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Leland Yee Pleads Guilty To Racketeering, Faces Up To 20 Years In Prison
on July 02, 2015 at 10:47 AM
Former California state senator Leland Yee pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering yesterday, stemming from corruption charges that he faced earlier this year . Yee is known within the games industry as the author of a bill that prohibited the sale or rental of violent video games to minors. Then...
Titanfall Gets An 'M' Rating From The ESRB
on January 18, 2014 at 05:44 PM
There is a lot of excitement surrounding Titanfall ( which just entered alpha ) so even the smallest details about the game, like its ESRB rating descriptors, are worth taking a look at. Titanfall receiving an 'M' rating isn't surprising considering it is a game where you shoot other people...
[Update] Video Game Makers, The NRA, And The Vice President Planning To Meet
on January 10, 2013 at 04:54 PM
Update: Until now, it wasn't clear who would be representing the video game industry in a series of meetings being conducted by Vice President Joe Biden's task force on gun violence. We now have confirmation that Entertainment Software Association CEO Michael Gallagher will be attending the summit...
Reader Discussion: What Do You Think About The NRA's Violent Media Accusations?
on December 21, 2012 at 06:38 PM
Earlier today, the NRA pointed its finger at violent media for causing real-life violence such as the recent rash of highly publicized shootings. The debate has been waged by politicians, lawyers, and reporters almost since gaming's inception, but we want to hear your opinion. The NRA says that the...
Spartacus Legends Coming To The PlayStation Network
on July 13, 2012 at 12:10 PM
Spartacus Legends, based on the Starz television show Spartacus, is set for release early next year. Spartacus Legends will allow players to play as Spartacus or Crixus, as well as make and customize their own fighters, and take them online and recreate the super violent gladiatorial battles from the...
Psychologist Says Blaming Games For Violence Is Racist
on July 29, 2011 at 10:12 AM
Video games have a history of being associated with mass shootings and other violent acts, most famously with the Columbine shooters' affinity for Doom. More recently, it was revealed that Anders Behring Breivik, the man behind the Oslo, Noway, massacre, apparently used games as both training aids...
E3's Display Of Violence Makes Pokémon Director A Sad Spinda
on July 28, 2011 at 02:15 PM
E3 is a great place to get a broad overview of the game industry. And as it turns out, not everyone is happy with what they see. In a recent post to his blog , Pokémon Black/White decried the amount of violence and limited originality on display. Here's what Pokémon Black/White director...
Sleep Therapist Says Gamers Are Like Cocaine Addicts
on March 11, 2011 at 11:12 AM
There's never a shortage of so-called "experts" out there ready to make specious claims about the negative effects of video games, but this takes the cake. MCV UK recently reported on Steve Pope, an English therapist who went on BBC Radio 5Live yesterday to discuss a recent Reuters article...
FOX News Blogger Continues To Beat The Bulletstorm Drum
on February 20, 2011 at 11:00 AM
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...
Violent Games Don't Harm Kids, Finds Australian Study
on December 02, 2010 at 02:45 PM
It's no secret that Australia is a little harsher than the USA when it comes to violence in video games. They're still looking into the effects of violent gaming on children, and the findings of a new study were released today. Here are the three main points put forth by the Minister for Home...
Reader Discussion: Is CoD: Black Ops Too Violent?
on November 13, 2010 at 03:30 PM
Prior to the highly anticipated launch of Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops, animation director Dominique Drozdz said in an interview that Black Ops' new facial animation system and realistic visuals made the team feel that some of the more violent scenes have gone a bit too far. Our very own...
Treyarch: Realistic Black Ops Violence Went Too Far
on October 24, 2010 at 04:50 PM
One of the high points of Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops is a new facial animation system that gives character models a photorealistic appearance. Animation director Dominique Drozdz says that it's almost a little too good, which made some violent scenes feel like the team was going a bit...
Square Enix Enters Extreme Territory
on April 27, 2010 at 02:20 PM
In an interesting bit of news from abroad, developer/publisher Square Enix has opted to create a new games label in Japan to clearly brand mature titles as such. Although best known for their RPGs, Square Enix isn’t foreign to publishing mature titles, including Western hits such as Modern Warfare...
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