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Features, First Person Shooter, Video
Stuff That Never Gets Old – Duke Nukem Ventrilo Harassment

There are some entities on the internet that transcend time and relevancy. No matter how out-of-date they may be, no matter more…

Industry-News, News, PC
Got an EA Forum Ban? Then No Origin Games For You!

Apparently, EA forum account bans are linked to your Origin account as well. Yup, that means if you decide you want to more…

Features, First Person Shooter, Industry-News, News, PC
DooM No Longer Banned In Germany After 17 Years

In 1994, id’s genre defining masterpiece DooM was deemed harmful to the German youth.  It was restricted to adult only more…

Features, Microsoft, News, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
Epic Will Ban Your Ass If You Spoil Gears of War 3

If you remember correctly, back in July the full, but unfinished version of Gears of War 3 was leaked online. While Epic and more…

Fighting, News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Dingleberry, Crackspackler and Sphincterface Among Hundreds of Words Banned from Mortal Kombat

A data file enthusiast has torn apart the configuration file for the latest Mortal Kombat game and found a bunch of more…

News
Australia Introduces R18+ Rating… Sort Of

The Australian R18+ rating saga is a story known to many, and known well. Many great games have fallen victim to the strict more…

Features, Fighting, News
Mortal Kombat – “Australian” Edition

Australia is no easy walk when it comes to games coming through the classification system, and many a good game have fallen more…

Features, Fighting, News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Mortal Kombat Reboot Banned in Australia

The latest and goriest entry into the Mortal Kombat franchise has been refused publication in Australia, due to failing more…

Features, News, PlayStation 3, Sony
Official PS3 Statement – Hackers and Pirates, Stop or be Banned

I tell you, if there is anything to take away with how Sony has been dealing with Piracy and Hackers, it’s that Sony ain’t more…

Features, First Person Shooter, News, PlayStation 3
Firmware 3.56 Ban Hammer Hits CoD: Black Ops Hackers Hard

By now everyone should know about the PS3 firmware update 3.56, some more than others. Explained by Sony as a “security more…

Industry-News
Machinima Respawn YouTube Account Suspended?

In a surprising move, YouTube has suspended one of the most popular YouTube channels. Machinima Respawn, a channel dedicated more…

Industry-News, Microsoft, Misc, News, Xbox 360
Not-So-Live: Microsoft Bans Estimated 600k User Accounts From 360 Xbox LIVE Service

In an on going effort to eliminate modded consoles from accessing their Xbox LIVE service, Microsoft has reportedly banned an more…

Action, Events, Genre, News, Nintendo, Third Person, Wii
MadWorld May Not Release in Japan… or Australia… or Germany

Sega reps won’t be showing the extreme gore-fest MadWorld at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, mostly due to the fact that it may more…

Action, Genre, Microsoft, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Sony, Third Person, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
D3 Had a Baby and Its Head Popped Off (AKA Ripten’s Review of Dark Sector)

After a solid two weeks with Dark Sector, I feel fully qualified to make this statement with absolute certainty: I played more…

Events, First Person Shooter, Genre, Microsoft, News, PlayStation 3, Previews, Sony, Third Person, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
Hands-On with Dark Sector Multiplayer (Bonus Official Screenshot Gallery!)

During GDC, the Ripten crew was privy to an exclusive invite-only shindig presented by the good people at D3Publishing. What more…