Category Archives: Gaming

Yet another study confirms that video games don’t lead to real-world violence

A University of Oxford study published earlier this year confirms – yet again – that playing violent video games does not lead to real-world violence.Published in The Royal Society, the study is described by Oxford University as “one of the most definitive to date, using a combination of subjective and objective data to measure teen aggression and violence in games.”

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Sony’s censorship policy hits “Devil May Cry 5” on PS4

Sony’s recently implemented policy of censoring third party games on the PlayStation platform has finally come to a triple-A release. Capcom’s long-awaited Devil May Cry 5 was released last week on all platforms, but the game’s day-one patch on PS4 censors a cinematic scene in the game using, you guessed it, lens flare. Keep in mind that there are slight

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SEGA’s “Judgment” releases in June, new gameplay trailer released

Sega announced the western release date for Judgment… it’s June 25. Boom! No need to read the rest, right? Narp! SEGA has also revealed a new trailer for Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Judgment, highlighting several gameplay features for the game (below). Give it a look to see these gameplay mechanics in action, such as gathering evidence, going undercover, pinball, Space Harrier, minigames,

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Athlon Games to publish the next “Samurai Shodown”

The next installment in SNK’s weapon-based fighting series Samurai Shodown will be published by Athlon Games. Athlon is a subsidiary of Leyou Technologies, who acquired an 81.25% stake in SNK in August 2015. Athlon Games has previously developed and published free-to-play games for both console and PC, though Athlon confirmed to Gematsu that Samurai Shodown (Samurai Spirits in Japan) will

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The NSA wants you to download this “Final Fantasy” villain to your computer

The National Security Agency (NSA) may have a big, spooky reputation as one of the United States’ primary spy agencies, but you have to believe that they’ve got some hard core nerds working there. Case in point: on Tuesday, the NSA released an agency-designed tool known as “GHIDRA” to research malware as a completely free-to-the-public, open source program. Gamer types

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Which “Street Fighter II” characters are least likely to survive their injuries?

Fans of Street Fighter II and other Japanese games may have noticed that a character’s blood type is often listed in their bio. There are some important cultural reasons for this, but could a street fighter’s blood type have real-world effects on their ability to survive all of those hemorrhages and cracked ribs? According to a study published in the

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Devolver Digital’s “Ape Out” now available

Devolver Digital’s simian slaughter-fest Ape Out is now available on PC and Nintendo Switch. Developed by Gabe Cuzzillo, Ape Out is described as “a wildly intense and colourfully stylised smash ‘em up about primal escape, rhythmic violence, and frenetic jazz.” Ape Out features procedurally-generated environments and means aplenty to maul & maim your hordes of homo sapien enemies. Check out

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