from the leisure-suit-larry-is-on-the-way dept.
TuringTest writes "In an attempt to bring the Wii closer to the hardcore gamer's taste, Sega is preparing to release MadWorld, a violent 'hack and slash' game. This has brought attention from family-conscious lobbies: 'The decision to release a violent game on a console which has based its reputation on family fun has shocked anti-violence pressure groups. Mediawatch-UK, Britain's longest-running pressure group campaigning for decency in TV, films and games, said MadWorld will "spoil" the Wii.' The game features black & white cel-shaded graphics, except for the blood blobs which are in brilliant red. MadWorld is announced to be released in early 2009."
Lunatrik writes: Taking yet another step towards true invisibility, Berkeley scientists have discovered an extremely precise material which enables visible light to be passed around an object, rendering it invisible. Both Science and Nature are expected to report on the results later this week.