video games

UK Police Calls for ‘Adult Only’ Game Ratings

Violent media has long been a scapegoat for societal ills: from the 1960s through to the 1980s, conservative reactionary Mary Whitehouse waged a one-woman war on social ...

March 24, 2015 at 9:28 pm by

Wii U Had Record Sales Over December

After an early stutter after its 2012 release, the Wii U had its highest-ever sales over December last year, capping off a strong showing over 2014 as a whole. Nintendo sold ...

January 20, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Civilization Creator Heads For Space With Sid Meier’s Starships

Sid Meier, video game author and creator of famed strategy series Civilization, is setting course for outer space with new sci-fi strategy game Sid Meier’s Starships. Taking ...

January 20, 2015 at 9:58 am by

Hotline Miami 2 Creator Tells Australians to Pirate the Game

Jonatan Söderströmm, co-creator of video game Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, has told Australians that, if they want to play the game, they should “just pirate it”. ...

January 19, 2015 at 11:58 am by

Internet Archive Adds Over 2,300 Free-to-Play MS-DOS Games

Non-profit digital library Internet Archive has continued its effort to conserve and share classic video games by updating its game library with a whopping 2,334 MS-DOS games, ...

January 8, 2015 at 4:28 am by

Ubisoft’s Free Game Compensation Comes With a Catch, Because It’s Ubisoft

As a gesture of good faith to anyone unfortunate enough to have bought a season pass for the bugfest that is Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Ubisoft recently offered customers a ...

December 21, 2014 at 7:49 pm by

Sony Offers Customers Partial Refund After Misleading PS Vita Ads

  The US Federal Trade Commission has ruled that Sony put out ads in the US that misled customers as to the “game-changing” capabilities of their handheld console, ...

November 26, 2014 at 2:15 am by

Call of Duty Video Game Franchise Tops $10 Billion in Global Sales

The Call of Duty video game franchise has topped $10 billion in global sales, Activision proudly boasted, and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the biggest game title, movie, ...

November 23, 2014 at 12:55 pm by

Next Steam Sale Reportedly Starts on Wednesday, Nov. 26

Everyone break out your credit cards and get ready to use those PayPal accounts! The next Steam sale is reportedly going to begin on Wednesday, November 26, though Valve still ...

November 23, 2014 at 6:45 am by

New Study Shows Shy People Make More Friends In Online Gaming

A new study confirms what many of you may have already assumed/believed about shy people who frequently play video games online: They are more likely to gain friends in a ...

November 12, 2014 at 3:49 pm by

Samsung Unveils 27-Inch Curved Screen

Curved everything is the “in” thing currently, with Samsung leading the charge. We’ve reported previously on Samsung’s plans for a curved smartwatch, ...

September 18, 2014 at 7:38 am by

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Atlas Pro Edition Will Set You Back $120

Brace yourself, $120 for 1 game, never in a million years, this is when publishers like to take the p*ss in my opinion, what you get is a load of digital content and 2 things ...

July 30, 2014 at 7:31 pm by

Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us is Coming to the Big Screen

This is either going to be the best film of all time or the biggest let down of the 21st century. This seems to be the opinion of those I personally have spoken to about the ...

July 26, 2014 at 7:54 pm by

Head Hunters Could Use Video Games to Recruit New Talent

To help try to recruit potential new employees, banks could take a look at overall gaming skills to help match job candidates with the appropriate role.  This doesn’t mean ...

July 6, 2014 at 4:16 am by

Blizzard’s Rob Pardo, Chief Creative Officer, Leaves the Company After 17 Years

Blizzard Entertainment will have a new executive position to fill, with Rob Pardo, Chief Creative Officer, announcing he is leaving the company after 17 years. Pardo’s ...

July 3, 2014 at 11:59 pm by

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