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Need a Virtual Touchdown, Dunk or Head-butt?

Video games have changed dramatically since the days of Tecmo Bowl, R.B.I. Baseball, and NBA Jam. Nowadays, gaming options range from complex simulators that make the early days of Wii look like Pong and pick-up-and-play games with built-in levels to rival Angry Birds or Candy

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A Conversation With Sean Beeson: Video Game Composer

There’s something fitting that Sean Beeson has carved out a career in composing music for video games, given that he’s such a passionate gamer himself. Back in 2004 when he was just a sophomore in college, he put up over an hour of his own

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Beyond Pong: The Defining Video Games for Sports Fans

Sports video games have come a long way since 1958’s Tennis for Two which was something like a tennis match displayed on an oscilloscope. And who could forget Pong circa 1972?! At one point in time, namely the ‘80s and ‘90s, many video games were rooted in actual sports

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10 Unforgettable TV Theme Songs

  I’d be lying through my teeth if I said that this wasn’t the toughest list I’ve ever put together. There are so many enjoyably catchy tunes to consider that serve as theme songs for TV shows even when you narrow the choices down by

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Someone Had to Do It: Top 5 Video Games Of Past 5 Years

How do you pick the best five games from the last five years? Well, first you’d have to let go of not getting people pissed because their favorite isn’t included. The scene has so many genres and completely different gaming experiences at this point, not