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MP criticises lack of female representation in UK games development

Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central Chi Onwurah has asked Parliament to address the lack of females employed in UK games development. The call to action was made last night in a discussion about low-level female employment in the tech sector ahead of today’s International Girls in ICT Day. …

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Vaz tables FIFTH violent games EDM

Labour MP and long-term opponent of the games industry Keith Vaz has tabled his FIFTH early day motion about violent video games. This time the parliamentarian is using Andres Breivik’s admission that he played Call of Duty as the ammunition for his attack. That this House is reminded of the …

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R18+ rating bill to be introduced to parliament in 2 weeks

After excessive debate, changes and moral panic, an R18+ rating bill is set to be introduced to parliament in 2 weeks time. Gamespot is reporting the news, but warns that the process is an arduous one and that it may yet take some time before an R18+ rating is introduced. …

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