Pac-Man is Headed to Las Vegas Casinos

The king of quarter gobbling arcade games is about to go on a currency feast. Bandai Namco has signed a deal that will bring Pac-Man-themed betting machines to casino floors. They’re expected to roll… Continue reading

Child Writes Adorable Letter to Toys ‘R’ Us Bankruptcy Judge

As he oversees the bankruptcy case of Toys ‘R’ Us, judge Keith Phillips in the Eastern District of Virginia is getting a lot of paperwork, but none of the filings are likely to be… Continue reading

This Is the Country’s Hottest Real Estate Market

Home prices have been on the rise nationally since February, but no area of the country has seen a spike like the Pacific Northwest. The price of single family homes in the Seattle… Continue reading

Ubisoft’s CEO Isn’t Playing Games

With hits like Assassin’s Creed, Raving Rabbids, and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six, Ubisoft has become one of the world’s biggest video game makers with nearly $1.7 billion in annual revenue. But sometimes, success comes with a price.… Continue reading

Fonta Flora craft brewery surges to national fame

Small businesses usually have, at best, a minor impact on their hometown. They employ a few people, they pay taxes, and they certainly add a convenience factor, but as individual entities, they’re rarely… Continue reading

Traditional Media Grabs for the ESports Control

Eleven years ago, Ted Owen had a dream: to persuade the Olympic planning committee in Beijing that video games belonged in the 2008 Games. The skepticism was overwhelming. And despite the best efforts… Continue reading

Despite Amazon effect, not all mom and pops in trouble on Main St.

2017 has been a rough year for retail. More than 1,000 stores closed in a single week in June, and Macy’s has cut thousands of jobs as part of the retail apocalypse. Earnings announcements by department-store… Continue reading

Hurricane Irma: Millionaire Foster 70 Kids in His $30 Million Home

Foster children don’t get a lot of breaks—especially in the midst of a natural disaster. But a Florida millionaire has not only given 70 of them some amazing memories, he’s restored our faith… Continue reading

For sale: The Clampett Mansion from The Beverly Hillbillies

Jed Clampett may have made his first fortune in oil, but he’s about to find that real estate is where the real money’s at. The house that was featured as the setting for The… Continue reading

2017 Solar Eclipe: South Carolina Warns of ‘Lizardmen’

The upcoming solar eclipse has already brought some wonderful things to South Carolina, including a huge boost in tourist spending and the promise of a chocolate-glazed Krispy Kreme doughnut. But there are potential dangers lurking as well—like… Continue reading