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Dev says gay triple-A protagonist unlikely for ‘a while’

Fears of a negative sales impact mean that it’s likely to be some time before a triple-A game is released featuring an openly gay character. That’s according to Ubisoft Montreal’s lead writer Lucien Soulban. So when are we going to see that gay protagonist in a triple-A game? Not for …

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Nintendo to patch gay marriage "bug" in Tomodachi Collection

Tomodachi Collection: New Life marked the first time in the series that Nintendo had permitted same-sex relationships in one of its titles. Or so it seemed. It was revealed last week that the Japanese 3DS title allowed male Mii characters to marry other male Miis, as well as subsequently have …

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Senior video games execs call for a more gay-friendly industry

Games representatives and social activists have called for an attitude of acceptance towards LGBT issues in the industry at an event in New York. As reported byGamasutra, senior staff from EA, Kixeye, the ESA and US politicians discussed the issues facing members of the LGBT community when it comes to …

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EA hosting event discussing LGBT issues in gaming

An event discussing LGBT issues in video gaming called EA Full Spectrum is taking place today in New York. EA Full Spectrum will bring together leaders from the LGBT and videogame community to talk about the state of hate in videogames, the origins of homophobia in games, the development of …

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Star Wars The Old Republic gets a gay planet… that’s locked behind a paywall

BioWare has made good on its promise to bring homosexuality to The Old Republic… sort of. PCGamesN reports that the planet of Makeb will soon be open for business and is the only location in the game where characters are able to engage in romantic options with same sex NPCs. …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic promises that gay relationships are coming

BioWare is to continue its fine work in the area of same sex relationships by bringing them to MMO title Star wars: The Old Republic. The studio has previously attracted praise (and, from the right at least, some criticism) for integrating gay relationship options into games like Mass Effect. Players …

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EA wins LGBT equality award

The Human Rights Campaign has awarded publisher EA a 100 per cent rating in its LGBT workplace equality report. To receive the award businesses must demonstrate policies, benefits and practices that are best-in-class demonstrations of corporate commitments to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees”. Only companies that score 100 per …

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Stephen Fry and Charlie Brooker back EA in gay row

Publisher EA has received some very public backing over the weekend from two very high profile celebrities – Stephen Fry and Charlie Brooker. Their vocal backing comes as EA faces increased criticism from anti-gay protestors (mainly in the US and mainly from religious groups) over the ability of Mass Effect …

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Gay Tony gets XBL discount

Microsoft has confirmed that the second expansion for Grand Theft Auto IV, called the Ballad of Gay Tony, is on sale for the next seven days on Xbox Live. The premium DLC normally costs 1600 Microsoft Points, or around 13.70. However, this week Microsoft has cut 400 MSP from that …

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XBL addresses gay rights complaints

Microsoft has confirmed a change to its terms and conditions that will allow users to more freely express themselves in their online gamertag. The move comes amidst criticisms that Microsoft had unfairly discriminated against users of minority or ethnic groups by blocking the use of terms or names that can …

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