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Local summer camp has kids learning video game history

It's not your typical summer camp, but it's one that keeps these kid's heads in the game.

Opening ceremony of virus-delayed Tokyo Olympics begins

The athletes of the Tokyo Olympics were greeted by a few familiar notes at the opening ceremony.

25 years after spurning NBA Jam, Jordan invests in esports

A quarter century after being famously excluded from the cult favorite video game NBA Jam, Michael Jordan is investing in esports.

Shooting suspect was able to buy guns despite mental illness

The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland reviewed by The Associated Press.

Despite mom’s plea, “Fortnite” lawsuit against teen advances

Despite a plea from a Delaware teen's mother, developers of popular third-person shooter game "Fortnite" will be allowed to pursue their lawsuit against him after he boasted online about using cheat software.

Parents are getting ‘Fortnite’ coaches for their kids

Remember when parents would pay for stuff like math tutoring, piano lessons and baseball coaching? These days, it seems that one thing in particular has overtaken each of those markets. And that thing is "Fortnite."

Could compulsive video game playing be a mental health problem?

Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing.

Police say mom was killed by son after video game argument

Police have arrested a Northern California man they say fatally shot his mother after an argument that erupted as he was playing a video game.

Gaming disorder to be officially recognized as mental health issue

The exact write-up has not been released, but criteria is needed to determine if someone suffers from the disorder, New Scientist reported.

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