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2 hrs ago | Live Design Online

EDMMC Speaker Alex Ares Designed For Swedish House Mafia, A-Trak, And More

Lighting designer and programmer, Alex Ares will speak at the 2014 Electronic Dance Music Master Classes in Las Vegas, one of the hottest EDM locations in the country, in conjunction with LDI, EDMMC will explore the artistic, technical, and practical challenges of designing and programming for this burgeoning musical phenomenon.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games

6 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Games getting a next-gen makeover

As the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One continue to gain momentum, more and more game developers are giving their existing titles a fresh coat of digital paint and re-releasing them for the new generation of consoles and gaming PCs.

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Related Topix: 4A Games, Metro, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Erie Times News

How to spell comedy success

When he inquired about performing at the Punchline in Atlanta, the owner said, "You have to have a big name to play here."

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Related Topix: Pipeworks Software, Inc., Wheel of Fortune, Game Show, Entertainment, Video Games, Television, Vanna White

IGN

Podcast Unlocked: Mass Effect 4's Mako-ver

So much to discuss on this week's Xbox podcast! Mass Effect gets its Mako back, Destiny 's beta goes well, Homefront fans get good news, Gamestop wants to help you ruin your credit rating, and more.

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Related Topix: Homefront, Kaos Studios, Video Games

ESPN

Chaves finally gets visa, will make fight vs. Rios

Brandon Rios, trainer Robert Garcia and other members of their team left their training camp in Oxnard, California, on Tuesday night to make the four-hour drive to Las Vegas in anticipation of Rios' fight on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Oxnard, CA, Las Vegas, Video Games, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

IGN

Amazon Fire TV Now Trialling Playcast Cloud Gaming App

The app streams games directly from Amazon's servers to your Fire TV, and has an emphasis on triple-A releases.

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Related Topix: United Front Games, Square Enix, Video Games, Sleeping Dogs, Darksiders, Vigil Games

San Jose Mercury News

Nvidia Shield Portable getting better with age

JON C HAG/ASSOCIATED PRESS ARCHIVES Nvidia's portable handheld gaming device, the Project Shield, made a splash at International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last year, although critics gave it mixed reviews.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Las Vegas, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, From Software, Namco Bandai Games America, Dark Souls, X360, The Wolf Among Us, Telltale Games

Polygon

Deep Silver buys Homefront from Crytek, moves Homefront: The Revolution to new studio

Deep Silver has acquired the Homefront intellectual property from Crytek, and Homefront: The Revolution is now being developed at a new studio, Deep Silver Dambuster Studios, Deep Silver announced today.

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Related Topix: Homefront, Kaos Studios, Video Games

GamesIndustry.biz

Koch Media Acquires Homefront IP

"We strongly believe in the potential of Homefront: The Revolution and trust in the new team to continue the path they have been walking in the last years."

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Related Topix: Homefront, Kaos Studios, Video Games

TechCrunch

Robocoin Opens The First Bitcoin ATM In Vegas, Baby

Luck be a protected cryptocurrency-based transaction via a highly secure, distributed network tonight! Robocoin , a bitcoin ATM company, has announced that they've placed the first bitcoin ATM on the Las Vegas strip where the high-rollers and low- can go to turn their winnings into crypto cash.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KALC-FM Denver

LIVE @ FIVE

Join Slacker & Steve for LIVE @ FIVE at The Tavern Downtown and catch performances from Alice Artist's all summer long! Plus, Slacker & Steve will be playing lots of games and giving away prizes including artist meet and greet passes, concert tickets and more! One lucky person will win a trip to Las Vegas on FlyFrontier.com to join Slacker & Steve ... (more)

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Punk, Video Games, Los Angeles, CA, Better Than Ezra, Pop/Rock, Louisiana State University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Examiner.com

Book Review - 'The Hard Way' by Cathi Stoler

Gamblers are a fickle lot. If there's even a hint of a suggestion that a place is jinxed, they'll up and run like nobody's business, never to return.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games

RGT Online

Strip's gaming revenue robust while regional markets struggle

With six months on the books, the investment community have a clear picture of the casino industry in 2014.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games, Mississippi

SeacoastOnline

U.S. casino industry in the midst of collapse

Atlantic City is in free fall with its newest mega casino, Revel, filing for bankruptcy protection, Showboat Atlantic City announcing it will close Aug. 31, and Trump Plaza Hotel Casino closing Sept.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Las Vegas, Video Games, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

South China Morning Post

US releases online gambling kingpin and alleged 14K triad member Paul Phua on bail

Former top Macau junket operator arrested in Las Vegas is believed to be behind one of the world's largest online gambling websites, Manila-based IBCBet US federal immigration officials released Asian gambling kingpin Paul Phua from custody on Monday evening in the latest twist to an ever complicating saga around the alleged leading member of Hong ... (more)

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games, Southeast Asia, World News, Hong Kong, Games, Poker

SFGate

1 arrested, another cleared in Vegas casino heist

This photo provided by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Jesse Jones.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games

O-R Online

Washington County Courthouse to be featured in upcoming a Southpawa

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal sits in the audience during the welterweight title boxing fight between Amir Khan and Luis Collazo earlier this year in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games, Washington County, PA, Washington, PA, Indiana, PA

Christian Science Monitor

2015 Challenger Hellcat to be auctioned off for charity

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT. A 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will be auctioned off for charity in Las Vegas in September.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Dodge Challenger, Dodge, Convertible, SRT Viper, Las Vegas, Video Games, Blog News

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Divas star Frank Marino to appear on season premiere of TLC show

The longest-running headliner in Las Vegas, Frank Marino, along with his cast of female impersonators in Divas Las Vegas at The Quad Resort & Casino , will be featured on the season six premiere of TLC's "Long Island Medium."

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games

Live Design Online

Elation Lighting Upgrade for Busy South Point Casino Showroom

One of the most successful off-the-Strip venues in Las Vegas, South Point Hotel and Casino is captivating guests at its ultra-busy Showroom and is doing it with an economical dynamic lighting package from Elation Professional that includes LED pixel mapping effects.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games

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