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Manhunt 2 UK ban is lifted! Let the controversy begin anew

As you should know, we have been covering the BBFC's ban of Manhunt 2 for the past year, from the original decision, to Rockstar's appeal, and the BBFC's counter. Well, it seems that freedom of expression has won out, as the BBFC has today ...   read

 
 
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'Reality vs Fantasy': The Jack Thompson music video

I don't know about you, but I really am sick and tired of hearing about Jack Thompson. Usually, I try to stay the hell away from his idiotic campaigns. Thanks to Geoff over at the always hilarious PurePwnage, I had to make this one exceptio...   read

 
 
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Thompson: Gamers don't care about dead people

The Destructoid community is abuzz with the arrival of its newest member (and avid Destructoid reader) Jack Thompson. Thompson, a man who still clings to the obsolete belief that gamers are sociopathic children, chose to make his grand entr...   read

 
 
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Games as murder simulators = laughable

Crack-a-Jack Thompson has been out in full force since the NIU shooting, going so far as to send tips to Destructoid and even join its community. It's very clear that the murders of youngsters excite him, as he grows steadily more active an...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson is a scum sucking parasite: We can say that, right?

Another school shooting, another chance for Jack Thompson to slither onto Fox News with his "informed" opinion. In the above video, Thompson uses the Northern Illinois University rampage to provide his usual brand of conjecture an...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson versus The Unholy Alliance: Madman targets Defense Department

It's been a while since we poked fun at the silver-haired maniac known as Jack Thompson, but the videogame-obsessed protectobot of chilluns everywhere is making sure he's not forgotten. His plans for the new year involve a new target -- the...   read

 
 
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Hey Mr. Thompson: Sarcastic Gamer goes for the satirical jugular once more

If there's one thing you can rely on Sarcastic Gamer to do, it's create an absolutely merciless satire of something or someone in the form of a well spoofed song. Hey Mr. Thompson is the latest offering from those sarcastic ol' gamers and i...   read

 
 
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GDC: We didn't invite Jack Thompson

Yesterday we told you that GamePolitics found news that Jack Thompson might be attending the Game Developers Conference as a keynote speaker, but it turns out that the GDC knew nothing of this. Now it looks like Jack is that guy who shows ...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson to debate at the Game Developer's Conference?

It's possible that our favorite attorney will be making an appearance at the GDC to reprise his recent debate at this year's VGXPO, where he had it out with Lorne Lanning. GamePolitics found this news in a motion filed by Thompson with...   read

 
 
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They're letting Jack Thompson on TV again: Halo 3 + churches + Thompson = ???

Here's a curious one. Last week I posted (rather controversially) a story about church ministers using Halo to lure children like Gary Glitter into the waiting arms of Baby Jesus. I do believe it was asked by one of our readers exactly what...   read

 
 
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The Jack Attack continues, this time he sues the Alabama Bar

Our favorite sue-happy, one-man train wreck of an attorney Jack Thompson has already hit up the Florida Bar and Florida Supreme Court, Crecente's Hair Palace, other people that poke fun at him with lawsuits, and now he's going after the Ala...   read

 
 
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Destructoid reader warns Jack Thompson about the true evil in America

This letter was shared with us by Destructoid reader Steve Menegozzi AKA kariomart, where he made a shocking and terrible discovery about the true source of corruption in America's youth. Usually we wouldn't run something like on the front ...   read

 
 
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Jack puts Target in his sights: sting, or aiding in child delinquency?

GamePolitics is reporting that the man everybody loves to hate is at it yet again. This time he fell for the hype, and sent his underage son on a mission to secure a copy of Halo 3 from Target -- in the name of justice:Miami attorney and an...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson sends gay porn to judge, doesn't even buy dinner first

My friends, it's almost time to start popping champagne corks, for the glorious day must surely be soon upon us when Jack Thompson's legal career is curb-stomped savagely into a fine red mist. For quite some time now things have been spiral...   read

 
 
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Mad Jack Thompson serves fake cease and desist to webcomic artist

Tipster Pablo sent an email in to us regarding an amusing, if somewhat sad new adventure in the chronicles of crazy Jack Thompson. Scott Johnson, the creator of My Extra Life, has been served an unofficial cease and desist from the office o...   read

 
 
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Halo 3 versus Jack Thompson: The unstoppable force meets the immovable idiot

We all know that Jack Thompson's ideas aren't exactly the most sensible or intelligent. Maybe his plan is to continue spouting the most insane babble on Earth to keep himself in the news, but hey, so long as he's doing things crazy things l...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson whines about possible GTAIV spoof

It seems that Jack Thompson, my favorite person in the whole wide world, is an avid Game Informer reader. After recently reading an article printed in the magazine, Thompson is worried that he's being parodied by Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto...   read

 
 
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Man in China dies after three day MMO session

Ludicrous is not the word to describe this news, but I'm going to go ahead and tell it to you anyway. A man in southern China died after a three day stint at a Cybercafe playing an MMO, per the reports of the state media. Here's a bit more ...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson sends his son to buy BioShock because he is tough

Jack Thompson, the whimsical and lovable old kook that enjoys discussing videogames has recently and proudly announced that he sent his own 15-year old son into a Best Buy so that he could purchase a copy of the M-rated BioShock. In using m...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson to subpoena ... the president!?

The craziest man to ever be declared sane, Jack Thompson, has pulled one of his wackiest moves yet as he has filed to subpoena George W. Bush for a deposition in his bid to keep his law license. Thompson of course is facing the loss of his ...   read

 
 
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Did Sonic The Hedgehog cause the Virginia Tech shooting?

When Seung Hui Cho went on his murderous killing spree at Virginia Tech, one man got giddy with perverse, possibly erotic, excitement. It's because this latest insanity meant that he could be on television again. That man, of course, was Ja...   read

 
 
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Shrink says Jack Thompson is sane? That's crazy!

Jim told us last month that famed attorney and anti-violence crusader Jack Thompson was ordered to undergo psychological testing, but now it looks like video gaming's very own "Whacko Jack-o" isn't so whacked after all -- or at le...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson DESTROYS BioShock ... oh wait ... no he doesn't

Last week, Jack Thompson promised "big trouble" for the eagerly awaited BioShock. While I felt dirty that such a beautiful game was being uttered from the filthy mouth of the silver haired panty-buncher, I patiently waited for thi...   read

 
 
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China's Jack Thompson: online gaming is a major cause of stupidity and crime

Jack Thompson may be the one most of us associate with the anti-videogame stance, but he's hardly cornered the market with his view on the subject. Hailing out of China is a 61-year-old Sociologist named Tao Hongkai who has a few outspoken ...   read

 
 
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Karma's a bitch: Jack Thompson has heart trouble

You know what karma is; it's that concept by which if you live a good life, you're reborn as a golden cow, and if you're bad, you're liable to spend your next incarnation trapped in the body of a hideous predatory mantis who gets his head e...   read

 
 
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I'm a game writer, which means I spend all day in a bacchanal of fabulous nerdiness. My fave games are Ys I & II, Phantasy Star 2 (!!) old Sonic (not the emo RPG crap), anything on Turbo Grafx, Z...

 


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