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Google Play removes android game that advocates killing gays for sport

Monday, November 24, 2014
Google has removed a controversial game from its android store that advocated the killing of gays for sport. ...

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Electronic Arts tweets Sims’ support for LGBT Pride

Monday, June 30, 2014
As LGBT Pride Month comes to a close, EA's community team has shared an image of support on the official Twitter account for The Sims 4. The image depicts the diverse range of relationships available in the game, including ...

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Nintendo apologizes for lack of virtual equality for gay gamers

Saturday, May 10, 2014
The cover of the video game, "Tomodachi Life."
Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game. The publisher said that while it was too late to change the current game, it ...

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Reddit ‘Gaymers’ fight cease-and-desist letter from trademark holder

Friday, January 25, 2013
Gay video game enthusiasts who belong to a "Gaymer" subsection of the website Reddit have urged the U.S. Patent and Trademark office to cancel registration of the term. ...

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Electronic Arts defends allowing same-sex relationships in video games

Monday, April 9, 2012
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Video game developer and distributor Electronic Arts, under fire from Christian right groups for including same-sex relationship options in their games, has dismissed the complaints, calling them political harassment. ...

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Microsoft to WV town: the word ‘gay’ is inappropriate ‘in any context’

Friday, September 10, 2010
Microsoft Corp. and the chief rules enforcer for Xbox Live apologized to a small WV town and a 26-year-old gamer accused of violating their conduct by publicly declaring he's from Fort Gay -- a name the company considered offensive. ...

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Gay sex scene revealed in new ‘Dragon Age’ video game

Sunday, December 6, 2009
Acclaimed new video game Dragon Age: Origins features a ‘secret’ gay sex scene involving a man and an elf, it has been revealed. The game, developed by BioWare, allows players to develop combat and magic skills, interact with other characters ...

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