Your Move

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12:30 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Your Move: Once Upon A Time

Once Upon A Time game cards
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Fairy tales are a part of our shared cultural knowledge – if you refer to Jack and the Beanstalk, the Three Little Pigs, or Goldilocks, almost everyone knows what you are talking about.

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Commentary
12:30 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Your Move: Star Trek

With very few exceptions, video games based on movies tend to be pretty horrible.

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Commentary
12:30 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Your Move: Indie Games

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Most games you’ve probably heard of were created by big, multi-million dollar studios like Nintendo, EA, or Activision. However, some of the most worthwhile games are made by small, independent studios.

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Commentary
12:30 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Your Move: Will Pinball Make A Grand Resurgence?

Samuel McConnell KMUW

Pinball is a very old game. The first games that can be recognized as pinball date back to the late 1700s, and the first coin-operated games with flippers arrived around 1947.

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Commentary
12:30 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Your Move: Downloadable Content

Game maker Bethesda pokes fun at its own Downloadable Content.
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Before the current generation of consoles, when you bought a video game, the game you bought was the game you had, forever and ever. Today, though, the game you buy is just a shell of what it can become down the line.

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Commentary
12:30 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Your Move: PlayStation 4

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Sony introduced their first video game console, the PlayStation, in 1995. They followed this up in 2000 with the PlayStation 2 and the PlayStation 3 in 2006. The PlayStation 4, which will be released near the end of this year, was announced in New York last week.

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Commentary
12:30 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Your Move: Wii U

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Like tens of millions of other people, I bought the Nintendo Wii back in 2006.

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Commentary
12:30 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Your Move: Budget Gaming

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Video games are expensive. Brand new console games routinely cost $60, which can add up very quickly. This problem isn’t without a solution, though, and I’ve come up with a few ways to save without ever running out of games to play.

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Commentary
12:30 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Your Move: Ticket To Ride

Credit Samuel McConnell

One of the best-selling board games to come out of Europe in recent years is Ticket to Ride, a highly acclaimed and award-winning railway-themed game designed for two-to-five players.

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