Saturday, December 24, 2005

Video Game News, December 24, 2005

California Minors Now Have Access to Violent Video Games
by Arlene Woodward, NAMC Newswire 12/24/05
"This past Thursday a law in California that was developed to protect children from violent and explicit video games was shot down, or at least blocked for now by U.S. District Judge Ronald Whyte."

Confronting the Demon Within, and Other Good Fun
by Charles Herold, New York Times 12/24/05
"Video games often contain a battle between two sides but in Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones, the main battle is not between the prince and the demon hordes he fights but between the good and evil within himself."

Video Games and Other Gifts Touch Family Battling Cancer

by Julie Sullivan, The Oregonian 12/24/05
'The story of Kit's cancer, and his mother Pat's thyroid cancer, which has spread to her lungs, prompted Oregonian readers to send gift cards for restaurants, gas and car repairs, new tires -- and a PlayStation 2 from little Nicholas Rooney."

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