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  1. Warcraft success a marketing coup, lesson for HollywoodRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | China Daily

    Following a strong recommendation from my dearest friend in China, I went to see the movie Warcraft at an AMC theatre last Saturday at 8:30 pm, only to find the theater about 30 percent full - or 70 percent empty - depending on how you want to look at it. What gives? Shouldn't it have been more crowded on such a delightful weekend night for such an expensive Legendary production of Duncan Jones' adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment's real-time strategy game, which has been known to cause global mania? The truth is, Warcraft, released in China on June 8, two days before the US release, had so far yielded more than $200 million in the world's most populous nation as compared to a modest $50 million domestically.

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  2. Video game review: Keiji Inafune's 'Mighty No. 9' is a spiritual successor to 'Mega Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    "Mighty No. 9" starring Beck, at right, who must fight a variety of robots that have run amok is a spiritual successor to the beloved "Mega Man" franchise.

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  3. Tencent snaps up 'Clash of Clans' maker for $8.6 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | KSBW-TV

    The popular mobile video game "Clash of Clans" is coming under Chinese ownership. Tech giant Tencent is leading a group of investors that will pay $8.6 billion to acquire a majority stake in Finnish game maker Supercell.

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  4. Five myths about video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Denver Post

    Forty years after the introduction of video games, many questions that came up about them are still with us. And some durable myths remain extremely difficult to dispel.

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  5. Five enduring myths about video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Screenshot of PONG from the Atari Arcade Hits #1 software For decades, video games have mystified people who don't play them. The New York Times Magazine grappled in 1974 with the emergence of the arcade game - calling it "the space age pinball machine" - in Manhattan bars.

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  6. Here are the top video games released at E3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | USA Today

    Here are the top video games released at E3 These 8 titles wowed the crowds at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this week Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/24XGOkZ The annual E3 video game expo showcased hundreds of games and products. USA TODAY takes a deeper dive on four video game titles.

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  7. Summer is Here: Let the STEM Fun BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Discovery Educator Network

    One of the most important parts of STEM teaching and learning is students having the opportunity to see how the world works outside the classroom bringing content to life in context. We stress the importance of integrating the idea of "real-world" into learning.

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  8. 8 Upcoming Games You Need to Know From E3 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Hypebeast.com

    As the crown jewel of the annual gaming calendar, E3 is oftentimes an overload of gaming news over the condensed span of three days, with the likes of Sony and Microsoft plying for prime headline space on tech verticals across the web. It's no wonder then, that proven bestsellers such as Battlefield , Call of Duty , Gears of War and Halo will take up most of the column inches.

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  9. At the movies: 'Warcraft'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    This image released by Universal Pictures shows characters Orc chieftain Durotan, voiced by Toby Kebbell, left, and Orgrim, voiced by Rob Kazinsky, in a scene from the film, "Warcraft," based on the Blizzard Entertainment video game. "Warcraft" represents yet another attempt to adapt a popular video game into a film franchise.

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  10. 'Star Wars Battlefront' Bespin Trailer Reveals New Maps, Playable Lando CalrissianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Collider

    ... allows Star Wars Battlefront gamers to play as Lando Calrissian or Dengar, includes brand new maps, new weapons like the X-8 Sniper and EE-4, a new Cloud Car vehicle, and an all new game mode called Sabotage. The third person shooter game was ...

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  11. Warcraft movie review: Visual effects up video-game-inspired film's watchabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    This image released by Universal Pictures shows characters Orc chieftain Durotan, voiced by Toby Kebbell, left, and Orgrim, voiced by Rob Kazinsky, in a scene from the film, "Warcraft," based on the Blizzard Entertainment video game. "Warcraft" represents yet another attempt to adapt a popular video game into a film franchise.

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  12. Facebook a Player at VidCon 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | NewsFactor

    Skyy John owes much of his early Internet fame to YouTube, where he's amassed nearly 3 million subscribers to his cocktail tutorial channel, Tipsy Bartender. But more recently, John has switched-up the recipe, posting clips for his strawberry margarita Jello shots or his mini vodka watermelon bowl on Facebook.

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  13. Facebook a Bigger Player at This Year's VidConRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | NewsFactor

    Skyy John owes much of his early Internet fame to YouTube, where he's amassed nearly 3 million subscribers to his cocktail tutorial channel, Tipsy Bartender. But more recently, John has switched-up the recipe, posting clips for his strawberry margarita Jello shots or his mini vodka watermelon bowl on Facebook.

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  14. Kanye West Announces 'Saint Pablo' Tour And Debuts First Video Game TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    It's been a big day for Kanye West , as the rapper has not only announced his Saint Pablo tour, but he's also unveiled the fist trailer for his Only One video game. Kanye will be embarking on a 32-date North American tour staring on August 25th in Indianapolis which will take him right through to October.

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  15. See Batman V Superman Redeem Itself Through An 8-Bit RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was a bit of a punching bag when it comes to critical and audience reaction this past spring. So naturally, almost any version of the DC Comics team-up could be considered superior to the Zack Snyder film from his past March.

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  16. Facebook courts YouTubers, Viners and other content creatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Skyy John owes much of his early Internet fame to YouTube, where he's amassed nearly 3 million subscribers to his cocktail tutorial channel, Tipsy Bartender. But more recently, John has switched up the recipe, posting clips for his strawberry margarita Jello shots or his mini vodka watermelon bowl on Facebook.

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  17. Facebook a bigger player at this year's VidConRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Skyy John owes much of his early Internet fame to YouTube , where he's amassed nearly 3 million subscribers to his cocktail tutorial channel, Tipsy Bartender. But more recently, John has switched-up the recipe, posting clips for his strawberry margarita Jello shots or his mini vodka watermelon bowl on Facebook.

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  18. Skylanders Imaginators: the game that lets kids create their own heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    One of the perks that goes overlooked when making children's games is the fan mail. Developers get piles of missives from kids.

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  19. BattlebornRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry. ) video game released by 2K Games for the Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One systems.

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  20. Mortal Kombat to Warcraft: The highs and lows of video game adaptations over the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Polygon

    Video games have been the source of inspiration for major films since the 80s, when the gaming scene started to really take off outside of arcades. Lately, we've seen a resurgence of these adaptations, including The Angry Birds Movie , Warcraft , Ratchet and Clank , and not to mention the handful of films that were announced, like Tomb Raider and The Division .

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