Entries in 'violence' (72)
The three stars behind GTA V protagonists Franklin, Michael and Trevor have justified the violence in Rockstar’s hugely successful game.
A YouGov poll has revealed that the majority of Britons believe that video games violence can be a catalyst for real-world violence.
One day after the release of Grand Theft Auto V, the UK’s national press has seemingly resumed its attack on gaming.
Y’know, there’s a reason why there’s a big red 18 on the front of the box.
Deep Silver’s Saints Row 4 has become the first game to be banned in Australia since the introduction of new classification guidelines.
One of the most controversial video games ever made is to re-enter the UK market.
She’s become the iconic face of Irrational Games’ upcoming BioShock Infinite, but the Elizabeth character was almost cut out of the game on more than one occasion.
Some of Splinter Cell Blacklist’s violent content previously demoed to journalists has been cut from the final release.
EA CEO John Riccitiello has said that the games industry must work harder to challenge the belief that video games and gun violence share a link.
Lawmakers and pundits across the nation are jumping on the anti-game violence bandwagon, and Disney's CEO plans to keep his company out of increasingly turbulent waters.
A bill has been introduced to congress that would make ESRB ratings mandatory for video games.
Video games have again become central to America’s heated debate on gun ownership that erupted in the aftermath of December’s Newtown school shootings.
The tragedy of the Newtown school shooting is at risk of claiming another undeserved victim – video games.
Violent games could be facing a potential clampdown in Russia after authorities linked them to a recent shooting.
A Chinese journalist has shone on a light on the working conditions that prompted a riot at the Foxconn factory assembling the iPhone 5.
Is it a sign of a maturing games industry that questions are increasingly being asked about violence and sexism in games?
It’s been one of the hottest subjects in games media in recent weeks, and now the direct consequences of the violence against women debate are being felt.
The upcoming game based on TV IP The Walking Dead will not be released in Australia or New Zealand.
UK teachers have lashed out at the easy access to violent video games, blaming the phenomenon for a rise of violent and inappropriate behaviour in schools.
Following reports of sporadic violence at some GAME stores, one outlet has taken the move of posting a warning to its customers at the door.
Keith Vaz, Labour MP for Leicester East, has once gain used his position of power to launch an unwarranted attack on the games industry.
The man who is credited with fathering the modern video games industry has delivered a damning verdict of the modern games market.
Call of Duty, Bulletstorm, Grand Theft Auto – these are the familiar names of killer games sewing their evil seeds in the minds of children across the nation.
Jonathan Ross, Simon Pegg, Iain Lee, Chris Moyles, Snoop Dogg – the list of celebrities who openly express their love for gaming is consistently growing.