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The One Game to Play on July 4th

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<p>From Ms. H!</p>
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<p>Source of news:&nbsp; Kotaku, Luke Plunkett, July 4, 2011</p>
<p>&nbsp;Even though not American, the game&nbsp;he&nbsp;would&nbsp; play on July 4th is <em>Sid Meier's Colonization</em>.&nbsp; Apparently this is an historically based game, first released in 1994, but never reached the heights of popularity as other similar type games. He mentions&nbsp;this game&nbsp;is a cult favorite of PC gamers?</p>
<p>According to him, there are&nbsp;games that&nbsp;may include muskets or swords, gladiators or samurai, but are usually window-dressing to an action game, and &nbsp;rarely explore the period themes of the time, the history, or the politics.</p>
<p>Ms H's take:&nbsp;&nbsp;I would replay&nbsp; the game I reviewed on Mom's Minute where one of our listeners said he appreciated my patriotism.&nbsp; What a nice thing to say!&nbsp; Do you remember the game I played?&nbsp;</p>
<p>The game was the Winter Olympics where I tried over and over again&nbsp;to win the gold medal for the U.S.&nbsp; I'm&nbsp;more experienced&nbsp;at playing video games now, so maybe this time I&nbsp;can win that gold medal!</p>
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<p>Have you played&nbsp;the Colonization game or&nbsp;are there any&nbsp;games that you play at certain times of the year, i.e., July 4th? Or&nbsp;maybe holidays&nbsp;are not&nbsp;factors of when you play&nbsp;certain video games?&nbsp;&nbsp; Comment to me below or in my forum.&nbsp; I'm looking forward to hearing from you!</p>
<p>Thanks for visiting&nbsp;my website.&nbsp; Happy July 4th! Stay Safe!</p>
<p>Bye now, &nbsp;My minute is up!</p>
<p>Ms. H.</p>
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Most Violent Video Games?

SOURCE:  Courtesy of CNN website, Doug Gross, June 29, 2011

Here is  a listing of his take on the ten most violent video games, in no particular order. Some of these games were out for play before the ratings system was used.

Death Race (1976)

Mortal Kombat (1992)

Doom (1993)

Grand Theft Auto (1997)

Silent Hill (1999)

Postal 2 (2003)

MadWorld (2009)

Bioshock (2007)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009)

Bulletstorm (2011)

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