Monday, July 18, 2005

Video Game News - Week of July 18

Video Games - USeful in Health Care?
"According to Mark Griffiths, a professor of gambling studies at Nottingham Trent University, one area in which video games may prove useful is that of pain management."

Racist Video Games Recruit Teens for Hate Groups

'The whole intent of making this video game was to make a racially provocative video game and if it does help promote the separation of the races, then it's been positive and that's what we want,' said Shawn Walker, chairman of National Alliance."

Video Games Get Religion
"...Virtue ---- not virtual ---- Games, a fledgling, San Anselmo-based video game maker is focusing on Christian stories or allegories with religious messages."

Clinton Wades into GTA Sex Storm
"Senator Hillary Clinton has stepped into the controversy over sex scenes in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas."

Video Games to Train Executives
"A Scottish company is set to cash in on a growing trend in corporate America that has executives turning to computer games to capture the attention of their tech-savvy workforce."

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