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NCAA Tournament: Five things to look for in Friday’s games

1. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Or Weekend for some folks. Too bad NCAA didn’t reward us with Notre Dame playing today. We’ll take Brian Patrick, complementary player for Kansas State, as designated Patrick to root for. 2. Speaking of Irish ...

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Amazon Creates 3 Games for Twitch Fans

Photo A Twitch booth at a video game trade fair in Cologne, Germany. Amazon bought Twitch for $ 1 billion in 2014. Credit Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg SEATTLE — Amazon paid about $ 1 billion two years ago to acquire Twitch, the ...

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Video Games Allow Characters More Varied Sexual Identities

“We want the game to provoke an emotional response and convey a deliberate message,” said Edward John, one of its developers, who asked for his last name to be omitted, citing safety concerns from those who might oppose the game. ...

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Chinese Group to Pay $4.4 Billion for Caesars’ Mobile Games

HONG KONG — Gambling may be illegal in mainland China, but that is not stopping Chinese tech investors from betting on casino-style mobile games. In the most recent example in a growing trend of big deals for smartphone-based games, a ...

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Video Games Where Hearts, Not Guns, Drive the Action

Photo The new video game “Firewatch,” set in the Wyoming wilderness, is an interactive drama. Credit Campo Santo One of the top-selling video games of the past month or so doesn’t have any shooting or puzzles, and almost no jumping. ...

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App Smart: Mobile Games to Make Time Fly

WHAT are the best mobile games to play these days? I decided to find out recently when a train I was riding came to an unexpected stop between two stations and there was no cellphone signal. That meant no Internet ...

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‘Hunger Games’ star Jena Malone pregnant with first child

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 10:38 PM Steve Granitz/WireImage Jena Malone has a baby on the way! The “Hunger Games” star shared her baby news with fans Wednesday on Instagram with a photo that showed her cradling ...

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St. John’s falls in Big East opener, skid now at four games

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, December 31, 2015, 5:12 PM Corey Sipkin/New York Daily News Geoffrey Groselle scored 22 points and continued his torrid shooting pace Thursday, leading Creighton past St. John’s 80-70 in the Big East opener for both teams. ...

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Bruins’ Marchand suspended 3 games, to miss Winter Classic

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, December 31, 2015, 8:11 AM NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand was suspended three games without pay, including the Winter Classic, by the NHL on Wednesday for clipping Ottawa defenseman Mark Borowiecki. Winslow ...

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The 50 best video games of 2015

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 1:56 PM Just when you thought video games couldn’t push any further, they did. It was that kind of gaming year in 2015. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 were known quantities, ...

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