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Microsoft To Buy ‘Minecraft’ Maker For $2.5 Billion

Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones

CBS Seattle–09/15/2014

Visitors of the "Gamescom" fair line up to attend a presentation of the computer game "Halo" on August 13, 2014 in Cologne, western Germany. The trade fair for interactive games is running until August 17, 2014.              AFP PHOTO / DPA / HENNING KAISER / GERMANY OUT        (Photo credit: Henning Kaiser/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Halo’ Makers Shed Light On Live-Action Series

“Halo: Nightfall” is returning to familiar territory.

CBS Seattle–08/31/2014

For Gamers, Combating Online Abuse Not Easy

While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it’s so prevalent among the gaming community.


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Guide to Tween Birthday Party Ideas

It can sometimes be a challenge to think of party ideas for your tween or teen. The good news is, Puget Sound has some great venues for the gamers, athletes, girly girls and wanna-be drivers in your house!