Zombie Controversy

Serious Sam 3 Publisher Handing Out a Free Game for Those Who Criticise Medal of Honor Warfighter

The Serious Sam 3 publisher, Devolver is urging fans to openly criticise Medal of Honor Warfighter, and will even dish out free game in return. “During this busy season of video game releases the team at Devolver Digital realize that not every game will live up to expectations. One such game has been Medal of Honor: Warfighter – yet another military shooter…

Voice of Doom: Gimme Gimme Gimme

We’re quite excited actually.  Other people want to write for us.  Slightly opinionated people, but we’re quite happy with that.  So in a new, regular (if they remember to take their bran) column we will be showcasing their opinions.  And disavowing any association with them if the reader’s get upset.  And then feeding them to the zombies we keep starved…

Resident Evil 6 Devs Defend the Design Choices That Split the Critics

Since the reviews broke earlier in the week, Resident Evil 6 has split the critics opinions on the game. Some have been vocal about the ‘survival-horror’ theme being diluted, and their has been criticism about the plot being somewhat convoluted. Speaking with 1UP [as cited by MCVUK], Capcom’s Resident Evil 6 development team have explained the reasoning behind the design…

‘Arma Devs’ Arrested on Charges of Espionage

In news of the bizarre, Eurogamer are citing Greek publication  News237, who report that two staff members from Arma developer – Bohemia Interactive – have been arrested on charges of espionage by Greek authorities. The two Czech developers were reportedly detained as they photographed a military installation on the Greek island of Lemnos Greece, an island that was confirmed to…

MainGaming League | The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

SA competitive gaming is apparently in the toilet.  That’s a headline paraphrased from elsewhere and one that paints SA competitive gaming in a very bleak light.  However, it fails to clearly point out that it’s referencing one particular event on one particular platform.  It also neatly appears to ignore some fantastic work and efforts being made by many more and…

EA Remove Sale Ads of Medal of Honor ‘Weapons for Charity’ Due to Backlash

In a bizarre move for a good cause, EA were selling weapons for a ‘Project Honor’ charity which was created to “benefit the families of fallen Special Operations Warriors,” by selling weapons that will feature in Medal of Honor off the game’s site. This obviously caused quite a stir and  sparked off a backlash of editorials on gaming websites, insinuating that EA was…

Axl Rose Granted Permission to Continue Activision Lawsuit Worth $20 Million

The Guns n’ Roses legendary front-man, Axl Rose is suing Activision for $20 million over a Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock claimed breaching of contract. GamesIndustryBiz report that a judge has ruled that Rose may continue his breach-of-contract claim against Activision, where Rose alledges that Activision attained his permission to use the song ‘Welcome To The Jungle’ by deceiving him about the…