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‘Rape Day’ video game tests Steam content policy

7 Comments | Ian Miles Cheong

A new video game promises to allow players to fulfill their darkest rapist fantasies in a zombie apocalypse scenario. The game is called Rape Day, and it is set to launch on Valve’s Steam gaming platform. The description is plain and straightforward: “Rape Day is a game where you can…

BioWare’s Anthem is broken and bricking PlayStation 4s

1 Comment | Ian Miles Cheong

BioWare’s latest — and worst rated — shooter, Anthem, is facing more than just bad reviews: it’s also bricking consoles. According to redditors, the game often crashes and occasionally takes the system down with it. And in some cases, the system never starts back up. One complaint thread by ForTheMasters…

Twitch competitor Stream.Me gone after threats against owners’ kids

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The abrupt disappearance of Texas-based streaming platform Stream.Me earlier today has set the internet ablaze with speculation. The rapidly growing livestreaming site first errored out with a 404 Not Found, then a 403 Forbidden, and users soon noticed that all Stream.Me apps had been removed from the app stores as…

Wildlife charity funds paramilitary forces to combat poaching

2 Comments | Ian Miles Cheong

The World Wide Fund, the global conservation charity, is doing more than simply driving awareness for the status of endangered animals — it’s also fully militarized. BuzzFeed has uncovered details about how the WWF is funding paramilitary forces throughout the world that have allegedly tortured and killed people in nature…

Ian McKellen canceled for supporting Kevin Spacey

1 Comment | Ian Miles Cheong

The actor best known for playing Gandalf in Lord of the Rings, Ian McKellen, is facing the heat for statements about disgraced actor Kevin Spacey and alleged gay sexual abuser Bryan Singer. McKellen shared a controversial theory on why Spacey and Singer allegedly abused underaged men on a podcast called…

Activision kills Call of Duty statistic trackers

Leave a Comment | Ian Miles Cheong

Activision’s changes to Call of Duty’s API have killed support for all the third-party stat trackers that allow independent software developers to track and maintain records of players in the popular first-person shooter series, including the latest title, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Curiously, Activision’s official Companion App has…

EA Games under fire for ‘blacklisting’ critical Anthem reviewers

27 Comments | Ian Miles Cheong

“Destiny killer” Anthem is facing scathing criticism and it seems that instead of making promises to improve the game, EA Games has decided to hit its critics where it hurts. Their wallets. Youtuber Gggmanlives, whose game reviews have garnered an impressive 212k subscribers, earlier today alleged that his negative review…