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Here Are the New World Video Game Hall of Fame Finalists

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The World Video Game Hall of Fame is a new effort by the Strong National Museum of Play to highlight games that have inspired and influenced the medium throughout the history of gaming. These games were chosen from among thousands of public nominations. They had to meet four criteria. The first was icon-status, or widespread recognition. The second was longevity. The third was geographic reach. And the final criterion was overall influence in the field of games, but also other media (and pop culture in general as well).

So who made the cut? There are lots of favorites in the list. Read More

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Looking for Halloween Ideas? We’ve Got 9 Geeky Costumes For the Whole Family

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Halloween is right around the corner, and everybody’s number one question is “what’s your costume?” Some kids know immediately what to say, whether it’s a witch, a fairy princess, or a zombie bird of paradise with dragon wings and vampire fangs. But others have more trouble—I mean really, Halloween only comes once a year! It’s a big decision. And what if you, the parents, want to get involved too? Read More