Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Video Game News - Week of July 11

Video Games Are Not Necessarily Turning Kids Brains to Mush
"The sense that video games are bad is about to become as dated as the four basic food groups, the philosophy of spare the rod and spoil the child, and asbestos as a safety feature."

AP9 Connections Finds Ways to Save on Popular Video Games
"Members of AP9 Connections, a leading membership discount program offered by Adaptive Marketing LLC, can use their program benefits to save on a wide range of family entertainment, including the latest video games."

Rockstar, Media Group on San Andreas Scandal

"The "brew"-haha over the so-called "hot coffee" modification to Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas continues, with a media watchdog group now issuing a warning to parents about the game -- and developer Rockstar finally commenting on the allegedly unlockable pornographic content..."

Video Games Slouch Towards Art: Commentary on Games Intensifies

The Escapist vol 1, Issue I
The Escapist covers gaming and gamer culture with a progressive editorial style, with articles and columns by the top writers in and outside of the industry. A weekly publication, its magazine-style updates offer content for a mature audience of gamers, entertainment enthusiasts, industry insiders, and other "NetSet" readers. Current articles include:
"The Mainstream is Coming! The Mainstream is Coming!"
"Gamer Like Me"
"Cultural Wargames"
and more...

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