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New York City's subway disaster now has its own 8-bit video game

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Straphangers who want to experience the rolling nightmare that is New York City's subway system from the comfort of their own home are in luck. A new video game called “MTA Country,” which debuted this week, takes players on a treacherous ride through graffiti-lined tunnels filled with electrical fires, broken tracks, and stalled subway cars.
Users play as Gregg T., the face of the MTA's “New Yorkers Keep New York Safe” safety ad campaign, who has since become a bit of a meme. At the start of the game, Gregg T. jumps into a subway car with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor...
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13 Biggest Video Games That Never Came Out

13 Biggest Video Games That Never Came Out

2 monthes ago   |   By IGN

Games getting canned is an inevitable part of the industry, but these are the cancellations that hit the hardest.
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Video Game History Foundation explores early names for “video games”

Video Game History Foundation explores early names for “video games”

2 monthes ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Video games, by any other name, would smell as sweet. Which is to say, I dunno, they smell like whatever you smell like while playing them? (Recently, my replay of the Dead Space series has lead to some very sweaty moments. Yes, I'm sweating over video games and I need to go for a walk.) But when did the term get... coined? The folks over at The Video Game History Foundation looked into that question, and watching 1970s journalists trying to agree on terminology is both fascinating and infuriating.
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PS4, Xbox One, And Nintendo Switch Deals At GameStop In The US

PS4, Xbox One, And Nintendo Switch Deals At GameStop In The US

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Fortnite's v5.21 update brings in the Heavy Sniper Rifle and two...

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Diablo III leaks for the Switch, out later this year

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Noahmund - Un conflit dans le monde de Féros

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Microsoft's next Xbox Elite Controller to reportedly launch in October

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Dead Cells Vs. Hollow Knight | Versus

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