Microsoft Launches 'Get Game Smart' Parental Awareness Campaign
As part of its ongoing family-oriented efforts, Microsoft today unveiled its "Get Game Smart" initiative to educate parents about family-friendly...READ MORE >
ESRB Providing Detailed 'Rating Summaries' to the Public, Industry Critics Applaud Move
The Entertainment Software Rating Board today announced it will offer "rating summaries" for all the games it has rated since July 1, 2008, a move...READ MORE >
Bethesda Pulls Fallout 3 Marketing 'In Connection with ESRB Guidelines'
Censorship and Bethesda's Fallout 3 (PC, 360, PS3) are good friends, and the two just got a little closer: Bethesda has asked gaming websites...READ MORE >
Guitar Hero World Tour PC Edition Listed by ESRB; Logitech to Offer 'Premium' Instrument Controllers
A new listing on the Entertainment Software Ratings Board's website appears to indicate that Neversoft's multi-instrument rhythm title Guitar Hero...READ MORE >
New Bill Proposes ID Checks for Game Purchases; ESRB, FTC Say Retailers Are Getting Better
A bill presented to the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday would force retailers to check the ID of anyone buying an M or AO-rated game or...READ MORE >
Age of Conan Not Censored in North America (Updated)
Update: Contradicting earlier statements, Funcom community manager Shannon Drake now claims that the North American version of Age of Conan:...READ MORE >
EA Responds to Fox News Report on Mass Effect: "A New Level of Recklessness"
Were you sufficiently enraged by the Fox News Channel's recent travesty of journalism revolving around Mass Effect? If not, please go acquaint...READ MORE >
Peggle XBLA Confirmed, ESRB Rates Other Unannounced Games (Updated)
Update: Peggle is indeed headed to Xbox Live Arcade and is tentatively slated for a Q2 release, a PopCap representative has confirmed to Shacknews....READ MORE >