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Beat-up news article is a beat-up

Once again, the mainstream media is banging on about how Gaming Is A Threat To The Youth Of Today, complete with fabricated quotes and comparisons to zombism.

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Daily Mail headlines

  • Anne Diamond responds to controversy over Daily Mail anti-games piece

    If there’s one thing gaming’s detractors have learned, it’s that gamers raise their pitchforks at even the slightest sign of dissatisfaction with their hobby. Anne Diamond’s trial by fire was no different. “All I did was take a Mum’s eye view of the sort of video games my sons play with their friends – for […]

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  • Wii Hanging was an accident, says coroner

    The story we ran about a boy who hanged himself after his father confiscated his new Wii game wasn’t exactly as clear cut as the dirge of British journalism, The Daily Mail, would have us believe. We should have known better, to be honest. What really happened was omitted from the The Daily Mail piece. […]

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  • Telegraph story claiming SITE was "red-faced" after Fallout 3 al-Qaeda gaff vanishes following "legal wrangling"

    British newspaper the Daily Telegraph has seemingly removed a story from its website claiming extremist monitoring agency SITE was left “red-faced” after it circulated a piece of Fallout 3 art as al-Qaeda propaganda. The original story URL now brings up a 404 error. Videogaming247.com has been told by Telegraph editorial staff this morning that “lots […]

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  • Daily Mail out-idiots itself with "al-Queda" Fallout 3 art

    For those of you that don’t live in the UK, the Daily Mail is a revolting right-wing newspaper that shames Britain with its existence. But today it’s done itself proud. It’s posted a piece of Fallout 3 concept art on its website and claimed the image of a ruined Washington DC has been put together […]

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  • Daily Mail gives GTA IV top marks

    British “newspaper” the Daily Mail – famed for the now-removed Anne Diamond anti-games review piece – has awarded GTA IV a five-out-of-five score. “Whether you believe that this represents a new low in sick and corrupting entertainment or is simply the finest game ever seen, you will find plenty here to support your case,” said […]

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