Zombie Controversy

Sony Not Allowing Same Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Challenges That Are Running on Xbox 360 and PC

Bioware and EA had released the new Mass Effect 3 multiplayer DLC earlier this week, and as you may know Bioware will be runinng ‘Operation Resurgence, the next N7 Challenge Weekend’. Players who have the ‘Resurgence Pack multiplayer DLC’ and participate this weekend will be granted a “Reserves Pack” which unlocks one of the new random alien classes in the following week.…

EA Defend ‘Same Sex Content’ in Their Titles

EA has reportedly been inundated in recent weeks by “several thousand” letters protesting the inclusion of same sex content in Mass Effect 3 and Star Wars: The Old Republic. EA confirmed this to GamesIndustryInternational and has responded that the publisher has no plans to censor any of its games. “Every one of EA’s games includes ESRB content descriptors so it’s hard…

Gamer Claims to Have Found Cancelled Star Wars Battlefront Images on Resident Evil Disc

Kotaku report that in 2010 the publication learned that SOCOM and Resident Evil series part-timers, Slant Six Games had been working on a title for the Star Wars Battlefront series of multiplayer shooters. They say the game was eventually cancelled and now a user on website Betagames.org is claiming to have found a series of images for the Star Wars game among files on his newly launched Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon…

Street Fighter X Tekken Hackers Using Unreleased Fighters Will Get Consoles Banned

Some fighters that will feature in Street Fighter X Tekken will only be officially released when the Vita version of the game is released. These fighters are already on the disc and now reports say hackers have tapped into the disc and are already using the said fighters online. Capcom’s Christian Svensson has acknowledged on the official Capcom Unity boards that…

Fired Kane & Lynch Reviewer Speaks Out For The First Time

You might remember a few years ago, GameSpot reviewer Jeff Gerstmann got fired from the publication after posting a negative review of Kane & Lynch. Ironically the reviewer has now joined GameSpot parent company and has also spoken out over the indaba. Gerstmann told TheEscapist [as reported by CVG] that his negative review led to the “inexperienced” management team at the time dismissing…

Fallout: New Vegas Dev Lost Out on Bonus Due to Metacritic Score

Many have heard of insinuations and there has even been reports that suggest Metacritic scores do count and that they can affect publishers’ sales. GameSpot report how Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian Entertainment even missed out on some cash for not hitting the allocated score. The studio missed 85 overall on aggregate review site Metacritic by one point, and so according…

Medal of Honor Executive Almost Resigned Over Taliban Controversy

The previous Medal of Honor title that was released in 2010 caused a stir over the inclusion of the Taliban, who gamers could assume the role of and combat the US forces – this was deemed disrespectful to US soldiers. The game’s executive producer, Greg Goodrich has now revealed that he almost resigned from his position because of the backlash. CVG report that Goodrich…