UK Anti-Porn Filters Might Screw Up League of Legends Patches

The strict "anti-porn" filtering taking full effect in the U.K. this month might cause problems for some League of Legends users who haven't called their ISPs to opt out of the screening. It seems the patcher is trying to access a couple of URLs with the letters S and E followed by X in them, and that's enough to get… » 1/20/14 11:00am 1/20/14 11:00am

Gamers More Agitated by Playing Sports Games than Shooters, Says UK…

There's a couple of ways to look at this latest video game study out of the U.K. Either there is no meaningful link between playing violent video games and aggressive behavior, or FIFA 11 is deadlier than Modern Warfare. » 5/04/11 7:30pm 5/04/11 7:30pm

Two Years in the Slammer for Hacker Who Stole $300,000 from Zynga Poker

The British hacker who fleeced Zynga Poker for 400 billion chips, which have an official worth of $12 million, $300,000 on the black market, will serve two years in prison. » 3/23/11 7:20pm 3/23/11 7:20pm

Ubisoft Won't Release Swinger-Party Game in the U.K.

We Dare, the Wii party game whose marketing suggests it's much naughtier than it really is, won't be released in the United Kingdom. Publisher Ubisoft is pulling the game back after a rating found it suitable for kids 12 and up. » 3/09/11 11:00pm 3/09/11 11:00pm

British Schoolteacher Finks on 600 Kids Over Late Night Gaming

In what sounds like the opening to a Dr. Seuss book, parents of all 600 children in Mr Gribble's school got a fearful note saying their kids report to class sleepy and distracted, because they're up as late as 4 a.m. playing video games. » 3/09/11 9:30pm 3/09/11 9:30pm

Eyeball-Controlled Pong Could Be Breakthrough for Disabled Gamers

Engineering students in London have developed a controller that enables eye-controlled movements in a video game, signaling the possibility someday for people with severe physical disabilities to enjoy video games for the first time. » 3/28/10 4:00pm 3/28/10 4:00pm