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October 16,2018 18:20
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What Can we Really Make of Five Games?

It’s fun to get too high, and it’s easy to get too low after a handful of games in the NHL regular season. Remember, it takes times for the trends to really play out.
October 15,2018 01:40
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Astros turn to Keuchel, Morton for Games 3, 4

BOSTON -- The Astros will throw 2015 American League Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel in Tuesday's Game 3 of the AL Championship Series against the Red Sox at Minute Maid Park and 15-game winner Charlie Morton in Wednesday's Game 4, manager AJ Hinch said Sunday. Morton didn't pitch in the AL Division Series against the Indians. Keuchel continued his career-long playoff success w...
October 14,2018 22:00
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What we learned from Sunday's Week 6 games

Week 6's slate of games featured a matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders in London. Around The NFL takes you through what we learned from Sunday's tilts.
October 13,2018 22:20
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10 key games for the Jazz during the 2018-19 season

Yes, the regular season technically begins on Oct. 17, but the real challenges of the season begin Oct. 19, when the NBA champions come to town for an 8:30 contest televised on ESPN. While new acquisition DeMarcus Cousins won’t be available, as he is still recovering from Achilles surgery, the rest of the star-studded Warriors will be looking to avenge last season’s two losses by a combined 70...
October 13,2018 22:20
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Open-world video games are getting too big for their own good

As technology has progressed, open-world video games have grown increasingly bigger. What seems like a universal positive has shown problems preventing the genre from truly moving forward, however. But what can be done to keep open worlds from feeling too big for their own good?
October 12,2018 01:00
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'Armed security' accompanying Connellsville teams to Penn Hills games

Connellsville school police officers accompanied sports teams to games in Penn Hills in the wake of a WPIAL investigation surrounding allegations of racial slurs directed at Penn Hills soccer players during a soccer game last month, drawing concern from school officials. Penn Hills Superintendent Nancy Hines called the armed guards ...
October 11,2018 18:40
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ESPN reporters pick Week 7's biggest games

Can No. 2 Georgia survive a trip to Death Valley against No. 13 LSU? Will No. 7 Washington hold off No. 17 Oregon? Can No. 15 Wisconsin make a run at No. 12 Michigan? Can No. 6 West Virginia escape a night game in Ames against Iowa State?
October 11,2018 18:40
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'More than one and less than 12' games based on 2000 AD are in the works

Art above by Tula Lotay, from 2000 AD's excellent 2018 Sci-Fi Special.  If you know anything about British developer/publisher Rebellion, you probably know that they own the comic book anthology 2000 AD, on top of making games like Sniper Elite and Strange Brigade. Back in August, I had the chance to sit down with studio co-founder and CEO Jason Kingsley, where I asked him about the...
October 10,2018 21:20
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How to Play Commodore 64 Games Online for Free

Last month, the Internet Archive added a Commodore 64 emulator to its ever-growing library of historical software, effectively bringing the retro computer/game console to the public domain. Like the Internet Archive’s libraries of MS-DOS and Apple II programs, every program they’ve archived is now available on the site and playable in your browser.
October 10,2018 08:20
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The Riot Grrrl spirit comes to video games

My fellow music nerds will remember Riot Grrrl for its connection to a wellspring of awesome bands. From Bikini Kill to Bratmobile and Heavens to Betsy, at…
October 10,2018 08:20
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G2E show floor opens with Golden Knights Drumbots, skill games

Skill-based game manufacturer Gamblit Gaming’s booth was reminiscent of an ‘80s arcade. Neon-colored rays bounced off the walls, and a range of visitors in almost everydemographic stood around bar top games, cheering as Pac-Man ate pellets and escaped the likes of Blinky and Pinky.
October 09,2018 20:40
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Fortnite maker Epic Games buys gaming firm Kamu to banish cheaters and scammers

The developer of the wildly popular video game Fortnite has acquired Finnish security firm Kamu in an effort to better protect players. Helsinki-based Kamu offers an "easy anti-cheat" service that is currently used by more than 100 million PC gamers around the world, including Fortnite players. “Kamu’s team and tools have been key to building a vibrant Fortnite multiplayer...
October 09,2018 18:40
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Georgia-LSU: A look at the last five games in the series

Georgia (6-0, 4-0 SEC) will look to remain unbeaten when it faces LSU Saturday in Baton Rouge (3:30 p.m. kickoff). Georgia and LSU haven't played since 2013 and have only played five times since 2005, including two times in the SEC Championship game. 2013: Georgia 44, LSU 41 in Athens. Aaron Murray passed for four touchdowns, including the game-winner to Justin Scott-Wesley in the final two minute...