Repeatedly viewing violent scenes in videogames could make aggression "more acceptable" in teenagers, a new US study suggests.
Reboots of Dino Crisis and Onimusha seem at least a long way off – but the cult action franchises have not been forgotten, Capcom has said.
The blockbusters just keep on coming (it must be the fourth quarter!). This week sees the release of a half a dozen games that each aspire to sell a bucket load of copies. Top of our interest pile is Obsidian's Fallout spin-off New Vegas, which takes the post-apocalyptic fun into brighter skies. But will the Alpha Protocol developer's effort live up to expectations set by Fallout 3?
Platinum doesn't do games by half. From Wii skewer-'em-up MadWorld to the handgun stilettos of Bayonetta, Hideki Kamiya and chums always aim to surprise. Vanquish, the studio's upcoming third-person shooter, is their latest attempt.
EA's unveiled MicroBot, an arcade shooter style game in development for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade.
The Xbox 360's download games service Xbox Live Arcade may have passed its tipping point, one of the platform's most successful developers has said.
3DS games Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater, PES, Contra and Frogger will all be released in Europe, Konami's confirmed.
DanceEvolution for Kinect will be released alongside the motion-sensing add-on on 10th November, Konami's announced.
Square Enix has extended the free trial of PC MMO Final Fantasy XIV because of "the current state of the game".
Concern over Kinect's ability to detect players sat down on sofas has been eradicated after Microsoft updated the software behind the tech, Eurogamer can reveal.
Michael Pachter has insisted he has no idea what Valve plans to do with Steam after the Wedbush Securities analyst was reported as saying digital trade-ins were set to be introduced to the platform.
Nintendo's dated the Wii Remote/Motion Plus combo controller leaked last month.
The developer behind last year's action game Dark Void is working on new games it reckons are triple-A quality.
Fans of cult side-scrolling shoot-em-up Contra and the recently released reboot of Castlevania were given a boost today after Lords of Shadow producer Dave Cox teased that he's already tried to convince Konami to green light a 3D Contra game.
Halo: Reach's first map pack will be released on 30th November, Bungie's announced.
EA will release Windows Phone 7 versions of Need for Speed: Undercover, Tetris, The Sims 3 and Monopoly when Microsoft's smart phone launches later this month.
Those who buy or have bought Borderlands through Valve's digital distribution service Steam will get a demo key for Gearbox's upcoming shooter Duke Nukem Forever.
A fan made revision of 1996 PC shooter Duke Nukem 3D will be released after Duke Nukem license holder Gearbox Software gave the project approval.
Valve's digital distribution service Steam will let gamers trade-in unwanted titles for a fee, according to an analyst.
PlayStation 3 exclusive racer Gran Turismo 5 was delayed from 3rd November to "before Christmas" because the development team needed to iron out kinks, creator Kazunori Yamauchi has explained.
Sony's high-profile PlayStation 3 exclusive racer Gran Turismo 5 will still enjoy spectacular sales despite suffering a delay, but could lose momentum if it's released after Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, analysts have said.
Like one of its horrible beastly necromorphs, Dead Space 2 is creeping up on us with unnerving silence. EA's action horror is out in three months, which means it's time to sit down with creator Visceral Games and find out what the hell is going on in here.
Relentless Software's halved the price of the final three episodes of its very English detective quiz game Blue Toad Murder Files.
Sony's just confirmed the much-rumoured arrival of a LOVEFiLM application for the PlayStation 3.
The producer of obscure 1997 PlayStation One Japanese role-playing game Moon: Remix RPG Adventure has called on fans to voice their support for a sequel so he can convince a company to fund it.
EA has defended shooter Medal of Honor after critics claimed "lukewarm" review scores led to a six per cent share drop in the company.
Ubisoft has launched an Assassin's Creed game on social networking site Facebook.
The bonus DVD included in the Collector's Edition of World of Warcraft expansion Cataclysm features over an hour and a half of video.
SingStar and EyeToy developer Zoë Mode is working with PaRappa the Rapper creator Masaya Matsuura on Kinect Xbox Live Arcade horror game Haunt.