Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Video Game News, August 23, 2005

Why Violent Video Games are Good for Children: Letting players try their hand at carjacking helps them work out their aggression, the author of new a book tells David Stonehouse.
by David Stonehouse, The Ottawa Citizen 8/22/05
"Violent video games do not boost crime rates among youth -- they curb them by allowing teens to work out their aggressions in front of the computer screen, says the author of a book arguing that gaming also boosts intelligence."

Exercise-Based Video Games Combine Fitness and Fun
by Melania Zaharopoulos, Gilroy Dispatch 8/23/05
"The testimonials on GetUpMove.com seem like those for any other diet or exercise product..."

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