E.T. may have phoned home in the hit 1982 feature film, but the mass-produced 1982 video game of the same name had trouble finding enough homes to play it. In fact, so many cartridges went unsold or returned that a…
By Justin Scuiletti
A new breed of video games are designed to exercise aging brains and improve players' attention, speed and memory. But critics say the claims made by developers are not supported with evidence. Could these mental workouts make a difference? Special…
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By Molly Finnegan
More than 20 years after Beatlemania took hold of music fans across the globe, a newly re-mastered Beatles catalogue and video game are being released.
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