Stories by Pete Davison

  • CD Projekt Red Voices Thoughts on DLC

    In conversation with <a href="http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/09/27/which-witcher-is-the-witcher-2-2-0/">Rock, Paper, Shotgun</a>, CD Projekt Red's development director Adam Badowski had some choice words to share regarding DLC and the more restrictive policies Microsoft require its publishers to follow.

  • Amazon Challenging iPad's Dominance with Kindle Fire

    The iPad is a gorgeous device, as anyone who has held one in an Apple Store and gazed longingly at that big touchscreen will tell you. But it's very expensive. At $499 for the cheapest model, it's well out of the "impulse purchase" price range for everyone except those with deep pockets. Deep pockets that are full of money.

  • Study: games increase aggression

    According to researchers at the University of Missouri, scientists have been convinced for years that violent video games caused increase levels of aggression, but this had never been conclusively tested through experiments. A recent study found that players of violent games became desensitized to violent images, and that this in turn led to an increase in aggression.

  • Sony hacked again

    Reuters reports that So-Net, the Japanese Internet service provider part of Sony, has been attacked by an intruder who stole virtual points from account holders worth 100,000 yen, or approximately $1,225.

  • Sony accuses Anonymous

    Sony has accused Anonymous of involvement in the recent PSN and Sony Online Entertainment hacks. The company's justification for this is a file planted on one of the hacked SOE servers which was named "Anonymous" and contained the words "We are Legion," a common sign-off for the group.

  • EA buying Firemint

    EA is making further efforts to dominate the mobile space with the acquisition of highly-regarded developer Firemint for an undisclosed sum.

  • New MS and Sony consoles in 2014?

    According to anonymous sources who spoke with Kotaku earlier today, the next Xbox and PlayStation consoles shouldn't be expected until 2014. One insider believes that "both MS and Sony are telegraphing to each other that they're delaying, to milk the current [generation] and fill in previous craters better."