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Iconic 'Guitar Hero' video game gets the ax

(AP) -- These days, guns are more popular than guitars, at least when it comes to video games. The company behind "Guitar Hero" said Wednesday that it is pulling the plug on one of the most influential video game titles ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Blockbusters rule E3 video game kingdom

Blockbuster titles and powerhouse consoles will rule as video game makers from around the world meet in Los Angeles this week for the premier Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

Jun 06, 2011
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A bumpy road to 'Modern Warfare 3'

(AP) -- Behind a pair of nondescript black doors on the second floor of an angular office building along an unremarkable stretch of Ventura Boulevard is the headquarters for "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" ...

Nov 08, 2011
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Activision bets on online play for 'Call of Duty'

(AP) -- Activision knows it's more fun to blast on-screen enemies into oblivion with friends, so this fall it's launching an online service for its "Call of Duty" games that's part Facebook, part player matchmaker ...

May 31, 2011
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Biden voices interest in new technology for guns

Vice President Joe Biden says he's interested in technology that would keep a gun from being fired by anyone other than the person who bought it. He says evidence shows such technology may have curtailed ...

Jan 11, 2013
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US gun debate: Video game industry defends itself

(AP)—The video game industry, blamed by some for fostering a culture of violence, defended its practices at a White House meeting exploring how to prevent horrific shootings like the recent Connecticut ...

Jan 12, 2013
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Tokyo Game Show kicks off with turnaround hopes

(AP) -- The Tokyo Game Show, billed as the world's largest computer entertainment fest, kicked off Thursday with hopes that depressed sales of game consoles will enjoy a holiday resurrection.

Sep 24, 2009
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