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Nintendo Joins White House Easter Egg Roll Festivities To Promote Fitness
on April 19, 2014 at 02:45 PM
Nintendo is partnering with the National Park Foundation to appear at the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll to help promote fitness with games like Wii Fit U and Wii Sports Club. The Easter Egg Roll is an annual event held by the White House where children race eggs by rolling them through the...
The ESA And NRA Lobby Compared
on July 17, 2013 at 06:41 PM
Games Industry International has posted a fascinating glimpse into the nature of the political lobbying efforts of several major industries. In particular, one finding jumped out as a surprise. At $4.83 million, the ESA outspent the NRA's $2.9 million in lobbying efforts. However, a closer look reveals...
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN): Video Games Are Worse Than Guns
on January 30, 2013 at 02:11 PM
"I think video games is a bigger problem than guns, because video games affect people," the senator from Tennessee told MSNBC in response to a question about proposed gun control legislation that would require universal background checks. Words fail me. Failing the ability to live in a world...
California Senator Leland Yee Apologizes To Gamers
on January 29, 2013 at 06:12 PM
California's Senator apologizes to gamers for saying they have "no credibility" when it comes to the debate about violent games. In 2011, California State Senator Leland Yee authored the anti-game legislation that was struck down by the Supreme Court. A few days ago, Lee told the San Francisco...
Anti-Game Lawmaker Says Gamers Don't Have Credibility
on January 25, 2013 at 12:32 PM
Leland Yee, who authored the anti-game legislation in California that was struck down by the Supreme Court in 2011, says gamers aren't qualified to weigh in on the debate about violent games. Speaking to the San Francisco Chronicle , Yee said "Gamers have just got to quiet down. Gamers have...
Obama Asks Congress To Fund Study On Game Violence
on January 16, 2013 at 12:26 PM
During a press conference this morning, President Obama called for the legislature to fund a study on the effects of violent video games and other media. In the conference, which also announced 23 executive orders on gun control, Obama mentioned the proposed study. Later, the wire service Reuters received...
Politicians, Media Continue To Tie Video Games To Newtown Tragedy
on December 20, 2012 at 09:00 PM
In the wake of the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, members of the news media and politicians are turning their eye to the role that violent video games might have played in the shootings. The most prominent move came from U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller, who has introduced...
Maine GOP Attacks Candidate For Playing World of Warcraft
on October 04, 2012 at 07:30 PM
Apparently, some political operatives in Maine have decided that people who play World of Warcraft are unfit for office. According to the news site Politico, Colleen Lachowicz, a Democratic candidate running for the Maine state senate against incumbent Sen. Tom Martin, has been the target of a mailing...
Political Kombat '12 Proposes A New Way To Pick Our President
on October 03, 2012 at 07:40 PM
If you're like us you're probably wondering why the Presidential debates have gotten so political. Check out Political Kombat '12, which envisions a simpler time when debates were settled with fists and whip-like combovers. Watch President Obama and Donald Trump duke it out in this live broadcast...
South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Used Campaign Money For PlayStation 3, iPads
on March 11, 2012 at 01:10 PM
Here's a good lesson for everyone: With great power comes great responsibility. Sadly that includes the responsibility to not spend work-related funds on video games and electronics if you decide to pursue the power of public office. TalkingPointsMemo has the latest word on South Carolina lieutenant...
Conservatives Upset Over Tea Party Zombie Game
on September 08, 2011 at 03:25 PM
A new online game pits players against zombie forms of various conservatives, and Fox News is none too happy about it. The game, Tea Party Zombies Must Die , sends players through a Doom-like gauntlet of Tea Party supporters, Fox News personalities, and Koch Industries businessmen. FoxNews.com features...
Does A Republican Hopeful Want To Catch 'Em All?
on August 13, 2011 at 11:38 AM
It's usually a disaster when politics and video games intersect it's a disaster. Fortunately, this is one of those rare instances where it's just completely odd. In a recent televised debate, Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain quoted an affirmation from a poet about the importance...
No North Korea In Japanese Version Of Homefront
on February 05, 2011 at 05:07 PM
Since Homefront is about North Korea invading America, it might seem impossible to remove North Korea from the game...but that's essentially what's happening for the Japanese release. Japan's CERO ratings board has guidelines regarding how games reference existing people and countries, which...
Video Game Voters Network Design Finalists Revealed
on August 24, 2010 at 04:50 PM
The Video Game Voters Network has revealed 10 finalists in its logo-design contest . Visitors to the site can vote for their favorite from the pool of nominees above until Sept. 6. The winner will score a $750 Best Buy gift card, and second place will win $250. “VGVN members used their creative...
Video Games Make The List…On 'Wasted' Taxpayer Money
on August 04, 2010 at 08:08 AM
Arizona Senator John McCain and Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn have released their third report on stimulus funding, calling out 100 projects that they say squandered taxpayer dollars. In addition to items like number five’s “Abandoned Train Station Converted Into Museum” or 38’s...
EA's Jeff Green Calls Schwarzenegger A Hypocrite
on July 14, 2010 at 06:05 PM
A few months ago the ECA (Entertainment Consumers Association) called California's Schwarzenegger v. EMA law the " most important challenge " the video game industry has ever faced in America. Today the state of California filed a brief to the Supreme Court urging the overturned law to...
Texas A&M Study Suggests Gaming Can Reduce Stress
on July 12, 2010 at 04:00 PM
It's a good thing we have scientists to tackle these burning questions. Associate professor Dr. Christopher J. Ferguson of Texas A&M International University conducted a study of 103 students and concluded that video games, both violent and non, can help calm people after bouts of frustration...
Kojima Calls Obama Peace Prize "Start Of The Peace Walker Plan"
on October 10, 2009 at 08:33 PM
Whether or not you can actually understand them, it's fair to say that Metal Gear Solid mastermind Hideo Kojima has created some very politically charged games. Perhaps that's why I'm not that surprised to discover that he's left some cryptic messages in his blog about U.S. President...
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