Day: August 16, 2006

Video Game Media Watch Archives

Games Stop Bernie Mac from Killing Kids

No sooner does the third Simpsons episode of the day end on my local UPN affiliate than a repeat of The Bernie Mac Show comes on. I’m not usually a Bernie Mac man, myself (I prefer my sitcoms a little more surreal) but the sight of Bernie with a PlayStation controller in his hands made […]

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Analyzing the Analysts

When the Yankee Group announced findings recently that the PlayStation 3 would win the console battle, a lot of outlets jumped on it. Most of these outlets simply repeated the reports findings and added a bit of context about the current industry buzz. Pretty standard stuff. But a 1up news story went the extra mile, […]

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Confusing Headline of the Moment

“Mario’s Union out to Pull the Plug on EA” -An Evil Avatar headline about a plumber’s union suit against Electronic Arts. The story has nothing to do with Nintendo or its mascot.

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