Video Games

Pokemon Co. president
Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO/Reuters
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
Flashpoint
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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Fusion Arena
Comcast Spectacor
Justin Udo
March 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new neighbor is getting ready to move in to the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. Fusion Arena, a $50 million project, will be the home of the Philadelphia Fusion, the city's e-gaming team that competes in tournaments and leagues around the globe. The 60,000-square...
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Dreamstime
February 12, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you have children between the ages of 2 and 5, the odds are pretty high that they are spending a lot of time watching TV or interacting with computer...
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An innovative way to play video games comes to Chester County.
Dreamstime
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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Steve Tawa
December 19, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal authorities have officially charged a man in Alaska for making bomb threats against Lafayette College — over a video game dispute. A 20-year old man in Anchorage allegedly posted several false and threatening tweets in the name of ISIS, according to the...
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Alfonso Ribeiro arrives at the Disney/ABC 2018 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File
December 17, 2018 - 9:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing the creators of Fortnite and NBA 2K for using his famous dance on the popular video games. In separate lawsuits filed Monday in federal court, Ribeiro alleges that Fortnite-maker Epic Games and 2K Sports-creator Take-Two...
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Matt Hendricks opened a board game-themed cafe called Thirsty Dice in Fairmount in October.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
November 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Board games will take center stage at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this weekend during the second annual PAX Unplugged . With anticipated crowds of 20,000 gamers a day, PAX draws board gamers together, a trend in the video game convention circuit. Penny Arcade...
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A Florida video gamer has been charged with a sexual assault overheard by another "Grand Theft Auto" player on a microphone, according to authorities.
Pasco County Sheriff's Office via CNN
November 27, 2018 - 9:59 pm
By Jamiel Lynch and Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- A Florida video gamer has been charged with a sexual assault overheard by another "Grand Theft Auto" player on a microphone, according to authorities. Daniel Enrique Fabian, 18, is charged with lewd and lascivious battery of a 15-year-old girl while...
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