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9:40 AM on 03.01.2011

GameStop hit with class action suit over personal info

A new class action suit has been fired at GameStop over allegations of illegal data reaping. Melissa Arechiga has accused the retailer of storing personal information on its customers without their knowledge or permissio...

Jim Sterling

4:00 PM on 01.19.2011

Nintendo UK: 3DS is definitely worth the money

While most US gamers were mildly pleased with the 3DS' $249.99 price point, those perpetually unfortunate European gamers are less than thrilled. Nintendo UK, however, has defended the projected £219-£230 pri...

Jim Sterling

2:40 PM on 01.13.2011

Game hating Keith Vaz says he doesn't hate games

British politician and lying hypocrite Keith Vaz has claimed that he's never been against videogames, despite once claiming that PSP games let you rape people and blaming the murder of a British schoolboy on Manhunt, even whe...

Jim Sterling

9:00 AM on 11.22.2010

Use a swastika in Black Ops, get banned from Xbox Live

If you choose to wear a Call of Duty: Black Ops logo that shares similarities with a certain equilateral cross that enjoys a certain bond with a certain group of jackbooted individuals, you better not be doing it on Xbox Live...

Jim Sterling

10:20 AM on 08.27.2010

FTC charges PR firm with writing its own iTunes reviews

PR firm Reverb Communications has come under fire from the FTC for getting its employees to anonymously write reviews on iTunes without disclosing their working relationship with the title. The company was sneakily giving its...

Jim Sterling

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