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Indian government arresting children caught playing PUBG

In March, the Indian state of Gujarat banned the incredibly popular battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). While government officials tried – and failed – to have the game removed from the Google Play Store, the Gujarat government is enforcing the ban by arresting citizens caught with the game – including children. PUBG is available on both PC and mobile

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Nepalese government bans PUBG, effective immediately

On Thursday, the government of Nepal banned the immensely popular online battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The blanket ban follows a request from Nepal’s federal investigation authority, and prohibits all internet service providers, mobile operators and network service providers from streaming of the game, effective immediately. In a statement to Reuters, the deputy director at Nepal Telecommunications Authority, Sandip

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No, Saudi Arabia didn’t ban 47 games in a single day, and that’s just the start of the false reporting

I like to give Australians a bit of crap over how miserably their government approaches mature-themed video games, but truth be told, Australia has nothing on the over-the-top nonsense that comes out of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This week, several Western news outlets reported that the Saudi Arabian government had added 47 games to the list of those banned

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Publisher responds to We Happy Few being banned in Australia

Note: while this post contains some factual information, it is largely for entertainment purposes. G’day kids. It’s me. The really-real Randy Pitchford.* The Randster. As the CEO and President of Gearbox Software, the publisher of We Happy Few, I wanted to address the Australian government’s decision to ban the sale of our game, so naturally I turned to the most

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