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‘Call of Duty’ Developer Removes ‘White Power’‘OK Sign’ From Game

Culture
July 14th, 2020 6:13 PM

The video game industry is taking racism VERY seriously, especially game developers like Infinity Ward, who have removed the “OK” hand gesture from Call of Duty’s in-game animations because of its associations with “white supremacy.”

Protest Platform: China Cracks Down on 'Animal Crossing' Video Game

April 18th, 2020 5:46 PM
Communist China is now trying to take the fun out of the new game Animal Crossing: New Horizons by banning sales of it there, and it's all thinaks to the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong using the game as a platform to get their dissident message across.

EPIC! GLAAD, Microsoft Produce Trans Video Game

Culture
November 15th, 2019 1:38 PM
Get ready, gamers. Microsoft has teamed up with GLAAD to create a video game where players get to control a trans character! I’ll let you catch your breath. Debuting at Microsoft’s “X019” tech event in London, the game Tell Me Why features “a playable main character who identifies as transgender.”  

Rated T for Triggered: NYT Does Roundup of Absurd Progressive Gaming

TechWatch
October 18th, 2019 3:20 PM
If competitive soccer games are too toxically masculine for your taste, and if your idea of “diversity” is an all-black cast, The New York Times has some games for you! The Times in mid-October posted “Fear, Anxiety and Hope: What It Means to Be a Minority in Gaming,” a roundup of diverse and (uniformly) progressive video game creators who The Times hopes will replace…

Former World of Warcraft Developer Disavows Company Over China

TechWatch
October 9th, 2019 2:39 PM
Video game industry legend Mark Kern disavowed Blizzard for kowtowing to Chinese censorship, encouraging gamers to “rise up” and “#BoycottBlizzard.” Kern, who grew up in Asia, was involved in some of Blizzard Entertainment’s most famous games. He worked as a producer for demon-slaying epic “Diablo 2” and as a team lead on “World of Warcraft.…

‘I Was Not Supposed to Be Born’: ‘Gamer’ ‘Ninja’ Shares Pro-Life Story

Culture
July 19th, 2019 11:54 AM
Here’s a positive one for you. Wildly popular Youtube personality and Twitch video game streamer “Ninja” is telling his fans about his mother’s choice to give birth rather than aborting him at the behest of doctors. Ninja told Live Action about his pro-life story and how grateful he is for his mother choosing life.