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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

Blizzard Entertainment will create a character based on comedian and "World of Warcraft" fan Robin Williams. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

‘World Of Warcraft’ To Memorialize Robin Williams In Game

Game designers to create a character inspired by the actor, comedian and avid gamer.

08/14/2014

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US Video Game Sales Drop 11 Percent in November

U.S. retail sales of new video-game hardware, software and accessories fell 11 percent in November. But last month represented the smallest decrease so far this year, helped in part by the launch of Redmond based Nintendo’s new console, the Wii U.

12/13/2012

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DigiPen Day for Your Gamer

If your kid is a gamer, they might be interested in finding out about a potential career in the field at one of the top schools in the nation for video game design. Plus, it’s a chance to get the kids off the couch and away from the controller for a few hours.

08/14/2011

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