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Ringing Colors: A Look at the History of the Bell Game in Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) — The Centennial High School Bulldogs and Central High School Wildcats will race onto the field at Dutch Clark Stadium Friday night to the roars of the crowd that have marked the occasion for decades in Pueblo. And football players participating in the 71st Bell Game have more than their win-loss record […]

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10 most powerful mythical rare cards in gaming history

As the oldest collectible card game of all time, Magic: The Gathering currently has over twenty thousand unique cards that players can use in their decks. Cards come in a variety of forms and in a variety of rarities. While when the game first launched in 1993 each booster came with a rare card, in […]

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Yankees vs. Red Sox Wildcard Game: History of the AL East Rivalry in the MLB Playoffs

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox were able to avoid the drama and pressure of extra regular season games after taking care of business on Sunday, establishing another chapter in their storied rivalry in the AL Wild Card round. . The Yankees send ace Gerrit Cole to the mound while the Red Sox […]

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10th Biggest Powerball Jackpot in Gaming History for Saturday

Will you be the next Seacoast Powerball jackpot winner? There have been 11 Powerball jackpot winning tickets (plus a MegaMillions jackpot) sold in New Hampshire since Powerball first became available in 1995, including three on the Seacoast. Saturday’s Powerball jackpot reaches an annuity value of $ 635 million ($ 450 million in cash). It is […]

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At $ 570 million, Powerball climbs to eighth place in gaming history

A lucky winner managed to defy the odds and walked out of a richer $ 50,000 Phoenix grocery store Monday night. The winning ticket was sold at a Fry’s Food and Drug Store located at 4724 N. 20th St. The winner found four of five numbers and the Powerball number. The winning numbers for Monday […]

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7 first NFL quarterbacks who changed the game

NFL quarterbacks before 1960 played by different rules than their modern counterparts, who play a much more steeply angled game to favor the offense. But these pre-1960 quarterbacks, all inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, stood out for their excellence and paved the way for today’s stars. 1. Benny Friedman (1927-1934) Benny Friedman, […]

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The 10 Scariest Settings In Horror Game History

What are the most important elements of any horror gaming experience? Well-executed scares are a must, as are terrifying monsters and haunting sound design. While these elements are essential, of course, the glue that holds any horror experience together is the setting in which these scares occur. RELATED: 9 Underrated 2000s Horror Games You Need […]

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Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts Game History

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts have played in 53 games all-time, including the playoffs. The Colts lead the series 35-18. They split the series in each of the past two seasons. In 2020, the Titans and Colts played two games in three weeks. In the Nov. 12 first meeting, a nationally […]

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New book shines a light on women who paved the way in video game history

Mary Kenney found inspiration writing Playful Girls and hope current and future female game developers will do so as well. Picture: Salini Perera / Mary Kenney / Kotaku It’s a fact: the women who helped shape the video game industry often go unrecognized, hidden from history by popular narratives and male-centric scholarship. Mary Kenney, narrative […]

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8 college football coaches who changed the game

College football has been a staple of American culture for more than half a century longer than the NFL. The professional game owes much of its success to the foundation built by collegiate sports. A range of college coaches have transformed the game on and off the pitch. From Yale’s Walter Camp to Alabama’s Nick […]

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The 10 best cats in video game history

What’s better than humans in video games? Animals in video games! Although there are many fantastic characters from other species, there are always a few who play a lot in the game world. One of the most common species you see is cats, ranging from loyal companions to independent characters. RELATED: Pokemon: The Cat’s Strongest […]

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The best original metal tapes in video game history

Soundtracks can easily be overlooked in video game development, but they have always been extremely important in other types of media such as movies and TV shows. With the evolution of games and its departure from a strictly visual activity towards storytelling, world building, immersive campaigns, the development of a soundtrack that complements the game […]

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PlayStation records best Q1 revenue in video game history

Recently, we announced that Nintendo had reached the major sales milestone of 800 million consoles, with the Switch outselling the PS3. However, PlayStation isn’t hurting on sales, as the company just announced that it had the best Q1 revenue in video game history, regardless of platform. Sony recently released its fiscal report for the first […]

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Local summer camp lets kids learn video game history

WILMINGTON (WWAY) – Not your typical summer camp, but it’s the one that keeps these kids’ heads in the game. Retroscape, a video game salon in the Soda Pop neighborhood near downtown Wilmington, hosted a summer video game day camp for kids throughout July. Retroscape owner Dylan Pierce says it’s a way for kids of […]

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FIFA 22 trailer revealed in ‘biggest gameplay change’ in gaming history

A new FIFA 22 trailer has been released alongside the first set of teaser notes of the year – with EA Sports giving us a deep dive into the new gameplay. EA has already teased some of the gameplay for FIFA 22, but now we’ve received details about the game, along with the full official […]

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Xbox boss Phil Spencer expresses concerns over preservation of video game history

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has expressed concerns about preserving video game history, with Microsoft’s backward compatibility program helping to ensure that a game library is always available on an Xbox console. However, this is not always the case, with backward compatibility being a relatively rare thing on other platforms. However, other companies are placing much […]

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10 worst sidekicks in video game history

Every once in a while a game offers players a boon in the form of a follower, sidekick, or useful addition to the party to help pave the way for something that might otherwise have been a chore without them. Sometimes they are useful to the plot, giving extra information and providing the party with […]

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The 10 Scariest Hallways in Video Game History

Watching horror unfold without any interaction is very different from experiencing it firsthand. Walk down a dark and ominous hallway because you have getting ahead is a whole lot different than watching a bunch of dumb teens take the same route on an easily accessible Uber ride. RELATED: Best Horror Games For Beginners The best […]

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The history of the Sooners bowling game since 1939

Recently, the announcement came out for the 2021-22 bowling game schedule. The Oklahoma Sooners have a long bowling history dating back to the 1939 season, where they played in the Orange Bowl against the Tennessee Volunteers. This game resulted in a 17-0 loss for the Sooners and they would not receive another bowl offer until […]

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11 of the biggest disappointments in video game history

CD Project/Bethesda Softworks We have all been there. You rush to buy the latest PC, Xbox or PlayStation title, excited with anticipation and months – or in some cases years – of buzz, only to find it doesn’t quite live up to your expectations and shatter your hopes and dreams in dealing with it. Like […]

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10 most influential mods in video game history

Many developers discover their talents just by playing a game they like. Sometimes they find a way to modify the game engine to create a new mechanic, create new interesting levels, fix game issues, etc. Eventually, some of these mods may become independent versions, be bought out by the developers of the original title, or […]

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10 most mind-boggling twists and turns in video game history, ranked

Content Warning: This article contains discussions about violence and mental illness Video games have gone from bops and pixels to full-fledged interactive movies, with an unprecedented level of immersion and depth. Over the decades, many developers have pushed the boundaries and pushed hardware and technology restrictions to the breaking point in order to tell a […]

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The 10 most complicated stories in video game history

Video game stories are getting better as the industry evolves with technology. Face capture along with full motion capture has dramatically changed the way games are made and, in turn, has changed the way creators can tell their stories. They become more complex and in turn more realistic. RELATED: 10 Unsolved Mysteries And Plot Holes […]

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How Bruce Willis Made Video Game History In Two Days

Earning the distinction of being the first celebrity to star in a video game was not Willis’ original intention. Originally, Willis was supposed to play an AI controlled partner to the protagonist controlled by the player. During production, that role was changed to Willis as the player character, which reduced his spoken dialogue to lines […]

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WorkBoy, a lost Game Boy workstation add-on, discovered in Game History Secrets video

The more popular the console hardware, the more aggressive and imaginative manufacturers become in devising additional peripherals to release for that hardware. Game Boy was by no means an exception, benefiting from all manner of proprietary and third-party expansions, but one Game Boy expansion that was announced and never officially released was the WorkBoy. It […]

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A video game history lesson in a gallery – The Columbia Chronicle

Vicki Lei For as long as he can remember, Jonathan Kinkley has been captivated by the possibilities of video games as an artistic medium. He focused his master’s degree in art history from the University of Illinois at Chicago on Second Life, the online virtual world launched in 2003. After leaving Video Game Art Gallery, […]

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High Score can’t decide which video game story to tell

High scorePhoto: Courtesy of Netflix One interesting thing about the video game industry is that its youth – compared to film or television – makes it fairly easy to trace the timeline of major developments in relative brevity. First there was pongthen Atari, then Nintendo, then Sega, then PlayStation, then Xbox, and now there’s only […]

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Video game cheat codes are part of video game history

Earlier this year, Kazuhisa Hashimoto, the developer who created the famous Konami code, died at the age of 61. For 35 years, Hashimoto’s sacred sequence of button presses (up up down down left right left right BA Start) muscle memories. It’s a legend, practically a gambling psalm. The code unlocks a Fortnite mini-game. It’s a […]

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Who writes video game history? • Eurogamer.net

In the spring of 2016, I took part in a rather unusual archaeological dig. There was no soil, no trowel – in fact, the excavation didn’t even take place outside. It was just me, in my childhood bedroom, rummaging through old copies of the Official Nintendo Magazine and realizing that I could map my childhood […]

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Who writes video game history?

In the spring of 2016, I took part in a rather unusual archaeological dig. There was no soil, no trowel – in fact, the excavation didn’t even take place outside. It was just me, in my childhood bedroom, rummaging through old copies of the Official Nintendo Magazine and realizing that I could map my childhood […]

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Nintendo uses copyright to erase video game history

from bad lesson department Just recently, Tim Geigner wrote about how Nintendo’s success with the relaunched Nintendo NES Classic showed how the company has managed to compete with free, as many NES emulators can play ROMs for free. And yet, the NES Classic comes in neat, easy-to-use packaging. And it’s worth buying, if only because […]

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Preserving video game history is more than nostalgia

Compared to movies, theater or music, video games are relatively new in entertainment and popular culture. But the gaming lineage dates back to the 1960s, with landmark titles such as Space war!, pong and The Oregon Trail. As interest in the game’s impact on pop culture grows, historians and archivists are playing a real-life time […]

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A father makes his son play through the history of video games, chronologically

For ten years, Andy Bayo has been carry out an experiment on his son. It is both cruel and fascinating. Rather than letting him play whatever video game he wanted, Baio pushed his boy to make his way to modernity by going through the history of video games chronologically. Starting with 1979’s Galaxian. His son […]