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Utah Governor Axes Violent Game Legislation

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 3:47pm PDT

Though the legislation passed the Senate and House of Representatives with much political support, GamePolitics reports that Utah governor Jon M....

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"Didn't Jack lose his lawyers license? Why's he got such a fixation for games, why doesn't he go ..."

- torgjo see all 17 comments

ESRB Opposes Utah's Violent Game Legislation

By Chris Faylor, Mar 06, 2009 2:42pm PST

Entertainment Software Rating Board president Patricia Vance has penned an open letter to Utah citizens, urging them to oppose legislation that...

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"No offense to you personally... but Utah is the most backwardsly repressed state in the Union. ..."

- vertdang see all 5 comments

Jack Thompson: God Caused Take-Two Stock Drop, Chairman Facing 'Eternity of Punishment'

By Chris Faylor, Dec 31, 2008 8:58am PST

I didn't think we'd be running any more Jack Thompson stories after the outspoken game-hating attorney was permanently disbarred, but this one is...

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"your right.... it lingers in some parts of humanity...good call..."

- NEEEEEMO see all 105 comments

Jack Thompson Disbarred Permanently [Updated, Thompson Responds]

By Blake Ellison, Sep 25, 2008 10:58am PDT

The legal career of anti-game crusader Jack Thompson is to come to an end. It was previously reported that Thompson was recommended a ten-year...

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"i play city of heroes that game makes me want to blast electrical bolts out of my arms while i ..."

- mahmoodpoya see all 109 comments

Jack Thompson Recommended for 10-year Disbarment, Walks Out of Disciplinary Hearing

By Aaron Linde, Jun 04, 2008 2:49pm PDT

Infamous anti-game litigator Jack Thompson walked out of his scheduled disciplinary hearing before the Florida Bar this afternoon, after which the...

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"The first part so far seems like its one big personal attack / threat directed at the judge.. ..."

- bundy see all 75 comments

Jack Thompson Guilty on 27 Counts of Misconduct; Final Ruling Falls to Florida Supreme Court

By Aaron Linde, May 20, 2008 8:00pm PDT

The judge presiding over infamous anti-game litigator Jack Thompson has recommended that the attorney be found guilty of 27 counts of misconduct in...

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"I'd like to believe this is true, but there are people that take him seriously and some of those ..."

- Fred Garvin see all 59 comments

Thompson Writes Chairman's Mom Re: GTA 4, Compares Zelnick to Hitler Youth

By Chris Faylor, Apr 23, 2008 8:09am PDT

Protesting the release of Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3, X360) on April 29, outspoken game critic Jack Thompson (pictured left) has written a letter...

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"They tried that. It was called Fable. Remember that game? No one wanted to be the good guy. So ..."

- adfectio see all 108 comments

Morning Discussion

By Jeff "geedeck" Gondek, Apr 22, 2008 11:55pm PDT

Howdy kids, how is that hump-day treating you? So for many Shackers, the big news yesterday was the announcement of QuakeCon 2008. I for one can...

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"lol "lol" is five characters; w00t in your face five character shack comment limit!"

- theLephty see all 4826 comments

New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer Busted in Sex Scandal, Eats Own Face

By Aaron Linde, Mar 10, 2008 2:35pm PDT

New York governor Eliot Spitzer is sad. Why? Turns out the governor up and got himself implicated in a prostitution ring scandal, wherein ladies...

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"I think more than the New York Post-reported "addiction to hookers", or any perceived hypocracy ..."

- majinpsyduck see all 20 comments

Thompson Guns Down PAX Debate Proposal

By Nick Breckon, Jun 06, 2007 4:58pm PDT

Just when you thought he was out of the spotlight, the creative duo from webcomic Penny Arcade have pulled him back in. In an effort to squelch...

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"Had PA been upfront about it then Jack Thompson would have complained the other way: "I'm not ..."

- mizterd99 see all 30 comments

Thompson Demands Wendy's Cut Wii Promotion

By Chris Remo, May 08, 2007 4:19pm PDT

Notorious video game-targeting attorney Jack Thompson (pictured left) has demanded that fast food chain Wendy's cancel its promotional tie-in...

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"isn't this violating the ruling against him that ordered him to get off take2's case?"

- Wierdo-X see all 68 comments

Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, Apr 20, 2007 6:27pm PDT

Have a good weekend girls. Make sure and practice being awesome. I would google Jack Thompson or someone like that if you're at a loss trying...

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"this is off topic, but does your shackname have anything to do with judge dredd? "

- xxiv see all 7008 comments

Take-Two and Jack Thompson Reach Settlement, Drop Charges

By Chris Faylor, Apr 20, 2007 7:56am PDT

Following up Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two Interactive's pre-emptive legal action against lawyer Jack Thompson and his resulting countersuit,...

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"tired of these fucking old douchebags screwing with games, why dont they harass the violent ..."

- techx4 see all 36 comments

Take-Two Pre-Emptively Sues Jack Thompson

By Chris Remo, Mar 16, 2007 11:40am PDT

In a rather amusing move given the history between Take-Two Interactive and Jack Thompson, Game Politics reports that the Grand Theft Auto...

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"After having read the complaint against Thompson, the only thing I can see missing is a request ..."

- RomSteady see all 14 comments

Jack Thompson to Face Court Disciplinary Hearing

By Chris Remo, Feb 05, 2007 11:36am PST

Miami-based attorney Jack Thompson has been out of the headlines for a couple months, but the eagle-eyed GamePolitics reported this weekend that...

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"At least with Howard Stern, if you don't like him you can change the station. With this guy, if ..."

- AhmNee see all 50 comments