Thursday, November 10, 2005

Video Game News, November 10, 2005

Judge Blocks Restriction on Sales of Violent Video Games
by David Ashenfelter, Detroit Free Press 11/10/05
"A federal judge in Detroit issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday preventing Michigan from implementing a tough state law that prohibits retailers from selling or renting ultra-violent video games to customers 17 and younger."

Be Heard Over “Deafening” Video Games
by Victoria Olivadoti, Gazette Newspaper 11/10/05
"Ailment: Video Game Temporary Deafness or Selective Hearing and Inattentiveness"

Censor Has Sights on Video Games
New Zealand Free Press 11/10/05
"Chief Censor Bill Hastings wants a review of the labelling and classification of computer games in New Zealand."

PRESS RELEASE: HDNet and World Cyber Games Spark New Era of E-Sports Entertainment
Games Industry Biz, 11/10/05
"DALLAS, TX and SEOUL, KOREA - Nov 10, 2005 - Move over, poker. Competitive video gaming, known as "e-Sports", is poised to become the next spectator sport when it debuts on HDNet this week."

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