Tag Archives: censorship

Apple forced pixel nudity removal from Papers Please

Indie hit Papers Please is now available on iPad, but creator Lucas Pope has revealed that Apple forced him to remove the game’s nudity. The original version saw players, who assume the role of a immigration officer in a totalitarian state, occasionally forcing visitors to endure a body scan, revealing …

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China outlines console censorship rules

Gambling, drugs, racism and superstition are amongst the many things that will see console games being banned in China. Games In Asia has word of a freshly published document that has been released by the Shanghai government explaining the restrictions that will be imposed on console games once foreign consoles …

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UPDATE: South Park co-creator: Stick of Truth censorship is "stupid"

The co-creator of South Park has attacked Ubisoft for its decision to censor South Park: The Stick of Truth in some regions, including Europe. We weren’t going to change the content, so we’ve written little cards to explain what is going on, what they’ve censored, and made a joke out …

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The Pirate Bay launches censorship-bypassing web browser

UK residents are now able to access The Pirate Bay using a dedicated web browser designed by the controversial organisation. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, The Pirate Bay has released a new download called PirateBrowser. It’s effectively a functional web browser that will allow users to bypass ISP filters that typically …

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European version of The Last of Us is censored

Elements of the multiplayer component of The Last of Us were censored in the European release, it has been discovered. Eurogamer reports that the European version lacks some of the gore found in the US release – specifically, weapons that lead to exploding heads have been calmed to avoid the …

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OPINION: Ignore Cameron’s censorship plans at your [REDACTED] peril

It is not yet known whether the ‘child protecting’ web censorship plans proposed by XXXXXXXXXXXXX David Cameron will harm games. But fears are mounting it might. Cameron’s preferred web filter is the TalkTalk-owned HomeSafe. It is an opt-in system for customers but the Government recommends all ISPs use it or …

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No cuts necessary for Borderlands 2

Over-the-top role-playing shooter Borderlands 2 has escaped the scalpel of censorship unscathed. Despite its cartoony but brutal abundance of what developer Gearbox Software calls "bloody chunks of awesomeness", the game will be released in all territories with no cuts made. That includes stricter markets such as Australia and Germany, where …

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