Entries in 'rated' (8)

US authorities look to ban violent games that don't exist

US authorities look to ban violent games that don't exist

Massachusetts assemblywoman Linda Stender wants to introduce legislation to ban mature-rated arcade games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2013 at 2:16PM in News
Megaupload founder is world's top Modern Warfare 3 player

Megaupload founder is world's top Modern Warfare 3 player

In a somewhat cruel coincidence, the world’s best Modern Warfare 3 player may also be the man responsible for the lion’s share of the game’s piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 12:58PM in News
Batman: Arkham City, Skyrim win 2011 critics award

Batman: Arkham City, Skyrim win 2011 critics award

Warner Interactive’s action sequel Batman: Arkham City and Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim were the two highest rated console titles of 2011 according to reviews aggregation site Metacritic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2012 at 11:37AM in News
Praise heaped on Mass Effect 2

Praise heaped on Mass Effect 2

The first reviews of Mass Effect 2 have gone live ahead of Friday’s UK release of EA’s long-awaited RPG sequel – and all signs point to BioWare’s latest becoming one ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2010 at 12:11PM in News

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Top 20 Games of the Decade

Top 20 Games of the Decade

How do you define what makes a game ‘the best ever’? Is it determined by how much it was adored by critics, or by how many units it shifted at ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2009 at 9:00AM in News
Importance of reviews questioned

Importance of reviews questioned

The importance of reviews aggregators such as Metacritic may be overstated, according to Cowen Group analyst Doug Creutz, who claims that of the eight metrics measured review scores emerged as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2009 at 1:15PM in News
Does mature content have a future on DS?

Does mature content have a future on DS?

The failure of Rockstar’s critically-adored Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars to trouble the higher end of the charts has lead one analyst to predict that there are unlikely to be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2009 at 2:30PM in News
US: Mature-rated games on the fall

US: Mature-rated games on the fall

Whilst the tabloid press may like us to believe that the games industry is a wretched hive of scum and villainy, ESRB stats have shown that Mature rated titles are ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2008 at 1:23PM in News