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Twitch bans AO-rated streaming as Hatred arrives on Steam

Streaming platform Twitch has said that users will not be permitted to stream Adults Only (AO) rated games on its service. The ban applies to all games rated AO by the ESRB in the US, regardless of the region in which they are purchased or played. The decision was made …

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Twitch bans all Adults Only-rated games

Streaming network Twitch has announced it no longer allows games carrying ESRB’s Adults Only rating to be streamed on its service. "Simply put, AO games are not welcome on Twitch," the company wrote on its official blog. "Previously, we made game-specific decisions about which games would and would not be …

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GOG refusing to sell Hatred, according to dev

Hatred developer Destructive Creations has announced GOG will not carry its controversial shooter Hatred when it releases next week. The studio claims the digital storefront has refused to distribute the game.” Hatred was previously delisted from Steam’s Greenlight pages, before Valve approved the game for release on its popular distribution …

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Hatred set to launch on Steam in June

Controversial shooter Hatred will launch on Steam this June, developer Destructive Creations has announced. The ultra-violent Windows PC game will arrive via Valve’s platform on June 1st. It’s set to become the first Adults Only-rated title available on the digital storefront. Hatred made news last December when Valve banned and …

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Hatred issued Adults Only rating

Destructive Creation’s controversial upcoming title Hatred has been issued an AO for Adults Only rating by the Entertainment Software Rating Board. Speaking with Games Industry, an unidentified ESRB representative confirmed the rating – adding that content descriptors for intense language, violence, blood and gore would be required for sale of …

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Hatred returns to Steam, allegedly with the help of Gabe Newell

Just a day after being yanked from the service, Hatred is back on Steam Greenlight. Perhaps more surprising however is that the developer of the controversial shooter says that it was Valve boss Gabe Newell himself who sought to overturn its removal. Yesterday I heard that we were taking Hatred …

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Valve removes Hatred from Greenlight

Valve has pulled Destructive Creation’s controversial title Hatred from Steam’s Greenlight pages, expressing concern that it doesn’t fit the company’s publishing standards. The game was pulled earlier today, just a few hours after it launched on the Greenlight service. A post from Destructive Creations shares a portion of the message …

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Björn Borg is making a game, called First Person Lover, that spoofs Hatred

The fashion label owned by a Swedish tennis legend that specialises in underwear is making a video game that spoofs the recently announced controversial title, Hatred. Digested all that? Good. Bjrn Borg, the Swedish fashion firm owned by the tennis player of the same name, has announced it is making …

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Hatred creator defends game’s ‘honest’ approach

The creator of controversial title Hatred has said that the only thing that differentiates his game from existing titles is the honesty of its approach. The game hit the headlines last week for its depiction of brutal violence, leading Epic Games to request the removal of the Unreal Engine logo …

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Epic requests Unreal Engine logo removal from Hatred trailer

A trailer for a new ultra-violent video game has sent the moral compass of the game industry into a spin – and gained plenty of attention for developer Destructive Creations. Hatred is a Polish-made title that sees players take control of a character emerging from a monochrome coloured basement armed …

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