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Chinese authorities order video games companies to remove content “breeding unhealthy tendencies” such as ambiguous representations of sexuality
In yet another curb on China’s video games industry, the country’s authorities told Tencent and NetEase to remove ambiguous representations of sexuality and identity from games. Content glorifying wealth should also be removed.
Fusebox Games layoffs reportedly affected devs who criticized sexist content in games
Last month, several staff members at Fusebox Games were laid off as part of restructure, with the company shifting to a “more agile co-development approach.” Some of these redundancies, it now turns out, might have to do with the open letter signed on May 24 by 31 employees warning the executive team of “problematic content” in mobile title Matchmaker: Puzzles and Stories.
Boyfriend Dungeon raises bar for sensitive design, but also raises questions about artistic freedom
Dungeon crawler / dating sim Boyfriend Dungeon, in which you romance your weapons, came out on August 11 to immediately generate controversy over the sensitive themes it deals with. These include stalking, emotional manipulation and domestic abuse.