Archive | June 5th, 2009

05 June 2009 ~ 3 Comments

The Sims 3 has Gay Marriage! Why I Care

And no one in the gameplay does. Lyle Masaki at AfterElton tested the new version of The Sims to see if gays and lesbians could get married. He reports: “…after a week of game time, I was able to get a male couple to plan a wedding party and tie the knot.” We all know […]

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Bollywood Actors Mistaken for 'Illegal Immigrants'

This is absurd but also surreal. The sight of an army helicopter hovering above a sailing yacht off Comino, followed by the disembarkation of 20 people onto two dinghies raised suspicions among observers that illegal immigration had taken a new twist. The scene took place last week in the Malta-Gozo channel and had some Gozitans […]

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New Media – SOS_Slaves – Game for Sands of Silence

This week I had the opportunity to give what little insight I had on a gaming project for the documentary Sands of Silence, produced by activist film-maker Chelo Alvarez-Stehle. It is a first-person role-playing game where the gamer assumes the character of a girl from either Africa, Nepal or Mexico and is taken through the […]

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