My colleague Helen Routledge at PIXELearning felt so strongly about the silly UK Government-backed change4life initiative’s unfair targeting of computer games that has set up a dedicated Facebook group.
Read more (and sign up) at: http://www.facebook.com/board.php?uid=55017404863#/group.php?gid=55017404863
Meanwhile MCV has been full of stories about this including the filing of a complaint to the Advertising Standards Agency(ASA) and SEGA, EA, Ubisoft and others publicly criticising the adverts (that appeared in various woman’s magazines). Catch up with the story at: http://www.mcvuk.com/search/change4life/news/1
MCV also commented on the fact that several major purveyors of fatty/sugary foods are part of the campaign yet not a single representative from the computer games industry is present. The Evil Number 27 thinks this is more than a little biased!