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Gaming Week in Review: Pixelmon ‘Minecraft’ mod shut down, ‘Starcraft II’ implements cosmetic skins

The “Minecraft” Pokemon mod, Pixelmon, has been shut down by the Pokemon Company. “Minecraft” and “Pokemon” are two of the most popular game franchises of the last generation, so it’s no surprise that a group of committed fans decided to combine the two. The Pixelmon Mod team used its skills …

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Five video games for people who think they don’t like video games

It’s often hard to find games that cater to someone who wants to do more than click on crops but doesn’t want to invest the time it requires to reach the highest levels of “World of Warcraft” or “Call of Duty.” But not every game is shallow or a time suck. Here I’ve collected five games that fit that mid-range exceptionally.