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Epilepsy tests are “subjective,” says WipEout dev

Speaking to EG, WipEout HD director Tony Buckley has expressed frustration at the game failing a routine epilepsy test. Not passing resulted in the racer being delayed. “[It was] frustrating more than anything, because it’s quite subjective the whole test,” he said. “But we certainly weren’t going to take it lightly. We had to think […]

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Epilepsy headlines

  • WipEout HD delayed for failing epilepsy tests

    CVG’s reporting that WipEout HD’s been pushed back towards the end of the year for failing epilepsy tests. Apparently the game “fails the epilepsy tests so much that it has to be re-engineered.” SCEE boss David Reeves confirmed that game was to be delayed after it failed to turn up at E3. More through the […]

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  • House of Commons to debate gaming-related epilepsy

    The House of Commons is set to debate gaming-related epilepsy after a strenuous campaign by a mum whose son suffered an epileptic fit for the first time whilst playing Rayman Raving Rabbids DS. The child’s mother, Gaye Herford, wants games to be brought in line with TV and films, both of which are already required […]

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