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Report: Sony To Ban All Pirates From PSN Permanently

by Ernice Gilbert on February 16th, 2011, under Hot, News, Sony

Sony’s made it abundantly clear via the US and EU PS Blogs, that it will issue permanent bans to those who are caught running pirated consoles on PSN. The giant made the big news known via a statement issued today.

ECA Set To Stage Washington Rally In Run Up To Historic Court Battle

by Ernice Gilbert on October 14th, 2010, under Hot, News

On November 2nd, oral arguments for the historic court battle, Schwarzenegger v. EMA Supreme, will take center stage in Washington D.C., and in a run up the the event, which could have dyer consequences for the gaming industry, the Entertainment Consumers Association is planning to organize a massive rally on the steps of the Supreme Court itself.

Activsion And Bobby Kotick Aligns With Industry Against Proposed Violent Game Law

by Ernice Gilbert on September 22nd, 2010, under Activision/Bilzzard, News

You’ve always said your hate for Activision CEO Bobby Kotick will never end. That might be true, but it doesn’t mean you can’t hate him less.

The Activision boss have released a public statement regarding the upcoming Supreme Court hearing in Schwarzenegger v. EMA on November 2nd. In the declaration, Activision aligns itself with the ESA and other groups that deem this at a threat the First Amendment.

In The United States, A Majority Would Ban Violent Games For Minors

by Ernice Gilbert on September 14th, 2010, under Hot, News

In a recently conducted study, results show that 72 percent of Americans are in favor of a ban on selling violent games to minors. In the study, 2,100 were asked for their opinions on the matter.

In The UK, Threats To Ban Medal Of Honor Reboot

by Ernice Gilbert on August 23rd, 2010, under Dice, EA, News

Politicians, they would do anything to win your vote. On any given day, you’ll hear them stirring up debate on issues they think will benefit their bid.

In the UK, the Afghanistan war’s unpopular with the people, and since many UK men and women have died in said region doing battle against the Taliban, a videogame allowing gamers to play as the Taliban would be rather unpopular there; and understandably so.

Defence Secretary Liam Fox saw an opportunity to boost his credibility by exploiting the situation, and so he’s called on UK retailers to ban the game. He said he was “disgusted” that Medal of Honor allowed people to recreate attacks on Nato forces.