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Electronic Arts tweets Sims’ support for LGBT Pride

VIA: GAMEZONE | Monday, June 30, 2014
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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 same-sex marriages. It also boasts the slogan: "Be proud in The Sims 4." ...

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Nintendo apologizes for lack of virtual equality for gay gamers

| Saturday, May 10, 2014
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[caption id="attachment_137761" align="alignleft" width="665"][media-credit name="Nintendo" align="alignleft" width="665"][/media-credit] The cover of the video game, "Tomodachi Life."[/caption] 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...

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

Courthouse News Service | Friday, January 25, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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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 and have romantic encounters. If...

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