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European TERA fans have been up in arms lately due to decisions on behalf of the game's European publisher, Frogster, to remove a notable amount of the game's mature content in hopes of receiving a PEGI 12 rating. Today, the game's lead community manager, Raven, took to the forums to explain th...

April 24th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The game industry, in some ways, is akin to the film industry in that it grows up in fits and starts. Games such as Silent Hill 2 and God of War both have the same rating of "Mature" on the box, and both of them feature gore and some sexual imagery, but there's a world of difference in their attit...

March 23rd 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Erling Ellingson, Funcom's Product Manager for Age of Conan, recently gave a video interview with Jon Wood from MMORPG. Wood brought some tough questions to the interview regarding the problems many players are having with the game, questions that may not have simple, clear cut answers as the footag...

August 2nd 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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I'm going to hijack my own column this week to cover a topic that I believe is worth spending some space on - Age of Conan and the buzz of negative media attention it has been getting. Age of Conan's controversy spans almost all aspects of the game, from fatalities, to nudity, to even such odd thin...

May 27th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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A recent study questioned the efficacy of parental controls on a number of electronic devices, including game consoles, and the whole thing just makes us sigh a little whilst shaking our heads. Not long ago, we test drove the parental controls features on the Wii and found them shockingly easy. Whi...

October 7th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments