Featured Articles

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

British chip designer ARM could cash in on the mobile industry's rush to transition to 64-bit operating systems and hardware.

More...
Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Samsung has lost smartphone market share, ending the quarter on a low note and Xiaomi appears to be the big winner.

More...
Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

It looks like Intel will be showing off its 14nm processors, codenames Broadwell, in a couple of weeks at CES 2015.

More...
Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the recently introduced Gainward GTX 980 4GB with the company’s trademark Phantom cooler.

More...
Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac has been in the nettop and mini-PC space for more than four years now and it has managed to carve…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 23 August 2010 09:44

City of Siena attacks Gran Turismo 5

Written by Nedim Hadzic
sony

Virtual ownership issues
A historic walled city in Italy is extremely unhappy of their Piazza del Campo being featured in Gran Turismo 5. Nevertheless, it’s not the mere issue of the location being used, but rather in-game flags depicting various Siena city districts.

Sony will apparently be diplomatically asked to resolve this issue, meaning the company will probably have to pull the level or at least redesign the level to Siena’s liking. If this fails to happen, the city may resort to legal means.

We’ve heard a fair share of silly things over the years as various forms of political correctness have threatened to ruin many a game. This time however, we’re not talking about whether it’s wrong to play a Taliban in multiplayer nor whether it’s correct to call a weapon H-bomb and distribute the game in Japan – it’s only a few flags so where’s the fire?

More here.

Last modified on Monday, 23 August 2010 12:58
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments