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O'Reilly's no video game spin zone

Political-types have a love-hate relationship with video games; they love to hate them. The person doing the hating doesn't always have to be in office (Republicans and Democrats equally hate video games, just to stop that argument short), he just has to have enough riding on the political game....

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The Political Game: The blame game

Each week Dennis McCauley contributes The Political Game, a column on the collision of politics and video games: Wednesday's tragic shooting spree at Montreal's Dawson College has prompted yet another media feeding frenzy over violent video games. Word that 25-year-old shooter Kimveer Gill played...

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Pols want "Truth in Video Game Rating Act"

The ever vigilant Game Politics brings word of yet another video game bill (YAVGB), this one brought to you by a bipartisan group of Congressman spearheaded by Florida Republican Cliff Stearns, seeking "truth in video game ratings." Of course, Stearns is also the Chairman of the House Subcommittee...

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Entertainment Weekly honors Joystiq in top 25 list

While we're physically unable to pat ourselves on the back (freak DDR accident, y'know), we thought there might be some interest in seeing your favorite game blog (read: that's us, guys) in dead tree format. We've been selected by the good people at Entertainment Weekly as one of their "25 favorite...

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Governmental ads: "give your thumbs a rest"

An ad campaign from the Centers for Disease Control is pulling no punches with their tagline "Give your thumbs a rest. Play for real." Supposedly encouraging active lifestyles rather than the way of the couch potato, the ad features an in-game style image of obese baseball players on an...

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