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Wyoming Actor Does Voice of Mr. Irish in ‘Red Dead Redemption’ Video Game

Have you played 'Red Dead Redemption'?

The character of Mr. Irish in the 'Red Dead Redemption' video games is voiced by an actor originally from Worland, Wyoming.

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Wyoming-Based Video Game Is On The Way [VIDEO]

With all the Wyoming-based movies coming out as of late, it was only a matter of time until the Cowboy State got it's own video game. Enter: Firewatch.

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Check Out This Awesome Wyoming Pac-Man Car

If you were a child of the '80s, chances are your first experience with video games came on the old school Atari console. When I was growing up, I played so much Atari that the joystick would literally rub my thumb raw...

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Xbox One Is Now Backwards Compatible [VIDEO]

In probably one of the more intelligent Christmas Shopping/Black Friday ploys, Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One console will now be backwards compatible.

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Real Life Street Fighter Bonus Stage Will Make Your Day [VIDEO]

If you grew up in the area of quarter fighter arcade games then you have to remember the one that started it all: Street Fighter II.

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Conan O’Brien’s Latest Clueless Gamer Is Hilarious [VIDEO]

Conan O'Brien is not a gamer at all, but for some reason, these video game companies keep wanting him to review games.

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Super Bowl Commercial Brings Pac-Man to Life [VIDEO]

Super Bowl commercials have been almost as important as the game itself for the past several years. Advertisers know that most of America will be watching so they pay big bucks to get their brand out there in a creative fashion. A Super Bowl tradition, Budweiser, has been entertaining fans of creative commercials for the past several years. This year, we'll see one that features a live-action Pac-Man.

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‘Portland Retro Gaming Expo’ Breathes New Life to Old Video Games

If there's enough of a fanbase, there's a convention for it out there. Comic book fans have Comic Cons. Coffee lovers have Coffee Fest and just about anything else you can think of. There's even a 'Hello Kitty Con' in LA. Video games are no exception as they're a multi-billion dollar industry. Over the weekend, I attended the Portland Retro Gaming Expo in Portland Oregon. It's a great way to showcase the roots of video gaming from where it began to where it's going.

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Father Shreds Son’s Childhood – AKA Video Games [VIDEO]

Sometimes, parents have a hard time letting go of their children when they grow up. This father had no problem at all.

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WWE SuperStar The Ultimate Warrior Returns To Promote New Video Game

The World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc (WWE) video games sales since 1999 is roughly 1.8 billion dollars, with over 60 million units sold (last years WWE 13 has sold 2 million units since October 2012 alone). It looks like CEO, Vince McMahon is looking to do it big again with this years offering, WWE 2K14.

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Watch Mike Tyson Completely Fail While Playing ‘Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out’

This video from Fox Sports would have us believe that Mike Tyson has never played the classic Nintendo game that shares his name. Actually, considering all the trouble Iron Mike got into during the '80s, that's probably accurate.

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‘Why Collectors Collect’ – Written by a Video Game Collector

I love video games. Most people my age do, too, but it was a huge passion of mine growing up and continues still today. Someone asked me why I had so many old video game systems and games for them when all of these newer systems. The easy answer is, "because it's my collection," but why have a collection? Do I really get use out of all of my video game stuff I've collected over the years. I play them sometimes, but of course I don't play every game I have every day.

I had to think about it for a moment and dive deep into my soul to find the real reason I collect what I collect.

My answers may be the same for others who collect other items. Here are a few reasons why collectors collect.

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