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Communicating with unconscious minds.
Why video games shouldn’t be like the movies.
A phone you can actually type on.
Nintendo woos adults with a next-generation Game Boy.
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Halo 2 shows you the mind of the enemy.
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Game guides point lost players in the right direction.
How industrial design became a weekend hobby.
Why do gamers worship John Carmack?
Can an online mob create art?
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