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This photo provided by World Video Game Hall of Fame shows Ms. Pac-Man, Dance Dance Revolution, Sid Meier's Civilization andThe Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. More than 40 years after blazing a trail for female video game characters, Ms. Pac-Man was inducted Thursday, May 5, 2022, into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, alongside Dance Dance Revolution, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Sid Meier's Civilization.  (World Video Game Hall of Fame via AP)

Ms. Pac-Man clears path to World Video Game Hall of Fame

Ms. Pac-Man clears path to World Video Game Hall of Fame

 

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2004, file photo, Jake Gautney, 12, of Chappaqua, N.Y., tries a Ms. Pac-Man game at the Toy Industry Association holiday preview in New York. Masaya Nakamura, the “Father of Pac-Man” who founded the Japanese video game company behind the hit creature-gobbling game, died on Jan. 22, 2017. He was 91. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Ms. Pac-Man clears path to World Video Game Hall of Fame

Dance Dance Revolution, The Legend of Zelda among other games included

 

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2020, file photo, Nintendo characters, including Mario, right, are seen on a glass of its official store in Tokyo. Nintendo Co.’s profit for the fiscal year ended in March jumped 86% on healthy sales of the Switch handheld machine as people staying at home over the pandemic turned to video games. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Nintendo profits boom as people stuck at home play games

Sales rose 34 per cent

  • May 6, 2021

 

Chinese-Canadian actor Ludi Lin addresses the crowd during a rally opposing discrimination against Asian communities and to mourn the victims of those affected by the Atlanta shootings, in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday, March 28, 2021. “Mortal Kombat” may be based on a hit video-game franchise, but Lin says it serves as an “apt metaphor” for divisions in the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Chinese-Canadian actor Ludi Lin addresses the crowd during a rally opposing discrimination against Asian communities and to mourn the victims of those affected by the Atlanta shootings, in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday, March 28, 2021. “Mortal Kombat” may be based on a hit video-game franchise, but Lin says it serves as an “apt metaphor” for divisions in the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan, 23, 2020 file photo, Nintendo Switch game consoles are on display at Nintendo’s official store in the Shibuya district of Tokyo. Time spent playing video games can be good for mental health, according to a new study by researchers at Oxford University. The finding comes as video game sales this year have boomed as more people are stuck at home because of the pandemic and many countries have once again imposed limits on public life. The paper released Monday, NOv. 16, 2020 is based on survey responses from people who played two games, Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Study suggests video games can help mental health

Oxford University researchers

  • Nov 16, 2020
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan, 23, 2020 file photo, Nintendo Switch game consoles are on display at Nintendo’s official store in the Shibuya district of Tokyo. Time spent playing video games can be good for mental health, according to a new study by researchers at Oxford University. The finding comes as video game sales this year have boomed as more people are stuck at home because of the pandemic and many countries have once again imposed limits on public life. The paper released Monday, NOv. 16, 2020 is based on survey responses from people who played two games, Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Call of Duty beckons for Leafs’ Marner, Raptors’ Miller and rapper Zach Zoya

Call of Duty beckons for Leafs’ Marner, Raptors’ Miller and rapper Zach Zoya

Call of Duty beckons for Leafs’ Marner, Raptors’ Miller and rapper Zach Zoya

Call of Duty beckons for Leafs’ Marner, Raptors’ Miller and rapper Zach Zoya
Experts, cops weigh in on the intersection of violence and video games

Experts, cops weigh in on the intersection of violence and video games

TORONTO — A spate of recent high-profile crimes allegedly perpetrated by young…

Experts, cops weigh in on the intersection of violence and video games