face Lawsuit Over Xbox 360 Design Defect Claims
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Microsoft to Face Lawsuit Over Xbox 360 Design Defect Claims

A federal appeals court ruled that Xbox owners in the U.S. can indeed sue for damages as a group.
Super Mario to Go Mobile as Nintendo Ventures Into Smartphone Games
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Super Mario to Go Mobile as Nintendo Ventures Into Smartphone Games

The move comes as investors call for the Japanese video game maker to boost revenue by taking iconic characters to players who are increasingly shunning its consoles.
Sony to Launch Streaming TV Service in Two Weeks
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Sony to Launch Streaming TV Service in Two Weeks

The entertainment juggernaut will reportedly roll out its inaugural cord-cutter offering in Chicago, New York and Philadelphia.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Get Ready for Microsoft to Rev Up the Global Minecraft Machine
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Get Ready for Microsoft to Rev Up the Global Minecraft Machine

Can a kids' game turn the ailing tech giant around?
Ryan Holmes
For Video Game Developers, These Are the 10 Most Successful States
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For Video Game Developers, These Are the 10 Most Successful States

The video game industry grew four times faster than the American economy.
John Gaudiosi
Unstoppable Nostalgia: Netflix Said to Be Developing a 'Legend of Zelda' Series
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Unstoppable Nostalgia: Netflix Said to Be Developing a 'Legend of Zelda' Series

Netflix and Nintendo are reportedly working together to develop the game into a show.
Nina Zipkin
After $2.3 Billion Facebook Buy, Oculus's 22-Year-Old Founder Allowed Himself This Single Splurge
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After $2.3 Billion Facebook Buy, Oculus's 22-Year-Old Founder Allowed Himself This Single Splurge

Palmer Luckey seems largely disinterested in materialism, but he did buy himself this one very expensive thing.
Geoff Weiss
The Innovation Challenge Facing Startups in Crowded Industries
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The Innovation Challenge Facing Startups in Crowded Industries

A startup has to rewrite the rules to thrive in fiercely competitive, established markets.
Yoav Vilner
Is the Best-Selling Video Game Losing Steam?
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Is the Best-Selling Video Game Losing Steam?

Sales numbers for the latest version of this popular game are down significantly year-over-year. Did investors see this drop coming?
Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92
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Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92

The man known as the 'father of video games' never stopped inventing.
Nina Zipkin