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Saturday, Jun 06, 2009

  

German Violent Game Ban?

A report on German website CHIP Online indicates that Germany is considering outlawing all video games that include deadly violence or cruelty. Germany is already pretty strict about such games, but this indicates a vote will take place over the coming weeks or months to crack down on violent games even further. Thanks Gamezine.co.uk.

Spore Galactic Adventures Trailer

The E3 2009 trailer for Spore Galactic Adventures is now available with a look at the upcoming action-oriented add-on for Maxis' evolutionary adventure game. You can find the clip on FileFront and Gamer's Hell.

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Metaverse

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Safety Dance

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Out of the Blue

Sorry about the non-update last night. I had a mini-disaster and lost some data, and since there was nothing particularly earth-shaking as the entire industry played escape from Los Angeles, I left putting it all back together for today.

Escape from Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez.
Play: Nitrohaul.
Vector Boom. Thanks Jay is Games.
Crop Circles 2.
Links: Team Fortress 2 Situation Report. Thanks Ian.
Stories: An Elephant Never Forgets - Her Friend. Thanks Brother19.
Fish coughs up golden watch. Seems familiar. Aesop? O. Henry? Thanks Neatorama.
Science: New Army Rifle Fires Laser-Guided Smart Bullets With Onboard Targeting Chips.
Long space flights will make you short, fat, and bald. The Right Stuff.
Media: Live reporter gets hit by sprinkler system. Keeps reporting.
Table Tennis in Slow Motion.
Follow-ups: Protecting the Apollo Landing Sites From Later Landings.



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