Saturday, September 23, 2006

Video Game News, Week of September 18, 2006

Apple Updates Video iPod - Games, Movies, and More
by Adam Pash, About/Electronics & Gadgets/Digital Music 9/20/06
"Aside from the games that ship with the iPod (like Solitaire, Parachutes, etc.), you can now buy new interactive games... "

EA Preps In-Flight Video Games
by Wolfgang Gruener, TG Daily 9/21/06
"Electronic Arts, together with in-flight entertainment company DTI Software, today announced a plan to provide multiple airline companies with in-flight versions of their software, largely headlined by The Sims 2."

Lawmaker Seeks to Restrict Youth Access to Violent Video Games
By Brock Vergakis, AP 9/18/06
"On Wednesday, Rep. David Hogue will revive a bill that seeks to prevent minors from accessing violent video games."

BLOG: Definitive Interactive History of Video Games Comes to London's Science Museum
Gameplanet 9/18/06
"London's Science Museum is to play host to a new and updated run of Game On, the comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the history of video games and videogaming culture."

Where to Sell Your Used CDs, DVDs, Games & Electronics Online
Associated Content, the People's Media Company 9/17/06
"Do you have used CDs, DVDs, games & electronics? Here are some websites where you can sell them online."

MTV To Acquire Guitar Hero Maker Harmonix
David Jenkins, Gamasutra, 9/22/06
"In a surprise announcement, cable television channel MTV has announced it is to acquire developer Harmonix Music Systems in a deal worth $175 million..."

Nintendo Of America Courts Mature Content
by David Jenkins, Gamasutra, 9/21/06
"Although the GameCube did play host to some mature content rated games, including the Nintendo published Eternal Darkness and Capcom’s Resident Evil 4 and killer7, Nintendo were still unable to shake the image of a console dominated by child friendly titles and lacking in third party support."

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