Posts tagged "video games"

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Grand Theft Auto IV

Earlier we posted a poll about the hooker screwing and killing in Grand Theft Auto IV. I wasn’t entirely sure how I felt about this game, so I haven’t voted yet, and instead asked the guys on my IM why I shouldn’t be horribly offended by them having virtual sex for money with the woma…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 1, 2008

Poll: Is Grand Theft Auto IV Super Duper Offensive?

Grand Theft Auto IV came out on Tuesday and made bajillions of dollars in sales. However, some people are up in arms because the video game allows you to have sex with prostitutes and then kill them afterwards. Boinkology has an excellent post up about the line between video game fantasy and real, live misogyny.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 1, 2008

Crave (For Him): Wiimotes Around His Wrists

The Wii is the one video game system in my apartment that I can stand, because the games are basic enough for me to play and the sound effects don’t give me a headache. These cuff links are really cute and a fun little gift for the dude in your life that just can’t live…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

Today In Terribleness: Polygamists, Evil Dads, And Girl Hating Gamers

More than half of the teen girls taken from the polygamist compound in Texas earlier this month have children or are pregnant. A total of 463 children were taken into custody by Child Protective Services. [CNN]
An Austrian man kept his daughter prisoner for 24 years, raped her, and fathered all six of her children.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 29, 2008

Bejeweled: A Nintendo Engagement

When you find a girl that loves her Nintendo DS as much as you, even a gamer knows not to play games — that is, unless you’re trying to propose. Bernie Peng knew the way to his woman’s heart was through her favorite video game, Bejeweled, so it seemed fitting that he recreate the game…

Simcha / April 22, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Carla Bruni’s Increasing Value, Video Games, And A Sick Hamster

A nude photo of French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy from 1993 sold at Christie’s auction house yesterday for $91,000 — more than 20 times its expected price. And Carla has improved her sales rank significantly since we first reported on her relationship with Nicolas. Back in December, her album No Promises was 12,718, while…

Catherine Strawn / April 11, 2008

Star Couplings: Virtual Reality Will Let You Kill Speidi!

Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are making a video game starring themselves. Yes, you can kill them. Hooray! [Us Weekly
Some friend of Tony Romo, who previously told Us Weekly that Romo and his ex, Sophia Bush, “could go the distance”, is now telling the magazine that he thinks Romo and current squeeze, Jessica Simpson,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 21, 2008
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