Thursday, June 22, 2006

Video Game News, June 23 2006

Playing with Purpose: Video games are tackling serious issues like never before
by Redmond Carolipio, San Bernardino Sun 06/22/06
"Some may scoff at the notion, but while gaming news in recent weeks has been bombarded with talk of legislation or hearings on violence against the GTAs of the world, there's a genre of games that has its sights set on things like global hunger, cancer awareness and social activism."

Child Gets Paid to Play Video Games
by Adam Balkin, New York 1 6/21/2006
"Little Victor De Leon ... is so quick with a controller, he already plays Halo in big, professional gaming tournaments. And "Lil' Poison," as he's called within the gaming world, rarely gets beat."

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