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Flappy Bird game will fly no more

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

HANOI (Reuters) — The developer of Flappy Bird, currently the most popular free mobile game on Apple App Store and Google’s Android Play store, announced that he planned on taking the game down Sunday.

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Monopoly fans vote to add cat token, toss iron

February 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) Scottie dog has a new nemesis in Monopoly after fans voted in an online contest to add a cat token to the property trading game, replacing the iron, toy maker Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday.
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NHL cancels games through November

October 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL lockout has forced the cancellation of all games through the end of November. Continue Reading

Angry Birds Star Wars coming next month

October 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two blockbuster franchises are about to collide: “Angry Birds Star Wars” is coming in November. Continue Reading

Magic: The Gathering and Warhammer are more than just fun and games

August 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Tuesday nights at Grand Cities Games are filled with the sounds of rolling dice, sighs of defeat and exclamations of triumph as area Warhammer players gather to do battle. The war game involving humans and alien races is just one of several games that bring dozens of people into the Grand Forks store each week. Continue Reading

Picking perfect March Madness bracket a tough numbers game

March 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Want to be sure you have the perfect March Madness bracket this year? Not possible.
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MARILYN HAGERTY: Dice game, ‘Trek’, helps vision impaired learn directions

February 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

You roll the dice to see how far you can move. The object is to get all your markers to the other side before your opponent who is coming in your direction. The game is called Treks. Continue Reading

Let the winter games begin

January 29, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Jumping Jack Frost air games hit the Civic Center

January 7, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Children and adults will be “bouncing off the walls” during the Jumping Jack Frost air games event at the Jamestown Civic Center today. A total of 25 air games and additional attractions will be in store for attendees, according to Pam Fosse, manager of the Jamestown Civic Center.
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Wise choices in gift games: an age-appropriate guide to the year’s notable video titles

December 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Many of this holiday season’s new video games are great for younger players, but some aren’t and not all youngsters put only age-appropriate fare on their holiday wish lists. If you’re not familiar with video games yourself, how can you be confident you’ll pick a game that’s appropriate? It helps to pay close attention to a game’s age rating. That’s where this guide comes in. Continue Reading