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Link Roundup: Atari, Paintball, Comic-Con Museum, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Atari is getting into the hotel business.
  2. Here’s a look at the colourful history of Paintball.
  3. There’s an app to help you solve the Rubik’s Cube.
  4. Toymaker Spin Master has released a new collection of puzzles with a nod to classic movies.
  5. Gemstone Publishing has reproduced Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #1 in honour of the guide’s 50th anniversary.
  6. Because they can: Engineers in Japan are building a 60-foot-tall, walking Gundam robot.
  7. Mattel’s Barbie brand continues its quest for diversity.
  8. The Comic-Con Museum is one step closer to exhibits and programming with new curator hire.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.