Entries in 'violence' (10)

Joss Whedon backs Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women series

Joss Whedon backs Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women series

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator and The Avengers director Joss Whedon has publicly backed Anita Sarkeesian’s latest Tropes vs Women documentary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 2:55PM in News
Immorality in games could INCREASE morality in real-life

Immorality in games could INCREASE morality in real-life

Many a Daily Mail headline would have you believe that violent games create violent people, but one new study suggests the opposite might be true.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 2:58PM in News
Five trends from E3 2014 we'd like to see die

Five trends from E3 2014 we'd like to see die

E3 2014 lacked the drama of the year before. And, let’s be honest, we expected pretty much every ‘surprise’ announcement.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
THE DAILY MAIL FILES: Paper links Leeds teacher stabbing to Dark Souls

THE DAILY MAIL FILES: Paper links Leeds teacher stabbing to Dark Souls

UK paper The Daily Mail has inevitably linked the tragic stabbing of a Leeds schoolteacher to video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 1:14PM in News

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Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

A US tax reform bill from the House Ways and Means Committee has suggested increasing the tax burden for games developers making violent games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 11:30AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V voice actors defend title against game violence critics

Grand Theft Auto V voice actors defend title against game violence critics

The three stars behind GTA V protagonists Franklin, Michael and Trevor have justified the violence in Rockstar’s hugely successful game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2013 at 12:58PM in News
61% of Brits think violent games cause real-world violence

61% of Brits think violent games cause real-world violence

A YouGov poll has revealed that the majority of Britons believe that video games violence can be a catalyst for real-world violence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 4:00PM in News
Today's Mirror headline: "Driven To Kill By Call of Duty?"

Today's Mirror headline: "Driven To Kill By Call of Duty?"

One day after the release of Grand Theft Auto V, the UK’s national press has seemingly resumed its attack on gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 9:47AM in News

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"27% of British mums would let their children play Grand Theft Auto V"

"27% of British mums would let their children play Grand Theft Auto V"

Y’know, there’s a reason why there’s a big red 18 on the front of the box.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 3:55PM in News
Saints Row 4 banned in Australia

Saints Row 4 banned in Australia

Deep Silver’s Saints Row 4 has become the first game to be banned in Australia since the introduction of new classification guidelines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 10:28AM in News