I’ve never been a fan of local television news. Mostly because they make you wait through commercials before they answer questions they pose, such as, “Can your refrigerator be killing you?” Come on! Tell me now, I was just visit accused death trap for some life-sustaining food! Am I making a mistake!
But I digress. In another bout of outlandish sensationalism a Columbia, Missouri news program has Nintendo in its crosshairs. Their threat this time is their second favorite behind the threat of death… the threat of sexual predators.
KMIZ is reporting claims by the obviously uninformed Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force that Animal Crossing on the Nintendo Wii is being used by sexual predators to target children.
What makes it obvious that neither the reporters or the cops have played the game is quotes like this: (more…)