Gaming Gets A Cultural Center

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A national videogame arcade will open tomorrow in the UK — and it’s arcade in the sense of cultural rather than coin-op. The facility is in Nottingham, a city that already holds an annual GameCity festival that’s included everything from a Sega game music concert to games awards judged by non-gamers. The city’s gaming heritage […]

IKEA Bans Hide-And-Seek

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IKEA has banned Dutch users from playing hide-and-seek in its stores. It follows 32,000 Facebook users saying they planned to hide in one store alone. It appears the crackdown follows a perfect example of the philosophy that if you give people an inch, they’ll take a mile. Last July, a 29-year old woman in Belgium […]