Fortnite Removes Travis Scott Emote Due to Astroworld Tragedy
Adrian Werner, 09 November 2021, 14:14
After last week's tragedy, Epic Games and Sony are distancing themselves from Travis Scott. The artist's dance emote has been removed from Fortnite, and the PS5 ad video featuring the rapper has disappeared from the PlayStation channel.
Reckful Committed Suicide - WoW Community Pays Tribute
Bart Swiatek, 03 July 2020, 11:58
Byron „Reckful” Bernstein - one of the best known World of Warcraft streamer - committed suicide yesterday. Reckful has been struggling with depression for years. The WoW community paid tribute to the deceased by organizing memorials inside the game.
Gamer Gets 15 Months in Prison for Swatting
Barth Faryna, 17 September 2019, 19:56
A teenager wanted revenge on his colleague for losing a bet in Call of Duty: WWII. In retaliation, he sent a SWAT unit to what he though was his current adress. However, things went in an unforeseen direction and everything ended tragically.
The Co-creator of Night in the Woods Passes Away
Bart Swiatek, 02 September 2019, 14:08
Canadian developer Alec Holowka, co-creator of Night in the Woods, has passed away on Saturday. His death was most likely the result of a suicide. Last week, the developer was accused of physical and psychological violence and blocking the careers of several women with whom he had worked in the past.
Walmart Hides Violent Games and ESPN Drops Apex Legends Tournament
Frozen, 09 August 2019, 21:18
Walmart ordered its employees to remove violent video games from the display, and ESPN cancels Apex Legends tournament broadcast. Both were caused by the recent shootings in the United States.
Take-Two CEO Against Blaming Video Games; Science: He's Right, You Know
Julia Dragovic, 06 August 2019, 12:58
Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick referred to the words of Republicans, including Donald Trump, who after the events in El Paso and Dayton blamed video game for the shooting. In his corner of the ring, science is giving him water and tactical advice.
Valve Purges Steam of Homages to Christchurch Terrorist
Conrad Hazi, 18 March 2019, 17:04
Kotaku reports that Steam has been purged of over a hundred various material that approved of the Christchurch terrorist. Valve does not comment on the situation, but consequently removes all reported cases of rule abuse.