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Addictive gaming more common with autism and ADHD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with an autism spectrum disorder spend about twice as much time playing video games as kids who don't have a developmental disability, according to a new study. Full story

Ex-NCAA athletes score court victory over EA video games

(Reuters) - A divided U.S. federal appeals court rejected Electronic Arts Inc's <EA.O> effort to throw out a lawsuit by former collegiate athletes who accused the company of using their images in video games without permission. Full story

Comic creations cross borders to film, TV, makeup

There's no such thing as just a comic book hero anymore. From big-screen films and small-screen animation to books, clothes and makeup, the hero business is big business. Full story

How the video games industry is faring

Companies in the video games industry have begun releasing earnings reports for the latest quarter. They come as Sony and Microsoft prepare to release new game consoles in time for the holiday season, following last year's launch of Nintendo's Wii U. Here's a look at selected companies that make or Full story

Video game sales tumble 15%

   In what could be a game-changer for Internet companies, consumers are holding off buying video games, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

Ahead of the Bell: Advanced Micro Devices

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. tumbled before Friday's opening bell after the chip maker announced a second-quarter loss on lower revenue stemming from the worldwide slump in PC demand. Full story

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  Gun control still on minds as Sandy Hook massacre anniversary passes

Kim Russell and Neil Heslin join MSNBC to discuss the six-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre and whether or not progress has been made on gun control since.

  Film company to investigate Atari urban legend

Does a New Mexico landfill contain truckloads of unsold Atari video game cartridges? A Canadian film company is set prove or debunk myth. KOB's Lauren Hansard reports.

  Take-Two Doubles Down on Console, Mobile Gaming

Analysts have been forecasting difficult times for the video game industry. But Take Two has managed to buck that outlook. Strauss Zelnick, chairman & CEO at Take-Two Interactive, explains how.

  Disney At All-Time Highs

Disney is set to report Q1 earnings after today's closing bell, and the stock is at an all-time high. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the Electronic Arts video game deal for LucasFilm brands. Alan Gould, Evercore Partners, weighs in.

  Zombie bride and groom exchange vows

A couple in the United Kingdom held a zombie-themed wedding after winning a contest for a new video game. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

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