Game Politics (gamepolitics) wrote,
Game Politics

PC Gamer Mag Challenges Paper on Need For Speed Crash Hype

Hey, Toronto Star - sensationalize, much?

The over-hyped media coverage of a recent fatal car crash in Toronto enraged gamers from Albany to Zanzibar. EA's popular Need For Speed came unde fire when investigators found a copy of the racing game on the front seat of one of two cars which had been racing.

A recent edition of PC Gamer Podcast examines the issue and features an interview with an editor from the Star, one of the more egregious offenders in the NFS blame game.

Good stuff!

GP: By the way, just to avoid confusion, the graphic accompanying this piece is PC Gamer's, not that of the Toronto Star. Just thought I'd mention that...

Tags: media, need for speed, pc gamer, racing games, sensationalism, toronto sun
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