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The video game "Watch Dogs" is set in Chicago, with a few adjustments. (Ubisoft)

Can Violent Video Games Set In Chicago Spark Real Bloodshed?

The Chicago police officer’s union is returning fire at “Hitman: Absolution,” which makes killing cops look like sport. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

03/18/2013

Ubisoft's new 'Splinter Cell: Blacklist' interactive game is previewed at the Microsoft Xbox E3 2012 media briefing in Los Angeles, California, on June 4, 2012. 'Splinter Cell: Blacklist' features protagonist Sam Fischer brutalizing terrorists as he tries to uncover information about a mysterious blacklist of terrorist attacks planned against U.S. interests. The game is scheduled for release in Spring 2013. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the video game industry's biggest event, runs from June 5-7 in Los Angeles. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Debate Renewed Over The Culture Of Violent Entertainment

Newtown, Conn. has revived the perennial debate over violence on TV and in video games. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

12/17/2012

Headquarters Beercade (Credit: Sam Zuba)

Headquarters Beercade: A Tasteful Blast From The Past

I had been inside Headquarters Beercade for less than five minutes when it hit me: This place was unlike any other bar–or arcade–I had ever been to. Located in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, Headquarters Beercade seamlessly fuses together spectacular craft beer and cocktails with classic arcade games…

11/15/2012

The 4,000 square foot classic arcade, at 2719 W. Algonquin Road, houses about 60 machines grouped according to category. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Classic Algonquin Arcade

Want to play Pac Man, Asteroids or Donkey Kong? If you said yes, you might have been a gamer back in the 1980s.

08/27/2012

Adam Nicolai was addicted to video gaming. (CBS)

Research Shows Link To Violent Video Games, Brain Changes

Research presented at the Chicago meeting of the Radiological Society of North America has found a first-ever physiologic link between playing violent video games and changes in behavior.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

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Video Games Look To Fill The Void If NFL Games Are Missed

With the length of the NFL season still uncertain, and an NFL Lockout well over 100 days, many football fans are beginning to crave a football fix that they haven’t had since the Super Bowl.

670 The Score–07/10/2011

Grand Theft Auto

Will County Prosecutor: Fight Not Over Against Violent Video Games

Video game makers and sellers may be celebrating after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday overturning the California ban on the sale or rental of violent games to children.

06/28/2011

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DePaul Library To Build Video Game Collection

Where can you get your gaming fix these days? If you’re a DePaul University student, the answer is as close as your campus library.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

EA Sports’ NCAA Football 11 Review

Each new real college football season brings a new highly anticipated video game counterpart. And this year is by no means an exception to that. NCAA Football 11 might not come jam packed with new […]

07/28/2010

Now You Can Really Be Like Mike

2KSports already has gamers anxiously awaiting the release of NBA2K11 after they made the announcement last month that Michael Jordan would be on cover. Well that news appears to be only the tip of the […]

07/22/2010