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Walk of Game recognizes the legends, arcade stays open

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The Walk of Game is a path of stars in the same vein as Hollywood's Walk of Fame. This year's recipients were Nolan Bushnell, Shigeru Miyamoto, Link, Halo, Mario and Sonic. There were a few highlights. Bushnell used the opportunity to ask the game development community to help educate kids. It was heartfelt, and seemed like a good venue to talk about it. Then there was the Shadow the Hedgehog announcement, of course.

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Finally, Gavin Newsom, the mayor of San Francisco showed up to give the ceremony an official stamp of approval.

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In a moment of irony…While the mayor was lauding the game business, this guy was five feet away shooting at bad guys that look a lot like SWAT.

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