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Web games, ripped from the headlines AddictingGames creates fun from current events. Its latest target: naughty governors. Reporting from San Francisco — A few days after South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford returned from Argentina and publicly revealed his adulterous affair with a Buenos Aires businesswoman, a group of five video game creators are gathered in a small conference room in San Francisco to discuss politicians with a wandering eye. “The point here is to take the opportunity of Sanford to look at something that seems to be happening a lot,” declares Kate Connally, the only woman in the room, as the group reviews more than 10,000 Google News headlines on a plasma screen. Guided by a reference document titled “Where’s the Naughty Governor?” the discussion runs through a recent bumper crop of philandering politicos: Eliot Spitzer, Jim McGreevey, John Ensign, John Edwards, Antonio Villaraigosa, Gavin Newsom. The agenda, as Joel Breton describes it, is simple: “We have to decide who
AN FRANCISCO, June 28 /PRNewswire/ — The “envelopes” were opened and the best games named during Nickelodeon’s “AddictingGames Showdown” (Saturday, June 27, 8-10 p.m. ET/PT), the first-of-its-kind convergent, prime-time TV event honoring the coolest, funniest and most addicting games. More than 5 million votes were cast for the cream of the crop from AddictingGames’ library of 3,500 games. Honors went to games in 10 different categories, including: “Best Game From Planet Random” – Tattoo Artist; “Greatest Escape Game” – Escape the Car; “Mostest Edumacational Game” – Magic Pen; and “Most AddictingGame” – World’s Hardest Game. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090628/NY39071 ) “Congratulations to the winning games and the developers who created them. We applaud the innovation and creativity of everyone involved in creating such phenomenal online games,” said Dave Williams, Senior Vice President