Entries in 'iran' (6)

Female characters banned from Iranian League of Legends tournament

Female characters banned from Iranian League of Legends tournament

The scantily-clad nature of the majority of League of Legends’ female characters has led to a ban on their use in an upcoming Iranian tournament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 2:14PM in News
International Factfile: Iran

International Factfile: Iran

The heavily populated Middle Eastern nation of Iran has a much higher proportion of younger consumers, with around half of Iranians younger than 35.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 13th 2013 at 11:44AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Iran

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Iran

Iran’s population is close to 80m people and in 2010 50 per cent of those were under 35, according to local distributor Doostan Co.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 25th 2012 at 12:49PM in News
US developer receives death sentence in Iran

US developer receives death sentence in Iran

A dual US-Iranian citizen has been sentenced to death for allegedly producing games encoded with western-leaning sentiments, as part of a wider CIA plan to stimulate a revolution within the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2012 at 8:33AM in News

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Battlefield 3 "banned" in Iran

Battlefield 3 "banned" in Iran

EA’s Battlefield 3 has effectively been “banned” in Iran, despite not receiving an official release in the territory.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2011 at 1:05PM in News
‘Nintendo can liberate Iran’

‘Nintendo can liberate Iran’

Novelist Salman Rushdie has said that Iran can be “liberated” by dropping Nintendo consoles and Big Macs from the sky.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 30th 2010 at 6:22PM in News