LEGO children and animals drown in oil as a downbeat cover of the song "Everything is Awesome" plays in the latest Greenpeace protest aimed at the partnership between the toy creators and Shell Oil Company.
Unlike their fellow activists at PETA, whose efforts at employing video games for their cause usually just cause palms to smack against foreheads, Greenpeace's new game gets it. It's smart. And pretty good to boot.
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This year, like every year, Greenpeace has given Nintendo the lowest marks out of the electronics companies it graded.
A great report over on GamePro today takes a look at the environmental impact of the video game industry. Those yearning for a brighter future (and can take solace in incremental improvements), you'll like what you see.
Doesn't look like cutting a bunch of plastic out of the standard game cases did much for anyone's Greenpeace ratings. The environmental advocacy group released its quarterly rankings of electronics companies, again tsk-tsking Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.
Measuring the 500 largest corporations in America, Newsweek found no video game maker in the top 100 and even rated Activision behind environmental bogeyman ExxonMobil.
Here at Greenpeace we're no strangers to controversy.
Greenpeace today released three videos to highlight what they say is the presence of "highly toxic substances" in video game consoles.
Every year that Greenpeace releases its "Guide to Greener Electronics", one company is always at the bottom. That company is Nintendo.
Nintendo used to be bad for the environment. Now? Just sorta bad! Last year, Greenpeace singled the Kyoto-based game maker by giving it the lowest score in its "Guide to Greener Electronics" had ever awarded to a company — a 0/10. Part of the reason for this dubious honor was that Nintendo failed to provide any data…