Sep 152011

Interested in working in video games? You might want to check out G4TV’s new series, G4 University, which focuses on video games jobs by interviewing the big names in the industry. The BioWare doctors encourage people to create their own game, Adam Sessler gives advice on game journalism, Ken Levine says some of their best people came from quality assurance.

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Jun 272011

In Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn. the Supreme Court ruled that video games are protected by free speech.  In this 7-2 ruling the Court rejected the idea that video games qualify for special regulation because of their interactive nature, calling it “unprecedented and mistaken.”  It continued:

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Sep 302010

If you don’t know about these guys, you should.  Extra Credits at do animated videos which discuss various aspects of video gaming.  Their most recent video, “Project Ten Dollar,” talks about the issues of pricing games, what developers get paid, used game sales, downloadable content, and EA Games Project Ten Dollar.  Their talks are well-informed and insightful, while the animation brings the subject matter to life in an entertaining manner.

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