Category: Video Games

Perhaps the most famous film critic alive today has reopened the debate he started five years ago regarding whether or not games can be seen as art. In a new blog post on his Journal <http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/2010/04/video_games_can_never_be_art.html>, Ebert restates that, in his opinion at least, games are still not art. “I remain convinced that in principle,…

Just last month Michael Atkinson announced that he would step down as attorney-general of South Australia.  This was met with a resounding cheer from the Australian gaming community since Atkinson was one of the key factors preventing the R18+ rating for video games.  Gamers quickly turned to the new attorney-general, John Rau, in hopes that…

Although it was never officially announced, the online only version of Star Wars: Battlefront(simply known as Star Wars: Battlefront Online) is now rumored to be canceled. The game was in development by Slant Six(best known for SOCOM: Confrontation), which was forced to lay off a number of employees this week. The company claims that these are only “temporary layoffs” and…

It turns out there was something good from Activision and Infinity Ward’s series of lawsuits after all — it revealed the development of Modern Warfare 3. The bad news is: this legal dispute, according to Activision, is delaying the game’s pre-production. In their counter-suit, Activision claims that Jason West and Vince Zampella (before they were…