PS4 Attitude Launches – Here’s What You Need To Know
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Activision orders security to Infinity Ward offices
Tuesday, 2 Mar, 2010 – 12:35 | 4 Comments
Activision orders security to Infinity Ward offices

Security? Insubordination? Disappearances? Just what is going on at Infinity Ward?

Neo Geo games head to the PSN
Tuesday, 2 Mar, 2010 – 11:00 | One Comment
Neo Geo games head to the PSN

Retro heads rejoice as it appears that Neo Geo games are on their way to the PSN – although perhaps not the titles you would want.

Nearly 1 in 10 gamers show signs of addiction
Tuesday, 2 Mar, 2010 – 10:00 | 5 Comments
Nearly 1 in 10 gamers show signs of addiction

It’s report time again! Australian researchers have concluded that approximately one in ten gamers are showing symptoms of addiction.

We urge readers to think about their nine closest friends, if they seem ok, then it’s you who has the problem.

Heavy Rain hits the top spot and creates supply issues
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 18:32 | Comments Off
Heavy Rain hits the top spot and creates supply issues

PS3 exclusive Heavy Rain has stormed the UK charts – taking the coveted top spot. Has this taken Sony by surprise?

Games blasted for satanic content
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 13:30 | 9 Comments
Games blasted for satanic content

The video games industry has taken a bit of a beating lately. It’s been accused of sexualising children, exposing people to violence, and gamers have even been compared to outlaw biker gangs. The latest issue to be tackled is the large amount of satanic content appearing in games.

Sony wins court case over visually impaired gamer
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 11:00 | 2 Comments
Sony wins court case over visually impaired gamer

In October 2009 GameSpot reported that a man was suing Sony, Sony Online Entertainment and Sony Computer Entertainment of America for allegedly not complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as its virtual worlds were not easy to navigate for visually impaired people.

On February 8th the court ruled in favour of Sony, but was it right to?

Valve admits PS3 screw up
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 10:00 | 5 Comments
Valve admits PS3 screw up

What’s up with Valve lately? Their comments last week suggested an almost apathetic view on the PS3, but now a new statement has been released suggesting they might be taking the PS3 a bit more seriously. Is it too little too late?

US PlayStation website revamped
Sunday, 28 Feb, 2010 – 18:33 | 6 Comments
US PlayStation website revamped

Today the US PlayStation website received an unexpected revamp with a brand new cleaner look.

The old dark black site that we have become used to has now disappeared in favour of a brighter grey feel that is more akin to its European counterpart.

Ever wanted to drive over Lara Croft? Well you’re in luck!
Sunday, 28 Feb, 2010 – 14:28 | One Comment
Ever wanted to drive over Lara Croft? Well you’re in luck!

One of the last times Lara Croft was mentioned at Attitude Towers, it caused a bit of a storm. This time things are much less heated, and far more public spirited!

GAME to cut 247 jobs
Friday, 26 Feb, 2010 – 9:00 | 7 Comments
GAME to cut 247 jobs

The Game Group have announced it intends to cut 247 jobs, affecting 43 sites around the country. Both GAME and GameStation stores will be hit, as well as the smaller GAME concessions in Debenhams stores.

Did The Game Group bite off more than it could chew?

GTA IV is the most expensive game ever
Thursday, 25 Feb, 2010 – 17:00 | 7 Comments
GTA IV is the most expensive game ever

Digital Battle has formulated a list of the top ten most expensive game budgets of all time, proving that this generation of gaming is by far the most expensive ever.

There are five titles representing PS3 on the list through Killzone 2, L.A. Noire, Metal Gear Solid 4, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Theft Auto IV. With a budget of 100 million dollars, Grand Theft Auto IV is way ahead at the top. Final Fantasy XII is the only representative from the PS2 era listed.

PS3 on course to meet sales target
Thursday, 25 Feb, 2010 – 16:00 | Comments Off
PS3 on course to meet sales target

Sales figures for the PS3 are on course to meet the fiscal year target of 13 million, according to Jack Tretton, chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment of America.

It has been a good year for Sony with a price drop and the release of the Slim model sparking a large upsurge in sales from September. The number of units sold on week 36 was up 999% from week 35. It just goes to show the difference a competitive pricing point can make.

Capcom COO Mark Beaumont dies suddenly
Wednesday, 24 Feb, 2010 – 9:00 | One Comment
Capcom COO Mark Beaumont dies suddenly

It is our sad duty to inform you that the CEO of Capcom – Mark Beaumont – has died.

Gordon Brown in support of the UK’s game industry
Tuesday, 23 Feb, 2010 – 14:30 | 2 Comments
Gordon Brown in support of the UK’s game industry

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has commented on the fact that he thinks the UK has the most important games industry in Europe.

Could it be that he’s actually a secret Killzone 2 fan? Now that is someone we would vote for.

Rocksteady Studios acquired by Warner Bros.
Tuesday, 23 Feb, 2010 – 13:30 | One Comment
Rocksteady Studios acquired by Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group has announced today that they have acquired a majority stake in Rocksteady Studios, the developers behind the sleeper hit of last year, Batman: Arkham Asylum.

This is the latest addition to a growing games division for Warner Bros. In 2007, WB acquired TT Games, developers of the LEGO franchise. Later in 2009 they bought Snowblind Studios and primary assets of Midway Games. Welcome to your new home Rocksteady Studios!

Natal will destroy Sony’s motion controller
Tuesday, 23 Feb, 2010 – 9:20 | 8 Comments
Natal will destroy Sony’s motion controller

Michael Pachter has once again emerged from his fortress in the clouds to thrill us with yet another amazing prediction.

For Sony’s sake we hope this one is way off.

Capcom will be dropping a bomb in April – let the speculation begin!
Monday, 22 Feb, 2010 – 15:00 | 8 Comments
Capcom will be dropping a bomb in April – let the speculation begin!

Fans of being teased with cryptic statements rejoice – today is your lucky day! The good people at Capcom have announced that they have something exciting to tell us – but we have to wait until April.

Will it be worth the wait?

Video games sexualising kids?
Monday, 22 Feb, 2010 – 14:00 | 9 Comments
Video games sexualising kids?

Dr. Linda Papadopoulos, known amongst other things as the psychologist on Channel 4′s Big Brother, has produced a report commissioned by the Home Office about the sexualisation of children.

In this report, video games are mentioned as one of the causes. This is one of several news pieces lately mentioning the sexual content of video games. Team Attitude have always found these comments slightly baffling – but should we be taking them more seriously

Celebrating Black History Month – Diversity in Gaming
Monday, 22 Feb, 2010 – 8:00 | 4 Comments
Celebrating Black History Month – Diversity in Gaming

Pick up any video game these days and the likelihood that the main character is a white male is pretty high. With February being Black History Month, we’re taking a look at the depiction and evolution of African Americans in video games.

Where did the origins of African American characters in video games begin? Is their depiction considered stereotypical or even racist? All these questions and more will be discussed.