Tag Archives: The Daily Mail
Thu, Sep 22, 2011 | 09:50 BST
By now, everybody’s surely seen – or at least heard of – the “Games Transfer Phenomena” report that has been all over the internet after an article appeared in both the Metro and the Daily Mail. Most gamers I know have been outraged – and so, it appears, has the study’s co-author.
Mon, Feb 28, 2011 | 09:43 GMT
Get over that hangover and start GDC week right with these short news nuggets.
Thu, May 20, 2010 | 16:29 BST
Mon, Nov 09, 2009 | 10:55 GMT
We didn’t see this coming…
The Daily Mail has an article on it’s website, slamming Modern Warfare 2. And it only took this long.
One of the quotes from the article has a pop at the game for letting players kill civilians in terror attacks.
“Among the most controversial is a situation where the gamer must decide whether to kill unarmed civilians at a Russian airport in order to infiltrate a terrorist group.”
Labour MP Keith Vaz even has a say on the matter, saying he will air concerns for the game in parliament later on today.
“I am absolutely shocked by the level of violence in this game and am particularly concerned about how realistic the game itself looks,” said Vaz.
Tue, Jun 24, 2008 | 14:58 BST
An article on The Daily Mail has reported recent findings from a trading watchdog based in the UK aiming to prove that adult orientated video games are being “illegally sold to children online”.
The report claims that local authorities enlisted the help of volunteers between the ages of 12 and 16 to buy 18-rated video games online using postal orders. Of an attempted 44 purchases, 38 of them were successful. The obvious culprits included Manhunt, Grand Theft Auto, and Hitman.
So there you have it. Undeniable proof that online auction sites are a national threat to our children’s future.