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Steven Universe: On Queer Magic And Censorship

By now you may have heard of the Steven Universe petition currently circulating the Internet. Fans aren’t asking series creator Rebecca Sugar for more episodes, or specific story, they’re not asking for a movie or live-action series. No, a petition was posted on change.org asking Cartoon Network UK to end the ‘homophobic’ editing/censorship of the beloved cartoon. For the […]

New Error Code Draws Attention To Censorship

A new error code has been introduced that will prevent content that is restricted by governments in various countries to be restricted. On Friday, a group responsible for Internet Standards the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG), approved a new HTTP code that will differentiate between sites that aren’t available due to technical reasons and others which are […]

Pixels Censored To Appease China

The box office hit Pixels has apparently been censored in China due to fear it would cause “some sensitivity” to Chinese audiences. According to leaked emails from Sony, a sequence wherein national monuments such as the Taj Mahal and Washington Monument are destroyed was shortened to appease China, as one scene depicted The Great Wall being destroyed by video game […]

Weekly Recap 02/03/2014

Hello, and welcome back to the weekly recap of all the biggest news in gaming. Let’s get this started with the headlines. Pac is Back! Nintendo Announces Online Termination Seth Rogen to Direct ‘Nintendo vs Sega’ ‘Minecraft’ Movie Confirmed ‘Day-Z’ creator leaves Bohemia Day-Z has really become quite the phenomenon since it’s original mod version […]