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Harvest Moon: A New Beginning may enter its European phase soon. The 3DS sim, which arrived in North America last October, cropped up on the Australian Classification Board and German ratings board USK over the weekend. Both ratings list Zen United as the publisher - Zen distributed Persona 4 Aren...

May 13th 2013 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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An Australian rating for something called 'Endless Summer' points to Bethesda and its parent company Zenimax. The listing is for a 15-rated "modified" game and notes "strong horror themes and violence."The rating comes hot on the heels of Bethesda announcing Shinji Mikami's The Evil Within, so it c...

April 23rd 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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The Australian Classification Board rated Tails Adventure yesterday, suggesting an upcoming digital re-release of the 1995 Game Gear platform adventure. The rating is for a multiplatform game, with the author denoted as Sega Japan and publisher as Sega Europe.One of the few games to star the twin-t...

March 5th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Back in September, Star Trek Online Producer Daniel Stahl gave an interview that proposed to tell game journalists how to do their jobs. That's only fair; we're always telling developers how to do their jobs, right? Stahl told [a]listdaily, "The whole game rating business doesn't necessarily do...

November 15th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The social app Klout has updated its iPhone app, with a few surprising features. Personally, I'm not a huge fan of Klout. It's gotten a little bit of a reputation for being spammy, and I think the way it rates influence is more or less meaningless. However, there's one feature of the new app th...

October 17th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Sometimes we have difficulty figuring out exactly what a ratings board listing for an unannounced game could refer to. And sometimes that listing is called "The Expendables 2 Videogame."A new listing on Australia's Classification site reveals a game under that title in the works at Ubisoft. You'll...

June 13th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The EPA has finished its usual gauntlet of tests and has found that this year's Ford Focus Electric is the most efficient five-seater in America. The agency certified that it gets 105 miles to the electric equivalent to the gallon (divided between 110MPGe in the city and 99MPGe on the highway), wh...

March 2nd 2012 at 3:35pm 0 Comments