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The Enduring Legacy of Zork
MIT Technology Review
In 1977, four recent MIT graduates who'd met at MIT's Laboratory for Computer Science used the lab's PDP-10 mainframe to develop a computer game that captivated the world. Called Zork, which was a nonsense word then popular on campus, their creation ...


The Sun

Can YOU name these classic computer games? Use the photo clues to name all 22 favourites
The Sun
Veteran nerds will clock clues from games dating back to the 1970s, when arcade machines were the future and Pong had cutting edge graphics. But younger gamers don't need to worry: there are also clues pointing to more modern titles dotted around as ...

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Longtime bridge game director returning to the tables
Tribune-Review
3, but Costanzo won't be in his usual role at the games at the Monroeville Convention Center. Instead of running around answering questions or working on scores behind a computer, he will join other card players at the tables. “I was a player first. I ...


Business Insider

Everything we know about the Xbox One X, the $500 game console Microsoft says is the 'most powerful' ever
Business Insider
Still, the Xbox One X should have less trouble with heavy-duty games than its peers. Microsoft is promising faster load times, and more games should use the extra power to boost draw distances and other fine details over time — it's still a stronger ...

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Reuters

Pyongyang calls US-South Korean war games a step to nuclear war
Reuters
31 and involve tens of thousands of troops as well as computer simulations designed to prepare for war with a nuclear-capable North Korea. The United States also describes them as "defensive in nature", a term North Korean state media has dismissed as ...
War Games: South Korea Warns North Not to Provoke Conflict as US Military Officials Arrive in SeoulNewsweek
Not a game: 'Even computer simulation of war with N.Korea is provocation'RT
US-South Korea war games start as Pyongyang warns of 'actual fighting'South China Morning Post
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