Saturday, May 20, 2006

Video Game News, May 20, 2006

Teen Tech Week-YALSA
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), is announcing Teen Tech Week, which will be celebrated in March 2007 in order to get teens to use their library for different technologies--including of course video games! YALSA members are encouraged to have their teens submit a logo for the Teen Tech Week logo contest due May 31, 2006.

ConCarolinas gaming convention in Charlotte, NC, June 2-4, is partnering with the library to offer a discount to those that show their library card at the door. Guitar Hero will be brought by the library to the con for the weekend.

Minnesota House Passes "Inappropriate" Game Bill
by Gamasutra, 5/19/06
"HF1298 bill, requires retail outlets to put up signs that explain the ESRB rating system. . ."

BradyGames Strategy Guides move to DK
by Gamasutra, 5/19/06
Dorling Kindersley, particularly known for its illustrated explanatory guides will now publish such strategy guides as GTA, and WoW.

Players in Virtual World Using Real Money

by Eric Gwinn, MercuryNews, 5/20/06
Players of Entropia can withdraw money made within the game.

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