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Stories with subject: Games
  • Western Pa. trophy shop survives and thrives 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 11:14 am
  • WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania - Chuck Ealy laughed the easy laugh that is his trademark - even more than the shiny things in his shop.

  • Man gets second life after 2009 tornado 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:41 pm
  • MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - Although he'll never meet his sister, Olivia, in person, 11-month-old Lucas Bryant will know all about her.

  • 'Art of Video Games' exhibit coming to Toledo 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 10:40 am
  • TOLEDO, Ohio - Video games are coming to the Toledo Museum of Art this summer.

  • Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:34 pm
  • HOMOSASSA, Florida - A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday.

  • N. Idaho tribe says state poker ban doesn't apply 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:32 pm
  • WORLEY, Idaho - The Coeur d'Alene Tribe in northern Idaho plans to offer poker after deciding Idaho's constitutional ban on the game doesn't apply to the tribal-owned casino.

  • Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:45 pm
  • LINCOLN, Nebraska - Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.

  • Sprint Cup champ Keselowski part of "Watch Dogs" 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:41 pm
  • DARLINGTON, South Carolina - Brad Keselowski's secret life will be exposed - at least as a character in the new video game, "Watch Dogs."

  • Date set for New Mexico dig for Atari 'E.T.' games 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:51 pm
  • ALAMOGORDO, New Mexico - Organizers of a search in a New Mexico landfill for a rumored stash of what some call the worst video game ever made by Atari announced Thursday that the dig will get underway this month.

  • Nintendo brings 'Tomodachi' game to US, Europe 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:04 am
  • NEW YORK - Nintendo is bringing its "Tomodachi" game for the portable 3DS system to the U.S. and Europe following its success in Japan.

  • SC Senate passes bill allowing legal bridge games 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:19 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A bill that would allow retirees to legally play bridge passed the Senate unanimously Tuesday, two weeks after a senator threatened to challenge South Carolina's centuries-old antigambling laws in court.

  • Review: 'Kinect Sports Rivals' a moving experience 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 11:29 am
  • LOS ANGELES - When the Xbox One was unveiled last year, Microsoft boasted the Xbox 360 successor would feature an updated - and mandatory - version of its camera-based Kinect sensor with more accurate movement tracking and voice detecting. Then, when the Xbox One was released last November, there were hardly any games that actually employed the new doodad.

  • Tetris in the sky: Gamers play on Philly building 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 2:52 am
  • PHILADELPHIA - Sam Robinson said it's been about 15 years since he last played the videogame Tetris on a Game Boy. On Saturday night, he played it on the side of a skyscraper.

  • Spelling Bee offering do-over after 'irregularity' 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:55 am
  • DANBURY, Connecticut - Officials at a regional spelling bee are offering a do-over because of an "irregularity" in last month's contest in Danbury.

  • New Mexico clears way for Atari games dig 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:03 pm
  • ALAMOGORDO, New Mexico - New Mexico environmental regulators said Thursday that they have granted approval for three companies to dig up an Alamogordo landfill in search of a rumored cache of what some deem the worst Atari video game of all time.

  • Internet gambling no jackpot for New Jersey 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 5:28 pm
  • TRENTON, New Jersey - When it comes to raising revenue for the state, Internet gambling has been a bust.

  • Pa. champion chess player going to nationals 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 11:31 am
  • STROUDSBURG, Pennsylvania - He's already the best in the state, and by the end of next week, maybe he'll be the best in the nation.

  • Police lobbies an ideal site for Craigslist swaps 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 2:58 pm
  • RACINE, Wisconsin - When Branden Kerr recently arranged to sell a video game console on Craigslist, he suggested to the buyer that they conduct the swap at a Milwaukee police station. The buyer, who'd previously agreed to the deal, replied by text that he was no longer interested.

  • NC deputies find gambling devices at bowling alley 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 8:58 am
  • HENDERSONVILLE, North Carolina - Henderson County sheriff's deputies say they found illegal gambling devices at a bowling alley in Hendersonville.

  • Correction: Spelling Bee-Word Shortage story 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:02 pm
  • SAN DIEGO - In a story March 26 about a spelling contest, The Associated Press misspelled "obnubilate," which means to obscure or make unclear.

  • Bills introduced in Congress banning online gaming 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 7:30 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Lawmakers from both parties introduced legislation in the House and Senate on Wednesday aimed at banning online gambling, setting the stage for an uncertain battle in Congress.

  • Cops: Pa. man shoots wife, hides gun in pool table 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:34 am
  • CANONSBURG, Pennsylvania - A southwestern Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that he fatally shot his wife, then tried to hide the gun in the pocket of a pool table.