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The Key to Home SteamWatch

[Updated] SteamWatch – Controversy Erupts After “The Key to Home” Gets Removed From Steam

Update: Originally, the article included an email exchange between the publisher and Valve. While we were originally given permission to use the exchange, the publisher requested for it to be…

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Ubisoft Bringing Dedicated Servers and Other Updates to For Honor

“Rocky” is but one word that can summarize the reception to For Honor‘s online component since February. Plagued by connectivity issues, farmers, drophacking, DDOSing, controversial microtransactions, and more, the largest subreddit of the game’s…

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Best Buy Charge $20 For Cancellations Of Destiny 2 Pre-Orders

According to a post on the Best Buy forum, consumers who think twice about their pre-order for the upcoming Destiny 2 will be hit with a $20 fee for access…

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ASA Bans Mobile Strike Advert Featuring Models In Bikinis

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has responded to criticism for an advert for mobile game Mobile Strike, banning it following complaints that it “objectified women”. Mobile Strike,…

Counter Strike Global Offensive

$5 Billion Spent On CS:GO Skin Gambling In 2016

According to a report by research firms Eilers & Krejcik Gaming and Narus Advisors, gamers spent an equivalent of over $5 billion on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive skin gambling during 2016.…

Art of Stealth

[Updated] Art of Stealth Developer Taking On Jim Sterling

Update 2: Valve has removed Art of Stealth from Steam for other reasons. You can read more about that here. Original Story and first update below: Some people are naturals at…

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FIFA 17 Community Enraged After Data Mine Finds “Rubber Banding”

Diligent data miners have uncovered evidence of a “rubber banding” mechanic hidden in the game code for FIFA 17. The evidence, uncovered thanks to the efforts of users over at /r/FIFA,…

Watch Dogs 2

Watch Dogs 2’s “Explicit” Nudity to be Removed after Controversy

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs 2 has only been out for a day or so, but the game has already managed to surround itself with controversy. All of this started when a player…

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iOS Game Allegedly Removed Over Pepe Image

If you somehow haven’t noticed, this election is really weird, as both candidates and their supporters have taken to the Internet to discover the best way to gain access to…

Persona 5

The Truth Behind The Korean Persona 5 Controversy

Earlier today, Kotaku reported on a big controversy going on in Korea at the minute, with Atlus’ Persona 5 right at the center. This news has already started the inevitable…