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Globalization Protests Become Video Game at Orgy of Commercial Capitalism

Here's a pretty old legacy post from the blog archives of Geekery Today; it was written about 21 years ago, in 2001, on the World Wide Web.

At the E3 in Los Angeles, one of the world’s biggest orgies of commercial capitalism, Rockstar Games unveiled an upcoming game loosely premised on the violent elements of the anti-WTO mass protests in Seattle [Indymedia Newswire]. Sometimes the world is just so damn surreal that it defies commentary….

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  1. Avid Gamer

    Its just a game. Video games do not at all promote people to actually go out and start riots or kill anyone. If anything they act as ways for people to vent frustration and/or anxiety, however their sale to minors is still somewhat of an issue. Besides, this game sucks anyway.

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