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Internet Archive Adds ‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Boulder Dash’ And 2,384 Other MS-DOS Games Online To Play For Free

On Monday, the Internet Archive released these games and over 2,300 others to play for free in almost any browser.

01/06/2015

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Hacking Group Lizard Squad Takes Credit For Taking Xbox Live, PlayStation Network Offline

Both Microsoft and Sony said they are working to resolve the issue.

12/25/2014

Atari E.T. The Extra Terrestrial Video Game (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

‘E.T.’ Atari Game Cartridge Entered Into Smithsonian

One of the “E.T.” Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian.

12/15/2014

Crescent Bay, Oculus' latest virtual reality headset which boasts 360-degree tracking. (photo courtesy Oculus)

Oculus Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset Boasts With 360-Degree Head Tracking

Oculus’ headset covers a user’s eyes and can create immersive worlds that react to head movement.

09/20/2014

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Kids’ Toy Guns & Violent Video Games Exchange For Ice Cream Planned In Marin County

The Marin County District Attorney’s Office, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and the Center for Domestic Peace are holding a toy gun and violent video exchange during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

09/18/2014

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Will Ferrell Challenges Video Gamers To Play With Him At SF’s Twitch TV For Cancer Charities

“Anchorman” Will Ferrell is offering video game fans a chance to play with him in San Francisco to raise money for charities that help children with cancer.

09/12/2014

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Electronic Arts Launches Online First-Person Shooter Game ‘Battlefield Hardline’ Beta At E3

Redwood City-based Electronic Arts is testing out its latest “Battlefield” game at E3…

06/10/2014

Microsoft X-Box E3 Display (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft Admits Xbox Rollout Was Flawed

Microsoft is making headlines during the E3 conference by announcing that last year’s roll-out of the Xbox One was flawed.

06/09/2014

Ed O’Bannon, forward for the UCLA basketball team, dribbles the ball during their game against Stanford at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, January 26, 1995. (Al Bello/Allsport/Getty Images)

NCAA Antitrust Lawsuit Gets Underway In Oakland Federal Courtroom

The Ed O’Bannon versus NCAA lawsuit headed to trial Monday in an Oakland federal courtroom after nearly five years of litigation. Whether or not college athletes should share in the billions of dollars they generate is the heart of the issue.

06/09/2014

Microsoft X-Box E3 Display (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Microsoft Teases New ‘Crackdown,’ ‘Halo’ At E3

Microsoft focused exclusively on hyping titles coming to its Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles…

06/09/2014

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