January 14th, 2013 by Benj Edwards
Tags: Memorials, current events, Aaron Swartz, Internet activism, SOPA, PIPA
In Memoriam: Aaron Swartz (1986-2013)
Software developer, Internet activist
(Photo: Daniel J. Sieradski)
Aaron’s death is not simply a personal tragedy. It is the product of a criminal justice system rife with intimidation and prosecutorial overreach. (source)
June 18th, 2012 by Benj Edwards
Tags: Retro Scan, Deathtrap Dungeon, sexism, violence, current events, PlayStation, PSX, PC CD-ROM, Eidos, GamePro, 1998
I think they have it backwards.
Amid the recent media hullabaloo that modern video games are sexist and overly fixated on violence, I give you this ad for Deathtrap Dungeon from 1998. That is all.
[ From GamePro, May 1998, p.72 ]
Discussion Topic of the Week: Graphics quality aside, do you think today's video games are more sexist and violent than games from earlier eras?