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robesonian.com - Staff Reports - Program at RCC opens doors to video game industry
Program at RCC opens doors to video game industry
Robesonian

Students at Robeson Community College have completed their first semester of Simulation and Game Development, or SGD. The new program for RCC was chosen because of the interest students in Robeson County and surrounding counties showed. Currently…

ign.com - Rishi Alwani - PS5 Clock Battery Death Kills Your Ability to Play Games: Report
PS5 Clock Battery Death Kills Your Ability to Play Games: Report
IGN

It appears that Sony's short-sighted hardware decisions that render PS3 and PS4 games unplayable extend to the PS5 as well. According to a tweet from noted video game preservationist group DoesItPlay, the PS5 won't play games if its clock battery…

mashable.com - Adam Rosenberg - Amazon doesn't 'get' gaming. A canned Lord of the Rings is only the latest example.
Amazon doesn't 'get' gaming. A canned Lord of the Rings is only the latest example.
Mashable

Maybe it's time for Amazon to take the 'L' on trying to build a thriving video game business before more jobs are affected? The latest misstep for Amazon's stumbling efforts to build and release its own video games is also a story about The Lord of…

contactmusic.com - Bang Showbiz - James Gunn Says Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Is 'the Greatest Video Game'
James Gunn Says Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Is 'the Greatest Video Game'
Contactmusic.com

James Gunn prefers 'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic' to the films in the sci-fi franchise. The 50-year-old filmmaker has admitted that he prefers the popular video game to the 'Star Wars' movies, as well as the other spin-off products, like…

mashable.com - StackCommerce - Boost your brand with this Facebook marketing bundle
Boost your brand with this Facebook marketing bundle
Mashable

All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers. If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. TL;DR: The 2021 Ultimate Facebook Ads and Marketing Bundle is on sale for…

businessinsider.com - Benjamin Hunting - How comic-book creators, publishers are changing the industry
How comic-book creators, publishers are changing the industry
Business Insider

2020 hurt the comic-book industry, but independent publishers and creators are pushing forward. Even before the pandemic, small comic shops were suffering as the popularity of big titles dropped. But live video selling, e-commerce, presales, and…

wired.com - Jessica J. González, Carmen Scurato  - Everyone On Facebook's Oversight Board Should Resign
Everyone On Facebook's Oversight Board Should Resign
WIRED

The Facebook Oversight Board is on the cusp of deciding whether Donald Trump should be allowed to return to a platform he used to incite racist violence. While the board ostensibly has the authority to make this decision, Facebook itself will make…

forbes.com - Hank Tucker - Elon Musk And Bernard Arnault Each Gain $13 Billion In One Week As Stock Markets Hit Record Highs
Elon Musk And Bernard Arnault Each Gain $13 Billion In One Week As Stock Markets Hit Record Highs
Forbes

THE CHANGING FORTUNES OF THE WORLD'S RICHEST he S&P 500 index closed at a record high on Friday for the fourth consecutive week, lifting the fortunes of most of the world's wealthiest people and putting the centibillionaire club on the brink of…

bloomberg.com - Yueqi Yang - 'Roaring Kitty' Boosts GameStop Bet After Exercising Options
'Roaring Kitty' Boosts GameStop Bet After Exercising Options
Bloomberg

Keith Gill exercised 500 call options at strike price of $12 Gill's Reddit post shows he now owns 200,000 GameStop shares Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg The Reddit user who helped fuel the surge in GameStop Corp.'s stock price this year has…

cbc.ca - Matt Henderson - Public school teachers driven by passion, not market forces, educator writes
Public school teachers driven by passion, not market forces, educator writes
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email This column is an opinion by Matt Henderson, assistant superintendent, curriculum and programs, of the Seven Oaks School Division. He has a master's degree in education and ran for the NDP in the…

usatoday.com - Brett Molina, USA TODAY - Talking Tech: Rollable TVs, gaming grandmothers, and Windows tips
Talking Tech: Rollable TVs, gaming grandmothers, and Windows tips
USA TODAY

Would you buy a TV that can be out of sight in an instant? That's the promise of LG's OLED R 'rollable' TV, which allows owners to literally roll the screen up after use and unroll it when you're ready to watch TV. Right now, you can't go to a Best…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang interview: From the Grace CPU to engineer's metaverse
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang interview: From the Grace CPU to engineer's metaverse
VentureBeat

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register fo r the AI event of the year. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang delivered a keynote speech this week to 180,000 attendees registered for the GTC 21 online-only conference. And Huang dropped a bunch of news…

gamefreaks365.com - Daniel Alvarez - Puzzle Bobble VR: Vacation Odyssey brings Taito's classic to the third dimension
Puzzle Bobble VR: Vacation Odyssey brings Taito's classic to the third dimension
Game Freaks 365

Cheerful design, timeless gameplay, and adorable characters – even without mentioning the game's title, many fans of the video game industry will know that we are referring to Puzzle Bobble. (And for a quick history lesson: Puzzle Bobble is…

geekdad.com - Michael Kaufman - A Future Full of Sun and Thunder | An Interview with Rony Abovitz
A Future Full of Sun and Thunder | An Interview with Rony Abovitz
GeekDad

In January 2021, Sun and Thunder was launched by Rony Abovitz, based on his vision for a future where artificial intelligence (AI) is much more than a developing idea, but one with potential that is nearly entirely untapped and unexplored. The new…

mashable.com - Chris Taylor - 9 ways to live your life multiple times
9 ways to live your life multiple times
Mashable

'A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,' wrote Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin in A Dance With Dragons. 'The man who never reads lives only one.' As someone who has lived and ended more than a thousand lives in his story so far…

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