Today the Supreme Court overturned a Californian law attempting to ban the sale or rental of violent video games to minors, California no doubt citing all of the countless studies that claim that violent video games can do everything from retard children's mental development to turning them into murdering psychopaths. Read More.
News Articles By Naomi Brown
And once again, we here at GamingExcellence are forced to inform you that hackers have been busy getting into company servers and stealing information. Only this time, the target was the forum servers for Neverwinter Nights. The breach was first reported on June 14, however, BioWare is still sending out emails to users to inform them of the breech and to update them on the issue. Read More.
Jamar Johnson, a 5 year old Bronx boy was alledgedly beaten by his mother after breaking the TV while playing the Wii. His mother, Kim Crawford, stated that she beat him in the stomach and back. He suffered from internal injuries caused by the beating, which the mother inititally claimed were playground injuries. Read More.
Sega and Gearbox have finally ended the wait for those patiently hoping for the next new Aliens game. Aliens: Colonial Marines will release sometime in the spring of 2012 for the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Read More.
For those who want a little more of Alice before Alice:Madness Returns releases, you're in luck. Spicy Horse has made an interactive storybook available for iPod, iTouch and iPad users. Read More.
Square Enix has announced a downloadable demo for Dungeon Seige III. It's currently available on Xbox Live and will be available for PC and PS3 users to download on June 7. Read More.
This year, two of the Oddworld games will be making their way to the PlayStation Network for download. Oddworld Stranger's Wrath HD will be available in the summer and Oddworld Munch's Oddysee HD will be coming out this fall. Read More.
In another attack on Sony websites, 2,000 users had their data stolen from a Sony Ericsson site in Canada and other 8,500 from Sony Music Entertainment in Greece lost their information to hackers. Read More.
For those who played and loved (or played and cried and loved) Splosion Man, there's new shenanigans on the horizon. A limited beta for a Ms. Splosion Man game has been announced by Twisted Pixel. Read More.
While console users had access to the Bioshock 2 content Minerva's Den last year, in the grand unfortunate tradition of some PC games, those users had to wait to gain access to all of the fun new goodies. Read More.
You read it right; certain Xbox 360 owners may qualify for a replacement console due to the disc format being used in newer games. Microsoft was made aware of an issue where certain users were getting "disc unreadable" or "disc unsupported" when attempting to play their brand spanking new games. Read More.
Namco announced earlier that Soul Caliber 5 was on the way for gamers. Dates, platforms, new characters and such are all still to be announced, but the game in the works. Read More.
Alan Wake, the game series that reminded us all just how awesome reading can be (you know, when your books come to life and try to murder you with creepy shadow figures) will be back this fall. Read More.
PC Gamers, we hate your guts. Console players, cry bitter tears for all the deadly testing you'll be unable to do. Valve has just released a beta version of authoring tools for Portal 2. And these aren't just blocks and buttons that can be put down in amusing ways, these are some of the same tools that they themselves use when making science for GLaDOS. Read More.
Xbox 360 and PC users who play Section 8: Prejudice have the ability help open up a brand new mode for play. When players go to the game's website they can view a kill counter. Once it reaches 10 Million online in-game kills, the new mode called Assault will open up for players to enjoy. Read More.