Correction: Jack Thompson Wanted Best Buy to Not Sell M-Rated Games To…

We recently reported that violent video game critic Jack Thompson asked Best Buy in October to not sell M-rated games. He actually wants them to not sell them to kids, asserting that "Some of these 'Mature' games, in addition to containing adult levels of violence, also contain sexual, pornographic material, so much… » 1/13/13 5:48pm 1/13/13 5:48pm

Thompson Won't Fight Disbarment in Florida

Controversial anti-gaming attorney Jack Thompson will not seek to have a motion for a rehearing filed on his behalf with the Supreme Court of Florida. Rather Thompson says that he will seek to have the federal courts intervene on the ruling that would disbar him for life. "I will focus on the federal suit and will… » 9/30/08 3:00pm 9/30/08 3:00pm

Did Game Writers Create Jack Thompson?

Over the weekend we ran a Letter to the Editor from former Entertainment Software Association president Doug Lowenstein » 9/29/08 10:00am 9/29/08 10:00am. In it, Lowenstein takes game journalists to task for giving Thompson a soap box to stand on and, to some degree, says the media helped create Thompson. He then says that instead of the seemingly …

GamePolitics Calls Out Lowenstein for Thompson Comments

Yesterday, we posted a letter from former ESA boss Doug Lowenstein » 9/28/08 4:30pm 9/28/08 4:30pm chastising the gaming press for giving everyone's favorite soon-to-be-former-lawyer Jack Thompson, claiming that we "treated him as if he was a credible, fair minded critic" (we did?) and overcovered him (and Crecente admitted that on that point, it's…