War Crimes in Video Games Draw Red Cross Scrutiny

One of the world's largest and most respected humanitarian groups in the world is investigating whether the Geneva and Hague conventions should be applied to the fictional recreation of war in video games. » 12/02/11 10:00am 12/02/11 10:00am

Rainbow 6 Developer Talks Terrorism, Call of Duty, and Moving the…

Last week, I headed down to Ubisoft headquarters in San Francisco to get a first look at their upcoming tactical shooter Rainbow 6: Patriots. I posted my impressions of the event earlier today—it looks like a solid evolution of the small-team tactical template set forth in Vegas, but what's more remarkable is that it… » 11/28/11 10:00pm 11/28/11 10:00pm

Tactics, Teamwork and Tough Choices in Rainbow 6: Patriots

How far would you go to save a life? To save lives? Would you sacrifice an innocent civilian to save a hundred more? Ubisoft's recently unveiled tactical shooter Rainbow 6: Patriots aims to tackle those tough (or at least, dramatic) questions. Last week, I headed down to Ubisoft's headquarters in San Francisco to get… » 11/28/11 12:00pm 11/28/11 12:00pm

Rainbow 6: Patriots' Tough Choices Brought to Life in this…

We've been telling you about the hard choices being put on the players of Rainbow 6: Patriots since June, now see for yourself in Ubisoft's proof-of-concept video. Happy birthday to you. » 11/04/11 2:20pm 11/04/11 2:20pm

Branching Levels Driven By Moral Choices Could Be Rainbow 6's Secret…

While other shooters are pursuing more weapons, more maps, higher polygon counts, higher body counts; Tom Clancy's latest Rainbow Six game is pushing the envelop on morality. » 11/03/11 6:00pm 11/03/11 6:00pm