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Sony, Microsoft, Google, Ubisoft and others collectively agree to infuse environmentalist messaging into their video games (opinion)

At the UN Climate Action Summit this week, the GRID-Arendal center special interest group published a press release stating that several video game developers and publishers including Sony, Microsoft, Ubisoft, Google, Rovio, Supercell and WildWorks had committed to a climate change awareness initiative known as the “Playing for the Planet Alliance”. Among the commitments listed in the pledge are improvements

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“Predator: Hunting Grounds” gameplay trailer unveiled at Gamescom

The Playstation-exclusive Predator: Hunting Grounds was given a proper gameplay trailer Monday at Gamescom 2019. Without further ado, give the multiplayer-focused shooter a look below: Predator: Hunting Grounds is developed by Illfonic, who you may recall is responsible for 2017’s Friday the 13th the Game, which turned out to be a fun, franchise-faithful multiplayer game. Here’s Sony’s official breakdown of

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First gameplay of “Predator: Hunting Grounds” to be revealed at Gamescom 2019

According to Gamescom host Geoff Keighley, Sony Interactive Entertainment will debut the first gameplay trailer for Predator: Hunting Grounds on opening night of Gamescom 2019, which begins on 19 August. Predator: Hunting Grounds is an online asymmetrical multiplayer shooter developed by Illfonic and scheduled to release for PS4 in 2020. You can watch the May reveal trailer below. Source: Gematsu

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“Final Fantasy VII Remake” director confirms censorship by Square Enix’s “ethics department”

In a recent interview with Weekly Famitsu, Final Fantasy VII Remake director Tetsuya Nomura confirmed that several elements of the long-awaited RPG were being altered from the original. While the physical magazine is not available online, summaries of key points have been translated and provided by Ryokutya2089 and Games Talk. Among these changes, there are two which will stand out for those

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New interview from Japan contradicts previous Sony statements on PlayStation censorship

Earlier in April, a Sony spokesperson noted that the MeToo movement and video streaming sites like Twitch and YouTube were the reasons behind the company’s decision to start censoring mature-themed content on PlayStation platforms. They also noted that Sony has adopted a new guidelines and an internal regulatory board (based in California, the self-righteous, politically correct capital of the world)

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Sony blames #MeToo movement, video streaming sites for its PlayStation censorship policy

On Tuesday, Sony finally revealed details on why it has taken such a censorious stance towards mature-themed content in Japanese games. The company has adopted a new internal regulatory board (based in California, the pearl-clutching capital of the world) to scrutinize and approve games submitted for publishing on PlayStation platforms. It’s important to note that Sony’s new review board is

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Konami issues safety recall for Justifyer light gun 25 years later

Konami has issued a safety recall for the “Justifier,” a light gun peripheral used with the Lethal Enforcers series for SEGA Genesis and SEGA CD, roughly 25 years after its original release. Note that the Super Nintendo and PlayStation versions of the Justifier were not mentioned as neither are included in the recall. A representative from Konami explained the company’s

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