Thursday, February 16, 2006

Video Game News, February 16, 2006

Sex Worker's Outreach Project USA Statement: Regarding the Video Game Grand Theft Auto created by Take-Two Interactive.
"Since the video game Grand Theft Auto accrues points to players for the depiction of the rape and murder of prostitutes, SWOP-USA calls on all parents and all gamers to boycott Grand Theft Auto."

Students Asked to Teach the Teachers ... Video Games
AP 2/16/06
"WILMINGTON, North Carolina (AP) -- When the principal of Blair Elementary School needed someone to instruct teachers in the use of PlayStations, she turned to the experts -- the students."

PRESS RELEASE:FIRST-EVER 'WORLD SERIES OF VIDEO GAMES' INTERNATIONAL GAMING COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED; The Definitive Tournament Series Will Span Six Events and Establish the World's First True Video Game Champions
Presented By Intel and Sponsored by Xbox 360
"New York - February 16, 2006 - Games Media Properties today announced the first-ever World Series of Video Games international gaming competition, set to kick off in June 2006 in Louisville, Kentucky with four subsequent circuit events taking place throughout the year and culminating in a final event in December 2006. With $1 Million in cash prizing..."

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