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16-Year-Old Fortnite World Champ Wins $3 Million

| Jul 30
Kyle Giersdorf, of Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, won $3 million as the first Fortnite World Cup solo champion. The competition took place Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.

Passengers on Southwest Flight Get Nintendo Switch

| Jul 19
Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight got more than a small bottle of water when they boarded their plane.

Nintendo Shifts Some Switch Production from China to Vietnam

| By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 9
Nintendo Co. plans to start making its Switch video game console in Vietnam this year, transferring some of its production from China, a company spokesman said Tuesday.

Germans Get Chance to Kill Virtual Nazis After Rule Change

| Jun 28
Germans itching to shoot virtual Nazis will soon get a chance to do so, after a change in the rules concerning the use of forbidden symbols in video games.

After Outcry, Artist Says 'Cyberpunk 2077' Video Game Artwork is Not Transphoic

| By Sam Cronin | Jun 14
Upcoming sci-fi open world game "Cyberpunk 2077" received lots of good press at the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) last weekend, but one piece of in-game artwork is drawing criticism from fans for possible transphobia.

Google's Challenge to Game Consoles to Kick Off in November

| By Mae Anderson | Jun 8
Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend.

World Video Game Hall of Fame to Announce Inductees

| May 3
The World Video Game Hall of Fame is ready to honor a new group of games for their impact on the industry and pop culture over time.

Far From Glitzy Tech Hubs, Chinese City Bets Big on VR

| By Dake Kang | Apr 29
Enthusiasm for VR has cooled somewhat after years of hype, but China's leaders are trying to drum up excitement, hoping to take the lead in a technology they expect will eventually gain wide use.

Video Game Effort Could Help Regulate Future Drone Traffic

| By Lindsay Whitehurst | Apr 27
Drones ferrying medical supplies, packages and even pizza could one day be crisscrossing the skies above U.S. cities, and a team at the University of Utah is working with regulators to keep that future traffic in check using a video game.

Lawyer: Massacre Suspect Allowed to Play Violent Video Games

| Apr 25
An attorney representing the father of a victim in last year's Florida high school massacre told a judge that mental health counselors must share the blame, because they knew Nikolas Cruz was "a ticking time bomb."

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