Rock Band's PR Agency Slapped By Federal Trade Commission [Update]

The agency that handles PR for Harmonix, 505 Games and other developers will settle charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission that its employees posed as ordinary consumers to post positive game reviews on the iTunes App store. » 8/26/10 11:40pm 8/26/10 11:40pm

FTC Ruling Might Affect Video Game Reviews

A unanimous ruling by the Federal Trade Commission today would update truth-in-advertising language to require the disclosure of "material connections" - hint, hint "cash or an in-kind payment to review a product" - by the recipient of such considerations. » 10/05/09 11:40pm 10/05/09 11:40pm

FTC Calls Out Video Game Reviewers in Proposed Endorsement Rule Changes

The Federal Trade Commission, it seems, has determined that bloggers aren't journalists, or should at least be treated differently. » 7/13/09 10:00am 7/13/09 10:00am

GameStop Sells Played Games As New, Sources Say, Practice Could Be…

The alleged practice of GameStop lending new copies of games to employees at their stores and then later selling those games as new, unused copies, may be a violation of federal law. » 4/09/09 7:21pm 4/09/09 7:21pm