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- Boy, 15, has stroke after 22 hours a day playing computer games
The 15-year-old from Guangxi, nicknamed Xiaobin, indulged in video games
for about 22 hours a day while staying at home during the coronavirus lockdown, his mother said.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Ninja Played Fortnite on YouTube, and the Gaming World Lost Its Mind
The buzz that Tyler Blevins, also known as Ninja, generated by streaming on a new platform showed the power famous content creators have in the video game
New York Times. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Boy plays trumpet as a tribute to front-line workers
While most 12-year-old boys watch TV or play video games
at night, there's a kid in Georgia who never misses a performance for his heroes. Mark Strassmann shares his story.
CBS News. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Competition Stirs Up in Video Game Space With Tencent's Efforts
Tencent's (TCEHY) aggressive steps, including the launch of its new studio, are expected to boost its competitive position against Google, NVIDIA, Amazon, NetEase and Microsoft in gaming space.
Zacks. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Harry Potter 'open world' video game 'due next year'
The 'high-end' role-playing game will let 'muggles' become witches and wizards, cast spells and attend classes at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 7 Jul 2020.
- Packers' Aaron Jones playing video games while girlfriend was in labor sparks social media frenzy
Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones was seen in a photo over the weekend playing video games
in the lobby of the hospital while his girlfriend was in labor with their child.
Fox News. Sunday, 5 Jul 2020.
- Minecraft: Lockdown lesson recreates ancient island tomb
The video game
Minecraft becomes the perfect inspiration for some home schooling on Bronze Age history.
BBC News. Saturday, 4 Jul 2020.
- Kobe Bryant will be featured on the cover of 'NBA 2K21 Mamba Edition'
Two hand-painted portraits of late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant will be featured on the covers of the "NBA 2K21 Mamba Edition" video games.
Los Angeles Times. Thursday, 2 Jul 2020.
- PS5 and Xbox Series X: Video game NBA 2K21 to cost more on new consoles
2K Games is the first publisher to reveal it will charge more for a PS5 and Xbox Series X title.
BBC News. Thursday, 2 Jul 2020.
- Video game loot boxes 'are gambling', says House of Lords
Purchasing loot boxes in video games
is equivalent to gambling, according to a House of Lords committee, which recommends that the controversial products be regulated under the Gambling Act.
Sky News. Thursday, 2 Jul 2020.
- Video Gaming ETFs to Continue Gaining Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Coronavirus has resulted in drastic changes in lifestyle and preferences in keeping with the social-distancing measures. In such a scenario, an increasing demand for video games
has been noticed.
Zacks. Monday, 29 Jun 2020.
- Amazon's video site Twitch suspends Trump's channel, citing 'hateful conduct'
Amazon's video site Twitch, primarily used to stream video games, temporarily banned President Donald Trump from its platform Monday, citing "hateful conduct."
CNBC. Monday, 29 Jun 2020.
- The 5 Best Box Office Bombs Coming To HBO Max In July
From underrated video game
movies to under-seen YA romances, here are the very best flops heading to HBO Max next month.
Forbes. Wednesday, 24 Jun 2020.
- Microsoft will end its video game streaming service, tells everyone to use Facebook instead
Microsoft remains committed on video games, but after less than four years it hasn't been able to surpass Amazon's Twitch in market share, and its promoting Facebook
CNBC. Monday, 22 Jun 2020.
- Part II: Looking back on some of the best video game sequels
The reviews are in, and The Last of Us Part II, which was released Friday, is already being considered one of the best video game
sequels ever made. Here's a look back at other games that managed to be even better than their predecessors.
ESPN. Saturday, 20 Jun 2020.
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