Police commissioner calls for Adults Only game rating
A need to 'protect young minds.'
A need to 'protect young minds.'
LA Noire is now out on PC: we don a fedora, light a smoke and wander the streets of 1947 LA.
Ratings information has been spotted that indicates the original Crysis will hit consoles.
Can SteelSeries produce a headset thats a winner for both PC and Xbox 360 owners?
Ditching the USB connection leads to a very low price for this brilliantly comfortable headset.
Creative targets the mid-range headset market with its cut down version of the Tactic3D Sigma.
Manic spell casting action that's guaranteed to lose you some friends.
Better known for its pro audio gear, AKG is now targeting gamers with the GHS 1.
Can the follow-up to the excellent Arena headset live up to expectations?
The GTX 580 is the fastest GPU out there, but what happens if we push it even further?
The 600T is a joy to build a PC in, and has some water-cooling credentials - is this your next case?
This is Corsair's first headset, and it's designed to give a great sound with minimal setup hassle.
Sega has announced that it has won an appeal for release of AVP in Australia.
An Australian attorney is blocking potential changes to the rating systems over fears about the impact of violent games.
Valve has formally appealed against the rating given to Left 4 Dead 2 in Australia.
Left 4 Dead 2 has been banned in Australia on account of excessive gore and melee weapons.
Intel has launched a new series of processor logos alongside a five-star rating system designed to help end users compare different chips.
Controversial and massively explicit slaughter-em-up Manhunt 2 has finally been given a UK release date more than a year after the game was finished.
Electronic Arts has voiced concerns that the new rating systems outlined by the Byron report may cause delays in UK releases.
The EU has handed the games industry an ultimatum - take steps to protect children from violent media, or laws will be made to make you.
The island of Singapore has formally introduced a new rating system for games that seems remarkably sensible compared to Western equivalents.
The government sponsored report into issues surrounding computer games will recommend a film-style rating system.
A new study from the University of Michigan reveals that exposure to violent media has a radical effect on behaviour.
An American study has just been released which shows that almost half of all children trying to buy an M-rated game are able to do so.
The ESRB has stood by the M rating given to the PSP version of Manhunt 2, despite the fact the uncensored content can be unlocked.
Not only is there not an official comparison of the Manhunt and Manhunt 2 cut and uncut executions, but a group of Russian hackers has now managed to un-censor the PSP game.
The ESRB has revealed Governor Chris Gregoire as the new Washington spokeswoman to promote awareness.
The new Soldier of Fortune game, subtitled Payback, has been refused classification in Australia due to gross and overly violent content.
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has outlined plans for a public review of violent and sexual images in games.
Manhunt 2 has faced an uphill battle just to be re-rated in America with a new version, but the Dutch are now stepping in and offering a market for the uncut version.
A new LA Times editorial has sided with gamers in the argument over the California Game Law, calling for The Governator to back down.
The California game law, which would fine retailers $1000 for selling violent games to minors, was recently rejected by US courts. Schwarzenegger isn’t happy and is appealing.
Rockstar Games has officially sought to appeal the BBFC ban on Manhunt 2, the gory game which was the source of much controversy just a few short weeks ago.
The producer of Condemned 2: Bloodshot tells of how the Manhunt 2 controversy has affected the development of his game and how some parts of the game have been cut already.
Nintendo announces that it will not release an AO rated title. Sony agrees.
The British Board of Film Classification has issued its second outright ban on a video game in a decade. Rockstar's Manhunt 2 will now be illegal to obtain in the UK.
The PR rating was introduced with the Athlon XP, but now, four years later AMD is changing it all again with something a bit more descriptive... or confusing? You decide...
Halo 2 Vista, which PC owners have been waiting for for over two and a half years now, has been delayed again due to nudity accidentally appearing.
For no apparent reason, Game has announced that it won't be stocking Oblivion for the PS3.
Sony reaches new lows in an attempt to promote God of War II, with topless women parading dead goats for on-lookers.