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The new clash over cannabis

Rising tensions between states over pot put pressure on Obama to act.<p>The Obama administration and many congressional Republicans have been loath to go anywhere near the experiment with marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states. But pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on …

Watch the Tetris grandmasters 'unleash their minds' on the classic game

The community at Speed Demos Archive is gathered in Herndon, VA this week for Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ), the charity games marathon. The annual event brings together some of the best speedrunners in the world. Last night it was all about Tetris.<p>The Tetris Grandmaster Showcase, an hour and …

Pick up Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare or Lords of the Fallen for $40 [update]

You can purchase a copy of <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> or Lords of the Fallen for $39.99 for a limited time at GameStop, according to the retail chain.<p>The Call of Duty deals start today and runs for a "limited time." The <i>Lords of the Fallen</i> deal runs from Dec. 17 through Dec. 23.<p>GameStop is also …

'Assassin's Creed Unity' Patch Mistakenly Mutates Into 40GB Game Replacement On Xbox One

The comedy of errors that is Assassin’s Creed Unity doesn’t seem to be ending any time soon, but now things are getting downright bizarre. The game has now reached its fourth major patch, appropriately named Patch 4, where the first one was the day one update meant to fix all the known problems …

Remembering Ralph Baer, the inventor of home video games

I lost a friend this month.<p>I first got to know Ralph Baer a little over seven years ago when he reached out to us at The Strong to see if we might be interested in preserving materials documenting his lifework. We, of course, were interested — after all, he was a legend, the man who patented the …

We’re done arguing about 2014 — here’s what we want to play in 2015

In the last two years, we’ve dealt with the industry shifting from a publisher-centric business to a more developer-friendly environment, and we’ve plowed through the critical initial 12-month cycle of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For content creators, this makes 2015 the year of put up or shut …