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  • Blog Post: Metal Gear Solid Composer Releases Satoru Iwata Tribute Song

    A musical duo including Metal Gear Solid composer Norihiko Hibino released a new tribute song to the late Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata today. The composer pays tribute through a piano and saxophone medley inspired by Earthbound. “The passing of Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Joins White House Easter Egg Roll Festivities To Promote Fitness

    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... More
  • Blog Post: THQ Officially Lets Go Of Its President And CEO

    THQ has officially notified the SEC that CEO Brian J. Farrell and president Jason Rubin have officially been terminated. What did this mean exactly? It means that THQ is that much closer to no longer existing. No one was holding out hope that THQ would be able to recuperate after its closure and the... More
  • Blog Post: Obama Asks Congress To Fund Study On Game Violence

    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... More
  • Blog Post: The ESA Concludes Its Violent Video Game Discussion With VP Biden

    The Entertainment Software Association, along with other representatives from the video game industry , have emerged from today's discussion of video games and their relationship to gun violence with vice president Joe Biden. After the recent tragedy in Connecticut, president Barack Obama appointed... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Offering Incentive For Watching Election Coverage On Xbox Live

    If you're planning on watching the upcoming presidential debates, why not on Xbox Live? Everyone will be showing the same footage anyway, right? Also, how often do I get to add the tags Barack Obama and Halo 4 to a news story? Xbox Live Rewards members who watch at least three of the upcoming debates... More
  • Blog Post: Resident Evil 6's President Lobbies For Your Vote

    We're quickly approaching the 2012 presidential election, but you won't see Obama or Romney anywhere near Resident Evil 6. In Capcom's world, the man that wants your vote is Adam Benford, and he sent some campaigning materials to Game Informer's office. You can see the case, hat, button... More
  • Blog Post: There Is A Ron Paul Video Game In The Works

    Indie developer D.S. Williams is hard at work creating The Road to REVOLution, the Ron Paul video game. This may be the first game created to help promote the presidential aspirations of a potential candidate. There are 50 Levels based around the 50 states and 13 bosses representing the 13 branches of... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Names New Overlord For USA, Europe

    This probably doesn't concern you, but we'll pass it along just in case. Capcom has named Kazuhiko Abe as new president for Capcom USA and Capcom Europe. Before taking on the position, Abe was chief financial officer at Capcom Japan. As president, Abe will be in charge of the North American and... More
  • Blog Post: President Obama Makes A Cameo In Madden NFL 11

    Celebrity appearances in games are becoming more common, but here's one I never expected to see: Apparently you'll be able to meet President Obama in the next Madden game if you take your team all the way to the Super Bowl. IGN brings word of the odd addition to the long-running football series... More
  • Blog Post: Kojima Calls Obama Peace Prize "Start Of The Peace Walker Plan"

    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... More
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