Get Out and Vote (for Video Games)

By Chris Remo, Nov 07, 2006 2:32pm PST

For the United States voters out there, if you're still having trouble figuring out where to cast your support in today's midterm elections, Game...


"Me either - I think this is a really neat idea! Obviously, we're all gaming fans on this website ..."

- Waverider see all 49 comments

Friedman Has Decided: Bully is Alright

By Chris Remo, Oct 13, 2006 1:26pm PDT

Gaming blog Destructoid, which reported firsthand on this week's developments in the saga of Jack Thompson vs. Rockstar Vancouver's Bully (PS2),...


"There really needs to be something in place to prevent the abuse of the legal system. As it is ..."

- S1ing B1ade see all 67 comments

Sid Meier Q&A

By David Craddock, Oct 08, 2006 10:00pm PDT

"Just one more turn." Hours (days? weeks?) later.... "Just one more turn... seriously... just one more...." Any fan of Civlization, Alpha...


"Alpha-Centauri is about the only TRUE sequel to a game of civ-type. Most games are re-makes with ..."

- krantzbucks see all 36 comments

Late Night Consoling (Constant Updates)

By Chris Remo, Sep 13, 2006 9:59pm PDT

Hey there guys, had a nightmarish bit of travel today, but I'm settled now. This LNC is going to be a work in progress, as Nintendo is in the...


"As soon as they released info that it wouldn't be more than 250$, I assumed it was going to be ..."

- Pneum0 see all 143 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Sep 11, 2006 8:00pm PDT

A fourth PGR, I certainly didn't see that one coming! PGR4 Coming in Late 2007 or Early 2008? [xbox360] Given the success of Bizarre...


"Almost every s-video cable I have ever had does this - I don't know if my 2 (identical) JVC TVs ..."

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FTC and Rockstar Settle (Finally)

By Chris Remo, Jul 25, 2006 9:44am PDT

Rockstar Games and the Federal Trade Commission have issued an announcement stating that the FTC has come to a unanimous decision to approve its...


"Both are stupid and blown way out of proportion. In any other country like the UK or Canada ..."

- hadokennn see all 18 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Jul 24, 2006 8:20pm PDT

A bunch of rumor and speculation in this LNC. Just one of those days! More Gears of War Release Rumors [xbox360] Recently, rumors surfaced...


"Different style of parody. Kung Fu Hustle is comic parody. Heros is playing it straight."

- Mr.Paroxysm see all 65 comments

Game Politics: Congress, Talk to Rockstar, Take-Two

By Chris Remo, Jun 19, 2006 10:15am PDT

Dennis McCauley's Game Politics has been by far the most complete and well-reseached source for coverage of the ever increasing collisions between...


"And it's about talking *WITH* them rather than *TO* them. And *LISTENING* to them."

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 83 comments

Video Games Go to Washington, ESRB Institutes $1M Fine Policy

By Chris Remo, Jun 15, 2006 12:40pm PDT

In March, the United States Senate held a hearing to discuss the potential harmful effects of video games. Yesterday, the House of Representative...


"HI :) I don't think most politicians, if any, knows anything about modding. And a mod for ..."

- aries1 see all 86 comments

ESRB Teams Up with Penny Arcade

By Chris Remo, Jun 07, 2006 9:00am PDT

At this year's E3, there were some posters on display featuring characters clearly drawn by Mike "Gabe" Krahulik of Penny Arcade. Each character's...


"At least one post asked why you think they are sellouts. I wouldn't call that getting anyone's ..."

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Hot Coffee Strikes Again, Oblivion Re-Rated (Updated)

By Chris Remo, May 03, 2006 1:56pm PDT

Today, the Entertainment Software Ratings Board issued a parental warning announcing that the rating for Bethesda Softworks' The Elder Scrolls IV:...


"bethesda should have included full nudity right from the start , now it s too late"

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FTC Says Game Retailers Getting Better

By Chris Remo, Apr 03, 2006 2:24pm PDT

The Federal Trade Commission has released results of its most recent yearly investigation of video game retailers, tracking how easy it is for...


"You just wait until those minors start scattering boxes around town in a terrorist attack. ..."

- zehh see all 17 comments

Game Controversy Update

By Chris Remo, Mar 31, 2006 3:30pm PST

Been wondering what's going on in the world of game legislation and controversy? No? Well, here's an update anyway. This week: - A $600M lawsuit...


"If Devin Moore did this in the 1950's, he'd say: "Life's like a movie. You've got to die some ..."

- Matt Burris see all 23 comments

ESA Says, Vote for Video Games

By Chris Remo, Mar 13, 2006 12:00pm PST

As you have probably noticed, the legal and political climate surrounding video games and the video game industry is becoming absolutely stifling....


"Well, you can do lots of stuff in lots of games unless a developer specifically rules it out. ..."

- agsilva see all 75 comments

Senators Propose Media Research

By Chris Remo, Mar 09, 2006 1:30pm PST

A nonpartisan group of four United States senators--Sam Brownback (R-KS), Joe Lieberman (D-CT), Hillary Clinton (D-NY), and Rick Santorum...


"And look what a bunch of selfish jerks it created. Maybe Rock and Roll was bad :)."

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