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Games growing on old media firms

News | 10/31/2006 5:00 am EST

Ever since the personal computer came equipped with games such as Minefield and Solitaire, users have easily spent thousands of hours playing these time wasters. Over time, the method to deliver games has shifted from embedded software to access via websites. Now, online gaming is booming thanks to trends like poker and retro-themed arcade-style play.

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