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Xbox Lifting Bans on Baldur's Gate 3 Users Banned for Clips With Adult Content

Earlier this week, reports started to surface about Xbox users getting banned due to uploading clips of Baldur's Gate 3 including mature content. Larian mentioned on January 4 via director of…

January 5, 2024 | 01:21 EST

Blue Protocol - a character

Blue Protocol - Amazon Explains Changes You Can Expect in the West Compared to Japan

Amazon Games will launch Bandai Namco's Blue Protocol globally next year. While the game is already available in Japan, the localization process will bring some changes for the Western audience.  At…

August 28, 2023 | 01:09 EDT

An anime girl character in the Chaos;Head Noah Steam release, with the dialogue "I'd never see Rimi again" beneath her

Chaos;Head Noah Steam Release Goes Ahead After All

It looks like a Chaos;Head Noah Steam release is happening after all. Despite Valve deciding to ban the game from its platform prior to release, the company says it's re-examined Chaos;Head Noah's…

October 7, 2022 | 08:22 EDT

Chaos;Head Noah Key Art featuring the main characters

Chaos;Head Noah Steam Release Canceled Due To Steam

Spike Chunsoft has announced that there will be no Chaos;Head Noah Steam release at this time, as according to them it would require changes to the game's content. These changes would make the Chaos;…

September 30, 2022 | 02:33 EDT

Two Super Sentai-style characters posing in a very silly way in PUBG: Battlegrounds, which has now been outlawed in Afghanistan per the Taliban PUBG ban

Taliban PUBG Ban Instated For "Promoting Violence"

PUBG: Battlegrounds has been banned in Afghanistan. The Taliban PUBG ban will take effect within the next three months and has been instated because the game is apparently "promoting violence", which…

September 20, 2022 | 10:40 EDT

BJ Blazkowicz aiming his gun at an enemy in Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D Available In Germany After 30 Years

Wolfenstein 3D has been classified in Germany for the very first time, finally allowing German gamers to officially experience this influential old-school FPS. Due to its Nazi imagery, the game had…

September 16, 2022 | 11:18 EDT

A combat shot of Dungeon Travelers 2

Dungeon Travelers 2 Steam Release Apparently Blocked by Valve

It looks like a potential Dungeon Travelers 2 Steam release has been banned by Valve. While no official announcement was made, a SteamDB listing suggests that the game might have been rejected from…

June 20, 2022 | 10:32 EDT

Martha is Dead Censored PS4 PS5 cover

Martha is Dead Will Be Censored on PS4 & PS5

Wired Productions has announced that Martha is Dead will be censored on PS4 and PS5. Additionally, the PS4 and PS5 physical releases will be delayed by several weeks. Martha is Dead is an upcoming…

February 11, 2022 | 04:04 EST

The key art for Genshin Impact 2.4

Genshin Impact Characters Censored To Appease CCP

A new wave of Genshin Impact censorship has hit Mihoyo's open-world gacha RPG, and this time, it's all about the characters. Four characters are getting their outfits changed in China, presumably to…

January 5, 2022 | 11:21 EST

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Goldeneye 007 (N64) No Longer Banned In Germany

Goldeneye 007 (N64) is now effectively unbanned by Germany's Federal Center for Child and Youth Media Protection.  Joining the titular title's freedom is BloodRayne & BloodRayne 2. Despite being…

October 29, 2021 | 08:54 EDT

An in-progress shot of the erotic VR game Holodexxx

Erotic VR Experience Holodexxx Has Been Rejected By Steam

Holodexxx, an erotic VR experience featuring scans of real-life adult stars, has been rejected by Steam. The devs say they'll be moving forward with making the game, but that they're "disappointed"…

May 10, 2021 | 09:39 EDT

Artwork of the open-world action-RPG Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact Censors Hong Kong and Other Words In Chat

Players are noticing that certain phrases are banned within open-world action RPG Genshin Impact's chat window. These phrases include "Hong Kong", "Taiwan", and other words frequently banned or…

October 7, 2020 | 09:17 EDT

Ellie looks on with an inscrutable expression in The Last of Us Part II

The Last Of Us Part II Appears to be Banned In The Middle East

It looks like The Last of Us Part II may have been banned in the Middle East. The game doesn't have any official PlayStation Store listings in several Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia…

May 26, 2020 | 08:45 EDT

Commandos 2

Commandos 2 HD Remaster Removes Nazi Imagery

Commandos 2, the original 2001 title developed by Pyro Studios and published by Eidos Interactive, defined the real-time tactical strategy genre forever. Its innovative mechanics and the World War II…

January 26, 2020 | 06:56 EST

A man with a VR headset on looking bemused in 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 shared a screenshot of the game's…

November 16, 2016 | 09:40 EST