The Bobby Blackwolf Show Episode 20: December 4, 2005
Week of December 4, 2005
- It was a bad week politically for the game industry for the most part.
- The National Institute of Media and the Family issued their MediaWise Report Card of the industry, giving some failing grades.
- The ESRB responded, stating that NIMF isn't interested in working with the industry.
- Democratic Senators Hillary Clinton (NY) and Joseph Lieberman (CT) announced the Family Entertainment Protection Act which will be introduced into the US Senate when it reconvenes.
- And, guess what, the ESA thinks it shouldn't be necessary.
- But it wasn't all downs, A federal judge overturned the Safe Games Illinois Act by saying it was unconstituional.
- But the Governor of Illinois really wants to be re-elected, so he will push on.
- Electronic Arts got slapped with a lawsuit because some guy claims he dreamed up the same RPG style mode that Madden NFL 06 uses.
- We'll finally hear more about Nintendo's next gen system at E3.
- Which is good, cuz Shiggy ain't saying much.
- But hey, at least there's a lot of development work going into Super Smash Bros. Revolution!
- Allgames member Kadosho gives us his impressions of Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones.
- Are graffiti artists being paid by Sony to tag areas with images of children playing PSP's?
- There's a new firmware update for the PSP that allows for the streaming of podcasts!
- But if you're on your PSP and want to see a website made for it, check out OLRPSP.com made by the guys over at Orange Lounge Radio - which is a great internet radio station devoted to game music with a great gaming podcast.
- We interview Scot Rubin, founder of All Games Productions about Free Play and A Million Crazy Pixels. He's also going live on our Shoutcast stream on Friday, December 9th at 10PM Eastern/7PM Pacific from The Arena Game Lounge in Santa Monica, California.
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