Beer Pong is a virtual rendition of the popular college drinking game that requires players to toss Ping-Pong balls across a table and into a cup of beer (if your cup is hit, you drink). The game was designed for the popular Nintendo Wii platform, and its maker had planned to release it as the first game in its new Frat Party Games series. But concerned parents began sending angry letters to JV Games and Nintendo - Connecticut Attorney GeneralRichard Blumenthal even got in on the action, sending his own missives to the companies – until JV Games agreed to change the title of the game to Pong Toss and fill its pixelated cups with water.
“We never anticipated such a severe reaction to the word ‘beer,’” says Jag Jaegar, co-owner of JV Games, which released Pong Toss on July 28 with a kid-friendly rating of “T” for teen.
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