September 18th, 2006

Islamic Radicals Release "Night of Bush Capturing" Game

According to the terrorism trackers at the Site Institute, radical jihadists have released a new anti-American computer game.

Night of Bush Capturing is an first-person shooter based on the Quest for Saddam engine. The game features six levels with names such as "Jihad Beginning", "America's Hell" and "Bush Hunted Like a Rat". A soundtrack of Jihadist music loops during play.

The game was released on Friday by the Global Islamic Media Front, described by the Site Institute as "a jihadist mouthpiece". Site reports that an ad for Night of Bush Capturing says that the game is being distributed for "terrorist children".

Hot Air has links to a download of the game as well as a video trailer.

GP: As we described in recent coverage, this continues a jihadi trend to communicate radical Islamic themes through game technology.

GP Book Review: Penny Arcade's Epic Legends of the Magic Sword Kings

Penny Arcade Volume 2: Epic Legends Of The Magic Sword Kings
by Jerry Holkins & Mike Krahulik
reviewed for GamePolitics by Ryan Sharpe

When Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins, better known as Gabe and Tycho of Penny Arcade fame, published Attack of the Bacon Robots in January, it was a test run, a sort of feeling-out of what publishing a "real" book was like. (We're ignoring for now the abortive Year One: A Penny-Arcade Retrospective)

Now the lads have returned to the book biz with Epic Legends of the Magic Sword Kings which collects all of the Penny Arcade strips from the year 2001.
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