A 25% tax relief for games developers is planned for April 2013 according to the Autumn Statement.
Realtime Worlds, the developer of All Points Bulletin, reckons that a lack of tax breaks will push companies abroad.
Is Microsoft considering a virtual world for the Xbox 360, akin to Home on the PS3 and Second Life? It certainly looks that way and Daniel Schiappa has dropped a hint or two.
The video game/recruiting tool known as America's Army is subject to controversy once more as a group of anti-war veterans protest against it in America.
One WoW to bring them all and in the Internets bind them...but one WoW may not be enough for Blizzard, as the hinting about WoW 2 begins.
Conservative Party leader, David Cameron, is due to unveil a mini-manifesto which will detail how to tackle crime by 'dealing with' violent computer games.
Codemasters has announced that ArchLord, the MMORPG it released in February, is being released for free. No fees whatsoever.
A new LA Times editorial has sided with gamers in the argument over the California Game Law, calling for The Governator to back down.
Second Life customers are now butting heads in the courts over copyright infringement allegations for a popular sex program coded by users.
Sword of The New World, the new MMO from K2, is free to play its most basic form. Since we've never been one to thumb our noses at free goodies, we take a look at just how grand Granado Espada is.
The UK finally sees the launch of a national games academy, backed by three major games studios who will offer scholarships to students who show potential.
MMO operators in the UK may soon need a new license to avoid breaking new gambling laws that will take effect come September.
Hordes of dead gnomes rain down on the plains of Azeroth in an incredibly elaborate example of in-game advertising.
German police begin a search in Second Life regarding rumours of child pornography rings.
A bipartisan bill in the US Congress may put an end to the RIAA's royalty hikes.
Linden Labs announces that in-game voice communications will be coming to the virtual world. Virtual pimps, hos and punters rejoice.
In a small win for consumers, there are now some ways to get around the DMCA - for example, by pretending to be a film professor or security pundit.
A US Representative has proposed legislation for the FTC to watch over the ESRB and choose its rating standards.
Annoyed at the prospect of having its traffic throttled unless it coughs up a ransom, Google is petitioning US lawmakers to back net neutrality.