Video Games

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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 […]

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Monopoly Makes Grave Error, Adds Cat Piece to Game

After an intense period of Facebook voting, the people have chosen. And they’ve chosen terribly. Monopoly, for the first time ever, decided to let the […]

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You Can Buy Curt Schilling’s Model Airplanes

Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios is having a FIRE… (sale) of the “everything must go” persuasion. More than 2,100 lots will be auctioned off at the […]

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Gay Video Gaming Gets a Boost

Electronic Arts, one of the largest video game makers in the world, announced that it would join the first gay gaming convention, GaymerCon, next year. GaymerCon is also sponsoring a Spirit Day contest with GLAAD next month.

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Tonight: Play Video Games and Win NHL ’13

Tonight at Drinker’s West (39th and Chestnut), Crossing Broad is hosting an NHL ’12 Tournament on Xbox 360. To play, arrive before 8 p.m. and enter. […]

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An Adult Gamer Will Now Try to Convince You He’s Mainstream

I am 37 years old. I do not live with my parents. I have health insurance, a master’s degree and only occasionally eat cereal for […]

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Q&A: Curt Schilling Talks Video Games, Game of Thrones and What It’s Like to Be the Best

Once upon a time, Philadelphians cheered a right-handed pitcher vying to be the ace of the Phillies. Then, he went 16-7 in the 1993 regular […]

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Guy in China Spends $16,000 on a Virtual Sword

For $16,000 you can buy 2,285 cheesesteaks. That’s worth three season tickets to the Phils on the tarp. It’s the equivalent of 5,233 happy hour […]

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Modern Warfare 3 Jeeps: Trading Real Adventure for Fake War

Jeep Wranglers used to be the sexiest cars on the road—at least, in my humble opinion. Long before SUVs came along with their showy moon […]

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The List: Barcade vs. Barcade

Okay, so with Barcade: Philly now officially open in Fishtown and occupying the sweet dreams and daylight obsessions of both beer and video game geeks […]

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Barcade Is Now Open

After a couple days of friends and family service over the weekend, Philadelphia’s Barcade announced it was open to the public via Twitter and swung […]