Nick Xenophon

Nick Xenophon fires a misguided shell at Mario Kart

After shocking some gamers by claiming certain FPS games should be classified as a form of gambling, Australian Senator Nick Xenophon is at it again, this time setting his sights on Mario Kart, and the issue he has isn’t even slightly comprehensive.  The beef with Mario arose following Xenophons’ statements against FPS games, after which South Australia’s Consumer and Business Services...[Read More]

Nick Xenophon has a point about gambling and video games

If you’d told me last week that today I’d be writing about how I think a politician making a bold statement about legislating on video games kind of has a point, I wouldn’t have believed you. I don’t think you could really blame me. Politicians who come out swinging at video games often have little understanding of the medium and are coming from a knee-jerk “won’...[Read More]

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