Video Games

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Stop What You’re Doing and Play This Sam Hinkie-Inspired 8-Bit Video Game

The folks over at sports columnist Bill Simmons’ site, The Ringer, gave Sixers fans the greatest gift ahead of tonight’s NBA Draft: this amazing 8-bit […]

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Photos: Philly Is Apparently Really, Really Good for Pokémon Go

Caught this tangela trying to enjoy the sunset at #bokbar @ScoutLimited #PokemonGO pic.twitter.com/EVtj7Pe44o — PHL Food Adventures (@PhlFoodGuide) July 11, 2016 Pokémon Go, the app that […]

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Philly-Set Game Homefront: The Revolution Releases Today

When Fasahat Salim and his team were working on Homefront: The Revolution, they realized they had a problem. The latest in the Homefront series — […]

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Moore Prof: Women Don’t Design “Girly” Video Games

Two years ago, the Animation and Game Arts major at Center City’s Moore College of Art & Design was just getting off the ground. Only […]

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WATCH: Homefront: The Revolution’s “This Is Philadelphia” Trailer

When we last checked in on the upcoming video game Homefront: The Revolution, an analogue of the Eagles had just won the Super Bowl. Unfortunately, […]

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Eagles Win Super Bowl (in Alternate Dystopian Future)

Homefront: The Revolution is an upcoming video game where you play a resistance fighter in Philadelphia. But this isn’t a game set in the Revolutionary […]

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Comcast Adds Video Games to X1 Platform

Want to play FIFA soccer but don’t feel like purchasing an Xbox or PS4? Well, Comcast is adding video games to its X1 platform. The cable giant […]

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Does World’s First Gay Fighting Video Game Go Too Far With LGBT Stereotypes?

Remember the last season of Looking (R.I.P), when Patrick and Kevin created a video game with gay characters that was panned for perpetuating tired LGBT stereotypes? Well, looks like real life […]

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Drexel Gets State Grant to Develop Video Games

Technically Philly reports that Drexel University is one of three schools to receive state grants to help develop a video game industry in the state. […]

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New Cocktail and Video Game Bar for Atlantic City

Perfectly Innocent Amusement Co. opened a couple of weeks ago in Atlantic City. The bar at 142 South Tennessee Avenue serves up prohibition era cocktails, a tight list […]

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Marriage Equality Passes on Final Fantasy 14!

The 14th installment of the popular Play Station game series Final Fantasy allows players the chance to marry same-sex partners. More on the decision to let marriage […]

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Homefront Video Game Set in Scary, Future Philadelphia

German video game company Crytek has revealed that the next installment of its video game series Homefront: The Revolution will be set in a future, post-apocalyptic Philadelphia, […]

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VIDEO, GIFs: World’s Largest Tetris in Philadelphia

The first thing I saw after arriving at the end of the Ben Franklin Parkway was a man in a Tetris costume being interviewed by […]

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ThinkFest Snapshot: Video Game Designer Frank Lee

We’re rounding up the reasons Philly Mag readers should not miss ThinkFest, our week-long event connecting the brightest minds and most innovative ideas in Philadelphia.  Drexel […]

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Philadelphians: Prepare for a Truly Epic Game of Pong

Not beer pong, you alcohol-obsessed people! 70s-style electro paddle pong. Which makes sense, because the occasion for the giant game is Philly Tech Week, taking […]