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343 Industries wants to make it clear: It will brook no further discrimination of any kind in Halo 4. Executive producer Kiki Wolfkill and studio head Bonnie Ross say that sexist discrimination of any kind will be met with a lifetime ban from both the game and the Xbox Live network.Ross says that "...

November 1st 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The Resident Evil 5 "racism issue" has reanimated itself in the latest hands-on preview by Eurogamer. The site believes the "debate is only going to get louder" once the game is released. It notes that Chris Redfield's partner, Sheva, fits neatly into the "approved Hollywood model" of a light-skinn...

February 5th 2009 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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If home is where the heart is, then PlayStation 3 users have some pretty cold, racist, and sexually demeaning hearts. Hearts that make Halo 3 players look like cute puppies in comparison. Now I'm not saying that PlayStation Home is not a great idea -- in theory it's a brilliant idea. Play in a worl...

January 14th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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As with any grouping of people online, some WoW players can perfectly sociable and respectful of others, and some can be nasty, offensive and even bigoted. As the player Adaan wrote on the European WoW forums, he had the displeasure of encountering some players who use a certain racially offensive...

November 24th 2007 at 2:22pm 0 Comments

Ah... the weekend. While the other Joystiq and Fanboy sites seem to offer absolutely no updates, PSP Fanboy strives to entertain you... at any cost. You should know the format of the Sandwich by now: you get two new interesting PSP videos, usually made by fans. In the middle of this video bread is...

July 23rd 2006 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Cingular Wireless has pulled a ringtone that mocks Latin American immigrants from its site, after being contacted by an advocate from a group called the League of United Latin American Citizens. The $2.49 ringtone, called "La Migra," ridiculed Latinos, with wording such as "Step away from the teleph...

May 11th 2006 at 5:06pm 0 Comments