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GR2: Game Night 15 July 13th 7-10pm featuring: The Behemoth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Game Night 15 Featuring our friends: The Behemoth July 13 7-10pm GR2 – 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 www.gr2.net 310 445 9276 We’ll be a featuring a few games by The Behemoth at Giant Robot 2. We’ll have The Behemoth merch for sale and a special event: BattleBlock Theater tournament. The winning pair get a big prize basket of Behemoth merch! All of the stations will be open to the public so you can play Alien Hominid, Castle Crashers and BattleBlock Theater on their Xbox systems. Here’s a rundown on the games: Alien Hominid is best described as an homage to the old side scrolling shoot ‘em up games we grew up to love and...

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GR2: Game Night 14 Hyperkin Special!

Photos from Game Night 14. Special thanks to Hyperkin for making it all happen. Watch for the upcoming Retron and get your Supaboy soon. Also the Oculus is quite cool. See photos of people tripping out on Sky Rim in the round. An amazing and fun night on Sawtelle, complete with the raffle of two Supaboy units! See you soon at the next Game Night.   The first photo in the set is a panoramic! Click on it to check out the street!  

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Save the Children

Giant Robot may be part of the problem, with Game Nights and our annual Game Over art show, but it looks like video game addiction is getting serious in Hong Kong. The South China Morning Post reports on the efforts of social workers, and their plea for financial assistance to help  the “hidden youth” escape the vortex of their computer monitors and walk freely in the sun, under blue skies free of pixels. “It is most important to engage these youths… We need more funding support. It is rather labour intensive [to reach out to these youths]. “If we just contact them by e-mail, they still sit in front of the computers.” New tactics must be devised in the war...

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