Day: July 8, 2005

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Trivialities in Non-Trivial Times

In the grand scheme of things, is writing about something as trivial as video games worthwhile in light of the huge, sometimes crushing problems and issues of the real world? I’ve been struggling with this question a little bit since the recent terror attacks in London. A post on Andrew Sullivan’s blog has helped me […]

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Will They "Work More Hours?"

Recently, I have seen a whole lot of reports echoing Ken Kutaragi’s recent comment to Japanese publication Toyo Keizai that he hopes people will “work more hours” to buy a Playstation 3. This includes one report that goes so far as to claim in the headline that the hefty price is “unlikely to put off […]

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