Thursday, January 19, 2006

Video Game News, January 19, 2006

Bills Target Brutal Video Games: Delegates Propose Labeling, Restrictions on Sales to Minors
by Ray Rivera, Washington Post 1/19/06
"Two Maryland lawmakers are pushing proposals to regulate the sale to minors of what they say are gratuitously violent video games, even though courts have struck down similar laws in other states."

Advertising Hits Video Games
Stuff 1/17/06
"When BP Lubricants United States wanted to raise the profile of its high-performance Castrol Syntec motor oil with ever- elusive young male consumers, it followed them into a popular racing video game."

Smithton Teen With MS Robbed Of Video Games
by Mary Berecky, KDKA 1/18/06
"A local mother is heartbroken and her 14-year-old son with muscular dystrophy is angry."

Children want attention, not toys and video games’
by Rashmi Kumar, Pune Newsline 1/19/06
"On Tuesday evening Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha witnessed an animated interaction between children, their parents, police personnel, PMT officials and representatives from media, educational departments and observation homes."

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