Pokemon Co. president
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May 29, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Michelle Toh, CNN Business (CNN) -- Pokémon thinks we gotta catch 'em all — even in our sleep. Three years after the Pokémon Go craze temporarily boosted Nintendo's market value, the Pokémon Company on Wednesday revealed a handful of products in Tokyo including an app called Pokémon Sleep. The...
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KYW Newsradio
May 18, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the booming video gaming industry. Recently, the World Health Organization classified "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition. Locally, stories of...
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Young businessman in office working on computer
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April 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Twitch is a videogame streaming network owned by Amazon that lets people watch other people playing video games. Which makes no sense to non-gamers -- other than your little brother begging for his turn to play, who would...
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February 25, 2019 - 3:51 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An Arizona man has filed a lawsuit after the slot machine at the Talking Stick Resort and Casino indicated three red double sevens on the screen, which would have yielded a $50,000 payout — but he only got $4,000. The...
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An innovative way to play video games comes to Chester County.
Justin Udo
January 06, 2019 - 11:47 am
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An innovative way to play video games comes to Chester County. While out with his wife in West Chester, Kevin Mash noticed lots of kids hanging out and just looking to socialize. That made him realize there was a need for social activities throughout the...
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Esports Program Director Chris Shriver
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Paul Kurtz
September 20, 2018 - 10:06 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The esports craze is moving into the college ranks. Delaware Valley University will be joining more than 80 other colleges across the country when it fields its first competitive gaming team next spring through the National Association of Collegiate Esports...
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File photo dated 11/06/14 of a PlayStation sign
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Ian Bush
September 19, 2018 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Old movies and TV sitcoms are being remade, '90s fashion trends are making a comeback, retro is really back in style — and it's true for video gaming as well. It's game (back) on for the original PlayStation. The console that Sony first released a quarter-century ago...
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Kimberly Adams
August 26, 2018 - 10:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The tragic events in Florida were on the minds of some gamers taking part in an all-star watch party in South Philadelphia, Sunday night. "I didn't know what to think at first," said 16-year-old Jaden Galloza. “I was scared at the time; this is what I love doing so I...
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A shooting occured at the Jacksonville Landing, a downtown shopping-dining complex in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday.
Malik Brunson
August 26, 2018 - 2:26 pm
By Eric Levenson and AnneClaire Stapleton JACKSONVILLE, FL (CNN) -- Two people were fatally shot during a video game tournament at a shopping and dining complex Sunday in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, Sheriff Mike Williams said. Nine other people suffered gunshot wounds and two people were...
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video game addiction
August 06, 2018 - 3:45 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Could a video game addiction move from the basement to the courthouse? A British man became so addicted to playing video games, he stayed up all night and began snorting cocaine to combat fatigue. He stopped paying...
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