Italian police poised to shoot down computer game, 'Mafia'
- the buzz. // Playthings;May2001, Vol. 99 Issue 5, p4
Reports developments related to the toy industry as of May 2001. Amount of Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. television advertising campaign in the United States; Legalization of computer games in China; Postponement of store openings by Target.
- Infernal Revenue. Casey, Winter // National Journal;10/28/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Internal Revenue Service could one day tax monetary gains made through popular virtual reality games such as Second Life. The Joint Economic Committee announced last week it has begun studying the public policy issues related to virtual economies where exotic...
- Caught in the Net: Brazil. // Foreign Policy;Mar/Apr2008, Issue 165, p92
A news brief is presented, reporting on a court ruling in Brazil banning two popular video games, Counter-Strike and EverQuest, on the grounds that they were subversive of public order. But video gamers have said the shooting games may have offended the government because in one, players can...
- Caught in the Net: Online Gaming. // Foreign Policy;Sep/Oct2007, Issue 162, p92
The article focuses on players of online role-playing games such as World of Warcraft and Dungeons & Dragons who will now have fewer Chinese players with which to compete. Time limits have been put on Chinese game players who have to enter identification numbers to play. After their limit, the...
- Violent games: A no-shopping list. Swanson, K.C. // National Journal;12/14/96, Vol. 28 Issue 50, p2706
Reports that United States Senators Joseph I. Lieberman and Herbert H. Kohl have come with a list of the `dirty dozen' of video games and the `10 least-wanted' computer games. Examples of the titles of the games; Steps taken by the video and computer industry to clean up its act.
- Violent Video Games and Kids. Lutze, Solomon; Oliver, Bryant; Mark, Dave; Kearney, Michael; Forgione, Christian; Robe, Dustin; Schiffman, Austin; Jarmon, Vann; Amos, Ryan // U.S. News Digital Weekly;6/4/2010, Vol. 2 Issue 22, p16
The article presents several views about the issue of banning the sale or rent of violent video games to children. One reader believes that parents have the responsibility of protecting their children from violent video games. Another reader suggests monitoring children when playing computer...
- New Travellusions booking engine. // Travel Trade;7/13/2005, p15
Reports that Illusions Online will add an online booking engine for travel agents to its Travellusions product in Australia.
- TECHNOLOGY IN BRIEF. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;2/10/2006, Issue 2703, p19
The article reports developments related to online information service industry in Great Britain. Mach Associates claims that travel operators can save a huge amount of money if they update their online pricing and content. Illusions Online has introduced a system for smaller operators. Multicom...
- New York foils Mob influence with rules, regulations. Marks, Alexandra // Christian Science Monitor;6/23/97, Vol. 89 Issue 145, p11
Reports that rules and regulations had an impact on the Mafia influence in New York. How the Mafia controlled operations at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx; Solutions of Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, in dealing with the Mob.