Campaign Rush – FAIL

Well, I’m a bit disappointed. Ian Bogost just launched Campaign Rush, a flash game about the 2008 US presidential election. You pick a ticket – Democrat or Republican – and then have to manage campaign workers in that party’s war room. The phones are ringing, the e-mails are coming in, and your busy little campaign […]

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Wealth, Power . . . Gaming.

The Entertainment Software Association is the pro-game lobby group in the US. Now they’re starting to play a new game: election politics. Capitalizing on its improved respectability, the video game industry intends to establish a political action committee to donate money to game-friendly politicians and candidates. “We will be writing checks to campaigns by the […]

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