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Bully draws protesters to Rockstar's front doors

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Washington, D.C.-based group marches on developer's Manhattan headquarters to protest marketing of violent games to children.

Sony could wait till '07 to launch PS3

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Sony strategists may see a priced-down PS2 as all the company needs in '06; would ride $99 sticker--and profits--all the way to 2007.

The yin and yang of game mods

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To critics of violent games, video game hackers have become the new threat to America's children because they modify the most popular games to include sexual content.

U.S. Screen Actors union approves video game contract

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Members of the Screen Actors' Guild overwhelmingly approved a new contract covering their work in video games, the union's Web site said on Friday.

GTA sex scandal hits Australia

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, has effectively been banned in Australia because of hidden sex scenes.

House backs federal investigation of Rockstar Games

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[UPDATE] Hot Coffee scandal intensifies as legislators vote 355-21 to support a Federal Trade Commission probe seeking answers from the Take-Two subsidiary.

Official DOOM Trailer now Online

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Doom motion picture. The Universal Pictures film, based on the best-selling first person shooter of the same name and its subsequent videogame sequels, isn't due in theaters until October 21st, but you can get an early peek here.

M$ Previews Xbox 360 Games

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Games for the upcoming console show impressive graphics, sound, and details.

ELectronic Arts to make games based on Rings books

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Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. on Monday said it has acquired the rights to develop games based on the popular "Lord of the Rings" book series, in addition to rights it holds for titles derived from the recent hit movies.

Destroy All Humans! movie in the pipe

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Video game maker THQ Inc. are planning to make a movie based on their recently released game, Destroy All Humans!

Xbox 360 Motherboard Picture?

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Following last week's leak starring the Xbox 360 kid, a French site, has posted what looks like a picture of the Xbox 360 motherboard. If this picture is really a photo of the Xbox 360 innards, it must have been taken from the recently released beta dev kit, which according to rumors includes beta silicon of the Xbox 360 GPU designed by ATI but still have a dual-core version of the PowerPC 970 chip from IBM.

Game Over for Modders?

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Take Two isn't the only one blaming the modders. In its Wednesday press release, the ESRB said it "calls on the computer and video-game industry to proactively protect their games from illegal modifications by third parties, particularly when they serve to undermine the accuracy of the rating."

"Hot Coffee" Still Burning Take Two

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US analysts have warned that Take Two may face investigations from the Federal Trade Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission after the company reduced its Q3 revenue guidance by $40 million in the wake of the Hot Coffee scandal.

Last Man Standing 1.0 released!

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Well here it is! Our first Official release of the mod! If you have not checked out our mod before, this is definitely the version to try! There are new maps, new weapons, tons of features, tons of bug fixes, so much stuff! Check out the readme for more details of the changes in this release.

Sony gets Unreal 3 engine for PS3

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SONY HAS been rather excited to tell us all that they’ve licensed the technology for the Unreal 3 engine from developers Epic Games.

Xbox 360 to have age restriction feature

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Microsoft`s next-generation Xbox 360 game console, which will be released worldwide at the end of this year, will come equipped with an age restriction feature.

Sony to Release Web Browser for PSP

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Sony officials Thursday said the company will release a software upgrade that will let the PlayStation Portable video game system surf the Web without a cumbersome software trick.

Matrix-style 'bullet-time' in multiplayer gaming

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In a strange example of the cyber-world imitating Hollywood imitating the cyber-world, Finnish researchers have developed a way to achieve the "bullet-time" effect of the movie The Matrix in real-time multiplayer games.

'GTA' Game Rating Changed to Adults-Only

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The video game industry on Wednesday changed to adults-only the rating of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas," a best-selling game in which explicit sexual content can be unlocked with an Internet download.

Parents group urges recall of video game 'GTA'

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A media watchdog group said on Tuesday it has demanded Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. unit Rockstar Games recall "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas."

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