August 13th, 2006

Editorial Roundup: One Vote Against Bully, One Vote For Games

Not to sound like a parent here, but, "Wake up! Get out of bed. I'm not telling you again. If you don't get up now, you'll have to make your own breakfast... even worse, you'll miss the GamePolitics Sunday Editorial Roundup..."

We'll start on GP's home turf this morning, where Philadelphia Daily News columnist Jenice Armstrong writes that Rockstar's upcoming Bully is a bad idea. As Armstrong correctly points out, there has been an epidemic of gun violence in the City of Brotherly Love recently:

"We're nearing the end of a bloody summer... Come fall, once school is back in session, the last thing this country will need is yet another violence-promoting video game aimed at young men. I'm referring to 'Bully.'"

"I haven't seen it yet. The new game has been shrouded in secrecy... Although I'd prefer to learn more about the game before knocking it, I understand (Miami School Board) and other critics' negative reactions...
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