The latest streak of tragedies involving gun violence and accidental shootings has sparked a movement within Activision to support gun control. Their first act is to remove all guns in the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts.
In the past, many games would give incentives to continue playing like adding extra modes or items, but today’s gamers are satisfied with simply having achievements or trophies.
After EA spokesperson Jeff Brown told Kotaku that EA has no games in development for the Wii U, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime announced that Nintendo also has no games in development for the Wii U.
The June 2013 edition of Parents Magazine has hit newsstands with an article featuring a trend that new parents should follow. Parents are now buying mature-rated games for their children so they can learn how to be less immature.
During a Q&A with investors, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said that he wants “supportive companies [to] enjoy successful sales.” The reverse also appears to be true as a hit list of developers has been leaked.
After posting extraordinary losses due to poor sales, Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda has come up with a plan to prevent more losses in the future. He has told all staff to stop making bad games.
Many gamers are thrilled at Ubisoft’s research to make the hacking appear realistic in Watch Dogs; however, Sony’s Philip Reitinger is concerned by this saying the game will inspire hackers to attack the PlayStation Network again.
During Sony’s earnings announcement, VP of investor relations Yoshinori Hashitani says that Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai is proud that the PlayStation Vita has outsold the Nokia N-Gage worldwide.
Many have complained that Microsoft is far behind Sony and Nintendo when it comes to catering to indie developers and gamers. Microsoft has addressed this complaint by labeling all new Xbox games as indie.
Capcom has a bit of a mess on its hands after accidentally ordering 55,000 gallons of blood for its blood swimming pool that was to act as a promotion for the release of Resident Evil: Revelations on consoles.