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Iraq bans popular online games to protect children from 'moral threat'

theguardian.com     3+ day ago

Iraq's parliament has voted to ban popular online video games including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, citing their "negative" influence, especially on the young, in a country long plague...

Assassin's Creed creators pledge 500,000 to Notre Dame

theguardian.com     4+ day ago

Video game creators at Ubisoft Montreal - the development studio that rebuilt 18th-century Paris in its 2014 historical action game Assassin's Creed Unity - have joined the global outpouring of grief ...

Ancestors: the evolution video game tapping millions of years of ingenuity

theguardian.com     4+ day ago

The creator of Assassin's Creed is making apes of gamers - reconnecting us with prehistoric survival instincts in virtually untouched gaming territory Wed 17 Apr 2019 07.37 EDT Last modified on Wed 1...

Microsoft announces new Xbox without a disc drive

theguardian.com     4+ day ago

Tue 16 Apr 2019 17.10 EDT Last modified on Tue 16 Apr 2019 17.25 EDT Microsoft has announced a new model of its Xbox One console, a digital-only version that will not be able to play discs and costs ...

Notre Dame and the culture it inspired from Matisse to the Muppets

theguardian.com     5+ day ago

It mesmerised Proust, terrified Homer Simpson and gave us the Hunchback - Guardian critics celebrate Paris's gothic masterpiece at the heart of the modern imagination Tue 16 Apr 2019 11.13 EDT Last m...

PlayStation 5: Sony gives the first details of its next generation console

theguardian.com     5+ day ago

The new PlayStation will feature custom hardware, a solid state drive, 3D sound support and backwards compatibility - but it won't be out in 2019 Tue 16 Apr 2019 11.04 EDT Last modified on Tue 16 Apr...

Nintendo Labo's cardboard VR kit takes flight

theguardian.com     1+ week ago

Tsubasa Sakaguchi is beaming at two Bafta awards arranged neatly on a table in front of him. As the project director of Nintendo's Labo series, he's rightly delighted. The ingenious mashup of video ga...

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice review: a samurai sword through the heart

theguardian.com     1+ week ago

This often breathtaking game of serial assassination in 16th-century Japan is a treasure chest for players able to commit to learning its secrets This is a game about fighting through a supernaturall...

Dead Pixels: a gamer comedy that's as addictive as World of Warcraft

theguardian.com     1+ week ago

You don't need to know your Azeroth from your elbow to enjoy this gut-bustingly funny new show Wed 10 Apr 2019 06.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 10 Apr 2019 07.28 EDT A feudal empire in chaos. Evil mag...

Sekiro, Baba Is You and the politics of video game difficulty

theguardian.com     1+ week ago

Two very different titles reward players who relish complexity, and raise the question of whether game designers are right to raise the bar As a one-armed orphan - a disability that you might think w...

Five damaging myths about video games let s shoot 'em up

theguardian.com     2+ week ago

One of the longest-standing tropes about video games is that violent ones - like Call of Duty or Fortnite - can cause players to become more aggressive in the real world. It's a worry that becomes acu...

Bafta games awards: God of War wins best game of the year

theguardian.com     2+ week ago

The mythological epic leads a diverse slate of winners as Return of the Obra Dinn and Nintendo Labo pick up two awards each The Bafta games awards are always slightly different from the institute's T...

The Sega Mega Drive for connoisseurs: Analogue Mega Sg review

theguardian.com     2+ week ago

Sega's retro reboot is no mere gimmick. It's a joyous gift to make you a child again - but with all of 2019's HD trimmings Wed 3 Apr 2019 05.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 3 Apr 2019 05.40 EDT Those di...

Sega Mega Drive Mini retro console arrives in September

theguardian.com     2+ week ago

Following similar consoles from Nintendo and Sony, Sega is bringing its 1990s Mega Drive back with 40 games, including Sonic Mon 1 Apr 2019 08.44 EDT Last modified on Mon 1 Apr 2019 08.45 EDT Sega h...

Apex Legends: a parents' guide to the 'new Fortnite'

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Nintendo Labo VR: the Willy Wonka of video games tries virtual reality

theguardian.com     3+ week ago

Tue 26 Mar 2019 08.00 EDT Last modified on Tue 26 Mar 2019 08.02 EDT VR was meant to be the future, and it still yet might be, but the current selection of virtual reality devices is in the main expe...

The Walking Dead: The Final Season review a fittingly grisly end

theguardian.com     3+ week ago

By investing in its characters' personalities and motivations and making each fight a real struggle for your life, The Walking Dead makes violence more meaningful. Nonetheless, segments in which you p...

Pilot, lawyer, medic: meet the people who turned video game careers into real ones

theguardian.com     4+ week ago

Pilot, lawyer, medic: meet the people who turned video game careers into real ones Games can offer a window on to other jobs as well as other worlds. Three players explain how their favourite games g...

10 of the strangest star cameos in video games

theguardian.com     4+ week ago

It's no longer unusual to see big-name actors in video game roles - and usually it works out fine. Ellen Page in Beyond: Two Souls, Kristen Bell in Assassin's Creed and Charles Dance in Witcher 3 were...

Tom Clancy's The Division 2 review mercenary rampage through a broken society

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Post-apocalyptic Washington DC is splendidly imagined but the insipid techno-thriller plot ensures the struggle to save civilisation can't be won Tue 19 Mar 2019 06.00 EDT Last modified on Tue 19 Mar...

Hypnospace Outlaw review: a surreal tribute to the 90s internet

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Journey back in time as an online detective policing a compelling parody of the nascent net, with dodgy graphics, tinny music and a host of weird websites to explore The very nature of the internet m...

Police detain 10 teenagers in India for playing banned video game

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds banned in Gujarat to combat spread of `violent traits' Police in the western Indian state of Gujarat detained 10 teenagers for breaking a newly announced ban on playing ...

Thank you, climate strikers. Your action matters and your power will be felt

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

I want to say to all the climate strikers today: thank you so much for being unreasonable. That is, if reasonable means playing by the rules, and the rules are presumed to be guidelines for what is an...

A manifesto for tackling the climate change crisis

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

As thousands of pupils strike over the catastrophe facing the planet, we demand a state of emergency be called We're the UK Student Climate Network. We're young, we're students and we're calling for ...

Climate strikes: students around the world walk out to demand change live

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Jessica Glenza (now), Alan Evans , Hannah Ellis-Petersen and Naaman Zhou (then) Students take part in a "youth strike to act on climate change" demonstration in Nantes, France, March 15, 2019. To wr...

Bafta games awards 2019: God of War leads nominations

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Epic mythological fighting game picks up 10 nominations, chased by Red Dead Redemption 2, Return of the Obra Dinn and Florence with six nominations each. See the full list below Sony Santa Monica's G...

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will be a real-world smartphone game

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

The augmented reality game from the makers of Pokemon Go will take budding wizards on a magical quest through their own neighbourhood Mon 11 Mar 2019 11.13 EDT Last modified on Mon 11 Mar 2019 11.14 ...

Burgess Prize runner-up 2019: Kate Wyver on Dan Hett s Sorry to Bother You

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Burgess Prize runner-up 2019: Kate Wyver on Dan Hett's Sorry to Bother You Kate Wyver's reflections on a complex game about grief and journalism earned her joint second place in this year's Observer/...

Devil May Cry 5 review: a triumphant return to stylish demon-slaughter

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

High-octane challenges in this irresistible romp have resurrected an action series that's been dormant for over a decade Wed 6 Mar 2019 11.14 EST Last modified on Thu 7 Mar 2019 14.00 EST Despite ap...

Days Gone and Last of Us 2: the video games predicting the end of the world

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Days Gone and Last of Us 2: the video games predicting the end of the world Wed 6 Mar 2019 05.10 EST Last modified on Wed 6 Mar 2019 05.12 EST Who knows what could possibly be driving this, but post...

Dead or Alive 6 review fabulous fighting with an unwelcome soft-porn vibe

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Impressive graphics and an innovative story mode make for faultless gameplay in the latest instalment of this series, but its hyper-sexualised characters feel out of touch Mon 4 Mar 2019 07.00 EST La...

Metro Exodus, Devil Engine and Apex Legends: three games that demonstrate the value of genres

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

From a `battle royale' showdown to a shoot 'em up revival, three mixed new titles demonstrate the value to games of genres Genres, as the graphic novelist Alan Moore once wrote, are pretty much only ...

Tom Watson calls for crackdown on in-game gambling

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Gambling-style features in computer games, which encourage players to pay for items such as loot boxes that may be worth very little, warrant stricter oversight by the Gambling Commission to prevent t...

Trials Rising review a global adrenaline rush

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Trials Rising: motocross on the hot springs track Photograph: RedLynx/Ubisoft After playing Trials Rising s first few tracks, which send you careening wildly down...

'Geek philanthropy': the gamers raising millions through marathon live streams

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Charities are reaping the benefits of these modern-day telethons as video game players fundraise live on the internet Gamers play Desert Bus for Hope - which became the first ever charity live stream...

Fortnite Season 8 brings a volcano, pirates, cannon and a banana suit

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Fight lava dressed as a banana Fortnite, Season 8. The latest season of Fortnite is now live, introducing a major new volcano area, as well as a...

Pok mon Sword and Shield: Nintendo details upcoming games for Switch

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Nintendo has unveiled two new Pokemon games for its Switch console: Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. Introduced in a short online broadcast by Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori at Pokemon's developer...

Taiwanese game removed from sale after anti-China messages discovered

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Taiwanese game Devotion contains a reference to Chinese president Xi Jinping and Winnie-the-Pooh. Photograph: Kouki/YouTube Taiwanese horror game Devotion has be...

Five games to play if you enjoyed Black Mirror's Bandersnatch

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror special Bandersnatch is Netflix's first dive into interactive storytelling. Its success will inevitably pave the way for more ambitious creators, would-be auteurs and fl...

Point and shoot: what's next for photography in video games?

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Pok mon Go s augmented reality photo mode Photograph: Niantic/The Pok mon Company People love to take pictures in video games. As the game worlds we explore have ...

Fortnite World Cup to feature $130m prize pot and a New York final

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

Epic Games will host the year's biggest video gaming event when the battle royale phenomenon's top players go head to head After 10 online qualifiers, the finals will be held in New York from 26-28 J...

Anthem review a tedious and conservative dirge

theguardian.com     1+ mon ago

BioWare's shooter jets promisingly into battle on a stunning alien world, but what unfolds is patchy Anthem seeks to infuse co-operative shooting with the nuanced storytelling that has made its devel...


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