Posts Tagged ‘video games’

San Diego County Library Carries Video Games

Maybe you heard this NPR story on libraries starting to carry video games but did you know San Diego County Libraries carry games now?

Things are looking pretty new and up to date too.  Like this recent blockbuster release:

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Midway gets Defriended by NYSE on Facebook, Fatality Appears Imminent

Gamasutra broke the news this morning that Midway was delisted by the New York Stock Exchange as the company continues it’s decent into the blackness of bankruptcy.  This is a pretty serious blow to local Midway Home Entertainment, the console games division located here in San Diego and the related Midway Customer Service division located nearby.

This comes as no surprise to those of us in the industry who have been following Midway’s steady slide for the last several years, but this is looking increasingly final.  Personally, I’ve been pulling for the old gal, as I have fond memories of classic titles like NBA Jam, Mortal Kombat, and nearly everything they did back when they were called TradeWest back in the day.

Kotaku has a nice write up of the lengthy list of barbarians at the gate here.

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