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Subway map artist and Naughty Dog settle The Last of Us complaint

Naughty Dog has apologized for the unauthorized use of an unofficial Boston subway in The Last of Us. The map, examined intently by protagonist Joel above, wasn't made by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority or Naughty Dog. It's the work of a Portland-based artist named Cameron Booth, who...

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The Political Game: Censorship in Beantown

Each week Dennis McCauley contributes The Political Game, a column on the collision of politics and video games: I don't much care for Grand Theft Auto. Aside from occasional review duties, I don't play Saints Row, either, or Reservoir Dogs or Scarface. Crime games are just not my thing; however, I...

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Boston transit system bans M rated game ads

The MBTA, Boston's public transit system authority, has decided to ban advertising in the system for all M and AO rated video games. According to The Boston Herald the transportation authority believed that if "X-rated movies" are banned from advertising, so should M and AO rated games. We're a...

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Boston Herald created GTA controversy, politicians followed [update 1]

The Political Game piece by Dennis McCauley of GamePolitics helped highlight a little story from Boston this week about controversial advertisements on the MBTA public transportation system, known as the T, for GTA: Vice City Stories. As a Boston native and resident it behooves me to give a little...

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The Political Game: Banned in Boston

Each week Dennis McCauley contributes The Political Game, a column on the collision of politics and video games: Suddenly, the video game violence debate is big news in Beantown. The controversy began on Monday when a local advocacy group, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, delivered a...

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