video games

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How Grand Theft Auto changed video games (and the world). For Ben.

How Grand Theft Auto changed video games (and the world) – http://m.cnet.com/news/57414909?part=pulse&subj=latest-news&tag=related&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews


Best of Stuff Week! The Stuffiest of the Stuff!, or, um, Something Like That

Hear ye, Hear ye, o writers and bloggers!  We (Derek, Jordi, Chris) proclaimeth!

The Best Post:

“How Sweet are Those Kisses?” by Caitlin

Famous Old Ad of Chocolate

More Sweetness!

Upton Sinclair Prize for Muck-Raking:

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Grand Theft Auto – controversy of Rockstar Studios

Rockstar Games, a subsidiary of Take – Two Interactive, created a series of video games in 1997 called Grand Theft Auto (GTA).  Multiple games in the series have been made, each one becoming a more ridiculous depiction of the life of a criminal.  The gamer plays the role of the criminal, wreaking havoc on cities that bear striking resemblances to New York City, Las Vegas, Miami, among others.  I’ve played these games since 2001 and, along with many people I know, enjoy playing them a lot.  However, there are numerous aspects to the games that many people find disturbing and inappropriate to be included in something that is made for gamers; the majority of gamers (especially when these GTA games reached their peak) are usually adolescents and younger.

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Blog 5 before session 6 What (interest) or Who (person) Inspires You? For this week’s prompt, the Blog Council wants you to examine how this class relates to your own interests. So, please write about how this class relates to some of your own intellectual or other learning interests. We are NOT interested in how it relates to a specific career goal. Plan B: same idea, but based on a person. See whole post for details.

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