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Backlash Forces Google to Ditch Anti-Gay Shooting Game, 'Ass Hunter'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 24
After a backlash over its virtually murderous, anti-gay app, Google has removed "Ass Hunter," a game from the Android store that advocates killing gay men for sport.

Video Game Company to Fix Anti-Gay 'Glitch' in 'Sims 4'

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 9
Officials from video game company Electronic Arts announced this week that it would fix an anti-gay "glitch" in its newly released computer game "The Sims 4."

Hack Attack on PlayStation: Work of Spoilsports or Cyber-Terrorists?

CORPORATE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 30
When you think of terrorism, images of terrific damage, large-scale loss of life, tragedy and destruction come to mind. But an interruption of multiplayer gaming?

'GayStation' Sells for More Than 10 Times PS4 Price

VIDEO GAMES | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 5
Attention gaymers: The "GayStation" was sold for more than $4,000.

"Coming Out Simulator 2014? Smart, Heartfelt Game

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Jul 19
Coming out is tough. Enter, then, "Coming Out Simulator 2014," which not only takes you back to that first time but hands you the keys to someone else's coming out tale.

’Final Fantasy’ Video Game Update Allows Same-Sex Marriages

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 17
An upcoming update for the popular PlayStation and PC game, "Final Fantasy XIV," will allow players to enter into same-sex marriages after the game’s officials initially decided to exclude gay marriage.

Nintendo Says No to Virtual Equality in Life Game

VIDEO GAMES | By Derrik J. Lang | May 7
Nintendo isn’t allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game.

Christian Video Game Makers Blame Satan for Game’s Demise

VIDEO GAMES | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 29
The officials behind a Christian video game are blaming the Kickstarter’s failure on Satan.

Game Makers to Explore Social Issues at Conference

CULTURE | By Derrik J. Lang | Mar 17
The video game industry is taking itself more seriously.

New Facebook Game Allowed Users to Kill LGBT Activists

VIDEO GAMES | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 4
A new Facebook game recreates the violent fights that occurred during Georgia’s Gay Pride Parade last month, allowing users to kill LGBT activists.

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