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A woman tries on Google's virtual reality device "Daydream View" after the opening of Google's pop-up store in New York on October 20, 2016. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Even In A Virtual World, The Harsh Reality Of Sexual Harassment Persists

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Thousands will watch the action as two teams duel with their fantasy characters and large swords during the League of Legends World Championship Finals in Los Angeles this weekend. Viewers will watch on large screens like they did during Paris Game Week. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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E-Sports Athletes Command The Game Just As Much As NBA Stars

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Electronic Arts is one of the video game makers facing a strike from voice actors. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Voice Actors Strike Against Video Game Companies

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Jake Middleton (right) coaches his brother, Justin, on the cobra pose, which he says can help gamers improve their posture. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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Video Gamers Head To The Gym To Enhance Competitive Edge

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A screenshot from the video game Fallout 3 of a character standing near a Nuka-Cola machine. Soda machines appear in video games a lot more frequently than Jess Morrissette expected, so he decided to document this phenomenon. @decafjedi/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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In the new Pokémon Go app, players can use their smart phone to see, battle, and catch the monsters in their world. The app will be released to the public sometime in July. Courtesy of Niantic Labs hide caption

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Julian Gerighty of the video game maker Ubisoft and actress Aisha Tyler speak at a press conference during the E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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UmmaGawd (Tommy Tibajia), a pilot in the Drone Racing League, flies his quadcopter in an abandoned power plant in New York. The Drone Racing League hide caption

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A Video Game IRL: Drone Racing League Aims To Be NASCAR In The Air

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Saudi Independent developers showcasing their games at GCON2015. Courtesy of Ashwag Bandar hide caption

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For Young Saudi Women, Video Games Offer Self-Expression

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SXSW Pressured After Pulling Sessions On Gaming Culture

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