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3:40 PM on 07.14.2010

EA: Arnold Schwarzenegger is a hypocrite

You know it, I know it, everyone knows that Arnold "violent games are evil but please keep watching Terminator films" Schwarzenegger is a ridiculous hypocrite. Despite it being common knowledge, however, videogame industry me...

Jim Sterling

1:40 PM on 11.16.2009

Aussie game banner: Real-life issues more important

Evil Attorney General Michael Atkinson is the man solely responsible for Australia having to pay more for less content. He is the man standing in the way of his country joining the real world and having an 18+ age rating, the...

Jim Sterling

7:40 PM on 11.13.2009

Dino D-Day: Great mod or greatest mod?

It finally happened. Someone made a Half-Life 2 mod about Nazis, dinosaurs, and Nazi dinosaurs. Sure, the main reason why I want to even give it a try is incredibly shallow, but even still, it's got dinosaurs who moonlight as...

Jordan Devore

10:40 AM on 11.11.2009

Sega won't release Aliens vs. Predator in Germany

Germany hates videogames, is the message the German government seems to want to communicate. Every sensational crime committed in the country gets pinned on "killer games," and a ridiculous amount of titles have been banned o...

Jim Sterling

11:40 AM on 11.10.2009

New screens for The Saboteur do not have any sex in them

If you thought that Pandemic's The Saboteur was all about brothels and boobs, then you're going to be faintly disappointed, because apparently there's more to it than that. While there's plenty of wartime flesh on display, yo...

Jim Sterling

10:00 AM on 11.08.2009

German Modern Warfare 2 won't let you kill civilians

Modern Warfare 2 may be one of the biggest, most mainstream games ever to be released, but it's also been the most controversial. Aside from the whole PC debacle, Infinity Ward has also generated much debate over the infamous...

Jim Sterling

2:04 PM on 10.22.2009

MS does on-demand software printing at retail

Microsoft is really making a serious push into retail, as evidenced by what I've seen today at the opening of their first retail store. One of the biggest issues with software sales at retail is the real estate that it takes ...

Conrad Zimmerman

12:40 PM on 10.22.2009

Australia wants to rate iPhone games

As it stands, iPhone App games have gone unrated, with developers able to submit their games for Apple's approval and nobody else's. In Australia, where the ratings board has an iron grip on videogame content and doesn't want...

Jim Sterling

9:20 AM on 10.15.2009

German group hosts modern book burning for 'killer games'

This is simply depressing. The pathetic treatment of videogames in Germany has already jumped the shark several times, with the German authorities aping their intolerant forefathers and banning anything they don't like in the...

Jim Sterling





6:00 PM on 09.29.2009

New Sony ad portrays PS3 fans as Nazi sympathizers

Wow ... I know that Sony can go a little nuts when it comes to weird PS3 commercials, but this Chilean ad really takes home the prize. The commercial portrays a gamer giving blood to a Nazi officer. Seriously, Sony is telling...

Jim Sterling

3:40 PM on 09.21.2009

The Saboteur welcomes you to Belle de Nuit

The Saboteur is going to make World War II games a little different. It's not an FPS, for one thing, nor does it simply place you in famous battles and say, "Shoot the Nazis." You instead take on the role of a bitte...

Jim Sterling

4:00 PM on 08.24.2009

EA: German game restricitions are censorship

Most people who aren't German politicians will tell you that Germany's reaction to so-called "killer games" is childish and ludicrous. Gamers, the gaming press and developers have all voiced dismay over Germany's tr...

Jim Sterling

8:30 PM on 07.08.2009

German gamers protest government's war on videogames

They've had all they can stands, they can't stands no more. German officials have been having a field day in targeting the games industry over the past few years, banning products at whim like capricious Gods. It would seem, ...

Jim Sterling

9:00 AM on 07.07.2009

Horny nazi tank girls coming to Xbox 360 (in Japan)

I'll be honest, this really isn't too relevant to a lot of people, but I just want the excuse to talk about this game for a second. Moe Moe Niji Taisen Deluxe is a tactical role-playing game in which various anime females wit...

Jim Sterling

11:00 AM on 05.14.2009

Bomberman used to promote anti-Nazi violence?

A German ex-politician has been charged with invoking violent acts against fascists after producing an anti-Nazi poster with a picture of Bomberman on it. The poster shows Bomberman holding a bomb disguised as a cake, with th...

Jim Sterling

2:20 PM on 05.11.2009

Gish 2 coming soon, Hitlers Must Die! coming sooner

Edmund McMillen is a non-stop productivity machine. He just finished Spewer, has Super Meat Boy in the works for WiiWare, and as it turns out, he's also almost done with Gish 2 and an action/comedy/platformer by the name of H...

Jonathan Holmes