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Rock Band Weekly: Bush

Breathe in, breathe out, and everything's zen, because next week's Rock Band DLC is a three-pack from alt rockers Bush. All the tracks are off the band's hit 1994 debut album "Sixteen Stone."...

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School shooting "hero" confesses to Xbox theft

Stories about thieves stealing games and systems are a dime a dozen, but those thefts usually don't involve a culprit that was praised as a hero by President Bush. They do occasionally, though, as is proven by a recent Philadelphia Inquirer article about Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School student Lewis...

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ESA gets new boss, Mike Gallagher

There's a new captain on board the S.S. ESA: Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce Mike Gallagher, who'll be stepping into the shoes left by former president Doug Lowenstein last year. Gallagher most recently served as the "chief telecommunications and policy advisor to the Bush Administration," ...

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Shed a tear for Jaffe's Heartland

Newsweek's latest exchange with designer David Jaffe dredges up memory of Heartland, one of the industry's recent missed opportunities. In October 2005, when Heartland was known as 'Project HL', Jaffe went public with his goal to make gamers cry, describing his PSP epic as an examination of "what's ...

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News Alert: Syrian prez doesn't play video games

The controversy surrounding the positive and negative effects of modern video games has drawn commentary from luminaries ranging from the governor of California to the Pope. But among all this high-level pontificating, one question has loomed large: What does Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad think o...

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Video Sandwich: November 19, 2006

Here are two very different approaches to PSP video fandom. They're both creative and show effort, but only one ends up being actually worthwhile. The top video is a fan-made commercial, submitted by Dane Kaplan, and it shows how Sony's portable can bring people together. I loved the principal...

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Bush the target in Iraq war game mod

The Global Islamic Media Front, which has been described as a "jihadist mouthpiece," recently released Night of Bush Capturing, which is, ironically, a mod of Petrilla Entertainment's crass budget-FPS, Quest for Saddam. The game, which according to an advertisement is being distributed for "terroris...

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Video Sandwich: August 27, 2006

Afraid of global warming? Hate seeing gas prices keep on going up? You can blame George W. Bush, but the secret's finally out. This hard-hitting edition of Video Sandwich reveals that every single problem in the US of A is caused by monkeys. Yes. Monkeys. These are no ordinary monkeys, though. Th...

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Iraq war as text (mis)adventure

It's not often that video games and politics mix, but when they do the combination is inevitably entertaining. This entry by a disillusioned blogger is inspired by the text based games of old and takes a linear look at the Iraq war from George W. Bush's perspective. It'll no doubt tickle the funny b...

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