Zombie Controversy

PC Gamers Boycott ‘Modern Warfare 2’

 by Victor ‘r0gue’ Vieira The saga continues… It looks like PC gamers are not taking the “no dedicated servers for MW2” situation seriously. Not only is there a huge petition going around for those campaigning against Infinity Award’s decision, but now an actual (non-official) boycott on the game is doing the rounds. Pre-orders for the title have plummeted on various…

Video Games- The source of all things bad

by Victor ‘r0gue’ Vieira

I was quite shocked to find this rather weak article on the Daily Mail UK. I would normally associate good reads with them. So the claim is that the average adult gamer is thirty-five, fat and depressed.

So let’s see now. Its no big surprise that anyone around that sort of age could be an avid gamer. We were born into or around the Commodore or Atari era. So the fact that we very much grew up with gaming makes the fit quite easy to see.

Thirty five and overweight? “No way, you kidding me.” Many thirty-something’s will be carrying a little extra weight. This is even more obvious than the previous argument. We are no longer as active due to the demands of our lives, our metabolism slows down and so on. It’s not a ‘gaming statistic’ that, rather an ‘age statistic.’

ESRB gives Valve the finger

It’s not just raging Steam boycotters that Valve has upset with the announcement of Left 4 Dead 2. According to the studio, the ESRB has also shown concern, causing Valve to edit the original cover art for the game which showed a hand with a thumb and two fingers chewed off. In order to satiate the demands of the censors, the famous Left 4 Dead hand will now be holding down two fingers, rather than having them torn from the palm.