Displaying items by tag: Games industry

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 18:48

Are Linux apps and games worth paying for?

The Linux operating system is free; you can download it without paying any licensing fees. You can use it in the home, you can run a business on it, even a data centre. You can embed it within tiny custom hardware. Despite this, Linux hasn't become a household name. Paradoxically, it may be the perceived dearth of commercial applications which is a cause.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Out of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco California comes news of a soon to be shown digital distribution system poised to rid the world of branded game consoles.  OnLive promises to deliver AAA games, from top publishers, direct to homes around the globe.

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 16 March 2009 16:47

Maybe Atkinson is right about R18+ games

South Australian Attorney-General Michael Atkinson is a fan of keeping the ban on violent video games.  He is the most vocal of the Attorneys-General in attempting to maintain the lack of an R18+ classification for interactive entertainment in Australia.  Perhaps he has a point.

Published in Radioactive IT

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