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The RetroBeat: Sony should bring back Ape Escape

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  I enjoyed Sony’s PlayStation Showcase on Thursday. I’m excited for Spider-Man 2, Wolverine, and God of War: Ragnarok. But as a retro gaming fan, I am a little sad that Sony isn’t reviving any of its older franchises. Now, that should…

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Artful escape

‘The Artful Escape’ Is Psychedelic Perfection

Some games are like Skinner boxes, parceling out rewards for pulling the right levers. Others are like slot machines, ding-dinging serotonin receptors with random victory. Some are like playground dodgeball or an after-school fight club behind the McDonald’s dumpster. Never have I played a game like the intro to a Parliament record: Partying on the…

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Even in the U.S. he couldn’t escape the label ‘untouchable’

SAN FRANCISCO — Prem Pariyar believed he had left caste oppression behind when he moved from Nepal to the United States. Here, he would no longer be targeted as an “untouchable.” But as a restaurant worker in the Bay Area, Pariyar said, he endured some of the same discrimination and exclusion he faced in his home country.…

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Escape room simulation promotes infection control adherence at the temple VA

Arlington, Va., June 28, 2021 – Designed initially for entertainment purposes, escape rooms are proving their value as medical training tools as demonstrated by the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System. Staff there have used the concept for a flu pandemic escape room and is reporting increased staff handwashing and acceptance of flu vaccines as…

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40 cows escape LA suburb slaughterhouse, 1 charges family

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — Forty cows escaped a slaughterhouse and ended up in a Los Angeles suburb where one was killed after charging a family, authorities said Wednesday.

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The way to escape a toxic relationship (when you might not even know that you are in one)

Toxic relationships are so prevalent in pop culture that it’s hard to pick a perfect example. For an abusive family unit, you can look at that of sociopathic drug lord Walter White in “Breaking Bad”; for a toxic romantic relationship, look at the Joker and Harley Quinn in “Suicide Squad”; for a toxic boss, check out…

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How to get the free Impossible Escape LTM cosmetics in Fortnite

Limited Time Modes Fortnite new Daybreak LTM is offering players the chance to earn two free cosmetic items including the Escapist Umbrella. Published 2 hours agoon May 18, 2021 Fortnite has launched a new limited-time mode that offers players two free cosmetics. Here’s how you can get the free Impossible Escape LTM cosmetics in Fortnite.…

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‘Escape Room 2’ Moves Up Release to July

“Escape Room 2” has moved up its release to July. The sequel to the 2019 psychological thriller will now debut on July 16, 2021, nearly six months earlier than its planned release date of Jan. 7, 2022. With the box office beginning to revive after the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s possible that “Escape Room 2” moved…