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Fortnite under scrutiny in Indonesia, while Egypt issues fatwa against Epic’s hit over “Kaaba destruction” content
On July 5, Sandiaga Uno, Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy Minister, called for a ban on Fortnite. This happened days after Egypt’s Rabat-Al-Azhar Fatwa Global Center issued a fatwa against video games, and Fortnite specifically.
Shares of EA and other video game companies plummet after Trump links games to mass shootings
Acts of violence are once again blamed on video games. US President Donald Trump implicated games as the reason for two shootings in Texas that killed more than 30 people. Following Trump’s speech, biggest game publishers saw their shares sink.