May the Force Be PG

Despite post-Columbine High School sensitivity to virtual violence, few doubt that the splatter game Quake III will be one of the big hits this week at Electronic Entertainment Expo, the big annual trade show where computer- and video-game vendors gather to unveil their whizziest and often most bloodthirsty stuff. But parents hoping to keep guns and guts off their PC and TV screens will have plenty of other choices, judging from the strong lineup of family-friendly fare. Disney will debut its new Tarzan action game for the PC, PlayStation and Nintendo 64. Maxis will present The Sims, a fresh take on...

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