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  • Blog Post: Learn About Grand Theft Auto's Controversial History

    Grand Theft Auto has been considered a controversial game since its inception, and the latest entry in the Did You Know Gaming series looks at exactly why. Most of us are familiar with Hot Coffee and its relationship to San Andreas at a surface level, but Did You Know breaks it down to showcase exactly... More
  • Blog Post: Learn How Pokémon Has Been Banned, Unbanned, And Inspired By An Assortment Of Religions

    Pokémon may be a franchise geared towards children, but that doesn't mean it hasn't encountered its fair share of controversy. In the latest video from Did You Know Gaming below, you will learn how Pokémon has been equated to demon collecting, received the backing and support of... More
  • Blog Post: John Oliver Tweaks Nintendo Over Gay Equality On New HBO Show

    John Oliver, who earned accolades for being Jon Stewart's most able fill-in on The Daily Show, has gone solo with a new HBO program entitled Last Week Tonight . On this week's episode he turns his satiric eye towards the controversy regarding Nintendo's lack of gay relationship options in... More
  • Blog Post: After Outcry, Sony Alters God of War: Ascension "Bros Before Hos" Trophy

    Sony Santa Monica said today that it has changed the name of a Trophy in God of War: Ascension, which drew criticism for misogyny. The original Trophy in the game was entitled "Bros Before Hos." It was earned in the game after Kratos brutally beats a female Fury. Many, including Adam Sessler... More
  • Blog Post: Is Deus Ex Racist? Square Enix Says No.

    A woman digging through the trash isn't an unexpected sight in the world of Deus Ex. However, when she starts talking, some players may find Letitia the Trash Lady disturbing for other reasons. Following the attention garnered by the video below and accusations of racism, Square Enix commented to... More
  • Blog Post: FOX News Blogger Continues To Beat The Bulletstorm Drum

    Fox News blogger John Brandon is at it again. The author has written another blog post about Epic Games' upcoming Bulletstorm game, in which he wonders why the shooter was censored in Germany but not in the United States. In his earlier post about the game, "Is Bulletstorm the Worst Video Game... More
  • Blog Post: Man Blackmails Nintendo, Gets Arrested

    Don't mess with Nintendo. That's the lesson learned from one Spanish man's attempt to hold stolen information hostage to gain a quick buck from one of the world's biggest video game companies. According to PCWorld , the man burgled the private information of about 4,000 users from a Nintendo... More
  • Blog Post: DICE Producer Says Taliban Controversy Affected Medal Of Honor Reviews

    EA’s Medal of Honor reboot was a bit of a letdown, disappointing both critics and the publisher itself . With the amount of money involved in such a massive project, blame has to come from somewhere. According to DICE producer Patrick Liu, who was in charge of the game’s multiplayer, at least... More
  • Blog Post: Activision's Too Hot For TV Modern Warfare 2 Ad

    As if the Infinity Ward lawsuit wasn't enough drama for the mega-shooter franchise, Activision is courting more controversy with a racy new ad that has been deemed too hot for television. Though an edited version of the ad has run on broadcast television, the full clip is only airing on Youtube.... More
  • Blog Post: Modern Warfare 2 DLC Pricing Will Nuke Your Bank Account?

    How much are you willing to pay for DLC? This is a question Infinity Ward and Activision are proposing to Xbox 360 Modern Warfare players. Over the past two weeks, Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling has been teasing Modern Warfare 2's first DLC multiplayer map pack, the "Stimulus Package."... More
  • Blog Post: Infinity Ward Pulls Controversial "Grenade Spam" Clip

    While many of you may be actively avoiding details regarding that other Modern Warfare 2 controversy, the hubbub surrounding Infinity Ward's "Grenade Spam" clip certainly won't spoil any plot points. Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels stars in the clip, in which he complains... More
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