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The Hitman: Absolution Trailer Experiment

I’ve got an experiment for you – one that you can do in your very own home! Go find someone who isn’t that familiar with video games, or at least the Hitman series. Make sure they are aged 18 and over so that you don’t violate any state or Federal laws. Sit them down and … Continue reading

Still No R18+ Consensus; Plus Stats! Stats! Stats!

There was a brief flurry of excitement among Australian gamers before Xmas when the Attorneys-General of each state met on December 10 – some of them hadn’t declared outright opposition to implementing an R18+ classification for video games! Surely it would go ahead this time! Of course it didn’t. There wasn’t outright rejection, but simply … Continue reading

THQ Truth Or Lies An Even Chance

THQ has announced something a bit different – a video game that will be able to tell if you are telling the truth or lying simply by analysing your voice. Helpfully enough, they’re calling it Truth or Lies. Apparently it has a “proprietary voice calibration system” that will analyse stress levels in a player’s voice … Continue reading