Kyle Gass (left) and Jack Black of Tenacious D. Paul McConnell/Getty Images hide caption

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According to the NFL's Peter O'Reilly, fans are drawn to the Madden NFL video game franchise because it lets them experience the NFL year-round in a realistic way. EA Sports hide caption

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According to consultant Serkan Toto, the anonymity of mobile gaming is tailor-made for the Japanese. Koji Sasahara/AP hide caption

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Missions engineers Bobak Ferdowsi (left) and Adam Steltzner — also known as "Mokawk guy" and "Elvis guy," respectively — helped land the Mars Curiosity rover on Sunday night. Left: Brian van der Brug-Pool/Getty Images/Right: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images hide caption

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