Thursday, August 04, 2005

Video Game News, August 4, 2005

Video Games 101 Starts at MSU: University is offering two-year program as academic minor to fulfill demand in hot industry
by Oralander Brand-Williams, Detriot News, 8/3/05
Local students looking to make a living by designing video games now can attend a school close to home

Lawmaker Fights Uphill Battle Against Adult Content in Video Games
by Ed Thomas, Agape Press, 8/2/05
"Leland Yee, the Speaker Pro-tem of the California Assembly, has for the past several years been a leader in trying to get legislation passed in his state to control the sale of what he calls "ultra-violent" video games."

Putting Physics In Video Games

San Jose Mercury News, 3/8/05
"To a physics fan like Manju Hegde, even today's best video games look fake. "

Relatives: Moore was an Abused Child who Obsessively Played Video Games

AP, 8/3/05
"Relatives of Devin Darnell Moore testified Wednesday at his capital murder trial that he was severely beaten as a child and was a compulsive video game player who would often retreat within himself, staring blankly."

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