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Daily Mail targets Detroit: Become Human over child abuse imagery

The online arm of UK tabloid The Daily Mail has published a scathing article targeted at upcoming PS4 game Detroit: Become Human. The game’s trailer shown off at Paris Games Week in October has already provoked plenty of debate, but the paper has – as you would expect – doused …

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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. 61-year-old Spanish teacher Ann Maguire was yesterday killed in front of pupils yesterday by a still unnamed 15 year old male student. Police trawling social media accounts of schoolboy, 15, accused of …

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OFFICIAL: All crime that happened in mid-September was GTA V’s fault

At least, that seems to be what a new article from The Daily Mail is implying. Carrying the headline CCTV shows dramatic moment ‘model pupil’, 15, held up bank workers at gunpoint in Grand Theft Auto-style robbery” the story goes on to highlight among its six-bulletpoint strap that: Judge said …

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Scottish Police chief blames violent games for teenage stabbing

A knife attack in Clydebank has been blamed on the offender’s access to violent video games. The games-loving Daily Mail reports that an unnamed 13-year-old (who is apparently already a father) slashed the throat of a 14-year-old friend whom he met via Gears of War 3 online. The victim reportedly …

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Daily Mail wants to win over gamers

The Daily Mail’s stance on video games is not as clear as you might think. The newspaper is known for running negative pieces about the industry’s alleged penchant for violence, but a few of its writers are keen to offset this with comprehensive video games coverage. Daily Mail Games offers …

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MCV reports on Daily Mail story, descends into nonsense

Let’s get this straight before we even get to the details – this is definitely Microsoft’s fault. Not the kid’s for spending all the money. Not the dad’s for letting her child have access to her bank card. Dispel thoughts of bad parenting. Close your eyes, breathe deeply and become …

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Daily Mail "fabricated" zombie gamer story

It has emerged that UK newspaper The Daily Mail completely fabricated” quotes used in a story linking gaming to a new generation of zombie children”. Today’s story leads with the headline Stoned with tiredness: Generation of children are becoming zombies because of late-night gaming sessions, claims charity”. It then goes …

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Daily Mail exposes Old Republic female slave torture scandal!

91 hours. That’s how far 2012 was able to progress before The Daily Mail got the ball rolling on this year’s tabloid tirade on video games. And what a way to kick off the action. Hit Star Wars game lets players ‘own’ and torment female slaves with electric shock collar” …

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Daily Mail ‘fury’ over MW3 trailer

Fury. That’s the adjective UK newspaper The Daily Mail has used to describe the reaction to yesterday’s new Modern Warfare 3 video. "An ultra-violent computer game which features explosions and scenes of destruction on the London Tube and at the Houses of Parliament is to be released later this year," …

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Mother bemoans son’s £1000 XBL bill

Let’s get this straight before we even get to the details – this is definitely Microsoft’s fault. Not the kid’s for spending all the money. Not the mum’s for letting her child have access to her bank card. Dispel thoughts of bad parenting. Ignore the incorrect aspect ratio of the …

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