Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Games vs. Politics, yet again

Dennis McCauley, editor of the excellent, has a very well-written think piece on the current political attacks on video games here.

Certainly, the recently passed laws in Michigan and Illinois should give any serious gamer, or anyone concerned about free speech issues, pause. Wishing Hillary Clinton and Charles Schumer into the cornfield won't solve the problem either. Gamers both in the industry and out need to step up to the plate and work to calm parental fears and change the public perception that games are "just for kids."

Where have I heard that speech before . . .