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Decoding Gaming: A Timeline of Video Game Controversy

Since its initial release decades ago, video games have faced aggressive protest and heated controversy. The following is a thorough time-line of the games that sparked controversy and shaped the industry we see today.

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All that’s missing is a screaming Kiefer Sutherland…

At around 24 hours after the initial PlayStation 3 bug put Sony gamers worldwide into a dizzying panic, the corrupted systems seem to have cured themselves.

Sony released a statement shortly after the issue had been resolved but it did not provide much information. Rumors were confirmed however that the error was caused by the internal clock recognizing the year 2010 as a leap year.

Corrupted Trophies seem to be fine… that is, if they were synched prior to the lockdown. If not, there have been a few tricks discovered on how to recover them.

This is exactly what I wanted to do to my PS2 after seeing the error message for my newly bought ICO.

This raises questions on just how solid product testing is over at Sony. The PlayStation 3 is continuing the trend of poorly built systems apparently. It was always common knowledge that Sony never had the most well-built systems ever since the frustration that was the PlayStation 2’s disc read error but for how much these people payed for this “super” system, something serious like this should not be happening.

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