Entries in 'politics' (38)
PAX Australia gets detailed this week, GameArena is in trouble, while, in spite of an R18+ rating, not one but two games feel the ban hammer.
This long and at times painful hardware generation – it will be eight years since the 360 unveiling when we see the Next Xbox in three weeks – is matched ...
Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central Chi Onwurah has asked Parliament to address the lack of females employed in UK games development.
Sega Studios Oz is closing its doors, an automated classification system is on the way, and several people played music chairs.
Games tax relief will not be approved by April 1st as the UK awaits confirmation from Europe.
Australia's first ever R18+ rated videogame hit shelves this week, and the iGEA and media were there to help celebrate.
In a demonstration of both ignorance and apparent loyalty, US Senator Lamar Alexander has spoken out against video games – calling them “a bigger problem than guns”, because they “affect ...
American political activist and five-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader has accused companies who work to promote violent television programs and video games of being electronic child molesters.
So far this year, the first ever R18+ game has been classified, long-form games criticism takes strides and we interview IGN's Ian Chambers.
The glamour of web fads and video gaming is being put ahead of tangible technology that can be exported from the UK, Sir James Dyson has said.
The tragedy of the Newtown school shooting is at risk of claiming another undeserved victim – video games.
With the year drawing to a close and most people already scouring for beer, MCV looks back at the biggest and saddest stories of the year.
The MCV Pacific 30 Under 30 was listed this week, plus there's yet more news on the R18+ front and IGN announce an awards night.
AIE takes Koch Media's business in ANZ, Ninja Kiwi acquires Scottish dev Digital Goldfish, and there's more news on R18+ this week.
THQ has announced this week that it will be closing its Australian office, while EB EXPO has plenty of news in its wake.
The Government’s Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries wants a games console in his office.
GAME Australia officially entered liquidation this week, while the R18+ bill passed through the Senate and Sydney hosted Game Tech.
Bill Shorten MP has expressed his concern over the potential loss of 500 jobs from GAME Australia, but says he is 'hopeful' a buyer can be found.
The Aussie government makes several moves this week, while the NZGDA conference announces its lineup and Call of Duty hits TV.
Labour MP and long-term opponent of the games industry Keith Vaz has tabled his FIFTH early day motion about violent video games.
François Bayrou is a man, a politician. And clearly one who recognises the power of the Gaming Vote.
The FIFA Interactive World Cup Qualifiers took place this week, the ACT begins work implementing the R18+ rating and more.
This week, GAME Australia still on solid ground, Sony interviewed on Vita launch, R18+ incoming, and a new MCV Pacific partnership.
An inquiry has been made since the R18+ bill was submitted to parliament, finding that it should move ahead without further public consultation.