If you ever wanted to control where your tax dollars go, now's your chance. American Public Media, known mostly for their expansive public radio work, recently updated Budget Hero, a free web-based game where the player has the future of the nation's budget in their hands.
In this Friday edition of Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter YamiKarasu wonders if the standard $50 - $60 price for today's video games is hurting the industry. Well is it?
With the United States' budget projected to hit a $418 billion shortfall by 2015 and a $1.3 trillion shortfall by 2030, the New York Times knows something has to be done. So they made a game.
Attempting to get his state's economy under control in the face of the recession, New York Governor David Paterson has proposed a budget that includes taxes on downloable content, including music, movies, and games.