Maybe Air Pong is Still Ok…

1 08 2008

Nintendo bows to parental pressure.  

Beer Pong, a Wii title set to be the first in its new line of Frat Party Games was a bit much for a parents in Connecticut, and so they enlisted their state’s attorney general Richard Blumenthal to pressure Nintendo to make it right.  In the game, the virtual cups of beer have been transformed into cups of water, and the name of the game has been changed to Pong Toss.  

You would think that would be enough to neuter the game to everyone’s satisfaction, but not quite.  Last year, Dartmouth even banned the RL game Water Pong, because of the possible dangers of water intoxication.  Really.  

Read the whole story here at TIME.




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