The first one links to a video clip about the American Medical Association's discussion of whether video game addiction as a mental illness (what?!).
The second highlights a new Web application from MTV Networks that allows Facebook members to build gaming right into their profiles. MTVN hopes to grow distribution of the thousands of other games available at AddictingGames.com by introduce the teen-male–oriented site to a host of new users at Facebook.
Score one for the societal (vs. medical) school of thought.
Let the games begin!